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December 4, 2000
·D.C. General crisis called 'misleading'
·Rewards of giving
·Six Pepco competitors await OK
·Giant signs preliminary lease for Camp Simms
·Tax officials: Golden's back taxes are paid
·Officials break ground Dec. 16 for Metro
·Evaluating Mayor Williams

November 20, 2000
·Powerful problem
·Auditor: ANC 8D misspent $30,000
·New CEO: Maintain full-service D.C. General
·Mayor names 4 to school board
·Cops grumble, but program gets results
·Who controls our downtown?

November 6, 2000
·Schools lose funds
·GAO: D.C. vulnerable to hackers
·Violation may risk DC Agenda's status
·Capitol Hill creeps into a new era
·High-tech red flags
·Tenley tower tumult
·'Democracy 7' retrial Feb. 8
·Obscene pay, poor services donít add up

October 23, 2000
·No McMillan bids?
·Activists bristle at trash facility
·Supreme Court rejects rights for the District
·Criminal fine proposed for FOI violations
·Residents want retail, not homes at Camp Simms
·Our federal leaders must right this travesty

October 9, 2000
·Tackling D.C. trash
·Tenley tower trouble
·Camp Simms rights pulled
·City helps fund Tivoli plan
·Feds find potential hazard at jail
·Costly blunder

September 25, 2000
·Kmart a 'done deal'
·D.C. planners side with residents on GW campus plan
·Adams Morgan garage court date delayed
·Oct. hearing set on trash transfer
·PBC may delay D.C. General layoffs
·'Whistleblower' asks Vance to restore job
·Gray: Cafritz violating nonpartisan rules
·Fenty unseats Jarvis as other council incumbents prevail
·The Common Denominator co-sponsors forums for school board candidates
·Mixed message for the children

September 11, 2000
·Union gets fed help
·Amnesty offered to deadbeat dads
·Ready, able but no longer willing
·Thirty vie for school board posts
·Mayor's campaign rebuke upheld
·CCA drops Ward 8 prison appeal
·Finally, dining in Ward 7
·Why we don't endorse

September 4, 2000
·Hospital directors express doubts
·Gonzaga gets facelift
·McMillan reservoir battle brewing
·Ward 2: Evans vs. not Evans
·Four major parties to select candidates on Sept. 12

August 28, 2000
·D.C. General cutbacks portend ER 'disaster'
·Metro preps to expand Green Line
·City tries to mediate F Street plans
·'Feeling left out' drives business leader's passion
·Norton amasses hefty war chest
·Seegars alleges contributors being illegally approached
·Officials prepare for cable TV talks
·Residents: Schools need to teach respect
·Save D.C. General

August 14, 2000
·Giant plans to open ward 7 supermarket
·Fenty vs. Jarvis shapes up as hot council race
·DPW proposes overnight parking ticket moratorium
·McMillan Reservoir planning continues
·City accepts Newseum's offer
·'Loaned' exec heads city property office
·D.C. voting rights spotlighted
·How Blue Plains works/Chief engineer calls it recycling on a 'grand' scale
·Passionate performers/Roller skating comes alive at Anacostia rink
·MCI sports gallery offers glimpse at presidents' pursuits
·New schools chief aims to end high truancy in D.C.
·When you enter D.C. public schools, Big Brother is watching...
·Why the GOP can't win D.C.

July 31, 2000
·WASA: City charging D.C. taxpayers twice
·Consumer issues remain in electric deregulation case
·PBC board: Cut services to save D.C. General
·Mayoral mansion moving forward/Committee to examine sites; Hill's old Navy hospital still in the running
·HIGH STAKES/New CFO makes organizational changes
·U.S. Attorney revives mediation
·Brookland group criticizes MPD efforts
·DCPS control period extended to January
·Protesters head to Philly...
·...and so does GOP
·D.C. swing/Movin' to a different groove gains popularity
·East of river groups flunk mayor
·Mayor names first Capital City Fellows
·Some summer feeding sites to close early
·What's MPD's problem?
·Congress does it again

July 17, 2000
·Ex-CEO alleges plan to close D.C. General
·Top lawyer in D.C. govt. accused of ethics lapse
·New public schools chief invites parent involvement
·29 candidates file for Sept. 12 primary ballot
·Ward 8 loses home-ownership center
·Referendum foes lose fight in court
·Ward 8 residents decry homeless move
·Reservoir plans to be aired
·Island oasis/NE restaurateur creates paradise in the city
·Laptops are convenient target for thieves
·Not all technique/'Drama...glitz' also important lessons for D.C. beauty school students to learn
·Federations near century of serving community
·Newseum? Yes!
·City council's folly

July 3, 2000
·MAYOR APPEALS/City lawyer calls campaign finance rebuke 'absurd,' seeks re-hearing
·848 VOTES/Absentee ballots could change close count; school board issue also faces court challenge
·Domestic violence surges
·Neighborhood association owes DCPS $10,000
·DCTV to use Brooks Mansion
·Folklife exhibit on D.C. spotlights diversity
·Bottoms up for charity
·Motivating through words
·Underhanded politics

June 19, 2000
·Williams rebuked/Use of govt. Resources for campaigning 'inherently unfair'
·D.C. Agenda skewed views of residents
·Columbia Heights e-mail group raises eyebrows
·Folklife Festival panels to discuss life in D.C.
·MISSING IN ACTION/Residents complain Neighborhood Action initiative failing to produce noticeable response to concerns
·Most D.C. used car dealers lack required guides
·New schools advisers for control board to meet on new superintendent
·Parents United leader steps down/After 16 years leading fight for better public schools, Rice-Thurston to leave post as youngest son graduates from Wilson Sr. High School
·One more reason to vote against the referendum

June 5, 2000
·COVER-UP, LIES ALLEGED/City dumps 200 tons of contaminated, spoiled USDA food; student complaints about poor quality meals gain credence
·Archdiocese boots second theater group
·Techworld put on probation/Funds diverted to Fla. Charter school effort
·Mayor appoints new fire chief
·Ex-ANC 1A chair pleads guilty to fraud, forgery
·Ward 8 residents fight Blue Plains incinerator
·Smithsonian honors D.C.'s 'roots'/Nation's capital as American hometown to be folklife festival feature
·On June 27, Vote NO

May 22, 2000
·SCHOOL WITHOUT BOOKS/Charter 'designed to ensure...enough qualified personnel' for hospitality industry falls short of students' expectations
·Referendum foes implore: 'Just vote no'
·Ackerman leaving July 17/Control board, mayor, school board at odds
·GAO: Lorton closing hinges on feds
·Police turn out in force for tiny protest
·Council passes budget
·Last showing/Fight goes on, but F Street artists prepare to lose downtown studios to wrecking ball
·After Ackerman

May 8, 2000
·JUNE 27 VOTE SET/Elections board chief suggests legal action
·FBI brings ex-ANC 5A treasurer to justice/Former ward 5 GOP leader pleads guilty to $8,800 theft
·DCPS seeks resident help on facilities
·New CFO headed office cited for weak controls
·Fire chief quits over budget fight/Tippett says firefighters' safety being compromised
·Confusion turns away voters
·Getting credit when credit's due/Burrville students gain new appreciation for how saving money works
·Fix D.C. for D.C.

April 24, 2000
·Patterson, Graham seek MPD inquiry/Widespread allegations center on civil rights breaches, misconduct
·Fire chief on hot seat for $5M shortfall
·Ready, willing, able - but not welcome/Successful program to train homeless loses D.C. funding
·Protesters faced 150 national guard soldiers
·THE AFTERMATH: Mayor addresses questions about security planning, execution for protests
·Library enters cyberspace/Y2K brings new computer catalog, better service
·Living in a police state

April 10, 2000
·BLANK CHECK/Council considers buying $1.67 million federally owned mansion to house mayor
·Trash transfer execs blame city for poor site standards
·Statehood stalwart to speak at party convention
·Reviving McKinley/Orange proposes high-tech school, associate degrees
·CFO: Audit coming 'soon,' to show surplus
·Perseverance/Fourth time's a charm for D.C.'s entry in Miss America pageant
·21 cops, firemen honored/Medalists' line of duty bravery cited
·Make D.C. count
·Hollow support

March 27, 2000
·SPECIAL ELECTION?/Officials ponder cost, turnout on schools issue
·Paul conversion protest/Control board decision sparks DCPS turmoil
·Court: No vote in Congress for D.C.
·District inmates to be housed in N.C.
·Group seeks monument for D.C. vets
·Tripping the light fantastic/D.C.'s own tap dance prodigy goes national with superstar Savion Glover
·Lights! Camera! Rolling!/Students get hands-on experience at DC28
·Georgetown theater group presents premiere of local playwright's work
·Mayor to kick off 'Millennium Washington'
·Charter schools aren't the answer

March 13, 2000
·Community curiosity/City ends lease of center called public nuisance
·Citizens groups want campus plans enforced
·Ward 3 development riles residents
·Taxi fares to rise; commission hopeful bows out
·Rivlin sides with charter school in Paul Jr. High fight
·ANC reforms clear council
·Bush's opposition to home rule draws fire
·Big chairs: A big deal in D.C.
·Straight-shooting cop makes Olympic bid/PSA lieutenant will try to make American Olympic pistol team for the third straight time
·Spingarn star rises to meet challenge
·Let's fix more than the veneer

February 28, 2000
·WASA dumping sewage into rivers, groups charge
·Downtown project heads to the courts
·Action delayed on Yale Laundry
·Advocates in the community/Public defender's office to start pilot program in Edgewood
·Council approves untried school board reform model
·The littlest library/Deanwood kiosk fills the need for education and community
·Falling down and loving it/Fort Dupont ice rink provides 'safe haven'
·Admission restrictions lifted for DCIAA basketball tournament
·Control board accountability

February 14, 2000
·City fines Waste management for missing recycling pickups
·Presidential contenders weigh in on statehood
·Ballot options for schools raise questions
·Common Denominator wins regional honors
·Concern over cab driver safety
·New Visions for moviegoers
·Neighbors steamed over laundry plan/Critics say new hotel isolates NW community
·Heroes in Law: seeking to inspire
·What if...?

January 24, 2000
·Parents pan council plan for schools
·MPD still faces stiff criticism
·Judge temporarily blocks school strike
·11 compete for Miss D.C. 2000 title
·Trustees call for change in UDC's mission
·City changes process for reserving park space
·Doing well and doing good
·Technology takes on truants in city schools
·Another option for school reform

January 17, 2000
·PARENTS: WORK WITHIN SYSTEM TO FIX SCHOOLS/DCPTA, Parents United say mayor, council should meet obligations, not take away votes
·Residents fight Washington Hilton expansion
·Norton kicks off re-election bid
·NEIGHBORHOOD MAINSTAYS: Market, car dealer anchor neighborhoods
·Spouses of council members share their stories
·ANC reform bill wins vote
·Fate of Tivoli unclear despite mayoral action
·Human services director takes medical leave
·Easing hunger/Capital Area Food bank marks 20 years of service
·This fight isn't about the children

January 10, 2000
·LEARNING TO BE MAYOR/Tony Williams shares personal perspective of his job
·DEVELOPMENT OR NOT?/City mulls McMillan Reservoir's future
·Critics question mayor's plan to run D.C. schools
·City warns of flu epidemic, offers free shots
·Neighborhood Action continues Jan. 27
·Bank creates no-fee Youth saver program
·Prison chief makes major changes
·Ramsey rearranges D.C. police ranks
·Residents, officials rate Williams
·School board elects Childs as president
·Jeweler still ticking after 30 years
·City offers free help filling out tax forms
·Appointed board has already failed our public schools


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