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Human Services Committee Chairman Jim Graham confers with D.C. Council members about the nomination of Neil A. Stanley as director of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray (dark suit) chats with Gregory McCarthy, Washington Nationals vice president for government and municipal affairs, as D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (top, right), of Ward 7, awaits the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday at Fort DuPont Park in Southeast. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
Mayor Vincent C. Gray promised that all contracts for more than $1 million would go to the D.C. Council for review, but a contract for school security remains unchecked. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)
Before an empty witness stand at the Wilson Building, D.C. Council member Mary M. Cheh, center, along with council Chairman Kwame R. Brown, left, and council member David A. Catania, right. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
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More than two years after anti-littering legislation passed in the District, police have begun enforcing the law. "Residents are tired of all of this litter and trash throughout the city," D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown said.
Robert Gordon (center), co-owner of the Red Velvet Cupcakery, chats Tuesday with interim D.C. Council member Sekou Biddle. Mr. Biddle was vying against several rivals Tuesday in a special election for a full term. (Nicholas Gingold/Special to The Washington Times)
From left, D.C. Council member Jim Graham, Chief of Police Cathy L. Lanier and interim DYRS Director Neil A. Stanley on Thursday discuss the escape of four D.C. teens from the Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health Center in Summerville, S.C., in front of the John A. Wilson Building in the District. (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)