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  1. Chris Johnson knows he has to earn playing time in ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Chris Johnson came to the Arizona Cardinals with no assurances about what role he will play, and he says "that's cool with me."

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  2. Star Wars will grow its empire with Disney theme parks, new a Rogue Onea starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | The Washington Post

    This weekend at its D23 fan expo, Disney announced plans for massive Star Wars theme parks in Anaheim, Calif., and Orlando, Fla. As spotlighted this weekend at Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim, everything about Star Wars industries is on track for getting even bigger.

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  3. The week's best travel deals from around the globeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Washington Post

    Orlando has several hotel specials with breakfast included and parking, resort credits and more. For example, the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes' Resort Getaway package starts at $199 a night and includes breakfast buffet for two , self-parking , $25 resort credit and $30 resort fee - a savings of 25 percent.

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  4. Wonkblog: Minimum wage increases haven't grown the middle class. $15 might be different.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Washington Post

    Democratic candidates in the presidential race are extolling the virtues of a higher minimum wage, and not just for workers at the bottom of the pay scale. Party front-runner Hillary Clinton included a higher minimum wage in her package of economic proposals , all aimed at raising the "real incomes of everyday Americans."

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  5. 2015 Teacher of the Year: How to fight the a simplistic slogans and manipulated dataa of criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Shanna Peeples is a high school English teacher in Amarillo, Texas, who was named the 2015 National Teacher of the Year earlier this year by the Council of Chief State School Officers. Peeples teaches AP English at Palo Duro High School and serves as the English department chair as well as an instructional coach for other teachers.

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  6. Indiana Pacers sign 1st-round draft pick Myles TurnerRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The 6-foot-11, 240-pound Turner was the No. 11 selection last month. Terms were not disclosed, though he is expected to make about $2.4 million next season.

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  7. Not-yet NBA refs also under microscope during summer leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    With his slender build and 6-foot-5 frame, Nate Green blends in at a gym full of up-and-coming players looking to make their mark at Orlando's NBA summer league. But the people Green is trying to impress this week won't be competing for the NBA Finals next season.

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  8. Winslow asked to do a little of everything for HeatRead the original story

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Before ever seeing him in a Miami uniform, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra was already putting a fairly high expectation on the shoulders of rookie forward Justise Winslow. The Heat believe Winslow can fill plenty of roles on the court, and the rookie's summer league debut at Orlando, Florida, this weekend didn't do anything to suggest that Miami's thinking is off-base.

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  9. NBA transitions from free agency fury to summer league gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    NBA teams are now turning their attention to youngsters and player development with summer leagues set to tip off after executives and owners around the league agreed to shell out millions of dollars to veteran free agents this week in an attempt to improve their immediate lot. While free agency isn't over, summer leagues begin this weekend with games Saturday in Orlando, Florida; Salt Lake City set to tip-off on Monday; and the 24-team fan-friendly event in Las Vegas opening on July 10. If there is a unifying characteristic among this year's teams trekking to Florida, it's that they are all, for the most part, trying to find their way back to the NBA's top tier.

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  10. Dangerous reading / dangerous etymology researchRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Though the First Amendment generally bars the government from making speech criminally punishable, constitutionally protected speech can be used as evidence in determining what a person did, and why he did it. For instance, "I hate Catholic priests" is constitutionally protected speech; but if the speaker is suspected of murdering a Catholic priest, the speech can be used as evidence that he had motive to commit the crime, and that he therefore was the person who committed the crime.

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  11. Cruise lines: Now you can set sail with top comic-strip and political cartoonistsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    SOMETIMES, the circle format of the comic "Family Circus" is likened to a porthole, through which the reader can gain a window into the cartoonist's world. Well, come this winter, in real life and time, you can access a dozen such portholes.

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  12. philip_bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks to the media on June 2, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. Jeb Bush's opposition to climate change won't be moved by Pope Francis's advocacy on the issue, as he made clear this week in New Hampshire.

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  13. US woman attempting to row across Pacific rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this June 7, 2015 file photo, American rower Sonya Baumstein, from Orlando, Fla., rows a boat as she leaves Choshi Marina in Choshi, a port east of Tokyo, headed for San Francisco Sunday, June 7, 2015. Baumstein, attempting to cross the Pacific by rowboat, has ended her solo attempt because of expected bad weather.

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  14. Wrestling's Dusty Rhodes dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The wrestling organization WWE announced the death but did not say where or how he died, citing the family's omission of details. Mr. Runnels, who also went by the nickname "The American Dream," was a member of the WWE Hall of Fame, and held the NWA championship three times.

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  15. US woman sets out on 6,000-mile Pacific crossing by rowboatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    CHOSHI, Japan - The best part of being on the ocean for weeks at a time, says Sonya Baumstein, is the stars. The worst? Being wet, all the time.

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  16. Vanderbilt trio among coveted MLB draft prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    If you're seeking top prospects for the upcoming MLB draft, look no further than Vanderbilt - a college with a smart-kid reputation and growing status as a destination for big-league hopefuls. Three players from the Southeastern Conference school - shortstop Dansby Swanson and pitchers Walker Buehler and Carson Fulmer - are expected to be first-round selections.

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  17. Jameis Winston files counterclaim in response to rape accusera s civil lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jameis Winston responded to t he civil lawsuit filed in April by the woman who claimed he raped her by filing his own counterclaim on Friday, The Associated Press reports. The counterclaims, filed in federal court in Orlando, Fla., allege Erica Kinsman, who maintains Winston raped her when they were both students at Florida State in 2012, is harming his reputation, as well as attempting to capitalize on his recent monetary success.

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  18. Kennedy Center hires six senior executivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Deborah Rutter is introduced as the new president of the Kennedy Center in December 2013. The head of marketing for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the manager who oversaw the redevelopment of Union Station will join the Kennedy Center next month, the newest of six senior executives hired since President Deborah Rutter took over in September.

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  19. College of Charleston center Pierre to transferRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Pierre, from Orlando, Florida, played 41 games with the Cougars. He averaged 1.0 points, 1.5 rebounds and less than one block a game during his time at Charleston.

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  20. A bite mark matching advocacy group just conducted a study that discredits bite mark evidenceRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In February, I posted a four-part series on the forensic speciality of bite mark analysis. The series looked at the history of the field, how it came to be accepted by the courts as scientific evidence despite the lack of any real scientific research to support its basic assumptions, the innocent people who have been convicted based on bite mark analysis and how the bite mark matchers, advocacy groups like the American Board of Forensic Odontology and their supporters have waged aggressive, sometimes highly personal campaigns to undermine the credibility of people who have raised concerns about all of this.

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