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    ASSOCIATED PRESS D.C. schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee, stands by as D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray, the city's likely mayor-to-be, speaks to the news media after a meeting Thursday about her tenure. No action was announced.


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    ASSOCIATED PRESS NO DECISION: D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray and schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee arrive at a news conference Thursday after meeting privately. Mr. Gray will likely decide soon whether Ms. Rhee stays in her job.


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    The ticket counter is in ruins at the Howard Theatre. The D.C. Council has approved legislation that virtually ensures the restoration of the Howard, the historic entertainment venue that has been closed since the early 1980s. (The Washington Times)


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    DC Council Chairman Vince Gray waves as he speaks to the media and supporters after defeating incumbent Adrian Fenty in the primary for mayor in Washington on September 15, 2010. (UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg)


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    D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray (The Washington Times)


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    D.C. Council member Jim Graham, Ward 1 Democrat, is an advocate for the "ban the box" movement. (The Washington Times)


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    Clark Ray, a Democratic candidate for an at-large seat on the D.C. Council, says that if elected, "We're going to focus on transparency of the budget and policy." (Photograph by Joel Lawson/Special to The Washington Times)


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    D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray "failed to hold a hearing on any of the proposal packages" submitted by Mayor Adrian M. Fenty after a previous contract award to Interlot, said D.C. Attorney General Peter J. Nickles. (The Washington Times)


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