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  • D.C. Mayor Gray Releases Open Government Plan

    D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray recently announced an effort to assist District residents in gaining reasonable access to government data and information. Gray announced an open government initiative to create an Open Government Advisory Group, the re-launch of data.dc.gov website and a re-designed ...

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  • Benning Library Group to Hold Meeting Dec. 1

    The Dorothy I. Height/Benning Library is forming a Friends group. The group’s basic mission is to promote library services, raise funds for special events and advocate for the library. The next meeting is Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. on the lower level of the library, located at 3935 Benning Road N.E. For ...

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  • Round House Theatre to Debut Reinvented ‘Nutcracker’

    Round House Theatre continues its 2014/15 season with a magical, fresh new take on a beloved classic – “The Nutcracker,” a holiday musical created by Tommy Rapley, Jake Minton, Phillip Klapperich, and Kevin O’Donnell. Directed by the award-winning Joe Calarco, “The Nutcracker” makes its area ...

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  • Financial Panel Teaches Smart Spending

    With the holiday season approaching, shoppers are expected to spend more money than ever this year, according to the National Retail Federation. The National Retail Federation recently announced that consumer sales in November and December are expected to increase by 4.1 percent from last year ...

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  • Howard University ROTC Hosts Senior Leader Forum

    College Army ROTC cadets gathered at Howard University to participate in an Officer Professional Development session, during which they received first-hand accounts from several officers on their experiences in the armed services. More than 300 cadets from Howard University, Morgan State ...

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  • AFRO Congratulates Industrial Bank on its 80th Anniversary

    Several prominent Black businesses, figures and politicians among others gathered Nov. 10 at the Arena Stage in Southwest D.C. to pay homage to Industrial Banks’ 80th Anniversary. “It’s special to us because a lot of different people made a big difference in us being around,” B. Doyle Mitchell ...

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  • D.C. Group Files Suit Against Planned CSX Tunnel Expansion

    A local Washington, D.C. organization has filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping a recently approved expansion of the CSX rail tunnel along Virginia Avenue in Southeast D.C. The Committee of 100 on the Federal City (C100), a D.C. nonprofit that promotes responsible land use and planning in the ...

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  • Legendary D.C. Radio Personality Raymond Woods Dies at 74

    Veteran Washington, D.C. radio personality and decorated war hero Raymond Woods, also known as the “More Better Man,” died on Veterans Day at Veterans Hospital in Washington, D.C., according to Radio One. He was 74. A longtime WOL-1450 AM radio personality, Woods was born in Spartanburg, S.C., ...

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  • EdFest to Showcase D.C. Public Schools

    EdFEST, an annual event that showcases the city’s many public school options (PK3 through 12th grade)will kick off Nov. 22 at the D.C. Armory, located at 2001 East Capitol St. S.E. from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parking for the event is free. Participants can meet representatives from more than 175 ...

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  • How Will the Exelon, Pepco Merger Affect Customers?

    Chicago-based Exelon Corporation along with District of Columbia-based utility service provider, Pepco Holdings, Inc. are currently under going a process to merge. But, what does the $6.5 billion merger mean to customers?  According to Dave Velazquez, executive vice president and leader of the ...

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