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  1. Jim Graham served four terms in the D.C. Council. Now, he promotes all-nude stripper nights.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    Former D.C. councilman Jim Graham poses for a photo with a male dancer known as Playboy on ladies' night at The House nightclub in Washington. After 16 years representing Ward 1, Graham has started a new venture as an event coordinator.

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  2. Manhole explosion in Columbia Heights; no injuries are reportedRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    An explosion reportedly blew a manhole cover from 14th Street Wednesday evening, forcing D.C. authorities to shut down two blocks of southbound traffic in Columbia Heights, D.C. police officials said. The incident happened between Euclid and Clifton streets about 6:15 p.m., D.C. police tweeted.

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  3. Looking back at the long-dormant Maryland-Georgetown hoops rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    Maryland's Juan Dixon steals the ball from Georgetown's Anthony Perry during the 2001 NCAA tournament. For the first time since 1978-79, Maryland and Georgetown will meet in consecutive years during the regular season as part of a home-and-home series announced Wednesday .

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  4. Ivanka Trump and Muriel Bowser grab lunch together in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    Hey isn't thata Ivanka Trump , the legacy businesswoman currently waving the magic wand that will transform the Old Post Office building into a luxury hotel, having a power lunch with D.C.'s Mayor Muriel Bowser on Wednesday at the Palm. A tipster tells us that Trump and Bowser, who we last spied attending the "topping off" ceremony at another famous Washington hotel, "both had a lot of heads turning."

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  5. Kelly: Get your motor runningRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    My ode Monday to old or interesting cars lounging - or languishing - on the street inspired many readers to share their stories. Morton Werber of Gaithersburg, Md., said that in the late 1940s, he looked forward to walking past the Jack Pry dealership at 14th and P streets NW.

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  6. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    Ruth L. Wells, 96, a library assistant who retired in 1979 from the staff of Montgomery College in Rockville, died March 30 at a son's home in Greenbelt, Md. The cause was cerebrovascular disease, said a daughter-in-law, Beth Baker.

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  7. Mitch McConnell gooses Capitol Hill debate on NSA surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , left, and Sen. John Cornyn prepare to speak to reporters at the U.S. Capitol on March 10 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The appearances could hardly be more eyebrow-raising: Late Tuesday, with the Senate still in session after 9 p.m. trying to hash out a series of upcoming votes on closely watched anti-sex-trafficking legislation, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell paved the way for action on a five-year renewal of the federal government's ability to collect phone data on a massive scale - one of the most controversial programs revealed by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.

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  8. D.C. break dancing school to host Rock the Box Breakin' TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    "I started the school mainly as a private practice space for myself," Castillo said recently, while a group of pre-teen boys warmed up behind him. "But what ended up happening was people would come and ask me if I taught classes.

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  9. Mr. Hughes goes to WashingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    Capitol Hill police and others lift a gyrocopter that landed on the Capitol lawn on April 15. When postal worker Doug Hughes - otherwise known as the gyrocopter dude - landed his gizmo on the West Lawn of the Capitol, he wasn't worried about being shot down, he says. He must be a believer in miracles because he might have been shot down - and probably should have been.

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  10. Maryland basketball to host Georgetown in Gavitt Tipoff Games on Nov. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    The Maryland men's basketball team will host Georgetown at Xfinity Center on Nov. 17 as part of the inaugural Gavitt Tipoff games, officials announced Wednesday, which mark the first time the longtime rivals have met in the Washington area since 1993. Time and television details will be announced at a later date for the Gavitt Games, which will feature matchups between members of the Big Ten and Big East Conferences.

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  11. Prominent D.C. lobbyist is mayor's pick for Events D.C. chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    A prominent D.C. lobbyist, who most recently lobbied the D.C. Council on behalf of a controversial health-care giant, is Mayor Muriel E. Bowser's pick to chair the board of the Washington Convention and Sports Authority . Max Brown, chief executive of Group 360, a Washington-based lobbying firm that "provides advocacy and strategy services to Fortune 500 corporations" among others, according to Brown's rA sumA , testified Wednesday during a D.C. Council roundtable.

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  12. home salesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    These sales data, recorded by the D.C. Office of Tax and Revenue, were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales .

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  13. Speeding up, slowing down, is there a method to madness of D.C. drivers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    A speed camera is seen in a neighborhood along MacArthur Boulevard in Northwest Washington. The tourists are in full blossom this spring, and they probably think D.C. drivers are crazy because they seem to speed up and slow down for no apparent reason.

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  14. 5Congressman proudly packs a patriotic AR-15 in his Capitol Hill officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    Nothing says friendly politics like two grinning congressmen holding a flag-painted AR-15 together. Rep. Ken Buck tweeted a photo earlier this month of himself and Rep. Trey Gowdy posing with the popular rifle - which is illegal to carry under local D.C. law.

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  15. The first bloom of compromise on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    AN AGREEMENT Tuesday on a bill to help victims of human trafficking may herald a period of unaccustomed productivity in the Senate. The desire of the new Republican majority for legislative accomplishment appears to be aligning with President Obama's interest in ending his presidency on a constructive note.

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  16. Anti-human trafficking bill expected to pass SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.

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  17. Congressman's rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    Nothing says friendly politics like two grinning congressmen holding a flag-painted AR-15 together. Rep. Ken Buck tweeted a photo earlier this month of himself and Rep. Trey Gowdy posing with the popular rifle - which is illegal to carry under local D.C. law.

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  18. Senate reaches deal to vote on confirmation of Loretta LynchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    JANUARY 28: U.S. Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch testifies during her confirmation hearing at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on January 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch, nominated by President Obama in November, will get a confirmation vote in the coming days under a deal announced Tuesday morning by Senate leaders that ends a weeks-long impasse sparked by partisan divides over immigration and abortion.

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  19. Maker of controversial ALS drug hasna t filed formal application for FDA approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    ALS patients and advocates held a rally March 25 to push for faster FDA approval of an experimental treatment, GM604. In recent months, Pasadena-based Genervon has galvanized many patients with ALS by repeatedly touting the results of 12-week, 12-person trial involving the company's drug, GM604.

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  20. Kelly: The saddest little tree in downtown Washington bears a surpriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Washington Post

    I watched the dead tree throughout the winter. It sat at the corner of 16th and L streets NW, and I often passed it on my way to and from the office.

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