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Tarron Lively

Tarron Lively

Tarron Lively is the deputy editor of the Continuous News Desk.

Articles by Tarron Lively

Student killed outside school

An 16-year-old Anacostia High School student was fatally shot yesterday afternoon outside the school just after classes ended for the day. Published October 30, 2003

Council members push ban on spray-paint sales

Two D.C. Council members are proposing to ban the sale of spray paint and etching pens to minors in an effort to combat graffiti, a problem that one council member says is out of control and conducive to gang violence. Published October 22, 2003

Health official pleads guilty

A fourth key figure in the Washington Teachers Union case pleaded guilty yesterday to helping union officials steal $2.5 million of union funds. Published October 15, 2003

Teachers union sees progress

The administrator of the Washington Teachers Union (WTU) said charges filed against a third person for stealing and laundering union funds may mark progress in the case, but the union is anxious to get past the scandal involving its former leaders. Published October 1, 2003

2 of 3 teens denied bond in slaying

Two of the three teenage suspects in the beating death of an Alexandria student were held without bond after a court hearing yesterday. Published October 1, 2003

D.C. staffer charged in teachers union scandal

Federal prosecutors yesterday charged a D.C. Department of Health employee with conspiracy in connection with a scheme to embezzle more than $2.5 million in Washington Teachers Union dues. Published September 30, 2003

Sewage backup adds to Isabel woes

Tuesday's torrential rainstorm on the heels of Hurricane Isabel did more than cause Bea Pody's basement to flood with sewage. It also drained her patience with Potomac Electric Power Co. Published September 27, 2003

Day 5, and counting

Power companies in Virginia, Maryland and the District say the situation is improving by the hour, but officials concede that electricity won't be restored to all of the estimated 1.8 million customers still in the dark until Friday. Published September 22, 2003

Interfaith ceremony honors victims of 9/11

The thousands killed in the September 11 terrorist attacks will be honored where they died and across the nation on the second anniversary of the attacks today, with cities falling silent, names read aloud, wreaths laid and bells tolling for the dead. Published September 10, 2003

Zoning board upholds ANC on halfway house site

The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment yesterday upheld an appeal by Advisory Neighborhood Commission 5B, which represents some Ward 5 residents, to stop placement of a temporary community corrections center in a Northeast neighborhood. Published September 9, 2003

Redesign in front of White House set

The National Capital Planning Commission yesterday approved plans for redesigning the portion of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House with "security improvements," but it will remain closed to traffic. Published September 4, 2003

Storms hamper return of power

The round of thunderstorms yesterday caused more people to lose power in the Washington metropolitan area, slowing utility companies' efforts to restore electricity to customers who have been without power since Tuesday. Published August 31, 2003

Storms hamper return of power

The round of thunderstorms yesterday caused more people to lose power in the Washington metropolitan area, slowing utility companies' efforts to restore electricity to customers who have been without power since Tuesday. Published August 30, 2003

Rough path to success

Adversity has made Donald W. Washington Jr. passionate about achiev- ing success.But his path to success has been rugged. He had to overcome adversities that would have felled many other young people. Published August 29, 2003

Fierce storms slam Washington area

Afternoon storms made for a harrowing commute yesterday, as fallen power lines closed the Capital Beltway in both directions, downed trees delayed rail service and more than 150,000 homes and businesses lost power in Maryland, the District and Virginia. Published August 27, 2003

PG is probing fire in junkyard

Prince George's County firefighters are investigating what set off a two-alarm blaze in a junkyard off Route 50 in Cheverly yesterday afternoon. Published August 22, 2003