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DCGOP urges veto of anti-Wal-Mart bill

...veto: "We need to find ways to bring more businesses large and small to the District, especially east of the [Anacostia] River. With the passage of this bill, Wards 5, 7 and 8 will lose access to hundreds of potential jobs. A plan like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-13/dcgop-urges-veto-anti-wal-mart-
First game at Nationals Park: 'We wanted to be in'

...upper deck soaked in views of the Capitol and the Washington Monument, while some on the concourse peaked down at the Anacostia River. The mammoth high-definition scoreboard in right-center field reinforced the unmistakable fact that this is a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/31/bas_192931.shtml
Baseball
Former Brave among three losing appeal

...The outline has taken shape, with the steel and concrete frame of the upper deck rising above the site along the Anacostia River. "There's no question it's going to open on time," Kasten said. METS: Released right-hander Alay Soler...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/14/bas_120247.shtml
Baseball
Overtime

...wants the people of his city to back plans for a new baseball stadium for the Washington Nationals on the banks of the Anacostia River. Williams is trying to persuade undecided members of the District of Columbia Council to support the project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/19/oth_33961.shtml
Other sports
Los Angeles deals Bradley to Oakland

...Chair Linda W. Cropp as council members held a hearing on a stadium lease agreement for the site stadium along the Anacostia River waterfront. ASTROS: Houston catcher Brad Ausmus agreed to a two-year $7.5 million contract that will keep him...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/14/bas_32339.shtml
Baseball
Baseball relocates the Expos to D.C.

...team owners in November and passage of legislation by the District of Columbia Council to build a ballpark on the Anacostia River waterfront in southeast Washington, baseball said. "There has been tremendous growth in the Washington, D.C...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/30/bas_429894.shtml
Baseball
Mayor presents latest proposal to lure Expos to Washington

...to build a facility on the RFK Stadium parking lot for $278 million as part of a waterfront initiative along the Anacostia River. The other three sites are downtown and preferable to city officials, but they would cost as much as $383 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/07/bas_414766.shtml
Baseball
Black history permeates D.C.

...mansion sits on an eight-acre site overlooking the city from one of the highest points in the district east of the Anacostia River. Records indicate that Douglass did much of his civil rights work during Reconstruction in the home's small library...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/22/liv_405451.shtml
Life & style
Overtime

...already built or scheduled for completion. The backdrop for the games would be parkland built along the shoreline of Anacostia River, tranquil and pristine following a major cleanup. On Sunday, the USOC site committee will be in New York. Next...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/29/oth_347140.shtml
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