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D.C. Wire: March 16, 2008 - March 22, 2008

What About Us Small Guys?

The opening of the DC USA mall on 14th Street, with big draws like Target, brought with it the promise from District officials that the city would give some spruce-up money to small ethnic neighborhood businesses that have long catered to multicultural Columbia Heights. Want some yuca con mojo...

By Sylvia Moreno  |  March 21, 2008; 7:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Columbia Heights , Economic Development , Sylvia Moreno  
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Nationals Traffic Jam?

City officials are nervous about this weekend's opening of Nationals Park. Will the 41,000 fans expected for Saturday's exhibition game against the Orioles overwhelm the neighborhood around the new ballpark on South Capitol Street SE? A police helicopter will be flying above Saturday's game, sending a video feed of the...

By Marcia Davis  |  March 21, 2008; 5:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Mayor Williams Talks Soccer Stadium

(Poplar Point photo By Alexandra Garcia - washingtonpost.com) His legacy will be as the mayor who brought baseball back to Washington, but when we caught up recently with Anthony A. Williams, we couldn't resist asking him about the ongoing debate over whether the city should spend public money to...

By David A Nakamura  |  March 19, 2008; 5:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  D.C. United , David Nakamura  
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Bill Turque

Bill Turque has covered government and politics at every level for the better part of 30 years. He worked as a city hall reporter for The Kansas City Star and the Dallas Times Herald before joining Newsweek magazine in 1986. He was part of a team of reporters that contributed...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 18, 2008; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Yolanda Woodlee

Yolanda Woodlee has been a political reporter at The Washington Post for 14 years and has covered the administrations of four mayors, including the comeback of Council member and former mayor Marion Barry. Her reporting was instrumental in having the name of former Mayor Anthony A. Williams removed from the...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 18, 2008; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Theola Labbé-DeBose

Theola Labbé-DeBose (labbet@washpost.com) is a Metro reporter for The Washington Post. She joined the newspaper in 2001 and has covered education, social services and was a former Iraq correspondent, winning an award for her foreign coverage. She has also written for Newsday, the Detroit Free Press and the Albany (NY)...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 18, 2008; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Sylvia Moreno

Sylvia Moreno joined The Washington Post in 1997. She covers affordable housing issues in the District and worked for three years as The Post's Southwest correspondent, based in Texas. She covered the District for five years before that, and Alexandria and Arlington for a year and a half. Prior to...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 18, 2008; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Nikita Stewart

I'm fairly new to the District but have been here long enough to know you don't call it Washington. And I've covered D.C. politics long enough to know that it's the Wilson Building, not City Hall. I'm raising a DCPS student in Ward 1, but I'm well-versed in every ward...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 18, 2008; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Dion Haynes

Dion Haynes joined The Washington Post in 2005 and covers the D.C. Public Schools. In 2007, he worked on the series "Fixing D.C.'s Schools," which won a Scripps Howard Award for best web reporting. He also wrote about two high-achieving young men at Ballou High School for the paper's 2006...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 18, 2008; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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David Nakamura

David Nakamura has been at The Washington Post since the early 1990s and has hit for the cycle when it comes to covering the D.C. region. He has covered the Virginia suburbs in the Loudoun County bureau, the Maryland suburbs from the Prince George's County bureau and, since 2002, the...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  March 18, 2008; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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