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  1. Washington Power Brokers Battle for the RooftopsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    A strictly nonpartisan battle is under way among Washington, D.C.'s power brokers and party planners--for rooftops with the best views. Photo: Aaron Clamage WASHINGTON- Jim Ryan stands on the desert-white, neon-lit rooftop of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's headquarters here, admiring the Washington Monument and looking down on the balconies beneath him.

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  2. UConn Men's Basketball signs series with GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The UConn Blog

    Today, the University of Connecticut and Georgetown University announced that the two basketball teams will renew their old Big East rivalry with a home-and-home series in 2016 and 2017. According to a UConn press release, Georgetown is scheduled to come to the XL Center on January 23, 2016.

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  3. Washington Power Brokers Battle for the RooftopsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    A strictly nonpartisan battle is under way among Washington, D.C.'s power brokers and party planners--for rooftops with the best views. Photo: Aaron Clamage WASHINGTON- Jim Ryan stands on the desert-white, neon-lit rooftop of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority's headquarters here, admiring the Washington Monument and looking down on the balconies beneath him.

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  4. Georgetown, UConn Set to Renew Old RivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Big East Coast Bias

    Former Big East rivals Georgetown and UConn look to continue the rivalry that once was by having two future non-conference matchups.

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  5. Marquette Volleyball Weekend Preview: at Creighton & at GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Anonymous Eagle

    ... playing in Omaha. Such is the necessity of the volleyball schedule. It's been five matches since Marquette and Georgetown last tangled, and the Hoyas have gone 2-3. This sounds pretty good relative to how their overall season has gone, but there's a ...

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  6. Police find 'micro cameras' in search of rabbi's Towson University officeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Police searching the Towson University office of a prominent Georgetown rabbi accused of secretly recording women in a ritual bath found a backpack with an assortment of tiny cameras hidden in everyday household objects, including ones embedded in a computer charger, a clock and a tissue box, according to a search warrant filed in a Maryland court. Authorities said they also seized an empty box for a "micro camera" hidden in a key chain, along with flash drives and memory cards - some in freezer bags - capable of holding more than 200,000 images and 25,000 hours of video.

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  7. Your guide to this weekend's fun events in the DMVRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WASH-FM

    ... Advance tickets are required. Georgetown's Fashion Art Design - October 25, 2014, noon 9 p.m. More than 40 Georgetown fashion, art, and design retailers come together to host a day of shopping, entertainment and neighborhood-wide events including ...

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  8. How a Stunned Shul Faces the Alleged Sins of Its RabbiRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Forward

    ... shock that swept across the pews at the small but prominent synagogue in the upscale Washington neighborhood of Georgetown during the long holiday weekend of which Simchat Torah was a part. Freundel, according to the charges connected to his arrest, ...

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  9. He's suffering from Stockholm syndromeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Philly.com

    I WAS ON the road all last week, first in our nation's capital and then in the capital of Sweden, Stockholm and its environs. Interesting place these days, Washington, D.C. It is among the richest U.S. metro areas now, for the simple reason that torrents of grift from the backwash of Wall Street nourish the pathogenic activities of influence peddling the way agar nutrient will cause E. coli to flourish in a Petri dish.

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  10. Dumbarton Oaks Opens New Fellowship HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Harvard Crimson

    Earlier this month, Dumbarton Oaks, a Harvard-owned satellite library and research institution located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., celebrated the opening of its new fellows' housing building, which will serve as the home of more than 20 junior and senior fellows and their families. Previously, fellows were housed about a half-mile away from the main research center of Dumbarton Oaks, which attracts scholars from across the globe through fellowship programs on Pre-Columbian arts, Byzantine studies, and garden and landscape architecture.

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  11. Rabbi Suspended from Towson University Amid Voyeurism AllegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Towson University recently suspended an associate professor after he was accused of voyeurism at a Georgetown synagogue, according to Towson University student newspaper The Towerlight. Now, the university is looking into whether its students may have been victims.

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  12. Weekend Round Up October 23, 2014Read the original story

    Yesterday | The George Towner

    Starting Friday 10/24 and continuing through the weekend students and alumni will have a chance to catch up with old friends and get acquainted with new ones. Some of the events will include: Homecoming Tailgate, The 2014 Mr. Georgetown Pageant and Homecoming Mass at Dahlgren Chapel.

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  13. Freundel Planned to Take More Female Towson Students on TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Baltimore Jewish Times

    A Towson University senior who is taking a class Rabbi Barry Freundel taught prior to his arrest said she and "a couple of other girls" were invited to tour his synagogue. "I had never planned on doing the mikvah, but going to the synagogue sounded like a cool experience," Karen Berry, who is a student in the "Judeo-Christian Perspectives in Medical Ethics" class, said Thursday afternoon outside the classroom.

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  14. West Elm opens new location on 14th StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    ... stores. Now its downtown customers, from modern millennials to downsizing baby boomers, won't have to drive to Georgetown or Tysons Corner to pick up a plaid wool Faribault pillow made in Minnesota or a retro Peggy loveseat, sized to fit in tight ...

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  15. Loyola College of Law to host memorial for judge who issued school-desegregation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Uptown Messenger

    ... Group; Randall L. Kennedy, Harvard Law School; Carol F. Lee, Taconic Capital Advisors; Louis Michael Seidman, Georgetown Law School; and Carol Steiker, Harvard Law School. The events are free and open to the public. Born in New Orleans of humble ...

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  16. Donald Trumpa s approach to Washington: a little nice, a lot blusteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Eric Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and candidate for mayor Muriel Bowser attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Trump International Hotel at the Old Post Office Building in Washington in July.

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  17. Turning point in you life? I will tell you one of mineaRead the original story

    Thursday | GretaWire

    I just read an article where women were talking about turning points in their lives and I looked back at my own life. A significant turning point in my life was getting into Georgetown Law School.

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  18. "Peeping rabbi" took students to his synagogue, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS News

    ... area known as a mikvah, where women immerse themselves during sacred rituals. Dr. Barry Freundel, a prominent Georgetown rabbi, has been accused by several women of planting cameras in the synagogue's ritual shower. A judge... Now, a Towson ...

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  19. The Georgetown setRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Politico

    ... and surprisingly sentimental. One friend called him an "emotional hemophiliac." Newcomers found Joe Alsop's Georgetown salons either "exhilarating" or "terrifying." Dinnertime discussions at the suppers, always animated and alcohol-fueled, sometimes ...

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  20. Herman: In public servants, frugality a virtueRead the original story

    Wednesday | Boston Herald

    Some Massachusetts state officials are spendthrifts when it comes to billing for travel and meals; others are quite frugal, acting as if they're spending their own money. A case in point involves two leaders in the state education system.

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