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December 13, 2004

·Minimum wage hike/D.C. workers to get 45-cent boost Jan. 1
·WTU to elect new leaders
·Proposed pet ban protested
·‘Power of Washington’ turns out to support The Common Denominator
·An uncertain deal/Stadium project cost remains unknown
·Chiming in/Group promotes music ed
·Metro free on Dec. 16
·Free rides for revelers
·Tree pickup starts Jan. 3
·Hiatus lifts parking band

·Can the DCIAA repeat?/Basketball teams start 2005 City Title quest
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Emanuel Stokely
·The public needs to know
·Taking Note

·[Mosley] Statehood quarters? No thanks…
·[Williams] A mighty force for change
·[Wennersten] Eastern needs resident support

November 29, 2004

·D.C. jobless rate rises to 8.4%
·Activist jailed for holding up protest sign
·Fire stations collect ‘Toys for Tots’
·McMillan site swap to seal deal/Mayor offered land to quell waterfront dispute
·Norton seeks House vote
·Officials’ outcry brings changes in charter law
·Driving while impaired/Report finds S.C. leads region in alcohol-related deaths
·Task force fights ‘human trafficking’

·Dunbar extends reign/Penalties dampen Warriors’ might
·Wilson builds dynasty/Lady Tigers win 7th consecutive volleyball crown
·Traveling for dollars/D.C. high schools play out of town to gain funding
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Antoine Cook
·Re-regulate D.C. power
·Taking Note

·[Winthrop] Is it time for Ambrose to go?
·[Wennersten]‘Wacky’ theories about education

November 15, 2004

·Private meetings forge public agenda
·Business on baseball/D.C. Chamber seeks ‘fair and equitable’ stadium plan
·D.C. officials cry foul/New law gives charter schools first dibs on property
·Bribery scheme/Former D.C. official pleads guilty, agrees to cooperate
·D.C. group proposes vote to prohibit gay marriages
·20 ANC incumbents defeated
·Tax-free shopping returns Nov. 26

·Cross-country champs/Woodson girls end Wilson ’s 8-year reign
·Wilson boys beat Anacostia to win 5th year in a row
·Roosevelt’s last ride/Dunbar victory ends Rough Riders’ quest for crown
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Dwan Thornton
·Serving whom?
·Taking Note

·[Mosley] Agitate, educate, organize, mobilize
·[Wennersten] Working to build a better tomorrow

November 1, 2004

·Skyland businesses denounce lack of council hearing notice
·Reinoso defends potential conflict
·Kaplan gets $1.4M pact
·Janey moves to revise academic standards
·Evans dedicated as charter campus
·A place to grow up/Former school still educates the community
·Youthful concerns/Council candidates face student panel
·Fresh alternative/Bloomingdale gets its first sit-down cafe
·More speed cameras coming

·Coming home/After a long wait, Indians regain own turf
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Phillip Smith
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Marcus Coates 
·Reject the mayor's deal
·Taking Note

·[Winthrop] Wilson eyes charter conversion
·[Williams] Support those who help workers
·[Wennersten] You’ve got to believe in the future
·[Pickett] Performing a market analysis

October 18, 2004

·Fixing D.C. schools/Voters’ Guide to Board of Education races
·Up from the projects/Superintendent draws from his humble past
·City officials take trip to Asia
·Mayor, Norton dispute ‘danger’ on Capitol Hill
·WASA loses Round 1/Union applauds ruling on bargaining
·City Museum to close in April 2005
·Citywide crime drops, despite rise in homicide
·Deadly joyride lands teen in adult prison
·Another man shot, killed at NE gas station
·D.C. launches ‘211’ help line
·City sponsors Halloween events for kids

· Dunbar downs Wilson, 47-0
·Woodson takes Anacostia, 43-0
·Wow!/Former Warriors quarterback leading Fordham’s charge
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Charles Wallace
·Losing hope
·Taking Note

·[Mosley] It’s a little late for Mayor Williams
·[Wennersten] In search of the right starting point

October 4, 2004

·Business balks/Support for baseball team fails to extend to stadium tax
·Benefit details not in MLB contract
·Court keeps slots off ballot
·Two women charged with killing former D.C. school board member
·Impoundment lot moves to SW
·Mikuta abandons re-election campaign
·Labor force shrinks
·A twist on traditional/Colorado Kitchen adds flair to American fare
·Raising grandchildren/Organization works to provide support
·NAACP seeks nominees for annual honors
·Taste of Shaw/Event to highlight new restaurants, clubs

·Spingarn starts strong/Cardozo battles to 28-14 victory
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: David Washington
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Jeremy Reaves
·A bad deal
·Taking Note

·[Winthrop] No runs, no hits, plenty of errors
·[Williams] Turning back the clock on labor

September 20, 2004

·DCPS comes up $20 million short
·NY Avenue Metro opens Nov. 20
·Voters oust Brazil, Allen, Chavous
·New superintendent gets $750,000 contract
·Final unofficial Sept. 14 Primary Election results

·Six teams compete in soccer 'open'
·Wilson harriers seek 5th title
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Marcellus Moore
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: James McDonald
·Election problems
·Taking Note

·[Winthrop] Election repudiates politics-as-usual
·[Mosley] Oct. 1 looms again with no budget
·[Wennersten] What happened to 'Children First'?
·[Devorah] Connecting the dots: Herold tries to keep MPD ahead of terrorists
·[Posniak] The last cross-town bus: Part 2

September 7, 2004

·City sued over unequal schools
·D.C. jobless rate rises to 8.2%
·Combined Federal Campaign prepares for Oct. 1 kickoff
·Murder trial set for Feb. 1
·Metro promotes rider preparedness
·Daily ritual of protest: Local ministers lead fight to stop atrocities
·D.C. Voters' Guide to the 2004 Primary Election

·DeMatha downs Woodson
·DCIAA Varsity Football Player of the Week: Charles Wallace
·Your Vote Counts
·Taking Note

·[Winthrop] School board contests are hot
·[Wennersten] Dear Superintendent Janey...
·[Devorah] Analyzing MPD's crime analyst
·[Bolden] Democratic Party chairman responds

August 23, 2004

·D.C.'s housing crisis: 40,000 residents await public aid
·Honoring baseball greats: New NE museum to showcase Negro League
·New additive to reduce lead in D.C. water
·New DCPS leader: Board begins contract talks with Janey
·Citywide crime drops, despite trouble spots
·New truancy policy cracks down on parents
·21 new principals to lead schools
·Rebuilding Main Street: Brookland braces for fight against Wal-Mart
·Fleet Feet store marks 20 years

·DCIAA Varsity Football Preview
·Creating Targets
·Taking Note

·[Winthrop] Singleton's status up in the air
·[Mosley] Slots fight shows D.C. can take care of itself
·[Williams} Holding Wal-Mart accountable
·[Pickett] Motivation and the dream

August 9, 2004

·Police detain 2 reporters, seize camera
·SE resident wins lottery grand prize
·Mayor names new agency directors
·A new McMillan plan: supermarket, housing, parkland proposed
·A public safety danger: Williams, Norton, Ambrose decry new roadblocks
·Norton calls for new rules on U.S. Capitol Police stops
·Slots campaign fails: Proponents pledge to fight on in court
·Schools miss NCLB goals
·Recall effort falls short

·Illegal detentions are not 'reasonable'
·Taking Note

·[Winthrop] Bonds' star appears to be rising
·[Sinzinger] Americans are losing the fight for freedom

July 26, 2004

·DCPS, GWU partner: Land deal to rebuild School Without Walls
·The fire within EMS (Part 2): Frustration, pain are all part of the job
·Fire/EMS meeting provides few answers to NW concerns
·D.C. unemployment rises to 7.7%
·Allen, Barry lead the pack among Ward 8 Democrats
·House passes D.C.'s fiscal 2005 budget
·City council considers minimum wage hike
·A ‘small town' feel: Mount Pleasant works to preserve its diversity
·Sister Carol: ‘A good run'
·Sweet dream: Local businessman aims to bring doughnuts, ice cream, jobs to D.C.

·Metro missteps
·Taking Note

·D.C. all-stars prevail: Adult amateur baseball league helps fill major's void
·Sidwell Quakers capture Jelleff League championship

·[Winthrop] Lots of trouble for incumbents
·[Mosley] A victory for the 1st Amendment
·[Brooks]Center offers school transfer help

July 12, 2004

·The fire within EMS (Part 1): Concern grows over slow response times
·33 file to seek elective office in Sept. 14 primary
·Mayor proposes cap on malpractice awards
·WASA's problems include labor woes
·Major crime declines 12% citywide
·Alert system unveiled
·Chief Ramsey announces retirements, promotions
·Buyer beware: DMV issues warning on used-car dealers
·$3.9 million contract awarded for new Tenleytown firehouse
·Program peanlizes parents for kids' chronic truancy
·Rx law dispute: Industry group sues to block disclosures
·Norton, others call for civil rights enforcement

·Public service?
·Taking Note
·[Williams] Work-related bills carry high stakes
·[Dixon] Don't rush to find new schools chief

June 28, 2004

·Wooing Radio One: Developers want to restore historic theater as part of project
·ATF, MPD team up: Joint effort to fight gun-related crimes
·Mayor's choice declines at DPW
·Cafritz remains ‘optimistic' on superintendent search
·Brazil, Fenty top list of council fund-raisers
·Metro fares, parking fees rise
·School restroom changes coming
·Bill to close Oak Hill advances
·The red berets: Guardians watch over Mount Pleasant
·Student documentary preserves Shaw history

·Hear their pleas
·Taking Note
·[Winthrop] Graham reconsiders challenge
·[Wennersten] A last look at the school year
·[Mosley] It wasn't easy for Alaska, either

June 14, 2004

·Mayor's program promotes charters: New schools to be neighborhood centers
·Anacostia historic district tops city's ‘most endangered' list
·City gets grant for Eastgate Gardens
·Dems reserve ‘diversity' seats
·Council OKs motorbike licensing
·Mayor names new deputy, DPW head
·Congress holds up funds for schools' literacy program
·Court orders board to count write-ins
·New D.C. bank opens its doors
·Safety concerns: Residents demand hearing on hydrogen pilot project
·Metrobus schedules changing
·D.C. public high schools graduate 2,555 seniors
·Ward Reports

·This plan won't work
·Taking Note
·[Winthrop] Do you care about others' kids?
·[Williams] Mayor self-inflicts his wounds
·[Wennersten] How do you hire 'the best'?
·[Olender] Not just tap water: Get the lead out of your life

May 17, 2004

·Ambulance workers threaten slowdown
·Council approves $4.2 billion budget for fiscal 2005
·Crime declines citywide, except in Upper Northwest
·Graham says he won't seek at-large council seat
·Task force recommends residential parking changes
·Police say shooter, brother confessed on videotape
·Veteran teacher says personality conflict, not budget problems, closed computer lab
·D.C. gets fuel cell project
·Mayor: Home rule change to bypass citywide vote
·Council, mayor propose changes to District's public records law

·Gold diggers, apply here
·Taking Note
·[Devorah] Honoring the thin blue line
·[Winthrop] This is democracy at its worst
·[Wennersten] Motherhood, absent fatherhood
·[Williams] Making housing truly affordable
·[Noel] Electric consumers need protection

May 3, 2004

·The other school board
·Increased taxicab fares start May 3
·Board president expresses 'disgust' with school system
·Bill mandates financial reform of D.C. schools
·Salvation Army gets $25 million as foundation sells Casey mansion site
·Council rejects mayor's proposed DMV fee increases
·Officials shut down 44 sinks, fountains at 29 D.C. schools
·Ward 8 Democrats vote to support recall of mayor
·Making science fun: New interactive museum opens
·Kellems plans to step down

·Ignoring D.C.'s plight
·Taking Note

·Rain dampens DCIAA relays, but not athletes' performance

·[Devorah] Abe Pollin: Kids at heart
·[Mosley] It's nice that D.C. gets attention
·[Wennersten] Spring brings sun, tulips, SAT9
·[Seldman] Tough decisions for D.C. recycling

April 19, 2004

·Schools debate: Mayor, council disagree on control issue
·Coming home: Groups try to ease transition for ex-offenders
·Few attend school board forum
·Vigilance, better policing improve neighborhoods' safety
·Assaults, thefts, burglaries rise in Upper NW
·Federal agency says River Terrace air is a 'health hazard'
·Residents cry foul as BZA vote allows school expansion
·Evans: District is heading down path to financial trouble
·Lincoln Theatre gets resident acting company
·Schools resource center to help parents choose
·DC Agenda to disband
·Laundry workers get union
·Track work to disrupt Metrorail line

·Unseemly interference
·Taking Note

·Wild pitch puts Tigers ahead in 11-5 victory over Quakers

·[Diana Winthrop] Look who's driving that train
·[Matt Wennersten] Special ed produces a superstar

April 5, 2004

·Silenced: City Cable 16 'edits out' testimony of Williams critic at public hearing
·Council committee proposes return to elected school board
·School board approves plan to share authority
·New high-tech school seeks students for fall 2004 opening
·Jobless rate remains steady
·Hillcrest eyes new retail center
·Scholarship group chosen to run D.C. voucher program
·Norton seeks college aid for D.C. National Guard
·Teachers' PAC endorses recall
·Mayor unveils vision to build new neighborhood in NW
·School board names Rice as interim superintendent
·Reviving H Street NE: Riot corridor begins to attract new business
·D.C.-area nonprofit organizations 'in a bind' to maintain services

·Helping the children
·Taking Note
·[Bill Mosley] Litigation won't win D.C. democracy
·[Jack Olender] Hospital patients need to be vigilant
·[Matt Wennersten] 'Math poisoning' is a problem, too
·[Carrie Devorah] A walk in Congressional's dog park

March 22, 2004

·Ballou probe: Officials find no financial records, $12 G in cash inside school safe
·Mayor says school board 'has been doing a good job'
·New Tenleytown firehouse inadequate, residents say
·Spending gap delays budget
·Unemployment remains high as D.C. loses seasonal jobs
·Field trip: School board members visit St. Louis in search of business management tips
·Leading candidate removes himself from interim superintendent search
·Ministers threaten boycott: Ad hoc group pledges support for grocery workers
·Overall D.C. crime rises 6.4% in Feb.
·Part of the solution: Corps helps young people change their lives
·Volunteers sought for tree plantings

·Open the council
·Taking Note

·Clerks gain respect with overtime win
·Two-point victory makes Riders #1

·[Jos Williams] 'Solidarity Spring': Call to action
·[Jack Olender] Nursing shortage endangers patients
·[Matt Wennersten] In defense of school 'nap time'
·[Carrie Devorah] Woof! 'Superdogs' at MCI Center

March 8, 2004

·Barracks Row revival: Capitol Hill's historic commercial corridor gets a facelift
·Banking on NE: Bank of America to build new 'retail' center in D.C.
·Chavous, Allen seek $1 million for youth program
·Former U.S. attorney to head probe into WASA lead problems
·Norton wants USDA oversight at zoo
·School board toughens rules
·Public seeks caution in use of federal funds
·District activates its first fixed-site speed camera
·Remembering Petey: New book resurrects a Washington folk hero
·Eagle Scout project gives D.C. schools instruments
·Jelani, Devorah win top honors for work

·Where are we headed?
·Taking Note

·Clerks edge Riders to claim spot in City Title game
·Lady Riders bring crown home

·[Diana Winthrop] Learning to value our children
·[Bill Mosley] What next after the OAS?
·[Matt Wennersten] Testing limits, breaking shells

February 23, 2004

·School board revamps rules: 'Seismic shift' aims to stop interference with staff
·Multinational body finds U.S. violates D.C. human rights
·Massie resigns: Interim superintendent leaving DCPS in mid-April
·Fulwood appointed by presient t U.S. parole board
·Meeting to address Medicare benefits
·Lead task force named
·Robberies on the rise in D.C.'s 'safest' areas
·School fund-raising: Parents say annual events provide needed extras
·Ward Reports

·Here we go again
·Taking Note

·DCIAA basketball season winds down
·700 compete in swim meet

·[Jos Williams] Labor mobilizes to help brethren
·[Matt Wennersten] Learning how to manage anger
·[Carrie Devorah] Lest we remember: An incident in contemporary life

February 9, 2004

·Feds to fund D.C. charters: Congress OKs 5-year pilot to build up to 25 schools
·Bill would preserve D.C. school board
·EPA backs WASA efforts: Says agency properly responded to lead test results
·Bullock gets nine years for bilking teachers
·Waiting list: UDC, Taxicab Commission assailed
·D.C. Democrats to begin delegate selection process
·Police finger 4 for triple murder
·Statehood Greens dispute vote tally
·District workers charged in 'booted' vehicle scheme
·An artist's gems: Exhibit uses symbols to highlight girls' strength

·Create parent patrols
·Taking Note

·Lady Indians improve undefeated DCIAA East record
·Dunbar wins key DCIAA West contest over Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW;
·Lady Tide wins 52-50 thriller

·[Diana Winthrop] Recall creating an engaged mayor
·[Bill Mosley] Could D.C. be America's Pinocchio?
·[Matt Wennersten] Beyond redemption is life, hope

January 26, 2004

·In the hot seat: New superintendent wants to implement change, as search begins for her possible replacement
·D.C. Republican caucus scheduled for Feb. 10
·Mendelson elected to chair regional COG board in 2004
·Council approves tax relief for residential property
·Recall launched against mayor, Graham
·Dean wins primary; vote tally delayed
·Congress OKs vouchers
·Problems mar ANC 4B07 recall
·D.C.'s east end gets new MPD commander
·Victim aid: MPD unit hopes to improve communication with families
·Mayor schedules ward summits

·Looking in the wrong places
·Taking Note

·Green Wave boys' varsity outlasts Indians, 66-64
·Powerhouse Lady Indians shut down Spingarn efforts

·[Diana Winthrop] Happy face belies D.C. disaster
·[Matt Wennersten] We have forgotten Martin Luther King
·[Neil Seldman] Deconstructing the waste stream

January 12, 2004

·Crackdown: Inspections, new rules order D.C. pay phone improvements
·Council votes to restrict cell phone use by drivers
·D.C. gets 'F' for tobacco policies
·A new year: Education, health care lead 2004 political concerns of D.C.'s business community
·D.C. jobless rate dips
·78 at DCPS to lose jobs
·Post office re-opens
·Street sweeping halted for winter
·Celebrating the dream: Numerous events to honor Martin Luther King Jr.
·Ward Reports

·Change this law
·Taking Note
·[Carrie Devorah] Walking papers, D.C.-style: Familiarity breeds content, breaches security in nation's capital
·[Matt Wennersten] Which way for the new superintendent?
·[Diana Winthrop] A lesson from Japanese culture
·[Bill Mosley] 'BAD 7' trial to test citizen rights

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