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16 min ago | Washington Examiner

Woman gets 4 years for stealing $5M from nonprofit

A woman known for donating gowns from her Maryland bridal shop to military brides has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for stealing more than $5 million from her nonprofit employer.

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Related Topix: Upper Marlboro, MD, Washington Post, Publishing

Fri Jul 25, 2014

4029TV.com

Report: 4 journalists detained in Iran

Concern is growing for the well-being of four journalists, three of them American citizens, apparently detained in Iran this week, according to The Washington Post.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Whittier Daily News

Neel Kashkari is Barry Goldwater 2.0, George Will says (lovingly): Opinion

Columnist George Will of The Washington Post is making the comparison in a column headlined, “Neel Kashkari could be California's Goldwater.” It's meant to be flattering.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

Detroit News

Real story revealed about Detroit wedding party photo that went viral

The photo, seen in numerous media outlets including People magazine, the New York Post and Daily Mail, was accompanied by a fake text message conversation in which a bride accidentally invites a stranger to a wedding photo shoot.

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Related Topix: Wedding

The Washington Post

Judge weighs probation, detention for District youth involved in April zoo shooting

The sentencing of the 14-year-old who pleaded guilty to shooting into a crowd outside the National Zoo in April , was delayed Friday after a probation officer and prosecutors requested the youth remain in custody of the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, while the teen's public defender requested the youth be released and placed on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Business Journal

Developer Michael Darby's wife a future D.C.-based reality series cast member?

Michael Darby principal and co-founder of Monument Realty. His wife, Miss DC 2011 Ashley Boalch, may be one of four D.C. women tapped to co-host a new Bravo reality show.

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The Washington Post

Guatemalan president: Central America needs at least $2 billion a to attack the root of the problema

The president of Guatemala believes the United States should provide at least $2 billion in aid to Central American countries in order "to attack the root of the problem" causing recent waves of illegal immigration.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Illegal Immigration, US News, Washington Post, Publishing

GreenBuildingAdvisor

Missing the Sun in Washington, D.C.

When row houses get an extra story or two, solar panels that had been in full sun may suddenly be shaded Vertical expansions of Washington, D.C., townhouses , locally called "pop-ups," have residents with rooftop solar arrays worried about a loss of their access to the sun.

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Related Topix: Washington DC, Real Estate, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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Examiner.com

Republicans promote 'compassionate conservative' visions for 2016

Compassionate conservatism is back, the Washington Post is reporting today , among several of the candidate laying the groundwork to seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney

TheBlaze.com

Washington Post Journalist Reportedly Detained in Iran

Three Americans, including the Washington Post's Iran correspondent, were detained in Tehran on Tuesday, according to "credible reports" the newspaper received .

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Related Topix: Journalism, US Politics, US News

Glenn Beck

a oeIta s laughablea : Washington Posta s hit piece debunked by Glenn Beck fan who called into radio show

In a move that will surprise absolutely no one, several mainstream media outlets published stories on Glenn's 'We Will Not Conform' event that didn't exactly represent the event in the best light.

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Related Topix: Glenn Beck, Entertainment, Television

News Democrat

Why incumbents keep getting reelected12:33 pm | 0

It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Opinion

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

D.C. Cops Conducting FBI-Like Stings to Arrest People They Predetermine as 'Bad Guys'

Cmdr. Melvin Scott, who oversees the operations, defended the practice to the Post, saying, "we have to feel comfortable and confident that these are bad guys, the guys we want.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

USA Today

Rieder: The fog of WashingtonRieder: The fog of WashingtonIn D.C.,...

You just can't make this up. There was White House Press Secretary, chastising The Washington Post for a story that was based in part on information from anonymous sources.

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Related Topix: Texas, Journalism

The Washington Post

White House, senators near deal on surveillance reform

The Obama administration and key U.S. senators are close to a deal on legislation that aims to end the National Security Agency's collection of millions of Americans' phone call logs for counterterrorism purposes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

NewsTarget.com

Federal courts rule Obamacare subsidies both legal and illegal; entire system may be gutted

A three-judge panel for the federal court of appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the court that hears and decides cases pertaining to rules and regulations issued by federal agencies, has ruled that some health insurance subsidies provided under Obamacare are illegal.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Daily Beast

David Gregory: Dead Head Talking?By Lloyd Grove

NBC News' chief White House correspondent, Chuck Todd, and Morning Joe 's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are jockeying to replace the moderator of Meet the Press .

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Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Morning Joe, US News, The Daily Rundown

The Washington Post

Kelly: A big thank you to everyone who donated to Send a Kid to Camp

Thank you. When the last penny had been counted, readers of The Washington Post had contributed $330,963.53 to this year's Send a Kid to Camp campaign.

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Related Topix: Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family, Washington Post, Publishing

NBC12

Former Redskins owner's granddaughter wants change

Sixty-five-year-old Jordan Wright of Alexandria tells The Washington Post that if just one person says they're offended by the team's name, then that should be reason enough to change it.

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