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December 1, 2003

News
·Under fire…again: New ethics questions raised involving mayor
·Federal raid seizes nonprofit records
·Taxicab regulators consider eliminating Zone 5A in SE
·From pieces to peace: Making jewelry on the road to independent living
·4 indicted in conspiracy to steal teachers' union funds
·City to suspend some services for Christmas, New Year's Day
·Columbia Heights land deals approved for housing, stores
·City asks court to dismiss suit challenging developer selection
·Georgetown moratorium on street construction delayed
·Judge sets deadline for buyers to bid on Greater SE hospital

Editorials
·Looking ahead
·Taking Note

Sports
·Dunbar reigns again
·DeMatha tops Gonzaga in WCAC
·DCIAA soccer champs
·Wilson wins volleyball title
·Jefferies, Cyrus share coach honors

Columns
·[Bill Mosley] D.C. dems need to show up Jan. 13
·[Matt Wennersten] Lessons from the great pizza experiment

November 17, 2003

News
·Critical condition: SE hospital's creditors criticize city's lack of action to help
·50 years ago, Southeast D.C. worked to build a hospital
·A fading tradition: D.C. high school bands struggle to survive
·Vance resigns
·Evans proposes autonomy, taxing authority for elected school board
·Washington Gas rates going up
·Thanksgiving tradition: Nothing can keep Shirley Saunders down

Editorials
·It's all a charade
·Taking Note

Sports
·Knights' victory, Woodson forfeits lift Ballou to #1 spot
·Ramblers defeat Indians to make DCIAA playoffs
·Player of the Week: Bobby Brown
·Player of the Week: Marvin Hale
·Player of the Week: Giles Britt

Columns
·[Jos Williams] How to help support workers
·[Melissa Ferrara] Law offers no help to chilly tenants
·[Matt Wennersten] The politics of late assignments

November 3, 2003

News
·When is a sale not a sale? Tenants fight DCRA interpretation of law
·'A great man': Friends, colleagues mourn former mayor
·Spring Valley prospers on
·Horse is where the heart is
·Get help on 'Utility Discount Day'

Editorials
·More police don't ensure public safety
·Taking Note

Sports
·Ballou challenges: Shutout launches Knights' quest for the crown
·Player of the Week: Phillip Smith

Columns
·[Bill Mosley] Voucher proponents hurt home rule
·[Matt Wennersten] Serving D.C.'s 'special' kids
·[Steve Posniak] Bring property taxes under control


October 20, 2003

News
·The WTU after Bullock
·Springer tries to fix a mess, regain rank-and-file's trust
·It's electric: Texas bankruptcy case could have powerful impact on PEPCO rates
·Mayor to hold third 'Citizen Summit'
·City honors its 'living monuments'
·City sponsors Halloween activities

Editorials
·It's mercury, not anthrax
·Taking Note

Sports
·'Never quit': Colts stumble, Quakers improve to 4-3 overall
·Wilson's long kick: How long was it? 58 yards
·Player of the Week: David Rosenbaum
·Player of the Week: Dorian Maxwell

Columns
·[Jos Williams] Workers fight for health care
·[Neil Seldman] D.C. faces a recycling crisis
·[Carrie Devorah] Taught by an angel at the crossroads
·[Matt Wennersten] We are all to blame for gangs

October 6, 2003

News
·Who's behind D.C.'s pro-voucher group?
·Mixing cars and play
·Property owners hail ruling
·The Speak Easy: Locals share their stories
·Volunteers sought for tree plantings

Editorials
·Autonomy for D.C. schools
·Taking Note

Sports
·Wilson's 41-0 rout
·Player of the Week: Jerron Joe

Columns
·[Bill Mosley] A BAD Day for D.C. democracy
·[Sam Smith] Wieb died the way he lived: helping
·[Matt Wennersten] What's so bad about lunch?


September 22, 2003

News
·D.C. teachers protest
·Connecting the dots: Filmmaker aims to educate, entertain, empower
·Feds offer disaster aid for storm damage
·D.C. extends deadline for filing business taxes
·King of the court: D.C.'s chief judge
·Ward Reports

Editorials
·What's the mayor's plan?
·Taking Note

Sports
·Isabel disrupts DCIAA
·Player of the Week: Nico Scott
·Player of the Week: Chris Harden

Columns
·[Jos Williams] Supporting immigrant workers
·[Matt Wennersten] The economics of education
·[Carrie Devorah] Anacostia library endures problems

September 8, 2003

News
·Chief Ramsey's command staff
·Dems court D.C.
·Voluntary or not? ABC Board, council to review agreements
·Mayor names Robert Bobb as new city administrator
·Start of school year brings earlier curfew
·CFC drive readies annual appeal
·Farm fresh in the city
·Ward Reports

Editorials
·Sending the wrong message
·Taking Note

Sports
·Ballou comes on strong
·Gonzaga edges GDS to win inaugural soccer invitational

Columns
·[Diana Winthrop] WTU indictments expected soon
·[Matt Wennersten] New school year is new beginning

August 25, 2003

News
·Bank seeks charter
·D.C. jobless at 6.9 percent
·ABC crackdown: 39 businesses cited
·Cash or credit?
·Bartending school offers crash course in 'mixology'

Editorials
·Buy it or close it
·Taking Note
Columns
·[Jos Williams] Local churches to honor labor
·[Diana Winthrop] California puts recall in the air

August 11, 2003

News
·New programs aim to cure special ed
·ER backups prompt new calls to open D.C. General
·MPD: NE corridors rank #1 for prostitution in D.C.
·Four new schools to open
·Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile
·A stamp of its own: Postal service recognizes D.C.
·Nightlife at a 'dive'

Editorials
·Inexcusable 'ignorance'
·Taking Note

July 28, 2003

News
·School sports face drastic cutbacks
·3 high schools to lead 'reform'
·Seeking a way to compete: Locally owned coffee shops find a niche
·National Night Out: Local activities to mark event's 20th year
·Another choice: Laval's relocates, adds sitdown fare to SE
·Homicide help nets $25,000

Editorials
·Fixing the schools
·Taking Note
Columns
·[Jos Williams] Protecting immigrant workers
·[Dorothy Brizill] Vacancies hinder D.C. services

July 14, 2003
News
·Critics: Mayor MIA on McKinley rehab
·Dispute blocks schools’ effort to claim Medicaid
·Metro’s little-known amenities
·Students demand school repairs
·Plan to improve elections advances
·Changing perceptions: Filmmakers hope to broaden view of D.C.
·WASA reduces rate hike plan
Editorials
·Leaving 60,000 children behind
·Taking Note
Columns
·[Diana Winthrop] D.C.'s had worse than Ramsey

June 30, 2003
News
·Henson Ridge gets FBI, HUD scrutiny
·UDC prexy focuses on the future
·Council wants Ramsey raise tied to better job performance
·Chain reaction: Shaw bike program teaches self-sufficiency
·Youth curfew changes July 1
Sports
·D.C. brothers qualify for 2004 Olympic boxing trials
·World Cup play coming to RFK
Editorials
·The District needs a new public hospital
·Taking Note
Columns
·[Diana Winthrop] Mayor stands up PTA leaders

June 16, 2003
News
·SECRET REPORT: Control board knew Greater SE hospital's funding was shaky
·Mayor may veto council repeal of business license
·City leases under fire: D.C. agencies searching for funds to pay rent
·New D.C. library to open June 17
Sports
·Stadium funding plan questioned
·Cool in the pool: Regular summer hours begin June 23
Editorials
·Is it hush money?
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] A war we should be willing to fight

June 2, 2003
News
·Camp Simms plans back on track
·Retailers eye NE
·Adams Morgan plans traffic changes
·Brookland tour enters third year
·Ward Reports
Sports
·Goldwater's ouster sought: Critics say performance doesn't justify pay
Editorials
·Remove the IG
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] More local control will help build better D.C.schools
·[Diana Winthrop] Fort Lincoln eyed for new prison
·[Consumer Law] Problems with product rebates

May 19, 2003
News
·Council questions deals with Jemal
·New police patrol pattern fails to quell chief's critics
·Marking 200 years: Downtown church celebrates its history
·Metro considers plan to hike bus, rail fees
·Mayor fills vacancies on school board
·City names seven 'Main Streets'
Sports
·Mayor appoints task force to review sports commissions
·Anacostia, Francis pools to open for Memorial Day
Editorials
·Make MPD accountable
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] Creating a real union of teachers

May 5, 2003
News
·Is it safe? ANC votes ‘no confidence’ in housing under construction at HOPE VI site
·Towing troubles: New laws aimed at reducing confusion
·Complaints stall cemetery plan
·Showcasing D.C. as a hometown: Week of special events to celebrate City Museum's grand opening
·D.C. General emergency room closes
·City tries to craft bike plan
Sports
·Hoop-It-UP at RFK
·Mystics prep for opener
·D.C. senior Olympians to compete
Editorials
·Poor choice
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] 'Toy table' helps make school fun
·[Diana Winthrop] Subsidizing Catholic education

April 21, 2003
News
·Contractor fined in bribery scheme
·Mayor weighs in: Little consensus exists on solving city’s crime problems
·Brookland copes with murders
·Ward Reports
Editorials
·Make policing effective
·Taking Note
Columns
·[Kathryn Sinzinger] It's hard to get back to normal: Brookland lost more than 3 lives
·[H. Wells Wulsin] On the cutting edge: Skills-based training provides academic alternative
·[Diana Winthrop] Look what $1 can buy in D.C.

April 7, 2003
News
·Mr. Steele goes to Annapolis: A D.C. kid really can grow up to be lieutenant governor
·THE WAR AT HOME: Illegal drugs continue to plague city’s residential streets, despite MPD efforts
·Washington Gas rates going down April 9
·Tours highlight heritage: Shaw, Capitol Hill featured on new walking tours
·Musical protest: Students get history lesson in ’60s play
·Free Easter events for kids
Editorials
·What's important?
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] Accelerating toward better teaching
·[Diana Winthrop] Mayor, council are hurting schools

March 24, 2003
News
·Mayor: Abolish rental commission
·Minority firms seek pay for HOPE VI work
·PTA, union question principal's suspension
·D.C. goes to war: Half of local National Guard units activated
·D.C. unemployment rises slightly
·Seeking victory: Ex-addicts minister to D.C. streets
·Ward Reports
Editorials
·Build a city parking garage
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] Preparing D.C. students for war
·[Diana Winthrop] Moody's management at issue

March 10, 2003
News
·D.C.’s WHITE ELEPHANT: A $36 million liability
·Evans: Repeal MBL
·Tall Ships: Fleet sails into SW waterfront for annual festival, March 22-April 4
·Gas rate decision due by March 31
Sports
·No Grand Prix at RFK: City, promoter unable to resolve problems...
·WCAC teams top DCIAA for city titles
Editorials
·Kill the master business license
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] Competing in class and in life

February 24, 2003
News
·SNOW JOB: Neighborhoods give city crews mixed reviews on clearing streets
·Decision looms on Brentwood Post Office
·ANC commissioner loses voter registration, seat
·Officials seek ‘friends’ to help city’s parks
·Metro hearings to begin on proposed fare increases
·Parking fines go up March 1
·Ward Reports
Editorials
·Governing backwards
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] Balancing sound with silence
·[Diana Winthrop] Mayor puts CNN ahead of schools

February 10, 2003
News
·FORCED OUT: Involuntary displacement on the rise as affordable D.C. housing dwindles
·Library trims hours due to short funds
·Environmentally friendly: Hybrid gas/electric sedans join the car-sharing fleet
·Ward Reports
Sports
·Coach background checks get scrutiny
·UDC to host swim meet
Editorials
·Pretty, flashing lights
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] Taking a look behind the curtain of Affirmative Action
·[Diana Winthrop] Is the school board on its way out?

January 27, 2003
News
·Upper NW rescue deal draws critics
·Council ponders ’03 agenda
·Tax time brings changes
·Where to find tax help, tax forms
·An activist agenda: Local NAACP puts an equal education high on its list
·Ward Reports
Editorials
·When will the mayor buy a D.C. home?
·Taking Note
Columns
·[H. Wells Wulsin] Bridging the cultural divide

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