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Proposed Bike Path Causes Stir

A Washington D.C church has given a charged response to the District government’s proposals of building a bike lane on the east side of downtown, stating that a bike lane near its property would definitely infringe upon “the constitution protected rights of equal protection of the law and religious...

House Passes D.C. Voucher Bill

The House has passed legislation reauthorizing a D.C. school voucher program. The vote has been high priority for departing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). Passed by 240-191, the program provides $45 million in scholarships to D.C. students from low-income families to attend private schools. It is has...

Protests Occur After Detention of Black Teenager

On Monday evening, Jason Goolsby a freshman at the University of the District of Columbia was arrested by police outside a bank in Southeast. Jason was contemplating whether to withdraw some cash from his bank account along the Pennsylvania Avenue. A woman pushing a baby stroller approached him and he...

Investigations Underway For D.C. Metro System Electrical Malfunction

Following the incident that happened with regard to a Metro system electrical malfunction in January, Federal investigators who have been investigating the incident, recommended that the oversight of the troubled subway system be assumed by the federal government. Should this happen, it will come as an...

Pope Francis Visits D.C.

Pope Francis’ long-awaited visit to the US finally came to be, as he was greeted by exuberant crowds across the streets of Washington D.C. The pope took time during his D.C. visit to address a number of issues during his first public address to the nation. Among the crucial issues he touched on were...

Cool Weather and Rain Expected for Pope’s Visit

Washington, D.C., New York, and Philadelphia each have been having nothing but wonderful blue skies the last several days. What do all three of these major cities have in common with each other? The answer is that they will be the papal host cities for Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. The dry...

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