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News on The Washington Post Company (Ticker: WPO) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

D.C. housing complex's decline raises questions about management, politics

The front gate of the Park Southern Apartments is bent, broken and inoperable. The complex has many maintenance-related problems.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Lorin Maazel, 1930-2014

Lorin Maazel in 2011, leading a dress rehearsal for "La Boheme" at his Castleton festival.

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Related Topix: Classical, Lorin Maazel, Washington Post, Publishing, Virginia, Arts, Opera, Symphony

11 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Leesburg Target security officer fired for reporting theft

A security officer who worked at a Target store in Leesburg for eight years says he was fired after reporting shoplifting by a man who may have been a sheriff's deputy.

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Related Topix: Virginia

14 hrs ago | Outside the Beltway

Jose Antonio Vargas Is A Symbol For Immigration Reform, Not A Candidate For Deportation

Jose Antonio Vargas has gained some degree of notoriety over the years first as a reporter and later because of the fact that he became the most publicly prominent illegal immigrant in the entire country.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Publishing, Media, New Times, World News, Mexico, Conservative Political News

19 hrs ago | Slashdot

FCC Approves Subsidy Plan to Upgrade School and Library Networks

The Washington Post reports that, "In a 3-2 vote along party lines Friday, the FCC greenlit a plan to spend $2 billion over the next two years on subsidies for internal networks.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

23 hrs ago | Salon

7 libertarian upstarts who might help Democrats keep their U.S. Senate majority

If the Democrats control the Senate after November, Majority Leader Harry Reid might want to send thank you notes to a bunch of relatively unknown Libertarians, who, with little money and a big dependence on free YouTube videos and Facebook posts, are undercutting mainstream Republican candidates in seven states.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Increase in Silver Line costs hits Dulles Toll Road users

Tysons Corner is home to three of the five stations built for the first phase of the Silver Line.

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Related Topix: Dulles, VA, Tysons Corner, VA, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News, James Moran, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Virginia

NewsBusters.org

WashPost Food Critic Ogles Mrs. Obama's...

If you think Michelle's Well-Toned Arms is a tired cliche, you're not in delirious love like The Washington Post.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Michelle Obama, Washington, DC

The Daily Caller

Follow the Money: Microsoft's Plan To Cash In On Common Core

No great American philanthropist ever got to be a great American philanthropist without first becoming a great American business tycoon.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Bill Gates, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Charitable Organizations, Computers

National Public Radio

A Mother's Essay Challenges Assumptions About Poverty

The stereotype of the so-called welfare queen driving a luxury car while leaching off of society is an enduring one.

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The Washington Post

ISIS is part of Iraq revolution

Iraq's then-speaker of parliament, Osama al-Nujaifi, greets Secretary of State John F. Kerry, left, in Baghdad last month.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News, Business News

The Washington Post

Navy Yard shooting response suffered from confusion, report finds

D.C. police commanders sending officers to stop the mass killing at the Washington Navy Yard didn't know there was live video showing the shooter's path, because a private security guard had locked himself in the room with the monitors and never told anyone he was there, according to a District police report.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Juan Cole

NSA Spying: Now It's Personal

Imagine that you watched a police officer in your neighborhood stop ten completely ordinary people every day just to take a look inside their vehicle or backpack.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Liberal Political News

The Mac Observer

Apple Signs on to White House Program for Paying Suppliers Faster

The White House announced on Friday that Apple, Cocacola, IBM, CVS, FedEx, Honda, and Walgreens, and 19 other large companies have signed on to participate in SupplierPay.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Washington bids adieu to French Ambassador Fran ois Delattre

With renovations at the palatial French ambassador's residence in Kalorama still three months away from completion, invitees to Ambassador Francois Delattre's last French National Day in D.C. were forced to make due with the posh Anderson House.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News

Washington Post

How 160,000 intercepted communications led to our latest NSA story

Last weekend, The Washington Post published a story I wrote with Julie Tate and Ashkan Soltani about National Security Agency surveillance that sweeps in the conversations of people who are not foreign "targets."

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Common Dreams

Economic Populism at Heart of Emerging Debate Among Democrats

Sen. Elizabeth Warren , center, accompanied by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, make statements introducing Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. John Kerry seated at left, to the committee during his confirmation hearing to become secretary of state, replacing Clinton, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, John Kerry, Democrat, Hillary Clinton

WCKX-FM Columbus

Police Monitor LeBron's Ohio Home

The Washington Post is reporting a local police vehicle is currently stationed outside of LeBron's home in Akron suburb Bath Township.

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Related Topix: Ohio

Thu Jul 10, 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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WTOP-FM Washington

Bicyclists ride in protest of Washington Post column

Cyclists are sounding off after a "Washington Post" columnist says they are "biker terrorists out to rule the road."

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

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