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  1. Armstrong Williams and the a Right Side Foruma take a look at the White House Correspondents DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Washington Times

    Right Side Forum," a live, hour-long conservative news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams, will ask this question on its next broadcast: "The history and fabulous Legacy of The White House Correspondents' Dinner" His guests are men's fashion expert Michael Rooders, Jerry Lopes, president of the American Urban Radio Network; and Jordan Fabian, political editor for Fusion Magazine. "The White House Correspondents' Dinner is to Washington, D.C. what the Oscars are to Hollywood.

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  2. LOVERRO: Former local public relations gurus in Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao cornersRead the original story

    Thursday | Washington Times

    When Fred Sternburg began working for Charlie Brotman's public relations firm, he got a taste of the boxing world when he helped out with the publicity for Sugar Ray Leonard's historic bout against Marvin Hagler and Leonard's rematch with Tommy Hearns. But it was working with Riddick Bowe where Sternburg got a full helping of the insanity of being in and out of the ring in boxing .

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  3. EDITORIAL: David Vitter tries to close Congress' Obamacare loopholeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Washington Times

    Successful congressional candidates of both parties often - perhaps usually - suffer amnesia when they get to Washington , and get a glance of the vast buffet of perks Congress votes for itself. They forget a lot of the promises they made during their successful campaigns for Congress .

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  4. Watch for stress and bullying as the school year endsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Washington Times

    As the school year winds down, and students face finals, graduation requirements, proms and figuring out their summer jobs and activities, some students report an increase in stress, sadness and bullying, a Colorado psychologist said this week. Max Wachtel, psychologist for Denver's KUSA-TV 9News, urged parents and educators to be aware of the potential for this harmful behavior, as "the best course of action" for a bullied child is to remove themselves from the situation and tell an adult.

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  5. Inside the Beltway: White House Correspondents Dinner hubbub beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Washington Times

    Listen: Chatter and restless hubbub over the upcoming White House Correspondents Dinner can be heard in the nation's capital. It will soon drown out even the loudest caterwaul on Capitol Hill.

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  6. Hoyas, Terps to resume men's hoops rivalry next 2 seasonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Washington Times

    Resuming a rivalry that dates to 1935, Georgetown and Maryland will play each other in men's basketball each of the next two seasons. The teams, which both finished ranked in the Top 25, will play at Maryland on Nov. 17 as part of the Gavitt Tipoff Games, and at Georgetown's main home floor, the Verizon Center in Washington, the following season.

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  7. Hillary Clinton presides over Hillary Clin...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Washington Times

    Hillary Rodham Clinton took time off the campaign trail Wednesday to present the Hillary Clinton Awards for Advancing Women in Peace and Security at Georgetown University in Washington. The former secretary of state avoided partisan politics as she extolled the role of women as "agents of change, they are drivers of progress, and makers of peace."

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  8. Supreme Court same-sex marriage hearing expected to draw opponents, advocatesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Washington Times

    Some 72 hours before historic legal arguments about marriage, thousands of people are expected to rally on Capitol Hill in favor of keeping marriage as the union of one man and one woman. The event is part of a whirlwind of rallies, prayer meetings, vigils and Twitter campaigns - for and against same-sex marriage - organized ahead of the Supreme Court 's 2.5-hour hearing on four gay marriage cases on Tuesday.

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  9. George Washington U. agrees to sell Corcoran's Fillmore siteRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Washington Times

    George Washington University has announced the sale of a historic schoolhouse in Georgetown that it acquired during the breakup of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The university said Tuesday it has reached an agreement for the nonprofit S Foundation to purchase the Corcoran's Fillmore building.

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  10. Talks to begin on Capitol Hill budget measureRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Washington Times

    Cuts to Medicare and the health care law and almost $40 billion in unrequested money for overseas war-fighting operations top the agenda as congressional negotiators meet to begin ironing out a Republican budget blueprint for next year and beyond. Separate House- and Senate-passed budget plans have plenty in common. 2 comments

  11. Gyrocopter pilot frustrated message isn't getting throughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Washington Times

    The letter carrier who caused a full-scale security review in Washington when he violated national airspace by landing his gyrocopter on Capitol Hill expressed frustration Sunday that his message wasn't getting through. Doug Hughes had hoped to raise awareness about the influence of big money in politics by deliberately breaking the law to deliver 535 letters, one for each member of Congress.

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  12. First family takes a hike along trails of Great Falls ParkRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | Washington Times

    Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Malia and Sasha took a walk Sunday along trails just outside Washington at Great Falls Park in Virginia. He also visited the park along the Potomac River last June.

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  13. As gentrification alters DC, shop sign captures tensionRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Washington Times

    District of Columbia native Latosha Jackson-Martin wants the sign she posted outside her father's 50-year-old hair salon in Bloomingdale to remind residents that the neighborhood they see today isn't what it used to be. That controversial buzzword, gentrification, speaks to a tension pervading the city: How do longtime businesses survive when the neighborhoods they have long served are rapidly becoming wealthier, younger and whiter? Jackson-Martin's father, William Jackson, opened Jak & Co.

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  14. a The Right Side Foruma with Armstrong Williams tackles a a nation of too many lawsaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Washington Times

    "The Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams, will ask this question on its next broadcast: "Have we become a nation of too many laws? The guests this week include A. Scott Bolden, partner, Global Enforcement Group; Reed Smith, and Monique Pressley, a broadcast legal analyst, and principal at The Pressley Firm, PLLC. "What is the definition of a successful Nation? Is it defined by the numerous laws we pass? Congress passed a staggering 300 laws over the past two years," Mr. Williams says. "Are these laws good for us and does passing more laws make us better.

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  15. EDITORIAL: Harry Reid bitter approaching retirementRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Washington Times

    Harry Reid is having shrinking pains, choking on a diet of gall and wormwood. He is not dealing well with the events of last November, when he lost the comfort and prominence of the Senate .

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  16. Jesse Owens memorialized by Duke Ellington School of the Arts studentsRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Washington Times

    A tribute to Olympic hero Jesse Owens now is proudly on display at the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center in Northwest thanks to students at a nearby arts school. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and other city officials were on hand Friday for the unveiling of a 15-foot by 15-foot mural depicting Owens in his triumph at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, where, as an ESPN writer once observed, he "single-handedly crushed Hitler's myth of Aryan supremacy" by winning four gold medals in track and field.

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  17. Armstrong Williams and the 'Right Side Forum' address Islamic extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Washington Times

    "Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams, will ask this question on its next broadcast: "Islamist Extremists and the Koran." The guests are Clare Lopez , vice president for research and analysis at the Center for Security Policy; and Imam Akmal M. Muhammad, founder of The Islamic Freedom Foundation, Inc. "When Clare Lopez appeared on our show in early February and declared that the Koran and Prophet Muhammad embraced human beheadings, it caused outrage from local Muslim leaders," says Mr. Williams.

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  18. CBS newsman Schieffer: Important to leave while still aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Washington Times

    Soon-to-retire Bob Schieffer said Thursday it was important for him to be able to walk away from "Face the Nation" while he could still do the job well. Schieffer, the 78-year-old chief Washington correspondent of CBS News, announced Wednesday at TCU's Bob Schieffer College of Communication that he'll be leaving the job early this summer.

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  19. Obama blasts war on drugs: a Ita s been very unproductiveaRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Washington Times

    President Obama on Thursday said America's decades-long war on drugs has been "unproductive" and that sending low-level narcotics offenders to prison tears apart families and leads to even more crime. Speaking at a town-hall meeting in Kingston, Jamaica, the president said U.S. drug policy must be revamped.

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  20. Beatrice Stevenson Patillo, former DCRA worker, dies at 71Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Washington Times

    Beatrice Stevenson Patillo , a former employee of the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, died March 30, 2015, at her home in North Carolina. She was 71. A native of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, she moved with her family to Washington, D.C., and graduated from Eastern High School and Howard University.

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