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Clinique Fresh Faces Tour Stops in Foggy Bottom at The George Washington University

This Foggy Bottom/GWU story comes to us from Kirsten Steglich:

Clinique, the number one prestige cosmetics brand in the United States, and Teen Vogue, the leading teen fashion magazine, are launching the second annual Clinique Fresh Faces Tour today.  The 13-city tour will travel to college campuses and select Nordstrom locations from September 14th through November 9th to inspire young women interested in fashion, beauty and publishing careers and educate them about how to break into these desirable industries. 

On September 22nd, the Clinique Fresh Faces Tour in association with Teen Vogue will stop at the George Washington University and deliver a unique beauty experience while educating young women on how to get started in a related field.

Chancellor Rhee On Oprah

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA)-- DC school chancellor Michelle Rhee took her education reform efforts to Oprah on Monday.

Rhee's appearance was on the Oprah Show was in conjunction with her star role in the film "Waiting for Superman", a documentary about the poor state of education in the country's public schools.

The taping occured before the September 14 Primary in which her boss Mayor Adrian Fenty lost to DC Council Chairman Vincent Gray.

Rhee has said she couldn't work for Gray. He says he wants a Chancellor who gets along with people.

The two could meet as early as this week.

Written by Bruce Johnson
9NEWS NOW & wusa9.com

Shoppers score big at District Sample Sale plus Capital Breast Care Center's 'Day of Beauty'

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)-- Oh My GOFF! Angie Goff reports on Fall 2010 District Sample Sale and a 'Day of Beauty' hosted by Capital Breast Care Center

PHOTOS: District Sample Sale 2010 gallery

District Sample Sale Proves That Fashion and Charity Go Hand In Hand

Last night, Georgetown's M Street was abuzz as hundreds of fashionable women—from up and down the east coast—attended the District Sample Sale. The event is hosted twice-annually by the District Sample Sale Foundation, which was founded by Real Housewives of D.C. star Mary Schmidt Amons, Shannon Haley, Liberty Jones, Barbara Martin and Jayne Sandman. Prior to this eighth installment of the Sale, the Foundation had raised over $187,000 for local charities.

Fenty Says This Is Likely His Last Election

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) -- Mayor Adrian Fenty called Vincent Gray to concede and promised to work with him on the general election and the transition.

But the defeated mayor declined to look back much on how he lost -- or offer much insight on what he does next.
 
Fenty is not yet 40, and he's spent half his adult life in public service. He says he has no other job offers at this point, but insists he'll keep charging ahead for the next 106 days that he's Mayor of the District of Columbia.

By the time he finally conceded only the hard core supporters had the energy to come back to his campaign headquarters. "It's very probable that I would not be in elected office again. No one can predict the future, but I feel I've had my turn," he said.

Actor Attacking High School Drop Out Rate

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) -- There was a buzz at the Boys and Girls Club in Southeast. "I think it was pretty inspirational."

The kids saw Denzel Washington at the National Press Club Wednesday, adding his star power to the Boys and Girls Club of America's new campaign attacking the high school drop out rate. Only 69% of American teenagers finish high school compared to the club's 90% graduation rate.

"We need more programs like The Boys and Girls Club when our children are out of school," said Washington, "we need every American to do his or her part."

The actor, who has been the national spokesman for 18 years, said the club shaped him as a child. "He said young man with the smarts you have you can do anything you want to do and it was maybe a small thing to say but I never forgot it. I'm 55 years old and I never forgot it." Another famous alum threw her support behind the cause.

Will Gray Keep Rhee? Some Council Members Hope So

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) -- DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is in limbo after a primary mayoral election that cost her chief benefactor his job and essentially gave it, instead, to a nominee who has refused to say if he wants her to keep her position.

Democratic Mayoral Nominee Vincent Gray ducked the question again Wednesday, telling 9News Now's Bruce Johnson that he will announce no personnel decisions until after the general election in November.

As the Democratic nominee, Gray is virtually assured of election in November. Republicans are not fielding a candidate.

He said he phoned Rhee on Wednesday to talk abut said he was unable to reach her. "We will talk," he said.

City Councilman Tommy Wells wants Rhee to stay.