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Overheard in D.C.: Fun for Kids

"It's okay, I Bonnaroo'd once. I can handle this." [ more › ]

Caption This: A Lemur With A Pumpkin

It's also Halloween at the National Zoo. [ more › ]

D.C.’s need for expanded after-school programs

A new nationwide survey of parents shows the District has the highest after-school participation rate in the United States. On the other hand, the District is 49th in the percentage of low-income children enrolled. Read full article...

Hypothermia Season Starts Tomorrow

It's still not known where some homeless families will be sheltered. [ more › ]

Out of Frame: Nightcrawler

Thoroughly watchable, but perhaps too slick and distant. [ more › ]

Why national interests are offering cash to D.C. school board candidates

A letter to the editor from Elizabeth Davis and Delvone Michael: Across the country, wealthy business interests and conservative political operatives are buying up local boards of education. And if we don’t stand up and say no, D.C. will be the next notch on their belt. Read full article >>

Photos: Spoooooky Halloween Displays In D.C.

  Spiders! Clowns! Skeletons drinking beer! [ more › ]

The Weekly Feed: Braaaaaains Edition

Enjoying sweetbreads, the organ that looks like a brain. Plus: A Godzilla-themed menu, making pasta, and more. [ more › ]

Your Guide To Celebrating Halloween In D.C.

Costume contests, dance parties, free candy and more. [ more › ]

Map: A DIY Brewery Bike Tour

  A 13-mile trip to five D.C. breweries. [ more › ]

Video: Police Seek Persons Of Interest In Sexual Assault, Make Arrest In Sexual Abuse Case

Police are looking for eight persons of interest in a sexual assault that occurred in a home on Benning Road. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Field Of Gold Edition

In the news: Man with ax attacks D.C. police officer, marijuana initiative may mean higher turnout, and more. [ more › ]

Ron Moten demands satisfaction from David Catania

This mayoral race has had a little bit of everything, but not — until Thursday — a Ronald Moten music video. And let’s be honest: Whatever you think of the activist, promoter, organizer, former Republican candidate, erstwhile nonprofit chieftain, Muriel Bowser supporter and occasional defendant, this campaign season has been poorer for it. Puppets can […]

A year later, still no ruling on Loudoun sheriff deputy’s embezzlement case

It was October 2013 when a personnel shift in the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office uncovered a troubling situation: A detective involved with asset forfeiture had allegedly embezzled more than $200,000, two sources close to the situation said. Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman called in the Virginia State Police to investigate. The deputy was placed on administrative […]

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