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Barry fined, censured by D.C. ethics board

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- The District of Columbia Ethics Board said it has censured and fined City Councilman Marion Barry for failing to disclose gifts from city contractors.

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Oreo 'rainbow' picture sparks protest … Scandal tour a hit for D.C. company … Russian party wants a month of no news … Chinese women protest Internet subway post … Watercooler stories from UPI.

Scandal tour a hit for D.C. company

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- A Washington tour operator said the American Scandal tour has been his company's most successful service since it started early in the summer.

Commentary: Fame or shame?

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Potholes and construction mark the once-proud Embassy Row in Washington, but those make up the obvious ugliness; there is much more under the surface.
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D.C's Barry backs off remarks about Asians

D.C's Barry backs off remarks about Asians

WASHINGTON, April 6 (UPI) -- District of Columbia Councilman Marion Barry backed off disparaging comments he made about owners of Asian businesses, saying it was poor word choice.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 6, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012.
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Washington's Barry seeks 3rd council term

Washington's Barry seeks 3rd council term

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Marion Barry, who has been censured for abusing his office and struggled to pay his taxes, filed to seek re-election as a Washington, D.C., city council member.
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Eddie Murphy to play Marion Barry

Eddie Murphy to play Marion Barry

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Eddie Murphy has signed on to play former Washington Mayor Marion Barry in an HBO movie, a source close to the project told The Hollywood Reporter.
Deal predicted for Marion Barry TV series

Deal predicted for Marion Barry TV series

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A former staffer for Marion Barry says the former Washington mayor's reality series project is still being shopped around to television networks.
D.C. council censures member Marion Barry

D.C. council censures member Marion Barry

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- The District of Columbia Council voted to censure member Marion Barry, take away his chairmanship and refer public corruption allegations to U.S. prosecutors.
Barry probes prompt D.C. ethics code

Barry probes prompt D.C. ethics code

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The investigations of Marion Barry have prompted consideration of the first ethics code for Washington, D.C., city council members, observers say.
Barry's role in funding could be probed

Barry's role in funding could be probed

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- A member of the City Council in Washington wants a broader investigation of former Mayor Marion Barry, who sits on the council.
Barry: No problem with hiring girlfriend

Barry: No problem with hiring girlfriend

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- There's nothing wrong with city officials hiring their girlfriends or boyfriends, Washington City Council member Marion Barry says.
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