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Secret Service Permanently Closes Sidewalk Near White House

Following a series fence-jumping incidents, Secret Service placed a new restriction on the sidewalk near the White House's south fence. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: A Great Night For D.C. Playoff Sports

Ward 1 still doesn't have a secured spot for a shelter, D.C. ambulance dispatched to wrong location, and more news. [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Frager's Hardware Changes Hands

Also, Nat Geo sticks with a Bill O'Reilly production, and more in the news. [ more › ]

Man Convicted Under D.C.'s Revenge Porn Law For The First Time

Lamont Roberts was sentenced to nine years in prison for crimes under the city's "criminalization of non-consensual pornography" law as well as for making threats, stalking, and assault. [ more › ]

After Two Years Of Campaigning, Contracted Airport Workers Win A Living Wage

Some 5,000 people, many of whom make the federal minimum of $7.25 an hour, will see their wages increase to $12.75 by 2020. [ more › ]

This Week in Jazz, Featuring Ensemble Kolossus & Jazz At The Atlas

Also, the Calvin Jones Big Band Festival, Afro Blue, Bisio & Fefer, Victor Provost, Marsalis & Elling, plus much more. [ more › ]

D.C. Police Are Searching For Men With AK47s Suspected Of Robbery

Police say the two men robbed an armored truck driver in Brightwood this morning. [ more › ]

Station Closures, Service Disruptions, And Delays Are All Over Metrorail This Weekend

Greenbelt, College Park, Farragut West, McPherson Square, and the lower levels of Metro Center will be closed this weekend. [ more › ]

The DCist Guide To FilmFest DC 2017

From music documentaries to political dramas and crowd-pleasing comedy, the festival has something for everyone. [ more › ]

Boy, Bye: Jason Chaffetz Is Not Running For Reelection In 2018

Americans For Self-Rule is going to have to find another anti-District congressmember to target. [ more › ]

First Look: Poke Papa Makes A Splash In Chinatown

Poke Papa (806 H St. NE) is one of a new batch of restaurants introducing Washington to the Hawaiian dish. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: D.C. Has To Dumb Down Its Licenses

For all those out of state ID checkers who don't know what the District of Columbia is. Also, a political battle playing out in balcony banners, the summer camp bar idea comes back, and more in the news. [ more › ]

How To Save Enough Money Selling Your Home To Travel Around The World

DCist spoke with Justin Spradlin who used homezen to sell his home, saving him $10,000 in the process—cold hard cash that normally would have gone straight into a realtor's pocket. With no lawn to mow or mortgages to pay alongside his...Show More Summary

Go Home Already: D.C. Top Patrol Cop Leaving For The Wharf

D.C.'s original gated community, changes to a Maryland rape law, and other end-of-day news. [ more › ]

Georgetown Holds Ceremonies To Honor Slaves, Apologize To Descendants

"With pain that will never leave us, we resist moving on but embrace moving forward with hope," said Reverend Timothy Kesicki, president of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the U.S. [ more › ]

Weekly Music Agenda, Featuring Punk Rock, Causes, And Boy Bands

Help support RAINN and Girls Rock! DC, which are both holding benefit concerts this week. [ more › ]

National Building Museum Is Giving Us All Hives This Summer

The latest from their popular Summer Block Party program. [ more › ]

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