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  1. Faith groups push Bowser to help homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Before dawn Sunday, a former cook at the World Bank, an accountant from Moscow and eight other homeless Washingtonians awoke in the sanctuary of Grace Episcopal Church in Georgetown and stowed away their cots. A few blocks north of the White House, coffee was brewing in another church fellowship hall at daybreak.

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  2. In D.C., faith groups position to be a political force on homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Keith Williams, right, feels that as a single man he's often forgotten because funds for the poor go to families and children first. "I don't want to die out here," he said.

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  3. As term ends, Gray reflects on success and strugglesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    On a Saturday three weeks before he was to leave office, Vincent C. Gray deployed his ceremonial scissors - the title "Mayor" across the silver blade - to cut the ribbon at an indoor city pool in Southeast Washington. An hour later, the mayor and his scissors traveled across the city to Georgetown, where he dedicated a remodeled playground and reminded his audience that his administration had renovated more than 30 parks, with an additional 10 on the way.

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  4. The District has more grocery stores. But a growing number of residents can't afford food.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    By the time Lloyd Cummings arrived at his desk on this December morning, the voice mail had already begun to fill with messages from the hungry. Cummings operates the phones at the Capital Area Food Bank's hunger hotline, where the region's hungry residents call to find somewhere that will provide them free groceries in a pinch.

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  5. Kelly: Tree-decorating memories come flooding back every ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Momsie liked the tinsel straight. Ruler straight. Protractor straight, as if the strands of silver had been measured with a theodolite to ensure they would form a perfect 90-degree angle with the floor.

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  6. Virginia HOT lanes aren't everything advocates hoped, or critics fearedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A decade and a half after the conversation began, the D.C. region's commuters still are trying to figure out the HOT lanes concept . It isn't just a matter of understanding how to navigate the high-occupancy toll lanes .

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  7. One Foot in Tehran, the other on 5th Street NWRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    In 1986, it was a five-hour drive between Tehran and Mahmudabad to the north, but Reza Akhavan's mother did not want him to miss his private English class. "Saddam [Hussein] had been bombing Tehran very hard," recalls Akhavan, describing over a fish sandwich in his Mount Vernon Triangle bistro, Silo , what life was like during the Iran-Iraq war, which raged from 1980 to 1988.

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  8. Capital Buzz: Restaurateur Bo Blair has a full plate for the New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Washington Post

    Blair owns 20 restaurants, bakeries, bars and assorted entertainment properties from Washington to the island of Nantucket, which is his habitat of choice. Aside from hosting the NHL Spectator Plaza at the Fairgrounds across from Nationals Park during the league's Winter Classic on Jan. 1, he recently opened his fifth Jetties sandwich shop, this one located on Connecticut Avenue NW, just south of Chevy Chase Circle.

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  9. 5'Kadian Journal': A father tries to survive the loss of his son, 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Washington Post

    A lover of the outdoors, Kadian Harding cycles along the C&O Canal near Shepherdstown, W.Va., in 2009, three years before he was killed. We are cycling up a narrow country lane to the ridge at the top of the Downs.

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  10. Snowy owl spotted near airport during annual bird countRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    A snowy owl is seen at left during the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count in Washington on Saturday. William Young, far right, a local leader of the annual Audobon Christmas Bird Count, and birder Will McPhail, look for birds on Roosevelt Island.

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  11. Birders spot snowy owl during annual Washington area Christmas Bird CountRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    It was just before 7 a.m. Saturday, a crescent moon fading from sight, when bird enthusiast William Young grabbed his binoculars, camera and clipboard out of his hybrid Prius. Its Virginia tags read: "WARBLER".

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  12. William Stockton, a psychoanalyst in Washington, dies at 85Read the original story

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    Psychoanalysis sounded "sterile" to him, "detached," made up by professionals "thinking like cold laboratory scientists rather than concerned healers," he wrote in his 2005 memoir, "Now It "Prospective patients would not take kindly to feeling they would become a clinical subject of 'analysis' as if they were experimental animals undergoing microscopic dissection," he wrote in the book. Dr. Stockton preferred a warmer job description.

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  13. Redskins-Eagles game day notes and nuggetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    Redskins coach Jay Gruden named Robert Griffin III the starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The Post Sports Live crew debates if Griffin can do anything to prove he's worthy of regaining the role.

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  14. Tommy Wells, John Falcicchio among latest Bowser administration appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    Mayor-elect Muriel E. Bowser tapped familiar faces Friday for her coming administration, picking a close aide to former Democratic mayor Adrian M. Fenty as her chief of staff and turning to a D.C. Council colleague and former mayoral campaign rival for her first cabinet appointment. "I'm committed to sustainable practices, and I'm committed to a focus on our waterways and how we transform them, especially the Anacostia River, and so for all of those reasons, Tommy Wells is my man at the Department of the Environment," Bowser said, announcing the Ward 6 Democrat's nomination in Southwest Washington.

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  15. Protesters block northbound lanes of I-295Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    In the latest in a series of demonstrations that have disrupted traffic frequently in D.C. in recent weeks, the northbound lanes of I-295 were briefly closed at the 11th Street Bridge in southeast Washington. NB 295 is SHUT DOWN at 11th St Bridge/Traffic diverted to WB 695/11th St Bridge due to DEMONSTRATORS.

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  16. White House announces historic accord with CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Washington Post

    After a half-century of Cold War acrimony, the United States and Cuba moved on Wednesday to restore diplomatic relations - a historic shift that could revitalize the flow of money and people across the narrow waters that separate the two nations. President Barack Obama's dramatic announcement in Washington - seconded by Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana - was accompanied by a quiet exchange of imprisoned spies and the celebratory release of American Alan Gross, a government contract worker who had been held in Cuba for five years.

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  17. Obama: No quick end to embargo on CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    President Barack Obama praised the reopening of diplomatic relations with Cuba on Friday but said he doesn't expect it to bring overnight change on the island, a quick end to the U.S. economic embargo or the likelihood that he will soon visit the communist nation. "This is still a regime that oppresses its people," Obama said at a year-end news conference two days after the historic announcement that he was moving to end the half century of Cold War acrimony with Havana.

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  18. USA Todaya s famous weather page moved and cut backRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    USA TODAY's once-iconic full page of weather on the back page of the newspaper's front section died December 18, 2014 at age 32 years, 3 months, a victim of the changing news and weather businesses. It now fills half of an inside page.

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  19. The many things the 113th Congress wanted to condemnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The Washington Post

    A pedestrian walks by the U.S. Capitol building dome surrounded by scaffolding in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014. As Philip Bump noted earlier Friday , the 113th Congress did manage to get some stuff done.

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  20. In the galleries: A delight in colors in Aaron showRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Washington Post

    In the aftermath of Wall Street's near-collapse in 2007-2008, several Washington art dealers retreated to their homes, where they could see clients by appointment. When Aaron Gallery closed its longtime Dupont Circle location in 2010, Annette Aaron took a different approach: She hung art in the hallways, reception areas and conference rooms of two D.C. office buildings.

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