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Baby love: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser adopts newborn

WASHINGTON — (WUSA9) She’s the hometown girl who became mayor of her favorite city. Muriel Bowser leads the nation’s capital and is running to stay in that role for a second term. But she’s about to realize her biggest dream. Mayor Bowser invited WUSA9 Anchor Lesli Foster into her home to share the news. The […]

Alexandria set to increase local meals tax to 5 percent, highest in region

Alexandria city attorney James Banks, left, talks to council members Willie Bailey, center, and John Taylor Chapman, right, before a budget meeting Monday. (Patricia Sullivan/The Washington Post) The Alexandria City Council, despite pressure from about 50 local restaurateurs who nearly filled the council chambers Monday night, agreed to add 1 percent to its existing local […]

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust Confirms 1st Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Washington REIT (Washington Real Estate Investment Trust) (NYSE:WRE), a leading owner of commercial and multifamily properties in the Washington, DC area, will announce 1st Quarter 2018 earnings in a press release to be issued on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, after the U.S. market close. The Conference Call for […]

The Senate will vote to make credit freezes free for everyone

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith prepares to testify before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill October 4, 2017 in Washington, DC. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – After the massive data breach at Equifax, consumer advocates called on Congress to make credit freezes […]

The Architecture of Washington DC’s Watergate Complex: Inside America‚Äôs Most Infamous Address

Joseph Rodota’s new book The Watergate: Inside America’s Most Infamous Address (William Morrow) presents the story of a building complex whose name is recognized around the world as the address at the center of the United States’ greatest political scandal—but one that has so many more tales to tell. In this excerpt from the book, […]

Making Room: Housing for a Changing America Student Design Competition Focuses on Universal Design, Flexibility, and Budget

The American Society of Interior Designers Foundation, HomeAdvisor, and the National Building Museum Challenge Students to Design for 21st Century Lifestyles WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, HomeAdvisor, and the National Building Museum announce the Making Room: Housing for a Changing America Student Design Competition. The competition, […]