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  1. The Scene: Herb Block honored; Farrow & Ball opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    HHerb Block Foundation President Marcela Brane, D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser and Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page. The Herb Block Foundation was the honoree at last week's DC Vote Champions of Democracy gala at the Library of Congress.

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  2. In D.C. mayor's race, ex-offender groups align behind anti-Catania messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Council member Marion Barry and Eddie Moton, wearing a T-shirt opposing mayoral candidate David A. Catania , support Democratic nominee Muriel E. Bowser before a candidates' forum and straw poll in Southeast Washington. When the votes were counted and D.C. Council member Muriel E. Bowser huddled with supporters Thursday evening, thanking them for delivering a straw poll victory in Anacostia, some in the crowd awash in her campaign's trademark green had just packed away signs of another color.

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  3. Fewer Tibet refugees make dangerous crossing to freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    Kunga Dolma waited years to escape the repressive life of her remote Tibetan village, and finally one day in July it was time. The soft-spoken 24-year-old paid a smuggler about $800 to guide her over the Himalayas to what she hoped would be freedom and a better life.

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  4. 3Style Conversational Week 1048: Give a silly answer, you get a silly questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | The Washington Post

    The contest used to begin, repeatedly: "You are on 'Jeopardy!' These are the answers. What are the questions?" And as you can see from this PDF of Week 91 - already the fourth time the Czar had run this contest - the 12 answers were printed on a graphic resembling a "Jeopardy!" board, with Bob Staake's rather scary-looking caricature of Alex Trebek gesturing disturbedly.

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  5. Two homeless artists find a platform for selling their workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    Seeking breakfast one morning, she came to Miriam's Kitchen. And after the meal, the staff spread out the art supplies.

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  6. Obama: 'We can't give in to hysteria or fear' of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    President Obama on Saturday sought to tamp down fears of an Ebola outbreak and defend his administration from Republican critics who have called for a more aggressive response to the disease, including sealing off U.S. borders to visitors from countries battling widespread outbreaks. "We can't just cut ourselves off from West Africa, where this disease is raging," Obama said in his weekly radio address.

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  7. Religion events from around the Washington areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    Saturday, 8:45 a.m. to noon: "The Quest for Character" conference. New York Times columnist David Brooks and "Christianity Today" executive editor Andy Crouch what it means to live a life of character, how to have lives filled with meaning and not just accomplishments and more.

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  8. Rabbi accused of voyeurism pored over questions of sex and ethicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    Allegations that the Georgetown rabbi hid a camera in a ritual bathing area have astonished people from Washington to Israel, in part because Freundel had positioned himself as an ethical beacon. The internationally known Orthodox rabbi served as spiritual guide to the likes of former U.S. senator Joseph I. Lieberman and Supreme Court expert Linda Greenhouse and proffered wisdom on a wide range of moral matters.

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  9. Youth who fatally shot best friend didn't know gun was loaded, D.C. police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    A 14-year-old boy who District police said fatally shot his best friend last month in Northeast Washington thought the gun was unloaded because the clip holding the bullets had fallen out, according to a new police affidavit unsealed Friday. The youth didn't realize that the gun still held one bullet in the chamber, the document states.

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  10. Gillespie reissues ad that included erroneous TV report on Puckett scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie has tried to capiA talA ize on a controversy that has ensnared Sen. Mark R. Warner with a new TV ad in the final weeks of the campaign - but the effort featured an erroneous news report that was quickly pulled. The ad included a TV report that mischaracterized a discussion Warner had with the son of former state senator Phillip P. Puckett, a Democrat from Southwest Virginia, about potential jobs for Puckett's daughter, ranging from a federal judgeship to private-sector work.

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  11. Finding healing and acceptance after same-sex love collides with religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    It is even harder when your parents are profoundly committed conservative Catholics, your brother is a prominent priest who represents traditional church views on Fox News, and you were raised to believe that everything the church teaches is true. So when Anne Marie DeMent first recognized that she was a lesbian, she "thought I was going to hell," said the 30-year-old District lawyer .

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  12. Rescuing Washington's skylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    The D.C. Council has an opportunity to allow the District's skyline to become as iconic as those of capital cities around the globe. The city's buildings now must conform to the 1910 Building Height Act and a slightly modified update that includes a new resolution on mechanical penthouses.

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  13. Concerns of Ebola after passenger sick on bus near PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    The number of people being monitored for symptoms of Ebola in the U.S. is growing. Here's how the virus spreads and how contact tracing works to stop outbreaks.

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  14. GWU's 'Hear in DC' archive hopes to collect sights, sounds of bygone eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    An exhibit at the Gelman Library at George Washington University displays items from the DC Vernacular Music archive. - Clinton Yates/The Washington Post "I didn't go to school here, but I was [expletive] born here," Ian MacKaye says, starting things out with a bang Thursday at George Washington University.

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  15. Traffic, transit tips for this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    The Howard University homecoming parade and football game are among the weekend's major events. We're in for a delightful fall weekend, the Capital Weather Gang says.

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  16. The challenge of talking about EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing on "Examining the US Public Health Response to the Ebola Outbreak" on Capitol Hill in Washington on October 16, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM Those two contrasting ideas are the messages this country's national and medical leaders are trying to send to an American public that is both increasingly alarmed over Ebola and, in many cases, fundamentally uneducated about the disease.

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  17. Where We Live: Navy Yard is a 21st-century neighborhood in Southeast WashingtonRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    The neighborhood that has come to be known as Navy Yard exudes excitement and energy on the streets, in shops and even in its quiet space along the water. It's located south of Capitol Hill along the Anacostia River in Southeast Washington. 2 comments

  18. CDC director's challenge: Deadly Ebola virus and outbreak of criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    "I am not protecting West Africa," Tom Frieden, pacing in his office, tells an unhappy U.S. senator on the other end of a call from Washington. "My number one responsibility is to protect Americans from threats."

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  19. D.C. to begin accepting concealed-carry applicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    Washington DC Police Chief Cathy Lanier listens to questions during a press conference at City Hall September 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier on Thursday said her department will begin accepting applications next week for the first public permits to carry concealed firearms in the nation's capital in more than four decades.

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  20. On Ebola, we need a dose of candorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Washington Post

    OCTOBER 16: Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Dr. Robin Robinson, and U.S. Food and Drug Administration Counterterrorism Policy Assistant Commissioner Dr. Luciana Borio testify during a hearing on Ebola before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee October 16, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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