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AllAfrica.com
Rangers Storm AtlantaAtlanta, U.S.A. — The city of Atlanta, USA is today witnessing a convergence of
Rangers Storm Atlanta
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Atlanta, U.S.A. — The city of Atlanta, USA is today witnessing a convergence of former and current soccer stars and lovers of the game of soccer as former players of Enugu Rangers International Football Club resident in the United States of America... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Only in D.C. eventsThere always seems to be good reason to leave your assignments for the Sunday n
Only in D.C. events
The GW Hatchet / Posted 10 hours ago
There always seems to be good reason to leave your assignments for the Sunday night scramble in Gelman — your favorite author is reading at Politics & Prose or a certain socialist presidential candidate could be hosting a rally on the National... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
What if your boss paid you to have life experiences for 3 months?Just outside my cubicle lies the Pit of Atrociousness. It's a cavernous chasm i
What if your boss paid you to have life experiences for 3 months?
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
Just outside my cubicle lies the Pit of Atrociousness. It's a cavernous chasm into which I toss the inane press releases and insipid workplace-related books that cross my desk each day. Some have called it "dangerous" — a couple of colleagues fell... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Lauren Woulard: “The Life Of The City Died With The Storm”As told to Kimberly Jacobs The week before Katrina hit, life was amazing, and
Lauren Woulard: “The Life Of The City Died With The Storm”
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 2 days ago
As told to Kimberly Jacobs The week before Katrina hit, life was amazing, and everything was going as planned. It was the second week of my senior year of high school, and I was getting ready for the Jamboree with my friends. In the beginning, news... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Jahquille Ross: I’m Glad To Be Back In New OrleansJahquille Ross on graduation day at Tuskegee University A told to Kimberly Jac
Jahquille Ross: I’m Glad To Be Back In New Orleans
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 2 days ago
Jahquille Ross on graduation day at Tuskegee University A told to Kimberly Jacobs My mother and sister died when I was 12 years old, so before Katrina I was living with my brother and sister-in-law who are 20 years older than me. My 8th grade year... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
Willard Hill: My Music Stood For Nothing Before KatrinaWillard in front of the barge that broke the levee As told to Kimberly Jacobs
Willard Hill: My Music Stood For Nothing Before Katrina
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted 2 days ago
Willard in front of the barge that broke the levee As told to Kimberly Jacobs Before the storm I had just moved back to New Orleans from the east coast. I left Howard University because my mom had Alzheimer’s disease, and I took some time off from... Read more
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Washington Post
Man who died after being punched in NW had his hands in his pocketsAn accountant from Texas who died after he was punched in the face last week in
Man who died after being punched in NW had his hands in his pockets
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
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... Read more
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Washington Post
Additional mental health tests for D.C. man charged in fatal Metro stabbingSuspect Jasper Spires, top left, is accused of fatally stabbing Kevin Sutherlan
Additional mental health tests for D.C. man charged in fatal Metro stabbing
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
Suspect Jasper Spires, top left, is accused of fatally stabbing Kevin Sutherland aboard a Metro train on July 4. ((CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT) Reuters, Evy Mages/For The Washington Post, Photo courtesy of Matt Grossman) The District man accused in the... Read more
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Independent
Amelia Boynton Robinson: Civil rights activist who led voting drives in the 1960s and whose attack by police appalled millions across the USBorn when slavery and the Civil War were still in living memory, she became a v
Amelia Boynton Robinson: Civil rights activist who led voting drives in the 1960s and whose attack by police appalled millions across the US
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Born when slavery and the Civil War were still in living memory, she became a voting rights activist in the 1930s and was a friend of Martin Luther King Jnr, Rosa Parks and other civil rights leaders in the 1950s and 1960s. She lived long enough to... Read more
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Washington Post
Police arrest suspect in 2014 killing of woman in Woodland TerraceDistrict police on Thursday announced arrests in two unrelated killings involvi
Police arrest suspect in 2014 killing of woman in Woodland Terrace
Washington Post / Posted 3 days ago
District police on Thursday announced arrests in two unrelated killings involving a woman found shot to death last year in a burning apartment in Southeast Washington and an accountant from Texas who was punched last week on a street in... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Judge Walter Williams placed on disability inactive statusJudge Walter Williams, former Chattanooga City Court judge, was placed on disab
Judge Walter Williams placed on disability inactive status
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
Judge Walter Williams, former Chattanooga City Court judge, was placed on disability inactive status, Chattanooga-based law firm McKoon, Williams & Hegeman announced Thursday. He was placed on disability inactive status by the Tennessee Supreme... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Rand Paul tells Black Lives Matter: change your name – and your tactics“I think they should change their name maybe – if they were All Lives Matter, o
Rand Paul tells Black Lives Matter: change your name – and your tactics
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
“I think they should change their name maybe – if they were All Lives Matter, or Innocent Lives Matter,” Paul said, in response to a question from Fox News host Sean Hannity about accusations that the Kentucky senator had been “talking down” the... Read more
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Washington Post
Amelia Boynton Robinson, activist beaten on Selma bridge, dies at 104Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson is carried by bystanders after be
Amelia Boynton Robinson, activist beaten on Selma bridge, dies at 104
Washington Post / Posted 4 days ago
Civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson is carried by bystanders after being beaten during the “Bloody Sunday” confrontation at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala, on March 7, 1965. (AP) Amelia Boynton Robinson, who led voting drives and... Read more
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South Maryland News
Changes to St. Charles plan fail to mollify publicModifications to amendments of the St. Charles Master Plan as requested by the
Changes to St. Charles plan fail to mollify public
South Maryland News / Posted 5 days ago
Modifications to amendments of the St. Charles Master Plan as requested by the Charles County commissioners did not modify community response Thursday night. St. Charles representatives met with residents of Cleveland Park Estates, Gleneagles and... Read more
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Washington Post
D.C. mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spikeD.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, seen here to the left of Police Chief Cathy L. Lan
D.C. mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spike
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, seen here to the left of Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier, will ask the D.C. Council for expanded police powers to detain those who violate terms of parole and probation. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post) Responding to... Read more
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Washington Post
D.C. mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spikeD.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, seen here to the left of Police Chief Cathy L. Lan
D.C. mayor to ask for expanded police powers amid homicide spike
Washington Post / Posted 5 days ago
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, seen here to the left of Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier, will ask the D.C. Council for expanded police powers to detain those who violate terms of parole and probation. (Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post) Responding to... Read more
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Washington Post
Texas man dies after being assaulted in Northwest WashingtonAn accountant and financial analyst from Texas who was assaulted Saturday in th
Texas man dies after being assaulted in Northwest Washington
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
An accountant and financial analyst from Texas who was assaulted Saturday in the District later died of his injuries, and the death is being investigated as a homicide, D.C. police said. According to police, Kassahun Abebe Edo, 35, of Irving was... Read more
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Washington Post
Texas man dies after being assaulted in Northwest WashingtonAn assault that was carried out Saturday on a Texas man become a homicide Sunda
Texas man dies after being assaulted in Northwest Washington
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
An assault that was carried out Saturday on a Texas man become a homicide Sunday, when the victim died of his injuries, D.C. police said. They said Kassahun Abebe Edo, 35, of Irving Tex., was assaulted about 3 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of... Read more
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Washington Post
School starts in D.C. amid jitters over summer crime waveFlowers for shooting victim Matthew Shlonsky are seen near the Shaw-Howard Univ
School starts in D.C. amid jitters over summer crime wave
Washington Post / Posted 6 days ago
Flowers for shooting victim Matthew Shlonsky are seen near the Shaw-Howard University Metro station on Monday in Washington. The scene is not far from Cleveland Elementary School. (Matt McClain/The Washington Post) Students with over-sized backpacks... Read more
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Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Department of Justice receives support from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a 102-year-old service organization with a
Department of Justice receives support from Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
Gonzales Weekly Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a 102-year-old service organization with a long history of social advocacy and political awareness and involvement, has expressed its... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Those Who Served: On Okinawa, 'They would take any target they could get'URBANA — Talk about being caught between a rock and a hard place. Marine Cpl.
Those Who Served: On Okinawa, 'They would take any target they could get'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
URBANA — Talk about being caught between a rock and a hard place. Marine Cpl. Joseph Smith was sleeping in a depot with tons of ammunition and barrels of airplane fuel on Okinawa in 1945. On one side: the air base, where planes took off every... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Push Towards HIV VaccineLast week, I received mail from IAVI (an international AIDS Vaccine Institute)
Push Towards HIV Vaccine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Last week, I received mail from IAVI (an international AIDS Vaccine Institute) from its regional offices in South Africa from a colleague Maaza Seyoum with highlights of the latest annual report. I picked up a few things from the report, especially... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Life and Death of an Urban SchoolThe Jamaica High School building last year and, at right, in 1981.Credit Illust
The Life and Death of an Urban School
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
The Jamaica High School building last year and, at right, in 1981.Credit Illustration by Oliver Munday; Photographs by Vic DeLucia / The New York Times / Redux; Jackson Krule (Top-Left) Jamaica High School, in Queens, was once the largest high... Read more
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Washington Post
Hit-and-run victim remembered as ‘intelligent, kind, hard-working’The woman who was killed Friday evening in a hit-and-run incident on Southern A
Hit-and-run victim remembered as ‘intelligent, kind, hard-working’
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
The woman who was killed Friday evening in a hit-and-run incident on Southern Avenue SE was a highly regarded physician’s assistant at the nearby United Medical Center who was lauded and praised by those who knew and worked with her. Emebet Kebede,... Read more
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Washington Post
Redskins’ back to school fair offers healthy start to classThird-grader Rainelle McNeil, throws a frisbee outside the DC Parks and Recreat
Redskins’ back to school fair offers healthy start to class
Washington Post / Posted 8 days ago
Third-grader Rainelle McNeil, throws a frisbee outside the DC Parks and Recreation booth, at the inaugural Back to School Fair presented by the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Catholic Charities. (Evelyn Hockstein/For The Washington... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME (Review EssayDuluth, Minnesota (OpEdNews) August 21, 2015: Recently I have been re-reading a
Ta-Nehisi Coates' BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME (Review Essay
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
Duluth, Minnesota (OpEdNews) August 21, 2015: Recently I have been re-reading and writing about the American Jesuit cultural historian and theorist Walter J. Ong's book about the Victorian Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889), HOPKINS, THE... Read more
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Salon.com
The plot to destroy Shaun King: How Breitbart turned a ludicrous conspiracy theory into national newsShaun King, a columnist for Daily Kos, an active and widely-followed Twitter us
The plot to destroy Shaun King: How Breitbart turned a ludicrous conspiracy theory into national news
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
Shaun King, a columnist for Daily Kos, an active and widely-followed Twitter user, and a prominent member of the Black Lives Matter movement, was forced yesterday to share some of his most painful family secrets with the world. This is thanks to a... Read more
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Washington Post
Suspect in fatal Shaw shooting surrenders to D.C. policeA 19-year-old sought in a fatal shooting of a recent American University gradua
Suspect in fatal Shaw shooting surrenders to D.C. police
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
A 19-year-old sought in a fatal shooting of a recent American University graduate in Shaw surrendered to D.C. police early Friday, according to the department’s spokeswoman and the police chief. The spokeswoman, Gwendolyn Crump, said Marcus King... Read more
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NBC Washington
Suspect in Death of American University Grad in CustodyMarcus King, 19, of Northwest D.C., surrendered to police early Friday morning,
Suspect in Death of American University Grad in Custody
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
Marcus King, 19, of Northwest D.C., surrendered to police early Friday morning, News4's Mark Segraves reported. King was wanted in the death of Matthew Shlonsky, 23. Shlonsky was shot near a busy D.C. Metro station on Saturday. A day before he... Read more
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South Maryland News
Students selected to serve as CCPS TV broadcast anchorsSeven Charles County Public high school students were selected to serve as broa
Students selected to serve as CCPS TV broadcast anchors
South Maryland News / Posted 10 days ago
Seven Charles County Public high school students were selected to serve as broadcast anchors for original programming featured on the school system’s educational television stations — Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon FiOS Channel 12. The students will... Read more
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Washington Post
Witness describes having gun pulled by man fleeing Shaw shooting sceneMobile D.C. Police security cameras are placed at the Shaw-Howard University Me
Witness describes having gun pulled by man fleeing Shaw shooting scene
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
Mobile D.C. Police security cameras are placed at the Shaw-Howard University Metro stop close to where Matthew Shlonsky, 23, was shot in the 1800 block of Seventh Street in Northwest. (Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post) The witnesses were going... Read more
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NBC Washington
Suspect Named in Death of AU Grad Near MetroMarcus King, 19, of Northwest D.C., is wanted in the death of 23-year-old Matth
Suspect Named in Death of AU Grad Near Metro
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
Marcus King, 19, of Northwest D.C., is wanted in the death of 23-year-old Matthew Shlonsky. A man who identified himself as King told News4's Mark Segraves by phone Thursday that he will report to police but is scared. Asked when he will turn... Read more
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Washington Post
Police issue arrest warrant for suspect in shooting at Shaw Metro stationD.C. police on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for a suspect in connection wi
Police issue arrest warrant for suspect in shooting at Shaw Metro station
Washington Post / Posted 10 days ago
D.C. police on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for a suspect in connection with Saturday afternoon’s fatal shooting of a recent American University graduate student outside the Shaw-Howard University Metro station. Marcus King, 19, of Northwest,... Read more
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KTVL Medford
Full Measure with Sharyl AttkissonThe Full Measure TeamSHARYL ATTKISSON - HOST/ANCHOR Sharyl Attkisson is a five
Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson
KTVL Medford / Posted 10 days ago
The Full Measure TeamSHARYL ATTKISSON - HOST/ANCHOR Sharyl Attkisson is a five-time Emmy Award winner and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow award for investigative reporting. She is the host and anchor of a new... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Black churches bucking the trend of declineAt Alfred Street Baptist Church, the pews start to fill more than half an hour
Black churches bucking the trend of decline
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
At Alfred Street Baptist Church, the pews start to fill more than half an hour before the service begins. White-uniformed ushers guide African-Americans of all ages to their seats. Some stand and wave their hands in the air as the large, robed choir... Read more
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Washington Post
Surge of violence continues across D.C. with three fatal shootingsPolice investigate at the scene of a shooting Tuesday on East Capitol Street ne
Surge of violence continues across D.C. with three fatal shootings
Washington Post / Posted 12 days ago
Police investigate at the scene of a shooting Tuesday on East Capitol Street near St. Luke Roman Catholic Church. (Peter Hermann/The Washington Post) A man was fatally shot on the grounds of a Catholic church in Southeast Washington on Tuesday... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
St. Louis City holding blood drive WednesdayST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Blood supplies typically drop in the summer months. But
St. Louis City holding blood drive Wednesday
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Blood supplies typically drop in the summer months. But efforts to encourage donations are ramping up. This Wednesday St. Louis City’s Comptroller, Darlene Green, is sponsoring a blood drive at city hall. The 10th annual blood... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
St. Louis City holding blood drive WednesdayST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Blood supplies typically drop in the summer months. But
St. Louis City holding blood drive Wednesday
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Blood supplies typically drop in the summer months. But efforts to encourage donations are ramping up. This Wednesday St. Louis City’s Comptroller, Darlene Green, is sponsoring a blood drive at city hall. The 10th annual blood... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Police probe death of former intern of Sen. PortmanPublished: Tuesday, 8/18/2015 - Updated: 6 minutes ago Homicide detectives in
Police probe death of former intern of Sen. Portman
The Toledo Blade / Posted 12 days ago
Published: Tuesday, 8/18/2015 - Updated: 6 minutes ago Homicide detectives in Washington investigate Saturday shooting WASHINGTON – Matthew Castro Shlonsky is being laid to rest today in Cleveland,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cash called ‘right candidate at the right time’ for Buffalo schoolsKriner Cash is the Buffalo Public Schools superintendent. The former Memphis s
Cash called ‘right candidate at the right time’ for Buffalo schools
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
Kriner Cash is the Buffalo Public Schools superintendent. The former Memphis superintendent was voted into the post Tuesday with the support of all seven members present of the usually divided School Board. In a press conference immediately after... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Cash named superintendent at critical time for Buffalo schoolsKriner Cash is in as the Buffalo Public Schools latest superintendent. The for
Cash named superintendent at critical time for Buffalo schools
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
Kriner Cash is in as the Buffalo Public Schools latest superintendent. The former Memphis superintendent was voted into the post Tuesday with the support of seven members of the usually divided School Board who attended. “We as the board will set... Read more
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CIO
Donald Trump, zingers and all, emerges as sharp H-1B criticBusinessman Donald Trump's plan for the H-1B visa is to make it harder and more
Donald Trump, zingers and all, emerges as sharp H-1B critic
CIO / Posted 13 days ago
Businessman Donald Trump's plan for the H-1B visa is to make it harder and more expensive for tech companies to replace U.S. workers with foreign help. Trump's immigration plan, released Sunday, includes the ideas and thinking of some of the... Read more
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Washington Post
Police say at least two gunmen opened fire where man was killed in ShawOne of several people being sought by District police in the fatal shooting of
Police say at least two gunmen opened fire where man was killed in Shaw
Washington Post / Posted 13 days ago
One of several people being sought by District police in the fatal shooting of a man near the Shaw-Howard University Metro station waved a gun at one person and shot at another as he made his high-speed getaway, D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier said... Read more
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Daily Mail
Senator's former intern, 23, is killed in bungled Washington drive-by'Outstanding intern' aged 23 is victim of mistaken identity and killed in a hai
Senator's former intern, 23, is killed in bungled Washington drive-by
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
'Outstanding intern' aged 23 is victim of mistaken identity and killed in a hail of bullets during a bungled drive-by shooting in Washington Matthew Castrol Shlonsky worked for Ohio Senator Rob Portman in 2013 He was the unintended target after... Read more
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Washington Post
AU graduate gunned down outside Metro station in broad daylightMatthew C. Shlonsky, 23, a 2014 graduate of American University, was killed by
AU graduate gunned down outside Metro station in broad daylight
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
Matthew C. Shlonsky, 23, a 2014 graduate of American University, was killed by gunfire Aug. 15, in the Shaw neighborhood. Shaw residents are saying violence is a city-wide problem. (WUSA9) Matthew Castro Shlonsky was an international relations guru... Read more
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Washington Post
Growing older without growing up: Graffiti artist Borf 10 years laterJohn Tsombikos, 28, 10 years after his campaign of graffiti and cryptic message
Growing older without growing up: Graffiti artist Borf 10 years later
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
John Tsombikos, 28, 10 years after his campaign of graffiti and cryptic messages covered the city. (Roger Erickson/For The Washington Post) The artist previously known as Borf, though that was never his name, is 10 years older than he was when his... Read more
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Washington Post
Violent week in Shaw includes slaying of American University graduateMatthew C. Shlonsky, 23, a 2014 graduate of American University, was killed by
Violent week in Shaw includes slaying of American University graduate
Washington Post / Posted 14 days ago
Matthew C. Shlonsky, 23, a 2014 graduate of American University, was killed by gunfire Aug. 15, in the Shaw neighborhood. Shaw residents are saying violence is a city-wide problem. (WUSA9) Matthew Castro Shlonsky was an international relations guru... Read more
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NBC Washington
Recent American U. Grad Killed In ShawA recent American University graduate was fatally shot outside the Shaw-Howard
Recent American U. Grad Killed In Shaw
NBC Washington / Posted 14 days ago
A recent American University graduate was fatally shot outside the Shaw-Howard University Metro station. District of Columbia police say Matthew Shlonsky was shot outside of the Metro station on Saturday just after 4:45 p.m. Recent American U. Grad... Read more
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PC Advisor
Donald Trump, zingers and all, emerges as sharp H-1B criticBusinessman Donald Trump's plan for the H-1B visa is to make it harder and more
Donald Trump, zingers and all, emerges as sharp H-1B critic
PC Advisor / Posted 14 days ago
Businessman Donald Trump's plan for the H-1B visa is to make it harder and more expensive for tech companies to replace U.S. workers with foreign help. Trump's immigration plan, released Sunday, includes the ideas and thinking of some of the... Read more
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FOX News
Former Portman intern fatally shot in Washington, second ex-intern killed in city this summerA former intern for Ohio Sen. Rob Portman was killed Saturday afternoon in an a
Former Portman intern fatally shot in Washington, second ex-intern killed in city this summer
FOX News / Posted 14 days ago
A former intern for Ohio Sen. Rob Portman was killed Saturday afternoon in an apparent drive-by shooting, making him the second former Capitol Hill intern to become a homicide victim in the city this summer. The victim in this weekend’s shooting has... Read more
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