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By Michael P. Orsi
Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Charles Jones
Residents of Tulsa's predominantly black north side said Saturday they're afraid a shooter is still roaming their neighborhoods looking for victims after five people were shot — and three killed — a day earlier.
D.C. police cameras don't deter crime; Md. lawmaker floats plan for flash-mob legislation; D.C. welfare-to-work director fired, rehired; Md. man attends every redistricting meeting; Gray adopts, tweaks Atlanta hiring project; Little voter enthusiasm in Prince George's over Johnson seat; Man charged in seven area bank robberies; McDonnell appoints prominent lawyer to Metro board; Phillips closes at Harbor Place.
The director of the D.C. welfare-to-work program Project Empowerment, who was fired in February, has recently been rehired, according to the city.
The former director of the D.C. Department of Employment Services says she was fired recently because, in part, she expressed concerns that the District was improperly funding a jobs program that caters mostly to ex-offenders.
"It's pretty shocking," Jones said. "We've never had any serial-type stuff."