By: Davis Kennedy There’s a strong chance District residents will witness a shift in D.C. political representation following November’s general election. Non-voting delegate from D.C. Long-time Congressional Democrat Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton will run against Independent John Cheeks, Libertarian Bruce Majors, and...
By: Davis Kennedy and Carlo Massimo The percentage of District public and charter school students who are on track to advance to the next grade or successfully graduate from high school increased last year, according to results from the Partnership...
By Amanda Menas “Best Councilmember ever,” said one of the volunteers assisting at Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon T. Todd’s "Pop Up Office Hours" meeting at the Dunkin' Donuts by the Georgia Ave/Petworth Metro on Thursday. More than 20 constituents appeared between...
By: Carlo Massimo Several hundred people had already lined up along the edge of the Vietnam Memorial by 8:00 a.m. The air was damp but notably cool. It was the first breath of a new season, and squirrels on the...
By: Davis Kennedy George Washington University Hospital’s plan to build and operate a new 100 to 125-bed hospital on the St. Elizabeths campus in Ward 8 follow a problem that plagued health service history for Ward 7 and 8 areas. “The...
By: Carlo Massimo The view from the roof of the National Capital Bank (NCB), Washington’s oldest bank, is impressive. You can view the dome of the Capitol, the copper roof of the Library of Congress, and all the sparkling white...
By Amanda Menas For the general elections on November 6, 2018, the D.C. Board of Elections (DCBOE) will  pay individuals who work at the polls. With the goal of putting “democracy into action”, DCBOE announced on August 28, 2018 it is...
By: Bijan Bayne Racial bias, even in its implicit form, impacts all areas of U.S. life, even those in which minority excellence is commonplace. A new study demonstrates this pattern in athletic competition. The research illustrates officiating in women’s college basketball....
By: Matthew Goldman The ATU Local 689, a union that represents WMATA employees, held a “Truth, Unity and Justice" rally outside of the Metro Center Metro Station on Thursday. Several union leaders and residents called for General Manager Paul Wiedefeld's termination.  What...
By:  Carlo Massimo Dave Johnson, play-by-play announcer for DC United, gestured at the hard red court behind him at the Petworth Recreation Center. “It’s not just a play space -- it’s also a dream space,” he said. “Maybe a national teamer will...

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