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  1. James Brady, 73, press secretary wounded in Reagan shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 |

    James Brady, 73, who became a leading proponent of gun limits after he was grievously wounded in a 1981 assassination attempt on his then-boss, President Ronald Reagan, died Monday at a retirement residence in Alexandria, Va., of complications of health issues resulting from his wounds.


  2. Former White House press secretary diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 |

    James Brady, the affable, witty press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and undertook a personal crusade for gun control, died Monday.


  3. Wegmans plans 10 new supermarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 |

    Wegmans Food Markets says it plans to add 10 new stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions over the next year or two.


  4. Very bad week: Airline disasters come in a clusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 |

    Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks.


  5. 'Black Widow' loses eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2012 |

    Three-time defending champion Sonya Thomas lost her hot dog eating title Friday to 28-year-old Miki Sudo of Las Vegas, who wolfed down 34 franks and buns in 10 minutes to win the women's division of the annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island.


  6. National Harbor aims to be 'fun' alternative to DCRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 |

    While visitors to the nation's capital usually head to the monuments and museums, a new attraction uses the Potomac River to draw visitors downstream to a growing destination in Maryland.


  7. Credit Suisse pleads guilty in US tax evasion caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 |

    European bank Credit Suisse AG pleaded guilty Monday to helping wealthy Americans avoid paying taxes through secret offshore accounts and agreed to pay about $2.6 billion to the U.S. government and regulators.


  8. Pharrell's 'Happy' crazy goes high fashionRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 |

    The joyful craze started with the catchy little ditty called "Happy" that pop star Pharrell Williams wrote for Despicable Me 2 .


  9. Sat. Pa. boys and girls: Radnor outlasts EpiscopalRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2014 |

    Radnor's Will Girton traded in his catcher's mask for another hat Saturday afternoon: that of hero relief pitcher.


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