Washington D.C. News

  • Journalists’ Roundtable Christmas Party

    Isabel Wilkerson discusses her critically acclaimed book, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Dec. 18, at a holiday party of for the Journalists Roundtable at the Washington, D.C. home of Paul and Anita Delaney. Delaney, a former New York Times senior ...

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  • Students from Bowie State to Study Abroad in Ethiopia

    The Bowie State University College of Business is instituting the first study abroad program to Ethiopia by a University System of Maryland Institution in January 2011, according to a press release issued by the Prince George’s County school. The trip will incorporate visits to private ...

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  • Pepco Deals with Demands for Improvement

    Ward 3 Councilwoman Mary Cheh said recently that the best way to get Pepco to comply with demands for improved services is to bring the Public Service Commission into the picture. According to Cheh, who has taken the giant utility to task in the past, “Pepco has failed D.C. ratepayers ...

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  • District Bridge Projects Set to Begin

    Washington, D.C. commuters should brace themselves for major traffic changes to two of the busiest streets in the city. Construction on the New York Avenue Bridge and the replacement of the 9th Street Bridge is scheduled to begin in the early portion of 2011. With the intent of improving safety ...

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  • Students’ Study Explores Divided City

    A study by graduate students at American University’s School of Communications reveals that when Mayor-elect Vincent Gray assumes office Jan. 2, he will do so amid a city that appears to have come undone. The study titled, “A Divided City” was a recent feature of the ...

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  • District Native Graduates Air Force Training

    Air Force Airman Jazz M. Schools III graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Schools completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare ...

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  • NASA Chief Addresses Bowie State’s Winter Graduates

    This year, Bowie State University (BSU) commemorates its 145th anniversary as Maryland’s oldest HBCU and one of the oldest in the nation. On Dec. 17, the BSU community celebrated graduates at the winter commencement. Graduates received degrees in more than 40 academic programs ...

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  • Bridge in D.C.

    Tournament Calendar   [WBU] – Individual “C” Regional (1-2-11) 11 a.m. Call Jewel Chapman at 301-686-1489. [Eastern] – Open Pairs “C” Regional (1-6-11) 11 a.m. Call Mary Smith at 301 -336-3130. Tournament Results   Eastern – Open Pairs ...

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