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12 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Historic ship docks in D.C. for visitors to tour

"We've got a northeast breeze of maybe 10 knots of strength; we have most of our sails set and we're gliding along nicely," reported Captain Jan Miles, in command of the Pride of Baltimore II, as he guided the reproduction of a 19th-century tall ship up the Potomac River.

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Common Dreams

a Uss Liberty's Hero's Passing

It took the U.S. government 42 years after the attack to recognize Halbardier's heroism by awarding him the Silver Star, a delay explained by Washington's determination to downplay Israeli responsibility for the 34 Americans killed and the 174 wounded.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

ABC News

Philadelphia Breach Raises Fresh Questions About Fed Security

A disgruntled ex-cop carrying a loaded gun bypassed metal detectors at a federal building in Philadelphia and entered the FBI 's office there this week after flashing a fake police badge and his inactive ID card, according to sources and court records obtained by ABC News.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Marine News

Today in U.S. Naval History: August 14

Today in U.S. Naval History - August 14 1813 - HMS Pelican captures USS Argus 1886 - SECNAV establishes Naval Gun Factory at Washington Navy Yard 1945 - Japan agrees to surrender; last Japanese ships sunk during World War II For more information about naval history, visit the Naval History and Heritage Command website at history.navy.mil.

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DC Military

Operation Bravo entertains Washington Navy Yard

Sean Crean, director for Navy Small Business, center, reacts as mind-reading performer Kimberly Bornstein, right, reads the serial number off his dollar bill during the Operation Bravo comedy and variety show at the Washington Navy Yard Catering and Conference Center, August 7. Operation Bravo featured the mind-reading act of Kimberly and Jeff ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KSL-TV

Man accused of plotting mass shooting is sentenced

A Utah man accused of plotting a mass shooting at an upscale mall in Salt Lake City was sentenced to three years of probation under mental health court supervision after accepting a plea deal from prosecutors.

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The Daily Caller

FBI And Government Facial Recognition Tech Catch Fugitive On The Run For 14 Years

An F.B.I. evidence response team collects evidence at Building 197 at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., September 18, 2013 in this handout provided by the U.S. Navy.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Sunherald.com

New ID-check system for military installations

Department of Defense spokeswoman Lt. Col. Valerie Henderson said in a statement that the system, called the Identity Matching Engine for Security and Analysis, became functional Friday.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

The Yards park gets wet, wild at adult water party

In a parking lot sandwiched between the Washington Navy Yard and Nationals Park, guys in swimsuits and gals in bikinis frolicked in wading pools, swooshed down a gigantic inflatable water slide, and slurped summery drinks from a Tiki Bar by Bluejacket.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

TechNewsWorld

Cyberspies Help Themselves to DHS Contractor's Data

"It gives them an attack vector with a good chance of succeeding because they have sensitive information that gives them credibility," noted CyberArk's Andrey Dulkin.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

DC Military

Know the rules to cycle safely

As more commuters choose to ride bicycles to work and for recreation, knowing and following the rules of the road becomes important for cyclists to safely share the road with drivers, especially in congested traffic areas such as Washington, D.C. With more cyclists and motorists sharing the roads and streets, knowing and obeying traffic laws ... (more)

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

CBS News

Security breach could expose personal information of DHS employees

The FBI is investigating a cybersecurity breach that could have exposed the confidential information of employees with the Department of Homeland Security, a DHS spokesman confirmed to CBS News.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

NBC Washington

Union Official: Police Shortage at D.C.-Area Naval Facilities

The Washington Navy Yard is suffering security vulnerabilities because of a shortage of police officers on the base, a union official said.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Obama's day: A happy birthday

President Obama turns 53 years old Monday, and celebrates in part with a light public schedule.

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Government Executive

Getting on Military Bases Is About to Involve FBI Background Checks

Members of the defense community, starting this Friday, automatically will be screened against the FBI's criminal database when they try entering military installations and pulled aside if the system shows an arrest, felony or outstanding warrant.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

San Diego NewsCape

Chaplains and RPs integral to fleet readiness

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert joined nearly 100 senior chaplains and Religious Program Specialists gathered for the Chaplain Corps 2014 Strategic Leadership Symposium at the Washington Navy Yard today.

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DC Military

NDW expanding options for personal electric vehicle use

As the use of electric vehicles is on the rise across the country and within the military, the Navy is exploring options for expanding installation of electric vehicle charging stations not only for official use, but for personal vehicles as well.

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National Review Online

Caroline Craddock: Sloppy Security at DOD

That hasn't stopped the Department of Defense from granting security clearances to over 80,000 employees who collectively owed the IRS over $730 million in back taxes, according to a Last spring, the Edward Snowden scandal made it clear what one errant or ill-intentioned employee is capable of achieving.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Navy Times

Report: Navy Yard response slowed by closed systems

Emergency calls made to an internal Navy security system during last year's Washington Navy Yard shooting never reached the Washington, D.C., police department - one of several issues that weakened law enforcement's ability to respond to the incident, according to a new report.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

Teacher who survived Sandy Hook has book deal

SEPTEMBER 18: Kyra Murray holds a photo with victims of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol calling for gun reform legislation and marking the 9 month anniversary of the shooting September 18, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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