13-year-old dead and a 12-year-old DC boy has been charged with shooting him.
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DC residents can now test themselves at-home for the coronavirus. City officials today launched what is being called The Test Yourself DC Kits for persons ages 3 and up.
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This week’s WHUR Community’s Choice is filled with free events across the DMV. Check-out a literary expo hosted by the Deltas or a free community shred with Youth Professional Development. Plus lots more.
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DC is making it easier for elderly persons to get their COVID vaccine. Starting Monday, 10 walk-up clinics will be available for seniors around the city.
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District officials are hoping new registration process will ultimately mean more shots in arms. Mayor Bowser is calling on residents to help each other.
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Homeless woman who lived under Washington, DC bridge dies after 20-years of living on the streets. Dozens who never knew her name attended a vigil Saturday to remember “The Bridge Lady.”
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Much of the DMV is waking up to another dose of Old Man Winter, forcing lots of alterations to public school systems around the region. Here’s a list of what’s opened, closed, and virtual only.
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The snowy and icy conditions are forcing some school closings and virtual only classes across the DMV on this first day of the week. We have a complete listing to help you start your day.
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Officials across the DMV are asking motorists to stay off the roads as snow begins to blanket the region. If you must head out, AAA says make sure your car is snow ready.
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The mad rush is on across the DMV as the region prepares for its biggest snowstorm in years. DC officials have crews on standby.
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Health officials say virus variant from South Africa has been found in two cases in South Carolina.
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NFL reaches out to Amanda Gorman to perform at Superbowl
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Girl Scout Cookie sales are underway across the DMV. You can help make this Valentine’s Day special for isolated seniors by making homemade cards. Get the details on these events and more inside of this week’s Community’s Choice.
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DC teachers and police are next in line to receive their shots next week.
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Howard University’s Marching Band will escort Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to her historic inauguration Wednesday.
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Washington Regional Alcohol Program is out with its 28th Annual “How Safe Are Our Roads” Report
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Vice President-Elect gets first coronavirus vaccine, joining a host of other top officials urging Americans to get onboard
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Community events and ways you can help non-profit organizations. Details inside WHUR’s Community’s Choice
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DC police are offering a $60k reward to help find the killers of 15-month-old Carmelo Duncan. Text information to 50411 or call 202-727-9099
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Transit agency facing a $500 million shortfall. Metro’s General Manager Paul Wiederfeld says “it gets down, unfortunately, to very hard math that you just can’t get there from here without having significant impacts.’
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Young Mothers Inc. needs help to provide young moms with the job skills they need to succeed and Housing Counseling Services Inc. is hosting free weekly seminars. Details on these events and more are inside this week’s Community’s Choice.
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New report finds no voting irregularities in Nov 3rd presidential election.
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One Judiciary Square in DC was renamed after the city’s “Mayor for Life.”
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Mark Esper becomes first cabinet member to get the axe as President Trump continues to fight election results
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The number of coronavirus cases is growing at a rate of more than 109k daily with 939 deaths a day.
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Here’s a list of upcoming free events in the DMV this week. Check out WHUR’s Community’s Choice
President-Elect Joe Biden promises to tackle the coronavirus day-one with science.
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VP-Elect Kamala Harris delivered her historic victory speech tonight to a roaring crowd filled with lots of proud women.
Cities streets across the U.S. are filled with celebrations as crowds wait to hear from President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris
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Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick extends congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris.
Senator Kamala Harris becomes first woman of color to be elected as Vice-President
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The race to the White House could be decided soon with Joe Biden rounding the corner to the 270 electoral college votes.
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Montgomery County is seeking to halt the increase in coronavirus infections by imposing new restrictions.
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Vote counting continues in several states, leaving the fate of the U.S. presidency hanging in the balance.
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Voters across the Washington, DC area had a pretty easy time at the polls today.
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Here’s a list of resources in case you encounter any troubles at the polls Tuesday.
The DC School System will continue with distance learning and will not return elementary school youngsters to the classroom on November 9th. No new date has been set.
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DC’s mayor opens more shelters for homeless as temperatures dip into the 30s tonight.
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Maryland Mentors is in need of hundreds of virtual mentors, DC Housing Counseling Services Inc. is hosting free virtual classes to help you with your housing issues. More information on events and free services inside this week’s Community’s Choice.
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The District’s latest tool to slow the spread of the coronavirus launches today. It’s called DC CAN and it’s an alert system to notify users when they come in close contact with someone with COVID-19.
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DC Health Department has added 8 new states to its list of high-risk states. Nearly 40 states are now on the list where persons coming into DC from those areas must self-quarantine.
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Maryland’s republican governor again snubs President Trump.
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Anne Arundel County Police say mother abducted her 7-year-old son after breaking into father’s home and assaulting him.
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Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea set to participate in Howard University virtual homecoming.
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Judge extends Virginia’s voters registration until 11:59 p.m. Thursday
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FBI now says militia group also planned to kidnap Virginia’s governor.
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wHUR’s Community’s Choice is packed with a host of free family events.
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DC targets Wards 7 and 8 to improve chances of family success.
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DC officials are preparing to allow as many as 21,000 students to return to school buildings November 9th.
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