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Opponents of Marijuana Legalization Speak Out

As D.C. voters consider whether they want to legalize marijuana, a diverse group of residents has joined forces, urging the community to say no.

Boulevard at Capital Centre Poised for a Comeback

The impending arrival of Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que at the once-thriving Boulevard at the Capital Centre in Largo is, for some, a sign that business is about to blow up at the central Prince George's County pedestrian mall after ...

Health Exec Dale to be Honored at CBC Gala

Karen Dale, executive director of AmeriHealth District of Columbia, the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the District of Columbia and member of the AmeriHealth Caritas family of companies, is being recognized as a "2014 Distinguished Female Healthcare Leader."

Samuel Cornelius Mourned, Remembered as Civil Rights Leader

Samuel J. Cornelius was the center of any room he entered on Capitol Hill.

D.C. Council OKs Bill to Allow Concealed Handguns

The D.C. Council unanimously approved a bill Tuesday to allow people to carry concealed handguns in the city for the first time in nearly 40 years.

Volunteers Hit D.C. Streets to Register Voters

Over 2,000 groups nationwide, including in D.C., showed up in force Tuesday to mark National Voter Registration Day, an effort to register voters and get them involved in the political process.

Marion Barry to Hold Book Signing, Discussion at P.G. Library

Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry will hold a book signing and discussion at Prince George's County Memorial Library's Oxon Hill branch on Sept. 30.

Legendary D.C. Broadcaster Jerry Phillips 'Worked Until the Day He Died'

Legendary D.C. broadcaster Jerry Phillips, who died recently at age 75, was always ready when the cameras began recording.

Volunteers Sought for All-Night Art Festival in D.C.

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities announced that it will expand its annual nightlong street festival for artists to several neighborhoods citywide — and the Congress Heights team is seeking volunteers to help pull off this year's event.

Cherry Blossom Festival Seeks Talent for Parade

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is accepting submissions for its second annual Sing Into Spring Competition, a call for local talent that will highlight the region's outstanding vocalists in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Paradeâ on Saturday, April 11.

Gallery Owners Celebrate Washington Informer, Festival

Life on H Street has been different for Steve Hessler and his wife, Mary Ellen Vehlow, the owners of Gallery O on H in Northeast.

Conversation Resumes on D.C. Statehood

American history shows that the process for territories to become states has often been lengthy, arduous and complicated. Now there's a renewed battle to add a 51st star on our country's beloved Old Glory.

Region Remembers Victims of Navy Yard Tragedy

One year ago, they got out of bed, readied themselves for work, then headed to their government jobs at Washington, D.C.'s Navy Yard. They had no way of knowing as they went about their work that fateful day that it ...

Barry to Host Screening of Ward 8 Doc

Ward 8 Council Member Marion Barry will host a special screening of a documentary about the community he serves on Wednesday at THEARC in Southeast.

Anacostia Residents Seek Removal of 'Junk' Art Exhibit

Anacostia residents made it clear they wouldn't tolerate a storefront art exhibit on display in their community that they say is an unsightly pile of junk, and the city was forced to listen.