News Update

Mayor Muriel Bowser

Friday, Muriel Bowser took the oath of office and became the District of Columbia’s seventh mayor since Home-Rule.  During inaugural ceremonies at the Walter E. Washington convention center, Bowser laid out a laundry list of things she says will receive top priority in her administration, including allocating 100-million dollars for affordable housing, closing the old DC General hospital, summer jobs for DC youth, paving DC streets, attracting the Summer Olympics, reducing the city’s deficit, and accelerating the push for DC statehood.

 

North Korea Sanctions

President Obama followed through on his pledge to impose sanctions on North Korea for its cyber attack against Sony Entertainment.   Though not indicating the specifics of the sanctions, the White House released a statement saying: “The executive action aims to further isolate three key North Korean entities and disrupt the activities of about ten critical North Korean operatives.”

 

Who Could Be the Millionaire?

Could you be holding a million-dollar lottery ticket? You might be if you purchased it at the Sheffield Wine and Liquor Store on Connecticut Avenue in Northwest, DC. DC Lottery officials say that’s where the winning ticket was bought. The ticket does not have the single winning Powerball number, but it does have the winning numbers of 17-27-37-40-53. The holder of the ticket has 180 days from the close of the game to redeem the ticket.

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