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  1. After a chilly weekend, biting cold dives into Northeast early next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... Combined with the wind, it will feel more like 30, 40, or even 50 degrees below zero from Pennsylvania to Maine. Washington, D.C., should be prepared for lows in the single digits on Monday night and Tuesday morning, which is about 20 degrees below ...

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    Thursday Jan 29 | Herald Gazette

    The who, when, and where of ongoing group meetings around Washington include: Gibbs Library Trustees meeting - first Monday, 7 p.m. Bryant Room, contact the library 845-2663; Fire Department - every Monday evening, equipment maintenance 6 p.m., meeting 7 p.m. fire station, contact Tom 845-2576; Washington Select Board - every Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bryant Room, contact Town Office 845-2897; Adult basketball - every Thursday, 7-9 p.m., Prescott Memorial School gym, contact Adam at 845-2089; VFW meeting - second Monday, 6 p.m. VFW Hall, contact Scott at 390-5602; Hill & Gully Riders Snowmobile Club - second Tuesday , 7 p.m. Fire Station Conference Room, contact Matt 845-2167; Evening Star Grange - third Monday, 7 p.m. Grange Hall, contact Mildred at 845-3102; Washington Historical Society - third Tuesday, 7 p.m. Masonic Hall lower level, contact Wendy at 845-2526; Handcrafters Group - third ... (more)

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  3. Of course, some Washingtonians have New York snow envyRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | The Washington Post

    ... to accumulate steadily throughout the day before turning into a major storm. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images) The Washington area seems to have escaped the worst - most of it, really - of Monday's mega snowstorm, but that's not good enough for some ...

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  4. One Panel's Recipe: Equal Parts Legislating and TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | National Journal

    ... off its business with actual business-rewriting the No Child Left Behind Act, a task that even in a divided Washington actually has a fighting chance of becoming law. A day later, the committee put on a show, using a hearing about covered employees ...

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  5. Superintendent search begins with listening toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Herald Gazette

    ... in SAD 40, serving as a Title 1 coordinator, principal at Friendship Village School, Prescott Memorial School in Washington and Warren Community School and Director of Instruction. From there, she went to the newly-formed school Union 132, which ...

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  6. States with the most cases of illnessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    ... ealthiest state this year with one-point-one-six illnesses for every 1,000 people. Mississippi, Montana, Vermont, Washington, Maine, New Jersey, New Hampshire and Utah round out the top ten healthiest states of 2014.

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  7. Audrey LittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    ... and later as a homemaker. She married John D. Little, and they lived in Old Lyme, Conn., until 1979. She moved to Washington in 1979. In Washington, she was a member of the Washington Village Church, Ladies Guild of the Church, and Ladies Auxiliary ...

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  8. Lunch, Wearable & Performance Art: The Story of The Creche with Poet ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... as a house painter, warehouse man, truck driver, school bus driver, dairy farmer (he had a milking herd in Washington, Maine, 29 years) and served with the Signal Corp in the US Army (1959-1961). From 1990 - 1997 George was Executive Director of the ...

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  9. Lunch, Wearable & Performance Art at Spectrum Generations Coastal Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... as a house painter, warehouse man, truck driver, school bus driver, dairy farmer (he had a milking herd in Washington, Maine, 29 years) and served with the Signal Corp in the US Army (1959-1961). From 1990 - 1997 George was Executive Director of the ...

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  10. WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Capital Weekly

    Alma Jones, member of the Washington Scholarship Committee and lifelong supporter of all things related to Washington, draws the winning gasoline card raffle ticket. Steve Ocean won the raffle moments after purchasing a few more tickets 'for good luck.'

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  11. Donovan hopes to lead Galaxy past Revs in MLS CupRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2014 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... got their first job as a result of Marion Barry's programs were among the thousands who gathered Saturday at the Washington... Local and national political leaders, prominent clergy and ordinary Washingtonians who got their first jobs as a result of ...

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  12. Superintendent Nutter to step down in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Capital Weekly

    ... in SAD 40, serving as a Title 1 coordinator, principal at Friendship Village School, Prescott Memorial School in Washington and Warren Community School and Director of Instruction. From there, she went to the newly-formed school Union 132, which ...

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  13. WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Capital Weekly

    Our little town doesn't have a Black Friday, but our first Saturday in December always seems to be an active one. The Farmers' Holiday Market will be presented on Saturdays, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13, with several guest vendors joining the regulars at Washington Grange.

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  14. Student honored for 'buddy bench' ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    ... will then know they need a friend to play." A buddy bench has also been placed at Prescott Memorial School in Washington, thanks to the donations of Duane and Missy Vigue of All Aspects Builders. At the meeting a letter from the Vigues was read, ...

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  15. Marion Barry, Washington's troubled 'mayor for life,' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday at age 78. Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the nation's most promising black politicians. Years later, many Washingtonians would consider him a scoundrel but he remained a hero to many others in impoverished parts of the city, even as his continuing battles with substance abuse went public.

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  16. WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    Chris Gray, left, and David Melgard plead for their lost love in a hilarious country song spoof at last week's Second Annual Washington Grange Variety Show. Gene Kirkpatrick and Bonnie Hendsbee's music makes you want to dance, clap hands and tap toes.

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  17. WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Capital Weekly

    ... or directions, call Connie at 993-2294. Basketball for adults of any skill level has begun. Sponsored by Washington Recreation Committee, weekly sessions are Thursday evenings 7 to 9 p.m. at Prescott Memorial School gym. Games will run through ...

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  18. WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Herald Gazette

    Luther LaRue of Hope, left, looks on as Marie Jackson, Maine coordinator of Quilts of Valor Foundation, shows the handmade quilt presented to him at VFW Post 9437 last week. Luther LaRue of Hope was honored at Washington's Farrar-Ross VFW Post with a handmade quilt in recognition of his overseas military service.

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  19. Shrimp mislabeling is widespread, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | National Fisherman

    When Washingtonians dig into boiled shrimp with drawn butter at a local restaurant, the odds are nearly 50-50 they won't be eating the species of shellfish promoted on the menu. Seven of 15 shrimp samples obtained last year from Washington-area restaurants, or 47 percent, were misrepresented to consumers, according to the advocacy group Oceana, which released a report Thursday asserting widespread deception behind America's favorite seafood.

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  20. What's Worse Than Ebola and ISIS? Guns.By Cliff SchecterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | The Daily Beast

    Scare-mongering by opportunistic politicians and media are hiding the real killer in our midst: the pervasiveness of guns, which kills up to 30,000 Americans every year. It really isn't a tall order to scare Americans these days, and in particular our delicate representatives in Washington.

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