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  1. White House Christmas Through the Years: A Presidential Photo AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | HGTV

    ... Blue Room is tall enough to reach the ceiling but narrow enough to allow room for the guests. - Image courtesy of Washington, D.C., photographer Marty Katz The crystal branches also flank the entrance to the Blue Room. - Image courtesy of ...

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  2. White House veto threat shelves possible tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... working the phones to try to kill the plan. At issue are dozen of expired tax breaks, known as "extenders" in Washington parlance. They are generally renewed every year or two and have broad political backing from both Democrats and Republicans. ... 8 comments

  3. D.C. Protests Call for Justice for Michael Brown, VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kansas City InfoZine

    By Lucas Daprile and Wesley Juhl - Angry about the decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, college students and activists stormed District streets and converged in front of the White House on Monday night to protest. Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown in August, an act that sparked numerous protests and riots in Ferguson, Mo.

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  4. New Italian menus at Nonnaa s Kitchen, Alba Osteria and AggioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Small-setting Italian dining -- you know, just like the Italian mother you never had used to make -- is having a bit of a moment in Washington. Nonna's Kitchen serves a tasting menu that will highlight a different region of Italy each month.

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  5. Council committees OK $300M DC United stadiumRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... the full council next month. The $300 million, 20,000-seat stadium is planned for Buzzard Point in Southwest Washington. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1HFCXQW ) that the newly modified legislation would allow Bowser, who becomes mayor ...

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  6. Obama Veto Threat Kills Harry Reid Tax Cut PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    ... working the phones to try to kill the plan. At issue are dozen of expired tax breaks, known as "extenders" in Washington parlance. They are generally renewed every year or two and have broad political backing from both Democrats and Republicans. ...

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  7. Hong Kong police clear protest with teargasRead the original story

    Tuesday | Asia Times

    ... 2014, RFE/RL Inc. Reprinted with the permission of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty , 1201 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC 20036. Head Office: Unit B, 16/F, Li Dong Building, No. 9 Li Yuen Street East, Central, Hong Kong Thailand Bureau: 11/13 ...

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  8. The light of the sun in a dark basementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | World Magazine

    Congressman Frank Wolf has spent more than three decades showing up in far corners of the globe to help the most vulnerable-and the 'patron saint of unpopular causes' says he's not finisheda WASHINGTON, D.C.-In a remote feeding tent in famine-stricken Ethiopia in 1984, Congressman Frank Wolf held a dying baby in his arms and had a great awakening in his soul. The Republican from Virginia had been in office less than four years-and had never traveled to an underdeveloped country-when he showed up in Ethiopia and asked the U.S. embassy in Addis Ababa to take him to "the hunger area."

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  9. Schumer to Dems: Make government help workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Chronicle

    Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is reflected in a TV monitor Feb. 6 during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. In a speech at the National Press Club today in Washington on Tuesday, the Senate's third-ranking Democrat said that Democrats performed poorly in this month's midterm elections in part because they let Republicans portray government as a drag on society rather than a potential force for good. Schumer said Democrats' were too intent on passing the Affordable Care Act when they did and should have been more focused instead on jobs and the economy for the middle class.

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  10. Democrats Vow To Thwart Emerging Republican Budget PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    ... no decisions on how to proceed with a spending bill. Congress will take these decisions up when it returns to Washington on Dec. 8. Staff for the House and Senate Appropriations committees are continuing negotiations on the full-year omnibus ...

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  11. Protesters unite in Iowa City in support of FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KCRG

    ... looked out their windows at the passing throng. Like similar protests in Chicago, Philadelphia, Seattle and Washington, D.C., the Iowa City event was intended to show solidarity with Ferguson residents. Nick Brown, a visiting UI professor in ... 1 comment

  12. White House vows to kill tax breaks extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TwinCities

    ... House press secretary Jennifer Friedman said. At issue are dozen of expired tax breaks, known as "extenders" in Washington parlance. They are generally renewed every year or two and have broad political backing from both Democrats and Republicans. ...

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  13. Finally, a court of appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... you also leave your pain, or at least your aggravation behind. Sometimes, entire towns go through that process. Washington is right now. The pleasure for this holiday season is with the Wizards , a franchise that was "dormant" (awful) for 33 years ...

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  14. Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To SellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Affordable housing condo buyer Marilyn Phillips says she had to jump many hoops before purchasing her unit in D.C.'s Anacostia neighborhood. In Washington, D.C., a city with one of the highest costs of living in the nation, low-income residents are having trouble buying affordable housing - not because of a lack of it, but because of all the red tape.

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  15. Giving thanks for FriendsgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    ... for Thanksgiving that year, Alexander lied and told her parents that she had to work on Friday and was stuck in Washington. Then she went out and bought the video game "Rock Band," cooked a bunch of food and invited all her friends who were left in ...

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  16. Marion Barry's early support for gay rightsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... The racists who hated the longtime District of Columbia mayor had plenty of fuel. ("Marion Barry dies at 78; Washington, D.C., mayor, civil rights leader," Nov. 23) Barry was among the earliest big-city mayors to support gay and lesbian rights, ...

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  17. Marion Barry and the missed opportunity for eradicating (or at least...Read the original story

    Tuesday | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

    While most of the articles on the death of Marion Barry have discussed his personal and professional failures, the articles also highlighted his early efforts to achieve Home Rule for the City of Washington, as well as successes from his first administration. Although the articles also attribute the success of U Street and H Street today to moving DC government agencies to those locations during his mayoralty, which is an assertion that I have disagreed with for a long time .

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

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Washington Post

    ... Mrs. Linstrom, a Greenbelt, Md., resident, was born Mary Marcilliat near Somerset, Ky., and moved to the Washington area in 1948. She raised nine children in Greenbelt before joining the library's Hyattsville location in 1967. She transferred to the ...

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  19. Council Approves D.C. Soccer StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | CBS Local

    ... the upper seats of the proposed new D.C. United soccer stadium at Buzzard Point. (Rendering from D.C. United) WASHINGTON (WNEW) - The latest plan for a new soccer stadium in D.C. was passed by two D.C. Council committees Tuesday, exactly 16 months ...

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  20. Youth shot in Southeast Washington; injuries not believed to be life threateningRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | The Washington Post

    A child was shot and wounded Tuesday in the Marshall Heights neighborhood of Southeast Washington, according to a D.C. police spokesman. The incident occurred about 6:20 p.m. in the 5000 block of Call Place SE, south of East Capitol Street.

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