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  1. Dvorak: College junior at 17 was once dubbed 'sweet, but not very smart'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Washington Post

    Petula is a columnist for The Washington Post's local team who writes about homeless shelters, gun control, high heels, high school choirs, the politics of parenting, jails, abortion clinics, mayors, modern families, strip clubs and gas prices, among other things. View Archive A professor at the University of the District of Columbia, where she went before Drexel, told me she had no idea that the smart and punctual A student in her engineering mechanics class was only 14. "Zakiya was creative, innovative and excited," said Lara Thompson , an assistant professor in mechanical engineering who had Zakiya in two of her classes.


  2. Rubio Seeks to Strip Gun-Control Authority from D.C. OfficialsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | CBS Local

    Our opinions are unbiased and unfiltered, and we never hold back. But the most important voice in D.C. sports is yoursa that's why our phone [...] All News 99.1 WNEW Latest News Headlines Click Here News Tips Desk@wnew.com Questions/Comments Feedback@WNEW.com - Radio & Web Listen To WNEW Stream 99.1 FM Audio on Demand Special Programming Connect with WNEW Facebook.com/WNEWNews Twitter: @WNEW WNEW 'On the Go' [...] CBS Sports Radio 1580 CONNECT WITH CBS SPORTS RADIO Listen Live Click Here Latest Sports News & Blogs Click Here Follow The CBS Sports Radio Facebook.com/CBSSportsRadio Twitter: @CBSSportsRadio Contact Studio: 1-855-212-4CBS Email: CNKinard@cbs.com Address 4200 Parliament Place Lanham, MD [...] WASHINGTON - A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation's capital from enacting gun-control laws.


  3. Congressman Beyer to Demo Free File Tax Prep ServicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    Congressman Don Beyer will join community leaders Friday at 10 a.m. to urge eligible Virginians to use the IRS and Virginia Free File programs to save money at tax time. Free File is a public-private partnership between the Internal Revenue Service and tax preparation software companies, according to a news release from the congressman's office.


  4. Marco Rubio seeks to holster D.C.'s gun restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Washington Examiner

    The likely 2016 Republican presidential hopeful introduced a bill Thursday to restore Second Amendment rights in the District of Columbia. "This legislation will finally allow D.C.'s law-abiding residents and visitors access to firearms for sporting or lawful defense of themselves and their homes, businesses and families," Rubio said in a statement about the Second Amendment Enforcement Act of 2015, which he co-authored with Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio.


  5. Tractor-trailer plows into Texas I-35 bridge, 1 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    As part of the "Rebuild America" initiative, Whitehouse.gov released a survey of all the bridges and roads in each state including District of Columbia.


  6. Rubio seeks to strip gun-control authority from DC officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A likely Republican presidential candidate has introduced a bill that would ban local elected officials in the nation's capital from enacting gun-control laws. The bill introduced Thursday by Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida would essentially leave the District of Columbia governed only by federal gun laws.


  7. One more reason state lotteries are a ticket to nowhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Christian Science Monitor

    A customer at a convenience store in Clemmons, N.C., purchases a lottery ticket March 6. Legislation being considered by the North Carolina General Assembly would give winners of significant lottery cash prizes the option of remaining anonymous. All but six states now rely on profits from lotteries for as much as 8 percent of their official revenue.


  8. Randall Student Among Florida Geographic Bee Contestants Vying for State and National TitleRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Osprey Observer

    With a chance to win the State title, a spot in the national championship in Washington, D.C., and a $50,000 scholarship, students from around the state will descend on Jacksonville University to compete in the state Geographic Bee later this month. A great number of students from the Tampa Bay area will also represent their schools and communities including Randall Middle School's Joseph Vitko, Mulrennan Middle School student Mychal Martinez and Williams Magnet Middle School's Saketh Katta.


  9. Net Neutrality Critics Slam FCC in HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NewsFactor

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's 3-2 vote in favor of Net neutrality last month hasn't silenced opponents of an open Internet. If anything, the rhetoric from the other side has grown louder and even more heated since the FCC released its 400-page order earlier this month.


  10. Maryville student to compete in National Geographic State BeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Georgetown Times

    Provided Francis Tupacz, a fifth-grader at Maryville Elementary School, will compete in the National Geographic State Bee in Columbia March 27. Francis Tupacz, a fifth-grader at Maryville Elementary School and son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward G. Tupacz, will be competing against other semifinalists Friday, March 27, in the 2015 South Carolina National Georgraphic State Bee. The bee is sponsored by Google and Plum Creek, and will be held at Brookland Baptist Church Banquet and Conference Center in West Columbia.


  11. DC Government Agency Accidentally Gave Buzzfeed Students' Personal InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Daily Caller

    Parents of students in the District of Columbia were notified Wednesday that a government office accidentally gave their kids' personal information to the website BuzzFeed. The Office of the State Superintendent of Education gave the student data to BuzzFeed in response to the news agency's Freedom of Information Act request regarding enrollment data for individual students and information about suspensions and expulsions.


  12. Court hears appeal in terror-related custody disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Greenwich Citizen

    This undated handout image provided by the United States Marshals Service shows Zachary Chesser. When Chesser tried to travel to Somalia to join the terror group al-Shabab, he took his infant son with him, hoping that flying with a baby would make him look less suspicious.


  13. Panel delays decision on Corcoran Gallerya s historic designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Washington Post

    The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., featuring its Beaux Arts architecture, was first designated as historic in 1964. After listening to almost two hours of testimony, the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board postponed its decision to extend the historic designation of the Corcoran Gallery of Art to include most of its interior.


  14. The Country Club of Birmingham selected as host of 2016 national golf eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Alabama Live

    A golfer competes on the 9th hole in the 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships at the Birmingham Country Club. The Club has been selected to host the 2016 United States Golf Association Men's State Championships.


  15. GOP lawmakers aim to cut the District's gun restrictionsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Washington Times

    Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Jim Jordan took aim at the District's restrictive gun laws on Thursday, introducing bills that would make it easier for residents to buy and carry firearms. The two Republicans also want to make it harder for the D.C. government to impose burdensome requirements for citizens to obtain firearms or concealed-carry permits, which has been a complaint of gun-rights advocates since the Supreme Court upheld the legal challenge that ended the city's virtual ban on firearms.


  16. Mendelson to Lankford: D.C. Bills Don't Violate Religious FreedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Roll Call

    Mendelson, left, sent a letter to Lankford arguing the bills do not violate religious freedom. After Republican Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and James Lankford of Oklahoma introduced resolutions of disapproval to block two District of Columbia bills from becoming law, the D.C. Council chairman took his argument in support of the bills directly to Lankford.


  17. CREDO: Urban charter students learn moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Joannejacobs.com

    In 41 cities, charter students learn significantly more than similar students in traditional public schools, according to a new report by Stanford's Center for Research on Education Outcomes, or CREDO. The average gain was the equivalent of 40 more days of learning in math, and 28 more in reading.


  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    In order to identify the geographical sweet spots for tax assistance across the country, WalletHub compared the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia in terms of six key metrics- ranging from the number of accountants per 1,000 people to their average workload and hourly compensation.


  19. Willie Nelson Hits a High Note: He's Selling MarijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | News Max

    From country-singing legend to cannabis-smoking connoisseur, Willie Nelson is about to become a big-time marijuana merchandiser, preparing to peddle his own elite Willie's Reserve strain of pot in states where selling pot is legal. Nelson, one of country music's "outlaws" known as the "Red Headed Stranger," also plans to open an undetermined number of marijuana stores in the next year, according to Michael Bowman, the marijuana legalization lobbyist who is functioning as a public relations spokesman for Willie's fledgling business, the Daily Beast reports.


  20. International traveler in Kissimmee had measlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The person stayed at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center March 16-17. The traveler spent most of the time in Osceola County , but also visited Miami-Dade, Orange and Sarasota counties between March 14 and 20, when infectious.