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  1. VAa s Peter to Paul plan riles CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | The Washington Post

    Sloan Gibson, then acting secretary for the Department of Veterans Affairs, testifies on July 16, 2014, before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee. He is accompanied by Assistant Deputy Undersecretary For Health For Administrative Operations Philip Matkowsky.

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  2. Former Washington-Lee ice hockey standout Ben Pirko is bound for NCAA champion Union CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | The Washington Post

    Last summer, defenseman Ben Pirko arrived at a USA Hockey national development camp in Buffalo, New York, and glanced around a locker room full of talent from the Northeast, the Great Lakes and other American hockey hotbeds. "Virginia? That's weird, I didn't know they played hockey there," quipped others upon hearing about the origins of the Arlington native clad in Washington Capitals gear.

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  3. Plane makes emergency landing in Buffalo after passenger passes outRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    A flight from Chicago to Hartford, Conn., made an emergency landing Wednesday in Buffalo after a passenger lost consciousness, according to authorities. However, contrary to initial reports that described multiple passengers losing consciousness, the airline says that there were no problems with any of the doors on SkyWest Flight 5622.

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  4. Andrew Cuomo appears to have made a tidy $180 on every book he soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during his inaugural address in Buffalo, New York January 1, 2015. In the first week after its release in October, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's memoir, "All Things Possible," sold almost impossibly poorly.

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  5. Andrew Cuomo appears to have made a tidy $180 on every book he soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during his inaugural address in Buffalo, New York January 1, 2015. In the first week after its release in October, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's memoir, "All Things Possible," sold almost impossibly poorly.

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  6. Baltimore police often surveil cellphones amid US secrecyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Washington Post

    The Baltimore Police Department has used secretive cellphone surveillance equipment 4,300 times and believes it is under orders by the U.S. government to withhold evidence from criminal trials and ignore subpoenas in cases where the device is used, a police officer testified Wednesday. The unusual testimony in a criminal case marked a rare instance when details have been revealed about the surveillance devices, which the Obama administration has aggressively tried to keep secret. 9 comments

  7. NHL broadcaster Nick Boynton reportedly bit a police officer in Buffalo casino scuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Seen here in 2004, Boston Bruins defenseman Nick Boynton is restrained by linesman Tony Sericolo as he tries to spar with Buffalo Sabres right wing Alez Kotalik. Ever since he retired from the NHL to take a job on the Arizona Coyotes' broadcast team, Nick Boynton has relied on this mouth to make money.

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  8. What was fake on the Internet this week: freezing squirrels, a Muslim...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    There is so much fake stuff on the Internet in any given week that we've grown tired of debunking it all. Fake Twitter fights .

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  9. Top five snowiest U.S. cities so far this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Winter's wrath has been in the headlines almost every day since late January, with the Blizzard of 2015, the Groundhog Day storm, and the Jan. 8-9 snowstorm. The past two to three weeks have pushed many snow totals in the Northeast far beyond average - but just how much has fallen, and who has it the worst? Note: You'll find that none of the top five include the obvious mountain west locations that have undoubtedly received more snow this winter.

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  10. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' gets black marks from bishops, pastorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The film adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey," which opens in theaters next week , has movie morality guardians armed and heading for battle. The Catholic bishop of Buffalo, N.Y., has warned fellow prelates to step up preaching on the true beauty of sex-within-male-female-marriage - and do it pronto.

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  11. FAA to require airlines use data to prevent accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    New federal rules announced Wednesday will require airlines to collect and analyze safety data in an effort to spot troubling trends and help prevent accidents. The Federal Aviation Administration said the causes of 123 accidents between 2001 and 2010 could have been identified beforehand if airlines had safety management systems in place.

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  12. The most dramatic weather videos of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Thanks to the advances in smart phone camera technology and the propagation of drones, 2014 saw a dramatic increase in the quantity and quality of amateur weather video recordings. Whether it was flash floods, Buffalo blizzards or twin tornadoes , often the most striking footage could be found on social media.

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  13. Education Dept. releases framework for college ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    By the start of next school year, the federal government plans to rate colleges on access, affordability and student outcomes - possibly relying on graduates' employment and earnings data. Schools could be rated as high performers, low performers, or "in the middle," according to a "draft framework" of the ratings plan that the Obama administration is releasing Friday.

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  14. A White Christmas in D.C.? Keep dreaming...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    It has been five years since the last official White Christmas in Washington, D.C. Could this be our next? Historical odds of a White Christmas, defined as having one inch on the ground at 7 a.m. on December 25, are a mere 10 percent in the District. So, we've arguably still got a few years to go until we're "due."

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  15. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    On Dec. 1, 1974, TWA Flight 514, a Washington-bound Boeing 727, crashed in Virginia after being diverted from National Airport to Dulles International Airport; all 92 people on board were killed. Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 6231, a Boeing 727, crashed near Stony Point, New York, with the loss of its three crew members .

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  16. Flood and high wind warnings in effect around Buffalo, N.Y., as snow removal continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Water bubbles up from a storm drain causing a street to flood following a massive snow storm in West Seneca, New York, November 24, 2014. Warm temperatures and rain were forecast for the weekend in the city of Buffalo and western New York, bringing the threat of widespread flooding to the region bound for days by deep snow.

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  17. abby_ohlheiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, right, and Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown survey storm clean-up near Cazenovia Creek in Buffalo on Sunday. Western New York continues to dig out from the heavy snow dropped this week by lake-effect snowstorms.

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  18. Buffalo weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Heavy equipment moves snow at the Central Terminal that was removed from south Buffalo neighborhoods after heavy lake-effect snowstorms on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Buffalo, N.Y. A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads. BUFFALO, N.Y. - After a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo area and killed at least 12 people, the sun came out, but so did predictions of flooding caused by rain and temperatures of up to 60 degrees.

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  19. Bills-JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The NFL announced the Bills-Jets game previously scheduled for Sunday will instead be played on Monday in Detroit due to a large dump of snow across New York. Have you always wanted to see an NFL game in person, but never wanted to pay the high price for tickets? You're in luck! Well, at least you'll be in luck if you can arrange to be in Detroit on Sunday and/or Monday.

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  20. 65 inches to 2 in under five miles: Buffaloa s incredible lake effect snow gradientRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    This video shows a time lapse of the snowstorm sweeping through Buffalo from Lake Erie on Nov. 18. Buffalo, N.Y.'s "insane" lake effect snow storm was remarkable, and not only for the tremendous amount of snow that fell in 24 hours. The incredible symmetry and sharp boundaries of the event, and the stubborn persistence of the factors contributing to its severity have turned this week's lake effect snow storm into one for the ages.

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