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13 hrs ago | Mashable

Instagram Doodler Makes Whimsical Drawings on Her Bathroom Mirror

"I invent a little stage in the mirror," Meldahl said in an interview with Mashable .


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15 hrs ago |

Locally Heavy, Strong Storms to Aim for East Coast, South and Plains

Showers and drenching, locally gusty thunderstorms will focus in the South, central Plains and Southwest into Wednesday night, while a few storms will also ignite in the Northeast.


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19 hrs ago | CBS Local

FEMA Administrator: 'We Have Not Been What I Would Say...

Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency Craig Fugate testifies during a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on July 9, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they're struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants ... (more)


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22 hrs ago | Time

Washington, D.C.: What to See and What to Skip

Everyone knows the basics when it comes to visiting the nation's capital-see the White House, the Capitol, Supreme Court, the monuments-but the locals know there's a lot more that is worth checking out.


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22 hrs ago | CBS Local

White House Official: Border Crisis Is Not Obama's 'Katrina Moment'

President Barack Obama makes his way to board Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House on July 8, 2014 at the White House in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - A White House official says that the humanitarian crisis taking place at the U.S.-Mexico border is not President Barack Obama's "Katrina moment."


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Yesterday | Times-Standard

Please help bring 'Wall That Heals' to Humboldt County

The United States of America lost more than 57,000 soldiers in the Vietnam War. Hundreds of thousands of our soldiers returned home to a vile hatred by our citizens because of the public's negative attitude against the war.


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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily Republic

Police chief, top probation officer, superintendent will travel to Washington, D.C.

Police Chief Walt Tibbet, Solano County Chief Probation Officer Chris Hanson and Fairfield-Suisun School District Superintendent Kris Corey will attend a Sept.


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Christian Science Monitor

Saving money: Tips everyone in their 20s should know.

James Madison University graduate Nandi Alexander, 22, from Washington D.C., celebrates after the Conferring of Degrees at the College of Arts and Letters ceremony during the spring commencement, May 4, 2013, in Harrisonburg, Va.


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WLUK-TV Green Bay

Sarah Ganser, 12, prepares a recipe at her Appleton home, July 8, 2014.

Sarah Ganser, 12, was one of several winners in the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge.


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WTOP-FM Washington

Mobile apps offer last-minute deals

While new technology and mobile applications have made old-fashion road trips easier, the thrill of spontaneity and surprise still remains.


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The Washington Post

Behind a rare, rogue lightning flash in Silver Spring

Depiction of a "bolt from the blue" that occurred at 9:35 pm on June 25, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The lightning photograph captures only a small portion of a much larger flash as observed by the Washington D.C. Lightning Mapping Array .


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Mon Jul 07, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: PakistanU.S. Arms Sales Bring Bloodshed, Bankruptcy to Pakistan

You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's.


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Really? PHX to be one of 15 most walkable cities

Would you believe Phoenix is set to become one of the "most walkable" cities in the nation in the near future? A new study says we'll be joining the ranks of Boston, New York City and Washington D.C., after previously ranking among the "least walkable" spots around the country.


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Daily Kos

Guantanamo detainees use Hobby Lobby in prayer rights fight

Lawyers for two Guantanamo Bay detainees have filed motions asking a U.S. court to block officials from preventing the inmates from taking part in communal prayers during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.


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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sunday Herald

Revealed: how UK diplomats helped Darling's pro-union US charm offensive

THE UK Government has been accused of "utterly unacceptable" behaviour after further details emerged of the scale of diplomatic support given to Alistair Darling to help him promote the Union in the United States earlier this year.


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Your Favorite River :The Potomac River

The Potomac River of the mid Atlantic coast flows into the Chesapeake Bay. She flows through Washington DC,Virginia,Maryland, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.


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Sat Jul 05, 2014

the End is Near: Grand opening for MD's Big Cork Vineyards only a couple months off

A storm blew through western Maryland and over the Big Cork contruction site late Wednesday afternoon, making it look like a scene from the movie "Independence Day."


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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

Ford Announces $1 Million Donation to Smithsonian National Museum of...

The donation from Ford Motor Company Fund, the company's philanthropic arm, will support the museum's capital campaign.


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In Rain or Shine, Americans Celebrate Country's Birthday

From naturalization ceremonies to fireworks, hot dog eating contests to flight delays, Americans enjoyed the summer sun or braved harsh weather to celebrate their nation's birthday late this week.


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The Coastal Courier

Pulliam interning, meets House majority leader

Liberty County High School alum Donnie Pulliam, third from left, joined a group of interns who met with U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Virginia, fourth from left, last month.


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