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:
The Chesapeake Bay once supplied most of the nation's oysters, but overharvesting and disease nearly wiped them out. Now, major public-private efforts to re-establish the oyster as a quality local food product appear to be working. And chefs say the results are sweeter than oysters from other waters.
Central banks around the world have created games that explain the sometimes wonky world of international finance and economics. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jason Karaian, of the online magazine Quartz, about this surprisingly crowded genre.
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