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D.C. Puppet Slam Brings Loads of Laughter

Local artists recently displayed their skills of puppetry, much to the delight of children and adults alike.

'My Brother's Keeper' Taking Root in D.C.

Washington, D.C., is one of the newest members of the "My Brother's Keeper" community. The MBK Community Challenge Local Action Summit brought together representatives from organizations citywide. The Nov. 18 gathering at the St. Elizabeths campus on Alabama Avenue in ...

Foundation, Harbor Invest in Fight against Hunger

Families and individuals accustomed to battling hunger in Prince George's County could have an easier time accessing food, following an announcement last week by Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker that involves the Peterson Family Foundation and National Harbor.

D.C. Council OKs Snow-Shoveling Bill

D.C. residents and business owners who fail to shovel sidewalks in front of their homes and businesses within eight daylight hours following a snowstorm could end up paying fines up to $150.

Busboys and Poets, Southeast Organization Announces New Location, Culinary Institute

The Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative and Busboys and Poets formally announced Wednesday a partnership that will result in a restaurant and hospitality and culinary leadership training institute in Ward 8 on Martin Luther King Avenue SE.

D.C. Mayor's Youth Leadership Project Fetes 2014 Class

A graduation ceremony was recently held for participants in the Mayor's Youth Leadership Institute, a project within the Office of Youth programs.

Southeast Ministry Among Wal-Mart's $3.6M D.C. Donations

Wal-Mart announced Wednesday that it has given more than $3.6 million in cash and in-kind contributions to several charitable organizations throughout D.C. in the prior fiscal year.

Akosua Ali Re-Elected as NAACP DC Branch President

Akosua Ali, president of the NAACP DC Branch, will serve a third term after being re-elected last week.

D.C. Police Chief Lanier: Changes On the Way

Early next year, the Metropolitan Police Department will roll out a new drug enforcement strategy that will allow the department to more effectively counter a drug trade gone digital.

Williams Sisters, Guests Rechristen SE Tennis Center

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray joined Cora Masters Barry, tennis greats Serena and Venus Williams, friends and supporters for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the conclusion of renovations and the grand reopening of the facility.

Radio Personality Raymond Woods, 'The More Better Man,' Dies at 74

Longtime D.C. radio personality and decorated war hero Raymond Woods, also known as the "More Better Man," died Tuesday at Veterans Hospital in the District.

'Dancing with the Scholars' to Hit THEARC on Saturday

Participants in the annual "Dancing with the Scholars" competition will hit the dance floor this weekend to benefit a scholarship fund in memory of former D.C. State Board of Education member William Lockridge.

Millennials Brunch for a Cause

Hundreds of young professionals to donate nearly 300 pounds of winter clothing this week as a part of an effort to help a vulnerable population and raise awareness about an increasingly visible problem.

Wellness Center Opens in Ward 8

Now that a state-of-the-art wellness center has opened in Southeast, accessing health care and learning about proactive steps to remain healthy have become a lot easier.

Racine Becomes First D.C. Elected AG

Karl Racine made history on Tuesday, emerging victorious as the District's first-elected attorney general, according to unofficial results from the D.C. Board of Elections.

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