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WASHINGTON (AP) D.C. Council members are urging residents to attend a weekend rally to advocate for jobs and equality. D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray says the city symbolizes the country's problems with jobs because it has an unemployment rate of about 10 percent.

WASHINGTON (AP) Heavy rains from a storm that drove up the Eastern Seaboard have left about 12,000 customers without power in the mid-Atlantic region. Early today, Baltimore Gas + Electric had some 7,630 customers who were without power, mostly in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.

WASHINGTON (AP) The suit O.J. Simpson wore when he was acquitted of murder is going on display at the Newseum in Washington in an exhibit on sensationalism in the news. The exhibit that opens today also includes the mute button Superior Court Judge Lance Ito used when he wanted to shut off the live microphone in court.

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