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  1. Penn has big first half, rolls in victory over NavyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Washington Times

    Ryan Betley and Caleb Wood scored 13 points apiece and Pennsylvania used a big first half to roll past Navy 66-45 on Wednesday night. The Quakers have their first win of the season, and bounced back from a 75-71 double-overtime loss to La Salle on Monday night.

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  2. Alabama's Avery Johnson prepares to clear latest hurdlesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 9 | Washington Times

    Nick Saban has been known to recruit a few good players, so it shouldn't come as a surprise he wants Avery Johnson on his team. No, not Alabama's football team - the 52-year-old Johnson is a little long in the tooth for that.

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  3. Lawmakers weigh integrating services to break poverty cycleRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 7 | Washington Times

    To end multi-generational poverty, state and local agencies should integrate services such as early childhood development, temporary cash assistance and mental health programming, a governor-mandated commission told Maryland lawmakers Tuesday. Two state legislative committees met Tuesday in Annapolis, Maryland, to evaluate the benefits of the two-generational approach, which looks at the needs of a family as a whole, rather than viewing children and parents separately.

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  4. McCain thanks midshipmen for their sacrifice to nationRead the original story

    Monday Oct 30 | Washington Times

    Republican Sen. John McCain on Monday gratefully thanked U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen for sacrificing for fellow Americans "who won't be asked to make sacrifices for you" in an emotional address from the former Navy pilot now battling brain cancer. With a mix of humor and pathos, the six-term Arizona senator returned to his alma mater to speak to the Brigade of Midshipmen and field a few questions about past presidential campaigns, the Russia probe and advice for those at the academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

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  5. Alabama adding Sexton, Petty to strong returning groupRead the original story

    Monday Oct 30 | Washington Times

    Alabama coach Avery Johnson isn't pinning his hopes for a breakout season solely on the much talked about freshmen. Top recruits Collin Sexton and John Petty join a roster that was already returning its top players from last season, giving Johnson a blend of experience and promise that has ratcheted up the Crimson Tide's expectations.

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  6. Frost preparing 20th-ranked UCF for Navy's triple optionRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2017 | Washington Times

    UCF coach Scott Frost will stress to his football team that preparing for Navy's triple-option offense is no different than any other week. Frost , whose 20th-ranked Knights travel to Annapolis, Maryland, to take on the Midshipmen in clash of top American Athletic Conference teams on Saturday, sounds almost convincing.

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  7. FBI seized 7,500 uncrackable smartphones within the last year: Deputy AG RosensteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | Washington Times

    Federal law enforcement seized roughly 7,500 cellphones and other mobile devices during the last year incapable of being examined for possible criminal evidence, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Tuesday, quantifying the cost of tech companies manufacturing increasingly secure but supposedly "warrant-proof" smartphones.

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  8. Maryland river conservation highlighted via virtual mapsRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Washington Times

    First mapped by John Smith in 1608, Maryland's serene Patuxent River now is being carefully photographed to create a virtual map that can be accessed via smartphones and computers. Today's high-tech mapping of the Patuxent is part of a project to create a virtual tour of the 3,000-mile Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historical Trail, which the nonprofit Chesapeake Conservancy has undertaken with Ryan Abrahamsen of Terrain360.

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  9. When 'Roots' plaque was stolen, loss was only temporaryRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2017 | Washington Times

    On a sunny day in September 1981, state, county and city officials joined author Alex Haley dockside in Annapolis to dedicate a plaque in honor of his ancestor, an enslaved African named Kunta Kinte , who had been brought to the city in chains 214 years earlier. "I wish our grandma was here," Haley , an author whose book, "Roots," had been turned into a blockbuster 1977 TV mini-series, told a crowd of about 350 people.

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  10. Naval Academy to discuss 2 buildings named for ConfederatesRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    A panel on memorials at the U.S. Naval Academy will discuss whether two buildings on the campus grounds should remain named after two American naval officers who fought for the Confederacy. Vice Adm.

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  11. Alan Page exhibits artifacts of US's troubling pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Washington Times

    Alan Page can't recall if the sign read "White Drinking Fountain" or "Colored Drinking Fountain." He just remembers he was stunned.

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  12. Alison Moorer: a Sister ActaRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | Washington Times

    Choosing a collaborator is a tricky business. You want someone who will enhance and add to your record without overpowering your talents.

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  13. Simone Askew marks a first at West PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Washington Times

    She is the leader of the pack, so to speak, of the Class of 2021 at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the first black woman to hold the position. That Cadet Askew shattered West Point's glass ceiling is no small measure - no small measure in the armed forces, for sure, and no small measure of 21st century America.

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  14. Jim Croce son A.J. Croce on continuing father's musical legacy, new album and tourRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    Tragedy at an early age can do one of two things: It can either cripple a child and ruin their life or it can cause them to rise above the pain and excel. A.J. Croce has done the latter.

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  15. Pick 6: Best nonconference Group of Five matchups in 2017Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Washington Times

    There is little incentive for teams outside the Power Five conferences - the so-called Group of Five - to load up on games against each other. Power Five schools will pay upward of $1 million to get a one-and-done home game with an FBS school from a Group of Five conference.

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  16. Richie Kotzen: a The Key to Moving ForwardaRead the original story

    May 10, 2017 | Washington Times

    With 22 solo albums to his credit, Richie Kotzen shows no signs of slowing down. The guitar wizard, who has also done stints in Poison, Mr. Big and The Winery Dogs, is hitting the road behind his melodic and powerful new CD, "Salting Earth."

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  17. Annapolis native with Down syndrome enjoys lobbying, workingRead the original story

    May 2, 2017 | Washington Times

    The 24-year-old Annapolis native works in a discount store - her third job since taking programs at the Providence Center, an organization that helps "individuals with disabilities to enjoy increased self-determination" in society, according to their annual report. Monzo has Down syndrome, and transitioned from high school to the Providence Center, which offers classes like personal hygiene, her favorite.

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  18. Father of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan dies after strokeRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Washington Times

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. Lawrence Hogan Sr. , a former Maryland congressman and father of Gov. Larry Hogan , died on Thursday at age 88, the governor's spokesman said.

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  19. Ex-Naval Academy instructor admits to lying in sex caseRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    A former U.S. Naval Academy instructor convicted of indecent acts with female midshipmen has pleaded guilty to lying about the case to an administrative board. The Washington Post reports the 47-year-old Thompson was convicted in 2013 of committing indecent acts, fraternization and conduct unbecoming an officer while an instructor at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

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  20. Ready, aim, visit: American Revolution Museum at attentionRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2017 | Washington Times

    With muskets polished, flags aloft and one very commanding tent in place, Philadelphia 's Museum of the American Revolution is at the ready. After nearly two decades of planning, the museum that tells the dramatic story of the founding of the United States opens April 19, the anniversary of the first shots fired at the battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775 that ignited the war.

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