Stacy M. Brown

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D.C. Named Best Place for Summer Jobs

The late Marion Barry regularly championed a solid summer youth job program, and the one in the District named for the beloved "mayor for life" has been key in providing young individuals with enriching and constructive employment experiences through subsidized placements in the private and government sector.

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Hepatitis C Now a Leading Cause of Death

Medical experts say as many as 5 million people in the United States have hepatitis C, and as many as half of those who are infected aren't even aware they have the disease.

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Filmmaker Seeks to Kick Hollywood Doors Open for Aspiring Actors

First Detroit, then Hollywood, Washington, D.C, and the world. Before long, if the president of 25th Frame Films has anything to do with it, his company will be charting its own path toward the type of success no others have yet achieved.

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Following Officer's Acquittal, Mosby Faces Uphill Climb

Prosecution Stumbles in Freddie Gray Cases

The acquittal of a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray has sparked a new round of criticism of the city's top prosecutor, Marilyn Mosby, who detractors say rushed to judgment in the case.

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Democrats Challenge GOP on Voting Rights

The right to vote is the cornerstone of democracy and the foundation upon which all other rights are built, and Democratic representatives say they aren't going stand idle and allow others to infringe on those rights.

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New Phone App Tracks Scammers

In Washington, several telephone numbers have landed in a brand-new hall of shame.

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VA Program Helps Stroke Patients Recover

Recovering from a major stroke is no easy task. But connecting with a rehabilitation facility can make that fight a lot less daunting.

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Student Debt Rising in D.C.

District residents are among the millennials saddled with increasingly large amounts of student loans, which reached a record high of $1.23 trillion in 2015, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

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Annual State of Black America Report Finds Inequality Remains

On its 40th anniversary, the State of Black America report remains a prominent tool that shows where African-Americans, Latinos and other minorities stand in the United States, and National Urban League President Marc H. Morial said it's clear that much still needs to be done.

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Vincent Gray Picks Up Endorsement from Nurses' Union

Vincent Gray's political comeback received a major boost Thursday, as the nation's largest organization of registered nurses endorsed the former D.C. mayor in his bid for the city's Ward 7 Council seat.

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