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  • Opening Night Arrives at MGM National Harbor

    Dec 8, 2016, 6:52 p.m.

    State and county officials and other employees of the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino resort couldn't stop smiling Thursday while gazing and nibbling on some items showcased at one of Prince George's County's most influential businesses.
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  • D.C. a Top Target for Holiday ID Theft

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    'Tis the season for celebration and togetherness. Unfortunately, it's also a time for identity thieves and hackers to prey on millions of innocent consumers.
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  • Post-Election Black Agenda the Focus of Rainbow Push Symposium

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    Many ideas and topics discussed Tuesday at the ninth annual Rainbow Push Coalition media and telecom symposium at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Northwest were centered around last month's presidential election and what blacks must do to strive once Republican businessman Donald Trump is inaugurated.
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  • Origins of Electoral College Steeped in Slavery

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    A recount of votes in the presidential election is underway in Wisconsin and — at press time — clerks in Pennsylvania and Michigan may have also began thumbing through ballots thanks to Green Party candidate Jill Stein, who has raised more than $6 million for the effort.
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  • Children's National Facility Opens in Anacostia

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    Ward 8, the home to the highest number of youth in the city, will now have a state-of-the-art medical facility to meet their health and wellness needs.
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  • Protesters Plan to Crash Inauguration

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    As the Capitol makes preparations to swear in Republican President-elect Donald Trump, an increasing number of opponents to the real estate mogul have begun planning demonstrations to juxtapose the inauguration.
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  • Postal Service Issues Holiday Mail Tips

    Dec 7, 2016, 3 p.m.

    The U.S. Postal Service has announced its holiday mailing and shipping deadlines for domestic and international destinations — encouraging customers to ship as soon as possible, particularly for those who hope to have their cards, letters, and packages at its desired location by Christmas.
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  • ARMSTRONG WILLIAMS: Another Chapter in Remarkable Career of Ben Carson

    Dec 8, 2016, 5:43 a.m.

    Ben Carson will work tirelessly on behalf of the American people, including those in our rural and urban communities to assure that all Americans have affordable, safe and quality homes.
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Metro board member Malcolm Augustine, who represents Prince George's County, pleads his case regarding the late-night service proposal during a committee meeting Dec. 1 at the agency's headquarters in northwest D.C.

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During a heated session that lasted nearly two hours Thursday, a Metro committee approved a proposal to scale back late-night ...

Education

Oakland Unified School District Superintendent Antwan Wilson (Courtesy of Oakland Unified School District via Facebook)

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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has chosen Oakland, California, schools superintendent Antwan Wilson as chancellor of the D.C. Public Schools.

Opinion

New York businessman Donald Trump will be the 45th president of the United States. (Courtesy photo)

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Donald J. Trump, the wealthiest man ever elected President of the United States, has set about assembling the richest Cabinet ...

Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James drives past defenders in the Cavaliers' 105-94 win over the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center in D.C. on Nov. 11.

LeBron, Cavs Outlast Short-Handed Wizards

Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 29 points and LeBron James surpassed yet another career milestone as the NBA champion Cleveland ...

Business

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A series of developments following the Wells Fargo scandal has now led to the introduction of legislation designed to bring ...

Health

Kidney recipient Asa Keimig reflects on his life-saving transplant.

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