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mb Marion Barry Dies at 78

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — Former DC Mayor Marion Barry has died on Sunday morning, according to his family. Family and very close associates are gathering at this hour at United Medical Center in Southeast, DC as word spreads. The 78-year-old Barry was just released from Howard University Hospital this evening where he had been admitted on
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Apologetic Peterson: Won’t use switch again

Adrian Peterson expressed remorse for injuring his 4-year-old son and vowed never to use a switch as discipline on any of his children again, the suspended Minnesota Vikings running back said in an exclusive interview with USA Today published Thursday night. “I won’t ever use a switch again,” Peterson told USA Today in his first
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Michael Phelps’ girlfriend reveals that she was born a male

Taylor Lianne Chandler – Michael Phelps’ self-proclaimed girlfriend – has admitted that she was born a boy, went on testosterone blockers as a teen, and had surgery to get rid of her male genitalia. And she never told Phelps. – See more at: http://www.epictimes.com/2014/11/michael-phelps-girlfriend-reveals-that-she-was-born-a-male/#sthash.rE3eEMw2.dpuf

Bill Cosby Accuser Has Long Criminal History Including Fraud

One of Bill Cosby‘s alleged sexual assault victims recently got out of prison for, among other things, fraud … and Cosby is now lashing out at her. Linda Joy Traitz claims Cosby tried to drug and assault her more than 40 years ago. Traitz came forward with her allegations in the last few days. In
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Uber’s Next Fight With the D.C. Council? A Wheelchair-Accessibility Bill

Uber has made some splashy headlines recently. The now-totally-legal rideshare company announced a partnership with Spotify, and then got some unwanted attention Monday night when Buzzfeed reported that an Uber executive suggested the company should hire a team of opposition researchers to dig dirt on anti-Uber reporters. But right here in the Wilson Building, the next Uber rumble—or
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Muriel Bowser on Marijuana and Convicted Ex-Advisor Tom Lindenfeld

LL talked to Near Mayor Muriel Bowser for Washington City Paper‘s People Issue this week. But there’s much more mayor-elect talk to share. Below, Bowser talks about Initiative 71, Still Mayor Vince Gray as cautionary tale, and how fellow councilmembers are treating her. Questions and answers have been condensed for clarity. On convicted former campaign advisor Tom Lindenfeld: Your former campaign advisor
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The Nation’s Best Place for Young Entrepreneurs is Just Outside of DC

For National Entrepreneurship Month, NerdWallet has found that Arlington is the nation’s best place for young entrepreneurs to start their businesses. D.C. ranked 14th in the nation. The study looks at factors such as access to funding, the number of businesses per 100 people, economic conditions, and more. Surprisingly, the Midwest dominated the top 20
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wiz jerz Wizards’ Christmas uniforms will have first names, ‘dc’ logo

The Wizards’ red jerseys typically feature “Washington” on the front and “Last Name” on the back. On Christmas Day? Well, flip that script! Because the Wizards’ red Christmas Day jersey will feature “dc” on the front — with that old-school Bullets-flavored arm logo — and “First Name” on the back. Via Adidas: “The uniforms, designed
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