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Washington D.C. News

Workforce Development Report Offers Unemployment Solutions

At-large Councilmember Michael Brown, chairman of the Committee on Housing and Workforce Development, has provided a report to his Council peers that details system-wide...

Gray Announces New Appointees

Mayor-elect Vincent Gray has named five persons to positions in education and other areas of the new administration that takes over Jan. 2. During a...

District Sees a Year of Change

The District of Columbia is a town known for being front and center when it comes to a good front page story. And to...

Benjamin Banneker Park Advocates Push for Landmark to Remain At Current Location

Benjamin Banneker Park, a memorial landmark in Washington, D.C. that honors the work of the notable mathematician, astronomer and surveyor Benjamin Banneker was just...

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...

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...

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...

Home Counseling Group Offers Free Orientations for D.C. Residents

Housing Counseling Services, a HUD-approved nonprofit, now offers free two-hour pre-purchase orientations every week to help first-time homebuyers navigate the home-purchase process and take...

Bridge in D.C.

Tournament Calendar   – Individual “C” Regional (1-2-11) 11 a.m. Call Jewel Chapman at 301-686-1489. – Open Pairs “C” Regional (1-6-11) 11 a.m. Call Mary...

‘Umoja on U’ Kwanzaa Celebration Honors Eight Community Leaders

Each year, the Kwanzaa holiday begins the day after Christmas with umoja, which means unity, and continues for a seven-day period (Dec. 26 –...

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,...

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....