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  1. 1776 names winners in D.C. phase of Challenge CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | 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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  2. D.C. region's governments add to wish lists for road and rail improvement projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Washington Post

    If you have lived in the Washington region for a few years, you probably have heard of many exciting transportation projects that you won't ever see. Robert Thomson is The Washington Post's "Dr. Gridlock."

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

    Wednesday Oct 22 | 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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  4. Trial of Virginia dermatologist charged with fraud begins WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Washington Post

    Federal prosecutors say a McLean dermatologist intentionally misdiagnosing his patients with skin cancer and performing unnecessary surgeries as part of a complex health-care fraud scheme. But attorneys for Amir Bajoghli, 44, owner of Skin & Laser Surgery Center, say the allegations are false and the result of a disgruntled former employee.

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

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    J. Woodward "Woody" Redmond, 93, founder and the president of the Washington money management firm J.W. Redmond & Co. for 30 years, died Oct. 7 at an assisted living center in Bethesda, Md.

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  6. A newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to WatergateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one. HE HAD SOME LUCKY BREAKS.

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  7. D.C. bill would restrict bicycling on sidewalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Council member Jim Graham has introduced legislation that would ban bicycles and Segways from sidewalks in areas where the city has provided a bike lane. The bill is aimed at protecting pedestrians, particularly the elderly and children, from "bicycle hazards" on the sidewalk, said Graham who introduced the proposal Tuesday.

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  8. Ben Bradlee was a leader and a friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    Ben Bradlee would not have liked me to say so, but he was the living refutation of the Declaration of Independence: All men are not created equal. Certainly, he was not.

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  9. Retired NFL players team up to lose weightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    Former NFL player, Cal Snowden walks near the William H.G. Fitzgerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park But the 67-year-old's tale has a back story, starting in the 10th grade, when he joined the Roosevelt High School football team. The native Washingtonian had a knack for the sport, and he kept on playing at Indiana University.

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  10. Kelly: Link your store loyalty cards to help Ketcham ElementaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    The good news about John H. Ketcham Elementary School is that its students are on the rise academically. Last year, test scores at the Anacostia school rose 11.2 percent in math and 4.5 percent in English language arts.

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  11. Israeli rabbis say accused rabbi's conversions are kosherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    A major crisis between American and Israeli rabbis was averted Tuesday when Israel's Chief Rabbinate said it will not question the validity of conversions performed under the auspices of a modern Orthodox rabbi in Washington who was arrested on charges of spying on women in his synagogue's mikvah, or ritual bath. Rabbi Barry Freundel of Kesher Israel in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood faces six misdemeanor charges of voyeurism after a hidden camera was found hidden in a digital clock radio in his synagogue's mikvah.

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  12. Calvin Griffith once considered moving the Senators to San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    "Cal Griffith About Ready to Shift Nats to California; Los Angeles, San Francisco After Team for Next Season," The Post's A1 headline read in early October of 1956. "Calvin Griffith, president of the Washington Baseball Club, has disclosed that he 'has under consideration' a plan to move the franchise to California, probably Los Angeles, for the 1957 season," the story began.

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  13. No, George Clooney is not running for presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    As much as it pains us to stick a fork in this persistent and oh-so irresistible rumor, here goes: Sorry America, but George Clooney will not be president of the United States. Perhaps the actor will someday play the commander-in-chief in a movie.

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  14. a The kissing congressmana and Republican votersa hypocrisyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    Then-newly elected Rep. Vance McAllister waits to be sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington on Nov. 21, 2013. Politico's Burgess Everett reports on the reelection efforts of Rep. Vance McAllister , who is running for a second term after he was caught on video last year kissing his married scheduler.

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  15. 'Scandal' mailer puts former Bowser adviser back into mayoral frayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    Independent candidate David A. Catania has gone to some lengths during his mayoral campaign to paint Democratic nominee Muriel E. Bowser as untrustworthy and in thrall to powerful supporters. Most of that has surrounded the saga of the Park Southern Apartments , the deteriorating Ward 8 complex briefly managed by a prominent Bowser backer who explored purchasing the property in a questionable transaction that city officials have characterized as a sweetheart deal.

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  16. Rabbi took Towson University students to ritual bath in Georgetown, student saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | The Washington Post

    A senior at Towson University has told the student newspaper that a D.C. rabbi took her and her classmates on a tour of his Georgetown synagogue and invited them to use a ritual bath where he is now accused of installing a hidden camera to secretly record women . The student, identified as Nicole Coniglio, told the paper, the Towerlight , that she declined but two of her classmates, who are Jewish, accepted.

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  17. For black voters in D.C.'s mayoral election, this time the choice isn't so clearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Washington Post

    Longtime Democratic voter James Baldwin has decided to support independent candidate Carol Schwartz for D.C. mayor. James Baldwin, an African American who lives in Southeast Washington, describes himself as a rabid Democrat who has supported only his party's mayoral nominees, whether it was Marion Barry or Anthony Williams or Vincent C. Gray. 1 comment

  18. Kelly: Have art, will travel: a D.C. artist installed a mosaic without church's permissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Washington Post

    Craig Nelsen is a talented mosaic artist who is eager to share his art with the world. Perhaps a little too eager.

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  19. Listening to JS Bacha s a oeArt of the FugueaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Washington Post

    Next Saturday evening , my son Sam and his brilliant colleague, pianist and harpsichordist Ralitza Patcheva, will be performing the complete "Art of the Fugue" by JS Bach in Washington DC - information on the concert and a tickets form is here. [It will be repeated at part of Catholic U's Washington International Piano Series on November 6.] It's truly one of the great monuments of Western art - and one that is hardly ever experienced live, in its entirety, because of the extraordinary demands it places on the performer and listeners alike, and having a chance to hear it is a little like being told that the Sistine Chapel was being closed to public view except for a one-day public viewing.

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  20. Celebs touch down for Howard Universitya s homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | The Washington Post

    The District proved to be the place to be for Howard alum and non-alum alike. The occasion: HU homecoming weekend.

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