Washington D.C. News

  • Fallout Over Exelon-Pepco Merger Denial in D.C. Continues

    Various business and community leaders from across the District of Columbia have reacted strongly, pro and con, to the recent denial Exelon-Pepco merger. On Aug. 25, the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia rejected the application of the proposed $6.9 billion merger between ...

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  • Bowser’s Crime Plan for D.C. Draws Mixed Reaction

    The heated atmosphere inside a central room of the former Malcolm X Elementary School in Southeast D.C. rose even more on Aug. 27 as Mayor Muriel Bowser spoke about a crime plan she recently updated. A “Safer, Stronger DC” was introduced to the audience as a comprehensive public safety agenda ...

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  • Comedy at the D.C. Arts Center

    The D.C. Arts Center, located at 2438 18th Street, will hold a Laugh Index Theatre Comedy Show on Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Nonmember tickets are $5 online before 5 p.m. the day of the show, and $10 at the door. Cash will only be accepted at door. To purchase tickets online, visit ...

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  • D.C. Democrats Weigh Biden Possible White House Bid

    The chatter among national Democrats that the vice president of the United States should run for the top spot in 2016 has reached party members in the District also. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is the subject of an official draft campaign that wants him to run for the Democratic Party ...

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  • Rep. Cummings Speaks At Bold Conference for Boys

    U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) will be the keynote speaker at the BOLD Conference at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, 11100 Johns Hopkins Road. The BOLD Leadership and Life Skills Conference is scheduled to take place on Sept. 26, beginning at 8 a.m. The conference is for ...

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  • D.C. Entrepreneur Gives Youth a Jumpstart in Business

    In 2010, Ihkeem Ma’at established ​the Brave Heart Entrepreneurial Youth Camp. The organization provides year-round entrepreneurship and financial literacy education to minority children aged 8 to 12 years old in Washington, D.C.  Under the organization’s umbrella, the Brave Heart ...

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  • D.C. Barbershop Offers Students Free Haircuts

    In the five years that the Pro Cut Family Barbershop has hosted its annual Back to School Cuts, the program has become a favorite of the Congress Heights community. Barbershop owner Kevin Davis said his decision to offer free haircuts to children returning to school comes from an experience he ...

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  • Homecoming Celebration

    The Asbury United Methodist Church, 926 11th St NW, is planning to hold its Homecoming Sunday Celebration on Sept. 20 at 10 a.m. The theme for the celebration is “Fruits of Thy Labor, Fruit of The Spirit”. The historic downtown congregation has worshipped and served continuously for 179 years ...

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