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3 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the nation's most promising black politicians. Years later, many Washingtonians would consider him a scoundrel ...

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3 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.

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4 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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Marion Barry, re-elected Washington mayor after drug term, dies

Marion S. Barry Jr., a sharecropper’s son and civil rights pioneer who became a flamboyant and polarizing mayor of Washington, went to prison on a cocaine charge and then recaptured City Hall in one of the most improbable comebacks in the history of American politics, died early Sunday in Washington. The medical examiner’s office reported the cause of death was ...

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4 HOURS AGO - San Francisco Chronicle

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2 hospitalized after Chicago building collapse

CHICAGO (AP) — Two women and a dog have been rescued after a building collapsed on Chicago's South Side, and authorities are conducting a search of the rubble even though they don't believe anyone else was inside. Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford says the collapse of the modern three-story building Sunday evening in the Washington Park neighborhood "pancaked all ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Fox News

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'Search and rescue' operation underway after apartment building collapses in Chicago

Chicago’s Fire Department has rescued at least two people trapped in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed Sunday in the city’s Washington Park neighborhood.

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