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Posted at 08:08 PM ET, 05/18/2012

DeEvening Links: More jobs!

D.C. residents over 55 participate in job training in March. (Tracy A. Woodward - THE WASHINGTON POST)
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.

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Reports: Harry Thomas Jr. will report to Alabama prison in June (@brucejohnson9, WaTimes)

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)

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