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D.C. Council Overrides Mayor Gray’s Budget Veto

The D.C. Council didn't take long Monday afternoon to brush aside Mayor Vincent C. Gray's veto of the fiscal 2015 budget.

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Throng of Mourners Say Goodbye to Wayne Curry

It may have been a funeral, but laughter, joyous reflections and chuckles replaced tears and palpable anguish as several thousand people packed into the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Upper Marlboro to celebrate the life of Wayne Curry.

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Nationals Summer Camp Builds Skills for Life

The Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy sits on Ely Street, a jewel overlooking the road that represents the field of dreams for underserved children living in Wards 7 and 8.

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Africa Underground Spotlights Kenya

The sweet sounds of Mombasa music and other uniquely Kenyan songs played by Jabali Afrika in the Smithsonian's Enid A. Haupt Garden captured listeners' attention.

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Barbara Lang Takes Career in Different Direction

After being the face of the DC Chamber of Commerce for the past 11 years, Barbara Lang stepped away from the organization she helped build into an effective and powerful advocate for businesses in the District of Columbia.

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Wayne Curry Remembered as a Visionary

Condolences and accolades poured in for the man credited with transforming Prince George's County from a slow-paced, majority-white farming region and D.C. bedroom community into the most affluent and educated majority-black county in the country.

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Questions Linger in Mayor's Race

As he surveys the political landscape, Joslyn N. Williams is left shaking his head.

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Wayne Curry, 63, First Black P.G. County Executive, Dies

Condolences and accolades are pouring in for the man credited with transforming Prince George's County from a slow-paced, majority-white farming region and D.C. bedroom community into one that became the most affluent and educated majority black county in the country.

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Barry Feted at Event Marking Book Launch

Coincides with Kickoff of Informer's 50th Anniversary

If anyone doubted the deep love and affection people have for Ward 8 Council member Marion S. Barry Jr., the scene at the end of a June 23 event should have removed all uncertainty.

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U.S.-Ghana Game Excites Football Fans

The third time proved to be the charm for the United States men's national soccer team after they beat nemesis Ghana 2-1 in a thrilling match decided in the last four minutes of the game.



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