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Gray Brings His People To Mayoral Cabinet

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Gray named seven more people to his cabinet Thursday morning. The majority are staff members from the council and the chairman's office.

The picks include: the budget director, the general counsel, the secretary of the council. The message here is that Gray is bringing his people into the new administration.

He still would not answer questions about the status of D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier. He says she is not, as one person put it, "hanging in the wind," but he says all personnel questions will be answered in the coming weeks.

NBC4 video on Gray's appointment on Wednesday of a city administrator and chief of staff:

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Clinton-Trump Showdown Is Most-Watched Presidential Debate

An estimated 84 million people watched Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their first debate Monday, according to TV ratings data from Nielsen, making it the most-watched debate ever.
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When Phones Went Mobile: Revisiting NPR's 1983 Story On 'Cellular'

The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."

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