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  1. Former linebacker with ALS helps revive Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story

    Friday | Washington Times

    Over the past year, Tim Shaw has bungee-jumped off a bridge in New Zealand, visited Australia and helped drill a well in the Amazon. The former NFL linebacker also has talked with congressmen in Washington D.C. and Tennessee lawmakers.

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  2. Former linebacker with ALS helps revive Ice Bucket ChallengeRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Washington Times

    Over the past year, Tim Shaw has bungee-jumped off a bridge in New Zealand, visited Australia and helped drill a well in the Amazon. The former NFL linebacker also has talked with congressmen in Washington D.C. and Tennessee lawmakers.

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  3. 'The Right Side Forum' with Armstrong Williams visits with journalists Judy Woodruff and Al HuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Washington Times

    The Right Side Forum, an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams , offers a close look at a pair of true Washington insiders. His guests this week are Judy Woodruff, co-anchor and managing editor of the PBS NewsHour, and Al Hunt, veteran political columnist for Bloomberg View.

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  4. LOVERRO: Jonathan Papelbon brought to Washington to save a championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Washington Times

    We don't know if Storen can do that - and it's clear the Nationals aren't sure he can. Why else would you take a closer out of a role that he was doing nearly as well as anyone in baseball this season - better than Papelbon .

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  5. Obamaa s climate change policy driven...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Washington Times

    The Obama administration's controversial climate change agenda is being driven largely by outside forces in the environmental community, and powerful activist groups have played a major - and perhaps illegal - role in crafting key Environmental Protection Agency policies, a detailed report released Thursday charges. Emails obtained by the Energy and Environment Legal Institute , an environmental policy watchdog and frequent critic of the EPA, show that powerful environmental groups such as the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council and others engaged in secret discussions with top administration officials.

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  6. Rand Paul plays it cool while rival Ted Cruz plays with fire in SenateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Washington Times

    Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have followed through on their promises to shake things up on Capitol Hill since arriving in Washington, but some political analysts say the recent intraparty warfare shows the two rivals for the Republican presidential nomination are split over the best way to give the government a face-lift. Mr. Paul has had some success fostering rapport with his Senate colleagues.

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  7. Planned Parenthood: Pro-life activists rally for investigation, end of subsidiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Washington Times

    Andrea Pearson waited for years for the crisis of her pregnancy at age 18 to be over, but the "quick and easy" abortion she got at Planned Parenthood haunted her instead. "What I felt was shame.

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  8. Iran's lies to become Obama's legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Washington Times

    Maybe the Christian thing to do is to cut John Kerry a little slack. He hit his head harder than the doctor thought when he fell off his bicycle in Switzerland.

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  9. Woman seeks to develop Danish heritage tours in RacineRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Washington Times

    There are tours of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture, Underground Railroad sites and kringle-making bakeries, but how about one featuring the contributions made by Danes? A Mount Pleasant woman hopes she can create just such a tour of Danish heritage sites, The Journal Times reported. More than a year ago, Caskey was at The Chancery in Racine when she heard two women talking about the Underground Railroad tour they were taking.

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  10. The Right Side Forum with Armstrong WIlliams showcases young adults about to 'inherit' AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Washington Times

    The Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams , offers a close look at emerging young adults and the challenges they face in this day and age. Some see them as less politically active, less hard working and less interested in religion than their parents and grandparents.

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  11. Obama pushes for Ex-Im Bank renewal, chides lagging CongressRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Washington Times

    President Obama on Wednesday took Congress to task and called for the immediate reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, which has become a symbol in a larger ideological fight on Capitol Hill. The bank, which finances the sale of American exports to overseas buyers, lapsed on June 30, the first time the institution - better known as the Ex-Im Bank - ceased operations in its 81-year history.

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  12. Michael McCaul calls for new coalition to battle terrorists in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Washington Times

    House Committee on Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul called on President Obama Wednesday to head a multinational coalition responsible for building an armed force capable of stamping out the "terrorist sanctuary" in Syria . Mr. Obama must take "immediate steps" to quash the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, and other terrorists in Syria before more attacks inspired by their "hateful ideology" take place in the United States, the Texas Republican said Wednesday during a speech at The Heritage Foundation in Washington.

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  13. Ted Cruz takes aim at Congressa Obam...Read the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Washington Times

    Sen. Ted Cruz, a vocal conservative running for president, will push to expose and prevent fellow members of Congress from "exempting" themselves from Obamacare this week, adding sparks to an already-fraught debate over a highway bill that needs to pass by July 31. Mr. Cruz, Texas Republican, plans to offer an amendment that would prohibit Capitol Hill lawmakers and their staff from obtaining an employer subsidy when they get insurance on an Obamacare exchange. It's one of several measures the conservative firebrand wants to attach to the roads bill that leaders will bring to the floor Tuesday, including a measure to repeal Obamacare and strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding.

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  14. Trumping the mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Washington Times

    I cannot recall another time when the American media has given so much aid and encouragement to a fledgling candidate as they have given to Donald Trump , and he is a billionaire. He does not need their help.

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  15. Obama calls for overhaul of prison system, end of mandatory minimum sentencesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Washington Times

    President Obama on Tuesday laid out a sweeping plan for criminal justice reform in America, calling for the end of mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent drug offenders, a review of solitary confinement in prisons and a host of other steps. Speaking at the NAACP convention in Philadelphia, the president said he's optimistic that Republicans and Democrats in Washington, and in states across the country, will join him in undertaking a massive overhaul of the entire criminal justice system.

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  16. EDITORIAL: Hillary Clinton's practiced deceptionsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Washington Times

    The idea that telling a lie in Washington is somehow shameful was probably born with the fabricated tale of little George, his hatchet and his father's favorite cherry tree at Mount Vernon. Lies are to Washington what cars once were to Detroit.

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  17. Vending machines in Anacostia provide free children's booksRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | Washington Times

    A 5-year-old named Jacob Adams was the first to test the big blue vending machine newly installed at the Salvation Army's community center in Southeast Washington. Hopping up on a step-stool to reach the bright control screen, he quickly made his choice, and his selection tumbled from the machine's coils and landed with a thud.

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  18. The Right Side Forum with Armstrong WIlliams focuses on authentic African American manhoodRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Washington Times

    The Right Side Forum," an hour-long conservative live news and talk show hosted by columnist Armstrong Williams , offers a special, one-hour forum broadcast, airing Saturday on News Channel 8 at 10:30 a.m. The topic this week: "African American Manhood Today." His guests are Justin Gaither, executive director, of Team Highlyfav, and five mentors from the organization: Bryant Johnson, Larry Macdowell, Johnny Baskin, Eugene Gibbs, and Vaughn Macafee.

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  19. Congress pulls bill amid Confederate flag fightRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Washington Times

    In this June 28, 2015, file photo, House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, to talk about the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. more > South Carolina will pull the Confederate battle flag down from a Statehouse memorial Friday, but the national debate over the flag showed no sign of waning as Democrats in Washington, sensing momentum, moved to furl state flags at the Capitol that still include Confederate symbols.

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  20. Pope Francis is coming to Washington a " and will reach an even bigger crowdRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 9 | Washington Times

    The setting for Pope Francis' address to Congress in September just grew by giant proportions as the public will be able to watch the telecast from outside the U.S. Capitol building. Francis wishes to make a "brief appearance" on the West Front of the Capitol building after he addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Sept.

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