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  1. Secret doors open up a room's unseen potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 25 | The Columbian

    Washington and secrets go together hand in glove. Or maybe it's more like cloak and dagger.

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  2. Manafort asks to move upcoming trial, cites D.C. publicityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | The Columbian

    His lawyers cite "intensely negative news coverage" and possible juror bias in requesting that the case be relocated to Roanoke, Virginia. Manafort was found guilty of eight counts last week in a separate trial in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  3. Other Papers Say: Congress, act on TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | The Columbian

    On Tuesday, the president of the United States was credibly accused in federal court of directing one of his subordinates to commit a federal crime. The effect of their alleged conspiracy against campaign finance laws was to defraud American voters, who were prevented from learning potentially relevant information ahead of Election Day 2016.

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  4. Jury begins 3rd day of deliberations in Manafort fraud trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | The Columbian

    Federal prosecutors in the trial in Alexandria, Virginia, allege that Manafort hid tens of millions of dollars in foreign income. They also say he lied on loan applications to obtain millions more to maintain a lavish lifestyle.

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  5. Another trial awaits Manafort in SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | The Columbian

    As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital - and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge volume of evidence. The trial now underway in Alexandria, Va., is the first case brought by special counsel Robert Mueller to go to trial.

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  6. Saunders: Just how costly will Manafort be to Donald Trump?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | The Columbian

    In June, U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis slammed the position of special counsel as a post too easily "deployed as a political weapon" to troll for dirt on targeted adversaries. At the same time, he ruled that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's prosecution of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was legitimate and should continue.

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  7. Mueller offers Trump team new proposal for interviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | The Columbian

    In negotiations over a possible interview by prosecutors, special counsel Robert Mueller's team has offered the White House format changes, perhaps willing to limit some questions asked of President Donald Trump or accept some answers in writing, according to a person briefed on the proposal. Talks between Trump's lawyers and the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election have restarted in recent days, and it is not clear a deal will be struck, according to the person, who spoke Thursday on the condition of anonymity to discuss private negotiations.

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  8. Judge: Manafort to be moved to jail closer to his lawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | The Columbian

    A federal judge has ordered President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman to be moved to a jail closer to his lawyers. U.S District Judge T.S. Ellis III on Tuesday said Paul Manafort would be relocated to a jail in Alexandria, Virginia, where he is scheduled to stand trial later this month.

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  9. Police: Pilota s body found, raising condo crash toll to 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Columbian

    Authorities have recovered the body of the pilot of small helicopter that crashed into a Virginia apartment building and killed a resident, the National Transportation Safety Board said Monday. The aircraft is registered to a Henry E. Schwarz of Alexandria, Virginia, according to Federal Aviation Administration Records.

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  10. Best new books for children, young adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2018 | The Columbian

    Eric and Terry Fan's "Ocean Meets Sky" is about sailors, dreamers and the gifts of grandfathers. At its center is Finn, a small boy who "lived by the sea" and has some treasured gifts from his grandfather whose 90th birthday would have been today: a love of sailing, and stories about the place where the sea and sky come together.

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  11. New charges filed against Manafort in Russia probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | The Columbian

    Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought additional charges against President Donald Trump's campaign chairman and a longtime associate who prosecutors have said has ties to Russian intelligence. The new indictment was unsealed Friday against Paul Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik just days after prosecutors accused the two men of attempting to tamper with witnesses as Manafort awaits trial of felony charges related to his work on behalf of Ukrainian interests.

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  12. Letter: Be careful where you place blameRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | The Columbian

    This is in response to the Associated Press story "Report: Armed adults caused school mishaps" . The article quotes Lois Berlin, interim superintendent of the Alexandria, Va., school system, wondering how highly trained police officers can have negligent discharges or leave their firearms unattended.

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  13. Report: Armed adults caused school mishapsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | The Columbian

    They are the "good guys with guns" the National Rifle Association says are needed to protect students from shooters: a school police officer, a teacher who moonlights in law enforcement, a veteran sheriff. Yet in a span of 48 hours in March, the three were responsible for gun safety lapses that put students in danger.

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  14. Cleaning, purging fridge cuts waste, saves energy. Here's how to do it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The Columbian

    Is your fridge filled with fuzzy UFOs and duplicate jars of jellies and sauces because you can't find - or remember - what's in there? Add this hard-working appliance to the spring-cleaning list and set yourself up for reduced waste, organized shelves and easier maintenance. Although you might be tempted to start grabbing and tossing immediately, Heather Cocozza of Cocozza Organizing & Design in Arlington, Va., warns, "There's a big step before that."

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  15. Singletary: Is thrill of investing in bitcoin worth risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Columbian

    Michelle Singletary welcomes comments and column ideas. Reach her in care of The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20071; or singletarym@washpost.com.

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  16. Cities sue Defense Dept. over gun-check system failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Columbian

    Three large U.S. cities filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Defense, arguing that many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system. New York City, San Francisco and Philadelphia said in court papers that the military's broken system for relaying such information helped spur the massacre of 26 people inside a Texas church last month. 1 comment

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