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  1. St. Louis mayor wants Confederate monument removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Mayor Lyda Krewson wants the 32-foot-tall monument in Forest Park removed as soon as possible, and is looking into engineering options to take it down, said Eddie Roth, the city's director of human services. The mayor's spokesman, Koran Addo, said there is no timetable for removal of the statue, but the mayor wants it done soon.

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  2. Charlottesville mayor calls pro-Confederate rallies - horrific' newRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A group of white nationalists carried torches Saturday night in Charlottesville, Virginia while protesting the planned removal of Confederate statues in the city - an incident that has provoked anger and frustration from politicians and activists. The torch wielders - reported to be several dozen by local paper Daily Progress - were reacting to a November 28 city council vote to remove a statue of Confederate Gen.

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  3. new Trumpa s Boeing speech shows differences with ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Presidents since Franklin Delano Roosevelt have loved to tour Boeing factories. The lessons they draw from their time on the factory floor - and the inevitable photo opportunity beside shiny new airplanes - can differ wildly.

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  4. updated Dylann Roof sentenced for killing 9 black church membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Friday, June 19, 2015 file photo, the men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. lead a crowd of people in prayer outside the Emanuel AME Church, after a memorial for the nine people killed by Dylann Roof in Charleston, S.C. A federal jury will consider whether Roof should be sentenced to death or life in prison for the racially motivated attack. UPDATE 1/10/17: Dylann Roof sentenced to death for killing 9 black church members; 1st to get death penalty for federal hate crimes.

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  5. How retirement benefits will change in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Financial advisers managing 401 s and individual retirement accounts will be required to act in the best interest of their clients beginning in April 2017. There will also be several small tweaks in the rules regarding who qualifies for tax breaks for saving in retirement accounts .

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  6. Rocket launch reignites space station deliveries in VirginiaRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    One of NASA's main delivery companies launched its first space station shipment from Virginia in two years Monday night, lighting up the East Coast. It was the first flight of Orbital ATK's unmanned Antares rocket since a launch explosion on Oct. 28, 2014, that wrecked the pad and destroyed everything on the space station supply run.

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  7. Md. college student charged with sexual exploitation of minor in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A College of Charleston student and fraternity member from Rockville, Maryland, has been charged with the sexual exploitation of a minor after a 17-year-old said she was sexually assaulted at an off-campus party last month. Police in Charleston, South Carolina, arrested Timothy Eli Seppi, 21, on Sept.

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  8. Today In History: Aug. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In 1980, Poland's Solidarity labor movement was born with an agreement signed in Gdansk that ended a 17-day-old strike. Poland's former president and Solidarity founder Lech Walesa, center, flashes the Victory sign with some 200 young Poles born on Aug. 31, 1980, the day when the Solidarity freedom movement was born out of worker protests in the shipyards on the Baltic coast, including Gdansk.

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  9. Vanderbilt pays $1.2M to remove a Confederatea from dorm nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Vanderbilt University announced Monday that it will pay more than a million dollars to remove an inscription containing the word "Confederate" from one of its campus dorms. The private university has referred to the Confederate Memorial Hall simply as "Memorial Hall" since 2002, but was blocked in court from changing the name chiseled on the building because it was constructed with the help of a $50,000 gift from the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1933.

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  10. Sheriff: Inmate slugs Dylan Roof, man charged in church massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. Attorneys for the man charged with killing nine people at a Charleston church are challenging federal prosecutors' intention to seek the death penalty against him.

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  11. Attorneys for Charleston shooter file death penalty challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. Attorneys for the man charged with killing nine people at a Charleston church are challenging federal prosecutors' intention to seek the death penalty against him.

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  12. Who's speaking tonight at DNC?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Here is the list of speakers from Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. President Barack Obama is billed as a main speaker, followed by additional speakers including Vice President Joe Biden and two survivors of the Mother Emanuel Church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.

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