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  1. Ogunbowale scores 20, No. 3 Notre Dame women top Penn 66-54Read the original story

    Saturday Dec 9 | Washington Times

    Arike Ogunbowale scored 20 points and Marina Mabrey added 15 points and eight rebounds, leading No. 3 Notre Dame over Penn 66-54 Saturday.

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  2. McNeill's big game leads Cal past Cal State NorthridgeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Washington Times

    McNeill made his first seven shots, including five 3-pointers, and scored 22 points as the Bears broke a three-game losing streak with an 83-63 victory over the Matadors. McNeill shot just 2 for 11 in his first two college games, but has averaged 16.6 points in five games since.

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  3. Broadway star Oa Hara to headline ARTS by George! fundraiser for arts education in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Washington Times

    To support and encourage students to study the arts, George Mason University's College of Visual and Performing Arts will host its 12th annual ARTS by George! Saturday at the school's Fairfax, Virginia, campus. The benefit aims to raise funds for scholarships in visual arts, dance, music, theater, computer game design, film and video studies and arts management.

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  4. J Balvin arrives to US with "Mi gente" high in the chartsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    J Balvin has kicked off the U.S. leg of his "Energia Tour" with seven sold-out concerts and the hit "Mi gente" high up on the Spotify and Billboard charts. The reggaeton star's "Mi gente" is the third fastest to reach 500 million views in YouTube and already exceeds 746 million since its release this summer, according to Balvin 's label, Universal Music Group.

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  5. Faith meets sci-fi, fantasy at Christian ComiCon in D.C.Read the original story

    Sep 1, 2017 | Washington Times

    Inside a Greek Orthodox Cathedral in the middle of Washington, D.C., self-described "geeks" decorated the meeting hall to look like the "Lantern Waste" of C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia." Over the course of a weekend, the hall's snow-covered tabletops and frosted windows were replaced with flowers and bright colors, as springtime came for Narnia.

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  6. First black woman to lead West Point cadetsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    Simone Askew marched into history Monday as the first black woman to lead the Long Grey Line at the U.S. Military Academy. After an early-morning 12-mile march back to the gray stone academic complex with 1,200 new cadets she led through the rigors of basic training at "Beast Barracks," the 20-year-old international history major from Fairfax, Virginia, assumed duties as first captain of the 4,400-member Corps of Cadets.

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  7. Captain of the CadetsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    Cadet Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia, was chosen as first captain of the U.S. Military Academy Corps of Cadets for the upcoming academic year at West Point, the first black woman ever selected. Story, A10.

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  8. High school grad with Down syndrome is going to collegeRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    She was sitting in the backseat of the family car with her two sisters when AnnCatherine Heigl was first told she wouldn't go to college. The Heigl family was driving back to Zionsville after a college visit for AnnCatherine's older sister, Lillie .

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  9. Women's March defends Assata Shakur as 'civil rights leader' after backlashRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Women's March has unleashed a tweetstorm in defense of fugitive Assata Shakur, describing the convicted cop killer as a "civil rights leader" who deserves credit for her work against sexism and racism. Faced with a backlash after posting a tweet Sunday celebrating Shakur's 70th birthday, the left-wing advocacy group posted 20 tweets in succession late Monday blasting the "far right" and explaining why "we consider her [Shakur] a feminist figure."

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  10. Women's March ripped for celebrating birthday of convicted cop killer Assata ShakurRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Women's March, fresh off its weekend protest against the National Rifle Association, came under criticism Monday for sending birthday greetings to a convicted cop killer on the FBI's list of most wanted terrorists. "Happy birthday to the revolutionary #AssataShakur! Today's #SignofResistance, in Assata's honor, is by @Meloniousfunk," tweeted the Women's March on Sunday.

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  11. The Latest: Police: Muslim teen died of blunt force traumaRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Latest on the killing of a teenage girl after she and her friends left a mosque in northern Virginia : Authorities say a Muslim teen who disappeared while walking with her friends to her mosque died of blunt force trauma to the upper body. Police in Virginia say "road rage" prompted the killing 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen.

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  12. Two more arrested for fight outside Turkish Embassy in D.C.Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Washington Times

    Two more people were arrested in connection with violent attacks on peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Embassy in D.C. last month, police confirmed in an email to The Washington Times, bringing the total number of arrests to four. Sinan Narin of Virginia was charged with a felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor assault.

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  13. Assault near Turkish embassy by Erdogan guards.Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Washington Times

    Two more people were arrested in connection with violent attacks on peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Embassy in D.C. last month, police confirmed in an email to The Washington Times, bringing the total number of arrests to four. Sinan Narin of Virginia was charged with a felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor assault.

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  14. Nearly 9 months later, Central Park blast remains a mysteryRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2017 | Washington Times

    For nearly nine months, the investigators have tried to find out how exactly a small, clear plastic bag full of readily available, highly explosive chemicals found its way to Central Park on July Fourth weekend. The homemade concoction blew up when a park visitor stepped on it; the tourist from Virginia lost his left foot.

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  15. Ringling Bros. taking final D.C. bowRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Washington Times

    "The Greatest Show on Earth" has rolled into Washington with a trainload of clowns, tigers and trapeze artists prepared to amaze and delight audiences this weekend at the Verizon Center - for the last time. After 146 years of entertaining throngs across the country, the Ringling Bros.

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  16. Big Ten Tournament makes itself at home in WashingtonRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Big Ten has stepped out of its comfort zone, leaving the familiarity of the Midwest for the busy streets of the nation's capital. After alternating between Indianapolis and Chicago the previous 19 years, the Big Ten Tournament is making its debut this week a few blocks from the White House.

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