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  1. Maryland offers incentives to active military and veteran homebuyersRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | The Washington Post

    If you're a veteran or member of the military hoping to buy a home in Maryland, there's a new program that could save you some money. Gov. Larry Hogan announced a $20-million initiative on Memorial Day that would make it easier for veterans and military families to buy homes in 86 communities across the state.

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  2. After 60 years, government ends service that put flowers on GI's gravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Washington Post

    DeRonda Elliott, whose father died in Normandy on D-Day, poses for a photograph at the World War II Memorial in Washington. Five times in June, she wrote, unaware that he had died on Omaha Beach on the first day of the World War II invasion of Nazi-occupied France.

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  3. Kelly: How did a song about the Vietnam Wall forge a deep connection?Read the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Washington Post

    They were common once, the simple metal bracelets engraved with the names of U.S. soldiers missing in Vietnam or held captive there. These soldiers would not be forgotten, the bracelets proclaimed.

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  4. Local Digest: In District, two men slain in separate incidents Friday, SaturdayRead the original story

    Saturday May 23 | The Washington Post

    Stephon Demarrio Clark, 24, of Bowie, died after police found him with stab wounds about 12:30 p.m. in the 400 block of Oklahoma Avenue NE, police said. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died, police said.

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  5. Hannah Hawkins, who started child-care program in gritty D.C. neighborhood, dies at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Washington Post

    Hannah Hawkins spent more than 30 years offering hope in a gritty and crime-ridden region of Southeast Washington she called "the shadow of the Valley of Death." Mrs. Hawkins, who died May 7 at 75, founded and directed Children of Mine, a youth- and child-care program run by volunteers in her Anacostia neighborhood.

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  6. Senate rejects compromise bill on surveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to a meeting of Republican senators Friday on Capitol Hill. The Senate is expected to vote on the expiring Patriot Act before the end of the week.

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  7. In Arlingtona s a Old Guard,a a personal connection to valor and tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    Army Lt. Col. Michael B. Baka places his hand on the headstone of fallen soldier Spec.

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  8. All Opinions Are Local: New data could help poor kids gain access to nearby chartersRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    A new report showing where students at each D.C. charter school live could breathe new life into an old idea: changing the law to allow charters to give an admissions preference to neighborhood residents. The new data could help officials pinpoint situations where a neighborhood preference would help rather than harm low-income students.

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  9. When art doesna t pay the bills, an actor needs a good supporting roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    Stephen Gregory Smith is one of the many local actors with interesting day jobs. He is a dog walker and occasional candle maker.

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  10. Senate is 'playing chicken' with NSA spy program, White House saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Washington Post

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to a meeting of Republican senators Friday on Capitol Hill. The Senate is expected to vote on the expiring Patriot Act before the end of the week.

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  11. Why we may never have a millennial presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Washington Post

    Consider the political memories seared into the minds of America's 25-year-olds. As children, they heard hushed references to the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal and watched their elders take sides in Bush v.

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  12. Suspect in quadruple homicide arrested in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    D.C. police arrested Daron Dylon Wint near 10th Street and Rhode Island Avenue NE on the night of May 21. Wint was apprehended in connection with the killing of a Washington family and their housekeeper. The Savopoulos family thanked law enforcement and firefighters on Friday, hours after police arrested a suspect sought in the killings of three of its members and a housekeeper in a Northwest Washington home.

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  13. In Tenleytown, community life revolves around hangoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    Like the Northwest Washington neighborhoods of Van Ness, North Cleveland Park, Friendship Heights and American University Park that surround it, Tenleytown ranks high among people seeking an ideal urban community. With quiet, tree-lined streets, shaded front yards, parkland and reputable schools, the quality of living in Tenleytown is high, residents say.

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  14. If we pay to build new HOT lanes, they might be a better deal for commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Washington Post

    By raising the possibility of public financing for the congestion-relief program on Interstate 66, Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne has opened up many new options for the biggest transportation project in the D.C. region, and most of those new things are good. One thing he didn't change: The program still aims to create two high-occupancy toll lanes and three regular lanes each way for 25 miles outside the Capital Beltway.

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  15. Six months on the trail of Shy Glizzy, the most thrilling rapper D.C. has ever seenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    Rapper Shy Glizzy, who grew up in Southeast D.C., says, "At 13 years old, I was doing grown-man things, so I know who I am, and I'm telling people who I am. I know this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."

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  16. On Love: Aaron Schmidt & Justin ZielkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    On what seemed like just another Saturday night in 2006, Aaron Schmidt was stood up. The man he had gone on three ho-hum dates with canceled their plans, saying he "didn't feel well."

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  17. After months of questions, Jeb Bush finally puts a spacea between himself and George W. BushRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    After months of prodding by voters and reporters during campaign appearances across the country, Jeb Bush offered up his most direct criticism to date of his brother George W. Bush's presidency Thursday -- and candidly assessed the tall odds he faces as yet another Bush seeking the White House. Jeb Bush is widely expected to announce a presidential run soon, but has mostly dodged inquiries about his family, saying he doesn't want to focus on hypothetical questions or draw direct contrasts with his brother or father, former president George H.W. Bush, because they ran and served during entirely different times.

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  18. Wanted: Baltimore riot suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    Two photos show the arson on a Baltimore street. In one shot, a hooded man squeezes lighter fluid from a bottle, and in the next frame a photo captures flames bursting from canisters he sprayed with the fluid.

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  19. D.C. special police officer charged in fatal hit-and-run accidentRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    A D.C. special police officer was charged with involuntary manslaughter on Wednesday for a hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian in April. Chatara Sophia Johnson, a security guard licensed by the D.C. police department, admitted to hitting 68-year-old Faith Pines while speeding on Southern Avenue SE, according to a court document.

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  20. Suspect in quadruple killings worked for victims' family business, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier said in a news conference that Daron Dylon Wint, the suspect in the quadruple homicide in Northwest Washington, is in Brooklyn. D.C. police on Thursday said the suspect in the quadruple slaying in Upper Northwest Washington at one point worked for the victims' family business and is believed to be in New York.

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