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  1. Government shutdown stretches into workweek, sows confusionRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Washington Times

    A government shutdown has effectively cleaved the federal workforce in half, sowing confusion and frustration among hundreds of thousands of affected workers, including some who reported to work Monday only to turn right back around. The partisan stalemate over the budget forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors over the weekend.

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  2. Global female empowerment marches enter second dayRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    More demonstrations in support of female empowerment are planned around the world Sunday, a day after a host of marches and protests, several of them massive, marked the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. Marches are scheduled in cities including Miami, Melbourne and Munich.

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  3. South Carolina customers could see refunds amid utility saleRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 3 | Washington Times

    A proposed deal announced Wednesday could mean $1.3 billion in refunds for customers of a troubled South Carolina utility who have been funding a failed nuclear reactor project. In a news release, Richmond, Virginia-based Dominion Energy announced that it would make immediate $1,000 cash payments to SCANA Corp. customers within 90 days of closing its purchase of the company.

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  4. Donald Trump: Tax cuts could show up in paychecks by FebruaryRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    In a speech at the White House on Wednesday, President Trump invited families to say what extra money would mean to them under the Republican tax-cut plan. more > President Trump and congressional Republicans reached a deal Wednesday on a $1.4 trillion tax cut and said that if they can get it signed into law by Christmas , Americans will begin to see more money in their paychecks by February.

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  5. As health premiums rise, small businesses seek alternativesRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2017 | Washington Times

    Small businesses are getting notices about their premium and coverage changes for 2018, and some are making adjustments because of that. The changes vary depending on the state where a company is located, how many employees it has and how comprehensive its insurance is.

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  6. Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel banRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. The justices, with two dissenting votes, said Monday that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.

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  7. Fight over Trump travel restrictions back to appeals courtsRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2017 | Washington Times

    For most of the time Syrian refugee Mohammad Al Zayed has been in the United States, judges have been wrestling with the Trump administration's efforts to impose travel restrictions that he says would keep him from seeing relatives who remain overseas. It's taken an emotional toll - one that continues this week as two U.S. appeals courts take up the issue yet again.

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  8. Justices urged to deny Trump plea to enforce full travel banRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2017 | Washington Times

    Challengers to the Trump administration's latest travel ban on visitors from six mostly Muslim countries are urging the Supreme Court to reject the administration's plea to be allowed to fully enforce the ban. Federal courts have prevented President Donald Trump's administration from banning people from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen who can claim a "bona fide" relationship with someone in the United States.

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  9. School worksheet quizzed students on a boy toy,a affairsRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2017 | Washington Times

    Middle school students in a Virginia home economics class were mistakenly given a worksheet that quizzed them on what an extramarital affair is as well as "boy toy" and "trophy wife." WTVR reported Monday that the teacher at the school outside Richmond, Virginia, had downloaded the worksheet from the internet.

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  10. Supreme Court to hear crisis pregnancy centers' appealRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Supreme Court is stepping into a free speech fight over California's attempt to regulate anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers. The justices said Monday they will hear an appeal from centers that complained that a new state law forces them to provide information about abortion and other services.

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  11. Virginiaa s capital Richmond honors its complicated history but looks toward the futureRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    Richmond, Virginia, but 90 miles from Washington, D.C., was once the capital of the nascent Confederacy. From this city on the James River, perhaps it isn't difficult to imagine Jefferson Davis - the one and only leader of the Confederate States of America - glaring through a spyglass across the Virginia miles up north to perhaps where Abraham Lincoln stood on the White House lawn, mulling how to direct his Union forces into the swiftest possible victory over the rebels.

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  12. Ryan Zylstra wins Assistant PGA Professional ChampionshipRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2017 | Washington Times

    Ryan Zylstra won the National Car Rental Assistant PGA Professional Championship on Sunday, closing with a 3-under 69 in rainy and windy conditions for a one-stroke victory. The 38-year-old Zylstra, from Richmond, Virginia, finished at 11-under 277 at PGA Golf Club and earned $12,000.

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  13. Virginia gov's race: Campaign charged with racial overtonesRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2017 | Washington Times

    When Virginia elected L. Douglas Wilder as the first black governor in the country nearly 30 years ago, many heralded a new chapter in a state with a painful racial past. "The day of extreme racism may be over," Ernest Miller , an African-American educator from Farmville, told a reporter at Wilder's election night victory party in Richmond.

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  14. The Latest: US appeals Maryland judge's travel ban rulingRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Trump administration is appealing a ruling by a Maryland judge who became the second to block the latest travel ban. Attorneys for the federal government filed a notice in court Friday saying they're appealing the decision to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia.

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  15. Bush, Obama, McCain, three peas in a cowardsa podRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | Washington Times

    Once upon a time, there was a moral concept that taught if you had a problem with somebody, you went to that person directly and spoke of that matter in private - you didn't throw darts at public walls. The trio just can't seem to get enough of trash-talking President Donald Trump in public.

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  16. The Latest: Obama rallies supporters of Democratic candidateRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Washington Times

    The Latest on former President Barack Obama campaigning for Democrats running for governor in New Jersey and Virginia : Former President Barack Obama is rallying supporters of New Jersey's Democratic gubernatorial candidate, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Germany during Obama 's presidency. He walked onto stage and hugged Murphy as the crowd chanted, "Four more years!" Obama says he would refer those people "to the Constitution, as well as to Michelle Obama."

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  17. Montgomerie earns 2nd PGA Tour Champions victory in 5 weeksRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2017 | Washington Times

    Colin Montgomerie earned his second PGA Tour Champions victory in five weeks on Sunday, a three-stroke win at the SAS Championship. He earned $315,000 for his sixth career victory on the 50-and-over tour, and improved two spots to No.

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  18. APNewsBreak: Disputed East Coast pipeline likely to expandRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | Washington Times

    The developers of a disputed natural gas pipeline on the U.S. East Coast are considering a major expansion of the project into South Carolina, according to remarks made by an energy company executive and interviews with others in the industry. Opponents of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline said that raises questions about whether Dominion Energy, the project's lead developer, has withheld important information from the public and whether the pipeline is even needed as initially proposed.

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  19. John Waite on new album and his pre-show ritualRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2017 | Washington Times

    For most artists the pre-show backstage waiting can be a tortuous affair full of pacing and anxious anticipation. Not John Waite.

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  20. Masked activists hang clowns in KKK robes from Richmond park tree, protest racist a uprisingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | Washington Times

    Police in Richmond, Virginia, closed a city park Thursday after multiple effigies of clowns in Ku Klux Klan robes were found hanging from a large tree. The anarchist collective Indecline took responsibility for the act, releasing a video that showed four masked men creating the eight effigies and hoisting each of them into a single tree at Bryan Park early Thursday morning.

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