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Memorial Services Set For Marion Barry

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — A series of memorial events have been set for Marion Barry.

Barry, known to many as Washington’s “mayor for life,” died Sunday at age 78. 186 more words

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Memorial Spanning 3 Days Set for Marion Barry

UPDATED: November 26, 2014 3:03 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — Marion Barry will be remembered with three days of events culminating in a four-hour memorial service at the Washington Convention Center. 200 more words

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On Marion Barry

Marion Barry, who got a Masters’ degree in chemistry and began a PhD program as well in the subject, is best known nation-wide as the black mayor of DC who got caught in a drug sting. 286 more words

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Marion Barry's Turkey Giveaway Goes on Without Him

WASHINGTON — Marion Barry’s annual turkey giveaway went on without the longtime District of Columbia politician.

Hundreds of people gathered Tuesday outside Union Temple Baptist Church in Southeast Washington. 136 more words

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Marion Barry -- the Mayor for Life in His Own Words

WASHINGTON (WNEW) — WNEW D.C. bureau chief Matt DelSignore presents a special production, “Marion Barry–the Mayor for Life in His Own Words.”

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