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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

American Kidney Fund honors Woodbridge resident with Hero of Hope award

Meshia Adams with her husband, Rodney Adams, who provided the kidney for Meshia's second transplant. When Meshia Adams went to urgent care for a case of strep throat when she was 16, she thought she would come home with antibiotics and be up and running again in a day or two.

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5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Pushing the fashion envelope in Washington

At Virginia's Tysons Galleria, the new Saint Laurent shop, designed by the label's creative director, Hedi Slimane, is 2,400 square feet of subtly lit luxury. The racks are discreetly hung with barely a handful of garments, all celebrating a familiar - and excruciatingly expensive - rock and roll aesthetic for both men and women.

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6 hrs ago | Government Executive

Afghanistan IG Warns Agencies Should Brace for More Scrutiny

Though the U.S. troop presence in Afghanistan is winding down, agencies still have $16 billion in the pipeline that will be spent on infrastructure and local military capabilities for years to come, a watchdog warned. Hence agencies such as the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development had better get used to continuing audits and loud publicity from any waste and fraud, John Sopko, special inspector general for Afghanistan Reconstruction, told an audience at Georgetown University "By December of this year, the president plans to leave just 9,800 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and by the end of 2015 just around 5,000," Sopko said.

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10 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

By MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press WASHINGTON - Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found. As a result, it's unclear whether the law will realize the estimated $8.6 billion in savings over 10 years that the GOP had advertised.

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12 hrs ago | WTVC

Bradley County EMS is Going to Washington

This press release was sent to NewsChannel 9 by Bradley County EMS: "Bradley County EMS is very proactive when it comes to improving standards for the EMS industry. Recently, Stan Clark, who is a veteran paramedic and in charge of public relations at Bradley County EMS, was appointed to the Tennessee Ambulance Service Association Board .

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

The Washington Post

The November Project: Early morning workouts, and a hug or two

Technique really matters to the dedicated Washingtonians who work out with the November Project , a free run club and boot camp - when it comes to hugging, that is. "Your hips have to be in," instructs Janeen Porche, 37. "No church-lady hugs," adds pal Traci Johnson, 46, demonstrating the off-limits style by sticking out her rear end and gently tapping Porche on the shoulders.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Georgetown University student dies of meningitis

Georgetown University student dies of meningitis WASHINGTON -- A Georgetown University student who was treated for meningitis died Tuesday evening. According to the Georgetown Voice, a Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1u3UkSM A prayer service will be held for Andrea Jaime at 7:30pm Tuesday night.

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The Washington Post

Former Arlington man pleads guilty in 22-year-old unsolved murder at Haines Point

A former Arlington man pleaded guilty Tuesday in D.C. Superior Court to the 1992 fatal shooting of a District man who was sitting in his car with his girlfriend at Haines Point Park. Prosecutors were scheduled to begin picking a jury in the trial of Lamont Deshawn Terry, 39, when Terry agreed to plead guilty to one count of second-degree murder in the cold-case robbery and slaying of 27-year-old Chet Hunter Matthews.

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The Washington Post

National Mall flood levee project nears initial testing phase after three year delay

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it plans to test the installation procedures for the new 17th Street flood levee on the National Mall this week or next week. The levee is designed to keep flood waters from flowing north on 17th Street from the Tidal Basin and surging into parts of downtown Washington.

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City Paper

Senate Bill Would Strip NFL of Tax-Exempt Status as Long as the...

Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell announced she plans to introduce legislation this week that would strip the NFL of its federal tax-exempt status if any of the league's team names contain a racial slur. The intended target of the legislation, of course, is the offensively named Washington football team.

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WUSA-TV Washington

DC mom arrested for death of 3-year-old son

A 25-year-old mother was arrested Tuesday for the beating death of her three-year-old son, D.C. police said. Frances Lyles of DC mom arrested for death of 3-year-old son WASHINGTON -- A 25-year-old mother was arrested Tuesday for the beating death of her three-year-old son, D.C. police said.

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The Washington Post

D.C.'s statehood movement gets an inch, takes a proverbial mile on Capitol Hill

Senator Tom Coburn, , left 40 minutes into the hearing after calling the New Columbia statehood act a "distraction." Along the walk underground from the Capitol to the Dirksen Senate Building, you traverse a long, soulless hallway with a mini train track.

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Patch.com

Police Arrest Fugitive Suspect in 3-Year-Old's Slaying

A suspect on the run for a month after being charged with the murder of 3-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb of Washington was arrested Tuesday morning. Prince George's County Police arrested Davon Wallace, 25, of Landover, about 7 p.m. on Jasper Road in Southeast Washington, the department said on its Twitter feed .

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WTOP-FM Washington

Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possible

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee, the first in a series of high-profile Capitol Hill hearings that will measure the president's ability to rally congressional support for President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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Gizmag

Architects envision Washington DC's first elevated park

Four competing teams of architects have unveiled their proposals for what will become the first elevated park in Washington, DC . Measuring roughly the same length as three American Football fields placed end-to-end, the 11th Street Bridge Park project will be built upon the foundations of a former freeway bridge that spans the Anacostia River and serve the communities which lie either side.

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Real Clear Politics

Time for a National Strategic Agenda

If you wanted to distill the dysfunction in Washington down to one simple phrase, you could do a lot worse than this: In Congress, there are plenty of hearings being held and laws being proposed. In government agencies, there are countless programs, initiatives and imperatives.

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The Washington Post

The Daily Show noticed that Lindsey Graham is not a fan of understatement

When Sen. Lindsey Graham went on "Fox News Sunday" this weekend, he spoke about the Obama administration's current plan to fight the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL: "Our strategy will fail yet again. This president needs to rise to the occasion before we all get killed here at home."

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The Hill

Navigating the four pillars of Washington

Washington is an eclectic city. It is a metropolis that is thriving economically and socially.

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The Washington Post

Hundreds will gather to mark the one-year anniversary of the Navy Yard shooting

More than 2,000 people, including top Navy officials and families still in mourning, will gather Tuesday morning at the Washington Navy Yard to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting rampage that killed 12 people inside Building 197. During the ceremony, the name of each person who died Sept.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Isango Ensemble Brings Magical Stagecraft to Mozart's Magic Flute

That may sound like a kitschy lounge record from the early Sixties, but nothing could be further than the truth. If you have not heard the delightful overture to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera THE MAGIC FLUTE played on the warm and percussive marimba then you have not seen the Isango Ensemble's adaptation.

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