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HEADLINESDistrict of Columbia Recognized Among Top 10 States for Afterschool Programs

Ranked #2 among All States, #1 in Northeast Region in National Household Survey As the largest funder for afterschool programs in the District, the DC Children and Youth Investment Trust…

CONTRO~1Control of Congress, divisive issues face voters on Tuesday

(UPI) — It’s easy for voters to check out of midterm elections, especially as partisan gridlock continues to drive approval ratings for Congress and the president into the gutter.  …

OpenGovernmentMayor Gray Announces New Open Government Initiatives

Mayor Names new Open Government Advisory Group to foster transparency Mayor Vincent C. Gray recently announced the launch or advancement of six initiatives as part of his ongoing strategy to…

HEADLINESNew Regulation Facilitates Crowdfunding-Type Investments for D.C. Small Businesses

District of Columbia small businesses now have another option for raising capital through a new regulation issued by the D.C. Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking. The new regulation, “District…

HEADLINESBowser’s bill to address long-range infrastructure challenges, debt cap approved

Innovative approach achieves broad support from government, business and labor leaders The Council unanimously approved legislation that the will enable the District to procure large-scale infrastructure improvements for a population…

harvest feastHarris Teeter Launches 2014 Harvest Feast to Further Support Hunger Relief Efforts

This November, Harris Teeter is continuing its annual Harvest Feast Food Drive and Donation Card Campaign to aid local hunger-relief efforts. In November 2013, Harris Teeter’s Harvest Feast campaign collected…

HEADLINESAmericans to Congress: Invest More, Not Less, in Children, Youth & Families

79 percent of Americans favor increasing funds for children’s healthcare, nutrition & education   A national public opinion poll released recently by the Children’s Leadership Council finds strong support for…

HEADLINESNIELSEN 2014 HOLIDAY FORECAST SHOWS MULTICULTURAL CONSUMERS DRIVERS OF INCREASED SPENDING THIS SEASON

Multicultural consumers are expected to drive this year’s increase in holiday spending with African-Americans making up the largest percentage of the increase, according to the 2014 Holiday Sales Forecast released…

HEADLINESHepatitis C Reaches Historic Highs

Burgeoning Baby Boomer Generation at Extreme Risk with More Than 75% Infected as Spending on HCV Treatment Predicted to Surge More Than 200% by 2015

 The numbers are sobering: While…

localDistrict of Columbia Ranks 45th Best on Business Taxes

Annual Release of the State Business Tax Climate Index District of Columbia has the 45th best tax climate in the U.S. according to the latest edition of the State Business…

NBA Cares/Washington Wizards/Capital Area Food BankWizards Players & Military Personnel Volunteered at the Capital Area Food Bank

As part of NBA Cares and the league’s commitment to service, Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman, players Dejuan Blair, Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat, Kris Humphries, Glen Rice, Garrett Temple…

localHarlem Rattlers – African-American Combat Unit in World War I –
Is Subject of Book Discussion

Members of the Harlem Rattlers, the African-American combat unit that grew out of the 15th New York National Guard, achieved mythic status for their role in World War I, in…

localGovernor O’Malley Announces Policy for Active Monitoring of
all Returning Travelers from Countries Affected by Ebola Outbreak

Governor O’Malley announced that Maryland will directly monitor the health of all returning travelers from the countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, which are battling a serious Ebola outbreak….

localMaryland Named a Top Ten State for Energy Efficiency for the 4th Year in a Row

For the fourth consecutive year, Maryland has been named a top ten state by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). Its annual State Energy Efficiency scorecard benchmarks the…

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Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) recently announced that it is providing more than $300,000 in grants to more than 40 local nonprofit organizations committed to environmental preservation, protection and…

localMikulski, Cardin Announce more than $8.2 Million in Federal Funds to Fight Violence Against Women in Maryland

U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) today announced that thirteen organizations in Maryland have received a total of $8,286,161 in grants from the Office on Violence…

Beth_Akiyama,_Wendy_Pohlhaus,_Kevin_Peach,_James_McGowen,_John_Stanard,_Addie_Richburg,_Susan_Taylor,_all_speakers_at_event_(1)Four Diverse National Leaders Receive Humanitarian Awards

Four diverse national leaders received humanitarian awards for their long-term work on criminal reform, domestic violence, civil and human rights, disaster response and law enforcement through community outreach.  The Church…

localNew Grant Program May Make it Easier for Maryland Seniors to Age in Place

Maryland senior citizens who own their homes may have more options to age in place under a new program that provides grants of up to $25,000 for improvements such as…

localBGE Credit Agreements Extend Relationships with Minority and Community Banks


Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) and its parent company, Exelon Corporation, have arranged $123 million in credit lines with 31 minority and community-owned banks in BGE’s service area and…

localNatsFest to Return this December

  Tickets and autograph vouchers for the event of the offseason to go on sale next week   Following what proved to be an exciting 2014 season, the Washington Nationals…

localBusiness Fair Connects Businesses with Government Procurement Specialists

The Baltimore Washington Corridor Chamber (BWCC) will host its 23rd Annual Procurement Fair on Wednesday, November 19 from 8 AM to Noon at Martins Crosswinds in Greenbelt, MD. The Fair…

pirouttePirouette to Success

By Tiamoyo Harris  Twitter: Ward 8 resident 16-year old Reggie who previously performed for White House, practices ballet at THE ARC hoping to become a professional dancer. East of the…

AffordableRentalHousingRibbon Cutting Celebrates New Quality Affordable Rental Housing in Downtown Silver Spring

Acting Secretary Clarence Snuggs joined Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett for the grand opening of The Residences at Thayer Avenue, new quality, affordable rental housing in the heart of revitalizing…

CDCCDC to Monitor all Incoming Passengers from West Africa into U.S. Beginning Monday

(UPI) — As of Monday, the U.S. Center for Disease Control will closely monitor all travelers entering the U.S. from Ebola-stricken countries public health officials announced today. The regulated monitoring…

Social-Security-benefits-to-increase-17-percent-in-2015Social Security Benefits to Increase 1.7 Percent in 2015

(UPI) — Social Security benefits are set to increase 1.7 percent in 2015 while Social Security tax is only set to increase 1.3 percent. The benefits are adjusted annually to…

Mayor GrayMayor Gray Releases District’s ‘moveDC’ Transportation Plan

Multimodal strategy will enhance District’s transportation network Mayor Vincent C. Gray and District Department of Transportation Director Matt Brown have released the final moveDC Transportation Plan. The plan is a…

HEADLINESDistrict of Columbia Economy Adds 5,700 Jobs in September

District’s Unemployment Rate at 7.7 Percent The District of Columbia Department of Employment Services reported today that the preliminary September job estimates show an increase of 5,700 jobs, for a…

HEADLINESDistrict of Columbia Named a ‘Top 10 State for Afterschool’

But New Household Survey Finds that Unmet Demand for Afterschool Programs Persists   Strong participation among students and high satisfaction with afterschool programs among parents have made the District of…

HEADLINES“Good News for Children When Congress Works Together”

By Marian Wright Edelman President of the Children’s Defense Fund While we rarely hear good news these days about Congress, I have some to share. Continuing a long tradition of…

vaccine-1383796353-948-640x480Pneumonia Vaccine will make you Breathe Easier

The good news continues. Now there is additional evidence about the utility of vaccines against community acquired pneumonia (CAP)—an infection that is transmitted outside of the hospital. (Hospital-acquired infections are…

HEADLINESWells Fargo Donates $150,000 to Fight Ebola Crisis

Contributions will support International Medical Corps efforts in Sierra Leone and Liberia Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) is donating $150,000 to International Medical Corps to help fight the Ebola crisis…

HEADLINESPreliminary studies find promising treatments for type 1 diabetes

Treatments also for vision loss from retinal disease, and acute lymphoblastic leukemia Scientists have been conducting studies using human embryonic stem cells (ESCs) in the hopes of treating diseases such…

HEADLINESWashington DC Residents Join the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) in Taking Steps To Cure Lupus

The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) and thousands of DC residents will gather for the ALR’s annual Walk with Us to Cure Lupus. The Walk will be held at the…

HEADLINESAARP and UnitedHealthcare Launch “The Longevity Network”

AARP and UnitedHealthcare, two of the leading organizations in senior advocacy and health care, today announced the launch of “The Longevity Network” to promote innovations in health care that will…

HEADLINESGuideStar Launches First-of-Its-Kind Program to Collect Diversity Data from Nonprofits at Scale 


Green 2.0 Partners to Highlight Participation of Environmental Organizations; Foundation and Nonprofit Leaders Voice Support   GuideStar recently launched a new way to help set standards for how data about…

HEADLINES4th Annual Moneywise Financial Empowerment Summit

Hosted by Historic Metropolitan A.M.E. Church and the Daniel Payne Community Development Corporation Metropolitan A.M.E. Church and The Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation team up for the fourth consecutive…

HEADLINESU.S. Education Department Announces Final Rule to Strengthen Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program

The Department of Education announced publication of a final rule to strengthen the Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program today helping more students and families pay for college, and ensuring they…

HEADLINESSBA Launches Destination: HUB

New initiative will boost HUBZones in the federal marketplace   The Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Maria Contreras-Sweet, a member of President Obama’s Cabinet, announced the launch of Destination:…

VenusandSerenaWilliamsVenus & Serena Williams to Serve up Support for the Newly Renovated Southeast Tennis & Learning Center

$18 Million Dollar Renovation Of State Of The Art Facility Set To Continue High-Level Tennis And Education Programs   When the $18 million renovation of the Southeast Tennis and Learning…

localVesta Corporation Announces Redevelopment of Highland Terrace Apartments in Southeast Washington D.C.

Redevelopment Deal to Include More than $7.1 Million in Improvements to Troubled Apartment Community Vesta Corporation recently announced that it is undertaking the complete rehabilitation and redevelopment of Southeast Washington…

localFederal Grants to Improve School Safety and Mental Health Services for Students

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced recently the Commonwealth has been awarded two five-year federal grants totaling nearly $13.3 million to improve mental health services for students and expand programs to make…

localMayor Vincent C. Gray and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Announce FY 2015 Grant Recipients

  Mayor Vincent C. Gray and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) are pleased to announce the awarding of 330 grants to D.C.-based artists and nonprofit organizations…

localTrick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon


A historic treat! George Washington’s Mount Vernon opens its doors for the first time to trick-or-treaters. Join Mount Vernon’s costumed cast of interpreters for a special opportunity to trick-or-treat in…

localFall Harvest Celebration at George Washington’s Farm!

October 25 & 26: Mount Vernon’s Fall Harvest Family Days Mount Vernon welcomes the autumn season with Fall Harvest Family Days, October 25 and 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00…

localMaryland Secures Nearly $10 Million USDOL Workforce Training Grant

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that Maryland was awarded $9,995,047 as part of the $170 million Ready to Work Partnership initiative to support and scale innovative collaborations between employers,…

localMikulski, Cardin Announce more than $6 Million in Federal Funds to Fight Crime in Communities Across Maryland

U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) recently announced that $6,062,413 in federal grant funding has been awarded from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to municipalities…

localGovernor McAuliffe Announces New Biotech Agricultural Export Deal to China

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently announced as part of his trade and marketing mission to Asia that Agrivita Biogroup, Inc. (Agrivita) has reached new export deals of animal feed additives to…

localHow Has Travel Behavior Changed among North American Bikesharing Users? What Makes a Successful Program?

The Mineta Transportation Institute has released its latest peer-reviewed study that evaluates public bikesharing in North America as a follow-up to a 2012 study. Public Bikesharing in North America During…

localTowson University Named One of Four Universities Selected by The Acting Company for a New National Touring Initiative

Three Year Cycle of Performance and Education Offerings Link to New Marcus Gardley Play Based on the Assassination of Malcolm X The College of Fine Arts and Communication and the…

localSelect DPR Centers to Serve as Early Voting and Election Day Voting Locations

Thee DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) announced six DPR locations will serve as DC Board of Ethics and Elections (DCBOEE) early voting satellite locations and 18 DPR locations…

localFree Financial Planning Day to Benefit Local Residents

We’ve all heard that there’s no free lunch. But in these challenging economic times, area residents will be able to get free financial planning advice and guidance from highly qualified…

384DHCD’s Successful Outreach to College Campuses Receives National Recognition for Management Innovation

DHCD Chief of Staff Asuntha Chiang-Smith and Recruitment Manager Amy Kipersztok at the NCSHA annual convention DHCD’s partnership with a number of area colleges and universities, including the University of…

local“Fashion Art Design Georgetown” Brings a Full Day and Evening of style to Georgetown this Saturday, October 25

All-day, into-the-night event includes in-store parties and promotions, street style photo shoots, art happenings, music, and more in Georgetown The worlds of fashion, art, and design will collide in Georgetown—recently…

localWells Fargo Donates $150,000 to Fight Ebola Crisis

- Contributions will support International Medical Corps efforts in Sierra Leone and Liberia – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) is donating $150,000 to International Medical Corps to help fight the…

Greenpeace-rallying-EU-climate-leadersGreenpeace Rallying EU Climate Leaders

(UPI) — Advocacy group Greenpeace said Wednesday it parked its protest vessel Arctic Sunrise off the Spanish coast to pressure European leaders on climate reforms. Members of the European Union…

droneDC Drone Hobbyists in Limbo Over Flying Locations

(UPI) — A small, four-propeller helicopter buzzes like a swarm of aggressive bees, hovering in place above its land-based operator, now making small high-pitched beeps indicating it’s running low on…

635494396016100024-USATSI-8152057Redskins Turning to Colt McCoy with RG3 Unlikely to Be 100% Soon

(ABC)–While Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden has not completely ruled out a return next Monday night by quarterback Robert Griffin III, he has also made it clear that Griffin would…

ap_michael_sam_practice_02_jef_140903_16x9_992_606Dallas Cowboys Release Michael Sam from Practice Squad

The Dallas Cowboys released defensive end Michael Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the…

brian-orakpo-ap_296Redskins’ Orakpo Out for Season: ‘Big Loss’ says Gruden

Washington Redskins linebacker Brian Orakpo will miss the rest of the season because he needs surgery on a torn right pectoral muscle. “The production may not be where people think…

635494883034679171-Wall-and-PorterWizards Unveil Alternate Jersey for 2014-15 Season

(CBS)–The Washington Wizards have unveiled their new alternate uniforms for the 2014-15 season. The new uniform is primarily navy blue with red color-blocking at the top and “Washington” listed on…

140407-oscar-pistorius-jms-1620_620018b21df0db8b41daa56b32ee8080Oscar Pistorius Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

(CBS) – Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp with four shots from a handgun on Valentine’s Day 2013. The…

FIGHT-~1Fight against Islamic State will be ‘long-term,’ Obama tells coalition military chiefs

(UPI) — While Islamic State militants have “tactical momentum on several fronts,” military chiefs involved in the U.S.-led operation against IS asserted Tuesday the coalition maintains “strategic momentum.” Chairman of…

2ND-TE~12nd Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola in Dallas

(UPI) — A second healthcare worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital has tested positive for Ebola, health officials said Wednesday, fueling doubts about outbreak prevention. The unidentified patient works at…

HEADLINESHUD Awards $3.1 Million to Fight Housing Discrimination

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded today $3.1 million to nine fair housing agencies in the mid-Atlantic region to address housing discrimination.  Nationally, $38.3 million was…

HEADLINESDC Terrorism Exercise, October 19

District first responders will participate in a multi-location, full-scale emergency preparedness exercise on Sunday, October 19, 2014, from 8:00 p.m. through Monday, October 20, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. The exercise…

HEADLINESCredit Suisse: highest inequality since Great Depression

(UPI) — Wealth inequality in the United States is the highest it’s been since the Great Depression, according to a Swiss bank. Credit Suisse, a multinational financial services holding company…

HEADLINESNational Grant to Provide Greater Access to Youth Sports for African-American and Hispanic Girls

New “Sports 4 Life” grant initiative addresses the growing disparity in sports participation among African-American and Hispanic girls and their peers The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF), the leading authority on…

HEADLINESNine Federal full Service Community Schools Awards Announced Among a Pool of 147 Applicants

The U.S. Department of Education today announced the nine awardees of the 2014 Full Service Community Schools grants out of a pool of 147 applications. The high number of applicants…

Tuskegee UniTuskegee No. 1 in Producing Minority Agriculture and Veterinary Graduates

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education has ranked Tuskegee University among the top 100 institutions for granting undergraduate and graduate degrees to minorities. Tuskegee took top spots for several degree areas,…

HEADLINESEpilepsy Foundation and George Washington University Epilepsy Center Partner to Webcast Grand Rounds Series

Epilepsy.com, the largest website worldwide dedicated to epilepsy and seizures, will begin hosting Epilepsy Grand Rounds, a monthly seminar series by the George Washington University (GW) Epilepsy Center. The series,…

HEADLINESAARP: Three Things You Need to Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

Don’t miss the once-a-year opportunity to make changes to your Medicare plan AARP encourages everyone with Medicare to take advantage of this year’s Medicare Open Enrollment period October 15th-December 7th…

living_longer_t750x550Americans Are Living Longer

Life expectancy is up and death rates are down Good news: We’re living longer, says a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). According to the…

localDC Councilmember Tommy Wells Teams up with Arena Stage to Host the 4th Annual DC Job Fair on October 17

DC Councilmember Tommy Wells and Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host the fourth annual DC Job Fair on October 17 from 10am to 2pm at…

localCoffee, Both Decaf and Regular, Promotes Liver Health

(UPI) — Researchers at the National Cancer Institute say people who drink coffee every day are doing well by their livers, improving the organ’s function and potentially staving off disease….

localLung Cancers can lie in wait for 20 years, Suddenly turn Aggressive

(UPI) — Some lung cancers can remain dormant for as long as 20 years before turning aggressive and quickly metastasizing. Researchers learned as much after studying tumor growth in seven…

localAmpro Industries, Inc., Partners with International HIV/AIDS Activist Hydeia Broadbent to Bring You “A Positive Message”

It is well known that Ampro Industries, Inc., is a leader when it comes to giving back to the community.  The company truly believes in going the extra mile for…

localChild Labor Coalition Applauds Progress In Child Labor Remediation

The Child Labor Coalition (CLC), whose 34 member organizations fight exploitative child labor, welcomed news in the US Department of Labor’s 2013 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor…

localCox Enterprises Announces National Partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Cox Enterprises recently announced a national diversity partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (the 100). Through the partnership, Cox will support the organization’s Collegiate 100 (C100) program that…

localThe Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs Announces FY2015 AAPI Community Grant Awardees

The Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OAPIA) awarded $278,895.38 in community grants to community-based organizations (CBOs) providing direct services to the District’s Asian American and Pacific Islander…

localGovernor McAuliffe Announces Homeland Security Grant Awards

Dozens of projects across Virginia will receive federal funding Governor Terry McAuliffe announced recently that more than $4.8 million in federal funds will be awarded to multiple local government agencies…

localMayor’s Arts Awards Honorees and Finalists

Honoring the achievements of Washington, DC’s arts, entertainment and creative industries Mayor Vincent C. Gray with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) announce the special honorees and…

BGE_BGC_Makeover_6BGE and ENERGY STAR® Team Up to Kick Off the #ChangeTheWorld Tour

Energy Efficiency Upgrades and an Unveiling of a Complete Makeover of the Edgewood Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County The future of the Edgewood Branch of…

localMontgomery Parks and Planning Present Newest Achievements to County Council 


New Zoning Ordinance, affordable housing, urban parks and deer management are highlighted in Fall 2014 Semi-Annual Report Montgomery Parks and Planning, part of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission,…

localNew Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance Takes Effect October 30


Updated code improves usability, simplifies development process   Montgomery County has taken a giant step forward in improving the planning and development process and making the county a more desirable…

localGovernor McAuliffe Formally Unveils 2014 Virginia Energy Plan

Governor Terry McAuliffe recently formally unveiled the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan at an event co-sponsored by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and the Virginia League of Conservation Voters.  The Governor…

localD.C. Working Families, SEIU, and UCFW Endorse Initiative 71

 Labor Groups Point to Elimination of Discriminatory Enforcement and Opportunities to Advance Worker Rights The Service Employees International Union, United Commercial Food Workers, and D.C.  Working Families endorsed Initiative 71,…

John_WallWizards Held Open Practice at Fort Belvoir

John Wall posing for pictures with fans during the Wizards’ practice at Fort Belvoir The Washington Wizards held an open practice at Fort Belvoir on Oct. 13 for military personnel…

localThomas L. Sager Donates $50,000 to the Minority Corporate Counsel Association

Thomas L. Sager, former vice president and general counsel at DuPont, who recently retired after 37 years with the company, and now partner with the law firm of Ballard Spahr,…

localHarris & Harris Wealth Management Partners with Black Benefactors for Night of Giving

Harris and Harris Wealth Management is a proud member and partner with the Black Benefactors, an innovative philanthropic project. That’s why we are hosting the upcoming “Night of Giving Event”….

localRenowned Pianists to Perform During Concert Series

For the third consecutive season, the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music will play host to world-renowned pianists for performances and master classes during the Washington International Piano Series at…

localMajority of District Schools Adopt Anti-Bullying Policy, Report Shows

OHR report and new online resource assess school compliance with anti-bullying law; October 18 event provides tips and tools to recognize and address bullying The vast majority of District students…

local$62 Million in Federal Energy Assistance Funding for Low-Income Maryland Families

Senators had requested LIHEAP funding to be released by Health and Human Services Department U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) recently announced that $62 million in…

ap217104714640_296D.C. United ‘Still Standing’ as Other Washington Sports Teams Fall

(ABC)–Like Washington’s other professional teams, D.C. United has lofty goals. “I was hoping the Nats would go through (in the playoffs) and certainly (for) the Redskins (to) have a better…

orioles-royals-ap_606Royals Edge Orioles 2-1 to Take 3-0 Lead in ALCS

(ABC)–Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and the Royals’ bullpen shut down the Baltimore Orioles the rest of the way for a 2-1 victory Tuesday…

navajo_nations_presidentDan Snyder Sits with Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly During Game Against Cardinals

During a broadcast of Sunday’s Redskins game, owner Dan Snyder was seen sitting next to the president of the Navajo Nation and his wife, who were both wearing Redskins hats. Fox…

454224643Nate Schmidt Happy to Be Contributing to Capitals

(NBC)–Nate Schmidt strolls into the locker room after practice, almost bouncing with each step, offering a smile and fist bump to anyone he passes on the way to his stall…

20141014+Marine+Corps+Marathon+FileMarine Corps Marathon Weekend Events for All

(NBC)–The Marine Corps Marathon invites runners and spectators to attend a variety of events held throughout the Marathon’s big weekend later this month. Events start on Thursday, Oct. 23 with…

DC Democratic Nominees Attend A "Get Out The Vote" Campaign EventMayor Gray Announces District Has Invested $1.3 Billion in Affordable Housing; on Track to Exceed Goal of 10,000 Units

Administration Has Created Nearly 6,500 Affordable Units through Historic Investment Mayor Vincent C. Gray recently announced that his administration has invested $1.3 billion to create nearly 6,500 affordable housing units…

Thomas-Eric-Duncan-e1412305550914U.S. Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan dies in Dallas

(UPI) — Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian national who became the first person ever diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States, died Wednesday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital…

HEADLINESDC Chamber PAC Endorses Muriel Bowser for Mayor

The DC Chamber of Commerce Political Action Committee (“DCCC PAC”) publicly announced their endorsement of Councilmember Muriel Bowser for Mayor of the District of Columbia. “I’m honored to be endorsed…