VIA WASHINGTON POST: A new report identifies Washington as the nation’s fourth-best metropolitan area for attending college, behind New York, San Francisco and Boston. The 2009-10 College Destinations Index, released Tuesday by the American Institute for Economic Research, identifies the 75 best places in America for college study, ranked according to academic environment, quality of […]

(Washington, DC) — This time, you’re getting plenty of early notice. Metro has announced a number of station closures for the Columbus Day Weekend, which is a little over a month away. Starting on the night of Friday, October 9th, the Waterfront-SEU and Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metrorail stations will be closed and the Green and […]

VIA WUSA: SILVER SPRING, Md. (WUSA) – Police in Montgomery County are looking for any leads that could help solve an overnight homicide at a Silver Spring apartment complex. Lt. Paul Starks, spokesperson for Montgomery County Police, tells 9NEWS NOW officers from the 3rd District responded to a report of the sound of gunshots at […]

VIA WJLA: The first lady wants a new farmers’ market to come to D.C., but the location is causing some controversy. If approved, the market would shut down part of Vermont Avenue once a week during rush hour. Nestled in the concrete village that is downtown D.C. could soon be a fresh farmers’ market near […]

Radio Media Appreciation Lunch Pictured above: Radio One Founder/Chairperson Cathy Hughes Publisher The Washington Informer Denise Rolark Barnes General Manager The Washington Afro Edgar Brookins General Manager/Vice President Radio One DC Michele Williams News/Community/Media Relations Director Radio One DC Sheila Stewart

Save the date for the 2nd Annual Spirit of Praise coming to the DC Armory on Saturday, October 10! Get ready to “praise the roof” with performances from Fred Hammond, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Maurette Brown Clark and many more. Check out the flyer below and stay tuned for more details! Tickets go on sale soon! […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON – In a speech that drew fire even before he delivered it, President Barack Obama is telling the nation’s schoolchildren he “expects great things from each of you.” “At the end of the day, we can have the most dedicated teachers, the most supportive parents, and the best schools in the world,” […]

VIA WJLA: More and more fathers are changing their job titles these days: they’re now known as Mister Mom. That’s because the recession has eliminated many male-dominated jobs, like construction and manufacturing. Rob Dalton has a job different from any he’s had before. “And I show up at the school up there, all the mothers […]

VIA WJLA: COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Health officials on the campus of the University of Maryland report more than 150 cases of the flu – many which may be H1N1, or swine flu. Medical professionals suspect it’s likely that a good number of the students who have gotten sick with flu-like symptoms probably have H1N1, […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: Metro officials are projecting a major budget shortfall next year, with expenses ballooning by more than $90 million and revenue dropping by nearly $40 million, according to a budget forecast prepared by the agency’s staff. The forecast, to be presented to board members Thursday by Chief Financial Officer Carol Kissal, is intended […]