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2006-05-16 16:17:54

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington Mayor Anthony Williams endorsed city council Chairman Linda Cropp on Tuesday as the mayoral candidate best positioned to carry forward his legacy of rebuilding the city.

2006-02-08 01:33:13

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Reversing course, the Washington, D.C., city council early on Wednesday approved a new stadium lease with Major League Baseball that caps the city's project costs at $610.8 million, easing a threat that the Washington Nationals could move elsewhere.

2006-02-07 13:11:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington's city council was poised to demand a $300 million construction cost cap for a new baseball stadium on Tuesday, delaying a vote on a crucial lease agreement for the project until the cap could be considered.

2005-10-04 20:08:44

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Washington D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, now a city council member, is under investigation for failing to pay income tax, local media reported on Tuesday.

2005-09-30 15:12:44

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington Mayor Anthony Williams has bowed out of the race for re-election, but insists he has not crippled an ambitious agenda for his final 15 months in office.

2005-09-29 17:42:36

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington Mayor Anthony Williams, who presided over the city's journey from urban blight to fiscal prosperity, said on Thursday he will not seek a third term, throwing next year's election wide open.

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2004-11-30 18:00:04

WASHINGTON - The District of Columbia Council approved financing a ballpark for the Washington-bound Expos after voting Tuesday to cap funding at $630 million. The council approved the plan 6-4 with three members, including Chair Linda W. Cropp, voting present.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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