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  1. DC's other 1600 Pennsylvania is source of humor, headachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Newsday

    An American flag hangs at the front entrance of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue SE in Washington, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The White House may be occupied by President Barack Obama and his family for another few months, but other residents are already enjoying 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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  2. Capitol Hill: Not just for politicians, it's a neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Newsday

    Is it a place where politicians argue? A backdrop for TV news? Or a real Washington, D.C., neighborhood, with homes, an old-school diner and even a couple of bookstores? Truth is, it's all those things. But if you're not from the Washington area, you'd be forgiven for thinking that Capitol Hill is a place where the U.S. Congress meets and not a place where real people live.

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  3. What happens when an Orthodox Jewish congregation goes to a gay bar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Newsday

    A sign is posted on the fountain at Dupont Circle in support of the victims of the massacre at a Orlando nightclub, after LGBT pride festival organizers held a moment of silence for shooting victims, Sunday, June 12, 2016 in Washington. Photo Credit: AP / Pablo Martinez Monsivais When our synagogue heard about the horrific tragedy that took place at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, it was at the same time that we were celebrating our festival of Shavuot, which celebrates God's giving of the Torah.

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  4. Freight train derails in Washington, hazardous material spills, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Newsday

    A CSX freight train derailed in Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning, sending several cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material from three cars, emergency officials said. No injuries were immediately reported.

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  5. Long Island teen advocates for epilepsy awareness in Washingon, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Newsday

    Colleen Sullivan, 17, in her art studio at home in Garden City. She recently traveled to Washington, D.C., where she met with legislators as part of "Teens Speak Up!" Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa Colleen Sullivan, 17, in her art studio at home in Garden City.

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  6. The Capitol Steps, roasting pols for 35 years, in PatchogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Newsday

    The Capitol Steps, here in a number they call "76 Unknowns," bring their "Mock the Vote!" show to Patchogue Theatre on April 9. Photo Credit: Peter Dervin The Capitol Steps made its debut nearly 35 years ago, when a now-extinct species known as Moderate Republican still roamed the corridors of Washington and three staffers for Sen. Charles Percy were planning entertainment for the office Christmas party. It was the first year of Ronald Reagan's presidency and the founders of what would become Capitol Hill's answer to Forbidden Broadway - roasting politicians instead of producers - figured that if show-biz personalities could go into politics, then political types could go into show business.

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  7. Obama crystallizes criticism of 2016 campaign coverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama speaks during the awards dinner for Syracuse University's Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting at Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2016. Photo Credit: AP President Barack Obama's turn as a media critic this week may not have thrilled many journalists, but it has forced a new look at how a media-saturated presidential campaign is being covered.

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  8. DC commuters face subway-free workday over safety inspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Newsday

    The White House is visible as morning traffic builds along 16th Street Northwest, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The Metro subway system that serves the nation's capital and its Virginia and Maryland suburbs shut down for a full-day for an emergency safety inspection of its third-rail power cables.

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  9. LI's Intel national finalists await word Tuesday on top winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Newsday

    Rachel Mashal of John F. Kennedy High School in Bellmore, one of Long Island's three finalists in the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search competition, at the exhibition of projects held at the National Geographic Society's headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, March 13, 2016. Photo Credit: Society for Science & the Public / Linda Doane Three Long Island teenage science whizzes are among 40 students from across the country who are in the nation's capital, awaiting word Tuesday of whether they will share in $780,000 in top prizes in the Intel Science Talent Search competition.

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  10. Neighborhoods: Beer history in Washington's Dupont CircleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Newsday

    This Feb. 20, 2016 photo shows people enjoying a weekend afternoon around the white marble fountain in the center of Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. The neighborhood is a fun place to spend a few hours, with attractions that include the Phillips Collection modern art museum, Kramerbooks and other small retailers, and Heurich House Museum, a 31-room Victorian mansion that was once home to a Washington beer brewer.

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  11. Neighborhoods: Beer history in Washington's Dupont CircleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Newsday

    This Feb. 20, 2016 photo shows people enjoying a weekend afternoon around the white marble fountain in the center of Dupont Circle in Washington, D.C. The neighborhood is a fun place to spend a few hours, with attractions that include the Phillips Collection modern art museum, Kramerbooks and other small retailers, and Heurich House Museum, a 31-room Victorian mansion that was once home to a Washington beer brewer.

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  12. East Coast blizzard may be one of 10 worst, 2 feet of snow expected in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | Newsday

    The blizzard menacing the Eastern United States could rank near the top 10 to ever hit the region, according to the National Weather Service. Snowfall as heavy as 1 to 3 inches an hour could continue for 24 hours or more in the area, said meteorologist Paul Kocin with the service's Weather Prediction Center.

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  13. East Coast blizzard watch prompts Virginia state of emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | Newsday

    Drivers in the Washington area spent hours in icy gridlock ahead of heavy snowfall that's predicted to arrive by the weekend from Appalachia to Philadelphia and maybe farther north. On Thursday morning, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe issued a state of emergency and said people should "take the threat of this storm seriously."

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  14. Weekend storm may drop up to 8 inches of snow on Long IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | Newsday

    On Wednesday morning, Jan. 20, 2016, News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman has a look at the forecast. On Wednesday morning, Jan. 20, 2016, News 12 Long Island meteorologist Rich Hoffman has a look at the forecast.

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  15. Global Gateway Alliance analysis says New York metro holiday flights second most disrupted nationwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Newsday

    Holiday travelers wait for their flights at LaGuardia Airport this morning, Dec. 23, 2015 as inclement weather caused general departure delays. New York metro airports had the second highest number of disrupted flights in the country for the period of Dec. 5 to Jan. 4, a new analysis says.

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  16. High note for Congress shouldn't be last oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi leave the Gabriel Zimmerman room after a meeting with members of the House Democratic caucus to discuss his trade agenda on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Friday, June 12, 2015. Photo Credit: TNS Congress went home for the holidays crowing about its year-end show of bipartisanship.

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  17. Washington D.C. offers many museums and exhibits thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Newsday

    Washington gets knocked for lots of things: The soulless lobbyists of K Street; the feckless windbags of Capitol Hill; the wildly offensive name of its football team. But one thing the city has perhaps always gotten right is museums.

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  18. Tom Downey, former LI congressman, to retire from lobbyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2015 | Newsday

    Former Long Island Rep. Tom Downey is seen in McPherson Square Park in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Photo Credit: Evelyn Hockstein Former Long Island Rep. Tom Downey is seen in McPherson Square Park in Washington, D.C., on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015.

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  19. Letter: Trade agreement helps small bizRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | Newsday

    President Barack Obama and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi leave the Gabriel Zimmerman room after a meeting with members of the House Democratic caucus to discuss his trade agenda on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Friday, June 12, 2015. Photo Credit: TNS Small businesses like mine can find tremendous growth opportunities in global markets ["Clinton opposes Obama trade deal," News, Oct. 8].

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  20. Polite pope answers critics on economyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Newsday

    Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.

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