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  • D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray had the support of bar owners for his proposal that clubs be allowed to remain open an extra hour, till 3 a.m. on weeknights and 4 a.m. on weekends, but a D.C. Council committee voted 3 to 2 against the plan Wednesday. The measure could still resurface, however. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council panel refuses to extend bar hours

    A D.C. Council committee on Wednesday delivered a blow to Mayor Vincent C. Gray's plan to raise $3.2 million in the coming year by allowing bars to stay open for an additional hour.

  • **FILE** Neil A. Stanley (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council concerned by lingering troubles at DYRS

    The District's juvenile justice agency needs to provide more substance-abuse treatment options for its troubled wards and drastically improve its communication with parents of young people housed as far as Utah, a D.C. Council committee says.

  • A public-private trust at the center of former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr.'s theft scandal gave more than $100,000 to groups not registered as nonprofits and others not in city records. (The Washington Times)

    'Substantial questions' await Thomas trust

    A public-private nonprofit that played a pivotal role in former D.C. Council member Harry Thomas Jr.'s theft of more than $350,000 from the city is expected to face tough questions from the council Monday.

  • Neil Stanley

    D.C. Council to vote on DYRS chief

    The D.C. Council will hold a confirmation hearing Tuesday on Neil A. Stanley, the nominee to lead the District's juvenile justice agency, after a council committee disapproved the nomination last week.

  • **FILE** Neil A. Stanley (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

    D.C. Council committee rejects Stanley's nomination as DYRS chief

    A D.C. Council committee formally disapproved the nomination of Neil A. Stanley to lead the District's juvenile justice agency, citing concerns about his lack of relevant experience, ongoing troubles in the agency and an inquiry into how a key post had been filled.

  • Neil Stanley

    DYRS nominee faces rocky confirmation hearing

    A D.C. Council committee's confirmation hearing on Mayor Vincent C. Gray's pick to lead the District's troubled juvenile justice agency began Wednesday with one member declaring that he would not support the nominee.

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