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3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Navy Yard report details killer's death, shootings

In the end, after more than an hour of slaughter, it came down to a gunfight in a warren of cubicles in a very ordinary office building.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia Government

3 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Crucial facts not shared during Navy Yard shooting

Communication problems among federal and local authorities complicated the search for the gunman during September's deadly mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, according to a District of Columbia police report that says D.C. officers were unable to make use of live video of the shooter as they streamed into harm's way.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia Government

4 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Smith to launch bid for DC attorney general

A former federal lawyer is officially launching his campaign to become the District of Columbia's first elected attorney general.

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8 hrs ago | Washington Blade

D.C. schizophrenia over becoming business-friendly

The District is dependent on the private sector for future economic growth. It's time D.C. Council members swallow that medicine.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

12 hrs ago | Groong

BAKU: Will Nagorno-Karabakh Settlement Pass Through Camp David?

KARABAKH SETTLEMENT PASS THROUGH CAMP DAVID? AzerNews, Azerbaijan July 11 2014 11 July 2014, 10:51 By Claude Salhani Senior editor of the English service of Trend Agency Outside Caspian-Caucasus region, just a few people may have ever heard of Nagorno-Karabakh region which has been the center of a dispute over the last three decades.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories

17 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. Medicaid enrollment nears 7 million since Obamacare rollout

New enrollments in Obamacare's Medicaid expansion and other healthcare programs for the poor have reached 6.7 million people since the launch of President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms last year, the administration said on Friday.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Switched

Eleanor Holmes Norton Rips 'Tyrant' Congressman For Trying To Block D.C. Marijuana Laws

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton tore into Rep. Andy Harris on Friday for trying to block a D.C. marijuana decriminalization bill, comparing him to a tyrant and chiding him for meddling in her district's affairs.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Drugs, US Politics, Representative Andy Harris, Republican, District of Columbia Government

Sunherald.com

Police couldn't watch Navy Yard surveillance video

The report says the contract security guard who was monitoring the surveillance videos locked the door to the control room and didn't contact law enforcement.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia Government

Breitbart.com

Harry Reid Will Not Allow Votes on GOP Gun Control Repeals

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is using Senate procedures to prevent Republicans from adding amendments to repeal gun control to the Sportsmen Bipartisan Act.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, District of Columbia Government

Foster's Daily Democrat

N.H. voted second safest state in U.S. on WalletHub

New Hampshire recently was named the second-safest state in the country in wallethub.com's "2014's Safest States" report.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

National Public Radio

No Charges For Police Who Killed Woman After D.C. Chase

Capitol Hill police officers look at a car belonging to Miriam Carey after she was shot and killed on Oct. 3 following a high-speed car chase that started near the White House.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Free Republic

Bill submitted to hold Lois Lerner in contempt: Congress takes first step towards arrest

WND has learned the House of Representatives is considering whether to send Lois Lerner to jail for contempt of Congress.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas, Tax

Washington Examiner

DC abandons plan to combine lottery contracts

The District of Columbia's chief financial officer has abandoned his plans to combine the city's two lucrative lottery contracts.

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Related Topix: Lottery

Baltimore News

Lateefah Williams to run for DC attorney general

A Washington attorney who's spent most of her career doing legislative and public policy work is the latest candidate to enter the race for District of Columbia attorney general.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

ThinkProgress

Even Republicans Are Satisfied With Their New Obamacare Coverage

Conservative groups have invested millions of dollars in opposing the Affordable Care Act, but they appear to have had little success in turning Americans against the law.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, US News, Liberal Political News

Business Journal

WalletHub report says Hawaii 4th in the U.S. for health care coverage

A recent study by Wallet Hub said that the number of the uninsured population has dropped from about 9 percent about 6 percent thanks to the Affordable Care Act, which means Hawaii's uninsured population is the fourth lowest in the United States.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Here's How Poverty May Become a Thing of the Past

One issue that has always faced every society is that of poverty. In systems such as ours, especially in the United States, the 'haves' and 'have-nots' separate themselves, shaping our culture, education systems, and even the way our cities are physically laid out.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

University Hospitalsand#8217; cancer program awarded three-year, $4.675 million grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded University Hospitals' cancer program a three-year, $4.675 million grant to support a new model of care aimed at helping patients with complex cases of cancer.

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KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Utah to seek Supreme Court same-sex review

Utah will become the first state to ask the Supreme Court to uphold its ban on same-sex marriage, the latest legal step in what could become a constitutional showdown.

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