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The upstart car service Uber offers customers in major cities such as Chicago, San Francisco and Washington a smartphone app to call for a car. It's an innovative idea that many residents love, but not everyone is excited about the new service.
There was a stunning drop in foreclosure activity in the Washington region last year. On one side of the Potomac, it may mean the real estate market is improving. On the other side, it simply means the foreclosure process is stuck in low gear.
Looking to clear space on the legislative calendar for more important work, House Republicans promised last year to ban purely commemorative legislation, like resolutions honoring sports teams or designating awareness days — but that seemingly innocuous move has left some groups frustrated.
Washington is looking to skirt the federal ban on Internet gambling. Preparations are under way for the launch of iGaming, the District's expansion of the lottery to include various online games of chance.
Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty and D.C. City Council Chairman Vincent Gray squared off Wednesday in their latest face-to-face debate ahead of a sharply contested Sept. 14 Democratic primary.