Washington D.C. News

  • Spring Blooms

    As we bask in the rays of our golden years, physical impairments shouldn’t hinder us from being one with nature. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends 30 minutes of moderately intense activity every day to be healthy. Why not spend it gardening? According to a report by ...

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  • Who is Lululemon Athletica’s Brittany Norwood?

    Montgomery County police say Brittany Norwood, a 28-year-old employee at Bethesda’s Lululemon Athletica store and a former Stony Brook University student, concocted an elaborate web of lies to cover up the March 11 murder of her coworker, Jayna Murray, 30. According to a press release ...

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  • Pay-to-Play Claims Bear Legal Ramifications

    With allegations of cronyism, nepotism and corruption shrouding Mayor Vincent Gray a mere three months into his term, public sentiment toward the new administration is turning sour. But Gray and his staff may have to face more than voters’ displeasure if former mayoral candidate Sulaimon ...

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  • Student Who Shared Cocaine with Classmates Back Home

    Thomson Elementary School in northwest Washington, D.C. is known for being the first school in the District to offer Chinese as a second language, and for being the closest elementary school to the White House. Now the school is making national headlines for a student bringing something other ...

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  • New Early Childhood Education Facility Announced

    In an effort to stave off academic losses by reaching children during their earliest years, D.C. officials and philanthropists have teamed up to construct a $12 million facility in Ward 7 that will provide daylong year-round early childhood education. The facility is expected to serve 171 ...

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  • Expert: Higher Ethics Standards Needed in D.C.

    Charges of cronyism, nepotism, campaign malfeasance and other scandals involving Washington, D.C. lawmakers and the mayor highlights the need for revised ethical standards and keener supervision, a local political analyst said. “I think the recent scandals in D.C. suggest there might be a ...

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  • Local Airman Graduates Basic Training

    Air Force Reserve Airman Lance M. Wray graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Wray 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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  • Washington D.C. Responses to Health Care Reform

    Click Here to Read the Introduction. Click Here to View Responses from Prince George's County Residents. Click Here to View Responses from Baltimore Residents. Rawle King, Father "I have a 23-year-old daughter… now she has coverage.”  “I am very happy that ...

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  • District Sues Online Travel Companies for Unpaid Taxes

    (WASHINGTON) — Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced today that the District is filing a lawsuit against leading online travel companies to recover tens of millions of dollars in unpaid taxes. The Complaint, to be filed in D.C. Superior Court today by Acting Attorney General Irvin Nathan, ...

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  • DC Police Charge Girl, 15, in Shooting Death

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say a teenage girl has been charged in connection with the shooting death of an 18-year-old high school student in southeast Washington. Police say the shooting happened in the 2600 block of Stanton Road on Sunday afternoon. Authorities say responding ...

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