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Public is invited to share Barry condolences

Remembrance books have been placed in the lobby of the John A. Wilson Building.

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    D.C. residents to Washington Wizards: Not in my back yard

    D.C. residents to Washington Wizards: Not in my back yard

    Shaw leaders are cool to the idea of a new Wizards practice gym in their neighborhood.

    New D.C. Wal-Mart stores attract labor protests

    New D.C. Wal-Mart stores attract labor protests

    Crowd of over 200 on Black Friday shows flash point on income inequality in nation’s capital.

    Barry memorial events to culminate in Dec. 6 service

    Barry memorial events to culminate in Dec. 6 service

    The former four-term D.C. mayor died Sunday at 78; plans may include a public memorial and church service.

    D.C. soccer stadium bill advances, but pitfalls remain

    D.C. soccer stadium bill advances, but pitfalls remain

    Negotiations between the mayor-elect and developer may affect separate deal for special-ed school.

    Bill would restrict guns in D.C. churches, polling places

    Bill would restrict guns in D.C. churches, polling places

    Legislation advanced by council panel would create presumption that houses of worship do not want guns.

    Marion Barry memorial likely pushed into December

    Marion Barry memorial likely pushed into December

    It will be a week before the ‘mayor for life’ will be memorialized in death, those familiar with the planning said.

    D.C. Council to act on soccer stadium legislation

    The revised bill drops a land swap involving the Reeves Center and allows the use of eminent domain.

    Fierce political fight expected for Barry’s council seat

    Fierce political fight expected for Barry’s council seat

    The loss of the D.C. Council’s senior politician magnifies a once-in-a-generation council makeover.

    Plans being finalized for citywide Marion Barry tribute

    Plans being finalized for citywide Marion Barry tribute

    Flags are flown at half-staff. The mayor said Marion Barry’s body is likely to lie in repose at city building.

    Family’s statement on the death of Marion Barry

    Family’s statement on the death of Marion Barry

    The text of a statement from the family of former D.C. mayor Marion Barry, who died early Sunday.

    Barry died hours after leaving hospital

    Barry died hours after leaving hospital

    He had suffered from many health problems but was released from Howard University Hospital on Saturday, collapsing later at his home.

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    Bowser could be bold

    Bowser could be bold

    But the mayor-elect’s transition team is just marching in place.

    Busboys and Poets says it will open Anacostia location

    Busboys and Poets says it will open Anacostia location

    The well-regarded local chain is partnering with a nonprofit to host a culinary training program.

    For Bulova, bad news on streetcar came in late-night call

    For Bulova, bad news on streetcar came in late-night call

    Fairfax board chair says she urged Arlington Board Chair Jay Fisette not to cancel the project.

    D.C. residents, businesses face fines for not shoveling snow

    D.C. residents, businesses face fines for not shoveling snow

    After years of debate, D.C. Council votes to create more easily enforceable shoveling requirement.

    Bowser says she’ll push soccer-deal change

    Bowser says she’ll push soccer-deal change

    Mayor-elect and council committee chair says D.C. United stadium can be built without selling city offices.

    O’Malley headed to New York to court political donors

    O’Malley headed to New York to court political donors

    Maryland’s Democratic governor continues to weigh a 2016 White House bid.

    Gray rejects plea deal; prosecutors move closer to indicting

    Gray rejects plea deal; prosecutors move closer to indicting

    The investigation into the outgoing D.C. mayor’s 2010 campaign has gone on for more than 3 years.

    The next Congress seems ready to let D.C. pot legalization stand

    The next Congress seems ready to let D.C. pot legalization stand

    Republicans were expected to object, but with Congress changing hands, many have other priorities.

    Council ponders removing Reeves Center from soccer deal

    The original rationale for land swap — the District’s debt cap — is no longer a major concern, officials say.

    GOP congressman: Party should embrace looser pot laws

    GOP congressman: Party should embrace looser pot laws

    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (Calif.) is urging Republican colleagues not to block marijuana legalization in D.C.

    Feds restore infant mortality funding to D.C.

    Initial loss of Healthy Start grant had threatened 38 jobs in city health department amid rising death rate.

    D.C. fire department highlights progress as mayors change

    D.C. fire department highlights progress as mayors change

    New firefighters and new equipment will soon be on the city’s streets. But old questions will continue to dog FEMS.

    Transfer of power to Bowser from Gray likely won’t bring big changes

    Transfer of power to Bowser from Gray likely won’t bring big changes

    Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser seems to have incremental progress in mind rather than an overhaul.

    How does the losing side cope after Election Day is over?

    How does the losing side cope after Election Day is over?

    David Catania didn’t take calls; Carol Schwartz danced. When it comes to losing, there’s no playbook.

    With new Congress, D.C. region is losing clout

    With new Congress, D.C. region is losing clout

    With the new Congress, Virginia will gain three new members but lose 71 years of seniority.

    D.C.’s mayor-elect wants dozens of pending Gray nominees put on hold

    D.C.’s mayor-elect wants dozens of  pending Gray nominees put on hold

    Muriel Bowser said the D.C. Council should not take action on the more than 80 nominees..

    Willie Nelson: Obama ‘may be happy’ about D.C. pot law

    Willie Nelson: Obama ‘may be happy’ about D.C. pot law

    Country music star says he thinks president is probably sympathetic to voter initiative to legalize in D.C.

    Bowser claims ‘clear mandate’ as mayor-elect

    Bowser claims ‘clear mandate’ as mayor-elect

    Day after easy victory in D.C. mayoral election, Muriel Bowser pledges to tackle laundry list of issues.

    D.C. voted to legalize pot, but Congress still gets its say

    D.C. voted to legalize pot, but Congress still gets its say

    A House Republican from Maryland has vowed to use all of his power to upend Initiative 71.