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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

What to expect in 95 Express Lanes work zone

The work zone for the express lanes is in the middle of I-95 in Northern Virginia.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Washington Post, Publishing, Virginia Government, Sports

5 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

Iran's Regime Likes the Washington Post's Op-Ed Space, but Not Its Reporter

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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Related Topix: Iran, World News, Middle East, Anthony Bourdain, Life, Food, Chefs, Journalism, Activism

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Game over: The pinball wizard and his lost dream of a Washington museum

At one point, David Silverman owned 900 pinball machines. But then the games that brought him joy became a burden.

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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Carolyn Hax Live

Carolyn Hax started her advice column in 1997 as a weekly feature for The Washington Post, accompanied by the work of "relationship cartoonist" Nick Galifianakis.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Ted Cruz denies he worked against House GOP border bill

As House Republicans struggled Thursday to rally behind legislation to address the influx of illegal immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, Sen. Ted Cruz , a tea party favorite who has close ties to House conservatives, dismissed talk that he was partly responsible for the GOP's stumble.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Illegal Immigration, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Washington Post, Publishing

The Washington Post

Montgomery County cab drivers join forces with National Taxi Workers Alliance

Montgomery County taxi drivers protested in front of a county office building in Rockville last year.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, PA, Washington Post, Publishing, Business News

The Washington Post

Will dog owners spend any amount on their pets? Probably.

Ruby, a Beagle Chihuahua mix is run on the treadmill as Sofie, a Weimaraner, looks on.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Ohio

The Washington Post

7 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of Aug. 1-3

Derek E. Miller and Alexis Krauss of indie-rock duo Sleigh Bells are part of the Mad Decent bill .

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Sleigh Bells, Ice-T, Rap, Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, Entertainment

SFGate

Louisiana Republican Flees Interview When Asked About Obama's Birthplace

A Republican congressional candidate fled her interview with a major election-forecasting group after being asked why she believed global warming was a hoax and whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States, according to a new report in The Washington Post.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

City Paper

Marion Barry's Autobiography: The Secret Chapter

Marion Barry 's recent autobiography Mayor for Life earned mixed reviews, thanks in part to its failure to really face all of Barry's misdeeds.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Wonkbook: After the VA deal, Congress is back to bickering about the border crisis

Wonkbook's Number of the Day: 64.8 percent. That's the homeownership rate in America, the lowest rate since 1995.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate

Silicon Alley Insider

Media Matters: The Washington Post Is 'Obsessed' With Hillary Clinton's Wealth

Liberal watchdog group Media Matters published a piece on Monday accusing Washington Post political reporter Chris Cillizza of having a "fixation" with Hillary Clinton's wealth.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Examiner.com

Jesse Ventura awarded $1.84 million in lawsuit against murdered Navy SEAL

Jesse Ventura's attorney wants 'American Sniper' author Chris Kyle's widow to proceed as the defendant in a defamation suit.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs

WPTV Local News

Big waves in Arctic Ocean threaten polar ice

Parts of the Arctic Ocean are seeing bigger waves than they've ever seen before - mainly because they used to be covered in ice.

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The Washington Post

Nightlife Agenda: Rickeys, Wonderland and a dance party in Rock Creek Park

Wonderland Ballroom, which became known for its electric DJ nights and cheap happy hours in the mid-2000s, celebrates its 10th anniversary this week.

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Related Topix: Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, Washington Post, Publishing, Family, Kids, Sports

Russia Taday

FBI forensic lab misconduct could affect 2,600 convictions, 45 death row cases

Nearly every criminal case the FBI and US Justice Department has reviewed during a major investigation that began in 2012 regarding an FBI lab unit has involved flawed forensic testimony, The Washington Post reported.

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ABC2 Maryland

Bid process underway for Purple Line light rail

The process for companies to prepare bids to build and operate the 16-mile Purple Line light rail has formally begun.

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Philly.com

Is suing the president merely a rehearsal for impeachment?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's constitutional literacy adviser, looks at arguments that a lawsuit from Republicans against President Obama is a political tactic or about a broader constitutional issue.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Sarah Palin launches a television network: It'll cost you to watch it

Paula Deen isn't the only one fashioning a new home for herself online. With a spot on The View probably not forthcoming, Sarah Palin has launched her own online channel, fittingly named the Sarah Palin Channel and billed as a forum to "discuss the... The Washington Post on Tuesday reported that Sarah Palin is launching an online television ... (more)

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WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Gay Marriage Ruling Could Face Lengthy Legal Process

Virginia now joins Utah and Oklahoma as states where federal appeals courts have recently ruled gay marriage bans unconstitutional; however, the fight for both sides is far from over.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court

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