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Monday, June 6, 2011

Sulaimon Brown Levels New Charges In Testimony

Sulaimon Brown, the former mayoral candidate whose allegations against Mayor Vincent Gray have spurred several outside investigations, testified before the D.C. Council Monday. Brown claims he was paid and promised a job by the Gray campaign for help during the campaign.

Developers Eye Alexandria Waterfront

The waterfront in Old Town Alexandria is about to get a makeover, and developers have already started making plans.

Thomas: No Plans To Resign Over Charges Of Misspending Public Money

D.C.'s attorney general has filed a lawsuit against Council member Harry Thomas Jr., alleging the lawmaker misspent $300,000 of city funds for personal and political gain.

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

An Afro Brazilian blast, trash becomes treasure, Broadway in Bethesda, and live music returns to the Galaxy Hut.

Gone Fishing: D.C. Students Go 'Outdoors' In Urban Environment

In honor of National Fishing and Boating Week, hundreds of school children in the region cast their lines in the Constitution Garden Pond.

D.C. Attorney General Files Suit Against Council Member Thomas

D.C.'s Attorney General's Office is releasing the findings of its investigation into a nonprofit run by D.C. Council member Harry Thomas. The attorney general has filed a civil lawsuit against Thomas.

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Roving Art Gallery Rolls Into The District

The District got a visit from a roaming art gallery this week, and its owner just didn’t want to leave.

Ford's Theatre Honoring Julie Andrews And Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Ford's Theatre in Washington is honoring Julie Andrews and basketball star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for their contributions that exemplify President Abraham Lincoln's legacy.

ParkMobile To Provide Pay-By-Phone Parking Meter Service In D.C.

The D.C. Department of Transportation has selected ParkMobile to provide its new pay-by-phone parking meter system.

Dancing Protesters Return To Jefferson Memorial In Defiance

Tourists visiting the Jefferson Memorial got more than they bargained for this weekend, as Park Police temporarily shut down the memorial after the return of some dancing protesters.

Police Investigate Early Morning Sexual Assault in Herndon

In Virginia, Fairfax County police are investigating a sexual assault that they say occurred early Saturday morning in Herndon.

Rocket Launch From Virginia's Eastern Shore Will Test New Technologies

A rocket launch from Virginia's Eastern Shore is planned this week to test new technologies.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Pink-Filled Streets For The Race For The Cure

Thousands of runners hit the streets of downtown D.C. Saturday morning for the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Former Account Manager Gets Seven Years for Stealing from Clients

In Virginia, a former account manager at Wachovia Bank has been sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing millions of dollars from her clients' accounts.

State Party Leaders Face More Uncertainty for 2011 Election Season

In Virginia, the announcement by veteran State Sen. William Wampler that he will not seek re-election is yet another sign that the General Assembly will change significantly after November’s elections.