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D.C. Council member Mary M. Cheh will have subpoena power as she investigates the personnel practices of Mayor Vincent C. Gray.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray said Tuesday that a council member's request for subpoena power to assist an investigation of his personnel practices is unnecessary because his administration will cooperate fully with the probe.
A 15-year-old girl charged in the shooting death of another teen in Southeast made her first appearance in court, where a detective testified the shooting appeared to be an accident but that someone tried to cover up the crime.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray fired his chief of staff on Wednesday — the first major ouster of his young administration, increasingly under fire for missteps in hiring political appointees.
After promising at Sunday's inauguration to press the "taxation without representation" issue, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and other city leaders marched on Capitol Hill on Tuesday to express their displeasure over House Republicans' plans to trim back the D.C. delegate's power in the chamber.
Republicans have another shot at winning a seat on the D.C. Council after losing all four of their bids last week.
Michelle A. Rhee wasn't on the ballot in Tuesday's primary, but the hard-charging D.C. schools chancellor - and the cause of overhauling one of the nation's most troubled public school systems - took a major hit when the votes were counted.
It has been decades since the '60s hippie movement spawned a wave of farmers markets and food cooperatives. Times are indeed a-changin' as that counterculture movement goes mainstream, including government efforts to help close the "grocery gap" in low-income, urban neighborhoods.
Of all the questions generated by the unprecedented path to the D.C. Council's approval of a $38 million lottery contract, the biggest remains unanswered: How did an unexamined local firm with questionable credentials end up with a majority equity share of the lottery after the contract had been awarded to an international gambling giant?