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A temporary mural was painted on the side of Ben's Chili Bowl on U Street directing people to the restaurant's website, where they can vote for famous politicians, athletes and entertainers to be featured in the new mural. (Julia Brouillette/The Washington Times)

Ben’s Chili Bowl invites public to vote on next mural











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D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Thursday names interim police Chief Peter Newsham as the new leader of the Metropolitan Police Department. Chief Newsham replaces Cathy L. Lanier, who left the department in September to become chief of security for the National Football League. (Photo by Ryan M. McDermott / The Washington Times

D.C.’s missing children

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A late-season snowstorm killed many of the cherry blossom buds along the Tidal Bason, but the National Park Service is hopeful surviving younger buds may still bloom during the upcoming National Cherry Blossom Festival. (Associated Press)

Late-season cold chills cherry blossom display
















Students from McKinley Technology High School in the District and Winneba High School in Ghana work on their prototype water filtration system, part of a virtual student exchange program focused on STEM education. (Julia Brouillette/The Washington Times)

D.C., Ghanian students team up for STEM challenge, water solution

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