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31  mars     11h00
Bill Walton, Memphis State and the legacy of the 1973 NCAA title game
Scott Allen    Bill Walton scored a championship game record points in UCLA s win over Memphis State ending a run that helped bring a divided city together
From rap royalty to federal court, Fugees star on trial in financial scheme
Paul Duggan    Pras Michél has been accused of money laundering campaign finance violations and other charges in a sprawling criminal case arising from one of the world s biggest financial scandals
D.C.-area forecast: Warmer and breezy today. Gusts near 50 on Saturday.
A. Camden Walker    Any showers before sunset today try to remain light and brief A bit wetter this evening and tomorrow morning
Maryland senators accused of being no-shows as budget negotiations stall
Erin Cox    Maryland s House and Senate budget negotiators are haggling over education funding and a voucher program Gov Wes Moore D wants to phase out
30  mars     23h49
D.C. housing employees accused of conflicts and voucher fraud
Dalton Bennett, Steve Thompson    The investigations come as agency leaders face a deadline to show federal overseers progress in combatting deficiencies identified in a scathing HUD audit
How Fairfax police handled a 34-hour barricade on a busy highway
Olivia Diaz    Chief Kevin Davis said police wanted to get to the best possible outcome for a person involved in a mental health crisis even if it meant snarling traffic
Spotsylvania to remove 14 books from school libraries for explicit content
Karina Elwood    Spotsylvania County Public Schools said the titles would need to be removed from school libraries by Friday at p m
Outside review finds no intent in Fairfax schools’ National Merit delays
Karina Elwood    The investigation was conducted after some Fairfax high schools were months late in telling students they had been named commended students by the National Merit Scholarship Corp
PM Update: Warmer and windier Friday, with a small chance of a shower
Ian Livingston    The storm set to produce severe weather in the central U S is about to deliver us lots of warmth and wind
Joint Base Andrews on lockdown after unauthorized person seen with rifle
Keith L. Alexander    Joint Base Andrews home to the President s Air Force One was on lockdown Thursday after an unauthorized individual was seen on the base carrying a rifle
D.C. mayor aims to give pickleball a boost in 2024 budget proposal
Michael Brice-Saddler    Muriel E Bowser s proposed budget includes to repurpose four of the city s underutilized tennis courts for use as pickleball courts
Biden would veto measure to block D.C.’s policing bill, White House says
Meagan Flynn    Biden s threat to veto the measure known as a disapproval resolution is likely to puncture the GOP s hopes of rejecting another piece of D C legislation
Man fatally shot in Prince George’s, police say
Jasmine Hilton    The incident occurred in the block of Greenbelt Road Thursday afternoon police said
Maryland voters to see constitutional referendum on abortion rights
Erin Cox    Maryland Democrats advanced a suite of abortion rights legislation to make the state a safe haven A shielding law would blunt the reach of laws in antiabortion states
D.C. child-care workers celebrate their new degrees
Tara Bahrampour    By December all preschool teachers and many at home day care providers in the District must have at least an associate s degree
Man killed in double shooting Wednesday in Southeast D.C., police say
Emily Davies    Police on Thursday identified the victim as Antonio Burnette of Southeast
Judge orders GOP primary in Va. Senate race after party official sues
Laura Vozzella    The judge ordered the state elections commissioner to once again schedule the June GOP primary in the Suffolk area state Senate contest
These mothers of Black feminism had one big thing in common D.C.
Petula Dvorak    Black feminists who started restaurant sit ins reproductive justice movements bus seat arrests did this in D C Their histories are finally being told
Woman’s barricade ends; Richmond Highway reopened in Va.
Dana Hedgpeth    Police in Fairfax County said part of Richmond Highway had been blocked because of a barricade situation
Northern Virginia’s clout is fading amid General Assembly retirements
Antonio Olivo    The pending departures of Senate Majority Leader Richard A Saslaw and other veteran lawmakers has local officials in the region worried about state funding
D.C.-area forecast: Cool sunshine today before it turns warmer, windy and wet
David Streit    Highs today struggle to top the low s
Kenneth Brody, investment banker who led Export-Import Bank, dies at 79
Emily Langer    A prominent figure in Washington as well as on Wall Street he rallied donors in the financial industry behind Bill Clinton s first presidential campaign
Republican congressman calls D.C. schools crappy,’ inmate factories’
Lauren Lumpkin    The criticism from Rep Gary Palmer R Ala came during a congressional hearing that focused largely on crime in the city
29  mars     23h12
Youngkin criticized at funeral for man who died at state mental hospital
Laura Vozzella    At Irvo Otieno s funeral Rev Al Sharpton said the Virginia governor can t be president if he can t explain his policies on the mentally challenged
If GOP wanted a safer D.C., it wouldn’t have targeted police reforms
Theresa Vargas    The political game Congress is playing stands to further erode trust between the police and the public
Grand jury indicts former College Park mayor on child porn charges
Katie Mettler    A grand jury in Prince George s County returned an indictment this week against former College Park mayor Patrick Wojahn on counts of possession and intent to distribute child pornography
D.C. crime in spotlight at GOP-led hearing targeting police reform bill
Meagan Flynn    The hearing which began at a m is taking place as D C weathers a barrage of GOP intervention in its affairs
Woman fatally shot in Capitol Heights, police say
Jasmine Hilton    The shooting occurred in the block of Drum Avenue in Capitol Heights according to police
What to know about Adnan Syed’s conviction being reinstated
Dan Morse    As Adnan Syed s conviction is reinstated questions remain on the future of the case involving the subject of the Serial podcast Here s what we know
Man found in Arlington apartment was killed, police say
Salvador Rizzo    A police spokeswoman said the preliminary investigation indicates the victim suffered upper body trauma adding that the medical examiner would determine the cause of death
PM Update: Cold tonight, with a freeze warning north and west
Ian Livingston    A front passes late tonight and sends temperatures into the s It will be sunny but cool on Thursday
Gov. Moore’s pick to lead Md. State Police advances, over opposition
Ovetta Wiggins    Roland Butler s embattled nomination to lead the Maryland State Police advanced over opposition from lawmakers who questioned elevating an internal candidate
Young giraffe dies at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Dana Hedgpeth    A young giraffe had eating issues and had to be euthanized at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore
Staffer for Rand Paul stabbed in D.C. in apparently random attack
Emily Davies    The staffer told police in an interview from the hospital that he did not know the man who stabbed him or why he was attacked per court records