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During the days of segregation in Virginia, African Americans were not allowed to use the city-owned pool in Alexandria. Some ended up drowning while swimming in the Potomac River. Now the city of Alexandria is dedicating a new pool to their memory. The parks department says at least nine children from Alexandria drowned in the Potomac River, and each of them will be memorialized on a plaque at the city's newest pool. The dedication is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday at the Charles Houston Recreation Center.
Michael Pope reports.
Rev. Charles Albert Tindley is considered one of the founding fathers of American Gospel Music, and at least one historian in Berlin, Maryland, would like to hear more about his Maryland roots.
The Maryland Republican Congressman who moved to block a bill that would decriminalize marijuana in D.C. defended his actions and criticized the move to boycott businesses in his district, which includes popular tourist destination Ocean City.