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A shoot out with DC police has a fatal ending…

A robbery suspect is dead following exchanging gun fire with DC Police this morning. The incident happened this morning on 15th Street in N.W.. It’s unclear if police killed him or if he died from an self inflicted injury.

President Obama goes viral after posting a video to remind Americans the deadline to sign up for Obamacare is the Sunday…

President Barack Obama is using social media again to remind Americans that the deadline to sign up for health care cover is this Sunday, February 15th. The President released a funny video on Buzz Feed that has already received over 3 million hits. Those who fail to get insurance by the deadline face being fined $325 when they file their taxes this year.

Two schools will close next year in Prince George’s County

It’s a done deal, two Prince George’s County Elementary Schools will close next school year. Last night in a 7 to 2 vote the School Board approved the closure of Thomas Claggett and Kenmore Elementary Schools. The students will be reassigned. Kenmore will be turned into a Early Childhood Development Center.

Christopher Barry returns to court today…

Later this morning Christopher Barry, the son of the Late Marion Barry will appear in court to answer to charges that he threatened a PNC Bank teller last month. Barry by the way is still running to fill his late father’s Ward 8 City Council Seat.

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