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Meet the Winners of Micro-Grants for DC-Area Writers and Musicians Affected by the Pandemic [Video]

Winners have been announced in the inaugural round of $500 micro-grants from Emergent Seed, an organization launched earlier this year to offer funding and audience-building opportunities to Washington-area writers and musicians between ages 18 and 35 who have been financially affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The grantees are, in the storytelling category, Dylan Arredondo and […]

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Trump on continued coronavirus cases, deaths: ‘Things go away’ [Video]

August 5, 2020 at 7:46 pm EDT | by Chris Johnson Trump on continued coronavirus cases, deaths: ‘Things go away’ President Donald Trump speaks at a White House press conference on the coronavirus outbreak. (Screen capture via C-SPAN) President Trump, under questioning from the Washington Blade, repeated Wednesday the coronavirus will “go away” when asked about […]

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Clinton discusses inequality, foreign policy and politics [Video]

Former President Bill Clinton discussed debt, deficit, economic growth and inequality Wednesday with Gwen Ifill. The discussion was part of the 2014 Fiscal Summit sponsored by the Peterson Foundation in Washington, D.C. 0:58:52 | AIRED: 5/14/2014 | PBS NewsHour Clinton discusses inequality, foreign policy and politics ABOUT THE PROGRAM PBS NewsHour Millions of Americans turn […]

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Ohio Senator Rob Portman Speaks on Restore Our Parks Act That Will Address 12 Billion in Maintenance to Parks [Video]

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) delivered remarks at the White House signing ceremony for his bipartisan Restore Our Parks Act, landmark legislation to protect and preserve America’s national parks, into law. The law willsupport more than 100,000 jobs over the next five years by rebuilding critical park infrastructure to help address the more […]

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‘American Idol’ kicks off virtual Season 4 auditions starting Aug. 10 [Video]

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV)- The quest to become the next “American Idol” may now be easier than ever! ABC recently announced that Idol is hitting the road and traveling to all 50 states plus Washington, D.C., to host remote auditions beginning Aug. 10.  “The kickoff to season four will give hopefuls the chance to showcase […]

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‘Anxiety Is Not Something You Can Just Turn Off’: Author Megan Collins On New Book ‘Behind The Red Door’ – CBS DC [Video]

(CBS Local)– Megan Collins had never seen a character in a book that dealt with anxiety like hers, so she decided to create a character in her new book “Behind The Red Door: A Novel.” Collins’ novel follows a woman named Fern Douglas who sees the news about a missing woman in Maine named Astrid Sullivan […]

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CNET’s Joan E. Solsman On The Future Of Movie Theaters: ‘Cinemas Are Terrified Because They Haven’t How To Adapt Their Model For Streaming’ – CBS DC [Video]

(CBS Local)– COVID-19 has dramatically altered many different industries and the movie theater business is still feeling the effects of the global pandemic in the United States. As movie theaters attempt to re-open this summer, the cinema experience will look and feel a lot different with masks, deep cleanings and social distancing. While moviegoers have been […]