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Obama wants to propel K-12 schools into digital age

The president’s budget proposal would invest in K-12 computer science and preschool, college for needy students.

D.C. fire department’s medical director resigns

Jullette M. Saussy had been hired from New Orleans eight months ago

Leggett requests $1.33 million to prepare trail land for Purple Line construction

About $750,000 would go to fighting lawsuits anticipated from residents who have built fences, sheds and other structures on trail land preserved for light-rail line.

Violette Verdy, ballet star who thrived under Balanchine, dies at 82

She danced from 1958 to 1976 at the New York City Ballet and later directed the Paris Opera Ballet.

With rebel Democrat, Va. Senate poised to vote on Roush replacement

Sen. Lucas’s decision to split with her party will allow the Senate to consider Rossie Alston’s for the high court.

The 9:30 Club Is Getting Its Very Own TV Show

"Live At 9:30" will air musical performances filmed in recent months (interspersed with interviews, short films, and comedic bits) on PBS. [ more › ]

Forecast: Temperatures expected to plummet in D.C. this weekend

The D.C. area is expected to see temperatures in the single digits this weekend. Capital Weather Gang's Angela Fritz has your forecast and temperature predictions.

Hospital group bankrolls ominous-sounding TV ads against regulatory bill

Ad urges viewers to stop legislation “that will financially ruin your local hospital.”

Pineapple and Pearls will begin serving coffee on Friday

The take-away cafe from chef Aaron Silverman will offer espresso drinks, drip coffee, pastries and breakfast sandwiches.

Huge snowflakes paint a wintry scene across the Washington region (Photos)

Snow is tapering off across the Washington region, but not before coating the ground in a lovely blanket of white.

Fairfax County estimates police reforms will cost $35 million

County supervisors begin the long process of implementing 202 reforms inspired by 2013 Geer shooting.

Hogan on veto override: 'I don't take it personally'

The Maryland Senate voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of a bill that would allow felons to register to vote after they are released. Hogan says this could become an election issue.

Metro ridership continues to plummet along with service

New report tracks plunge in passenger numbers in 2015 and relates it to customer service.

Va. Senate passes bill restricting development proffers

Local officials in Northern Va. say legislation will hamper efforts to mitigate impacts of new development

Metro Has A Big Problem With Riders: There Are Fewer Of Them

A report says the decrease "was pervasive and not linked to any particular event or weather." [ more › ]

Modernist marvel or monstrosity: What do you think of D.C.'s concrete fortresses?

Martin Moeller, senior curator at the National Building Museum, shares his thoughts on a few of D.C.'s monuments to modernity.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan raised about $1.7 million in first year in office

Hogan’s campaign coffers double the size of predecessor Martin O’Malley’s headed into second year of term.

Page & Perspective: A Critical Critique of Criticism

The New York Times' A.O. Scott will speak about his new book at Politics & Prose on Thursday. [ more › ]

Restaurateurs want your crowdfunding money, but what are they using it for?

Owners also see online campaigns as a way to build a community before they even open their doors.

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