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  • Redskins Upset Eagles, Snap 6-Game Losing Streak

    Dec 20, 2014, 8 p.m.

    The Washington Redskins finally ended a six-game losing streak Saturday with a 27-24 win at home over the Philadelphia Eagles, pushing their NFC East foe to the brink of postseason elimination in the process.
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  • Pepco to Host Informer's 'Fifty 50 Lens' Photo Exhibit

    Dec 19, 2014, 12:15 p.m.

    Pepco will host this month The Washington Informer's “Fifty 50 Lens” photo exhibit, featuring more than 50 black-and-white and color photographs documenting Washington’s history through the lenses of Informer photographers over the past 50 years.
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  • Potomac Prep in Northeast Allowed to Remain Open

    Dec 17, 2014, 3 p.m.

    The D.C. Public Charter School Board voted Dec. 15 to allow a once-troubled Northeast Washington charter school to remain open after staff, parents and students lobbied for a chance to make it work under its new administration.
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  • Peabo Bryson to Star in Christmas Spectacular

    Dec 17, 2014, 3 p.m.

    Most children and adults have a list of holiday songs that they look forward to hearing as the 25th of December draws near. Maybe that's why one star-studded Christmas concert, returning this week to the D.C. area, has been going strong for 22 consecutive years.
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  • Success Stories Celebrated at Trauma Center

    Dec 17, 2014, 3 p.m.

    One year after a zebra ripped his ear off in an attack at the National Zoo, Wayne Millner perched on the edge of his seat inside the George Washington University Hospital Auditorium in Northwest and recalled about that frightening and chaotic day.
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  • Jill Scott to be Honored at Essence Grammy Celebration

    Dec 18, 2014, 8 p.m.

    Essence will kick off a yearlong commemoration of the 45th anniversary of its magazine in 2015 with a Black Women in Music Grammy Awards Week celebration that will honor recording artist Jill Scott.
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  • Famous Dave's Restaurant Opens at Boulevard in Prince George's

    Dec 17, 2014, 11:39 a.m.

    Prince George's County officials and community members converged on Largo for Monday's grand opening and "rib cutting" ceremony for a Famous Dave's restaurant at The Boulevard at Capital Centre, part of the revitalization underway at the Boulevard.
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  • EDITORIAL: Congress Gums Up the Works. Again.

    Dec 17, 2014, 3 p.m.

    Although 70 percent of D.C. voters support a referendum legalizing recreational marijuana use, city leaders and organizers of Initiative 71 are scrambling to counter interference by the congressional overlords into the city's affairs.
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