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AP WASHINGTON DAYBOOK, Sunday, March 9

GENERAL

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2 a.m. SPRING FORWARD — Daylight Saving Time (United States) begins.

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ALL DAY

March 8 - 11. 2014 NMA COLLOQUIUM — National Colloquium on African American Health on reducing or eliminating "racial and ethnic disparities in health care." http://nmanet.org/index.php?option=com\_content&view=article&id=170&Itemid218

Highlights:

5 p.m. - 9 p.m. The Interim House of Delegates meeting.

Location: Marriott-Metro Center, 775 12th St. NW.

Contacts: healthpolicy@nmanet.org

March 8 - 12. NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITIES CONFERENCE — National League of cities holds their 2014 Congressional City Conference. Keynote Speaker : Gov. Ed Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania, Building America's Future Presentation of Findings, Tech Jobs, Opportunity and Metro Growth: Michael Mandel, Chief Economic Strategist, PPI, Infrastructure Investment and Economic Growth: Diana Carew, Economist, PPI, Investing for Growth: A Mayors Perspective; Chris Coleman, President of the National League of Cities, Mayor of St. Paul; Mick Cornett, Mayor of Oklahoma City; Scott Smith, Mayor of Mesa, Arizona. Moderator: Fawn Johnson, National Journal. http://www.nlc.org/build-skills-and-networks/education-and-training/event-calendar/congressional-city-conference

Location: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Park Rd. Washington.

March 8-9. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. COLOMBIAN VOTERS IN DC - ELECTIONS — Local locations for elections for Colombian Senate, House of Representatives and the Andean Parliament will be held.

Contact: Jennifer Cummings, The Fratelli Group, 1300 Connecticut Ave., Suite 950, 202-822-9491.

Highlights:

Voting at: Bell Multicultural High School, 3101 16th St. NW.

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AFTERNOON

1 p.m. - 4 p.m. INTEL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH — Public Exhibition of Projects: for the Intel Science Talent Search. https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-sts-2014-finalists

Location: National Geographic Society, 1145 17th St. NW.

1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m. WASHINGTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL - ISRAELI ARAB ISSUES — The Washington Jewish Film Festival's fourth annual Community Day of Education on Israeli Arab Issues. http://washingtondcjcc.org/center-for-arts/film/WJFF/24th-wjff/beyond-the-films/communitydayofeducation.html CONTACT: Samantha Friedman, West End Strategy Team Office: (202) 776-7700; cell: 202-215-9260; samantha@westendstrategy.com

Location: DCJCC, 1529 16th Street NW.

Contacts: (202) 518-9400

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EVENING

5 p.m. - 7 p.m. BLACKS IN WAX — The Recreation Wish List Committee (RWLC), in partnership with the Southeast Tennis & Learning Center (SETLC), will host the 8th Annual Blacks in Wax program in honor of Women's History month. Performances will take place in the Hall of States from 5 pm - 6 pm and the vignette will be performed on the Millennium Stage from 6 pm - 7 pm.

Location: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F St. NW.

Contacts: DPR Customer Service (202) 673-7647

John Stokes john.stokes@dc.gov ((202) 288-7275)

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