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Wizards drop preseason finale to Knicks 103-100

What happened:  John Wall scored 29 points and Otto Porter had 22, but Carmelo Anthony topped all with 30 points including the go-ahead 3-point play with 13.9 seconds left as the Washington Wizards fell to the New York Knicks 103-100 on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. Rasual Butler’s 3-pointer tied the back-and-forth game at 100-100
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Gray, Transportation Officials Launch moveDC Plan

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and the city’s Department of Transportation released Tuesday its long-range transportation plan, which aims to making walking and biking safer and easier for residents, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality along major transportation routes. The moveDC plan was developed in close collaboration with residents, outlines policies, programs and capital investments
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D.C. Support Group Provides Scholarships for Children

National reports often point to the negative behavior of and poor decisions made by today’s youth. But without a loving home and parents to guide them, many children find themselves struggling just to remain alive. One woman from Maryland decided that talking about the problem wasn’t enough – she became determined to find ways to
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Petey Jones, immortalized in ‘Remember the Titans,’ still works at T.C. Williams High School

The golf cart swung onto the sidewalk and out stepped a man, 61 years old with salty hair and bad knees. “Alexandria City Public Schools,” read the badge around his neck, which dangled next to a gold cross. “Security officer,” read his polo shirt, underneath the red T.C. Williams High School jacket, which covered the walkie-talkie labeled,
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NerdWallet & Eventbrite find the best cities for Halloween parties, DC in top 20

Here’s a fun piece: Americans will spend an estimated $7.4 billion on Halloween this year. Between costumes, candy and parties, consumers invest a lot of time and money in this holiday and have high expectations to match. Personal finance site NerdWallet and Eventbrite, an online marketplace for events, teamed up to find the best places
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DC named one of the ‘rattiest cities’ in the US

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — Washington, D.C. is crawling with rodents, according to Orkin, which put the nation’s capital on its Top 20 Rattiest Cities List. The list is based on 2013 data from the cities where Orkin performed the most rodent treatments. The District ranked third on the list. Chicago was the city with the most
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‘Men Make a Difference’ in Prince George’s County schools

Malik Shakur said he was so inspired by the participation at the Prince George’s County School System’s annual “Men Make a Difference Day” on Monday that he is seriously considering joining the PTSA at his son’s school, John Hanson Montessori School in Oxon Hill. Shakur, an attorney who is scheduled to be in court later
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Wizards lose Bradley Beal to wrist fracture (Video)

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