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Black students file civil rights complaint against Richmond schools over discipline practices

In the majority-black school district, black students with disabilities faced suspension at 13 times the rate as white peers without disabilities.

Virginia could be facing much bigger budget shortfall than expected

Gov. McAuliffe set to announce a figure Friday in the range of $1.5 billion, two people said

Residents sue city over homeless shelter in NW

In the first legal challenge to plan to create neighborhood homeless shelters, neighbors argue they weren’t allowed input

How a federal ruling changes the rights of graduate student workers

A federal ruling has opened up the way for graduate students working at private universities to unionize. Here’s how the legal fight played out.

A majority of Maryland students fall short, again, on state Common Core tests

Passing rates are low for a second year while math scores tick up, English remains flat.

Washington Monument will close until mid-September for elevator repairs

After a check-up, the landmark will reopen before closing for nine months for further repairs, including an elevator control system upgrade.

D.C. Breaks Tourism Record With 21.3 Million Visitors In 2015

It's the seventh consecutive year of record-breaking visitor numbers. [ more › ]

Federal lawsuit seeks to establish a constitutional right to education

The lawsuit alleges that Connecticut's limits on magnet and charter schools have trapped poor, inner-city students in failing schools.

PM Update: Heat and humidity returns Thursday

The end of our short break from mid-summer weather is here. Temperatures are back near 90 tomorrow.

This Week in Jazz: Veteran Steve Novosel Leads His Own Group

Steve Novosel, Sarah Vaughan tribute at Westminster, Boat Burning, James Hall, plus much more. [ more › ]

The Washington Monument Could Close For Several Months

It will be closed until September and then NPS will create a full modernization plan that could take months to complete, according to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. [ more › ]

A way too early look at next winter's weather

Winter outlooks presented by several long-range forecasters may send shivers down your spine.

TSA Pre-Check center opens at Tysons DMV

Finally, a reason you might actually want to go to the DMV.

Here's Your Chance To Play Pro Arena Football

The brand new Washington Valor announced an open tryout on October 8. [ more › ]

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