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10 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

Ebola: White House Raises Specter of Gov't Closure During D.C. Africa Summit

The Obama administration is urging federal employees to stay home during the summit of African leaders being held in Washington, D.C. next week and to monitor local news for announcement of a possible "closing of the federal government" -ostensibly over traffic issues.


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19 hrs ago |

Silver Sprin native is a summer intern for C-SPAN

Michelle Chavez, a rising sophomore at the University of Maryland, College Park, is interning at C-SPAN in Washington, D.C., this summer.


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19 hrs ago | Newsday

Linda Ronstadt honored by President Obama with National Medal of Arts

US President Barack Obama chats with muscian Linda Ronstadt after presenting her with the National Medal of Arts during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 28, 2014.


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Yesterday | CBS Local

Incoming House Majority Whip: Obama 'Just Wants To Sit Back And Play Politics'

Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., speaks to members of the media as House Speaker John Boehner listens after a leadership election at a House Republican Conference meeting on June 19, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland ... (more)


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Yesterday | Colombo Page

Decrease in respect for religious freedom in Sri Lanka as extremists...

July 29, Washington, DC: Although Sri Lanka's Constitution and other laws and policies protect religious freedom, there was an overall decrease in societal respect for religious freedom, as Buddhist nationalist groups led campaigns targeting Muslims and Christians, International Religious Freedom Report for 2013 released by the United States ... (more)


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

African Affairs

'I am here until development comes': Displacement, demolitions, and...

Carl LeVan thanks American University for an International Faculty Travel Award, and discloses that he made financial donations to one of the HTAs mentioned here.


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WTOP-FM Washington

Red light cameras mean revenue boost

Red light cameras are pulling in big dollars for local governments in the Washington, D.C., area, according to new data from AAA Mid-Atlantic.


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The Wall Street Journal

D.C. Metro's Silver Line Debuts

RESTON, Va.-Monday morning offered a smooth first commute for Silver Line riders following the rail line's kickoff on Saturday, with nearly 10,000 entries or exits at Northern Virginia's five new stations as of 10 a.m. Commuters widely praised the new rail line, the first for the D.C. region in 23 years.


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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Lucy Coffey visiting Washington, D.C.

The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran has finally made it to Washington to see the monuments and memorials.


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Business Journal

a My 5 favorite apps for business: Ingar Grev

Here are Ingar Grev 's favorite smartphone apps. Grev is the founder of The Strategy Tank, a think tank for CEOs, and owner of the Washington, D.C.-area franchise of The Growth Coach.


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Business Journal

Boston fares well in analysis of city walkability

Boston is one of the more walkable major cities in the United States and is on its way to becoming the most-walkable, according to a new report from a Washington D.C.-based research group and George Washington University.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Mr. Chance is going to Washington, and he needs suggestions

This is not a political diary, so my apologies for that, but many are familiar with the DC area, so that's why I wrote this diary.


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Coming home: Q & A with Ryan Russell of the U.S. Commercial Service

Ryan Russell never thought he would come back to Pittsburgh. He wanted to pursue a career in international affairs, something he felt wasn't possible to do here.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Study names Pittsburgh nation's second most unhappy city

Leave it to the National Bureau of Economic Research to throw a thick, wet blanket on Pittsburgh's positive rankings parade.


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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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Washington: 'Gals on the Go' Get Special Perks at The Four Seasons in Washington, D.C.

Speaking of Washington D.C. today, we happened to stumble across these special amenities for women offered at the Four Seasons Washington, D.C. .


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Effingham Herald

Closet clutter: How having fewer, better-quality clothes can bring style and happiness

Even with a big walk-in closet all to himself, one of Suzette Smith's clients, whom she calls "The Bachelor," needs a lot of help.


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The Daily Beast

The Classic Hotel Bar Checks Back InBy Kayleigh Kulp

Bars at the top hotels used to be the place to grab a cocktail. After falling out of style, they're back and ready to compete with speakeasies from New Orleans to NYC.


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Occupy Ghana Embassy demonstration organizer in DC talks

On July 23, 2014 a section of Ghanaians living in the east coast of the United States of America gathered at the embassy of Ghana in Washington DC to demonstrate against what they say is bad governance that has brought economic woes to the people of Ghana.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Roll Call

Debut Saturday for Historic Expansion of Washington's Metro Rail System

Saturday is a historic day for mass transit in the United States: it marks the opening of a $3 billion, 11.7 mile-stretch of rail called the Silver Line which will serve the nation's capital and its suburbs, the first new stations in the 106-mile Metro system since 2004.


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