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NBC Washington
A Council Comeback?Political consultant Chuck Thies showed up a couple of weeks ago with a size-to
A Council Comeback?
NBC Washington / Posted 13 hours ago
Political consultant Chuck Thies showed up a couple of weeks ago with a size-too-big baseball cap. It wasn’t a Nats cap, although Thies more likely would have been wearing a Phillies cap if it was baseball he had in mind. Nope, the cap was... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Abraham Lincoln and Alice Walker bornNovelist and poet Alice Walker was born on Feb. 9, 1944, in Eatonton, Ga. (Phot
History: Abraham Lincoln and Alice Walker born
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
Novelist and poet Alice Walker was born on Feb. 9, 1944, in Eatonton, Ga. (Photo: georgiaencyclopedia.org) February 9, 1944: Alice Walker, novelist and poet, was born to sharecroppers in Eatonton, Georgia. While at Spelman College, she had a... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Trayon White Wants Another Shot at Ward 8 SeatLast year, Marion Barry protege Trayon White lost the special election to repla
Trayon White Wants Another Shot at Ward 8 Seat
Washington City Paper / Posted 2 days ago
Last year, Marion Barry protege Trayon White lost the special election to replace Barry in the Ward 8 D.C. Council spot by less than 100 votes. Now the seat is up again, and White's back. This morning, White registered as a candidate for June's... Read more
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USA Today
Civil rights advance man Reggie Robinson recalls tales from front linesWASHINGTON--Within days of arriving in McComb, Miss., in 1961, Reggie Robinson
Civil rights advance man Reggie Robinson recalls tales from front lines
USA Today / Posted 4 days ago
WASHINGTON--Within days of arriving in McComb, Miss., in 1961, Reggie Robinson set out to find housing, open accounts with black-owned restaurants and drum up support from locals willing to challenge segregation. He didn’t have much time. More civil... Read more
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The Washington Times
Vincent Gray to run against Yvette Alexander for D.C. Council seatFormer D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Thursday that he will run for the W
Vincent Gray to run against Yvette Alexander for D.C. Council seat
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
Former D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Thursday that he will run for the Ward 7 seat on the D.C. Council this year, setting up a June 14 Democratic primary showdown with his former protege, council member Yvette Alexander. Mr. Gray’s... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Former D.C. Mayor Gray Begins Comeback After InvestigationWASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, whose sole te
Former D.C. Mayor Gray Begins Comeback After Investigation
CBS Baltimore / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, whose sole term in office was dogged by a federal investigation that ended with no charges filed against him, began his political comeback Thursday, announcing that he will run for the... Read more
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Salon.com
Former DC mayor Gray begins comeback after investigationWASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, whose sole te
Former DC mayor Gray begins comeback after investigation
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, whose sole term in office was dogged by a federal investigation that ended with no charges filed against him, began his political comeback on Thursday, announcing that he will run for... Read more
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ABC News
Former DC Mayor Gray Begins Comeback After InvestigationFormer District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, whose sole term in office was d
Former DC Mayor Gray Begins Comeback After Investigation
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Former District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, whose sole term in office was dogged by a federal investigation that ended with no charges filed against him, began his political comeback on Thursday, announcing that he will run for the D.C.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
What they're saying about DeRay Mckesson's Baltimore mayoral announcementKnown for his association with the Black Lives Matter movement, Mckesson enters
What they're saying about DeRay Mckesson's Baltimore mayoral announcement
Baltimore Sun / Posted 6 days ago
Known for his association with the Black Lives Matter movement, Mckesson enters the crowded primary race as the 13th Democratic candidate. "Baltimore is a city of promise and possibility," he told The Baltimore Sun. "We can't rely on traditional... Read more
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The Atlantic
DeRay for Mayor?Black Lives Matter leader DeRay Mckesson wants to become Baltimore Mayor DeRay
DeRay for Mayor?
The Atlantic / Posted 6 days ago
Black Lives Matter leader DeRay Mckesson wants to become Baltimore Mayor DeRay Mckesson. Shortly thereafter, Mckesson formally announced his candidacy on Medium. “I have come to realize that the traditional pathway to politics, and the traditional... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Ward War III: In the 2016 primary, it's Muriel Bowser's picks against everyone else.Vince Gray came in late, but that didn’t stop the applause. As the mayor slippe
Ward War III: In the 2016 primary, it's Muriel Bowser's picks against everyone else.
Washington City Paper / Posted 6 days ago
Vince Gray came in late, but that didn’t stop the applause. As the mayor slipped into the January community meeting at a Ward 5 church, the crowd—nearly all African Americans over 50 years old—broke into applause. And by the end of his speech, they... Read more
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Philly.com
How'd Kenney handle storm? Pretty well, most sayAs of 1 p.m. Wednesday Kenney's administration reported 92 percent of all resid
How'd Kenney handle storm? Pretty well, most say
Philly.com / Posted 13 days ago
As of 1 p.m. Wednesday Kenney's administration reported 92 percent of all residential streets were plowed and passable. Spokesman Mike Dunn said officials expected to 99 percent by Wednesday night, though plowing will continue into... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Kane thinking quixotic quest: re-electionLITTLE HOPE FOR A.G. Despite her persistent belief that 3 million voters who e
Kane thinking quixotic quest: re-election
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 23 days ago
LITTLE HOPE FOR A.G. Despite her persistent belief that 3 million voters who elected her in 2012 couldn’t be wrong, state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has virtually no chance at re-election. Her renewed flirtation with running for re-election... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Kane thinking quixotic quest: re-electionDespite her persistent belief that 3 million voters who elected her in 2012 cou
Kane thinking quixotic quest: re-election
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 23 days ago
Despite her persistent belief that 3 million voters who elected her in 2012 couldn’t be wrong, state Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane has virtually no chance at re-election. Her renewed flirtation with running for re-election rolled the eyes of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Monday, January 18, 2016Here's a news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning
The South Coast Regional Wrap | Monday, January 18, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 24 days ago
Here's a news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning and welcome to what is expected to be a cracking day with top temps in the mid 20s. Kick it off with a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and... Read more
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Western Advocate
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. This sto
Monday, January 18, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. This stormy shot was taken by Julie Burton. If you have a photo you'd like to share, send it tophotos.westernadvocate@fairfaxmedia.com.au TODAY the Bathurst Memorial... Read more
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Western Advocate
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. This sto
Monday, January 18, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. This stormy shot was taken by Julie Burton. If you have a photo you'd like to share, send it tophotos.westernadvocate@fairfaxmedia.com.au THE 2016 Bathurst Macquarie Heritage... Read more
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Daily Liberal
ROAD SPIKES USED IN CHASE | Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from across regional Australia and beyond. Good mor
ROAD SPIKES USED IN CHASE | Monday, January 18, 2016
Daily Liberal / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from across regional Australia and beyond. Good morning and welcome to the Morning Grill. You are here today with Faye from Dubbo for your early look at what's making news. Today's Grill photo was taken by Donna Dunn.... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good mor
Monday, January 18, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning and welcome to what is expected to be a cracking day with top temps in the mid 20s. Kick it off with a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around the New England and North West, across r
Monday, January 18, 2016
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around the New England and North West, across regional Australia and beyond. ►TAMWORTH: It's known as one of the most gruelling races in the world, and on Sunday, the Tamworth family of Toby Price were celebrating his... Read more
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The Young Witness
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good mor
Monday, January 18, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, and welcome to the Southern Inlands Brekky Blog. Each morning we'll keep you up to date with what's happening around the region, including the latest local news as... Read more
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The Young Witness
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good mor
Monday, January 18, 2016
The Young Witness / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning, and welcome to the Southern Inlands Brekky Blog. Each morning we'll keep you up to date with what's happening around the region, including the latest local news as... Read more
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Western Advocate
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. This sto
Monday, January 18, 2016
Western Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. This stormy shot was taken by Julie Burton. If you have a photo you'd like to share, send it tophotos.westernadvocate@fairfaxmedia.com.au WHILE it was left to the more skilled... Read more
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Western Advocate
Accident near Meadow FlatYour morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. This sto
Accident near Meadow Flat
Western Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. This stormy shot was taken by Julie Burton. If you have a photo you'd like to share, send it tophotos.westernadvocate@fairfaxmedia.com.au IT might still be over a week away, but... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good mor
Monday, January 18, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning and welcome to what is expected to be a cracking day with top temps in the mid 20s. Kick it off with a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good mor
Monday, January 18, 2016
Kiama Independent / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning and welcome to what is expected to be a cracking day with top temps in the mid 20s. Kick it off with a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Welcome to Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Lake Cat
Welcome to Monday, January 18, 2016
Manning River Times / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Lake Cathie Sunset by Tammy Kelly, Camden Haven Sunrise to Sunset Shots. Capturing the magic: The former Fantasy Glades castle has been spruced up under the new ownership. The... Read more
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The Border Mail
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Our phot
Monday, January 18, 2016
The Border Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Our photo of the day comes from @maddipigdon who posted this snap under the caption "Having a swerve. Still got it @murray.pigdon #home #albury #weir #water #waterski #slalom #ski... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good mor
Monday, January 18, 2016
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. Good morning and welcome to what is expected to be a cracking day with top temps in the mid 20s. Kick it off with a morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and... Read more
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The Courier
Monday, January 18, 2016Your morning news snapshot from around Ballarat, regional Australia and beyond.
Monday, January 18, 2016
The Courier / Posted 24 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around Ballarat, regional Australia and beyond. Good morning Ballarat and happy Monday. Today has been declared a total fire ban day in the south-west and central fire districts, which includes Ballarat and... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
3 documentaries lead new movies on DVD, Blu-ray this weekThree new documentaries lead this week’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases. “The Lo
3 documentaries lead new movies on DVD, Blu-ray this week
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 24 days ago
Three new documentaries lead this week’s new DVD and Blu-ray releases. “The Look of Silence” (Drafthouse, 2015, PG-13, audio commentary, featuretes, trailer; 20-page booklet). Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer, who hails from Texas but is based in... Read more
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Washington City Paper
‘It felt like this was ours, and that was enough.’: Read excerpts from the 9:30 Club's new book, 35 years of history as told by the venue’s staff, fans, and musicians who played thereEveryone has their own 9:30 Club story. Whether it’s a recollection of seeing T
‘It felt like this was ours, and that was enough.’: Read excerpts from the 9:30 Club's new book, 35 years of history as told by the venue’s staff, fans, and musicians who played there
Washington City Paper / Posted 1 months ago
Everyone has their own 9:30 Club story. Whether it’s a recollection of seeing The Smashing Pumpkins or Foo Fighters before they hit it big, a mesmerizing and utterly chaotic performance by George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, or just one of the... Read more

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