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Mayor Bowser Announces Top Choices To Commemorate Marion Barry

The options include creating a statue, and naming things after him. [ more › ]

Panel announces recommendations for ways to honor former mayor Barry

A statement indicated that the city will begin steps to rename Good Hope Road to honor Marion Barry.

A Year Later, Tributes To Marion Barry Continue To Roll In

Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to announce recommendations tonight for official tributes to the mayor-for-life. [ more › ]

UFC anti-doping head Jeff Novitzky had early reservations about working for promotion

LAS VEGAS — Jeff Novitzky, who led a federal investigation into performance-enhancing drugs that rocked sports more than a decade ago and ensnared the likes of Barry Bonds, Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery, takes issue with his public image.Filed under: News, UFC

Wait, did Stevie Wonder just sneak in a Marion Barry joke, and nobody noticed?

Internet conspiracy theories about whether or not he can see aside (seriously), here’s one little known fact about legendary musician Stevie Wonder that we can actually get behind: The guy’s got jokes — and about Marion Barry no less. Wonder, who appeared recently alongside “The Late Late Show’s” James Corden in one of comedian’s always viral “Carpool […]

Is it time for a new D.C. statue — of the mayor for life?

A commission seeks the public’s ideas on how best to commemorate the late Marion Barry.

Whatever Happened To Marion True?

3 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Within months, she would lose her job, her career and leave the country. Once a curator so coveted she turned down a plum offer from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, True vanished so completely that one former boss, Barry Munitz, admitted in an interview this summer that he had no idea “where she is or […]

Christopher Barry, son of the late D.C. mayor, ordered to spend 15 days in jail

Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the former D.C. mayor, was ordered to spend 15 days in jail for violating the terms of his probation after he was arrested for driving on a revoked license and flouting a court order not to drive.Read full article >>

Marion Christopher Barry pleads guilty to assault in bank altercation

A D.C. Superior Court judge on Wednesday sentenced Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the District’s former mayor, to 12 months supervised probation after Barry pleaded guilty to assault and making threats in connection with an altercation at a Chinatown bank in January.Read full article >>

Marion Christopher Barry to plead guilty in bank outburst

Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the city’s late mayor, will plead guilty in connection with a January incident in a Chinatown bank that helped derail his campaign for D.C. Council, court records show.Read full article >>

D.C. Council backs expanding youth jobs program, but with qualms

A heated D.C. Council debate Tuesday split legislators on the merits of a summer youth-jobs program, pioneered by former member Marion Barry, targeted for expansion into young adulthood by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D).Read full articl...

In Ward 8, a new Marion Barry rises

All of the candidates in the race for the late Marion Barry’s seat on the D.C. Council tried to convince voters that they were best suited to carry on the legacy of their beloved “mayor for life.”But one in particular appears to have harnessed the energy, passion and fears that define the city’s poorest ward and fed Barry’s popularity decade after decade.Read full article >>

Todd Takes Ward 4, While May Has A 152-Vote Lead in Ward 8

Marion C. Barry, the son of the late mayor, finished a distant sixth. [ more › ]

D.C. voters in Wards 4 and 8 head to the polls

D.C. voters began casting ballots Tuesday to complete a makeover of the D.C. Council by choosing representatives to succeed Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and the late Marion Barry.Two hard-fought and crowded campaigns — one in Ward 4 at the...Show More Summary

D.C. voters go to polls to fill Bowser, Barry council seats

D.C. voters Tuesday will complete a makeover of the D.C. Council by choosing representatives to succeed Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and the late Marion Barry.Two hard-fought and crowded campaigns — one in Ward 4 at the District’s northern...Show More Summary

After 20 years, could it be deja vu in race to replace Marion Barry?

Twenty years ago, when Marion S. Barry Jr. ascended to the mayor’s office and left his D.C. Council seat vacant for the first time, the free-for-all to replace him was far from settled the night of the election. After the ballots were counted, Barry’s chosen successor led by a single vote.Read full article >>

Nothing is certain in the fight for Marion Barry’s D.C. Council seat

The ghosts of mayors past and present are haunting every step of the District’s Ward 8 Council race.Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) showed up at a barbecue for LaRuby May ahead of a straw poll earlier this month; former mayor Vincent C. Gray...Show More Summary

Morning Roundup: Birthday Train Edition

In the news: Marion C. Barry is still in it, the Wizards ditch the wizard (in their logo), and more. [ more › ]

Late mayor Barry’s son says he’s not quitting race to fill dad’s council seat

Marion C. Barry, son of the late D.C. Mayor and council member Marion S. Barry, dispelled rumors Wednesday that he was dropping out of the race for his father’s former council seat representing Ward 8.Read full article >>

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