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Local digest: Attacker said to wield tennis racket in D.C. robbery
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
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TSA head orders new virus safety measures after meeting whistleblower
Airport security officers now have new rules for wearing face shields and changing their gloves.
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Civil rights groups claim D.C. police aided clearing of Lafayette Square protesters on June 1
Their lawsuit asserts D.C. police officers deployed tear gas against escaping demonstrators.
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The cellphone bill came in her dead husband’s name. Changing it wasn’t easy.
Verizon told the widow it could change the account — but the monthly bill would increase.
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D.C. on the brink of allowing felons to vote from prison
Nation’s capital would join Vermont and Maine in allow incarcerated felons to cast ballots.
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In November, Maryland will have ‘a normal election’ despite pandemic
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan does not endorse an all-mail election, but wants absentee ballot applications sent to every voter.
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United says it may furlough as many as 36,000 workers because of pandemic losses
Despite receiving billions in federal aid, the carrier said it can’t support its payroll.
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Wayne Mixson, Florida’s governor for 3 days, has died
Former Florida Gov. Wayne Mixson, whose three-day term was shortest in state history, has died
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Man charged with murder after fatal assault in Montgomery County
The charges were filed after a Hyattsville man was killed in Takoma Park.
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Death of man found along Loudoun County roadway investigated as homicide
His body was discovered along Emerald Point Terrace in Sterling.
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Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students that would prevent many from staying in the US
Harvard, MIT sue to block ICE rule on international students that would prevent many from staying in the US
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Police search for man after child found dead, woman injured
Police in Virginia say that a woman is critically injured and her infant daughter is dead
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Maryland murder suspect apprehended in Rhode Island
A suspect in a Maryland homicide has been apprehended in Rhode Island
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JMU is renaming halls that bear names of Confederate leaders
Virginia’s James Madison University is renaming three buildings that bear the names of Confederate leaders
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University of Maryland to hold some fall classes in-person
The University of Maryland has announced it will hold some in-person classes during the fall semester amid the coronavirus pandemic
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‘Who’s ready for their brain to get bigger?’: To fight virus learning loss, Alexandria schools launch summer class
The initiative involves 500 teachers and three dozen new hires, and is costing $1.7 million.
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Mary Kay Letourneau, teacher jailed for raping student, dies
Mary Kay Letourneau, who married her former sixth-grade student after she was convicted for raping him, has died
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Eight arrested Tuesday near Lafayette Square, D.C. police say
The arrests were made at the site of recent demonstrations in the District.
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Delta, United among airlines that will accept government loans under Cares Act
At least 10 U.S. airlines are seeking relief from covid-19-related losses.
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Eight people shot, three of them fatally, in spasm of summer violence in Washington region
The triple homicide in Southeast Washington on Tuesday morning brought the number of people killed in the District in the first week of July to 11 — contributing to an overall uptick in homicides from last year, which ended with a decade-high number of killings.
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Local Digest: Man charged with setting D.C.’s Albert Pike statue on fire
A roundup of news from the Washington region.
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Hogan eyes White House in 2024, not interested in Senate
With an eye at the presidency, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will launches a virtual book tour.
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PM Update: Isolated evening storms, then more heat and humidity through Wednesday
Despite some morning clouds, we managed to hit 90 for the 12th day in a row.
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U.S. may separate families after federal judge orders ICE to free migrant children
Court sets Thursday deadline for ICE to determine whether it will continue holding more than 100 parents at family detention centers.
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Board allows candidates extra time to get on ballot
Two prominent Republican congressional candidates were given a reprieve by the Virginia State Board of Elections for not filing candidate paperwork on time
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Nonprofit project offers cash lifeline to District’s poorest
Hundreds of families in Ward 8 will receive $1,100 a month for five months.
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Man shot, wounded by Baltimore officers charged with assault
Charging documents say a man who was shot and wounded by Baltimore police while he was having a behavioral health crisis has been charged with first-degree assault
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Virginia gives Freitas, Good and others a pass on campaign filing error
Elections board granted extensions to eight congressional hopefuls who missed the filing deadline.
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D.C. Council rejects tax increase on wealthy, cuts some tax breaks ahead of budget vote
Moves come after Mayor Bowser says it’s “foolhardy to raise taxes” in uncertain times
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Chi Chi, the feathered banana, flew away. Chance brought the cockatiel home.
“This is a time right now when we need some feel-good stories out there.”
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