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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser awards small businesses

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser kicked off D.C.’s Small Business Week with the announcement of funding totaling $1.25 million for local small business owners. The announcement was made today alongside the Office of Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) and 1863 Ventures. The funding is the first round of […]
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser talks about a multipronged approach to curb gun violence

Many cities across the country have faced an increase in gun violence in recent years, especially since the start of the COVID pandemic. That's true in Washington, D.C., the nation's capital, where, on Friday, a shooter fired multiple rounds from a high-powered weapon at and around a school close to pickup time, wounding four people and sending panicked parents, students, nearby residents and pedestrians running for cover. The incident provoked a massive law enforcement response and national news coverage before the suspected gunman was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound hours later. Remarkably, no one other than the shooter was killed, but it was just one of several episodes of gun violence that same day in the District of Columbia and around the nation.
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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser tests positive for COVID-19, reports mild symptoms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday that she tested positive for COVID-19 and would “work at home while following isolation protocols.”. In a series of messages posted to Twitter, Bowser said she took an at-home test Wednesday after developing “cold-like” symptoms. She later confirmed those positive results with a PCR test, which is more precise.
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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser announces positive test for COVID-19

WASHINGTON — D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced that she's tested positive for COVID-19. The mayor posted the news in a tweet on Thursday morning, saying that she had been experiencing allergy-type symptoms in the days leading up to her at-home PCR test. She said she is praying that other members of her household remain testing negative.
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DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Announces COVID Diagnosis

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser tested positive for COVID-19, she announced Thursday morning. She said she had “allergy symptoms” and will work from home while isolating. Bowser urged residents to get tested, vaccinated and boosted. "Just a reminder — the best way to know if it’s COVID or your...
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