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City State Archive: June 2011

  • New fees at D.C. DMV

    New fees are scheduled to take effect at the District's Department of Motor Vehicles on Friday. Published June 30 2011

  • Morning Roundup: June 30

    McDonnell the pragmatist; D.C. online gambling is legal; ACLU inconsistent on petition objections; D.C. fire alters course; D.C. budget in flux (again); Liquor tax more than advertised; Grasmick's last day; D.C. drivers love cameras Published June 30 2011

  • Marshall protests gay pride flag to Bernanke

    Virginia Delegate Robert G. Marshall is appealing to Fed Chairman Ben S. Bernanke in his efforts to get a rainbow flag removed from outside the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Published June 29 2011

  • Morning Roundup: June 29

    McDonnell is popular; Wine ships to Maryland; Barry happy about Ward 8 development; Bike lanes 'on hold'; Fairfax officer fired; Man killed after taser incident Published June 29 2011

  • Graham questions handling of Caribbean Festival shooting suspect

    D.C. Council member Jim Graham is questioning officials' efforts to supervise a 19-year-old man accused of gunning down an innocent bystander on Saturday near the Caribbean Festival parade route on Georgia Avenue and Gresham Place in Northwest. Published June 28 2011

  • Morning Roundup: June 28

    Gray changes the discussion; Supreme Court takes D.C. GPS case; Green groups criticize McDonnell's pace; Lottery announces online gambling start dates; Md. gay marriage supporters seek O'Malley's help; Dissension in MPD Published June 28 2011

  • What's up with that?

    Metro's outbound Orange Line to Vienna/Fairfax-GMU was named by Craigslist as the most romantic train station in the nation. Published June 27 2011

  • Morning Roundup: June 27

    DNA links suspect to AU professor's killing; Equality Maryland on the ropes; DOJ will not pursue death penalty in D.C. case; PG Council spurns Baker initiative; Md. young-driver laws appear to be working; GOP looking to take over Va. Senate Published June 27 2011

  • Juvenile justice grants doled out to youth programs

    More than $1.5 million in federal money is being distributed to 24 Maryland youth programs aiming to reduce juvenile recidivism and promote accountability among young people. Published June 26 2011

  • P.G. Council joins 21st century

    In July, the Prince George's County Council will begin streaming their weekly meetings live online. Welcome to the 21st century Prince George's County. Published June 23 2011

  • Morning Roundup: June 23

    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 Published June 23 2011

  • S.C. clinic bans DYRS youth

    A South Carolina behavioral clinic has stopped accepting troubled teens from from the District in the wake of two highly publicized escapes. Published June 22 2011

  • Morning Roundup: June 22

    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 Published June 22 2011

  • Woodley Park returned to Ward 3

    Woodley Park is back in Ward 3, D.C. Council member Mary M. Cheh announced Tuesday. Published June 21 2011

  • Morning Roundup: June 21

    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 Published June 21 2011


    Catholic University plans to phase out coed dorms as a means to reduce the level of binge drinking and casual sexual "hookups" on campus. Published June 20 2011

  • Morning Roundup: June 20

    More poll results; troubled strip club; Peck back in government; Obama team organizing; Lasting effects from dirty tricks; Hospital fight may not be over Published June 20 2011

  • McDonnell signs higher-ed reform bills

    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. Published June 16 2011

  • Morning Roundup, June 16

    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. Published June 16 2011

  • SAIL reaches deal to complete school year

    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. Published June 15 2011