Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Anacostia Development Boom Tied to River Cleanup

The Maryland Department of the Environment and the D.C. Department of the Environment, with help from the Environmental Protection Agency, took a major step...

DMV Launches Bike Sharing Program

Expect to see more suited cyclists whizzing through rush-hour traffic in the coming weeks. Mayor Adrian Fenty, D. C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and...

Army Reservist Buoyed by Visit Home

TV. Steak. Plumbing. Privacy. For many Americans, those items are banal conveniences, but for Army Reservist Maj. Wendi Brown, they were luxuries for which...

Bridge in D.C.

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Dentist in Training Avenges Death of Local Boy with Education

Mathias Dunwoody’s heart was set on becoming a dentist. The son of a pastor and grandson of a barber, the Detroit native insists service...

Local Woman Graduates Air Force Basic Training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Domonique P. Simpson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. She completed an...

District Residents Share Preferences for Bottled or Tap Water

While many Americans say bottled water tastes better than water from the tap, many District residents think otherwise, according to a recent taste test...

Delta Kappa Gamma Honors Its Own

Diane L. Robinson was recently honored during the 2010 International Convention of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International that was held recently in Spokane,...

District Named Among Nation’s Top College Towns and Cities

The American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) has released its annual “College Destinations Index” (CDI), a quantitative ranking of the 75 best towns and...

DCPS Website Wins Best-in-Nation Award

District of Columbia Public Schools won first place in the 2010 Digital Education Achievement Awards (DEAA) and Best of the Web Awards, according to...

Gray Trounces Fenty

In a race fraught with delays in the vote count, City Council Chairman Vincent Gray prevailed over incumbent Adrian Fenty in the 2010 Democratic...

Hundreds to March for Sickle Cell Anemia Victims

One hundred years ago, Chicago physician Dr. James Herrick reported anemia characterized by "peculiar elongated and sickle shaped" red blood cells in Walter Clement...