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3 hrs ago | KION 46

Jury deliberating on ex-Blackwater workers

Ali Abdul Razzaq's life in Iraq was still getting started when a bullet to the head killed the 9-year-old.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Washington DC, Life, Self Defense

6 hrs ago | Baltimore News

Report issued on DC girl's disappearance

A review of District of Columbia government interactions with the family of a missing 8-year-old girl has recommended more than two dozen policy changes but concluded that none of those reforms would have prevented her disappearance.

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11 hrs ago | Mortgage News Daily

Eleven States Set New Home Price Peaks

Home prices increased continued in July and those increases continue to be broad-based CoreLogic said on Tuesday.

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16 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Report: 21 states don't meet emergency standards for kids

Dropping your child off at day care or seeing them onto the school bus can be difficult - but what are your plans if the unthinkable happens? Report: 21 states don't meet emergency standards for kids Dropping your child off at day care or seeing them onto the school bus can be difficult - but what are your plans if the unthinkable happens? Check ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Washington DC

19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Chris Brown to appear in DC court for plea hearing on assault charge from hotel fight

Singer Chris Brown is expected to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Washington DC, Entertainment

19 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

This June 25, 2014 file photo shows singer Chris Brown arriving at the D.C. Superior Court in Washington.

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19 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily

The Core of the problem

The Common Core, a set of standards for teaching methods and assessment of knowledge in primary education, was adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia when it was created in 2010.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Mary Fallin

Mon Sep 01, 2014

News 4 Jax

More Americans working more hours

WE'LL TELL YOU MORE ABOUT THIS TECHNOLOGY AND WHAT IS COMING UP NEXT. ACCORDING TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S WEBSITE THE IDEA OF LABOR HAS BEEN AROUND FOR MORE THAN A CURRENTER.

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Examiner.com

Obama and brother named in RICO complaint

Last Thursday, Attorney Larry Klayman , founder of Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, filed a RICO complaint in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, naming President Barack Obama , his half-brother Malik Obama , Secretary of State John Kerry, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and HAMAS as the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Washington DC, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Israel, World News, Middle East

The Wichita Eagle

Follow other states' lead on Medicaid expansion

Pennsylvania became the ninth state led by a Republican governor to expand Medicaid.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Washington DC, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, Kansas, US Senate, Republican, US Governors

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Power Line

Which States Are the Richest? The Answer May Surprise You

It has long been obvious that it takes a lot of money to live in New York or San Francisco, while you can get along on much less in, say, Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Washington DC

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

Small fires force DC hotel guests to relocate

Guests at a large Washington hotel were forced to evacuate their rooms overnight and sleep in ballrooms and other areas of the hotel due to a series of small fires.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

DC mayoral candidates must overcome voter apathy

On Nov. 4, District of Columbia residents will elect the seventh mayor in the city's history.

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Evening Sun

Army vet pleads guilty to arms export violations

A former U.S. Army officer who operated a business in Portland selling military-grade weapons parts and accessories pleaded guilty Friday to arms export violations and mishandling classified documents.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Washington DC, e-dialog

Brandon Sun

Chris Brown to appear in DC court for plea hearing on assault charge from hotel fight

Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, Washington DC

SFGate

7 Surprising Ways Your Company Can Still Discriminate Against You

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Washington DC, Transgender

Patch.com

Police on Lookout for Aggressive Driving in Maryland, DC

Maryland Transportation Authority Police will target aggressive drivers in Maryland and the District of Columbia from Sunday, Aug. 31, through Saturday, Sept.

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Phillymag.com

Corbett Expands Medicad to 300,000 People

Pennsylvania would be the 27th state to participate in Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, and Gov. Tom Corbett would be the ninth Republican governor to sign on.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Medicaid, Health, Washington DC, US Governors, Tom Corbett

US News & World Report

Florida Teachers, Parents Sue State Over School Voucher Tax Credit

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a Republican, said the lawsuit challenging Florida's tax credit voucher program, which he established as governor in 2001, is an "attack on parental choice."

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Education, School Vouchers, Washington DC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Cleveland.com

Pay raise for judges? Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor says issue needs to be addressed

Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor said Thursday it's time for the state to have a serious conversation about giving judges a raise.

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