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DC Mayor Bowser Weighs in on Redskins Name Change [Video]

DC Mayor Bowser Weighs in on Redskins Name Change

Mayor Muriel Bowser weighs in on the Washington Redskins name change after the organization faced opposition from sponsors and advertisers.

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NJCAA announces adjustment to 2020-21 athetic seasons affecting Herkimer, MVCC teams [Video]

NJCAA announces adjustment to 2020-21 athetic seasons affecting Herkimer, MVCC teams

The NJCAA announced that a majority of their close-contact fall sports will be played in the spring, with winter sports delayed until January. These changes affect Herkimer College and MVCC teams.

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Pa. Attorney General Joins Other States In Filing Lawsuit Over ICE Rule For International Students [Video]

Pa. Attorney General Joins Other States In Filing Lawsuit Over ICE Rule For International Students

Pennsylvania is one of 17 states plus Washington DC now suing over ICE and Trump administration new restrictions on international students who take online courses.

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Washington D.C. NFL Team Set to Change Name,  Logo | THR News [Video]

Washington D.C. NFL Team Set to Change Name, Logo | THR News

The Washington, D.C., NFL team on Monday said it will change its name after renewed cries over its highly-controversial brand.

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NFL's Washington Redskins to retire name and logo [Video]

NFL's Washington Redskins to retire name and logo

The NFL's Washington Redskins announced Monday (July 13) that the team will retire its name and logo, long criticized as racist. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Social Distancing Rules Defy Gravity [Video]

Social Distancing Rules Defy Gravity

Occurred on June 29, 2020 / Washington, D.C. USA Info from Licensor: "This workplace was adjusting to new social distancing guidelines and couldn’t stick these 'stand here' signs on the floor so they..

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'I feel like Black Lives Matter has become a trend' [Video]

'I feel like Black Lives Matter has become a trend'

Musicians and artists in Washington DC explain what they make of the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Donald Trump claims improved ties as he hosts Mexico’s president [Video]

Donald Trump claims improved ties as he hosts Mexico’s president

President Donald Trump, who has denigrated Mexican migrants and threatened the US ally with crippling tariffs, welcomed President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to the White House, called him a cherished..

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Work resumes on the Seneca One Tower [Video]

Work resumes on the Seneca One Tower

Work resumes on the Seneca One Tower

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Direct Descendant Of Thomas Jefferson Wants Harriet Tubman Statue To Replace DC's Jefferson Memorial [Video]

Direct Descendant Of Thomas Jefferson Wants Harriet Tubman Statue To Replace DC's Jefferson Memorial

Thomas Jefferson's direct descendant is calling for changing regarding his family's legacy. He wants the Washington, DC memorial dedicated to the third president to be taken down. Lucian K. Truscott IV..

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The Ongoing Pandemic Worries Of A Washington, D.C. Restaurateur [Video]

The Ongoing Pandemic Worries Of A Washington, D.C. Restaurateur

A Washington, D.C. restaurateur fears his pandemic struggle is far from over. Tom Stack shares his story and it might just break your heart.

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Stunning time lapse shows Washington DC Independence Day fireworks display [Video]

Stunning time lapse shows Washington DC Independence Day fireworks display

A stunning time-lapse clip shows fireworks lighting up the sky above Washington, D.C. as America celebrated Independence Day on Saturday (July 4th).

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Fireworks light up sky above Washington DC on Independence Day [Video]

Fireworks light up sky above Washington DC on Independence Day

A stunning fireworks display lit up Washington, D.C. on Saturday (July 4th) night as Americans celebrated Independence Day. Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating..

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Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest [Video]

Mahatma Gandhi's statue in US inaugurated again after being vandalised during protest

The statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC in USA, where it was vandalised during 'Black Lives Matter' protest was restored to its old glory and inaugurated again in Washington DC. The inauguration..

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VIDEO: Flag ceremony held in Amory for Monroe County victims of coronavirus [Video]

VIDEO: Flag ceremony held in Amory for Monroe County victims of coronavirus

A flag that once flew over the capitol in Washington DC is now in Amory to honor Monroe County victims of the coronavirus.

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Midmorning With Aundrea - July 1, 2020 (Part 1) [Video]

Midmorning With Aundrea - July 1, 2020 (Part 1)

(Part 1 of 2) Although densely-populated areas have been far more explored during the coronavirus pandemic, it is also having a devastating effect on small towns. We visit a community in Pennsylvania..

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Midmorning With Aundrea - June 30, 2020 (Part 1) [Video]

Midmorning With Aundrea - June 30, 2020 (Part 1)

(Part 1 of 2) Summer camps look vastly different this year as many of them have adopted face mask requirements and social distancing. We'll take a look at how these camps have embraced the change. ..

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Kansas Mask Mandate (6-30-20) [Video]

Kansas Mask Mandate (6-30-20)

Kansas Mask Mandate (6-30-20)

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Two Special Agents Race to Solve a Deadly Puzzle [Video]

Two Special Agents Race to Solve a Deadly Puzzle

Catherine Coulter's new novel, DEADLOCK, has Savich & Sherlock facing off with their deadliest puzzle yet! Can they solve a murder before things go to pieces?Buy it here:..

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Congress Holds Hearing on Removal of Protesters from Washington's Lafayette Square [Video]

Congress Holds Hearing on Removal of Protesters from Washington's Lafayette Square

Lawmakers held a hearing about protests in the aftermath of the George Floyd killing. Natalie Brand reports from Washington DC. (6-29-20)

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Sikh community in US hosts drive-thru food distribution for 2,100 families [Video]

Sikh community in US hosts drive-thru food distribution for 2,100 families

Outside a place of worship in a parking lot, a group of around 25 volunteers has made and distributed more than 2,100 food packages in just seven weeks. Guru Nanak Foundation of America has been..

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The House Passes Washington, DC Statehood Bill [Video]

The House Passes Washington, DC Statehood Bill

The House of Representatives has passed a Washington, DC statehood bill. The bill is unlikely to make it through the Senate as Republicans oppose adding more representatives, likely Democrats, to..

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Washington protesters tackle man ripping up sidewalk with a hammer [Video]

Washington protesters tackle man ripping up sidewalk with a hammer

At the Washington, DC, protest on Sunday, demonstrators tackled a white man who was destroying a sidewalk with a hammer and turned him over to police. The masked suspect presumably planned to use the..

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NASA Headquarters Named After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson [Video]

NASA Headquarters Named After ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

Mary Winston Jackson, the first African American female engineer at NASA, is being honored for her trailblazing contributions at the space agency.

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WCBI NEWS AT SIX - 06/24/2020 [Video]

WCBI NEWS AT SIX - 06/24/2020

WCBI NEWS AT SIX - 06/24/2020

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