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  1. Read in: Snow Thank You EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    A winter weather advisory is in effect through Tuesday morning for Washington, D.C., and Winchester to Hagerstown is under a winter storm warning. A wintry mix is expected throughout the morning commute, turning to snow tonight.

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  2. Town Square | New Spring Valley estate lists for $5.5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    In a Northwest Washington neighborhood known for stately homes, a newly built Colonial has just been listed for sale at $5.5 million. The stone and stucco house at 4871 Glenbrook Rd., built by Chryssa Wolfe and Hanlon Design/Build , includes eight bedrooms, six full baths, two half-baths and incorporates the latest in green technology.

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  3. 'March: Book Two' shows all sides of civil rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    In this photo taken Jan. 15, 2015, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., holds the new installment of his award-winning graphic novel on civil rights and nonviolent protest, on Capitol Hill in Washington. A comic book about Martin Luther King Jr. helped bring John Lewis into the civil rights movement.

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  4. In '60 Minutes' interview, Boehner, McConnell declare some Obama ideas 'dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    Top congressional Republican leaders declare in a new television interview that some of the ideas presented by President Obama in his State of the Union are "dead" on Capitol Hill. House Speaker John A. Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat for their first joint TV interview ever for this Sunday's "60 Minutes" on CBS.

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  5. a Pee Wee shotsa are big for American U.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Washington Post

    His teammates refer to them as "Pee Wee shots." They come when a basketball game is on the line and everyone on the court and on the American University bench is almost certain not only who is going to take the shot but that it will probably go in.

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  6. Kelly: Remembering Washington's homegrown Miles' Long sandwich shopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Washington Post

    When did the Miles' Long Sandwich shops go out of business? I'm 69 years old and it's hard to forget how really good those greasy sandwiches used to taste. I have a buddy who's a native Philadelphian and he says he'd trade a Philadelphia cheese steak for one any day.

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  7. Peggy Charren, advocate for improving kidsa TV, dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    Peggy Charren began her unlikely career as an activist when she grew alarmed at what her young daughters were watching on television - a profusion of advertisements for sugary products and "wall-to-wall monster cartoons." She invited other concerned mothers to her home in Newton, Mass., and in 1968 started Action for Children's Television , which became one of the most dogged and effective grass-roots advocacy groups in the count She and her organization spent decades pressuring and shaming TV networks and federal regulators.

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  8. American University professor charged with setting fires pleads guilty to burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    An American University professor who was charged with breaking into an office building and setting several small fires in September pleaded guilty Friday in D.C. Superior Court to burglary. Prosecutors said David Pitts, 38, set a chair and bottles on fire near the parking attendant booth of the garage at an office complex in the 3300 block of New Mexico Avenue NW on Sept.

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  9. Eleanor Roosevelt All Met OL Isaiah Prince commits to AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    Eleanor Roosevelt Coach Tom Green thought All-Met offensive lineman Isaiah Prince would be leaving for a scheduled visit to Ohio State on Friday morning. The night before heading out of town, though, the highly coveted prospect alerted Green to a change of plans.

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  10. Boehner, McConnell declare some Obama ideas a deadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    Top congressional Republican leaders declare in a new television interview that some of the ideas presented by President Obama in his State of the Union are "dead" on Capitol Hill. House Speaker John A. Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat for their first joint TV interview ever for this Sunday's "60 Minutes" on CBS.

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  11. Norris and Twyford, queens at lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    Kate Eastwood Norris, right, and Holly Twyford, pose for a portrait photograph at the Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C. Both actresses taking the Folger stage as duelling queens in "Mary Stuart." Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford have played it all at the Folger Theatre - women, men, fairies and even animals.

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  12. 14 months after being tied to scandal, J.C. Hayward retires from WUSA 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    J.C. Hayward is honored as an NABJ Hall of Fame Inductee at The Newseum in January 2011. She was on the air in Washington for more than 40 years and officially retired Friday.

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  13. Booming student population puts Arlington schools at conflict with parks, housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    Even on a cold January afternoon, the park adjacent to Thomas Jefferson Middle School and Community Center is busy. Two older women jog along the perimeter trail, a young man practices shooting hoops and a bundled up young woman throws balls to her dog.

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  14. Former D.C. planner Andy Altman returns to a neighborhood he dreamed upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    The work of urban planners is such that sometimes your best work becomes reality - if it ever does - when you are no longer around to see it. As director of planning under Mayor Anthony Williams, Altman was the architect of a plan for 900 acres of waterfront property along the Anacostia River, stretching from Hains Point up to the National Arboretum.

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  15. Mysterious D.C. mogul Steve Rales is behind Oscar-nominated picRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    When director Wes Anderson collected his best-comedy Golden Globe for "The Grand Budapest Hotel," the very first person he thanked from the stage was Steve Rales. Don't know the name? That's not surprising.

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  16. hayley_tsukayamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    The District's first Bitcoin ATM which arrived at The Diner, on 18th St NW in late November, so far about 10 transactions have taken place at the machine, but managers say most customers have no idea what to make of the contraption in Washington, DC, on Dec.12, 2014. Join us today for our weekly live chat, Switchback.

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  17. An abortion vote? What is the GOP thinking?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    There they go again. Given control of Congress and the chance to frame an economic agenda for the middle class, the first thing Republicans do is tie themselves in knots over I'm not kidding.

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  18. On Love: a We were willing to give 100 percent of ourselvesaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    Anthony Williams was frustrated with the bar and nightclub scene. He wanted to break away, settle down and find someone with whom to share deep conversations, and his life.

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  19. Be serious: Can tough theater thrive on D.C.a s big stages?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    Any self-respecting city, and certainly a sophisticated world capital, needs a few big companies daring to do big, serious theater. Can the Shakespeare Theatre Company and Arena Stage afford to do the job? After all, what else are these twin pillars of D.C. theater for? With three stages and nearly 1,400 seats since its 2010 expansion, the 65-year-old Arena is the city's largest company.

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  20. From a rowhouse in District's Trinidad neighborhood, 3 stylish condos are bornRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    The Rubin Group recently converted an end-unit rowhouse at 1123 Staples St. NE in Washington's Trinidad neighborhood into a condominium with three distinctive homes. The Trinidad neighborhood in Northeast Washington, roughly bordered by West Virginia Avenue NE, Mount Olivet Road NE, Bladensburg Road NE and Florida Avenue NE, lies adjacent to the hip H Street corridor and not far from Union Market, a destination for D.C. foodies.

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