Sunday was the third night in a row Matthew Leo Cima, a bartender and server who lives in Adams Morgan, had participated in the protests outside the White House. It was also the night that ended with him being shot in the eye with a pepper bullet.
City workers and activists painted the words Black Lives Matter in enormous bright yellow letters on the street leading to the White House, a highly visible sign of the District of Columbia's embrace of a protest movement that has put it at odds with President Donald Trump.
The rate of new coronavirus cases continues to drop as a large part of Virginia on Friday entered phase two of the state's reopening plan from the coronavirus. As part of phase two, which does not include Northern Virginia and Richmond, restaurants can reopen and offer indoor seating at no more than 50-percent occupancy.
A long line of cars wended its way through the streets of Herndon early Thursday evening to raise awareness of racial injustice and police brutality.
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The Workhouse Arts Center is opening a drive-in movie theater on its campus starting Friday, June 12, with movies to be shown Friday and Saturday evenings.
Alexandria Police advised residents to shelter in place as they respond to a barricade incident in Potomac Yard Friday.
District residents will be able to be tested for COVID-19, the associated with the new coronavirus, at eight D.C. fire stations starting Monday, June 8. Paramedics and EMTs from D.C. Fire and EMS will be administering the tests.
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