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  1. Lawmakers Tackle NFL's Tax Exempt StatusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    The National Football League's tax-exempt status could come to an end if Sen. Maria Cantwell gets her wish. Cantwell, D-Wash., announced Tuesday that she will introduce legislation that would end the league's tax-exempt status in a move to increase pressure to change the name of the Washington Redskins.

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  2. Arrest made in shooting death of 3-year-old Knijah BibbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Examiner.com

    After a month long FBI manhunt and a $45,000 reward, Davon "Dro" Wallace is now in police custody. After a month long FBI manhunt and a $45,000 reward, Davon "Dro" Wallace is now in police custody.

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  3. Senator threatens legislation to revoke NFL's tax-exempt status if Redskins don't change nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | TBD.com

    Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wa., from left, President of National Congress of American Indians and Chairman of the Swinomish Tribe Brian Cladoosby, and Amy Sarck Dobmeier of the Qissunamiut Tribe of Alaska join other native Americans and lawmakers during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

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  4. Cory Booker among two U.S. Senators seeking to yank the NFL's tax-exempt statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | NJ.com

    U.S. Sen. Cory Booker wants to remove the NFL's tax-exempt status over the league's handling of players linked to domestic violence. Sen. Maria Cantwell reportedly wants the exemption gone due to another form of perceived inaction: the NFL's failure to force Washington to ditch the name "Redskins."

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  5. Senator Seeks to Cancel NFL Tax-Exempt Status Because of Redskins NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | TIME.com

    A Washington Redskins helmet sits on the grass during a preseason football game between the Redskins and Cleveland Browns at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland. Senator Maria Cantwell said Tuesday that she would soon be introducing legislation to end to the NFL's tax-exempt status because of its refusal to pressure the Washington Redskins to change the team name.

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  6. Reflections on 9/11 and Excellence in GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Government Executive

    As we paused last week to remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, I am reminded of how that event changed so much of our history - including impacting how government moved forward to manage technology and people who care deeply about serving the American people, and working with our international partners to do the same.

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  7. Senator Plans Bill Punishing NFL Over 'Redskins' NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Wall Street Journal

    Sen. Maria Cantwell said Tuesday she wants to hurt the NFL where it matters - the embattled league's pocketbook - in order to force it to abandon team mascots that critics view as offensive. "The NFL needs join the rest of America in the 21st century.

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  8. Senator proposes stripping NFL's tax-exempt status over Washington team nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Business Journal

    From left, Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., Andy Ebona, Rep. Betty McCollum, D-Minn., Amy Sparck Dobmeier of the Alaskan Qissunamuit Tribe, and Tara Houska, attend a news conference in Dirksen Building with members of Congress and Native American leaders call on the Washington's NFL team to change its nickname. Photo by Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call.

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  9. Blacks, Hispanics have doubts about media accuracyRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KTVN Reno

    For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads. Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.

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  10. Corinthian Colleges sued for predatory lendingRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KTVN Reno

    For the first time, California's Department of Motor Vehicles knows how many self-driving cars are traveling public roads. Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - but until now, the Department of Motor Vehicles wasn't sure just how many were rolling around.

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  11. Senator wants to strip NFL of tax-exempt status because league...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | New York Daily News

    'The NFL needs to join the rest of Americans in the 21st century,' Sen. Maria Cantwell said. 'It is about right and wrong.'

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  12. Lowe's volunteers spruce up family services building in MonroeRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

    Top row, left to right: Claudie Dee, Zack McAdoo, Mark Minshall, Rod Miller, Thomas Verstynen, Dylan Buttolph, Jim Wilde. Bottom Row: Gina McCullough, Athena Collins, Rylee Barker.

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  13. Dempsey: If campaign fails, ground troops possibleRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a... The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in... A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field is expected to appear in a Florida court. A man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her parents and her new boyfriend and leaving their bodies in a field is expected to appear in a Florida court.

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  14. Humana and Iora Health Partner to Launch Accountable Care Agreement in Arizona and WashingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Business Wire

    Improved health and more coordinated care for Medicare Advantage members is the goal behind a new Accountable Care arrangement and population health management partnership between Humana Inc. and Iora Health. The partnership launches Iora's unique health care model in Arizona and Washington where Iora Health will open four new primary care practices - two in Phoenix and two in Seattle - under the Iora Primary Care brand.

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  15. Arrest made in shooting death of 3-year-old girlRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Examiner.com

    Davon "Dro" Wallace, 25, the subject of an FBI manhunt and the man accused in the Aug. 10 shooting death of three-year-old Knijah Amore Bibb while she was visiting family in Landover, Maryland , is now in police custody, according to a Sept. 16 report from NBC News in Washington.

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  16. Speculation swirls over Fed language on rate hikeRead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | ABC 27

    The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a... The final report from a landmark federal study on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, found no evidence that chemicals or brine water from the gas drilling process moved upward to contaminate drinking water at a site in... When Trump Plaza opened on May 14, 1984, Donald Trump called it the finest building in Atlantic City, and possibly the nation. The supervisor drew his finger in a slashing motion moments after the final hand of blackjack had been dealt at Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino.

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  17. Forestvillea s Washington off to prolific startRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Washington Post

    Jordan Washington didn't play offense when he was at Friendship Collegiate, so maybe he brought a lot of pent-up ball-carrying energy with him when he transferred to Forestville before his senior season. Maybe Forestville's competition has just been ill-equipped to stop him, maybe he feels more comfortable in Coach Charles Harley's scheme, maybe he's gotten faster and stronger and more explosive since leaving one set of Knights for another.

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  18. Gary Locke, Former Ambassador to China, Selects Worldwide Speakers...Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | PRWeb

    Smart organizations understand that doing business around the world, and particularly with China, is no longer optional. No one understands this better than Gary Locke.

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  19. Navigating the four pillars of WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Hill

    Washington is an eclectic city. It is a metropolis that is thriving economically and socially.

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  20. When rulers can't understand the ruled: Study finds significant gaps...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    A significant gap has been found in demographics, experience and partisanship between Washington insiders and the Americans they govern. "The elements of difference we have identified between the rulers and the ruled give us some reason to suspect that the two groups may not perceive the political world in the same way," the researchers write.

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