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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

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

Post-gazette.com

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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HotelChatter

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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GhanaWeb

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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Fauquier.com

Steve Campbell named Executive Editor at Virginia News Group

Warrenton, Va.-The Virginia News Group today appointed Steve Campbell executive editor of its Piedmont Division which includes the flagship publication Fauquier Times , as well as Gainesville Times and Prince William Times .

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Boing Boing

'Hawaii by Air' opens at Smithsonian Air and Space: history of air travel to the islands

A new exhibition on the history and evolution of air travel to the Hawaiian Islands opens today at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. " Hawaii by Air " features Hawaiian travel posters, photographs and ephemera from the museum's collections that show how air travel to Hawaii developed, how the travel experience ... (more)

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WASH-FM

Your weekend guide to FUN in the DMV

Redskins Training Camp - July 24-August 11, 2014. Redskins Park, Richmond, Virginia.

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Contract

Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Receive National Medal of Arts

Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien will receive the National Medal of Arts, the U.S. government's highest award given to artists and art patrons.

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Hotel Interactive

Capital Hilton Addresses Allergy Travel Concerns with Hypoallergenic Hotel Rooms by PURE Solutions

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Contract

Davis Brody Bond Completes South African Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Davis Brody Bond has completed the South African embassy in Washington, D.C. The architecture firm modernized the existing complex by rehabilitating two historic Dutch Cape-style buildings on Embassy Row: the Ambassador's Residence from 1936 and the Chancery, built in 1963.

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Communications Workers of America

Art By, For and About the Common Man

Ron Carver tells the story of a critical juncture when CWA lent invaluable help in the efforts to reclaim the paintings of Ralph Fasanella for display in the public domain.

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Washington Times

Seeing the sights on D.C.'s National Mall

The National Mall offers an breathtaking panoramic view of the U.S. Capitol building, a must see sight on the list of many Washington, D.C. tourists.

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Free Republic

Scalia And Company May Have Already Shown Their Hand On Obamacare Subsidies

Conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court might have already tipped their hand on the latest substantial legal threat to Obamacare, according to one Yale law professor.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

DOT proposes 2-year phase-out of older tank cars for crude oil trains

Recently filled, a tanker truck drives past railway cars containing crude oil on railroad tracks in McClellan Park in North Highlands just outside the city limits of Sacramento, Calif.

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City Paper

The Blackbyrds' Kevin Toney Has a New Partner in Song: His Daughter

Some people believe "Rock Creek Park" is the official song of Washington, D.C. - or, at least, that it should be.

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