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  1. Calibre Systems closes its biggest deal with acquisition of IMC unitRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Washington Post

    Calibre Systems, an employee-owned management consulting and information-technology company based in Alexandria, announced Monday that it has acquired the government-facing portion of Information Management Consultants, a Reston-based technology consultancy. Calibre chief executive Joe Martore would not say how much his firm paid for the acquisition, but he said it was the "largest ever" in Calibre's 26-year history.

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  2. How bureaucrats can join Silicon ValleyRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Washington Post

    I was a senior in high school when 9/11 happened. I made my decision to pursue a job in national security and counterterrorism after graduating from Georgetown.

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  3. D.C.'s new approach to high school electives: What's being offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Washington Post

    Ning Zhou teaches Chinese I to students at Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, August 27, 2015. Chinese is one of the 22 electives offered to students at the Cardozo this year, up from just six last year.

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  4. A dozen events on September 12 offer something for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Washington Post

    There are days when it might be tough to decide between two concerts or street parties you want to attend. Then there are days like Sept.

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  5. Oriental rugs make a comeback, and they are not just for your grandparents' houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Washington Post

    The tangerine and brick-red vintage tribal Persian rug on the September cover of House Beautiful heralds a major design direction. "Orientals add a lot of warmth and sophistication to a room," says Sophie Donelson, House Beautiful's editor in chief, who with her team selected the cozy sitting area in a Vermont farmhouse as the establishing shot for the all-important fall season.

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  6. 3Net of insecurity Part 3Read the original story

    Jun 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The seven young men sitting before some of Capitol Hill's most powerful lawmakers weren't graduate students or junior analysts from some think tank. No, Space Rogue, Kingpin, Mudge and the others were hackers who had come from the mysterious environs of cyberspace to deliver a terrifying warning to the world.

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  7. With ceramics, debate, choir and band, urban schools revive electivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Washington Post

    Natural light streams in from a glass atrium where students are invited to lunch at Cardozo Education Campus in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Cardozo Education Campus will offer 22 electives this year, up from six last year.

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  8. Sidney Blumenthal to Hillary Clinton: New Republic is Likud a propagandaa organRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Washington Post

    Sidney Blumenthal arrives on Capitol Hill in June to face questions from the House panel investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Another round of Hillary Clinton e-mails from the State Department , another batch of interesting correspondence from Sidney Blumenthal to the then-secretary of state.

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  9. Forty years ago, a moderate Republican championed environmentalismRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | The Washington Post

    Forty years ago last month, what was sadly fated to become an endangered species - some might even say an extinct one - made headlines across the region: A moderate Republican was spotted in the wild. The moderate Republican was Gilbert Gude , representative from Maryland's 8th Congressional District.

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  10. More than 1,100 D.C. police officers vote 'no confidence' in LanierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Washington Post

    More than 1,100 D.C. police officers voted this weekend that they lack confidence in Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier's ability to manage the department and keep residents safe amid a surging number of homicides. Of 1,150 officers who cast ballots in the online vote sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police labor union, 1,122 cast a no confidence ballot, according to the organization's chairman, Delroy Burton.

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  11. The cascara soda at Slipstream may change the way you think about coffeeRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | The Washington Post

    I don't drink a lot of soda. I drink coffee rarely, at best. But my new favorite summer quaff is a refreshing combination of the two.

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  12. Local digest: Aug. 31, 2015Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Washington Post

    Police said a female teenager and a man were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening wounds. The shooting occurred about 6:45 p.m. near Third and K streets SW.

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  13. New sidewalks are crumbling and flakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Washington Post

    Miles of new sidewalks in neighborhoods across the Washington region are flaking and crumbling, triggering complaints from residents about shoddy workmanship and possible safety hazards. In the District, sidewalks in communities such as Park View and Chevy Chase are affected by what concrete professionals call "scaling," when pieces of the top layer chip off, exposing the material underneath.

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  14. Amid glittering renewal, violence evokes a neighborhood's bloody pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Washington Post

    The gentrifying D.C. neighborhood was a center of violence during the 1980s and '90s, and is seeing it again even amid its renewal. The gentrifying D.C. neighborhood was a center of violence during the 1980s and '90s, and is seeing it again even amid its renewal.

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  15. With two killed in D.C. Friday night, homicide tally matches all of 2014'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Washington Post

    Despite a show of police force designed to curb a surge in violence, the nation's capital reached a disturbing milestone Friday night when a rash of gunfire pushed this year's homicide count to 105 - already equaling 2014's total. Two men died and eight people were wounded overnight, even as hundreds of police officers flooded Washington's streets in an "all hands on deck" strategy meant to make this rattled city feel safer.

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  16. 4Skywatch: A full harvest moon with a total lunar eclipseRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Washington Post

    Forget July's blue moon . For September's full moon, you'll probably see red. Catch a compelling, cosmic treat Sept.

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  17. Here's how D.C. business thinks region should react to painful sequestrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Washington Post

    Back when Maryland businessman Larry Letow relied almost entirely on federal contracts for his computer data security company, government work was so plentiful that he viewed it as "sort of an aphrodisiac." The romance is over.

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  18. Lonnae O'Neal: When we all shout about violence, can anyone hear?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Washington Post

    People - including Erika Totten, in #BlackLivesMatter T-shirt - react as D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser addresses them Thursday in Southeast Washington. I was struck by the shouting down Mayor Muriel E. Bowser got Thursday morning as she announced a new initiative to address the spike in D.C. homicides.

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  19. Man who died after being punched in NW had his hands in his pocketsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The Washington Post

    An accountant from Texas who died after he was punched in the face last week in Northwest Washington had paused to watch a street fight and had his hands in his pockets when he was struck, D.C. police said in court documents made public Friday. Police said Kassahun Abebe Edo, 35, who had just attended a friend's wedding, left the Peace Lounge on Georgia Avenue about 3 a.m. on Aug. 22 and was seen with friends on surveillance video approaching the fight that involved the suspect on Fairmont Street, near the Howard University campus.

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  20. Report: Metro derailment occurred after technician disregarded rail defectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Washington Post

    Commuters wait for shuttle buses at the Federal Center SW Metro station after service was suspended following a non-passenger train derailment on Aug. 6. A Metro derailment Aug. 6 that crippled large parts of the subway for hours was caused by "a failure" of the transit agency's "quality check process," in which a technician disregarded a rail defect that was found by a track-inspection machine several weeks before the accident occurred, according to a report issued Friday . "The report finds that the root cause of the derailment is failure of rail fasteners that hold the rails in place, which resulted in the rail spreading wide enough for the wheel axel [of a train] to drop between the rails," said the document, prepared by Metro.

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