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City State is The Washington Times' roundup of the best breaking news and original observations across Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

  • Morning Roundup: June 23

    By Matthew CellaPublished June 23, 2011 Comments

    Still not enough cash for D.C.; Lawsuit in South Capitol Street shooting; Gandhi says tax collected properly; More than one-third of petition signatures came from web; Gansler seeking political points?; Parents upset about third-grade textbook's liberal agenda

  • S.C. clinic bans DYRS youth

    By Matthew CellaPublished June 22, 2011 Comments

    A South Carolina behavioral clinic has stopped accepting troubled teens from from the District in the wake of two highly publicized escapes.

  • Morning Roundup: June 22

    By Matthew CellaPublished June 22, 2011 Comments

    Allen is 'tracked'; MPD civilian overrules trial boards; Maryland changes teacher evaluation; Former postmaster general to be named to MWAA board chief; Wells not ruling out mayoral run; D.C. schools getting better; NFL lockout hurts Maryland; McDonnell in Paris

  • Woodley Park returned to Ward 3

    By Matthew CellaPublished June 21, 2011 Comments

    Woodley Park is back in Ward 3, D.C. Council member Mary M. Cheh announced Tuesday.

  • Morning Roundup: June 21

    By Matthew CellaPublished June 21, 2011 Comments

    Ward 7 wants Yvette out; Lottery prepares for online games; Grand jury hears evidence on Gray; Fire department policy harmful to pregnant firefighters; DYRS ward escapes -- again; MetroAccess drivers snooze; Free State not so free; Post poll on AIDS; Va. Senate candidate calls for Holder to step down; GOP candidates visit Maryland

  • WHAT'S UP WITH THAT?

    By Meredith SomersPublished June 20, 2011 Comments

    Catholic University plans to phase out coed dorms as a means to reduce the level of binge drinking and casual sexual "hookups" on campus.

  • Morning Roundup: June 20

    By Matthew CellaPublished June 20, 2011 Comments

    More poll results; troubled strip club; Peck back in government; Obama team organizing; Lasting effects from dirty tricks; Hospital fight may not be over

  • McDonnell signs higher-ed reform bills

    By Paige Winfield CunninghamPublished June 16, 2011 Comments

    Gov. Bob McDonnell said 6,000 more in-state students will be enrolling in Virginia colleges and universities this year, due to higher educations reforms passed this year by the General Assembly.

  • Morning Roundup, June 16

    By Joseph WeberPublished June 16, 2011 Comments

    Prince George's on pace for 100 killings; Maryland appeal court to hear case of same-sex divorce; Sulaimon Brown still fighting D.C. council; Virginia paid thousands for flights during McDonnell's Asia junket; Reagan National turns 70; Car accident lawsuit now has lurid allegations.

  • SAIL reaches deal to complete school year

    By Matthew CellaPublished June 15, 2011 Comments

    D.C. officials have come up with a plan to allow a financially strapped charter school to complete its school year and find new placements for its students.

  • Brown tweets date for online poker hearing

    By Matthew CellaPublished June 15, 2011 Comments

    D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown issued this announcement via Twitter this afternoon: "Learn more about lottery. Finance & Revenue Comm. hearing re: DC Lottery's plans to offer online games. June 29 at 10AM at the Wilson Bldg."

  • Morning Roundup: June 15

    By Joseph WeberPublished June 15, 2011 Comments

    D.C. Council passes fiscal 2012 budget; Sculptor finishes work on MLK memorial on Mall; Va. prepares to create health insurance exchange; McDonnell signs law to improve school safety; Catholic U. ending coed dorms; Metro considers new rail lines; D.C. police redraw precinct boundaries; Allen announces "Blueprint for America's Comeback"

  • McDonnell signs bill outlawing 'cyberbullying'

    By Paige Winfield CunninghamPublished June 14, 2011 Comments

    Using your cell phone to send a malicious text message with "profane, threatening or indecent language" will become a Class 1 misdemeanor beginning July 1.

  • UPDATE: P.G. County identifies site for potential Redskins HQ

    By Joseph WeberPublished June 14, 2011 Comments

    UPDATE: Prince George's County officials release details on analysis/plan for bringing Washington Redskins' headquarters from Loudoun County

  • REPORT: Maryland among least free U.S. states

    By David HillPublished June 14, 2011 Comments

    A recent study ranked Maryland among the nation's least free states.

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