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  1. Kristin Armstrong, Andrew Talansky capture time trial titlesRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Two-time Olympic time trial gold medalist Kristin Armstrong, making another comeback from retirement, won her fourth national title Saturday to lock up a spot at the world championships. Armstrong blazed over the course in 42 minutes, 8.04 seconds to beat out her teammate Carmen Small by more than 13 seconds.

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  2. Prince William's newest high school to be named for Virginia's oldest senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Sen. Charles J. Colgan, who has represented a swath of Prince William County since 1976, is set to leave office at year's end. But the county school board hopes his name and legacy will live on with the opening of a brand new high school named in his honor, set to open four decades after he took office.

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  3. Tobacco firms get partial win over claims on smoking effectsRead the original story

    Friday | The Washington Post

    America's largest tobacco companies must inform consumers that cigarettes were designed to increase addiction, but not that they lied to the public about the dangers of smoking, a federal appeals court ruled on Friday. The ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is a partial win for cigarette makers in the long-running legal fight that began in the Clinton administration in 1999.

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  4. Cuban rider Mejias holds off American rider Rivera for goldRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | The Washington Post

    Malies Mejias of Cuba edged up-and-coming American rider Coryn Rivera in a bunch sprint to win the Pan Am Continental road race championship on Saturday. The strong finish by the 22-year-old Rivera capped a successful weekend for the U.S. team in Mexico.

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  5. RICHMOND, VA - MAY 4: The exterior of the 119-year-old Jefferson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Washington Post

    This week's best travel bargains around the globe. Submit travel deals to whatsthedeal@washpost.com.

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  6. Ghost Game reminds one former ballplayer of an opportunity many Baltimore youth will never getRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Washington Post

    Back in the late-'90s, on the way back from a game in Richmond, Va., a team called the D.C. Grays got some tremendous news. Their next game in the RBI Mid-Atlantic Tournament would be played in Baltimore.

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  7. Two of the countrya s biggest accounting firms will now be led by womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    For the first time in history, two of the largest accounting firms in the United States will now have women at their helm. KPMG announced on Tuesday that Lynne Doughtie will become the firm's new U.S. chief executive and chairman, closely following the election of Cathy Engelbert as Deloitte's U.S. CEO just a few months ago.

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  8. Wife of ex-Virginia governor: Corruption trial was unfairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    File-This Aug. 6, 2014, file photo shows former first lady Maureen McDonnell heading into the federal courthouse in Richmond, Va. The former Virginia first lady's legal team said in court filings Monday, April 20, 2015, that her convictions on several public corruption charges are based on an overly broad definition of bribery and that she did not receive a fair trial owing to mistakes by the presiding federal judge.

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  9. Potomac (Va.) star Keijon Honore goes full circle in choosing Virginia WesleyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Fans mob Potomac's Keijon Honore after his Panthers win the state championship at Virginia Commonwealth University's Stuart C. Siegel Center Friday March 14, 2014 in Richmond, VA. At the time, the hardwood inside Virginia Beach's Batten Center was simply another floor, a gym where Keijon Honore would start the next chapter of his basketball career.

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  10. Morrissey to seek Va. Senate seat as an independentRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Former state delegate Joseph D. Morrissey said he will continue his quest for a state Senate seat as an independent after a judge ruled on Tuesday that Democratic primary ballots could be printed without his name. Morrissey gained attention early this year for commuting to the legislature from jail, where he was serving a sentence related to his relationship with a teenage girl.

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  11. What to know about recent food recalls and bacteria listeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Large food recalls have forced consumers to throw away hummus and ice cream that may be contaminated with the same potentially deadly bacteria - listeria. Tainted Blue Bell ice cream products are linked to eight listeria illnesses in Kansas and Texas; three of those who contracted the illness have died.

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  12. 5 Minutes with a Turna actor Jamie BellRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jamie Bell, center, with the cast and crew of 'Turn' at the Spy Museum. Jaime Bell is flopped in a chair in a "green room" at the Spy Museum, a fitting setting for a screening of the premiere of the AMC drama "Turn," in which the actor plays a cabbage farmer turned unlikely Revolutionary War spy.

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  13. Lisa ReinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Some scientific agencies reported to the White House that they have hired six full-time employees to process travel and conference requests The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory spend 9,000 hours over five months reviewing requests from scientists to present their papers at conferences. Sen. Claire McCaskill questions "whether anyone is reading" a multitude of costly studies DHS has done of poor employee morale Lisa Rein covers the federal workforce and issues that concern the management of government.

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  14. Vcu Ad: Interest, expectations high for Smart's successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this March 14, 2015, file photo, Virginia Commonwealth coach Shaka Smart, left, cheers on his players from the bench during an NCAA college basketball game against Davidson in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in New York. A group of prominent black coaches headlined by Tubby Smith and Smart are forming a new organization aimed at addressing the dwindling numbers of minority head coaches in college basketball.

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  15. Loudoun's Sen. Black listed as 'enemy' by ISIS, along with Rick SantorumRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A magazine published by the Islamic State has put Virginia state Sen. Richard H. Black on very short enemies list. The publication, Dabiq, singles out Black along with two others it describes as "crusaders," former U.S. senator and presidential hopeful Rick Santorum and CIA veteran and author Gary Berntsen .

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  16. Obama praises payday lender rules, vows veto of limitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Embracing proposed new rules aimed at payday lenders, President Barack Obama on Thursday warned Republicans that he would veto attempts to unravel regulations that govern the financial industry. Obama, in excerpts of remarks meant for delivery later Thursday, praised the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for its proposal to set standards on a multibillion-dollar industry that has historically been regulated only at the state level.

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  17. Payday lenders to face new regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Payday lenders are facing new federal regulations aimed at preventing low-income borrowers from being buried by high fees and rising debt loads. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will unveil a set of proposed rules on Thursday.

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  18. Steve Case wraps up one Rise of the Rest start-up tour, announces anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Steve Case, chairman and chief executive of the investment firm Revolution LLC and former chairman of America Online, speaks during the South By Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas on March 14, 2015. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Steve Case wrapped up his second multi-city start-up tour on Sunday, culminating in the former AOL chairman's latest six-figure investment in an early-stage technology venture outside of traditional start-up hubs like New York City and Silicon Valley.

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  19. W.T. Woodson boysa basketball cana t get past Colonial Forge in Va. 6A semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    For the third time in as many seasons, W.T. Woodson's playoff run ends in the state semis - this time, at the hands of defending Va. 6A champ Colonial Forge.

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  20. UCI urges new anti-doping measures after scathing reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 file photo, International Cycling Union President Brian Cookson gestures during a press conference announcing courses for the 2015 World Cycling Championships in Richmond, Va. Lance Armstrong welcomed an investigative report into the murky past of cycling's governing body and said he hopes it can help the sport move on from an era that will always be remembered for the doping by himself and others.

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