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  1. Parents wona t sue Disney over sona s death by gatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this June 15, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials search the Seven Seas Lagoon outside the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., after Lane Graves, a two-year-old toddler, was dragged into the lake by an alligator. Matt and Melissa Graves of Omaha, Nebraska, said in a statement Wednesday, July 20, 2016, that they don't plan to sue Walt Disney World for the death of their son.

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  2. Clinton campaign confirms her appearance with SandersRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Hillary Clinton's campaign is making it official: Former Democratic rival Bernie Sanders will join her at a New Hampshire event on Tuesday where he plans to endorse her. Clinton's campaign is holding the event at a high school in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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  3. Violent Ramadan comes to an end for MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    As Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan, many are struggling to comprehend a wave of attacks that killed 350 people across several countries during the holy month and raised the question of what drives the militants to ever more spectacular violence. The high-profile attacks underline the warnings by many experts that the Islamic State group, especially when on the defensive, will metastasize far beyond its theater of operations.

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  4. In lawsuit, Gretchen Carlson alleges sex harassment at FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Former Fox News Channel anchor Gretchen Carlson sued network chief executive Roger Ailes on Wednesday, claiming she was fired after she refused his sexual advances. Fox News representatives did not immediately return requests for comment on the lawsuit, which was filed in Superior Court in New Jersey's Bergen County.

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  5. Loudoun supervisors approve compromise to LGBT resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors approved a compromise method for honoring victims of the June 12 terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that's an alternative to a polarizing motion to recognize June as LGBT Awareness Month. Supervisor Kristen Umstattd proposed the awareness-month bill in June , as a way "to acknowledge that we support equal rights for all citizens in this county."

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  6. Art therapy conference focuses on veterans with PTSDRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The group says in a statement that several sessions will focus on issues involving military veterans. They include discussions of creative arts workshops, and art therapy groups for veterans traumatized by combat.

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  7. Too dangerous to talk? Some cities explore 911 textingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WTOP-FM Washington

    With gunshots ringing out just feet away, Eddie Justice hid in a bathroom in the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and frantically texted his mother for help. Justice, who would later be confirmed among the 49 people killed in last month's attack, was among several victims who texted relatives to call 911, fearing they would draw too much attention by making voice calls.

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  8. 18 arrested following protest outside Va. NRA headquartersRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Fairfax County Police spokesman Don Gotthardt said the protesters were arrested Tuesday morning, charged with loitering on a public highway and released. Local media outlets report that activists gathered outside the headquarters Monday evening to mourn the lives lost in the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, and protest the NRA's continued opposition to certain gun-control measures.

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  9. White House denounces Senate failure to act on gun measuresRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    White House spokesman Josh Earnest is denouncing as "a shameful display of cowardice" the Senate's failure to pass gun control measures in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. Earnest told CNN on Tuesday that the Republican-led chamber's blocking of four gun control proposals Monday does nothing to keep extremists from acquiring guns.

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  10. A divided Senate answers Orlando with gridlock on gun curbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this June 16, 2016 file photo, Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrats get their long-sought votes on gun control a week after the massacre in Orlando, Florida, but the prospects for any election-year changes in the nation's laws are dim.

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  11. Trump: US should consider profiling MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Donald Trump is suggesting the United States should "seriously" consider profiling Muslims inside the country as a terrorism-fighting tool, the latest example of the Republican presidential nominee-in-waiting increasingly backing positions that could single out a group based on its religion. "We really have to look at profiling," Trump said in an interview broadcast Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation."

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  12. Thousands turn out for weekend gay pride eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A youth group from ACR Health carry letters to commemorate the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., during the Gay Pride Parade in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, June 18, 2016. Thousands of people have attended a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender pride parade and festival in upstate New York, less than a week after a deadly attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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  13. Orlando: FBI releasing conversations between gunman, policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Federal investigators promised to provide more insight as to what was happening inside the Pulse nightclub after a gunman started a deadly assault that was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The FBI was releasing on Monday a printed, partial transcript of the conversations between the gunman within the Pulse gay nightclub and Orlando police negotiators, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.

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  14. Religious conservatives attempt balance in Orlando responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Tuesday, June 14, 2016 file photo, worshippers joins hands during an interfaith service at the First United Methodist Church of Orlando, Fla. A gunman killed dozens of people at a gay nightclub in Orlando on Sunday, making it the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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  15. Thousands say farewell to slain - Voice' singerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this June 29, 2014, file photo, "The Voice" Season 6 contestant Christina Grimmie performs as part of "The Voice Tour" at Cobb Energy Centre, in Atlanta. Family and friends are gathering in New Jersey on Friday, June 17, 2016, for a viewing and memorial service to remember Grimmie, who was fatally shot a week earlier, as she signed autographs after a show in Orlando, Fla.

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  16. Orlando United: Shared grief, loss brings a city togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    "Orlando Strong" banners hung from porches and bridges, hotel workers wore purple T-shirts with "Orlando United" on them and shock gave way to grief in this tourist city as more families buried their loved ones Friday. Some longtime residents say they have been moved by how the nightclub massacre that left 49 club-goers dead has brought the city together.

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  17. Study: Up to 1 in 5 trauma victims may die unnecessarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this June 12, 2016 file photo, emergency personnel wait with stretchers at the emergency entrance to Orlando Regional Medical Center hospital for the arrival of patients from the scene of a fatal shooting at Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Fla. Up to 1 in 5 deaths from car crashes, gunshots or other injuries might be prevented with better, quicker trauma care that doesn't depend so much on where you live, according to government advisers _ advice that takes on new urgency amid the increasing threat of mass casualties like the massacre in Orlando.

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  18. The Latest: 6 wounded in attack still critical at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Orlando Regional Medical Center said Thursday that three people are in guarded condition. That's an improvement from a couple of days ago when five people were in that condition.

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  19. Disney in Shanghai promises a distinctly Chinesea theme parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Walt Disney Co. promises a "distinctly Chinese" experience at its first theme park in mainland China with a teahouse and Minnie Mouse dolls in traditional qipao dresses alongside its trademark castle and a Toy Story hotel.

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  20. Authorities piece together Orlando killer's movementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Investigators Wednesday worked to piece together a picture of nightclub gunman Omar Mateen and his crime and zeroed in on how much his Palestinian-American wife may have known about the plot that left 49 victims dead. The FBI said it is still gathering evidence at the Pulse and poring through volumes of leads and tips about Mateen and those who knew him, and it urged anyone with any information about the killer to contact the bureau.

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