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  1. Congress demands answers on securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    The Secret Service is facing even more serious questions about the agency's ability to protect the president after news that a White House intruder made it much farther into the building than previously known. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will be on the hot seat Tuesday morning after lawmakers rejected her request that the hearing be held in a closed, classified forum.

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  2. Lawmakers demand answers from Secret Service chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Examiner

    The Secret Service is facing even more serious questions about the agency's ability to protect the president after news that a White House intruder made it much farther into the building than previously known. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson will be on the hot seat Tuesday morning after lawmakers rejected her request that the hearing be held in a closed, classified forum.

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  3. Woman fatally hit by bus in northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Washington Examiner

    Fairfax County police say the woman was hit late Thursday night at the Huntington Metro station, about 8 miles south of Alexandria. The woman died at the scene.

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  4. White House intruder previously charged with weapons possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Washington Examiner

    The man accused of breaching security and making it inside the White House Friday had two previous encounters with Washington, D.C., police and was arrested in Virginia in July and charged with eluding police and possession of a sniper rifle and a sawed-off shotgun. Police in Wythe County, Va., also said they searched his car and found a map of the area with the White House and the Masonic Temple in Alexandria, Va., separately circled.

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  5. New company running National Guard support programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Washington Examiner

    A program that helps New Hampshire National Guard members and their families won praise from a Defense Department official Monday as it transitions to new management. The 7-year-old program helps individuals and families with suicide prevention, mental health care, employment and housing.

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  6. United Way to accept donations in bitcoin currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Washington Examiner

    United Way Worldwide said Monday that it will accept bitcoin donations for the charity's innovation fund through the San-Francisco-based wallet service Coinbase. The charity will accept donations from a donor's digital wallet with no transaction fees.

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  7. Alexandria, Va., police charge man in 3 deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Washington Examiner

    This booking photo released with the West Virginia Regional Jail & Correctional Facility Authority shows Charles Severance. After a months-long investigation, Alexandria police have charged Severance, a former city resident with a long history of erratic behavior in the shooting deaths of three separate city residents, including one slaying that has been unsolved for more than a decade.

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  8. 1st day of classes brings changes for Va. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Washington Examiner

    About 400,000 Virginia students are heading back to school in the Washington area and will find some changes this year.

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  9. Laying off troops close to retirement isn't keeping faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Some were on combat deployments. Imagine a sweat-drenched, bloodstained officer arriving back on base from a two-day mission to find a pink slip on his bed.

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  10. Police to citizens: Be careful what you tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Police in Washington state are asking the public to stop tweeting during shootings and manhunts to avoid accidentally telling the bad guys what officers are doing.

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  11. Attorney wants $54,000 in fees in gun law disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    An attorney who successfully argued a lawsuit challenging the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside a home or office is asking for a court order requiring the city pay him more than $54,000 for his work.

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  12. Regulators balk at chance to set elver quotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's American Eel Management Board met in Alexandria, Virginia, to vote on recommendations for the fishery, which has grown in volume and value in recent years, but deadlocked without reaching a decision.

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  13. Uber driver arrested for DC sexual assault chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    District of Columbia police say detectives have arrested a man after a woman reported an Uber car service driver had sexually assaulted her.

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  14. Baltimore County rescuers search for body near damRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Baltimore County rescuers are searching for the body of a man who was last seen falling into the waters of Maryland's Pretty Boy Dam.

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  15. Air travel a leap of faith for passengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Airline travel requires passengers to make a leap of faith, entrusting their lives to pilots, airlines, air traffic controllers and others who regulate air travel.

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  16. Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a clusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks.

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  17. Law firms turn to developers to help sell servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Graham is the business development manager for the District of Columbia office of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, the Pittsburgh-based law firm with about 500 attorneys in the United States.

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  18. Sheriff: Benghazi suspect prompts extra securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The sheriff's office in Alexandria, Virginia, says it has increased jail security with the arrival of a Libyan militant charged in the 2012 Benghazi attacks.

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  19. 7 Colombians now facing murder charges in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The Department of Justice says seven Colombians have been extradited to the United States to face charges related to the 2013 stabbing death of a U.S. drug agent in Bogota.

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  20. Jury verdict gives Facebook victory in patent caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Facebook successfully defended itself against a lawsuit that claimed the social media company infringed on patents held by a Dutch programmer who launched a website called "Surfbook" more than a decade ago.

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