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  • D.C.-Based Business Reaching Wine Lovers Nationwide

    While many people dream of becoming true wine connoisseurs, it does not happen overnight. With over 36 billion bottles of wine produced worldwide each year, many people do not even know where to begin. Imagine, then, if there was a club where you could experience a wide variety of wines, ...

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  • Veteran Moves Battlefield to Ice Rink

    WASHINGTON — Nearly five years after losing his left leg, index finger and thumb in combat, retired Army Sgt. Kevin Gatson is still a warrior, but his field of battle has changed. It once was Afghanistan.  Now it is a hockey rink. Gatson, a member of the Army for over 17 years, is a ...

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  • D.C. Fire Offers Free Alarms Following Fatal Blaze

    WASHINGTON – The District of Columbia Fire Department and Emergency Medical Service offered to install fire alarms in the homes of Colombia Heights and Parkview residents for free after an 81-year-old woman died an unknown man was injured in a blaze and in the northwest Washington ...

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  • Rocketship Schools Break Ground in Ward 8

    Ward 8 residents cannot wait any longer for better public schools. This was the consensus at the groundbreaking of the new Rocketship school, April 14, in Woodland Terrace, SE. “We shouldn’t have to leave our community for a good school,” said Anthony Lorenzo Green, chair of ANC 8B, an early ...

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  • D.C. Celebrates Emancipation Day

    (Updated 4/24/2015)  Mayor Muriel Bowser was among the hundreds of fans swinging their hips and waving their hands to the go-go beat on Emancipation Day 2015, the 153rd anniversary of the freeing of 3,100 slaves in Washington, D.C., in 1862. Celebrities joined the celebration by putting on a ...

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  • 2015 Black Alumni Networking Expo

    The Black Alumni Networking Expo will be held at the Ronald Reagan HYATT Hotel, located at 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway in Crystal City, Va. on July 25 from 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The Black Alumni Networking Expo is an annual event founded to foster a networking environment for the Black ...

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  • Spring Dance Concert

    Montgomery College will host its Spring Dance Concert May 1 and 2 at 8 p.m. and May 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for regular admission, $8 for seniors and $5 for students. Contact the box office at 240-567-5301. 126 total views, 58 views today

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  • The Maryland Black Mayors Gala

    The Maryland Black Mayors organization will host its annual fundraising gala on May 1 at Camelot by Martin’s, located at 13905 Old Central Ave. in Upper Marlboro, Md. at 7 p.m. The event will celebrate community leaders and raise capital needed to fund academic scholarships. Tickets and ...

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