Posts Tagged ‘vince gray’

The Needle: Food for Thought

The Commencement Entree: It seems that George Washington University students have purchased enough small plates to convince José Andrés to be their 2014 commencement speaker. -2
Insert Breaking Bad Reference Here: A substance that tested positive for ricin was found in a Georgetown residency. -3

The Needle: Treeson

Crimes Against Nature: The Urban Forestry Administration says that the man who police arrested last week for vandalizing dozens of trees in the Bloomingdale and Truxton Circle neighborhoods may have actually damaged 752 trees. -4
Reality Bites: A new D.C.-based reality show could be coming to your television screen. Reliable Source reports the company behind Bravo's Blood [...]

District Line Daily: Will Gray Have His Day in Court?

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Mayor Vince Gray's attorney, Robert Bennett, says he expects the U.S. attorney to try to indict the mayor. [...]

District Line Daily: Inside D.C’s Homeless Family Crisis

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D.C. has 827 homeless families, including 1,591 children, living in motels and shelters this week. [...]

District Line Daily: Politics Gone Wild

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Jeff Thompson, the financier of Vince Gray's 2010 mayoral shadow campaign, pleaded guilty Monday to [...]

District Line Daily: Bowser Time?

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The Washington Post editorial board endorsed Muriel Bowser in the upcoming mayoral race, writing that [...]

District Line Daily: Judge Not

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Our latest cover story looks at why D.C. let a disbarred lawyer serve as a [...]

District Line Daily: Slush Times

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How much snow did D.C. actually accumulate during the latest snowstorm? According to the National [...]

The Needle: Le Big Mac

McFancy: One of the last hold-outs of a previous generation of 14th Street NW has buckled under pressure: The McDonald's at the corner of 14th and U was issued new remodeling permits and will become a McCafe. -2
Smurf Turf: Mayor Vince Gray's campaign manager, Chuck Thies, called all of Gray's mayoral opponents smurfs. "They’re just little funny, semi-annoying, [...]

District Line Daily: Dope Politics

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The D.C. council gave preliminary approval to legislation that would decriminalize marijuana when smoked in [...]

Feds Say D.C. Budget Autonomy Referendum Has “No Legal Effect”

The federal Government Accountability Office issued a blow to D.C. today, issuing an opinion that the city's budget autonomy referendum has no legal standing.
The referendum, which District voters overwhelmingly approved last April, would amend the Home Rule Charter to allow the D.C. government to spend its own tax revenue without approval from Congress. The law [...]

The Needle: FLOTUS Fresh

The Verdict Is: Sean Taylor's killer was sentenced to 57.5 years in prison today. He killed the Pigskins star six years ago during a botched robbery at Taylor's Miami home. +3

First Ladies, They're Just Like Us: First Lady Michelle Obama ate lunch at a Subway near the White House today to endorse the chain's healthy kids [...]

The Needle: Shelter From the Storm

Storm Watchers: Mayor Vince Gray says he'll monitor the weather to determine whether the city would close tomorrow. In the meantime, the city has set up additional emergency shelters and warming stations for those in need throughout the city. +3
The End of the World: People need to eat, and eat well, during a polar vortex. The [...]

District Line Daily: School Blues

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A new Washington Post poll found that 51 percent of residents think the District’s [...]

District Line Daily: The Fiction Issue

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On stands and online today: Our second annual Fiction Issue, featuring tales of the District from [...]

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