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After 20 years, top of America’s Most Challenging list totally transformed; D.C. baseball legend’s daughter is selling her home; D.C.-area forecast: Today’s cold front, tomorrow’s comfort. Some showers and storms in between!; Despite increases in funding, some D.C. schools face possible cuts; Woman killed in pedestrian accident in Montgomery County; Boy, 6, was trying to cross road to his birthday party in park, when fatally hit by car, family says; PM Update: Storms this evening; muggy again Friday with late day storm chance; One person is killed in a Temple Hills crash involving a school bus; Inmate is found dead inside his D.C. Jail cell; Last day of school is shifted in Maryland school system; Two men arrested in slaying of man in Maryland; Low-income tenants in D.C. may soon get legal help; Video shows Maryland police officer hitting suspect with cruiser; Montgomery County taxpayers are spared hike in new county budget; Granite countertops and a yoga room where Lorton prison once stood;
 
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He was paralyzed in a shooting, but she still wanted to marry him. Now that future is gone.
Zaan Scott and Jamese Harvey, both 25, had no intention of letting a devastating robbery derail their life together. Then the wounded swim instructor stopped breathing.
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After 20 years, top of America’s Most Challenging list totally transformed
Rich neighborhood schools give way to ambitious charters, like controversial BASIS
 
D.C. baseball legend’s daughter is selling her home
HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 1920 house was owned by Walter Johnson’s daughter for more than 60 years.
 
D.C.-area forecast: Today’s cold front, tomorrow’s comfort. Some showers and storms in between!
Mugginess gets replaced by a cooler, more comfortable weekend air mass. Showers and storms may mark the transition!
 
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Despite increases in funding, some D.C. schools face possible cuts
D.C. Council’s education committee looks to offset concerns by increasing the budget
 
Woman killed in pedestrian accident in Montgomery County
Police investigating deadly incident in Gaithersburg
Boy, 6, was trying to cross road to his birthday party in park, when fatally hit by car, family says
No charges have yet been filed against the driver as the investigation continues
 
PM Update: Storms this evening; muggy again Friday with late day storm chance
One more hot day is ahead before we cool back down.
 
 
One person is killed in a Temple Hills crash involving a school bus
No students were on board the bus at the time of the accident.
Inmate is found dead inside his D.C. Jail cell
D.C. police and corrections officials are investigating the death of a 28-year-old man.
Last day of school is shifted in Maryland school system
Prince George’s County schools will remain in session until June 13, two days longer than planned.
 
Two men arrested in slaying of man in Maryland
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Low-income tenants in D.C. may soon get legal help
In a two-year pilot program, participants were more than six times more likely to secure a favorable outcome.
 
Video shows Maryland police officer hitting suspect with cruiser
Prosecutors say dash cam video shows Prince George’s County police officer Juan Hernandez, 42, intentionally striking a suspect with his cruiser on June 13, 2016 while responding to a call.
 
Montgomery County taxpayers are spared hike in new county budget
Council members say 2018 spending plan still covers education and other basic services.
 
Granite countertops and a yoga room where Lorton prison once stood
A ‘quirky’ development, incorporating bars on the windows and guard towers, is being crafted from the long-shuttered prison.
 
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