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Online News Updates: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

July 24, 2006

News
·HATCHED/But feds decide not to prosecute
·Is anybody riding the Circulator?
·Riding 'the 70'/Play highlights 'community on city's bus routes
·Morgan's Seafood re-opens
·Community center scrapped
·Principals appointed for 17 public schools
·H Street NE spawns new nightlife
·Citizens seek Comp Plan delay
·Public urges school board to retain charter authority
·D.C. students must register
·Shop tax-free August 5-13
·Free rides offered July 28
·Along the campaign trail...

Editorials
·Throw away the key?
·Taking Note

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Jimmy's on K helps fill a void
·[Mosley] Statehood for Puerto Rico, but not D.C.?


June 12, 2006

News
·Council extends rent control/Graham vows to protect against last-minute increases
·Stadium workers settle back-pay dispute
·City: Maintain property or face $500 fine
·Mayor fires agency director
·Woman struck by bus is city's 22nd traffic fatality
·Crime rises in D.C.'s tourist areas
·Community meeting to address concerns over June 3 jailbreak
·'Time for D.C. to catch up'/Bobb joins open meetings advocates in supporting bill
·Mayor creates 'Office of Baseball'
·Ex-treasurer gets 10 years in prison for embezzling
·Bagels and more/NE business expands far beyond its franchise
·Along the campaign trail...

Editorials
·Heads should roll
·Taking Note

Sports
·Tigers prevail 9-3/Penguins fail to shake Wilson's baseball dynasty

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Fine French cuisine on a budget
·[Wennersten] Money's purpose? To give it away

May 29, 2006

News
·$1 million librarian/Public library trustees hire new director
·Graduation ceremonies set for DCPS
·DCPS casualty/Teacher suspended over school merger dispute
·Hemphill gets 11 years for stealing from WTU
·Endangered historic sites/ local preservationists issue annual list of neglected places
·Splash! Swim free at city pools
·Oooh! Aaah! Independence Day celebration gets underway June 30
·'Screen on the Green' offers free films on the Mall
·More free concerts
·Meetings announced on school closings
·Along the campaign trail...

Editorials
·Bring us together
·Taking Note

Columns
·[Chef Marty] New chef brings inn back
·[Wennersten] Bell-Lincoln campus fulfills a promise
·[Mosley] Should we settle for one-third of a loaf?


May 15, 2006

News
·Plan to privatize Ballou stalled
·Rewriting the rules/New effort tries to rein-in special ed costs
·Turning up the heat/Uncle Brutha's dares customers to compare
·EMS panel assailed/Citizens federation alleges 'whitewash'
·Board to vote on plan to close schools
·Robberies rise for third month
·New bipartisan effort aims to give D.C. a House vote
·Celebrating a century/Hotel association promotes its community service
·Building on success/ Adams Morgan grocer hopes to expand
·Officials to present new land-use plan
·Along the campaign trail...

Editorials
·Pass this bill before Sept. 12
·Taking Note

Columns
·[Chef Marty] From Chinatown to NYC
·[Wennersten] DCPS needs to create continuity


May 1, 2006

News
·Is SEED school worth the money?
·SEED school funding chart
·Common Denominator honored/Newsroom wins 4 regional press association awards
·Interim library sites selected
·Overdue book fines change
·Yellow line service to expand in 2007
·School closing plan advances
·Mayor appoints panel to resolve health care issues
·DPW adjusts trash, recycling collection routes
·Along the campaign trail...

Editorials
·Is it really 'affordable'?
·Taking Note
Sports
·National attention/D.C. gains wider role in high school athletics

Columns
·[Chef Marty] RSVP now for free tastings
·[Mosley] Statues can resonate as symbols
·[Wennersten] D.C. kids are fighting to succeed


April 17, 2006

News
·Ministers mount a fight/City's parking enforcement plans prompt protest
·Slots proponents try again
·Car-sharing controversy/Free parking privileges upset some residents who pay
·Zipcar executive, employees practice what they preach
·Smoking ban causes confusion
·CUA awaits Army test results
·DDOT sponsors bike safety series
·Police chief elevates homeland security functions within MPD
·All in the family/Antique dealers have roots in the business
·Parade, fireworks end Emancipation Week celebration in D.C.
·A 'light presence'/Woodley House services blend into community
·Library seeks volunteers to 'fix it up' at 4 branches
·School closings decision set for June 28 vote
·Along the campaign trail...

Editorials
·Saving St. E's for UDC
·Taking Note
Sports
·DCIAA baseball gets underway

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Sample at Zoofari May 18


April 3, 2006

News
·Some administrative offices to move/DCPS staff expected to relocate to former school
·Public forums on school closings
·Board votes to revoke charter of under-performing high school
·Condos to replace old Giant store
·Council's breakfasts to be open
·2 alumni join UDC governing board
·UDC hosts open house
·City's smoking ban takes effect
·D.C. jobless rate at 5.5%
·New tobacco tax begins
·Appeals court: '95-5' not a sale
·Shuttered City Museum to morph into 'The Gig'
·City tax office extends hours
·April 22 events mark Earth Day

Editorials
·No plan for the future
·Taking Note

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Cherry blossom time is also sushi time
·[Wennersten] How do you judge who merits pay?
·[Mosley] Flat tax for D.C.? Here we go again


March 20, 2006

News
·Council races draw a crowd/Four of seven races wide open
·Norton: 'Cumbersome' review process should end
·Charter schools honored/19 D.C. schools share $2 million in federal grants
·1,500 at DCPS to get 2% raise
·Recipe for success/Local bakers find ingredients to compete
·Cleveland Park couple teaches how to decrease stress when company's coming
·D.C. jobless rate hits 15-year low
·City to ticket churchgoers for Sunday double-parking
·D.C. Young Republicans seek changes in city's gun laws
·Street sweepers return March 20
·Circulator bus to add new route
· Bulk pickups move from alleys
·Ward Reports

Editorials
·A sensible approach
·Taking Note
Sports
·City title game: DeMatha easily downs Cardozo
·City title game: Good Counsel's surge blows out Woodson
·DCIAA Girls Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Anacostia's Danielle Richardson
·DCIAA Girls Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Roosevelt's Brittany Hilliard
·DCIAA Boys Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Wilson's Khalid Martin
·DCIAA Boys Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Anacostia's Ellis Hartridge
·DCIAA Boys Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Coolidge's Lionel Coleman

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Russia House offers 'jewel-box ambiance'
·[Wennersten] Standardized tests can be good


March 6, 2006

News
·PEPCO seeks 12% rate hike
·Assaults drop sharply in February
·Ex-manager of D.C. rec projects faces federal extortion charges
·Mayor: Delay DCPS fiscal year change
·Schools seek $1 billion in FY07
·DMV discovers taxi tag problem
·Providing opportunities/Program brings scouting to 'distressed' neighborhoods
·A place to relax/Temperance Hall is not what name implies
·Hacker may have D.C. seniors' ID data

Editorials
·Homeowners need relief
·Taking Note
Sports
·DCIAA championship: Defense is key to Clerks' win
·DCIAA championship: Lady Warriors prove a point
·DCIAA Girls Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Woodson's Avery Warley
·DCIAA Boys Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Woodson's Marcus Marshall

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Seeking the 'ultimate' $100 Sunday brunch
·[Mosley] Rolark, and others, took the first step
·[Wennersten] D.C.'s new high school is 'gorgeous'


February 20, 2006

News
·The race for mayor/10 Democrats want the job, but only 5 are being heard
·Relocating gay clubs hits a snag
·Board OKs calendar for 2006-2007 school year
·Land deal to fund SWW upgrades
·Storefront studio/New performance series takes dance 'into the community'
·Land transfer fee increase proposed for school repairs
·Vehicle thefts drop in 2005 at Metro lots
·AFGE local seeks youth services director's ouster
·Firefighter/EMT applications due March 25

Editorials
·End D.C.'s secret meetings
·Taking Note
Sports
·DCIAA playoffs to begin/Warriors, Riders, Yellow Jackets win divisions
·Indians outlast Warriors to close regular season
·Coach picks rival to win title
·DCIAA Girls Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Wilson's Taylor Lake
·DCIAA Girls Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Woodson's Tia Bell
·DCIAA Boys Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: Wilson's Jarrell Baltimore

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Yenching Palace, IndeBleu win raves
·[Wennersten] Should schools ban cell phones?
·[Blagburn] Youths' stress must be addressed


February 6, 2006

News
·Neighbors object to school plan/St. Patrick's wants to develop former Foxhall mansion site
·DCPS to shed excess space
·High school faces charter revocation
·Free tax preparation help offered Feb. 11
·'East of river' areas report fewest crimes in January
·High court asked to review tax ban
·D.C. jobless rate declines
·Fighting to save a landmark/Preserving castle's history is personal to Gary Heurich
·Calendar highlights Negro leagues
·UDC's tuition to increase for 2006-2007
·Congress gets final say on smoking ban
· Parking scarce as renovations close garages

Editorials
·Who's being helped?
·Taking Note
Sports
·Clerks win in double OT/Dunbar falls as momentum shifts late in game
·Eagles, Cadets place 5 at WCAC wrestling event
·DCIAA Girls Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: M.M. Washington's Ashley Brown
·DCIAA Boys Varsity Basketball Player of the Week: M.M. Washington's Bryan Kendrick

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Sampling the city's best on a budget
·[Mosley] Texas GOP notes statehood struggle
·[Wennersten] Uniform fuss misses big picture
·[Smith] Gainer's 'bullying' didn't start in D.C.


January 23, 2006

News
·Streetcars to return/Tracks, stops to be built on H Street-Benning Road
·Cafritz: No plan to seek 3rd term
·Registration opens for youth summer jobs
·Schools master plan delayed/February presentation to include 2007 budget
·D.C.'s Mack to lead Metro board
·A splash of color, warmth/Barracks Row shop brings brightness to a drab winter
·Residents' library ideas sought
·Schools schedule open houses
·Branch libraries extend hours
·At the auto show/Annual event offers entertainment, car giveaways

Editorials
·Create parking
·Taking Note
Sports
·Clerks down Colts by 1 point
·78-62 win over Wilson moves Lady Riders to 1st
·Lady Colts get winning message/Coolidge's strong finish overcomes Cardozo, 43-35
·Riders tame Tigers, 77-57

Columns
·[Chef Marty] Exploring the best of D.C.'s cuisine
·[Wennersten] Money, alone, is not enough


January 9, 2006

News
·Planning D.C.'s future/Citizens' group proposes greater public involvement
·Out-of-boundary process begins Jan. 28
·Modernizing D.C. public schools/Council committee approves $2 billion program
·Judge orders property tax refund
·Internet access on wheels/D.C. Public Library rolls out its new 'Xtreme Mobile'
·Tax Season Guide

Editorials
·Billion dollar boondoggle
·Taking Note
Sports
·Eastern girls prevail, 61-53
·F-E boys defeat Ramblers, 75-54

Columns
·[Mosley] A new year, another election season
·[Wennersten] Returning to school - and health care
·[Hanrahan] Why wasn't the public informed?

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