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  1. White House fence has evolved, from a wrought-iron decoration to a line of defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    The wrought-iron fence that surrounds the White House hasn't changed since 1965, but that may be about to change after a Texas man jumped over it on Sept. 19 and made it all the way through the mansion's unlocked door.

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  2. A hole other tradition for Yom Kippur break-fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Bagels with a schmear, kugel, whitefish salad, cured herring: To many Jews in America, that's the standard lineup for a buffet at the end of Yom Kippur, one of the holiest days of the year, which begins at sundown Oct. 3. After 24-plus hours of prayer and contemplation, without food or drink or even a good tooth scrubbing, a meal crafted with a tender stomach and sodium recovery in mind becomes a blessing for all. With a more global nod to tradition, though, they could augment the break-fast's restorative powers.

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  3. A safe White House does not require blocking off more of the capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    THE SECRET Service can't say what exactly went wrong Friday to allow an intruder to get through the front door of the White House . A review into the unprecedented security breach is underway.

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

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Earl Klitenic, 71, a director at Voice of America from 1983 to 2000 who later did political and management consulting, died Sept. 12 at his home in Bethesda.

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  5. Kelly: Christina Hendricks hated Fairfax High. Today's students say she wouldn't now.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    When I read in Britain's Observer newspaper last month that Christina Hendricks went to Fairfax High School, I assumed that the reference was to a school in that part of Los Angeles known as Fairfax. Could "Mad Men's" pneumatic, auburn-haired Joan really have lived around here? Yup, it turns out.

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  6. Prince Georgea s teacher wins on a Wheel of FortuneaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Lee Hawkins, a fifth-grade social studies and science teacher in Prince George's County, never dreamed she would appear on "Wheel of Fortune" and meet Pat and Vanna. Her friend, who went with her to a shopping center in Virginia to try out for the show during a Wheelmobile event, was the big fan of "Wheel of Fortune."

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  7. The streetball courts of Southeast Washington's Barry FarmsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Members of the BF Crazies section cheer after a dunk during a summer 2013 George Goodman Basketball League game at Barry Farms Dwellings basketball courts in Southeast Washington, DC. A few seating sections have been given nicknames such as Season Ticket Holders, 9-5 Crew, and The Lane Mob.

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  8. How the U.S. fragmented Syriaa s rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey testify during the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on U.S. policy toward Iraq and Syria and the threat posed by the Islamic State on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept.

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  9. D.C. launches project to prevent infant deaths, in partnership with Aegis HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Washington, D.C., a city where the infant mortality rate has declined steadily in the past decade from the highest in the nation, will be home to a model program aimed at reducing child deaths even further. "We have worked hard to increase access to care and improve the quality of services to infants and their parents throughout the District, and our infant-mortality rate has reached historic lows - but our work is not yet done," Mayor Vincent Gray said in a statement announcing the effort, which was launched at from the Clinton Global Initiative in New York.

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  10. Enforcement campaign underway in Beltway HOT lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Drivers on the 495 Express Lanes along the Capital Beltway may notice more Virginia State Police vehicles on patrol Monday and Tuesday during rush hours. They will be enforcing all the regular traffic laws on speeding, aggressive driving and vehicle equipment, but they also will look for drivers improperly using the E-ZPass Flex transponder in the carpool setting when they don't have three or more people aboard.

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  11. Security studies master's programs prep grads to defend national securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Claire McCleskey enrolled in Georgetown's Center for Security Studies Program after she finished college. She graduated in May and has been appointed a Presidential Management Fellow.

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  12. NCAA soccer in D.C. region: whoa s hot and whoa s notRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Tech women : Boasting the highest ranking in program history, the No. 2 Hokies set two records during a 2-0 victory over No.

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  13. emily_heilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    Fact-checking the ways Washington is portrayed on the big and small screens is a favorite Beltway pastime. Official-Washington denizens can show off their tribal cred by knowing, for example, that the sets on "Veep" are reasonably good facsimiles of the interiors of the Old Executive Office Building, but c'mon, the Cathedral Heights station from "House of Cards" or "Homeland's" Farragut Station are not even close ! So we went right to the source to put the new CBS drama "Madam Secretary" to the does-it-pass muster test.

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  14. People from many faiths take a step toward understandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Washington Post

    In bright orange robes and brown monk's garb, collars and kippahs, turbans and flowered head scarves, hundreds of Washington's faithful strolled along Massachusetts Avenue NW on Sunday. The event, an annual afternoon of open houses at numerous places of worship around Embassy Row, encouraged conversations about belief among adherents of 19 participating religions.

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  15. The Scene: Week of Sept. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Washington Post

    Bluemercury owners Marla Malcolm Beck and husband Barry Beck opened their first cosmetics store, in Georgetown, in 1999. There was a time, in the 1990s, when Georgetown was best known for its "exploding manholes," recalled D.C. Council member Jack Evans .

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  16. Kelly: Auction action: A 1960 guitar with a D.C.- area history fetches a pretty pennyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Washington Post

    Lots of people figured the 54-year-old Gibson Les Paul electric guitar would fetch more than its $20,000 to $30,000 pre-auction estimate, but no one knew how much more. The answer: a lot.

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  17. Thomas HeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | The Washington Post

    Ivy League wunderkind invents cutting edge technology company in his dorm room. Recruits genius buddies to help him.

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  18. Capital Buzz: Wardman Tower to be turned into luxury residencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Washington Post

    Start with one of the iconic hotels in Washington. Throw in one of the most prominent developers in the region.

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  19. Choice Hotels CEO talks vacation rentals, millennialsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | The Washington Post

    Back in May, on the same day as the much-hyped opening of the Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C., another local hotel company opened a 182-room property less than half a mile away: Cambria Suites, a new line by Rockville-based Choice Hotels geared toward millennials and business travelers. Choice, known largely for its budget chains such as Comfort Inn and Econolodge, is making a leap into higher-end properties with the expansion of its newest brand.

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  20. Kelly: An affection for Washington inspired unique arts and craftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Washington Post

    Artists seek inspiration in all sorts of places. That's why painters head to the seashore or the mountains: to be surrounded by nature's beauty in the hopes of capturing it on canvas.

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