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...

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...

Local Teen Hosts ‘Jamboree of Art’ For Senior Citizens

Vibrant paintings, created by the residents of Asbury Dwellings' senior citizen complex in Northwest D.C., were showcased at the “Jamboree of Contemporary Art,” held at the apartment community on March 18. The event, which brought...

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...

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,...

NFL Players Association Director DeMaruice Smith to Speak at UMCP Graduation

DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the 41-year-old National Football League Players Association (NFLPA), will be the 2011 spring commencement speaker at the University of Maryland, College Park on May 19. Smith is a staunch...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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