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  1. Safely strip the paint from an old brick houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Q: I live in a brick house from the 1880s. Thirty-five years ago, it was painted for the first time.


  2. Mueller reveals memos on Manafort's US lobbying for UkraineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Special counsel Robert Mueller used a late-night filing Tuesday to reinforce his allegation that Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for Donald Trump, directed a pro-Ukraine lobbying campaign in the U.S. without registering as a foreign agent. Prosecutors from Mueller's team filed two memos, one written by Manafort, which they say document how he directed efforts to influence U.S. lawmakers and media in favor of then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.


  3. Museum shows that great minds don't always think alikeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Forty-five years ago, while enjoying waffles for breakfast, track coach Bill Bowerman had an inspirational moment. Maybe putting a waffle-like pattern on the soles of running shoes would give them better traction.


  4. Manafort judge denies request to dismiss count in indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    A federal judge denied a request by Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, to dismiss one of two counts in an indictment as unnecessarily overlapping. Special counsel Robert Mueller didn't violate the double-jeopardy clause of the U.S. Constitution by charging Manafort with two crimes based on the exact same facts and circumstances, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled Friday in federal court in Washington.


  5. Commentary: They're kicking George Washington out of churchRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    My wife and I were docents of Christ Church in Alexandria, Virginia, when I worked in nearby Washington, D.C., a city named for a former parishioner. Yes, George Washington went to church there.


  6. Manafort investigated as 'back channel' to Russia, US lawyer saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Special counsel Robert Mueller's interest in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort stemmed in part from his suspected role as a "back channel" between the campaign and Russians intent on meddling in the election, a Justice Department lawyer told a judge. The disclosure by U.S. prosecutors came Thursday during a hearing on whether Mueller exceeded his authority in indicting Manafort on charges of laundering millions of dollars while acting as an unregistered agent of the Ukrainian government.


  7. Manafort says FBI illegally searched storage unit for evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Paul Manafort, the indicted former Trump campaign chairman, claims the FBI illegally searched a storage unit that held his business and tax records and has asked a judge to throw out all evidence from that search. Manafort's lawyers said in a court filing that an FBI agent improperly obtained access to the unit from a former employee of his political consulting firm who still had a key.


  8. The Last Laugh: Go ahead and crank this column up to 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    The Last Laugh turns 11 years old this month! To celebrate and make this column extra special, I brainstormed for 11 days to come up with something today that was one-of-a-kind and life-changing for you, my 11 faithful readers. Unfortunately, I couldn't think of anything so I instead offer up this column all about the number 11, which I conceived of and wrote in 11 minutes.


  9. 'Plogging,' Swedish fitness craze for people who want to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | The Daily Republic

    Have you recently spotted people toting trash bags while jogging? Or their hands filled with old plastic bottles? You might soon. Sweden's latest fitness craze - plogging - is making its way to U.S. shores.


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

    Dec 26, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    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.


  11. Manafort announces proposed bail deal with Mueller probe prosecutors for judge's OKRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    Former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort has reached a bail deal with prosecutors led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, agreeing to secure his release with four properties worth $11.6 million, forego foreign travel and limit his travel within the United States. In a six-page court filing backed by more than 150 pages of financial documentation, Manafort's lawyers agreed to forfeit the homes held by him, his wife, and with their daughter if he fails to appear in court to face criminal money laundering and fraud charges in connection with his work advising a Russia-friendly political party in Ukraine.


  12. Meet the woman who's spent 60 years making the skies a little friendlierRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    It's early on a Thursday morning and flight attendant Bette Nash has just strolled up to Gate 19 at Reagan National Airport, where American Airlines Flight 2160 bound for Boston is parked and preparing for boarding. As she pauses at the counter to adjust her scarf, a 20-something guy looks up.


  13. A lot of Americans believe in ghosts. But what do their ghost stories actually tell us?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    They saw her only once. That was before Linda Roberts-Antinoro and her husband, Mike Antinoro, had moved into the historic stone house surrounded by sloping hills and a scenic stream.


  14. Gunman cased baseball field for weeks before opening fire at Congressional practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    The Illinois man who in June opened fire on Republican members of Congress at a baseball practice in Alexandria had "cased the field" for weeks and was spotted watching the lawmakers play the day before the shooting rampage, according to new report issued Friday. Authorities said they believe James Hodgkinson selected Eugene Simpson Stadium Park as a target as early as April, when he took pictures of the field, which were later found on his phone.


  15. Manafort offered to give Russian billionaire 'private briefings' on 2016 campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Daily Republic

    Less than two weeks before Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination, his campaign chairman offered to provide briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, according to people familiar with the discussions. Paul Manafort made the offer in an email to an overseas intermediary, asking that a message be sent to Oleg Deripaska, an aluminum magnate with whom Manafort had done business in the past, these people said.


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