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  1. Dining and wining on New Year's Eve in WashingtonRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... per person, including a champagne toast at midnight. Rack of lamb and Snickers crumble are on the menu. Above Georgetown in Glover Park, Slate Wine Bar & Bistro (2404 Wisconsin Ave.NW, 202-333-4304) is also offering two seatings on December 31. A ...

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  2. D.C. has passed sea level rise 'tipping point,' more cities to follow: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Mashable

    Major U.S. coastal cities, including Washington, D.C. and Wilmington, North Carolina, have already slipped past a sea level rise-related "tipping point," and into a new era of increasingly common and damaging coastal flooding events, a new study found. Other cities along the East and Gulf Coasts are following close behind, with the majority of coastal areas in the U.S. expected to see 30 or more days of "nuisance-level flooding" each year by 2050, regardless of how significantly countries cut emissions of the greenhouse gases that are causing global warming, according to the study.

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  3. If Everyone Does a Little, No One Has to Do a LotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    ... could tell the story of what really matters in Washington better than a roomful of Beltway insiders at a Georgetown dinner party. In our cluttered little downtown DC office, we're still doing what we have done for over forty years, and what fewer ...

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  4. Troubled By Grand Jury Verdicts, Students Request More Time For ExamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... administrators this month, asking that students be allowed to delay their exams. Students at Harvard, Yale and Georgetown law schools did the same at their institutions. "I know several people [for whom] that was very, very helpful to them, just the ...

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  5. 'Salad Days,' Comprehensive Doc on Washington, D.C.'s Hardcore Scene, Gets a Hometown PremiereRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    ... scene in general, is featured prominently. Early on he describes the profound impact seeing The Cramps play at Georgetown University had on him -- which included singer Lux Interior vomiting, leaving the stage and returning to play. "That was it," ...

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  6. Georgetown Family Holiday TraditionsRead the original story

    Friday | The George Towner

    We asked a few Georgetown families to talk about what they love to do around Christmas or Hanukkah, and what it means to them. The village is quieter, easier to traverse - all the better to appreciate all that you and yours have.

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  7. Where We Live: In Foggy Bottom, young and old coexist amid the landmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... run into one another in the ground-floor coffee shop and eateries and venture into historic Foggy Bottom or Georgetown when they want to experience some city bustle. Besides the architecture, the location and the Potomac views, there's one more ...

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  8. Here's what Howard Hughes plans to do with the Columbia office buildings it just boughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    The six-building office building portfolio that Howard Hughes Corp. acquired from General Growth Properties Inc. will include retail redevelopment. Howard Hughes Corp. plans to redevelop the six-building office portfolio it acquired from General Growth Properties Inc. this week to include storefront retail and chef-driven restaurants.

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  9. 49ers Top Appalachian State At Home, 75-65Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Charlotte 49ers

    ... a 21-9 edge in second chance points. The 49ers return to action on Saturday traveling to Washington D.C. to face Georgetown at the Verizon Wireless Center.

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  10. Freundel-related lawsuit adds RCA as defendantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of Israel

    A lawsuit arising out of allegations of voyeurism at a Washington DC ritual bath added the Rabbinical Council of America as a defendant. The lawsuit, filed earlier this month by a third-year student at Georgetown University's law school, initially named as defendants Rabbi Barry Freundel's Washington synagogue, Kesher Israel, the adjacent mikvah and her own law school for allowing Freundel's alleged misdeeds to go unchecked.

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  11. Orthodox Rabbinic Group Sued in Barry Freundel Mikveh Peeping CaseRead the original story

    Thursday | Forward

    A lawsuit arising out of allegations of voyeurism at a Washington D.C. ritual bath added the Rabbinical Council of America as a defendant. The lawsuit, filed earlier this month by a third-year student at Georgetown University's law school, initially named as defendants Rabbi Barry Freundel's Washington synagogue, Kesher Israel, the adjacent mikvah and her own law school for allowing Freundel's alleged misdeeds to go unchecked.

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  12. More women come forward against Georgetown rabbiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WUSA-TV Washington

    More women come forward against Georgetown rabbi More women are coming forward and accusing Rabbi Barry Freundel of videotaping them. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/16wZ3H8 WASHINGTON -- More women are coming forward and accusing Georgetown Rabbi Barry Freundel of possibly videotaping them as they disrobed for a Jewish ritual bath called a mikvah. 1 comment

  13. 2 Women Add Their Names To Lawsuit Involving RabbiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | CBS Local

    ... seeks class action status. On Thursday, two women joined the lawsuit, which was originally filed on behalf of a Georgetown University law student. The rabbi the women say they were exploited by, Barry Freundel, was arrested in October and is charged ...

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  14. Could Nobu Be Coming to West End?Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The George Towner

    If Washington, D.C., has indeed become a hub for top-notch restaurants, the D.C. arrival of Nobu, one of the world's top Japanese restaurants, would highlight that distinction. While it remains only a possibility, a source told the Washington Business Journal last week that Nobu is in talks for a West End space at 2501 M St. NW., two blocks east of Georgetown.

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  15. GBA Elects New Officers, Celebrates at Ukrainian EmbassyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | The George Towner

    ... members. Ukrainians at the embassy, Baranetskyi said, consider themselves "part of the European family and the Georgetown family." Outgoing GBA president Riyad Said said membership in the business networking and advocacy non-profit has grown 25 ...

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  16. Gift Guide 5: Last-minute gemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Washington Blade

    ... soap, shower gel and a snowman shower jelly for $29.45. Moleskine (3029 M St., N.W.) has a pop-up shop in Georgetown until January when its owners will look for a more permanent location. The Italian company sells planners, journals, writing ...

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  17. How the Lawyers Have Heart 10K WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | How Stuff Works

    Working with the Washington, D.C., legal community, the Lawyers Have Heart 10K is just one way the American Heart Association is working to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease. For two decades the legal community in Washington, D.C., and the American Heart Association have teamed up to raise awareness of stroke and heart disease through the Lawyers Have Heart 10K .

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  18. Roadside Development: A Different Kind of Commercial Real EstateRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The George Towner

    One of the biggest names in Washington, D.C., real estate, Roadside Development was established 17 years ago by Smithy Braedon alums Richard Lake and Armond Spikell, who recruited longtime client Todd Weiss to join them. All three are well acquainted with the D.C. metro area.

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  19. Orphan receptor proteins deliver 2 knock-out punches to glioblastoma cellsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Science, Industry and Business

    Two related proteins exert a lethal double whammy effect against glioblastoma cells when activated with a small molecule, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. The scientists say when activated, one protein, called the short form, stops glioblastoma cells from replicating their DNA, and the other, called the long form, prevents cell division if the DNA has already been replicated, explains Rebecca Riggins, PhD, assistant professor of oncology at Georgetown Lombardi.

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  20. After Eric Garner's killer, Jimmy Mubenga's killers get impunityRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Dear Kitty

    "Many high-profile NBA players have shown their sympathy for the late Eric Garner by wearing "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts prior to recent games. On Wednesday night, the Georgetown Hoyas became the first college team to join the movement by wearing "I Can't Breathe" T-shirts prior to their home game against Kansas.

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