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  1. How would you interpret this sign?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    Some people joke that you need a PhD to interpret many parking signs in Washington D.C., especially around churches with services on Sundays. In one Georgetown neighborhood block, the signs are very confusing.

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  2. Lionel Messi in DC: Track our searchRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    The world's biggest soccer player is in the nation's capital on Friday and we're trying to find him Lionel Messi in DC: Track our search -- The world's biggest soccer player is in the nation's capital on Friday and we're trying to find him Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1bCohX0 Lionel Messi arrives for a training session of the Argentinian national team at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, on March 24, 2015 ahead of a friendly match against El Salvador WASHINGTON -- The world's biggest soccer player is in the nation's capital on Friday and we're trying to find him. Friday afternoon, scores of people were waiting outside the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Northwest D.C. for a chance to see Lionel Messi.

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  3. Harry Reid's complicated legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CNN

    ... air to his imposing image. A private man, Reid works long hours and late nights, and is famed for staying in a Georgetown hotel when he is in Washington, and recently relocated his permanent base from his boyhood hometown to Las Vegas. But despite ...

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  4. Colleges hit the road for spring 2015 FairsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Once 2015 decisions are signed, sealed, and delivered, admissions staff will hardly have a moment to catch a breath before they're expected to hit the road again for college fairs scheduled in every corner of the county. Scheduled for Thursday, April 23, 2015, the AACS Annual College Fair is open to the public and all students.

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  5. Dr. Mitchell Spellman's accomplished life rooted in local soilRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Town Talk

    ... letter of sympathy to his widow, Olivia. One of six eulogies at his funeral was given by John J. "Jack" DeGioia, Georgetown University's first lay president and the school's longest serving president. This is a copy of the letter President Obama ...

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  6. These States Have the Most Jobs For College GradsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Time

    New college grads looking for work online have the best shot at getting jobs in Massachusetts and Delaware, a new study finds. Since as many as 90% of jobs that require a bachelor's degree or higher are advertised online, Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce took a comprehensive look at online job listings around the country to figure out where the jobs are, along with what types of jobs they are.

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  7. Historic preservation lecture Friday night: on the DC permitting...Read the original story

    Thursday | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    ... as a result of a decision by the Mayor's Agent. Photo by R. Lopez from Curbed DC . William King, a student at Georgetown Law School and winner of the first Dick Wolf Memorial Lecture prize, will suggest a modification of DC's Historic Preservation ...

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  8. Lorenzo Thomas: Delaware's obscure general officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Coastal Point

    History has taken note of a number of Delawareans who served with distinction in military command roles during the Civil War. They include Samuel DuPont and John Gillis in the Union navy, while Alfred Torbert, Henry Lockwood, Thomas Smyth, James Wilson and George Sykes were high-ranking officers in the Union army.

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  9. 5Streetcar fatigue: It's crashed, it's burned, and we're sick of talking about itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Gabe Klein, former District Department of Transportation chief under mayor Adrian Fenty, is an advocate for completing the D.C. Streetcar network, whose test line on H Street Northeast has been troubled. "I totally understand the fatigue," he says.

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  10. Weekend Getaway: Georgetown to Harper's Ferry on two wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Examiner.com

    ... Ferry is best made by dusting off your bike and making the 5 hour trip on two wheels. The C&O trail connects Georgetown directly to the historical Harper's Ferry town center. The ride is flat and fast and can be completed in 5 to 6 hours at a ...

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  11. After a decade of strife, D.C. is feeling the streetcar burnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Gabe Klein, former District Department of Transportation chief under mayor Adrian Fenty, is an advocate for completing the D.C. Streetcar network, whose test line on H Street Northeast has been troubled. "I totally understand the fatigue," he says.

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  12. Warby Parker also coming to GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    ... lease at 3225 M St. NW, according to John Asadoorian , the broker who represented Warby Parker in the deal. The Georgetown location could open by this fall. Warby Parker will open its Shaw store in The Shay apartments at 8th Street and Florida ...

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  13. AACR honors scientific work and mentorship of Dr. Lucile Adams-CampbRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | EurekAlert!

    Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD, professor of oncology, associate director of minority health and disparities research, and associate dean of community health and outreach at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C., is being honored with the 10th annual American Association for Cancer Research Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship at the AACR Annual Meeting 2015, to be held in Philadelphia, April 18-22.

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  14. SoulCycle on Wisconsin AvenueRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The George Towner

    The trendy spin studio SoulCycle will take over a former Georgetown restaurant and hookah bar later this year. The company has been growing in and around D.C. over the past few months, most recently opening locations in the West End in 2014 and Bethesda earlier this year.

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  15. O O U O U...O O O O O2 O1U URead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    A group of 11 students who took part in the award winning co-curricular program at Georgetown University in Qatar called Zones of Peace, Zones of Conflict , recently returned from their U.S.-bound trip where they visited Dearborn, Michigan and Washington, D.C. The focus of this learning trip was for the students to examine the complexities revolving around the core issues affecting Muslims living in the U.S. post 9/11 and post emergence of ISIS.

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  16. DC area college teams take beating in first weekend of NCAA postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    ... NCAA Tournament saw modest victories for local teams followed by season ending defeats. Virginia, Maryland, and Georgetown all won their first games of the tournament to lose in their second game. On Friday the 20th, #2 seed Virginia defeated #15 ...

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  17. Messi, Argentina attend Wizards-Pacers game in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    After helping Barcelona to prize a Clasico win from Real Madrid a few days ago, Lionel Messi joined the rest of the Argentina national team in Washington D. C. at Georgetown get some training in ahead of their Saturday matchup with El Salvador at Fedex Field in Landover. So Messi and AFA -Seleccion Argentina came to visit and train at Georgetown as guests of the Men's football team.

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  18. Recruiting Roundup! Diakite plans a visit, and a key football target will decide soon.Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Streaking The Lawn

    Welcome to another edition of Recruiting Roundup! Today, we will check in on Mamadi Diakite, and preview five-star cornerback Levonta Taylor's upcoming decision. Blue Ridge big man Mamadi Diakite turned heads over the weekend at the Virginia top 80 event.

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  19. Opening Alert: Georgetown Gets a Steak Frites Restaurant TomorrowRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Eater

    The owners of the new Maxime are pushing "La Formule," a $19.95 meal with bread, salad, steak and frites. Steak frites place Maxime is opening in Georgetown on Thursday in what was the Rialto space, the Washingtonian reports.

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  20. Fear and loathing at the D.C. DMVRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    ... to re-take the driving test-both written and physical-just like I did when I was 16. Even so, I arrived at the Georgetown DMV that first day-yes, there were multiple days-with a naive sense of optimism. There were only about 20 other customers, all ...

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