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Ryan M. McDermott

Articles by Ryan M. McDermott

The opposition to Mayor Muriel Bowser's plan to relocate homeless families to shelters in each ward mounted at Thursday's hearing, during which more than 90 people signed up to speak their mind during a public hearing on the proposal. (Ryan M. McDermott/The Washington Times)

D.C. residents blast Bowser's homeless plan

D.C. residents chided Mayor Muriel Bowser on Thursday for a lack of transparency in her plan to relocate homeless families to shelters in each ward, as some lawmakers retreated from their resounding praise of the plan. Published March 17, 2016

The house at 2619 Wisconsin Ave. NW is to be razed to make way for a homeless shelter. The only public transportation near the Ward 3 site is a bus route, and the closest grocery stores are a mile away. (Ryan M. McDermott/The Washington Times)

D.C.'s wealthy Ward 3 shelters enough homeless, residents say

One of the D.C.'s wealthiest jurisdictions, Ward 3, is known for its tony residences, luxurious embassies and upscale restaurants -- including one small neighborhood that encompasses about 50 percent of the ward's services for homeless families. Published March 16, 2016

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Metro to close all day Wednesday

Metrorail service will not be available from midnight Tuesday to 5 a.m. Thursday, officials said Tuesday. Published March 15, 2016

This Oct. 7, 2011, photo shows the North entrance to the Exelon nuclear power plant, in Cordova Ill. (Paul Colletti/The Dispatch via AP)

Latest version of Pepco-Exelon merger deal on the ropes in D.C.

For the third time in two weeks, the $6.8 billion merger between D.C.'s electricity provider and a mammoth, Chicago-based energy manufacturer looks to be in peril after two city government officials came out against the latest proposal on Friday. Published March 12, 2016