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D.C. Chamber Spotlights Honorees at Gala

The DC Chamber of Commerce recognized seven honorees at its annual Choice Awards & Gala for their exceptional contributions to the growth of the District.

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Bowser Taking No Chances in Final Days

The D.C. mayoral race — and the contentious debates that accompanied it — has sometimes been ugly and veered toward the personal, but Muriel Bowser holds at least an eight-point lead going into the Tuesday general election.

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D.C. Health Officials Preparing for Ebola

Since Thomas Eric Duncan died of Ebola and two nurses who treated him contracted the disease, there's been a tug-of-war between health officials seeking to assure the public that the virus is under control on one hand and rising fear and anxiety on the other.

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D.C. Honors City Employees

Hundreds of District employees spent the afternoon on Friday enjoying D.C. Employee Appreciation Day, an event previously hosted by former Mayor Marion S. Barry Jr.

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Figueroa and Nasser Make Magic Together

'Talisman' a Smorgasborg of Latin and Brazilian Influences

Minutes into a conversation with famed Latin percussionist Sammy Figueroa, one realizes just how much music suffuses his entire existence.

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Washington Informer: The Involved Weekly

In the early 1970s, announcers on the local WOL 1450-AM radio station provided the voice-overs in daily ads declaring The Washington Informer "the involved weekly."

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Second Ebola Case in U.S. Stokes Fear

On the heels of Thomas Eric Duncan's death from Ebola in Dallas on Oct. 8, one of the nurses treating him has contracted the disease.

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D.C. Police Under Fire for Aggressive Tactics

Citizens Blast Department at Hearing

When it comes to the Metropolitan Police Department, local residents say they find themselves dealing with a situation of the tail wagging the dog.

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Body Cameras Come to D.C.

For the next six months, officers from MPD will wear five versions of body-worn cameras, either on their shoulders, chests or on glasses.

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D.C. Region Dodges Ebola — For Now

Since word spread during the latter part of last week that two people in the Washington metro area might have Ebola, local residents have been as nervous and jittery as other Americans because of the knowledge that Ebola is now on American soil.

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