Barrington M. Salmon

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Ebola Weakens Already Fragile Nations

As the Ebola virus decimates their beloved country, Liberian ambassador to the United States Jeremiah C. Sulunteh and Marion Parker Cassell Nelson watch with horror and growing concern.

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Informer Photographers Capture Black, D.C. Life

Five past and current photographers spoke of their challenges but also dwelled on the joy brought by honing their craft and the satisfaction of working with a newspaper that's championed D.C.'s black community for five decades.

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World Health Organization Ramping up Fight against Ebola

The Ebola epidemic is wreaking havoc on populations in parts of West Africa forcing the World Health Organization to call for a more determined global response to bring the outbreak under control.

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Conversations and Protests Continue Post-Ferguson

Over the weekend in Ferguson, Missouri, hundreds marched and held a rally in memory of slain 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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Jazz in the Garden: One of Washington's Crown Jewels

For several hours on Friday evening, the sounds of Zack Smith and the Power Trio's Zydeco, Cajun and Louisiana music transformed the National Gallery of Art's Sculpture Garden into an oasis of rhythmic sound and motion.

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Baker, P.G. County Business Leaders Head to China

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III is leading a delegation of business leaders and government officials to China to strengthen trade ties and attract new investments to the county.

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Ebola Claims 1,400 Victims

Global Health Officials Acknowledge Underestimating Outbreak

The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa is being described by World Health Organization officials as likely being more widespread than previously reported.

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Gray, Partners Shape Anacostia River's Rebirth

When Mayor Vincent C. Gray signed the “Sustainable DC Omnibus Act of 2014” into law, among a number of things, it also marked the official kick off a multi-year, multifaceted plan to clean up the Anacostia River.

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Greenbelt Acquires Automated License Plate Reader

Raises Vital Privacy and Civil Liberties Questions

Thanks to a $49,000 grant from the Maryland Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, Greenbelt police will be deploying a portable automated license plate reader to help fight crime.

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Michael Brown Laid to Rest

But Demands for Change in the U.S. Persist

Almost 5,000 mourners packed Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church in St. Louis two weeks after a white police officer shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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