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Banned Four Loko Finds New Purpose

Four Loko has gone from energizing parties to powering 18 wheelers. MXI Environmental Services, a Virginia-based company, has started purchasing the beverage with the intent to convert it into automobile fuel following the Dec. 13 ban, according to the Associated Press. The trendy drink was officially removed from shelves around[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News
For Young Professor, Spotlight Reflects Record

For Young Professor, Spotlight Reflects Record

Former Minnesota governor and rumored presidential hopeful Tim Pawlenty did not mention Sam Potolicchio by name during his remarks last Thursday at the National Press Club. But when Pawlenty stressed the need for “recruiting the best and the brightest to come into teaching,” the students of Georgetown’s Semester in Washington[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News
Shriver Mourners Gather for Wake

Shriver Mourners Gather for Wake

Mourners at Holy Trinity Church remembered the life of R. Sargent Shriver on Friday, who died Tuesday in Maryland at the age of 95. Shriver, a Peace Corps founder and former university commencement speaker with several personal ties to Georgetown, devoted his life to addressing issues of poverty and inequality[Read More…]

by January 21, 2011 0 comments City News, News

Millions Unaccounted For, Workers Overpaid in District Sanitation Budget

As a result of time and attendance fraud, sanitation workers in the District have earned millions of dollars for overtime work that was never actually completed, according to an investigation by a team of auditors from the D.C. Department of Finance and Resource Management. The D.C. Department of Public Works[Read More…]

by January 22, 2010 0 comments City News, News