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Metro Faces Uphill Job to Implement Improvements

Several Reports Detail an Agency Mired in Problems

When officials from the Federal Transportation Administration released findings of a safety management inspection that revealed the depth of Metro's operational and financial woes, some riders were taken aback.

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Farrakhan Crystallizes Mission of March

Twentieth Anniversary to Address Racism, Injustice

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, in D.C. to divulge plans for this fall's 20th anniversary celebration of the Million Man March, said blacks in the U.S. have no choice but to unify for justice amid the slate of murders of unarmed black and brown civilians.

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Lawyers Discuss Police Brutality and Ways to Change Paradigm

On June 11, some of D.C. and Baltimore's most distinguished legal minds participated in a panel discussion at the D.C. Superior Court to talk about police brutality and harassment and their effects on black and minority communities.

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TURNER-LEE: Lifeline is Pathway to First Class, Digital Citizenship

Millions of low-income Americans will soon be able to access the Internet as part of the Lifeline program. That’s because the Federal Communications Commission, the agency responsible for its oversight, wants to add broadband to its suite of services.

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Life to Get More Difficult for Drug Suppliers, Retailers

Tougher Sanctions Follow Spike in Synthetic Marijuana Overdoses

In the past month or so, the number of D.C. residents overdosing or being affected by synthetic marijuana has spiked, prompting D.C. city officials and law enforcement to ratchet up their response.

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Liberia Declared Ebola-Free

Guinea, Sierra Leone Remain Locked in Disease's Grip

For more than a year, the Ebola virus has ravaged the West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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D.C. United, City Forge Stadium Deal

tA triumphant Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. council members and representatives of the D.C. United soccer team announced an agreement that will keep the team in the District for the next 30 years.

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DHCD Ward Meetings Bring Agency to Community

Since she assumed the responsibility for running the DC Department of Housing and Community Development earlier this year, Polly Donaldson and her staff have been meeting with residents in each of the city's eight wards.

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Donaldson Embraces D.C.'s Housing Challenges

Polly Donaldson has been on the job for a little over three months and has a full plate of seemingly intractable issues around housing, homelessness and affordable housing she has to fix — and she says she relishes the challenge.

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RNC Celebrates Black Music Month

The Republican National Committee kicked off this year's Black Music Month on Monday with a panel discussion in downtown D.C. that brought together music industry veterans and newcomers to discuss the state of black music.

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