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D.C. Council Sues Mayor Gray Over Budget Autonomy Law

WASHINGTON — One branch of District of Columbia government sued another Thursday over how best to achieve a goal that both sides agree on: the ability of the city to spend its local tax dollars without authorization by Congress. 436 more words

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Emancipation Day On As Planned After Funding Dispute

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia leaders and residents are preparing to celebrate a holiday that’s unique to the nation’s capital.

D.C. Emancipation Day commemorates the date in 1862 when President Abraham Lincoln freed all slaves in the city. 155 more words

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What's on Tap in Tenleytown (4/14-4/20)

Film buffs take note – Tenleytown is brimming with free film screenings this week ranging from historical dramas to documentaries. Check out what you can see on the big screen, as well as all the other great events in the neighborhood: 886 more words

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Lanier Would Remain Police Chief Under Bowser

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — The projected next mayor of the District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, has asked D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier to remain on the job after she is sworn in as successor to Vincent Gray next January. 183 more words

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Mayor Gray Orders Review Of Relisha Rudd Case

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray says he’s directed two deputy mayors to conduct a review of the case of a missing 8-year-old and make recommendations about any needed reforms. 261 more words

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Gray And Bowser Hug It Out At 'Unity Breakfast'

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser put aside their differences while attending a breakfast intended to promote unity among the District of Columbia’s Democratic Party Friday morning. 273 more words

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D.C. Mayor Gray Proposes $10.7 Billion Budget

WASHINGTON — Two days after he was defeated in his bid for a second term, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has proposed a $10.7 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year. 157 more words

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