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Mother Of Alleged Child Victim Of D.C. Police Officer Sues City

The officer allegedly involved was found dead of an apparent suicide. [ more › ]

Fracking our forests

Is nothing sacred? Of all groups, the U.S. Forest Service should protect the lands it controls, but this week it introduced a plan that would allow limited hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in the 1.1 million-acre George Washington National Forest, which straddles Virginia and West Virginia. Read full article >>

Immigrants To Celebrate Obama's Immigration Reform At White House

But activists are getting ready to take measures to ensure Republicans will pass a permanent bill. [ more › ]

Out and About: Weekend Picks

This weekend: A beer festival, ballet inside the National Gallery of Art, a food drive by bike, and more. [ more › ]

Popcorn-Loving Thieves Steal Popped! Republic Food Truck

If you see it, call police or email [ more › ]

Little chance D.C. Council acts on marijuana sales by year’s end

On Tuesday, a D.C. Council committee is scheduled to take up the Marijuana Legalization and Regulation Act of 2013 — a bill that would allow for the sale, taxation and regulation of legal marijuana in the District. With scant weeks remaining in the D.C. Council session, the fact that the Committee on Business, Regulatory and […]

The Weekly Feed: Thanksgiving On a Roll Edition

A thanksgiving meal in sandwich form. Plus: A new Japanese noodle bar, discounted food, and more. [ more › ]

DCist Preview: Wyatt Cenac @ Black Cat

"The thing that keeps bringing me down there is that there's a Shake Shack in the train station." [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Not Welcome Edition

In the news: Marion Barry hospitalized, safety concerns may delay Metro's new rail cars, and more. [ more › ]

Obama Pledges Immigration Reforms That Would Protect Five Million From Deportation

"But today, our immigration system is broken, and everybody knows it." [ more › ]

Go Home Already: Trusty Old Car

End-of-day news: Meet the team working to bring the Olympics to D.C., punk nostalgia in D.C. has reached its apotheosis, and more. [ more › ]

ZooLights, By The Numbers

500,000 LED lights, 31 displays and more. [ more › ]

Casa Ruby Seeks Community Support To Open Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth

Casa Ruby needs $30,000 to help open a 12-bed homeless shelter for LGBT youth. [ more › ]

Popcorn & Candy: Give Paris One More Chance Edition

This week in film: Tommy Lee Jones directs, a tribute to V?ra Chytilová, and more. [ more › ]

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