President Barack Obama might be having limited success moving the nationwide unemployment needle, but Mayor Vincent C. Gray is doing a little better in the District. The latest figures have city unemployment dropping 0.3 points to 9.5 percent in April — down from a high of 11.3 percent last June. The nitty-gritty: “The District gained 1,200 jobs in education and health care services, with particularly strong gains in health care.” Also helpful: The One City, One Hire program.
In other news:
Lottery case subpoena list includes Bill Clinton (Loose Lips)
These guys killed a Brookland store clerk; help the cops find them (Crime Scene)
Rep. Trent Franks: “District of Columbia is not the issue here.” (City Desk)
One hard-earned prom night (WJLA-TV)