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News Minute: Here is the latest D.C. news from The Associated Press

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Survivors and families of those killed in the Washington Navy Yard shootings will gather for a ceremony of remembrance. The event is scheduled for tonight, one year after the shootings that killed 12 victims. The gunman, a former Navy reservist, was fatally shot by police.

WASHINGTON (AP) - Amtrak says it's now providing limited service from Washington to Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware. Amtrak had suspended service on the Acela Express and on the Northwest Regional lines this morning because of downed overhead wires on the tracks.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A former Alexandria resident with a history of erratic behavior is scheduled to make an initial appearance in a city courthouse today on multiple murder charges. For months, 53-year-old Charles Severance has been the focus of an investigation into three homicides in Alexandria, one of which dates back more than a decade.

WASHINGTON (AP) - A foundation is challenging innovators to find new ways to improve cities, and it's willing to fund their projects. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is announcing its Knight Cities Challenge on Tuesday to seek new ideas for how to make cities more vibrant places.

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