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  1. Boxing: Waldorf's Reed ready to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Mike Reed could not comprehend the Puerto Rican until the second round of the early May fight was almost over. Two minutes into the second period of their boxing match, shortly after a right hand from Reed sent schockwaves through his chin, Osenohan Vazquez stopped speaking Spanish.

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  2. Police identify body that was found shot and burned inside a trash binRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    D.C. police identified the body of a 19-year-old man who was found fatally shot inside a burning trash bin last week in Northeast Washington.

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  3. Man on tracks is struck by Metro train at Foggy Bottom in Northwest D.C.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A Metro train struck a man Thursday night after he apparently jumped onto the tracks at the Foggy Bottom station, transit authorities said. The incident happened at the station just before 6:30 p.m., and it was not immediately clear how or why the man was on the tracks, said Richard Jordan, a Metro spokesman.

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  4. Robert Martin, lawyer who was a founder of D.C. jazz club, dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Robert Martin, a lawyer specializing in defense industry matters who was an adviser to Democratic presidential campaigns and a founder of Charlie's Georgetown, a Washington jazz club, died June 23 at his home in Orlando. He was 88. After serving as an assistant U.S. attorney in New York, Mr. Martin moved to Washington in 1953 and entered private practice with the firm of Fowler, Leva, Hawes & Symington, where he became a partner.

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  5. Competing lobbying campaigns clash over Puerto Rico debt crisisRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    As Puerto Rico's debt crisis came into clearer view this week, so too did a noisy faction of voices both supporting and opposing the Puerto Rican government's push to allow the island to restructure its debt in bankruptcy. The two sides of the debate have enlisted high-powered lobbying and public affairs firms to make their case as the long-simmering issue of Puerto Rico's deteriorating financial condition is now coming to a boil.

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  6. Yes indeed, Mike Reed packs a punchRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Mike Reed could not comprehend the Puerto Rican until the second round of the early May fight was almost over. Two minutes into the second period of their boxing match, shortly after a right hand from Reed sent schockwaves through his chin, Osenohan Vazquez stopped speaking Spanish.

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  7. Suspect in Savopoulos killings replaces his attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Savvas Savopoulos and Amy Savopoulos at the Starlight Children's Foundation MidAtlantic's Wine Dinner in 2008. The man charged with first-degree murder in the May killings of three members of the Savopoulos family and their housekeeper has dismissed his attorney and requested to once again be represented by the District's Public Defender Service.

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  8. DHS scales back deportations, aims to integrate illegal immigrants into societyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Obama administration has begun a profound shift in its enforcement of the nation's immigration laws, aiming to hasten the integration of long-term illegal immigrants into society rather than targeting them for deportation, according to documents and federal officials. In recent months, the Department of Homeland Security has taken steps to ensure that the majority of America's 11.3 million undocumented immigrants can stay in this country, with agents narrowing enforcement efforts to three groups of illegal migrants: convicted criminals, terrorism threats or those who recently crossed the border. 2 comments

  9. Can Medium replace the op-ed page?Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    It was around 8:45 p.m. on Jan. 20, before President Obama gave the State of the Union address, when the White House released the full text of his speech on a three-year-old Web site called Medium. The move broke convention, and the Washington press was surprised.

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  10. Road closures, bus delays continue around Navy YardRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Commuters in Southeast Washington continue to experience traffic and transit delays Thursday morning around the Washington Navy Yard, which was on lockdown after a report of a shooter. Officials later said they found no evidence of a gunman, and gave an 'all clear.'

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  11. July outlook: Slightly cooler, wetter than average for D.C.a s hottest monthRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    July is the zenith of summer for Washington, D.C., with the hottest weather potential. So while this month will likely feature plenty of hot days, we're thinking overall that the average monthly temperature will end a bit cooler and a bit wetter than normal.

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  12. Dr. Gridlock: Road closures, bus delays continue around Navy YardRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    D.C. Police says all lanes are re-opened in the 600 block of M Street SE, near the Washington Navy Yard. Meanwhile, the D.C. Circulator said its Union Station-Navy Yard routes is also experiencing delays Thursday morning after the police activity blocked off roads in the area.

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  13. Cause Celeb: Chef Robert Irvine supports the USO at Giant launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Robert Irvine, left, hams it up with Elaine Rogers of USO of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore, and Gordon Reid, president of Giant Food. Celeb: There are seemingly two Robert Irvines: one is the bad cop who slings tough love at owners of failing restaurants on his Food Network show "Restaurant Impossible."

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  14. Kelly: 'It was a debacle': Behind the scenes of the very first rock-and-roll conventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Among the attractions at the ill-fated Rock n Roll Expo '75 was journalist Hunter S. Thompson, seen here in a scene from the documentary "Gonzo." From behind the wheel of his Galaxie 500, Gary Groth could just make out the glowing ember moving up and down in the shadows of the hotel stairwell - up, down, up, down - like a miniature sun gripped between the teeth of a clench-jawed, speed-addled giant.

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  15. Some Beltway relief set for next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    The Virginia Department of Transportation is finishing up a Capital Beltway project that could provide relief to many thousands of rush hour drivers north of Tysons Corner. VDOT officials hope to open the inner loop shoulder to traffic as early as Tuesday morning.

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  16. Travel tips for the July 4 weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Travelers to the Mall on Independence Day will share the fireworks view with hundreds of thousands of others. More than a million people in the Washington region are going to travel 50 miles or more from home over this long Fourth of July weekend, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic .

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    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Driving and parking anywhere near the Mall for the fireworks will be very difficult. For the year's biggest list of street closings, scroll to the end of this posting.

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  18. D.C. endures worst storm since Derecho 2012 a " herea s how it happenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    In the middle of the night, in July's opening moments, the most violent complex of the storms since the June 2012 derecho blasted the immediate D.C. area. It downed scores of trees, and produced blinding rain and almost non-stop lightning as it swept straight up the I-95 corridor from near Dale City through the District and into Baltimore.

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  19. A parade of options for celebrating the Fourth in the Washington areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Volunteers carry a huge American flag along the National Independence Day parade route down Constitution Avenue in 2011. The Fourth of July in Washington, in at least one way, is just like any other day: The national tends to upstage the local.

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  20. Sweetgreen raises more lettuce to continue expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    The restaurant already counts locations in Boston, New York and Philadelphia and opened its first West Coast outlet in Los Angeles last year. It plans to open a second L.A. location in Santa Monica next month, as well as a third restaurant in Berkeley, Calif., by the end of the year, said co-founder Jonathan Neman.

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