Posts Tagged ‘MAYOR GRAY’

RideScout Transportation Aggregating App Launches in D.C.

The RideScout app officially launched in D.C. last night in its 1776 tech startup headquarters. Mayor Vince Gray and former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra were in attendance to cheer on the new tool, which aggregates all of the nearby transportation options for users.
The app allows users to see the available partnered transportation modes [...]

D.C. Students Improve More on Math, Reading than National Average

If the Nation's Report Card is an apt indicator of student progress, then the District's public school students are improving at a higher rate than their national counterparts, though their achievement still lags behind the national average.
The results of the National Assessment of Education Progress, often referred to as the Nation's Report Card, were released [...]

The Needle: Spooky Politics

 
A Nightmare at the Wilson Building: Mayor Vince Gray will be addressing congressional Republicans about his budget autonomy efforts on Halloween. +3
Conspiracy Theory: Chris Brown's uncle, who owns a barbershop in Southeast D.C., says his nephew was targeted and "knowing him, he didn't hit the guy." -4

District Line Daily: Fate of Gray

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.

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The government shutdown has put Mayor Vince Gray in the national spotlight, making a possible reelection [...]

District Line Daily: Political Pawns

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Mayor Vince Gray told a crowd of hundreds of D.C. residents that he would not break [...]

District Line Daily: Power Meeting

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Mayor Vince Gray sent a letter Tuesday to President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, and Senate [...]

District Line Daily: The Fall Arts Guide Has Arrived

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Our Fall Arts Guide is on stands today. Pick it up to find out about every [...]

District Line Daily: Housing Horrors

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The third part of the Washington Post series on tax liens reports that the District put [...]

The Needle: Nose Bleed Seats

Shame Spiral: ESPN's ombudsman reported today on a modest campaign within the sports media giant to stop using the offensive name of Washington's football team. Grantland editor Bill Simmons also refrained from using the team's moniker in a recent column. +2
Nose=Bleed Seats: The powers that be scheduled the Pigskins' season opener smack in the middle of rush hour at [...]

Vince Gray: So-So on Olympics. Dan Snyder: Gung-Ho.

Mayor Vince Gray had a muted response to the prospect of D.C. hosting the Summer Olympics in 2024, striking a pragmatic tone following an unrelated press conference Tuesday. "It will be weighed with what's best for the city," Gray told reporters. "We have only finite resources to go around."
Gray, who so far has played no role in [...]

District Line Daily: Rescuing the Fire Dept.

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Amid staffing shortages, the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services is expected to hire dozens of [...]

Photos: Rally For Citizenship

Capitol Lawn, April 10th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Outside the Wilson Building

Rally for Mayor Gray, 1300 Block Penn. Ave, NW.  July 18th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: 46th Annual Palisades Parade

Slideshow.  MacArthur Blvd to Sherier Pl., NW.  July 4th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: Fight Night 2011

Fight Night Gallery, 1900 Block Connecticut Ave, Nov. 10.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

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