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  1. DC rec center honors Motown legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... of our great high schools in the District of Columbia. I think it motivated Marvin," said D.C. Council member Vincent Gray, Ward 7. The two-story 72,000-square-foot facility includes a community room, fitness center, teach-in kitchen, music room and ...


  2. The best-kept secret in the District of ColumbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 27 | The Washington Post

    The best-kept secret in the District of Columbia is the fact that the primary election is in the home stretch, with voting day only seven weeks away. In a heavily Democratic city where the primary almost supplants the general election in importance, the June 19 deadline looms large.


  3. Walmart Agrees to Pay DC $1.3M for Nixing SE StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | NBC Washington

    ... residents expect corporations and developers to honor their commitments." When he was mayor, now-Councilmember Vincent Gray struck a deal with Walmart: The retailer would open a store in Skyland as a condition for building stores in other parts of ...


  4. Larry O'Connor's Daily Radar Report 02.20.18Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | WMAL-AM Washington

    ... joined Councilmembers Elissa Silverman, Charles Allen, Mary Cheh, Robert White and Councilman and former Mayor Vincent Gray in calling for Wilson to step aside. [ Read More ] Teachers across the state are threatening to strike this Thursday and ...


  5. Listen: Chuck Thies On D.C. Schools Chancellor: He Abused The Power Of His OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | WMAL-AM Washington

    Interview - CHUCK THIES - political strategist and former Mayor Vincent Gray campaign manager and close friend/adviser to Gray - discussed the D.C. schools chancellor controversy, and the latest news on D.C.'s mayoral election 5 DC Councilmembers call for resignation of Schools Chancellor following school lottery scandal. - WASHINGTON - Five D.C. Councilmembers have called for the resignation of D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson following a school lottery placement scandal.


  6. Thinking Spring, Thanks to Potomac PhilRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | The George Towner

    ... colleagues to pass the "Pools without Penalties Act." I introduced this bill along with Ward 7 representative Vincent Gray to keep residential building owners and residents from being burdened by recently passed Department of Health regulations. ...


  7. District officials say two babies born at United Medical Center since obstetrics shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2018 | The Washington Post

    AUGUST 31: United Medical Center is seen on Thursday, August 31, 2017, in Washington, D.C. City officials say two babies have been born at United Medical Center since regulators shut down the labor and delivery unit on Aug. 9 because of concerns about patient safety. Tom Lalley, a spokesman for the District's Department of Health, said the two mothers who gave birth in the care of United Medical Center were treated in accordance with a federal law requiring anyone who comes to an emergency department to be stabilized and treated.


  8. Nurses at United Medical Center say babies continue to be born, even...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The campus of Union Medical Center photographed in Washington, DC on October 25, 2017. The hospital is in the center of numerous controversies over their patient care.


  9. A tale of two cities: A crisis in DC is endangering pregnant mothers and newborn babiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... rate in Ward 3, D.C.'s most affluent ward, the infant mortality rate was only 1.2. In 2014, then-Mayor Vincent Gray announced a district-wide initiative called "Stronger Together: One City 4 Healthier Babies." This historic public-private ...


  10. Carol Schwartza s a Quite a Life!aRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | The George Towner

    ... and Democrat Muriel Bowser, the odds-on favorite at the time, having vanquished her main rival, incumbent Vincent Gray (also a Democrat). It was one of those casual, midweek afternoons in Washington, tourists jostling with regulars, young and ...


  11. Takano asks LGBT community to help Dems retake HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Washington Blade

    ... the LGBT community. Among those who stopped by the event were former D.C. mayor and current D.C. Council member Vincent Gray (D-Ward 7); lesbian restaurant owner Dionne Bussey-Reeder, who is running for an at-large D.C. Council seat; and Ward 1 ANC ...


  12. Should Vincent Gray seek his old job?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    As to the first question, only Gray knows. Early signs suggest he would like to make a bid for the job he lost April 1, 2014, when now-Mayor Muriel E. Bowser defeated him in the Democratic primary.


  13. Former D.C. power broker must repay $240,000 to troubled housing complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... was elected board president, court documents state. In 2014, after years of aligning herself with then-Mayor Vincent Gray (D), she shifted her allegiance to Muriel E. Bowser (D), then a Ward 4 council member - a defection that infuriated Gray. ...


  14. A sign of gentrification? Advocates question morality, utility of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    King Mark watched in silence as a bright orange dump truck reversed toward the tent where he had made his home for months. A homeless veteran who said he has schizophrenia, Mark watched as city workers tossed his belongings into the truck.


  15. With deadline quickly approaching, D.C. provides few details on who will run public hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Mayor Muriel E. Bowser's administration declined to give a public update Wednesday on progress it has made toward securing a new operator for the District's long-troubled only public hospital. The city has until Nov. 30 to find an operator to replace Veritas of Washington, the consulting firm currently running United Medical Center in Southeast Washington.


  16. D.C. lawmakers cut short contract for operator of District's only public hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    ... never have been tolerated at another District hospital," said council member and health committee chairman Vincent Gray (D-Ward 7), who introduced the legislation to end the consultants' tenure at the hospital. Bowser said in a conference call with ...


  17. Jaffe: Money, Power and Dead Bodies in DC's Worst HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | NBC Washington

    ... of D.C.'s Health Care Finance Agency, responsible for funding UMC. Huron Consulting Group, hired by then-mayor Vincent Gray, had exited the hospital. Without putting the contract out to bid, Turnage approached Price, because he believed Price had ...


  18. No One Wants to Run Against Mayor Muriel Bowser. Herea s Someone Who Should.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 |

    ... approval rating and would easily defeat her two likeliest opponents-DC Council member and former mayor Vincent Gray and DC attorney general Karl Racine -in a hypothetical primary. In September, Racine decided not to run. And while Gray hasn't yet ...


  19. Mayor Bowser's office awards $3 million to begin closing the 'grocery gap'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Washington Post

    OCT 14: Activists and local politicians march along Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE to protest the lack of grocery stores in Wards 7 and 8. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser this week awarded $2.1 million to the Jair Lynch group, which is redeveloping the shopping center at Pennsylvania and Branch avenues SE near the Maryland border, and $880,000 to the South Capitol Affordable Housing project located at Atlantic and South Capitol streets SW. It is the most recent effort by the mayor and D.C. Council Member Vincent C. Gray , a potential challenger to Bowser in 2018, to bring grocery stores to Wards 7 and 8, which have three supermarkets between them.


  20. Six D.C. Council members disapprove of firm running the city's only public hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    AUGUST 31: United Medical Center is seen on Thursday, August 31, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Six D.C. councilmembers expressed disapproval Tuesday regarding a request from a consulting firm to renew its contract at cost of $4.2 million to continue managing the troubled United Medical Center, the city's only public hospital. City officials hired Veritas of Washington LLC last year in an attempt to stabilize the only full-service hospital east of the Anacostia River.