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Free Summer Meals For Kids Offered at 19 D.C. Locations

WASHINGTON — The District of Columbia is expanding a program that provides free meals for children and teens during the summer.

Mayor Vincent Gray’s office says starting Saturday, free meals will be offered on Saturdays at certain libraries, parks and recreation centers. 130 more words

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Marijuana Decriminalized in D.C. For Now

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW/AP) – At least for the time being, it’s no longer a criminal offense to carry a joint in your pocket in most of the nation’s capital. 502 more words

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D.C. Mayor's Chief Spokesman to Take Federal Job

WASHINGTON — The chief spokesman for District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is leaving for a job with the federal government.

Pedro Ribeiro’s departure was announced in an email to the mayor’s cabinet on Tuesday. 151 more words

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Former Mayor Endorses Bowser in DC Race

WASHINGTON — Former District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams has endorsed Muriel Bowser to become the city’s next mayor.

Bowser is the District’s Democratic nominee after she defeated incumbent Vincent Gray in an April primary. 158 more words

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Eastern Shore tourist areas caught in Congress fight over pot

The mayor of Washington and an advocacy group are urging a boycott of a popular Maryland tourist destination because of its congressman’s attempt to block the decriminalization of marijuana in the nation’s capital. 211 more words

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D.C. Mayor Pushes for Boycott of Eastern Shore

UPDATED: July 3, 2014 2:25 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — The mayor of the District of Columbia and a nonprofit group are urging city residents to boycott the Eastern Shore of Maryland this holiday weekend, because of its congressional representative’s efforts to overturn the city’s decision to decriminalize marijuana. 668 more words

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