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UDC asks D.C. taxpayers for $4M to lay off faculty

The University of the District of Columbia is in serious financial trouble, and school leaders want D.C. taxpayers to help pay off faculty and staff they intend to fire.

Friday - 11/23/2012, 03:07pm EST

Tags: university of district of columbia, vincent gray, Mark Seagraves

Dunbar edges past Anacostia 12-8 in annual Turkey Bowl

It was the third-consecutive time the Dunbar Crimson Tide played in the D.C. championship game held at Eastern Senior High School near RFK Stadium. This year, Dunbar faced the Anacostia High School Indians.

Thursday - 11/22/2012, 06:51pm EST

Tags: turkey bowl, Anacostia High School, Dunbar High School, vincent gray, mark segraves


Principal and two Coolidge H.S. employees face charges stemming from fight

Two Coolidge High School employees and the school principal have been suspended following a fight at the school's homecoming football game.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 06:53pm EST

Tags: Thelma Jarrett, Coolidge High School, vincent gray, police, crime, DCPS

Congress to study D.C. building height restrictions

The House committee that oversees the nation's capital is launching a study on potential changes to building height restrictions in Washington.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 05:51am EST

Tags: height restrictions, vincent gray, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Darrell Issa, National Capital Planning Commission, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee


D.C. leaders share thoughts on the election (VIDEO)

As a ballroom in the Hyatt Regency near Capitol Hill began to fill with people on election night, familiar faces from D.C.'s government made the rounds, greeting friends and constituents before inevitably landing in front of a TV to watch election results roll in.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 01:09pm EST

Tags: election 2012, vincent gray, Phil Mendelson, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Heather Brady

Medal for man shot at Family Research Council

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is presenting the mayor's medal of honor to a man wounded in a shooting at the Family Research Council building in Washington.

Monday - 10/22/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: Floyd Lee Corkins II, vincent gray, Leo Johnson, Family Research Council

Gray proposes reforms to D.C. business program

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is proposing reforms to a program that gives preference in government contracting to businesses based in the district.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 12:53pm EDT

Tags: vincent gray

D.C. mayor promises to improve unsafe city playgrounds

District officials kicked off the biggest restoration project of playgrounds in the city's history this week.

Saturday - 10/13/2012, 08:40am EDT

Tags: vincent gray, playgrounds, children, safety

Former aide to D.C. mayor sentenced to probation

A former campaign aide to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has been sentenced to 2 years of probation for lying to investigators about payments from the Gray campaign to another candidate.

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 05:23pm EDT

Tags: vincent gray, Howard Brooks

D.C. Council chair bats away offer of free Nats tickets

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and the head of the District agency that manages Nationals Park have turned down an offer from the Washington Nationals for two free tickets to every playoff game.

Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 12:22pm EDT

Tags: Phil Mendelson, Events DC, vincent gray, Greg O

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