• Clinton, Trump Clash in Final Debate

    Oct 19, 2016, 11:20 p.m.

    The third and final debate of the 2016 presidential race — which has devolved into little more than a reality TV show — proved to be a continuation of the second contest only with a slightly more controlled Donald Trump.
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  • Organization Seeks to 'Stomp Out' Bullying

    Oct 19, 2016, noon

    A large majority of teenagers hold a very pessimistic view of the United States, with 88 percent saying that they believe the country is lacking kindness, according to a new survey released by STOMP Out Bullying, the leading national bullying and cyberbullying prevention nonprofit organization for young children and teens.
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  • Is God Dead? Certainly Not, Says Fred Hammond

    Oct 19, 2016, noon

    When gospel legend Fred Hammond and a few of his friends swoop down on the District of Columbia next month, they promise an evening where those who believe in God as well as people simply seeking encouragement will get more than they can imagine — and be blessed along the way.
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  • State of Schools Highlights Positive, Glosses Over Issues

    Oct 19, 2016, noon

    The District of Columbia Public Schools system took a different approach this year in its annual State of Schools address. Instead of focusing on what needs to be fixed, they showcased what they've gotten right.
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  • D.C. Job Fair Targets Millennials

    Oct 19, 2016, noon

    Millennials in the District looking for work got the chance to attend a hiring fair specifically for them as part of a weeklong series to engage and strategize on how this community will sustain the job market.
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  • Rwandan Refugee Seeks to Help Others

    Oct 19, 2016, noon

    Eugenie Mukeshimana was a young adult and eight months pregnant when the genocide began in Rwanda in 1994.
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  • D.C. Taking Advantage of ACA, But ER Struggles to Keep Up

    Oct 19, 2016, noon

    Though nearly half of D.C. residents who were uninsured now have coverage, it isn't translating into more space at one of the city's busiest emergency rooms, which saw more than 60,000 adults and 30,000 children last year.
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  • EDITORIAL: Hillary Clinton the Only Logical Choice

    Oct 19, 2016, noon

    The editorial board of The Washington Informer unanimously endorses Hillary Clinton for president of the United States.
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