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Washington D.C. News

Duke Ellington Teacher Takes Turn as Comedian at “DC Shorts LAUGHS!”

When Reggie Melbrough moved to Washington, D.C. from Idaho in March 2007, he sought a teaching job—but he also realized he had a gift...

District’s Youth Leadership Institute Renamed in Honor of Marion Barry

The Mayor's Youth Leadership Institute (MYLI) was renamed the “Marion Barry Youth Leadership Institute” in honor of the late councilmember and former Mayor Marion...

D.C.’s Major Crime Events in 2014

Six major events on or related to criminal activities, including homicides, kidnapping and money embezzlement, topped news headlines in the District in 2014. Police Misconduct:...

Brooke Praised for Life of Public Service

Political leaders from both major parties and District residents recently reflected on the life of Edward W. Brooke III, the first popularly elected African-American senator representing Massachusetts. He...

Several Candidates File for Bowser and Barry Seats

The D.C. Board of Elections posted its Jan. 5 listing of the D.C. Council hopefuls for Wards 4 and 8. The winners of the...

Triscina Grey: D.C.’s Longest Running, Full Time Radio Host

As the New Year begins, so does another year for Triscina Grey, the areas longest running midday radio personality and full-time radio host on...

CBC Holds 44th Swearing-In Ceremony

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus pledged Dec. 6 to fight for African Americans to be first-class citizens during a ceremonial swearing-in for current...

Bowser Takes Control of the District

District residents and political leaders from across the country gathered Jan. 2 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to witness the inauguration of Muriel Bowser...

Washington Monument Reopens after Leak at Entrance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Monument has reopened after being temporarily closed to visitors because of a leak above the security screening room at the...

The Promise of Dec. 13, 2014

The 13th day of the 12th month of this year had an accidental meaning as 12/13/14, but beyond this numerological oddity, the date took...

Gray Touts Triumphs Amid Farewell Address

Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray talked about what his administration has done for the residents of the District over the last four years during his farewell...

Bowser Taps Alexandria’s City Manager to Run District

Alexandria, Va. City Manager Rashad Young has been selected to manage the District of Columbia government on a daily basis by D.C. Mayor-elect Muriel...