- The Washington Times - Monday, August 6, 2001

TODAY'S HEADLINERS

School safety conference — All day — The Education Department's Safe and Drug Free Schools program holds a school safety conference, "Prevention in Context: What works and under what conditions." Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/205-8811.

Gas prices — 4 p.m. — The Energy Information Administration releases the weekly retail diesel fuel prices, followed at 4:30 p.m. with the release of weekly retail gasoline prices. Location: 1000 Independence Ave SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.


PRESIDENT BUSH

In Crawford, Texas


ECONOMIC REPORTS

2 p.m. Energy Information Administration releases its weekly natural gas market update. Location: 1000 Independence Ave SW. Contact: 202/586-8800.

4 p.m. National Agricultural Statistics Service releases its report on crop progress. Location: 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Contact: 202/720-7017.

4:15 p.m. Federal Reserve Board releases weekly foreign reports: "Assets and Liabilities of U.S. and Foreign Chartered Banks" and "Foreign Exchange Rates" for the previous week. Location: Constitution Avenue between 20th and 21st streets NW. Contact: 202/452-3206.


FEDERAL AGENCIES

9 a.m. Federal Communications Commission holds a meeting of the Consumer/Disability Telecommunications Advisory Committee. Location: Room TW-C305, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th St. SW. Contact: 202/418-2809.

9 a.m. Federal Aviation Administration holds a meeting of the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics Special Committee 194. Location: Suite 805, RTCA Inc., 1828 L Street NW. Contact: 202/833-9339.


SUPREME COURT

In recess until Oct. 1. Contact: 202/479-3211.


SENATE

Summer recess. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.


HOUSE

Not in session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.


GENERAL AGENDA

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference All day The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication holds its 2001 convention, "AEJMC 2001 … A Capital Odyssey."

Highlights 10 a.m. Rep. Barney Frank, Massachusetts Democrat, "Bringing in the Outs: Diversity and Democracy," plenary session. Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St. NW. Contact: 803/798-0271.

School safety conference All day The Department of Education's Safe and Drug Free Schools program holds a school safety conference, "Prevention in Context: What works and under what conditions."

Highlights 8:30 a.m. William Modzeleski, director, Safe and Drug Free Schools Program, makes opening remarks.

12:30 p.m. Deborah Prothrow-Stith, Harvard University, discusses the increasing numbers of girls and women that are perpetrating violence. Location: Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW. Contact: 202/205-8811.

Applied Financial Management seminar 8 a.m. The Treasury Department's Center for Applied Financial Management presents its 2001 Year-End Closing Seminar regarding the latest information for agency year-end reporting. Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel, One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda. Contact: 202/874-9550.

National Institutes of Health workshop 8 a.m. The National Institutes of Health hosts a Trans-HHS Workshop, "Diet, DNA Methylation Processes and Health," regarding the role of dietary factors in DNA methylations processes and the causes and mechanisms of development and disease prevention. Location: NIH, Building 45, Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda. Contact: 301/496-1767.

Argentina and Wall Street forum 8:30 a.m. The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents "Argentina and Wall Street," regarding the country's economic performance, prospects for default on its bonds and consequences for the U.S. economy. Location: CSIS, B-1 Conference Level, 1800 K Street NW. Contact: 202/775-3242.

Hiroshima survivors news conference 11 a.m. Greenpeace holds a news conference with Hiroshima survivors in support of individuals facing felony charges arising from a protest against the Bush administration's missile defense plan. Location: On board the Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior, Municipal Pier, Water Street SW. Contact: 202/319-2472 or 202/251-3998.

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