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1 hr ago | The George Towner

Cultural All-Stars: Wolf Trap CEO at George Town Club, Sept. 11

Arvind Manocha, president and CEO of Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, will headline a breakfast discussion on Thursday, Sept.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Townhall

An Honest Conversation on Race

After weeks of national angst generated when a white police officer shot an unarmed black man on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., perhaps it is time we have an honest discussion about race in America.

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The Washington Post

Del Friscoa s steakhouse prepares to open in CityCenter

A rendering of the dining room at the upcoming Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, which is opening in CityCenter DC next month.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

IOMA

SEC's Conflict Minerals Regulations: Lessons Learned and A Look Ahead

The Securities and Exchange Commission's rules impose disclosure and due diligence requirements on publicly-traded companies that manufacture products containing certain minerals designated as "conflict minerals."

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WUSA-TV Washington

Missing Treasures: Students Want Stuff Back

Returning college students from across the city are struggling to get thousands of dollars of stuff back from a troubled Missing Treasures: Students Want Stuff Back WASHINGTON, DC -- Returning college students from across the city are struggling to get thousands of dollars of stuff back from a troubled Check out this story on WUSA9.com: ... (more)

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Washington Blade

Pedini envy

For those who prefer "living in the kitchen," one local D.C. firm is a standout source of custom-crafted inspiration and envy-invoking dream home fulfillment.

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Examiner.com

Dolley, President Madison returned to burned-out Washington 200 years ago

This South Carolina Gamecock roosted atop Stone Mountain of Georgia prefers to commemorate American triumphs rather than the calamities that preceded them on September 11, 2001, December 7, 1941 or the burning of Washington by the British on August 24, 1814.

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Accuracy In Media

Holder: Leading the Racial Rush to Judgment

One thing an old Ivy League revolutionary can't stand is people noticing that he represents the Establishment, that he embodies the System to a point where he can make it stop and make it go.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The George Towner

For 200th Anniversary, Star-Spangled Banner Is Unfurled in Sight of the White House

Tricia McPhail, Lucy Peters and Lorna McPhail at the ellipse. The McPhails were visiting D.C. from Texas.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The British Admiral Who Burned The White House Was Nicknamed 'The Ruffian,' And He Sounds Vicious

On August 24, 1814, British forces occupied Washington, D.C. and set fire to public buildings including the White House and the Capitol.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Today, 200 years ago, Washington burned.

Two-hundred years ago today, roads out of Washington, D.C., were clogged with wagons hauling household belongings, bank cash, even government documents.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Time

Sunday Is the 200th Anniversary of the Burning of the White House

Look around Washington D.C. this summer and you'll find parades, speeches and shows to mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the 100th anniversary of World War I. Heck, there are even exhibits honoring the 25th anniversary of Prague's Velvet Revolution and the fact the 50 years ago the Beatles first invaded America, to much teenage ... (more)

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Jewish World Review

Diana West:

One thing an old Ivy League revolutionary can't stand is people noticing that he represents the Establishment.

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Examiner.com

Holder's visit to Ferguson calms community after Michael Brown shooting, unrest

Attorney General Eric Holder meets with Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson during his visit to Ferguson, Missouri, Aug. 20, 2014; Holder's visit helped calm the unrest that started when Michael Brown was shot on Aug. 9 Attorney General Eric Holder meets with Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson during his visit to Ferguson, ... (more)

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The Washington Post

Congressional Cemetery race commemorates the 200th anniversary of the burning of Washington

The Brits burned Washington on Aug. 24, 1814. The one good thing about that: The 200th anniversary falls on a Sunday, perfect timing for Congressional Cemetery to hold its Flee the British 5K .

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The Georgetown Times

Council hosts Jazz Ambassadors

The Cultural Council of Georgetown County is proud to present an amazing, free and family-friendly concert to the community on Sat., Aug. 30. The Jazz Ambassadors of the United States Army Field Band will perform at 6 p.m. at Francis Marion Park, on Front Street along the harbor in Georgetown.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Coastal Observer

Flights of fancy: Top sculptors exhibit new works at Brookgreen

Dale Weiler of Tryon, N.C., made a special delivery to Brookgreen Gardens last week.

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Washingtonian.com

Gentrification on the Waterfront

Will the luxury mega-development on the Southwest waterfront unmoor the low-key way of life on DC's houseboats? These photos offer a look inside one of the largest "live-aboard" communities on the Eastern seaboard, just as the cranes rise.

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Business Journal

Cake pops in Woodley Park, high-end clothing in Georgetown and a big addition in Petworth

The District, with Jair Lynch and Forrester Construction, is renovating 645 H for the D.C. Department of Human Services.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

In Falls Church, Eden Center tenants sue landlord, say mall crumbling around them

As Suong Nguyen talked about the difficulty of keeping her restaurant clean and dry, a large wet ceiling tile crashed down on a table next to her.

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