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1 min ago | KION 46

Jury deliberating on ex-Blackwater workers

Ali Abdul Razzaq's life in Iraq was still getting started when a bullet to the head killed the 9-year-old.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, District of Columbia Government, Life, Self Defense

4 hrs ago | Baltimore News

Report issued on DC girl's disappearance

A review of District of Columbia government interactions with the family of a missing 8-year-old girl has recommended more than two dozen policy changes but concluded that none of those reforms would have prevented her disappearance.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

8 hrs ago | RollingStone

Chris Brown Pleads Guilty to Assault in D.C. Fight

Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to assaulting a man outside a Washington, D.C. hotel room last October.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Music, Entertainment

10 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Report: 21 states don't meet emergency standards for kids

Dropping your child off at day care or seeing them onto the school bus can be difficult - but what are your plans if the unthinkable happens? Report: 21 states don't meet emergency standards for kids Dropping your child off at day care or seeing them onto the school bus can be difficult - but what are your plans if the unthinkable happens? Check ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, District of Columbia Government

14 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily

The Core of the problem

The Common Core, a set of standards for teaching methods and assessment of knowledge in primary education, was adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia when it was created in 2010.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Mary Fallin

17 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Chris Brown to appear in DC court for plea hearing on assault charge from hotel fight

Singer Chris Brown is expected to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case.

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Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Acoustic, Chris Brown, District of Columbia Government, Entertainment

Mon Sep 01, 2014

News 4 Jax

More Americans working more hours

WE'LL TELL YOU MORE ABOUT THIS TECHNOLOGY AND WHAT IS COMING UP NEXT. ACCORDING TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S WEBSITE THE IDEA OF LABOR HAS BEEN AROUND FOR MORE THAN A CURRENTER.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Florida

WUSA-TV Washington

DC expands anti-littering enforcement

Starting Monday, D.C. police officers will be able to give $75 notices of violation to pedestrians they see littering in the city.

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Examiner.com

Obama and brother named in RICO complaint

Last Thursday, Attorney Larry Klayman , founder of Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, filed a RICO complaint in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, naming President Barack Obama , his half-brother Malik Obama , Secretary of State John Kerry, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and HAMAS as the ... (more)

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Israel, World News, Middle East

CultureMap

Think you know Texas? Test your state knowledge with pop quiz on new free app

If you're smart enough to get an expert-level ranking on the Census Pop Quiz, you'll be rewarded with a state-themed piece of praise, such as "You're hotter than Texas in July."

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Related Topix: Travel

SFGate

Will traffic deaths rise as states legalize pot?

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Science / Technology

Power Line

Which States Are the Richest? The Answer May Surprise You

It has long been obvious that it takes a lot of money to live in New York or San Francisco, while you can get along on much less in, say, Nebraska.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, District of Columbia Government

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Gay Americans accuse Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie of betrayal by getting married

Many gay Americans are accusing Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie of betraying the cause of same sex marriage by getting married last week.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding

The Madison Courier

Labor Day: We honor working men and women

OUR VIEW Every time an election rolls around we hear lots of heated rhetoric about the need to create more jobs; to put people back to work so that our economy can move forward.

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Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays

Off the Kuff

Lawsuit over same sex benefits for city employees moved back to state court

The passage of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance and the efforts to put a repeal referendum on the ballot have been one of the big local stories this year, but you may recall that before we were all talking about HERO there was another big story relating to equality in Houston.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

On Top Magazine

Charlie Crist Urges Rick Scott Not To Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist on Friday called on Governor Rick Scott to do what's best for Floridians and not appeal a recent federal judge's ruling striking down Florida's ban on gay marriage.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Gay/Lesbian, Charlie Crist, Rick Scott, US Governors

Big News Network.com

D.C. Mayoral Candidates Must Overcome Voter Apathy

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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ImmigrationProf Blog

Immigrant of the Day: Judge Frank Schwelb, DC Court of Appeals

A civil rights lawyer. A fair and reasonable judge. A wonderful husband. An immigrant turned naturalized citizen.

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Washington Examiner

Small fires force DC hotel guests to relocate

Guests at a large Washington hotel were forced to evacuate their rooms overnight and sleep in ballrooms and other areas of the hotel due to a series of small fires.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

St. Petersburg Times

Editorial: Federal education enforcers out of line

Duncan said Thursday that states can apply for extra time before they use student test scores to judge teachers' performance.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., Florida, Florida Government, Standardized Testing, Education, Opinion

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