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  1. House of the Week | Art deco duplex in Brightwood for $599KRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    Described in a 1935 Washington Post Real Estate section article as "Homes Modern" and "homes ahead of their times," semi-detached duplexes along upper 14th Street in the Brightwood neighborhood of Northwest Washington were revolutionary in that era: They featured air-conditioning. This home was one of 12 designed by Harry Sternfeld, a professor of architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, and built by Frank Koplin of Washington Builders.

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  2. Plate Lab: Its name can be misleadingRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    " You know that's not cheese, right?" asks our server at Le Diplomate when I order the fromage de tAate, or head cheese. When he later presents the slice of pressed meat - bits of pig's head suspended in natural meat gelatin - he hovers for a minute to watch our first bites, to be certain that we enjoy it.

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  3. How easy is it to go grow your own pot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    The District's marijuana initiative offers many pitfalls for the cannabis connoisseur, with strict limits on how much you can have and where you can smoke it. Because marijuana sales remain illegal - unlike in states that have legalized recreational or medical use - the District's initiative is based on people growing their own.

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  4. How 'net neutrality' won and 'Obamacare for the Internet' lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    With the FCC's approval of robust net neutrality rules on Thursday, a long political fight comes to a surprisingly abrupt -- and, for proponents of the measure, remarkable -- conclusion. It could have been a political battle royale.

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  5. An ideological war America must watch, not fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    Washington is getting enthusiastic about an ideological war these days: not between Democrats and Republicans - that's old news - but rather between Americans and radical Islam. Many of those who spent the past several weeks insisting that we label jihadi terrorists "Islamic" now urge that we fight them on the ideological front.

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  6. Argentina and D.C. United matches scheduled for same day at separate venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    Promoters eager to bring Lionel Messi and the powerful Argentine national soccer team to Washington initially targeted March 27 for a friendly against El Salvador at FedEx Field in Landover. Talks dragged on for weeks without an agreement.

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  7. First day of legal marijuana in D.C. unfolds quietly, police and others sayRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    As of February 26, marijuana is legal in D.C.-sort of. Here are the ins and outs of the complex new pot law.

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  8. Former GSA chief lands at $2 billion real estate firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    Tangherlini took over the General Services Administration, which manages real estate for the federal government, in the wake of a conference spending scandal in 2012. He announced he would leave last month and his final day was Feb. 14. Denise Turner Roth is serving as interim administrator.

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  9. How a oenet neutralitya won and a oeObamacare for the Interneta lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    With the FCC's approval of robust net neutrality rules on Thursday, a long political fight comes to a surprisingly abrupt -- and, for proponents of the measure, remarkable -- conclusion. It could have been a political battle royale.

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  10. WeddingWire buys Wedding Planner in bid to form a global power coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    The Chevy Chase-based Web site for brides-to-be announced Thursday it has paid an undisclosed sum for Wedding Planner, an international counterpart that operates in countries across Europe and Latin America. The combined company will offer Web properties in 14 countries, including Italy, France, Brazil and Argentina, that reach 10 million users a month on mobile and desktop computers.

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  11. Cities are becoming more affluent while poverty is rising in inner...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    City centers around the country are becoming younger, more affluent and more educated, while inner suburbs are seeing poverty rates rise, according to a new study from the University of Virginia's Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. The new study is based on an analysis of demographic changes in 66 cities between 1990 and 2012.

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  12. This society columnista s estate will make you jealous of her A-list social lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    For nearly four decades, Betty Beale wrote about Washington society, mostly for the now-defunct Washington Star. She partied with presidents and danced with despots.

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  13. 'Jihadi John': Islamic State killer is identified as Londoner Mohammed EmwaziRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    The world knows him as "Jihadi John," the masked man with a British accent who has beheaded several hostages held by the Islamic State and who taunts audiences in videos circulated widely online. But his real name, according to friends and others familiar with his case, is Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a well-to-do family who grew up in West London and graduated from college with a degree in computer programming.

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  14. DC legalizes pot in capital, despite threats from CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    In this Oct. 9, 2014 file photo, posters encouraging people to vote yes on DC Ballot Initiative 71 to legalize small amounts of marijuana for personal use are readied in Washington. Possession of marijuana will become legal in the nation's capital, Mayor Muriel Bowser reiterated Wednesday, defying a threat from Congress that she and other city leaders could face prison time for implementing a voter-approved initiative.

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  15. The Switchboard: With net neutrality, the FCC is about to make Internet historyRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    Demonstrator Margaret Flowers holds a sign in support of net neutrality outside the Federal Communications Commission headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, May 14, 2014. FCC set to approve the strongest net neutrality rules in Internet history.

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  16. Dvorak: A mom in a minivan goes in search of a D.C. pot partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    If marijuana is going to be as mainstream as chardonnay in our country's capital, it shouldn't be tough for a minivan-driving mother of two to find a pot party, right? Especially not if the city's stoners are lighting up in the wee hours Thursday to celebrate legalization. Petula is a columnist for The Washington Post's local team who writes about homeless shelters, gun control, high heels, high school choirs, the politics of parenting, jails, abortion clinics, mayors, modern families, strip clubs and gas prices, among other things.

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  17. NATO commander warns about deteriorating situation in UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Washington Post

    The fighting in eastern Ukraine is "getting worse every day" and Western efforts to deter Russian intervention are having little effect, NATO's top military commander said Wednesday. In appearances on Capitol Hill and at the Pentagon, Air Force Gen.

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  18. In their opposition to legal pot in D.C., House Republicans blow more smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    AMID ALL the uncertainties surrounding the legalization of marijuana in D.C., a few things are clear. Among them is that Congress has better things to do than meddle in the purely local affairs of the District.

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  19. Police identify man fatally shot in Northeast WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    A man who was shot and killed Tuesday night in Northeast Washington's Deanwood neighborhood has been identified as a 25-year-old, according to D.C. police. Davon Barnes of Northeast Washington was pronounced dead at an area hospital shortly after the 7:40 p.m. shooting in the 4500 block of Quarles Street NE, between the Anacostia Freeway and the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.

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  20. emily_heilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    Some of the crazy things that Hollywood scriptwriters dream up about Washington might seem too-too outlandish, but the cast and crew of "Madam Secretary" have learned that news is occasionally far wackier than fiction. In an interview on Wednesday, Tea Leoni, who stars as Washington-outsider Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord in the CBS drama, and executive producers Barbara Hall and Lori McCreary, were loath to reveal any spoilers for the second half of the show's debut season.

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