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New Georgetown Boutique Offering 60-90% of Designer Brands

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)-- Ladies it's time to shop and save this Fall fashion season.

Ella-Rue opens this Monday featuring hundreds of new pieces never been worn with tags of Tory Burch, Botkier,Milly, Nanette Lepore, Alice + Olivia, Autumn Cashmere, Trina Turk, Sevens for all man Kind, Citizens of Humanity, Joes Jeans, Theory at get this: 60-90% off the retail price.

Vincent Gray Officially Elected DC Mayor

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington voters have elected D.C. Council chairman Vincent Gray mayor, a result that had been expected for more than a month after he won the city's September primary.

Voters on Tuesday picked Gray, who had no Republican opponent in the general election.

Voters also chose Kwame Brown to replace Gray as the head of the D.C. Council and sent Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton back to the U.S. House as the city's delegate. In a referendum, voters decided that they want to elect the city's attorney general, a position that is currently appointed.

Finally, voters re-elected six members to the 13-member D.C. Council: Phil Mendelson, David Catania, Jim Graham, Harry Thomas, Tommy Wells and Mary Cheh.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)
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Looking For Love

(WUSA) -- You've probably seen those classified ads from folks feeling they've missed out on a chance for love.

They usually read something like "You -- wearing blue dress. Me -- tall, dark, handsome. Should have said something when you dropped your paper on the Metro."

Well now, Craigslist is taking all the postings its gotten in a seven week span to create a list of the most romantic Metro stations. The site mapped 286 missed connections posted on its DC sites over a 7 week span. Here's a look at the results:

1. Vienna/Fairfax GMU (Orange)
2. Van Dorn Street (Blue)
3. Shady Grove (Red)
4. Dupont Circle (Red)
5. Metro Center (Orange/Red/Blue)
6. Van Ness (Red)
7. Pentagon (Blue/Yellow)
8. Rosslyn (Orange/Blue)
9. Ballston-MU (Orange)
8. Foggy Bottom-GWU (Orange/Blue)
9. Chinatown (Red/Green/Yellow)
10. Crystal City (Blue/Yellow)

 

Busy Weekend Means Road Closings

(WUSA) -- Several events around our area this weekend may force you to find alternate routes. Here are some of the closings:

Saturday

Red Bull Sound Clash

Pennsylvania Avenue @ 4th Street, NW
The following streets will be closed from 8pm Friday, October 29 until 5am Sunday, October 31:

  • 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
  • 300 block of Constitution Avenue, NW

    Rally To Restore Sanity

  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure Gala

    Over last weekend, the Susan G. Komen Foundation celebrated 30 years of research and education, including an A-list dinner for donors on Friday at the Kuwaiti Embassy.  The Kuwaiti dinner was the kickoff to a weekend full of activities sponsored by the Susan G. Komen Foundation, including the "Honoring the Promise" event at the Kennedy Center Saturday evening with Laura Bush.  The Kuwaiti Embassy holds a special place in my heart because I was honored at the Kuwaiti Embassy for my work as a youth ambassador to the Kuwait-American Foundation's "Do The Write Thing Campaign" which gives middle school students an opportunity to examine the impact of youth violence on their lives through classroom discussions and writings. 

    Teacher Inspires Students In DC, Part Two

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA)--In Northeast Washington, a public charter school is now home to a young woman recently named Teach For America's elementary school teacher of the year.

    Julia King was recognized for dramatically raising math and English test scores at her former school in Gary, Indiana. Now, she's inside one of the District's most successful schools.

    At DC Prep, a public charter school in Northeast Washington, students are encouraged to dream... and dream big.

    "In my future, I would love to go to Harvard Law School and this school has definitely pushed me," said Daeshawn Aulton, an 8th grader.

    5th grader Orie Ulu wants to be a doctor.

    Congressional Candidate Campaigns With Graphic Abortion Pics

    WASHINGTON, D.C.  (WUSA) -- The Republican candidate for DC Delegate in the U.S. Congress is using abortion, along with graphic images of abortion, as the main platform of her campaign.

    Missy Reilly Smith, just released graphic ads scheduled to air this week on local television stations. She's using these ads to introduce herself as a "champion for unborn babies," according to the 30-second political commercials she's already posted on her website.

    Smith used part of that time to call out democrats she says "support the murders of babies."

    One of the candidates she names in the ad is her democratic opponent, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, who is also the incumbent.

    Del. Norton called Smith "A far right fringe candidate."

    In a statement released to the media Norton added: