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  1. Southeast Washington man fatally shot SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 1 | The Washington Post

    Police said they were called to the 700 block of Congress Street SE, in the Congress Heights neighborhood shortly after 6:40 p.m. where they found Jamar Bowman, 28, suffering from gunshot wounds.

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  2. On first day back from holiday break, D.C. leaders stress importance of good attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Mayor Muriel E. Bowser chats with students at Jefferson Middle School in Washington. She visited the school on the first day of the semester to tout a citywide attendance initiative.

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  3. The mothers and unborn babies in Wards 7 and 8 deserve betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Next year will mark a quarter-century since my premature birth in Congress Heights. My mother, Florine, as with so many expecting mothers who lived east of the Anacostia River in the 1990s, traveled the short distance to Greater Southeast Community Hospital , now known as United Medical Center.

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  4. Man shot over weekend in Southeast Washington dies of injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A 22-year-old man who was shot Saturday in Southeast Washington died at a hospital on Tuesday, according to D.C. police. Police said Coffin was shot at 11:08 a.m. in the 2900 block Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, near Congress Heights.

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  5. Decades after dropping out, these older students are back in classRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Demetria Savoy, left, teaches a math course at the Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center in the District on Nov. 6. Older adults are hoping to improve their job prospects in an increasingly competitive market. James Hopper, 64, felt insecure because his classmates dressed better than he could afford to.

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  6. Airbnb becomes flash point in a city's hot debate over gentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Brenda Shields, an advisory neighborhood commissioner in a low-income area, says Airbnbs victimize needy citizens who would benefit from affordable housing. In the eight years since Airbnb began operations in the District, thousands of homeowners have used it to become short-term landlords, often illegally.

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  7. Juvenile shot, critically wounded in Congress Heights area of D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A 17-year-old was shot and critically wounded Thursday afternoon on a street in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Southeast Washington. The shooting occurred about 3:45 p.m. in the 3200 block of Fourth Street SE.

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  8. Local Digest: Virginia man accused of throwing Russian flags at TrumpRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    An activist was arrested after he threw small Russian flags at President Trump on Tuesday during the president's visit for lunch with Republican lawmakers at the U.S. Capitol, police said. Ryan T. Clayton, 36, of Sterling, Va., was charged with unlawful conduct.

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  9. Police identify man fatally shot in Southeast WashingtonRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A man who was fatally shot in Southeast Washington on Sunday has been identified as a 24-year-old man, according to D.C. police. Andre Ricardo Harris, of Southeast, was pronounce dead at an area hospital shortly after the shooting, which occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 1900 block of Savannah Terrace SE, near Congress Heights.

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  10. Man fatally shot near Congress Heights in Southeast WashingtonRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A man was shot and killed and another man was wounded Sunday night near Congress Heights in Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The shooting occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the 1900 block of Savannah Terrace SE, off Suitland Parkway. 1 comment

  11. For residents of D.C., the city is shifting under our feetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A dilapidated storefront in the District gets washed away; left in its place is a fancy new restaurant. Economic lightning strikes a vacant lot; when the dust clears, the land is covered in natural woods and polished stones, marked by a sign announcing the opening of a swanky outdoor cafe.

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  12. On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviets shocked the world with a shiny metal ball: SputnikRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    It had always been a matter of when, not if, humans would launch something into orbit. The surprise to many Americans was that it was the Soviet Union that got there first.

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  13. Man killed in Congress Heights had been targeted in earlier shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    For two weeks starting in mid-February, the streets in one part of Congress Heights became a shooting gallery. Eleven people were shot in 13 days in an area of just a few square blocks.

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  14. D.C. cultural activist fights to preserve black art, history in gentrifying SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Vernard Gray, 76, has launched a website called Made East River, which promotes African American culture of Southeast Washington. Vernard Gray seethes with frustration every time he hears people talk about certain historic D.C. neighborhoods as "up-and-coming," as if to completely overwrite the history of longtime residents who have called the places home for decades.

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  15. Nonprofit installs solar panels on roofs of lower-income households - freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    From left, Dexter Rawlings, Dominic Paul-Baha and Antwain Nelson put solar panels on Catherine Bennett's home in Woodland, in Southeast Washington. Twane Turnage and Anthony Garner stood at the bottom of a bright orange ladder and carefully guided a solar panel with hooks and ropes attached along the ladder rails toward a pitched roof.

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  16. Suspect in D.C. weekend killing was recently released from prison in 1999 murderRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A man who was arrested in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend in Southeast Washington on Saturday had been released from prison last month after serving time for killing a man in 1999, according to court records. Ronald Randolph Jr., 40, of Southeast Washington, was charged this weekend with first-degree murder while armed in the death of Shameka Delephine Jones, 32. She was found dead about 8:15 a.m. Saturday in her apartment in the Woodberry Village complex in the 2200 block of Savannah Terrace SE, near Congress Heights.

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  17. Want to save on your rent? Move one Metro stop.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Expensive rents are a given in the Washington region, but RentHop , an apartment listing and rental information site, recently analyzed the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment near the 91 Metro stops to see where housing costs are rising and falling. Overall, rents in the region are up 2.6 percent since last year, but at 19 Metro stops the average rent dropped, in part because of the addition of new apartments.

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  18. Two women stabbed in Southeast WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Two women were stabbed Monday morning in Southeast Washington, and one of the victims is reported to be unconscious, according to D.C. police. The attack occurred about 11:20 a.m. in the 2900 block of 5th Street SE, in the Congress Heights neighborhood.

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  19. Few individuals involved in several crimes in D.C., authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Police often say that many of the problems in a community are the work of a relatively small number of individuals. A few recent reports from law enforcement in the Washington area would seem to support that claim.

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  20. Man fatally shot in Congress Heights in Southeast WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A 33-year-old man was shot and killed Monday night in the Congress Heights neighborhood of Southeast Washington, according to D.C. police. The victim was identified as Jason Antonio Dale, who lived less than a half-mile from the shooting scene in an alley in the 500 block of Parkland Place SE.

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