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Council To Consider Ban On Race-Based Sports Team Names At D.C. Schools

The bill would "align the District of Columbia’s school policies with the D.C. Council’s position on the name of the Washington Football Club." [ more › ]

D.C. Council bill could force city schools to drop ‘Indians’ or ‘Warriors’ mascots

Nearly a year after the D.C. Council called on the Washington Redskins to ditch its nickname and mascot, calling them “racist and derogatory,” a lawmaker is turning his attention to some lower-profile sports teams. Council member Kenyan McDuffie (D-Ward 5) introduced a measure Tuesday that would amend the District’s Human Rights Act to prohibit “race-based […]

Carol Schwartz issues plan to address city’s ‘affordable housing crisis’

D.C. mayoral candidate Carol Schwartz issued a second campaign policy paper Monday, filling out her views on the hot-button issue of affordable housing after rivals Muriel E. Bowser and David A. Catania released lengthy platforms last week covering a wide variety of issues. Schwartz’s 10-page housing paper comes after she became the first mayoral candidate […]

About Tonight: September 23, 2014

Tonight: Flu shot happy hour, trivia for cheaters, making chocolates, and more. [ more › ]

You Need To Make $688,000 Annually To Be A One-Percenter in D.C.

Which means you should probably move if you want to live like a king. [ more › ]

Where To Dine Out For Rosh Hashanah

Options include Dino's Grotto, DGS Delicatessen and Logan Tavern. [ more › ]

Morning Roundup: Street Art Edition

In the news: D.C. Council will vote on concealed carry bill today, a new Marvin Gaye mural is coming, and more. [ more › ]

Adorable Photos: Our Canine Teammates Get BarkBox, A Treat Subscription Of Their Very Own

This post is a sponsored collaboration between BarkBox and Gothamist staff. [ more › ]  

Go Home Already: Leader

End-of-day news: Police looking for "Ms. Behave," Secret Service "very uneasy" with concealed carry changes, and more. [ more › ]

Native Americans In Trademark Battle Ask Court To Dismiss Washington Football Team's Lawsuit

If their motion for dismissal goes through, this could be the end of the team's trademark for their name and log. [ more › ]

Mayor, Police Chief To Detail Plan Requiring D.C. Officers To Wear Body Cameras

The mayor is expected to announce the details of the plan on Wednesday morning. [ more › ]

Norton Wants To Meet With Secret Service About Possible White House Security Changes

"We are very concerned that you are looking for possible remedies before doing an investigation." [ more › ]

Photos: The Fifth Annual D.C. State Fair

                      A celebration of all things home cooked, canned and grown in the District. [ more › ]

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