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Dvorak: Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children are putting others at risk The parents who are against vaccines for measles, mumps, rubella and other childhood diseases have proved a point and its a scary one. They are no longer just putting their own kids at risk. By taking their unvaccinated children to the happiest place on E
Washington Post | 2 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Metro victims family expected to file suit against the agency this week The family of Carol Glover, the Alexandria woman who died after being trapped with scores of passengers on a smoke-filled train in a Metro tunnel this month, is expected to file a $10 million lawsuit again the transit agency this week, an attorney for the
Washington Post | 2 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
D.C. fire chief demoted in beer case to be reinstated An arbitrator has ordered the D.C. fire department to reverse former Chief Kenneth B. Ellerbe's demotion of a 33-year veteran employee over his handling of an internal disciplinary matter involving beer found in a fire house. The ruling will reinstate Cap
The Washington Times | 3 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Virginia Senate panel shoots down gun control bills A Virginia Senate panel on Monday killed several gun control initiatives pushed by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe, including bills to require universal background checks on gun show sales and reinstatement of the state's recently-lifted ban on purchasing
The Washington Times | 3 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
D.C. puts its cold emergency plan into effect The District put its cold emergency plan into effect Monday night in anticipation of dangerously cold weather. Under the plan, the city opens warming sites, and increases its effort to shelter those who are without a warm place to stay. The plan is to be
Washington Post | 3 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
D.C. firefighters $47 million overtime bill roils city budget The District government may soon have to issue hundreds of four- and five-digit checks to firefighters totaling almost $47million because it has exhausted nearly all of its legal options in a 14-year dispute regarding overtime pay, officials said Monday.R
Washington Post | 4 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
DEBORAH SIMMONS: Hey, Chris Christie, this is how to give parents a real break ANALYSIS/OPINION: This is National School Choice Week, and it is certainly appropriate to visit an issue that soon will be doing more than marking time on the 2016 presidential campaign trail. For Chris Christie of New Jersey, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, J
The Washington Times | 4 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Painstaking search for six bodies after an Annapolis mansion fire is finally over The painstaking search finally came to an end Monday: the bodies of four children and their grandparents all claimed from the charred remains of an Annapolis mansion.For six days, dozens of firefighters, investigators and even police recruits sifted throu
Washington Post | 4 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
D.C. police marijuana possession citations heavily target poor, mostly are ignored D.C. police have written more than 250 tickets for marijuana possession in the roughly six months since the District relaxed its marijuana laws, but the vast majority of citations have simply been ignored, an analysis by The Washington Times has found. Fr
The Washington Times | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Trauma kits help police control severe bleeding, saving lives When Prince Georges police officer Michael Risher arrived at the house on Cherry Hill Road in Beltsville last summer, he found a woman hiding in the basement with her child. Her boyfriend had just stabbed her, he said, and she was bleeding to death.Read f
Washington Post | 4 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia

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