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News Archive - January 24, 2010

Fairfax County Aid Workers Prepare For Return

By Sabri Ben-Achour

The Fairfax County search and rescue teams in Port-au-Prince, Haiti are beginning to wrap up their operations.

It's been a few days since the Fairfax County search and rescue team has pulled out anyone alive from beneath the rubble, but they still do go out and sea...

Advocates, Consumers Slam Pepco Policy

By Peter Granitz

About a dozen people protested outside the Wilson building Saturday. They blasted Pepco for shutting off heat during the winter months.

Advocates are pushing the council to put a moratorium on cutting power during the winter.

Mia Johnson says she'll do everythin...

MD Environmentalists Getting Ready To Present Legislation

By Mana Rabiee

An environmental coalition in Maryland is getting ready to present a single piece of legislation next week that would influence all of the state's energy and power decisions.

Every energy decision in the state, like a new power plant or transmission line, is made throug...

D.C. Schools Head Accuses Teachers Of Sexual Assault

By Elliott Francis

The head of D.C. public schools claims that some of the teachers who were laid off last fall either sexually assaulted students or hit them.

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee offered the revelation to a national business magazine, adding one of the teache...

Fairfax County Aid Workers Prepare For Return

By Sabri Ben-Achour

The Fairfax County search and rescue teams in Port-au-Prince, Haiti are beginning to wrap up their operations.

It's been a few days since the Fairfax County search and rescue team has pulled out anyone alive from beneath the rubble, but they still do go out and sea...

D.C. Schools Head Accuses Teachers Of Sexual Assault

By Elliott Francis

The head of D.C. public schools claims that some of the teachers who were laid off last fall either sexually assaulted students or hit them.

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee offered the revelation to a national business magazine, adding one of the teache...

Fairfax County Aid Workers Prepare For Return

By Sabri Ben-Achour

The Fairfax County search and rescue teams in Port-au-Prince, Haiti are beginning to wrap up their operations.

It's been a few days since the Fairfax County search and rescue team has pulled out anyone alive from beneath the rubble, but they still do go out and sea...

D.C. Schools Head Accuses Teachers Of Sexual Assault

By Elliott Francis

The head of D.C. public schools claims that some of the teachers who were laid off last fall either sexually assaulted students or hit them.

D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee offered the revelation to a national business magazine, adding one of the teache...

MD Environmentalists Getting Ready To Present Legislation

By Mana Rabiee

An environmental coalition in Maryland is getting ready to present a single piece of legislation next week that would influence all of the state's energy and power decisions.

Every energy decision in the state, like a new power plant or transmission line, is made throug...