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Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library
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District of Columbia officials have chosen an architectural team to lead a renovation of the central Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library in downtown Washington.
A D.C. fire department spokesman has been placed on administrative leave for comments he made online characterizing a protest by firefighters against fire department leadership as "racist."
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Comments made by a senior fire department spokesman on his personal social media accounts that characterized protests against the D.C. fire chief as racist disappeared shortly after the spokesman confirmed he was the author.
D.C. firefighters and department officials are disputing whether orders were issued to rein in the possibility of protests at Mayor Vincent C. Gray's State of the District address, scheduled for Tuesday.
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As Chief Kenneth B. Ellerbe on Tuesday touted the D.C. fire department's accomplishments during his first year as its leader, firefighters and emergency medical services workers had a message for him: They want better leadership.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray says he has found $316,000 in the city's budget to keep the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library open on Sundays.
Excuse me handsome, what time do you have?" asks Angela Miller, Ms. Wheelchair D.C. 2009, of Bernard Harrison as she scoots through the hallways of the District's Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.