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  1. Security SweepRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Despitea SRabbi Barry Freundel's alleged crime, the National Capital Mikvah did not close and remains fully operational. Washington, D.C.-area mikvahs are grappling with security concerns in the aftermath of Rabbi Barry Freundel's highly publicized arrest on voyeurism charges.

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  2. Fed Can Force Breakup of Banks Failing to End MisdeedsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... the ability of banks to return capital to shareholders." Mayo and Karen Shaw Petrou, managing partner of Washington- based research firm Federal Financial Analytics Inc., said the Fed also has wide discretion for action under its authority to ensure ...

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  3. Abinanti Opposes New York's Appeal Of EPA Loan DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Pleasantville Daily Voice

    ... rejected most of the proposed loan. New York State officials had a month to appeal the decision and hired a major Washington, D.C. law firm to do so. "Not only is this a waste of time, but it is a waste of money," Abinanti, who represents the ...

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  4. Rabbi accused of spying on women took students to his mikvahRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Religion News Service

    WASHINGTON New allegations against a prominent Washington rabbi involve him bringing students from his class at a Maryland university to his synagogue's ritual bath, the same place where prosecutors say he spied on naked congregants. Prosecutors charged Rabbi Barry Freundel on Oct. 14 with spying on six women at Kesher Israel synagogue, which he has led since 1989.

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  5. So, just how rich is Congress? Richer than you.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... into the sky. Well, actually, it would fall over and all the bills would blow away and lots of people in Washington would have a fun afternoon, but you get the point. How does this wealth compare to the rest of the United States? Thankfully, the ...

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  6. Netflix meets Capitol Hill in panel discussionAleena KarediyaStudents ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Chronicle

    ... of Underwood-he's corrupt and conniving, yet charming. The bottom line is that we need need a Frank Underwood in Washington," he said. "I long for the days of ["House of Cards" protagonist] Frank Underwoods in Congress-the Lyndon B. Johnsons and the ...

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  7. Meet an at-large D.C. Council candidate: Courtney R. SnowdenRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Voters will elect two at-large D.C. Council members on Nov. 4, and 15 candidates are vying for the two spots. These are their stories , edited for length and clarity.

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  8. Driving Mr. BradleeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... Take 15th and cut across Rock Creek Park. Let's go, Ace!" Benjamin C. Bradlee, who was executive editor of The Washington Post during the Watergate era. Here he is at his home in Washington. Much has already been written by people who loved, lived, ...

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  9. Blackwater Guard Found Guilty of Murder in Iraq ShootingRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... Al Rubia'y, a medical student who was driving toward the guards in Baghdad's Nisour Square. A federal jury in Washington announced the verdicts after deliberating since Sept. 2, following a 10-week trial. The guards, who were hired to protect State ...

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  10. William Kennedy Smith is in an ANC dogfightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The world's most intriguing advisory neighborhood neighborhood commission race played out in a 200-square-foot room in the Watergate complex Tuesday evening. The only scheduled forum in ANC race 2A04 - pitting lawyer Thomas B. Martin against physician and business executive William K. Smith, the "K" being for Kennedy - covered the expected ground for a Foggy Bottom civic event: schools, sidewalk repair, the homeless, relations with George Washington University.

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  11. How can we plan for commutinga s Futurama?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... that enables cars to perceive traffic lights, pedestrians and other cars on the road. (Meena Ganesan/The Washington Post) Post transportation reporter Ashley Halsey III writes that there's a quiver in the voices of many experts when the talk about ...

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  12. Congress vs. Obama on IranRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... how toxic the issue has become on Capitol Hill, where antipathy toward Iran is one of the few unifiers left in Washington." (If it meant she would stop meeting with Iran, there might be some Republicans willing to allow her to "fail up.") Concern is ...

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  13. Loudoun County Needs Your Help Naming Its Metro StationsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | City Paper

    ... One of the county's three stations, the one Washingtonians are most looking forward to, already has a name: Washington Dulles International Airport. But for the other two, Loudoun needs your help. Metro policy requires station names to be "relevant" ...

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  14. Congressional Cemetery: A place for all soulsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... John Philip Sousa. In other words, Congressional Cemetery is a resting place for the dead, but it is also one of Washington's liveliest historic sites. To serve the needs of a growing capital, Washington Parish Burial Ground was established in 1807 ...

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  15. Ex-NFL QB, CBS Sports analyst is new Feline Football League commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Ex-NFL QB, CBS Sports analyst is new Feline Football League commissioner WASHINGTON -- Former NFL quarterback and CBS Sports studio analyst Boomer Esiason has been named the commissioner of the Feline Football Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1tL5DUk NFL Commentator Boomer Esiason attends the Samsung Hope For Children Gala 2014 on June 10, 2014 in New York City. WASHINGTON -- Former NFL quarterback and CBS Sports studio analyst Boomer Esiason has been named the commissioner of the Feline Football League.

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  16. Did Ed Gillespie dance with a dictator?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    This ad from Sen. Mark Warner attacks the lobbying career of his Republican challenger, Ed Gillespie. Ed Gillespie, the Republican challenger to Sen. Mark Warner, has long been a fixture in Washington, first as a Capitol Hill aide, then as a lobbyist in a firm he founded with a Democratic heavyweight, Jack Quinn.

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  17. Council's New Bill to Boost SmokingRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute

    ... the same category as smoking. Jeff Stier is a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Public Policy Research in Washington, D.C., and heads its Risk Analysis Division. Mr. Stier is a frequent guest on CNBC, and has addressed health policy on CNN, ...

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  18. 1776 names winners in D.C. phase of Challenge CupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Four start-ups were chosen Tuesday night to represent Washington in the second annual Challenge Cup , a global pitch competition that brings together companies with ideas for improving education, energy, health and cities. Thirty-seven entrepreneurs took to the stage Tuesday night at District start-up hub 1776, which organizes the annual contest, to present business ventures that ranged from treadmill desks to recycling data analytics to homework help for parents.

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  19. Someone Has Built the Ultimate 1950s Fantasy Vehicle All Over AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org

    I wouldn't even bring it up except a flying car salesman was the man of the hour at an otherwise serious daylong forum on transportation issues yesterday sponsored by the Washington Post. The flying car in question was parked outside the building, blocking a bike lane on 14th Street.

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  20. Hyattsville arts studio, pizzeria partnership can move forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    The Prince George's County Council decided to ”give pizza a chance,” allowing a Mount Rainier arts nonprofit to move forward with plans to partner with a Washington, D.C.-based brick oven pizzeria. Barbara Johnson, founder and executive director of Mount Rainier art studio Art Works Now, said plans to relocate to Hyattsville along with a new Pizzeria Paradisio restaurant can move forward, following a County Council decision Monday afternoon.

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