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Former AAF players try to keep the dream alive at D.C. XFL showcase
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 16 Jun 2019 16:12:29 -0400

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Roughly 100 players worked out at the XFL D.C. Summer Showcase on Saturday, and in many ways, the lineup had a geographical tilt toward the DMV.

The group included former Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce; wide receiver Vinny Papale, son of famed Philadelphia Eagles receiver Vince Papale, ...


Supreme Court upholds new Virginia legislative maps
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 17 Jun 2019 10:53:00 -0400

Virginia's legislative elections this year will be held under new court-ordered maps, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Republican-led House of Delegates can't step in and independently appeal a case the state's attorney general has given up.

Democrats believe the new maps, with lines more favorable to ...


You Be the Chemist National Challenge puts middle school students’ chemistry knowledge to the test
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:39:06 -0400

Forty-two middle schoolers from across the country tested their knowledge of chemistry Monday in the 15th annual You Be the Chemist National Challenge.

Held at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Northwest, the daylong competition required the collection of junior would-be scientists to answer advanced multiple-choice chemistry questions in front of ...


Prince George’s County PAL wins Hero Award
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 17 Jun 2019 21:20:17 -0400

The Prince George's County Police Department found itself in the spotlight Monday, when it accepted a national award for community involvement.

The department's Police Athletic League (PAL), established in 2016 for at-risk youths, was given the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's first Hero Award during a ceremony at the ...


Trump hotel liquor license at risk over ‘good character’ requirement
WashingtonTimes.com / Sat, 15 Jun 2019 17:04:22 -0400

President Trump's hotel in D.C. risks losing its liquor license after local alcohol regulators set the stage this week to consider whether he satisfies their "good character" requirement.

The district's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board ruled Wednesday against dismissing a complaint lodged against the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue.

A ...


Former AAF players try to keep the dream alive at D.C. XFL showcase
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 16 Jun 2019 16:12:29 -0400

SPRINGFIELD, Va. — Roughly 100 players worked out at the XFL D.C. Summer Showcase on Saturday, and in many ways the lineup had a geographical tilt toward the DMV.

The group included former Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Pierce; wide receiver Vinny Papale, son of famed Eagles receiver ...


Trump hotel liquor license at risk over ‘good character’ requirement
WashingtonTimes.com / Sat, 15 Jun 2019 17:04:22 -0400

President Trump's hotel in D.C. risks losing its liquor license after local alcohol regulators agreed this week to consider whether he satisfies their "good character" requirement.

The district's Alcoholic Beverage Control Board ruled Wednesday against dismissing a complaint lodged against the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue.

A group of ...


Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 13 Jun 2019 17:10:09 -0400

BALTIMORE (AP) — Under intense public pressure, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially keep law enforcement at arm's length.

As ...


Maryland official says Baltimore resisted help after hack
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:21:45 -0400

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland information technology official says Baltimore leaders resisted accepting help from the state for about a week after the city's computer servers were hacked.

The Baltimore Sun reports it obtained a transcript from a May 22 cybersecurity meeting where Maryland Chief Information Security Officer John Evans ...


D.C. still owed more than $7 million for Donald Trump’s 2017 inauguration: Report
WashingtonTimes.com / Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:56:52 -0400

The Trump administration and Congress have yet to pay the District of Columbia $7 million for President Trump's 2017 inauguration ceremony, while Mr. Trump plans a Fourth of July speech at the Lincoln Memorial, The Washington Post reported.

Congress originally provided $20 million for the ceremony, but the inauguration ended ...


Damonte Dodd, former Terrapins player, found not guilty on rape charges
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 13 Jun 2019 17:31:43 -0400

Former University of Maryland basketball player Damonte Dodd was found not guilty on Thursday of all four charges related to a rape accusation leveled against him last year.

Dodd was accused of forcing an intoxicated woman to have sexual intercourse with him against her will in the early-morning hours of ...


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