D.C. passes legislation changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day.

D.C., Prince George's County To Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day And Native American Day

Both are aiming to opt out of Columbus Day.
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D.C. is currently unable to regulate recreational marijuana use.

The Chances Of D.C. Legalizing Recreational Marijuana Sales Are Slowly Declining

Mayor Muriel Bowser introduced legislation proposing regulation back in May.
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The Million Moe March advocated for an end to gun violence and DC statehood.

PHOTOS: The Million Moe March Punctuated A Day Of DC Statehood Advocacy With Unity

The community came out to show solidarity and unity following a historic hearing on DC statehood Thursday. Residents took to the streets marching from Captial One Arena to the National Mall to bring awareness to gun violence in the city and encourage peers to vote and get involved in local politics...
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Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon on a brand new short-term family living facility.

'A Safe Place To Regroup': Mayor Bowser Cuts Ribbon On Ward 5 Short-Term Family Housing

The intense humidity and the threat of the sky opening up to a torrential downpour at any given moment was not at the front of community members' minds as they gathered out in front of 1700 Rhode Island Avenue on Wednesday evening. Instead, the crowd was focused on what lay behind the doors of the...
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Mussles will be used to help clean up the Anacostia River.

As Anacostia River Cleanup Continues Residents Say Not Clean Enough

Would you jump in?
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D.C. pools are set to close in August.

Say Goodbye To Summer: DC Pools Begin Closing This Weekend

Pool across the district will begin closing for the season as early as Sunday, August 11.
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Kids will now require specialized SmartTrip cards.

Metro Kids Ride Free SmarTrip Cards Summer Distribution is Cancelled

Students will have to wait just a while longer.
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Mayor Bowser calls on residents to take action on National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Mayor Bowser Wants You to Help Take Guns Off the Street

The call to action was made on National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
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New online course helps to prevent landlord discrimination.

Equal Rights Center Online Course Educates Landlords on Fair Housing

This course can keep you up on the latest housing laws in D.C.
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Homeowners in historic DC districts can apply for renovations grants.

Free Money: How Historic District Homeowners Can Apply for Renovation Grants

Grants of up to $35,000 in for Anacostia residents!
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