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  1. Congratulations, Jay BeagleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Capitals Outsider

    One of Caps Outsider's favorite players, Jay Beagle , signed a 3-year deal worth $1.75 million per season to stay in Washington. We'll assume Carlson was trying to be funny as there's no way Beagle knows how to use twitter.

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  2. Joel OsteenRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    "Joel Osteen, you're a liar,'" yelled the first of the six protesters as the Houston-based pastor began his sermon, according to churchgoer Anwar Richardson's interview with local television station KTRK. Osteen, a popular nondenominational televangelist, draws crowds of about 43,000 for weekly sermons, according to the Hartford Institute for Religion Research .

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  3. Vigil Thursday for Charleston shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Recorder

    The Interfaith Council of Franklin County and Greenfield Community College plan a vigil Thursday to honor the lives of the nine people killed June 17 at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. The vigil is to begin at 5 p.m. on the Greenfield Town Common, at the intersection of Main and Federal streets.

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  4. Rev. Graham on White House Gay Rainbow: 'May it Remind Us of God's Judgment to Come'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Commenting on the White House being illuminated on Friday with gay-rainbow lights to celebrate homosexual marriage, Rev. Franklin Graham said it was "outrageous" and a "slap in the face" to millions of Americans who support real marriage, and added that because God gave the rainbow sign to Noah following the flood, it is an image forever "associated with His judgment" and a sign of "God's judgment to come."

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  5. What makes a couch potato? La-z-boys and living in these statesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Effingham Herald

    Do you watch TV a lot, own a La-z-boy, like soap operas and crave frozen pizza? If you answered yes to all of these questions, a new study says you might be a couch potato. Do you watch TV a lot, own a La-z-boy, like soap operas and crave frozen pizza? If you answered yes to all of these questions, a new study says you might be a couch potato.

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  6. Book reviews: 2 books ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Coastal Courier

    "The Lost Girls: The True Story of The Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus" is by John Glatt. " HOPE: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland ," by Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus with Mary Jordan and Kevin Sullivan, Viking, $28.95, 336 pages In May 2013, after being held in captivity for a decade, Amanda Berry escaped the confines of her kidnapper.

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  7. Who's ready for a bailout of a Puerto Rico?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Normally a story such as this winds up being about Detroit or Chicago or some other major US city because we're talking about an economy on the brink of collapse. But this time it's Puerto Rico.

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  8. Wife of Person of Interest Faces Perjury Charge in Lyon Sisters' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Sheila and Katherine Lyon vanished from a mall in Wheaton almost 40 years ago. Convicted sex offender reportedly claimed responsibility.

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  9. Water Environment Federation named as 2015 Top WorkplaceRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WaterWorld

    The Water Environment Federation recently announced that The Washington Post has named the organization as one of the top places to work in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. Placing #61 among small companies, WEF was recognized as a reputable organization whose staff and members work toward a greater purpose -- providing clean water and resource recovery for the protection of public health and the environment.

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  10. D.C.'s summer-job program starts - and the heat is on BowserRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Fifteen thousand young people filtered through the doors of more than 500 government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private companies across the District on Monday to start a six-week summer-job program that has become a defining source of tension between Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and the D.C. Council. Bowser fought to expand the Summer Youth Employment Program this year to allow older city residents - 22- to 24-year-olds - to join a program previously capped at age 21. But to make the expansion permanent, the mayor has to prove to the D.C. Council that the program, long criticized for poor management and a lack of oversight, actually succeeds at helping its participants secure full-time employment.

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  11. The Real Reason Behind the Outrage over Kim Kardashian Being on NPRRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KQED

    Everyone has an opinion on Kim Kardashian and that's never been clearer than in the two weeks since she appeared on NPR's Wait WaitDon't Tell Me! for a harmless 10-minute segment. She was charming, self-aware and a good sport.

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  12. TV Station Staffs Rival Channel's Newsroom So Employees Can Attend Colleague's FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    Oklahoma's KOCO News helped staff the newsroom of its rival station , KFOR, so more people on the KFOR team could attend last Friday's funeral of a local sportscaster, Tulsa World reported. Bob Barry Jr., KFOR's main sports anchor, died in a scooter accident on June 20 , according to The Washington Post.

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  13. Longtime DC Janitor Remains Invaluable AssetRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Cleaning & Maintenance Mgmt.

    Charles Woodson knows the secret to job longevity; he's been the janitor at Woodley Park Towers in Washington, D.C. for the past 60 years. Woodson began his tenure at Woodley Park when he was 18 years old in the summer of 1955, the same month President Eisenhower raised minimum wage to US$1, according to The Washington Post .

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  14. The Washington Post: 6 things great dads have masteredRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | University of Florida News

    A June 15 story by law professor Stacey Steinberg mentioned a study done by Kate Fogarty and Garret D. Evans of UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences on the relationship between fathers and their children.

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  15. EPA must consider cost of toxic air pollution regulations for power plants, says SCOTUSRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABA Journal

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that the Environmental Protection Agency should have considered costs when it decided to regulate toxic air pollution from coal- and oil-fired power plants. Justice Antonin Scalia wrote the majority decision .

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  16. District man, teen sentenced in fatal shooting of victim over laptopRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A District man and a teenager were sentenced to prison for the murder of a man during an attempted robbery of the man's laptop computer, the U.S. attorney's office said Monday. On Friday, D.C. Superior Court Judge Jennifer Anderson sentenced William Smallwood, 23, to 22 years in prison and Demitrich Jones, 17, to 18 years in prison for the June 3, 2014, fatal shooting of 33-year-old Rashard Raigns.

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  17. Man sues District for $30 million for wrongful 1982 murder convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A former District man who spent 26 years in prison after being wrongly convicted in a 1982 murder filed a $30 million lawsuit against the District in D.C. Superior Court, nearly a year after he was exonerated in the crime. Kevin Martin , 51, was convicted in the murder of a Washington woman largely as a result of errors by an elite FBI forensic unit that linked him to a hair collected at the crime scene.

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  18. Afternoon links: SCOTUS upholds controversial lethal injection drugRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Radley Balko blogs about criminal justice, the drug war and civil liberties for The Washington Post. He is the author of the book "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces."

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  19. Herea s how you can help crowdfund a Greek bailoutRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Greece is a day away from defaulting on a $1.8 billion debt that has the potential to plunge the Euro zone into economic paralysis, but have no fear; you can help save the land of Ouzo and feta with this crowdfunding campaign. That's right, an Indiegogo page is trying to raise 1.6 billion euros, or $1.8 billion, to save Greece, which will vote in a national referendum Sunday to accept or reject steep austerity measures to keep the country financially solvent.

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  20. Fires are spreading like crazy in Alaska and scientists are concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    So far in June, Alaska has seen 391 wildfires, with 152 of these starting up on the weekend of June 21-22, totaling more than 1.1 million acres of scorched earth, according to the Alaska Division of Forestry . Alaska is no stranger to wildfires.

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