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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.

Barry was elected four times as the city's chief executive and was a council member for Washington's 8th ward at the time of his death.

His death was dis...

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Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

Former Washington Mayor Marion Barry is dead, a hospital spokeswoman said early Sunday. He was 78.

Barry was elected four times as the city's chief executive and was a council member for Washington's 8th ward at the time of his death.

His death was dis...

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