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Thousands move in and out of schools during the year, creating disruptions More than 10,000 students transferred into or out of the Districts public schools during the 2013-2014 school year, a massive ebb and flow that experts say is linked to lower achievement and faltering graduation rates.Read full article >>
Washington Post | 5 hours, 14 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Glenn Ford, wrongfully convicted in Louisiana murder case, dies at 65 Glenn Ford, who spent more than 29 years in a notorious Louisiana prison before his release from death row after a judge ruled that he had been wrongfully convicted of murder, died June 29 in New Orleans. He was 65.Read full article >>
Washington Post | 5 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Man dies after stabbing at NoMa-Gallaudet Metro station A man died Saturday after being stabbed at the NoMa-Gallaudet station on the Metros Red Line, District police said.The Fourth of July stabbing prompted Metro to close the station and begin shuttling passengers by bus to other stations, creating headaches
Washington Post | 6 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
How Md.s new Democratic party leaders plan to halt GOP momentum Patrick H. Murray was a precocious 23-year-old and just a few years removed from finishing his undergraduate work at Swarthmore College when he became director of the Kansas Democratic Party in 2003.I joke that all five other Democrats in the state had jo
Washington Post | 6 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Bus drivers fears of assaults rise to the top of Metrobus challenges Metrobus drivers transport an average of 465,000 passengers a day in the Washington region, and increasingly, officials say, a number of those riders are taking out their frustrations on bus operators.Read full article >>
Washington Post | 7 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
School districts infamous database for suspicious conduct scrapped Two years after school officials created a database to track allegations of inappropriate employee conduct toward students, Montgomery County is dismantling the project, which one official said critics came to see as the infamous database.Read full articl
Washington Post | 7 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Weather Gang: Take a look behind the scenes at the National Mall fireworks show The guy responsible for tonights fireworks tells us what it takes to make us ooh and aah.
Washington Post | 13 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Phil Austin, co-founder of Firesign Theatre, dies at 74 Phil Austin, 74, a founding member of the Firesign Theatre, a satirical comedy group whose albums became a touchstone of the countercultural era, and who created the character of Nick Danger, a wacky detective with the mystical third eye power, died June
Washington Post | 14 hours, 1 minute ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
How to celebrate the Fourth of July in D.C. Here's what you need to know if you're headed to the Mall for Fourth of July festivities:Schedule of events, including the parade, 'A Capitol Fourth' concert and fireworksSuggestions for what and where to eatRead full article >>
Washington Post | 18 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Weather Gang: D.C. area forecast: A few Independence Day showers and maybe a storm, but trending dry by fireworks How long raindrops hang around is the wild card in todays forecast.
Washington Post | 19 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia

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