June 6, 2021: WUSA9.com: Mayor Bowser activates DC’s Heat Emergency Plan for Monday
June 5, 2021: Wjla.com: Heat emergency declared in DC as first heat wave of the year begins
May 20, 2021: Washingtonpost.com: House votes to replenish D.C.'s emergency security fund - The Washington Post
April 2, 2021: WTOP.com: DC's nonprofits, houses of worship can now apply for federal security grants
April 2, 2021: DCist.com: D.C. Encourages Houses Of Worship To Use Federal Grants For Increased Security
April 2, 2021: The Washington Post: D.C. pushes security grant for faith-based institutions after year of unrest
Feb. 04, 2021: usatoday.com: Domestic extremism has become 'mainstream,' could threaten American life for 20 years
Feb. 01, 2021: Ein.com: Mayor Bowser Declares Snow Emergency Beginning at 9 am on Sunday, January 31
Jan. 30, 2021: Popville.com: Getting Reports it Might Snow – Live From Costco “DO NOT GO”
Jan. 26, 2021: Washingtonpost.com: D.C. requests support from 500 members of D.C. National Guard through March 12
Jan. 25, 2021: Wandtv.com: Thousands of National Guard troops staying in D.C. due to new threats
Jan. 25,2021: PoPville.com: Winter Weather Update
Jan. 25, 2021: Dcist.com: Thousands Of National Guard Troops To Remain In D.C. Through March
Jan. 23, 2021: NBC4: DC Begins to Reopen; ‘Enhanced' Security Remains Due to Threats
Jan. 23, 2021: NBC4: National Guard to Continue Supporting Federal Authorities in DC
Jan. 22, 2021: 13newsnow.com: National Guard reveals its members will soon leave downtown DC
Jan. 21, 2021: WUSA9.com: As barriers are removed, DC residents feel a sense of relief
Jan. 19, 2021: Fox5dc.com: DC prepares for inauguration
Jan. 19, 2021: Fox5dc.com: DC’s National Mall lit up with ‘Field of Flags’ ahead of ‘unprecedented’ inauguration
Jan. 13, 2021: Wjla.com: How unprecedented Inauguration security measures in DC will affect you
Jan. 11, 2021: Popville.com: “Mayor Bowser’s Letter to U.S. Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf Regarding Inauguration Preparations”
Jan. 06, 2021: Foxnews.com: DC National Guard wear black vests to send message as Trump supporters protest Electoral College certification
Jan. 05, 2021: Nbc4.com: Six Arrested as Pro-Trump Demonstrators Converge in DC to Protest Election Results; Streets Closed
Jan. 05, 2021: wusa9.com: 'What will not be tolerated are people who come into our city to cause damage' | Arrests on 1st day of election protests
Jan. 04, 2021: Dcist.com: https://dcist.com/story/21/01/04/pro-trump-rallies-what-we-know/cist.com
Jan. 04, 2021: Fox5dc.com: Here is how DC is planning to manage pro-Trump protests this week
Dec. 01, 2021: Sputniknews.com: DC Mayor Bowser Asks Interior Dept to Cancel All Protest Permits for Biden’s Inauguration Day
Dec. 15, 2020: Washington Post: D.C. says it needs $45 million from Congress to host inauguration after protests drained funds
Nov. 15, 2020: Associated Press: Tropical Depression Sally to bring rain, cold front to DC area
Nov. 15, 2020: Associated Press: President Trump supporters hit Washington, DC streets in protest of election results
Nov. 14, 2020: Canadian Press: By the tens of thousands, Trump supporters flood downtown D.C. to show solidarity
Nov. 14, 2020: Associate Press: Thousands attend march in DC to support Trump
Nov. 13, 2020: NBC4: DC Officials Monitoring Groups That Plan to Hold MAGA Rallies
Nov. 11, 2020: WTOP: Federal authorities expected to erect ‘non-scalable’ fence around White House
Nov. 11, 2020: WTOP: Bowser lauds big wins for women in DC election
Nov. 10, 2020: WTOP: Bowser vows DC safety during election
Nov. 8, 2020: WJLA: D.C. city leaders encouraging businesses to remove plywood boards
Nov. 4, 2020: NBC4: Biden Projected to Win DC, Maryland and Virginia
Nov. 3, 2020: Washington Informer: D.C. Braces for Possible Election-Related Unrest
Nov. 2, 2020: Washington Business Journal: D.C. officials don't want businesses and landlords to panic about Election Day. Many are already preparing for the worst.
Nov. 2, 2020: NBC4: DC Bracing for Possibility of Unrest Around Election as Businesses Board Up
Sept. 17, 2020: WTOP: Tropical Depression Sally to bring rain, cold front to DC area
Sept. 17, 2020: WTOP: D.C. health official says residents shouldn't worry about COVID-19 spreading via sewage backup
Sept. 14, 2020: Washington Times: Tropical Depression Sally to bring rain, cold front to DC area
Sept. 14, 2020: Washington Times: D.C. health official says residents shouldn't worry about COVID-19 spreading via sewage backup
Sept. 11, 2020: WTOP: DC leaders say despite flooding, water and sewer system did not fail
Aug. 25, 2020: WTOP: DC's Phase 2 pandemic reopening a 'much longer haul'
Aug. 04, 2020: City Paper: District Line Daily: Stay Home
Aug. 03, 2020: NPR: The Washington Region Prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias
Aug. 03, 2020: DCist: Here Are The District’s Preparation Tips For Tropical Storm Isaias During COVID-19
Aug. 03, 2020: ABC7: DC prepares for Tropical Storm Isaias
Aug. 03, 2020: Fox5: DC preps for possible impacts from Tropical Storm Isaias
Aug. 03, 2020: WTOP: Isaias gains hurricane strength as it heads toward Carolinas; DC prepares for its impact
Aug. 02, 2020: DCist: National Weather Service Says Prepare For Life-Threatening Rainfall, Flooding Monday Night
Aug. 02, 2020: WTOP: National Weather Service issues tropical storm watch to DC region ahead of Isaias
July 28, 2020: WUSA9: VERIFY: Do Nats, members of Congress have to self-quarantine if returning to DC from a 'high-risk' state?
July 28, 2020: DCist: Despite Self-Quarantine Exemption, Officials Say Maryland Beachgoers Should Exercise Caution
July 28, 2020: NBC4: What to Know About DC's Order to Self-Quarantine After Travel to Virus Hot Spots
July 24, 2020: Washington Post: Bowser says people coming from coronavirus hot spots must quarantine for 14 days when arriving in D.C.
July 21, 2020: ABC7: Heat Advisory versus Excessive Heat Warning: what's the difference?
July 20, 2020: Washington Post: On 2020’s hottest day, residents cope with heat and restrictions from a global pandemic
July 20, 2020: LocalDMV.com: Heat Emergency activated in DC through Wednesday
July 20, 2020: WUSA9: Heat emergency shuts down COVID-19 testing sites in DC; Cooling centers open
July 20, 2020: WTOP: Extreme heat due for DC area Saturday, heat index may top 100
July 20, 2020: Forbes: ‘Dangerous’ Heat Prompts Temporary Pause In D.C. Coronavirus Testing
July 20, 2020: WUSA9: LIST: Here's where to find a cooling center in DC to take shelter from the heat
July 20, 2020: Local DVM.com: Heat Emergency activated in DC through Wednesday
July 20, 2020: WAMU: Coronavirus Testing At D.C.-Run Sites Closed Monday Due To Extreme Heat Hannah Schuster, Matt Blitz
July 19, 2020: WJLA: 'If you can stay home, stay inside': D.M.V. residents try to stay cool during heat wave
July 19, 2020: Washington Post: As heat wave sizzles the D.C. region, part of Billy Goat Trail closes, and cooling centers open
July 19, 2020: DCist: Heat Index Set To Reach 105 Degrees This Afternoon; High Heat Continues Next Week
July 18, 2020: Fox5: DC activates heat emergency through Wednesday as temperatures rise
July 18, 2020: WTOP: Extreme heat due for DC area Saturday, heat index may top 100
July 07, 2020: Yahoo News: Heat Emergency Plan In Effect Tuesday Due To High Temperatures
July 3, 2020: WJLA: https://wjla.com/news/local/heat-wave-adds-to-concerns-amid-pandemic-at-presidents-july-4th-celebration
July 3, 2020: WUSA9: Heat emergency declared in DC for Fourth of July weekend as heat index reaches near 100 degrees
July 1, 2020: DCist, Andrew Giambrone Trump Administration Touts July 4 Fireworks Plans As D.C. Officials Urge People To Stay Home
July 1, 2020: The DC Post: Two Drive-In Movie Theaters Coming to Washington DC
June 30, 2020: Washington Times: Bowser approves Nationals to train, play in D.C.
June 30, 2020: The Washington Post: Nationals granted D.C. approval to open ballpark for spring training reboot
June 29, 2020: DCist: https://dcist.com/story/20/06/29/broccoli-city-events-dc-launching-pop-up-drive-in-theater-on-rfk-campus/
June 25, 2020: NBC Sports: So where will they train? Nationals without clearance to use Nationals Park
June 25, 2020: DCist: If D.C. Says Yes, The Nats Could Restart Spring Training July 1 At Home
June 11, 2020: DVIDS: Answering the Call in the Battle Against COVID-19
June 10, 2020: Washington Informer: D.C. Homeland Security Details Emergency Kit Must-Haves
June 10, 2020: Washington Informer: D.C. Prepared for Hurricane Season, Officials Say
June 1, 2020: Washington Post: Twitter became a major vehicle for misinformation about unrest in D.C.
May 11, 2020: WJLA: D.C. announces sudden passing of Operations Chief who served for 13 years
May 11, 2020: The Georgetowner: DC Opens COVID-19 Hospital at Convention Center
May 11, 2020: WUSA9: Washington Convention Center transforms into extra COVID-19 hospital
March 4, 2020: FOX5DC: How the nation's capital is preparing for coronavirus
March 4, 2020: theDCPost: DC Has Planning Underway for Worst-Case Scenario Against Corona Virus
March 4, 2020: theDCLine: Press Release: Mayor Boswer Announces Security Grant Funds Available for District Nonprofits and Houses of Worship
March 4, 2020: Fox5: Maryland can now test for coronavirus on its own
March 3, 2020: NBC4: Inside DC's Coronavirus Response Plans
March 3, 2020: WUSA9: 'We have no confirmed cases in DC. prevention is the priority'
January 11, 2020: Fox5: DC security plan in place amid US, Iran tensions
January 10, 2020: StateScoop: Iran airstrike hasn't elevated network activity in D.C., officials say
January 9, 2020: WUSA9: DC mayor: 'We are aware of no specific threats to our city'
January 9, 2020: Washington Times: Washington, D.C., beefing up security measures amid rising tensions with Iran
January 4, 2020: The Hill: DC Mayor: 'No immediate threats' to city after Soleimani strike
January 7, 2020: The DC Line: Press Release: Mayor Bowser Deploys District Snow Team to Treat Roads Ahead of Rain, Snow Mix
January 3, 2020: NBC Washington: 'No Immediate Threats' to DC After Airstrike Kills Iran General, Mayor Says
January 3, 2020: WJLA: How is the nation's capital preparing for possible retaliation from Iran?
January 3, 2020: WAMU: Washington Area Officials Respond To Assassination Of Top Iranian Military Leader, Potential War
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