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Maybe the uninspiring preseason results are just a sign of distraction: The local NFL franchise is shopping for a new home. Team owner Dan Snyder said in...
2 hours ago. City Desk
  Hero or Villan? A D.C. man invented the Knee Defender—the $22 contraption that clips onto a tray table and prevents people on planes from reclining their...
27 August 2014, 5:24 pm City Desk
It took just 20 minutes from the time Mayor Vince Gray announced his planned overhaul of the city’s public school assignment system last Thursday for...
27 August 2014, 5:17 pm Housing Complex
It's late summer, which mean's it's time for pumpkin beer. Yes, really.
27 August 2014, 5:01 pm Young & Hungry
Vince Gray just settled on the school boundaries changes last week, and already the councilmembers who want to succeed him have announced they'd like to either delay his...
27 August 2014, 4:30 pm Loose Lips
On Tuesday, The Diane Rehm show had a panel of guests talking about the roles of fraternities and sororities on campus, which eventually turned into a discussion of...
27 August 2014, 4:25 pm City Desk
Last night, a 22-year-old man at the Rhode Island Avenue Metro station attempted to commit suicide by jumping on the train tracks. As a train...
27 August 2014, 3:35 pm City Desk
At-large D.C. Council hopeful Robert White got some help standing out from his many competitors this summer when he received endorsements from two councilmembers. But now at-large rival Brian...
27 August 2014, 2:54 pm Loose Lips
The U.S. Fish and Widlife Service is sticking with its research and saying a proposed Purple Line—a light rail train line that would run from Bethesda...
27 August 2014, 2:38 pm City Desk
Gear Prudence: I’ve made a terrible mistake. I’ve been in a three-year relationship with a sturdy hybrid bike that’s met all my urban bike commuting...
27 August 2014, 2:23 pm City Desk
Before he was mayor, Vince Gray spent years on the D.C. Council with mayoral hopefuls David Catania, Muriel Bowser, and Carol Schwartz. Then in the primary, Gray...
27 August 2014, 2:01 pm Loose Lips
Last year, I stood with Doug Jemal on a portion of a derelict lot on New York Avenue NE that he was planning to turn into a major...
27 August 2014, 1:36 pm Housing Complex
Local organizers of a Michael Brown rally this Saturday evening hope enough people attend to shut down streets in the H Street NE area, as a...
27 August 2014, 11:29 am City Desk
When Roy Slade came to the Corcoran College of Art + Design as dean in 1970, he found an institution at rock bottom. “The facilities...
27 August 2014, 11:11 am Arts Desk
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Theater
At Scena Theatre, two plays about the departed and the remaining
Movies
Britain’s wryest traveling companions are back. (With more Michael Caine impressions!)
Music
The D.C. singer does bright things to dark wave.

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Young & Hungry

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The Straight Dope
Virginity tests and amusement parks, together at last
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