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Neighborhood and historic district in Washington, D.C.

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Georgetown (Washington, D.C.): Neighborhood and historic district in Washington, D.C.
Georgetown is a historic neighborhood and a commercial and entertainment district located in northwest Washington, D.C., situated along the Potomac River. Founded in 1751 in the Province of Maryland, the port of Georgetown predated the establishment of the federal district and the City of Washington by 40 years. Georgetown remained a separate municipality until 1871, when the United States Congress created a new consolidated government for the whole District of Columbia. A separate act passed in 1895 specifically repealed Georgetown's remaining local ordinances and renamed Georgetown's streets to conform with those in the City of Washington.


Georgetown to expel two students over U.S. college admissions bribery scandal

Georgetown University said on Wednesday it plans to expel two students in connection with the sweeping U.S. college admissions bribery scandal.
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Georgetown student enmeshed in U.S. college admissions scandal sues school

A Georgetown University undergraduate whose father pleaded guilty to involvement in the U.S. college admissions scandal sued the school on Wednesday to block it from imposing punishment, including by..
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Factbox: Celebrities, business leaders charged in U.S. college fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors charged 50 people on Tuesday in a $25 million scheme to help celebrities, CEOs and other wealthy Americans cheat their children's way into elite universities, including Yale,..
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