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  1. White House to Congress: Stay out of D.C.a s marijuana lawsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Washington Times

    The White House scolded Congress Thursday for meddling with the District of Columbia's recent vote to legalize marijuana, saying federal lawmakers shouldn't "interfere" in the matter. Within the $1.1 trillion bipartisan budget package that has emerged on Capitol Hill is a provision essentially blocking D.C.'s move toward legalized marijuana.

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  2. Deborah Simmons: Muriel Bowser, pull tight the reinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Washington Times

    Ms. Bowser attended a meeting of Democratic mayors on Monday who already had agreed to support President Obama's executive decision to treat undocumented illegals as if they had not already broken the law. It's impressive that she was included in the Blue Crew, officially called the Cities United for Immigration Action and held at Gracie Mansion - where prosecutor Rudy "The Red" Giuliani continued to inspire law and order after he became mayor.

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  3. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Washington Times

    Breanna Stewart scored 25 points and added 10 rebounds on Sunday, as top-ranked UConn bounced back from its first loss in 48 games with a 96-60 rout of Creighton. Freshman Kia Nurse made her first start and added 22 points for UConn.

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  4. Dorn helping homeless vets in Columbia get helpRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Washington Times

    Several groups are teaming up with the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center to help out Columbia-area veterans. On Friday, the Dorn VA Medical Center is hosting Stand Down for the Homeless.

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  5. 2 faces charges in high school football brawlRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Washington Times

    Police in Camden have charged two teens with assault because of a brawl that followed a high school football game. Police told local media outlets Thursday that one player from Camden High School and one player from Dreher High School in Columbia have been charged with third-degree assault and battery.

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  6. Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is importantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Washington Times

    Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight, Less than half, 43 percent, approve of the way President Barack Obama is handling the danger posed by the extremist militants.

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  7. Weeding out the race for D.C. attorney generalRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | Washington Times

    The Ward 5 Democrats is scheduled to host a forum Monday evening to air out the five candidates in the citywide attorney general race, the first ever in the District. The candidates on the ballot are all Democrats and all lawyers: Lorie Masters, Karl Racine, Edward "Smitty" Smith, Lateefah Williams and Paul Zukerberg.

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  8. Dorn VA Med Center has free flu shots for veteransRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | Washington Times

    Military veterans enrolled in a VA health care program are being urged to visit the Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia in order to get their seasonal flu vaccine for free. VA officials say veterans may visit their primary care clinic to get the shot on a walk-in basis or make a scheduled appointment from Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The shots are also available at Dorn's mental health clinics on a walk-in basis on Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Specialty clinics are also offering the vaccine during regularly scheduled appointments.

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  9. Scott Harvey leads US Mid-Amateur qualifyingRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2014 | Washington Times

    Scott Harvey shot a 6-under 65 on Saturday to take the lead after the first round of stroke-play qualifying in the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. The 36-year-old Harvey, from Greensboro, North Carolina, played Saucon Valley's Old Course, the site of match play in the event for players 25 and older.

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  10. EDITORIAL: Not much bang for D.C.'s education bucksRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Washington Times

    School buses are clogging the roads once more as students return for another round of reading, writing and arithmetic.

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  11. Former AP photo editor Toby Massey diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2014 | Washington Times

    Toby Massey, a photographer and photo editor who directed coverage of presidents and political conventions as well as natural disasters, the space program and sporting events during a 38-year career with The Associated Press, died Thursday.

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  12. Taxpayer-funded film festivals showcase offensive contentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Washington Times

    A federal agency is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars every year to support film festivals that showcase movies that some Americans might find offensive.

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  13. Romo, DC's most famous dog, is moving onRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2014 | Washington Times

    On a recent Saturday afternoon, Adams Morgan residents Tiffany Bacon and Peter Scourby open the living-room window of their first-floor Calvert Street condo.

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  14. South Carolina woman makes clothes from castoffsRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | Washington Times

    For Jillian Owens, some of her passion for fashion was motivated by a desire for new garments without the creation of more waste.

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  15. Gamecocks' women hoops prospects set to make markRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Washington Times

    A'ja Wilson is South Carolina's most-talked about newcomer on the women's basketball team this fall and she's part of the country's No.

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  16. Hootie and the Blowfish hit it big 20 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | Washington Times

    Four kids who met at the University of South Carolina and honed their song-writing skills in messy apartments and on cramped bar stages in Columbia created one of the soundtracks of the 1990s and the 13th best-selling studio album in U.S. chart history.

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