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  • Vincent Gray Enjoys Comfortable Lead in New Poll

    Apr 27, 2016, 3 p.m.

    Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has moved on from the now-closed investigation into an alleged shadow campaign that derailed his re-election campaign in 2014.
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  • Temperatures Rise in Heated Ward 8 Forum

    Apr 27, 2016, 3 p.m.

    Just over 100 registered voters showed up at the St. Elizabeths Hospital Auditorium in Southeast for an at-large city council forum that pitted incumbent Vincent Orange against challengers Robert White and David Garber — each eager to secure the endorsement of the Ward 8 Democrats.
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  • D.C. Says Farewell to Prince

    Apr 27, 2016, 3 p.m.

    Fans of the artist forever known as Prince paid tribute to the iconic singer, songwriter and trendsetter Sunday, quickly filling the historic Howard Theatre in northwest D.C. to capacity with lines so long that many were only able to say their farewells from the sidewalk.
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  • MGM, PGCC Launch Training Program for Casino Resort

    Apr 27, 2016, 3:26 p.m.

    MGM National Harbor is partnering with Prince George's Community College for a new workforce training program that will provide potential employees with the skills needed to apply for nearly 1,000 jobs in the forthcoming resort's casino table games department.
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  • Millennial-Owned Mobile Spa Makes Waves

    Apr 27, 2016, 2 p.m.

    Shakira "Milan" Latimer grew up in what some would consider one of the roughest parts of the District, but had a vision of becoming her own boss, even as a teenage mom. Now 26, she eventually made her dreams come true through the Milan Experience, her mobile relaxation spa.
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  • Howard Alumni Help Students Graduate

    Apr 27, 2016, 3 p.m.

    Howard University students are getting financial help for their education from a group of concerned alumni.
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  • 'Power of One' Connects Millennials to the Community

    Apr 27, 2016, 2 p.m.

    With gentrification and urban renewal near completion, the preservation of the District's authentic flavor depends heavily on the unification of native Washingtonians and Black transients, two groups that seldom occupy the same spaces, in part because of geographic and socioeconomic barriers that create a "Tale of Two Cities."
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  • AWB: Band’s Funky Horns Deliver Sweet Soul Music

    Apr 27, 2016, 3 p.m.

    On April 13 at Rams Head On Stage, the seven-piece band with origins in Scotland put on a scintillating performance at Rams Head On Stage in downtown Annapolis.
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D.C. Council member David Grosso (At-Large) wants to strengthen search warrant laws. (Courtesy photo)

Bill Targets Police Raids at Wrong ...

Council member At-Large David Grosso is seeking to strengthen D.C.'s search warrant requirements.

Education

From left: Victoria Jones, Tatyana Hopkins, Sidney King, Mckenzie Marshall, Brelaun Douglas and Briahnna Brown are announced as the Chevrolet and National Newspaper Publishers Association Journalism Fellowship Program recipients on April 15 at the Howard University School of Communications in northwest D.C.

Eight Student Journalists Poised to 'Discover ...

Chevrolet and the School of Communications at Howard University announced the eight student journalists selected to produce content for four ...

Opinion

Harriet Tubman (Courtesy of loc.gov)

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I pray that these changes will spawn a new consciousness and outlook in bringing resolution to our national curse — ...

Sports

From left: WBC champion Badou Jack, promoter Floyd Mayweather Jr. and former world champion Lucian Bute hype their upcoming fight. (Stephanie Trapp/Mayweather Promotions)

Mayweather Promotions at DC Armory to ...

A three-fight series to crown a unified divisional champion will begin April 30 in a live Showtime Championship Boxing doubleheader ...

Business

New Mortgage Modification Program Helps Homeowners ...

On April 14, in an effort to help troubled homeowners keep their homes, the Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a ...

Health

Andrew Davis, interim CEO of United Medical Center

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There have been several name changes, some high notes and some troubling low points, but 50 years later, the only ...