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Marijuana Could Be a $130 Million Annual Market in D.C. — How much is your high worth? To the D.C. government, it's far more than a family-sized bag of Doritos and a candy bar. The D.C. Council is in the middle of a marathon hearing this afternoon looking at how the city government would regulate the sale of marijuana, should voters decide to legalize it at the polls Nov.

There Goes My Gun — The vast majority of District voters think there should be at least some restrictions on who can carry guns in public and where they can carry them. That may not make it any easier for those voters to pick a mayor: All of the leading candidates strongly agree with them.

Most Latinos Don’t Hold Obama’s Immigration Delay Against Him " NewsTaco

By Stephanie Strom, Jim Trotter, Greg Sargent, Frank Bruni, Corrie MacLaggan, Matt Phillips, Jessica Guynn, Michael Bender, Josh Marshall, Steve Peoples, Lisa Schencker, Lila Shapiro, Aaron Blake, Niraj Chokshi, Paul Taylor, David Gonzalez, Andrew Rosenthal, Michael Shear, Motoko Rich, Paloma Esquivel, Sam Quinones, Lisa Mascaro, Peter Nicholas, Stuart Pfeifer, Joe Flint, Lance Pugmire, Ginger Gibson, Michael Van Sickler, Nia-Malika Henderson, Laura Myers, Louis Llovio, Kirk Semple, Russell Contreras, Hasani Gittens, Ross Ramsey, Julian Aguilar, Kat Stoeffel, Ben Finley, Tom Abrahams, John Gonzalez, Brian Kuebler, Molly Ball, Michael Cavna, Cindy George, Mark Miller, Susan Ferriss, Josh Lederman, Sara Morrison, Steve Bousquet, Perry Stein, Cindy Y. Rodriguez, Ian Duncan, Josh Gerstein, Olga Khazan, Jacob Margolis, Mary Plummer, Jayme Fraser, David Jackson, Julia Preston, Kate Taylor, David Davis, Gene Demby, Carolina González, Brian Bennett, Daniel Trotta, Daniel M. Jimenez, Rebecca Parr, Rebecca Aguilar, Josh Eidelson, Fran Berkman, Bill Briggs, Erica Werner, Victor Landa, Bill Richardson, Jose Gonzalez, Crystal Ramirez, Nicole Rojas, Paul Harris, Curtis Skinner, Steve Fisher, ERIC GONZALEZ, Patricia Guadalupe, Karoun Demirjian, Lachlan Cartwright, Juan Rodriguez, James Aldridge, Erika Sanchez, Roberta Rampton, Samantha Leal, Kevin Drum, Ezequiel Lopez, Martha Mendoza, Peggy Pico, Sandhya Dirks, Adrian Florido, Patty Lane, Alex Seitz-Wald, Caitlin Emma, Paul Gutierrez, Melanie Gonzalez, Alex Altman, Bailey McGowan, Cindy Carcamo, Melissa del Bosque, Melanie Mason, Justin Sink, Nancy Gibbs, Seung Min Kim, Joshua Goodman, Mayra Moreno, Manuel Rueda, Ted Hesson, Jorge Rivas, Mike Boehm, Mary Wisniewski, Hector Becerra, Adolfo Flores, Larry Gordon, Lee Romney, Patrick McGreevy, Allie Jones, Dylan Matthews, Scott Neuman, Alexa Ura, Jim Walsh, Dustin Gardiner, Roberto Ferdman, Elliot Spagat, Irina Gonzalez, Tal Kopan, Lisa Gray, Javier C. Hernández, Hugo Balta, Al Baker, Mark Sherman, Kimberly Hefling, Michael Martin, Bill Cotterell, Jorge Rueda, Laura Wides-Munoz, Suzanne Gamboa, Jay Weaver, Houston Chronicle, Ph. D., Douglas Martin, Carla Marinucci, Mike Barnes, MICHAEL GRYNBAUM, Alex Dobuzinskis, Bryce Covert, Amy Guthrie, Roque Planas, Mary Pitzl, Michael Hogan, Esther Cepeda, Feliciano Garcia, Emily Wax-Thibodeaux, Jake Sherman, Alexander Burns, Abby Ohlheiser, Karen Bates, Gary Gerew, Saki Knafo, Natalie Jarvey, Daniel Bice, Steven Reinberg, John Kennedy, Gabriel Sanchez, Marc Caputo, Christian Red, Yesenia Robles, Dan Mihalopoulos, Michael Memoli, Kate Sheehy, Dante Chinni, Gabriela Lemus, Jasmine Garsd, Eileen Pollack, Solange Uwimana, Dana Farrington, David Edwards, Joe Battaglia, Domingo Ramirez Jr., Eduardo Diaz, Aaron Cantú, Leigh Caldwell, Patrick Riley, Elizabeth Blair, Scott Stewart, Tristan Ahtone, Jim Robbins, Ralph Benko, Nina Terrero, David Damore, Joshua Davis — Most Latinos Don't Hold Obama's Immigration Delay Against Him *Seems that, according to a Pew poll, the majority... How Have Community College Funding Cuts Affected Latinos? *Interesting: when funding for community colleges decreased, tuition increased... The faces of Mexico's missing students *Mexican illustrators are standing for the 43 missing of...

Sell ‘Em If You Got ‘Em: Voters Want Legal Pot, and Legal Pot Sales — Marijuana wouldn't just be legal if voters have their way in D.C.-selling it, in small quantities, would also be legal, and the city would derive tax revenue from it.

Official Washington Mourns Ben Bradlee — "This is Washington," Donald Graham, the CEO of the company that formerly owned the Washington Post, said this morning as he began a tribute to Ben Bradlee during his funeral at Washington National Cathedral. "City of big reputations. And Ben was responsible for puncturing some of those reputations."

The Onion Relocates Tryst Coffeehouse to Kansas — Adams Morgan Tryst coffeehouse has so much Midwestern charm that it can actually pass for a quaint, independent Kansas shop. That is, of course, if you can believe the Onion-a satirical news site that you shouldn't actually believe.

D.C. Residents Make Up Less Than 20 Percent of Police Force — In the wake of the Ferguson, Mo., shooting, in which a white police officer shot a black teen, questions about the racial dynamics of the country's police forces and the departments' relationships with the cities they serve naturally arose.

D.C. Will Appeal Court Decision Overturning Concealed Carry Ban — The District plans to appeal a federal judge's July decision to overturn the city's total ban on carrying a gun in public, now that the judge who issued it has said he won't reconsider. , a senior U.S. District Court judge in the Northern District of New York, Frederick Scullin Jr.

DDOT Worker Seriously Injured During City Snow Clean-Up Test Run — The District's annual snow preparedness test run yielded a very real injury this year. After the Department of Public Works and D.C. Department of Transportation completed its "Snow Team Dry Run" exercise Friday, a DDOT staff member was struck by a snow plow.

Tobacco Road goes adrift: A Miamian's lament of historic bar's corporate partnership — By Perry Stein | 10/24/2014 There's something ironic about seeing the words "cruise ship" and "historic" in the same sentence. Cruise ships connote conga lines and mass consumption. Historic? That suggests something with more staying power than a week's worth of rum and Cokes in the eastern Caribbean.
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Oct 30, 2014

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Oct 30, 2014

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According to endorsements, most @wcp staffers are " barely qualified for any employment after this."…

Oct 30, 2014

Pot! Pot in D.C.! A majority want it legalized and plurality want it taxed and sold.…

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