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  • Fenty Asks Forgiveness, Gray Responds

    Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty realizes his disconnect with district residents could cost him the job he was as elected to four years ago, he said during a Sept. 1 Newseum debate against contender Vincent Gray, and asked voters for another chance. Fenty was elected with 89 percent of the ...

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  • Resident Brings Energy Kitchen Fare to District

    Like many people who live life on the fast track – working long hours and grabbing quick meals here and there, Karen Woolard Finley had come to know that lifestyle quite well. “I’ve always been health conscious, but when you have a fast-paced life and you’re moving back ...

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  • Silver Spring Hostage Suspect Killed in Police Standoff

    Montgomery County Police are trying to find a resolution to a hostage situation at the Discovery Communications Building in downtown Silver Spring, Md. Around 1 p.m., the alleged suspect, James Jay Lee, who is requesting that Discovery stops airing programming encouraging human redevelopment, ...

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  • The Dream Reclaimed

    Click here to read: Thousands Crowd District to 'Reclaim the Dream' Click here to view a High-Resolution photo of the "Reclaim the Dream" march in a separate window. Click on the photo below to view a high-resolution version in a separate window.

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  • Independent Voters Not Allowed to Swap Affiliations

    A decision handed down by the District of Columbia’s Board of Elections and Ethics (BOEE) stands in the way of more than 70,000 registered independent voters switching affiliations in order to vote as Democrats in the Sept. 14 primary. As a result, the board’s mandate has put a ...

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  • Prince George’s Receive Grant to Help Ex-Offenders

    The Maryland Community Health Resources Commission (CHRC) presented the State Behavioral Health Award to the Prince George’s County Health Department in order to serve county residents who are re-entering society from incarceration. The three-year grant will go to support a “public ...

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  • Students Return to Revamped Eastern High School

    District Mayor Adrian Fenty, D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee, Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization Executive Director Allen Lew and Ward 6 Councilmember Tommy Wells joined alumni, students and members of the community on Aug. 25 for the re-opening of Eastern Senior High ...

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  • Bowie State Welcomes New ROTC Leader

    As he embarks on a new career at the Pentagon, Bowie State University’s former leader of Army ROTC, Lieutenant Colonel Thurinton Harvell, passes the torch to Major Timothy Blackwell. “I would like to express my gratitude to my BSU family for the many opportunities they have given me ...

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