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Feds seek to keep guns seized after West Texas mass shootingDALLAS — Prosecutors are seeking to keep dozens of guns and firearm accessories seized from a man whose home was searched last year following a mass shooting in West Texas that left more than 20...

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DC has seen many more patients die from non-COVID-19 illnesses this yearWhile people have died due to the coronavirus pandemic, more people are also dying of other illnesses in D.C. Here's why.

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Houston scraps Texas GOP's in-person convention due to virusHOUSTON — Houston officials on Wednesday canceled the Texas Republican Party's in-person convention, saying the spread of the coronavirus made it impossible to hold the event as scheduled.

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Rio Tinto to close New Zealand smelter and ax 1,000 jobsWELLINGTON, New Zealand — Mining giant Rio Tinto said Thursday it will close its aluminum smelter in southern New Zealand, resulting in 1,000 job losses and dealing a major economic blow to the...

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NASCAR-Gander Outdoors Truck Buckle Up in Your Truck 225 LineupNew DC has seen many more patients die from non-COVID-19 illnesses this year.

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Driver who hit Seattle protesters charged with 3 feloniesSEATTLE — Prosecutors plan to decide Wednesday on charges against the man who hit two protesters with his car, killing one, while driving on a Seattle freeway that was closed for Black Lives...

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The Latest: Texas hits new high for COVID-19 deaths, with 98ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's daily infection rate dropped below 3,000 for the second straight day, though medical experts caution it may be due to less testing.

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Base installed for Jennie Dean statue in ManassasAs statues recognizing the Confederacy across Virginia are targeted for removal, the likeness of a Black woman is going up in Manassas.

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Texas resumes executions after 5-month delay due to pandemicHOUSTON — A Texas death row inmate condemned for fatally shooting an 82-year-old man nearly three decades ago was scheduled to die by lethal injection Wednesday, as the nation's busiest death...

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Delle Donne waiting to hear from WNBA medical review panelWNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne is waiting to have her case heard by the league's independent panel of doctors to see if she'll be medically excused for the season, according to the Washington Mystics.

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Lac FroidHere's a story with the "Hundreds of people in the Seymour Arm community of British Columbia's North Shuswap region are."

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Child Care Crisis: More Families Depending on In-Home ProvidersMore than 5,000 Washington, D.C.-area child care centers remain closed, some of which will never reopen, according to a review of state records by the News4...

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CFTC Charges FL Man, James Frederick Walsh for Attempting to Fraudulently Profit From COVID-19First CFTC Enforcement Action Targeting Misconduct Directly Tied to COVID-19 Washington, DC. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced it has filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas against James Frederick Walsh of Boca Raton, Florida, charging him with fraudulent solicitation and failure to...

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Ivy League cancels sports for the fall semester: reportsThe Ivy League, home to some of the country's top universities, will not compete in fall sports during the coming semester over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, according to multiple reports.

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Houston officials cancel Texas GOP's conventionHouston officials are cancelling next week's in-person Texas Republicans convention as coronavirus cases surge across the state, Mayor Sylvester Turner said Wednesday.

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Internal poll shows tight battle in Montana House raceThe race for Montana's at-large House seat is heating up as a new poll shows Democrat Kathleen Williams and Republican Matt Rosendale running neck-and-neck less than four months before the election.

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Republicans invite Parler CEO to rumble with Silicon Valley giantsReps. Jim Jordan and James Sensenbrenner asked the head of the social media site to weigh in ahead of an antitrust hearing with several top tech companies.

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D.C. Lawmakers Vote To Restore Funding To Violence Interruption Efforts"The work of violence interruption at its core is about reaching those who are most likely to either commit a violent crime or be the victim of one."

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Virginia Bans Handheld Cellphone Use While Driving, Goes Into Effect January 1"This bill will save lives," said Del. Jeff Bourne of Richmond, who sponsored the House version.

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New York candidates left on hold as primary results trickle inNew York's House candidates are still waiting for results two weeks after the state held its primaries as a crush of mail-in ballots start to be slowly counted in the undecided races.

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DOJ to resume executions next week for first time in 15 yearsFederal executions are set to begin next week for the first time in more than a decade after a months-long legal battle and despite concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.

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Ohio sheriff says he won't enforce governor's mask order: 'I'm not going to be the mask police'An Ohio sheriff on Wednesday vowed to not enforce Gov. Mike DeWine's order requiring residents wear masks in counties deemed to be at "high risk" due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Deaths Have Spiked In D.C. Because People Are Afraid To Seek Medical Care, Officials SayHealth officials say many of this year's "excess deaths" are linked to COVID-19 — but almost half are linked to other conditions like heart disease, diabetes, pneumonia, and cancer.

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Washington logic: Record unemployment? Just furlough 13,400 fedsCongress is in a tug-of-war itself over immigration policies, and the bargaining chip is a $1.2 billion bailout that must come by Aug.

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D.C. Is Poised To Abolish Felony DisenfranchisementIf the mayor signs the bill, D.C. would join Maine and Vermont in allowing incarcerated people to vote.

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Tim Scott says he's talking with House Democrats about reviving police reform billSen. Tim ScottTimothy. Eugene ScottPublic unites, Congress gridlocks - there's a better way Trump sealed his own fate Senators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents MORE said Wednesday he's talking with House Democrats about potentially reviving his GOP police reform bill.

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Video Contradicts Chief's Claim That MPD Was Not Involved in Lafayette Square Tear Gassing, ACLU SaysVideo footage of police officers clearing protesters away from Lafayette Square ahead of President Donald Trump's photo-op in front of St. John's Episcopal Church last month directly contradicts Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham's statements that his officers were not involved, the ACLU-DC says in a lawsuit filed today.

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Longtime Official Samia Byrd Named Arlington Chief Race And Equity OfficerDeputy County Manager Samia Byrd will fill the role and work on a countywide action plan for racial equity.

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Washington D.C. man indicted for attempt to burn down police stationA federal grand jury indicted a 39-year-old Washington D.C. native for allegedly threatening and attempting to burn down a Metropolitan Police Department station.

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The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendationsWelcome to The Hill's Campaign Report, your daily rundown on all the latest news in the 2020 presidential, Senate and House races.

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GOP Miami mayor does not commit to voting for TrumpMiami Mayor Francis Suarez declined to commit to voting for President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' MORE in November, saying he wants to see more from both the...

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D.C. Council Grants Initial Approval To Deal For New Hospital In Ward 8The $375-million deal will include the construction of a 136-bed hospital at St. Elizabeths East in Ward 8 with the ability to expand to 196 beds.

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Iowa governor says cities can't require masksIowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday said city and county officials do not have the authority to require residents to wear masks in public.

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"Peregrine Espresso to offer free iced and hot coffee Thursday at The Pug" Tomorrow!1234 H Street, NE courtesy Peregrine Espresso From an email: "To celebrate the new pop-up at The Pug , Peregrine Espresso invites friends and neighbors to stop by for free iced and hot coffee between 8am-3pm Thursday, 7/9/20."

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The Pandemic Has Left Poultry Workers Vulnerable To The Coronavirus. Virginia Plans To HelpSome poultry workers in the Delmarva peninsula say the industrial work model often compromises their safety.

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CDC to issue more guidance on school openings amid Trump criticismThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will issue additional guidance next week on reopening schools, Vice President Pence said Wednesday, hours after President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on...

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Biden-Sanders 'unity task force' rolls out platform recommendationsA task force set up by Joe BidenJoe BidenTucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Joe Biden wins New Jersey primary Biden wins Delaware primary MORE, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, and former presidential contender Sen.

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New York AG: Black protesters were disproportionately charged with feloniesBlack protesters were charged with felonies at a rate quadruple that of white ones during demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in New York City, according to a preliminary report from state Attorney General Letitia James's office.

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Advocates Protest Construction Near Historic Cemetery In BethesdaThey believe the site, where a storage facility is currently being built, sits atop a burial ground and mass grave for formerly enslaved African people known as the Moses African Cemetery.

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Trump campaign says Univision is 'Leftist propaganda'President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' MORE's campaign on Wednesday called the Spanish-language news network Univision "a Leftist Propaganda Machine."

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Truxton Inn reopens on Today at 5pm and there will be alcoholic "Freezy Pops"!.251 Florida Ave., NW courtesy Truxton Inn From a press release: "Truxton Inn reopens on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 after being closed since March 15th."

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Sanders-Biden climate task force calls for carbon-free power by 2035A unity task force made up of supporters of both Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersJoe Biden wins New Jersey primary Biden wins Delaware primary Military madness in the age of COVID-19 MORE and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Joe Biden wins New Jersey primary Biden...

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"Confusion Regarding COVID Test Result Timeline"Photo by DCbmyers "Dear PoPville, I am writing with some concern about the test result timeline for COVID testing conducted at public sites in DC."

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D.C. Police Arrest Eight Protesters Downtown On TuesdayTuesday marked more than 40 days of demonstrations against racial inequity and police brutality in D.C.

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The Coronavirus Emptied D.C.'s Museums. Will They Ever Return To Normal?The pandemic is forcing the city's major cultural institutions, many now closed, to ponder their futures.

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DeVos 'very seriously' considering withholding funding from schools that don't reopenEducation Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth. Dee DeVosHigher ed leaders warn House committee of financial strain Trump says White House will pressure governors to open schools DeVos demands 'fully operational' schools in the fall: 'Not a matter of if' MORE said Tuesday that she is "very seriously" considering withholding federal funding from...

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Your Afternoon Animal FixIf you have any animal/pet photos you'd like to share please send an email to with 'Animal Fix' in the title and say the name of your pet and your neighborhood.

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Minneapolis officer asks for charges to be dropped in George Floyd caseAn attorney representing Thomas Lane, one of the former Minneapolis police officers charged for his role in the arrest and death of George Floyd, has filed a motion asking for the case against the Lane to be dismissed.

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"Looking for a Place to Study for the Bar Examination"Photo by angela n. "Dear PoPville, I am a recent law school graduate looking for a quiet space to study for the bar exam."

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Confederate Soldiers and Sailors statue removed in RichmondThe Richmond, Va., statue known as Confederate Soldiers and Sailors was taken down on Wednesday, joining a growing list since Mayor Levar Stoney's order last week calling for the removal of Confederate statues from city property.

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Maryland governor says all polling locations will be open to in-person voters in NovemberMaryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday that all polling locations will be open to in-person voters in November, while encouraging early and absentee voting.

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Trump Tear Gas Lawsuit Amended To Include MPD, Chief NewshamThe claims in the lawsuit contradict previous statements from Police Chief Peter Newsham who said MPD was "not involved in the movement of the president," to St. John's Church.

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Today's Rental was chosen because the house looks great but the last photo crushed my soul a bitThis rental is located at 16th and U Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says: "$1895 / 350ft2 - Cosy U-Street Studio with Parking, Patio and Washer / Dryer Cozy newly renovated studio located in the quintessential upscale U Street Corridor x Adams Morgan!"

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The Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area Names Andrew Flagel President and CEO"Amid the many challenges of this era in the Washington region, the collective intellectual resources of the Consortium of Universities have never been more important to address the scientific, medical, political, economic and social demands of our communities," said Trinity College President Patricia McGuire.

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Data shows seven Senate Democrats have majority non-white staffsNew data released by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer finds that seven Democratic senators have an office in which more than 50 percent of the staffers identify as "non-Caucasian."

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Stanford cuts 11 varsity sports due to financial impact of coronavirusStanford University, which has one of the largest Division I sports programs in the country, is cutting 11 of its varsity sports after the 2020-21 season, citing a financial deficit that became significantly more problematic due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Can Anti-Trump Republican Groups Bring About a Biden Landslide?They may be giving enough conservatives permission to vote their conscience.

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Suspect Sought in Robbery: 900 Bladensburg RoadWashington, DC. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District seek the public's assistance in locating a suspect in reference to an Assault with Intent to Commit Robbery offense that occurred on Monday, July 6, 2020, in the 900 block of Bladensburg Road, Northeast.

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Biggs, Massie call on Trump to remove troops from AfghanistanTwo House conservatives are calling on President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' MORE to "immediately withdraw" all troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, arguing the...

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May We Have A Word?We continue to examine how the Historical Society, founded in 1894, has contributed over time to injustices that African Americans and people of color face every day.

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Black lives matter in Washington. Does the Senate agree?It's time for DC to become a state. It's time for Black Washingtonians to have a voice at the federal level.

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"Does anyone have any experience with escalation clauses? "If so, has anyone been escalated based on a text message between agents?

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Governors demand Trump renew public health emergencyThe National Governors Association is demanding Wednesday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' MORE's administration renew the public health emergency...

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Loudoun County's First Black Chair Savors The Demise Of Confederate MonumentLast year, moving a Confederate Monument from the Loudoun County Courthouse lawn was impossible. This year it's inevitable.

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Teacher's union puts $1 million behind ad demanding funding for schools preparing to reopenThe nation's second largest teacher's union is putting $1 million behind a new television and digital ad campaign urging the GOP-controlled Senate to provide additional funding to schools to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

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Hogan Announces In-Person November Election, With Absentee Ballot Applications For Every VoterHogan's decision runs contrary to the recommendations made by Democratic board members, lawmakers and local election officials.

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DC Seeing 'Excess Deaths' Not Attributed to Coronavirus as Residents Avoid HospitalsD.C. health officials are examining the cause of what they call "excess deaths" not attributed to the coronavirus as residents avoid going to hospitals for care.

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Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on July 8The U.S. has surpassed 3 million confirmed coronavirus diagnoses and the data shows that D.C., Maryland and Virginia aren't exempt from a concerning upward trend in the number of confirmed new cases.

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Sharbat, Azerbaijani Bakery, and Cafe opens in Adams Morgan2473 18th Street, NW Thanks to a reader for sharing Sharbat's now "open from 9am - 4pm everyday" in the former Spoon space in Adams Morgan.

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D.C. Reports Highest Number Of New COVID-19 Cases In Nearly A MonthThe spike comes a day after the region recorded its second-highest combined caseload in weeks.

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Time For Washington DC To Change Its NFL Team's NicknameThe current DC NFL team nickname is a derogatory, racist slur aimed against Native Americans.

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"for any spots labeled 'resident parking only' tickets are being written again"Photo by DCbmyers "Dear PoPville, I just saw the parking lady out writing tickets again, so I went and spoke to her."

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AC Hotels Debuts New Outpost in Washington, DCPDG Studios crafted the new-build in the city's Golden Triangle Business Improvement District with a stately European-inspired ethos.

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DC Council Votes to Remove School Security Contract From MPDThe D.C. Council passed an amendment to remove the contract for public school security from the Metropolitan Police Department.

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Biden dismisses 'disgusting, sickening' criticism of Duckworth's patriotismPresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenTucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Joe Biden wins New Jersey primary Biden wins Delaware primary MORE condemned attacks on Sen.

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Oglala Sioux Tribe temporarily locks down South Dakota reservation to fight coronavirusThe Oglala Sioux Tribe has locked down its South Dakota reservation for a 72-hour period as a protective measure against the coronavirus.

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Real Estate Fresh Finds: July 8Real Estate Fresh Finds is a weekly selection of newly-listed properties in the District, brought to you by Real Living At Home.

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San Francisco official to introduce 'CAREN Act' to target racially-motivated 911 callsSan Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced an ordinance on Tuesday dubbed the "Caren Act," which would impose fines on anyone who makes false and racially discriminatory emergency reports in the city.

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What's unique about GGWash?Is there something unique about GGWash's approach that lets us be particularly effective? This was the sixth question I posed to staff, board members, and members of two volunteer committees in a recent strategic planning survey.

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Virginia Completes Testing Of All Backlogged Rape Kits, Officials SayVirginia Attorney General Mark Herring says such a backlog will "never" come back.

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Pompeo: State Department 'will work with Congress' on pledged funding to WHOSecretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that his department "will work with Congress" in regards to the delivery of U.S.

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This Friday: Chat With Food Critic Ann LimpertHave a food question? Our restaurant critic has you covered.

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Roaming Rooster on a Roll! In Addition to 'Western Market', Also Plans to open on U Street!1301 U Street, NW Well this is unexpected awesome news following last week's announcement of a 'Western Market' location, comes word of a U Street location!

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Vindman, key impeachment witness, to retire from ArmyLt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who testified in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, is retiring from the Army after serving for over two decades.

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The Unintended Consequences of Hospital Visitation Restrictions During the COVID-19 PandemicLocal hospitals have to make tough choices about which patients can accept visitors during the coronavirus pandemic.

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MPD: Vehicle of Interest Sought in an Assault with a Dangerous WeaponWashington, DC. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fifth District seek the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle of interest in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon offense that occurred on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in the 300 block of Todd Place, Northeast.

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Homicide at 5000 Block of Bass Place, Southeast, $25000 Reward OfferedWashington, DC. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in the 5000 block of Bass Place, Southeast.

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Even a 10 Year Old Knows Better Than to Believe TrumpMy son wanted to go back to school in the fall—until he heard the president say it was a safe thing to do.

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New York City schools will reopen, limiting attendance to 1 to 3 days a weekNew York City schools will partially reopen this upcoming school year as the nation's largest city tries to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

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TVC to Welcome First Nonstop Flight From Washington DC Reagan AirportCherry Capital Airport will soon welcome a new flight from the nation's capital. The airport says it is the first ever nonstop American Airlines flight from Washington D.C.'s Reagan National Airport.

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Mayor Muriel Bowser's Letter to the CouncilWashington, DC. Ahead of the Council of the District of Columbia's first vote on the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget, Mayor Muriel Bowser urged the Council to seriously consider several key issues that are broadly problematic for sound budgeting and the operations of our government in the response and recovery from the pandemic and the recession it caused.

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A Red Line train with 32 passengers on board derailed outside the Silver Spring Metro stationA Metro 7000-series Red Line train traveling towards Glenmont derailed outside the Silver Spring station on Tuesday, July 7, causing train service to be suspended between Forest Glen and Takoma through the evening.

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Fox host pushes back after Trump campaign spokesman says things 'undoubtedly' better than four years agoBrian Kilmeade, a host on "Fox and Friends," pushed back Wednesday when a Trump campaign spokesperson said things were "undoubtedly" better today than four years ago.

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Gabrielle Union says 'more changes are needed' at NBC after network reveals new employee protectionsFormer "America's Got Talent" judge Gabrielle Union on Tuesday said that she thinks NBCUniversal needs to make "more changes" to create a safe environment for employees of color after a network executive announced changes to some company policies.

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The Heurich House Museum's Castle Garden has opened "in a new, socially distant format."Visitors can reserve a garden "pod" to enjoy the summer weather, hang out with friends, or use our free WiFi to get some work done.

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62 Years Later: It's Time to Desegregate DC SchoolsOver six decades after the Supreme Court's landmark Brown versus Board of Education decision, which ended the "separate but equal" doctrine, DC schools have been suffering from the consequences of continued segregation based on socioeconomic status and ward disparities.

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District Line Daily: Taxation With DeliberationThe debate around taxes was most revealing. There was a lot of confusion. Tax policy is complicated, as is the budget process, but several members pointed out that Chairman Phil Mendelson released the final version of the budget at 6 p.m.

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Davon McNeal's Family Has Long Worked Toward Resolving D.C. ViolenceThe 11-year-old's family fought to interrupt violence in D.C. that very violence killed Davon on the Fourth of July.

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A Fall Wedding with Rooftop Views in Washington, D.C.Bold colors and handsome décor defined this celebration.

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Anita Bonds Does a 180 on Funding for Public Housing RepairsThe chair of the D.C. Council's housing committee voted against directing funds to the DC Housing Authority.

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July 7 Coronavirus Data Posted: 10,642Explore data here Ed. Note: Yesterday there were 10,569 total positives. From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Tuesday, July 7, 2020 includes 73 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 10,642."

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Teachers union president dares Trump to sit in classroom amid coronavirus 'and breathe that air'The president of the nation's largest teachers' union hit back at President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries Tucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Trump on Confederate flag: 'It's freedom of speech' MORE over his demand that schools resume in-person...

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Roaming Rooster Is Building a New Shop for Fried Chicken Sandwiches on U StreetThe local, Black-owned company will start parking a truck in the Northwest neighborhood by next week.

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Buttigieg's new book, 'Trust,' slated for October releaseFormer Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBiden hires top aides for Pennsylvania Democratic lawmakers call for expanding, enshrining LGBTQ rights Democrats debate Biden effort to expand map against Trump MORE's new book is scheduled for release in October, his publisher announced on Wednesday.

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Vehicle and House Struck by Gunfire in Brightwood ParkVia google maps From MPD: "The Fourth District is currently investigating an Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm that occurred on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at approximately 12:15am in the 5200 block of Illinois Avenue NW."

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Progressive activist Ady Barkan endorses Biden, urges him to pick Warren as VPProgressive activist Ady Barkan endorsed presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenTucker Carlson ratchets up criticism of Duckworth, calls her a 'coward' Joe Biden wins New Jersey primary Biden wins Delaware primary MORE on Wednesday and encouraged him to pick Sen.

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Implementing Visa Restrictions Under the Reciprocal Access to Tibet ActTherefore, today I am announcing visa restrictions on PRC government and Chinese Communist Party officials determined to be "substantially involved in the formulation or execution of policies related to access for foreigners to Tibetan areas," pursuant to the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018.

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Senator Tommy Tuberville? Will they carry him to Washington, D.C. in a pine box?Polling has former Ole Miss football coach Tommy Tuberville - who is from Arkansas and has lived recently in Florida - as the favorite to become the next U.S. Senator from Alabama.

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Tabla Georgian Restaurant Opened Monday on Georgia Ave!3227 Georgia Ave, NW Thanks to Nate and Tom for sending: "Tabla opened quietly over the weekend in Park View."

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Journey to Piedmont: The Great Wines of Northwest ItalyBarolo has earned its reputation as the king of Italian wine. It is the most famous Italian wine and with this regal status, comes a hefty price tag.

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Writing Through the Pandemic: Judith Viorst and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad PresidentWe asked local writers what they've been working on during the pandemic. Children's author and poet Judith Viorst had something to say about Donald Trump.

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Breakfast links: Electric bikes return to the region — and now they are docklessCapital Bikeshare e-bikes are back. After plateauing COVID-19 cases jump up. Opinion: Let's keep our new street closures.

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Great New Mural in Mount Pleasant3253 Mt Pleasant Street, NW Thanks to John for sending the new mural by wagonways on the side of Past Tense yoga in Mount Pleasant.

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Shaw Emerges from Pandemic CrisisWhen Mayor Bowser moved the District to Phase Two of its Coronavirus Reopening Plan, Shaw businesses could start to see the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel.

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Morning Roundup: Greek Spot Owner Says Customer Assaulted An Employee Over Mask PolicyPlus, U.S. Park Police say their radio recorder was not working during sweep of Lafayette Park, 500 Ward 8 families to receive 1,000 a month, and more news.

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"Random D.C. Love in Rhode Island"Awesome. Thanks to Sean for sending: "We are on social distance-friendly vacation in Little Compton, Rhode Island."

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This Couple's Love for Travel Inspired Their Outdoor CelebrationCheck out this travel-themed wedding at Brittland Manor for all kinds of unique decor ideas.

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Two Political Animals: Election Contention and A Political ParadigmWritten in a town, this column searches regularly for movies covering political campaigns, a common theme for film dramas because they feature a contest, with a winner and loser to cheer for or to razz.

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Five Things for Today: July 8, 2020A new art installation just opened at Waterfront Park in Alexandria that is both timely and enlightening.

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DC Fray Summer Leagues BeginDC Fray believes that they're on a mission to make fun possible. They believe that play has the power to transform lives, build communities, and create positive impact in the world.

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You Can Now Take a Socially Distant Workout Class on the Turf at Audi FieldThe Audi Field Is Open series allows local groups like Cut Seven, Barre3, 202Strong, and District Flow Yoga to host classes on the field.

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Random Reader Rant and/or RevelPhoto by John Goucher You can talk about whatever is on your mind - quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, or any random questions / thoughts you may have.

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Why Women Can't Succeed in the Republican PartyAny of the women who have won GOP primaries have a difficult road ahead, especially when they've had to profess support for President Donald Trump to win the nomination but may face suburban voters not so hot on the President in a general election.

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Gridlock over the gridiron: The long struggle between Congress and the Washington RedskinsThere's a long and messy history between Congress and the Washington Redskins. This goes back decades.

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Six Steps To Consider When Desiring To Have A Kitchen RemodelWe have all been blameworthy of it. We see a delightful kitchen rebuild on Pinterest or a home improvement show, and then before we know it, we despise everything about our present kitchen.

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Here is the latest Virginia, Maryland, Delaware and Washington DC sports news from The Associated PressAs baseball nears the two-week countdown to the start of its delayed season, the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep more players off the field.

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International Students are Welcome in the U.S.Washington, DC. The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: The United States has long been the destination of choice for international students, and we are pleased that many international students who had planned to study this fall in the United States may still have the opportunity to do so.

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Passing of Lorne Craner, former Assistant Secretary of StatePassing of Lorne Craner, former Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Washington, DC.

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Take Who Out to the Ball Game?Baseball fan or not, you know this song...or at least, you think you do. "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is one of the top three most recognizable songs in the country, next to the "The Star Spangled Banner" and "Happy Birthday." But long-forgotten lyrics reveal a feminist message buried amid the peanuts and cracker jack.

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Democratic Nominee Takis Karantonis Wins Arlington County Board Special ElectionKarantonis will replace the late Erik Gutshall who died of brain cancer in April.

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PP-GOP-Delg-All,1002,280 of 2,281 precincts - 99 percent 50 of 0 Delegates allocated Donald Trump 50-0 percent Uncommitted 0-0 percent Bill Weld 0-0 percent 0 of 0 precincts - 0 percent 29 of 29 Delegates...

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Feds unseal 2018 indictment charging Kazakh man in hacksTwo weeks after a cyber-security firm released the identity of an alleged hacker from Kazakhstan, federal authorities in Seattle on Tuesday unsealed a 2018 indictment charging the man with an array of computer crimes.

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Hot and stormy weather continues Wednesday in DC areaIt was a stormy and steamy day Tuesday, and Wednesday will again be sweltering in the D.C. area, with isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms.

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The Latest: Houston athletics cutting operating budgetThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The R&A is going ahead with the Women's British Open at Royal Troon without spectators.

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Montgomery Co. OKs $14 million program to help with reopeningsThe County Council on Tuesday created the Reopen Montgomery Business Assistance program, which sets aside $14 million for businesses and nonprofits that are racking up costs to comply with state and county COVID-19 health regulations.

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D.C. Council Cuts Corporate Tax Breaks To Fund Affordable Housing, Violence Interruption, And Other Social ServicesThe council voted to allocate about $60 million toward social services but rejected an amendment that would have provided additional funding by raising taxes on some of the city's wealthy residents.

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Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fallPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the risks from the coronavirus pandemic but for political reasons.

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Civil rights groups denounce Facebook over hate speechFacebook keeps telling critics that it is doing everything it can to rid its service of hate, abuse and misinformation.

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MLS to resume season minus 1 team amid growing virus concernMajor League Soccer is about to resume its season - in a state that has seen a huge spike in coronavirus infections, with one team absent because of a COVID-19 outbreak, and with plenty of worry about what will happen next.

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Congress wary on future aid as well-connected businesses rake in millionsThe numerous anecdotes and controversies pouring out of the Paycheck Protection Program loan data are shaping lobbying efforts around the next economic relief package.

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Birx links coronavirus spikes to states that 'stepped on the gas' when reopeningDeborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said that the spike in coronavirus cases in some parts of the country is because states "stepped on the gas" while reopening.

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Surveillance video shows Michigan teenager being restrained by youth facility staff before deathSurveillance video released Tuesday shows a Michigan teenager being forcefully restrained by at least seven staff members in a youth facility before his death days later.

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Texas orders schools to offer in-person classes if they receive state fundingTexas officials are reportedly ordering schools to offer in-person classes in order to receive state funding.

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Five states, Washington, D.C. sue Education Department, say coronavirus relief deprived low-income schoolsFive states and Washington, D.C. sued the Trump administration on Tuesday, saying Education Secretary Betsy DeVos "unlawfully and erroneously" earmarked coronavirus relief funds for private and affluent schools.

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GOP Health Committee chair says he disagrees with Trump's WHO decisionSen. Lamar Alexander , chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, said Tuesday he disagrees with President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S.

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Si Video: Keith Carter, Washington D.c. And Potential Nil LegislationOur Nate Gabler from The Grove Report joins Ross Dellenger and the Sports Illustrated national team to talk about the status of name, image and likeness legislation and the roll of Ole Miss Athletic Director Keith Carter in the proceedings.

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New Texas COVID-19 cases jump by more than 10K for first timeThe Texas Department of Health and Human Services reported 10,028 new cases on Tuesday, breaking a record for the highest one-day increase in the state.

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Dockless Electric Bikes Are Coming To Capital Bikeshare This WeekThe bikes can be parked at either Capital Bikeshare stations or public bike racks.

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Police ID 3 killed in Southeast DC shootingD.C. police have identified the woman and the two men who were found shot to death early Tuesday in Southeast.

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Customers Irate Over Mask Laws Reportedly Assault Restaurant Workers Around D.C.Guests got ugly at the Greek Spot in D.C. and Abyssinia in Old Town.

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Prince George's County Officials Request More Voting Options In November ElectionLocal and state officials stand divided on mail-in ballots.

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CBS fires top showrunner after investigation into toxic work environment: reportsCBS announced Tuesday that showrunner Peter Lenkov had been fired after an investigation into claims that he promoted a toxic work environment.

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Sen. Loeffler opposes WNBA Black Lives Matter planKelly LoefflerKelly Loeffler Senate outlook slides for GOP A commonsense solution for health care coverage in the wake of the pandemic Warnock raises almost M in Georgia Senate race in second quarter MORE is coming under criticism from the WNBA Players Association after writing a letter saying that the league should not go forward with a plan to...

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Susan Collins signals she won't campaign against BidenRepublican Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsCollins trails Democrat Sara Gideon by 4 in Maine Senate race: poll Senate outlook slides for GOP Trump sealed his own fate MORE said she will not campaign against Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump renews culture war, putting GOP on edge Atlanta mayor says she has tested positive for...

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14 Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants test positive for coronavirusFourteen flight attendants who recently attended a Hawaiian Airlines training in Honolulu tested positive for COVID-19, the airline said Tuesday.

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Lawmakers paralyzed over response to Russian bounty intelThose lawmakers - mostly Republicans - repeatedly stressed that there was no consensus on whether the GRU, Russia's military intelligence unit, orchestrated the bounties, despite news reports from The New York Times and others that have detailed the alleged scheme with increasing specificity.

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UMC's Skilled Nursing Facility Will Close PermanentlyResidents of the United Medical Care facility were hurriedly transferred elsewhere two months ago. Now, those moves will be permanent.

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Atlanta mayor criticizes governor calling in National GuardAtlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Tuesday criticized Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp after he issued an executive order deploying state National Guard troops due to an escalation in violence in the city.

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Higher ed leaders warn House committee of financial strainHigher education leaders told House lawmakers Tuesday that they are facing financial strains as states begin mulling cuts to their budgets amid the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kellyanne Conway on Trump niece's book: 'I believe family matters should be family matters'White House counselor Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayLincoln Project hits Trump over Russian bounties Obama said Trump's use of term 'kung flu' 'shocks and pisses me off': report New Lincoln Project ad slams Trump over deaths of 'Greatest Generation' members from COVID-19 MORE said Tuesday that she believes "family matters should be...

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Trump says White House will pressure governors to open schoolsPresident Trump on Tuesday said the White House would put pressure on governors to get schools opened in the fall amid rising coronavirus cases in the United States.

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Cuccinelli says rule forcing international students to return home will 'encourage schools to reopen'Acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Ken Cuccinelli said Tuesday that the department's provision requiring international students to take in-person classes or return home for the fall semester will encourage U.S. schools to reopen campuses.

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"one of our team members explained to a customer that they must wear a face mask to enter the restaurant. It is the law. Our team member was assaultedOur team member was assaulted and threatened while the customer destructed property and threw everything on the counter as well as the plexiglass screen at her.

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New eBike Fleet Returns to Capital Bikeshare TomorrowVia DDOT From DDOT: "Today, the District Department of Transportation and its six partner jurisdictions, announced that new eBikes with pedal-assist technology will return to the Capital Bikeshare system on July 8."

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Tobacco Palace DC Grand Opens with not a good look3331 Connecticut Ave, NW On the heels of the Burgundy and Gold likely changing their name after mounting pressure...

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Mary Trump issues blistering critique of president as narcissist in new bookMary Trump paints a disturbing picture of her uncle, President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet was 'racist, just plain and simple' Beats by Dre announces deal with Bubba Wallace, defends him after Trump remarks Overnight Defense: DOD reportedly eyeing Confederate flag ban - House military spending bill...

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D.C. Region Reports Second-Highest Coronavirus Caseload In Nearly A MonthThe uptick comes as some local officials have voiced concerns about a piecemeal reopening.

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DeVos demands 'fully operational' schools in the fall: 'Not a matter of if'Education Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth. Dee DeVosWhy Congress should take action now for schools to open in the fall Debt relief is now harder for students of for-profit colleges House fails to override Trump veto of bill blocking DeVos student loan rule MORE on Tuesday told the country's governors in a conference call that she expects schools...

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Man caught on video yelling at Asian family: 'Trump's going to fA man was caught on video delivering a racist attack last week against an Asian family celebrating a birthday at a restaurant located at a California spa.

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The Paolini Perspective: Episode 107Patrick and Sarah return after Patrick's vacation to chat the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases across the country, what it means for the economy, closures and more.

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43 Florida ICUs at capacity as coronavirus cases surgeForty-three Florida hospital intensive care units across 21 counties have reached capacity as coronavirus cases in the Sunshine State surge, according to new data from the Agency for Health Care Administration.

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Gaithersburg Restaurant That Refused to Put Workers in Masks Is All Out of WarningsMontgomery County has already closed two hookah bars and a Silver Spring lounge for flouting reopening rules.

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Let's Talk SwimmingPhoto by Kat Kat shares with us over the weekend: "In case anyone was wondering how the fourth year of construction at Hains Point pool is going" Kinza asks: "I am looking for adult swimming lessons in DC, I live in SW but I have a car so I'm able to travel."

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Is Trump Now Taking Advice From Tucker Carlson?With even Fox News polls showing a sizable national lead for Biden over Trump in the upcoming election, the president has started to attack the network that has been one of his chief enablers.

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What to watch in New Jersey's primaries on TuesdayNew Jersey voters are set to take part in the Garden State's primaries on Tuesday, in what will be a majority vote-by-mail election amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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When Washington Helped Small Business, Washington Was HelpedThe loan program to help firms keep paying their workers had many beneficiaries. Among them was the capital's permanent political class.

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With murder up 21%, D.C. mayor warns of negative outcomes to slashing police budgetCouncil expressing her concerns about the impact of cutting the Metropolitan Police Department budget. Murders are up 21% compared to this same point in 2019.

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Trump administration formally withdraws US from WHOThe White House has officially withdrawn the United States from the World Health Organization , a senior administration official confirmed Tuesday, breaking ties with a global public health body in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Today's Rental was chosen for the red umbrella on the roof deckThis rental is located at 1301 15th St NW near Rhode Island Ave NW. The Craigslist ad says: "$1560 / 420ft2 - ON-SITE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, BUSINESS CENTER WITH WI-FI, CEILING FANS."

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U.S.-India Foreign Office ConsultationsWashington, Statement By State Department Spokesperson: Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale and Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla held virtual Foreign Office Consultations on July 7, 2020.

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Texas state fair canceled for first time since WWIIThe Texas State Fair has been canceled, the first time since World War II that the annual Dallas event won't be held.

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Whitmer: 'I'm not going to be bullied' into reopening before it's safe"I want to re-engage this economy more than anyone, but I'm not going to do it if it is too risky to do so, and that's why we're staying focussed on the epidemiology," Whitmer said Tuesday on CNN's "New Day." "I'm not going to be bullied into moving before it's safe, and if we have to move back, we're going to."

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Mulvaney: Trump faces difficulty if 2020 election becomes 'referendum' on himFormer White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Tuesday cautioned President Trump could face a steep climb to reelection if the 2020 presidential race becomes a referendum on him.

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Shots Fired in Eckington around 11amA reader reports: "a drive by shooting at 11 this morning on the 300 block of Todd Pl NE."

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Mississippi's lieutenant governor tests positive for coronavirus"Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann has informed members of the Senate he tested positive for COVID-19 and will follow State Health Department guidelines by self-quarantining and working at home," Leah Rupp Smith, Hosemann's deputy chief of staff, told the Clarion Ledger.

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Georgia public universities to require masks in classroomsState universities in Georgia will require face coverings for all students and faculty in on-campus classes where social distancing is impossible, the University System of Georgia announced Monday.

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Corgis* around CoronavillePhoto by C-JRCook This series will feature any pets in a backpack/bag. On metro, or not.

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Review: Round House Theatre's Homebound ends with "Reopening"At first glance, the title of Homebound's final episode, "Reopening," seems misleading. As we all know, America's state by state reopenings have been a set of fits and starts leading to re-closings in multiple states.

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Have you ever thought of becoming an ANC commissioner? We have a training for that.On Thursday, July 16, at 6 pm, join GGWash for a training on how to run, and how to be, an ANC Commissioner.

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Miami-Dade mayor reverses order; gyms to remain openMiami-Dade County will allow gyms to remain open, Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced Tuesday, reversing his order from the day before closing fitness centers.

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"Reporting Indecent Exposure""Dear PoPville, I live in on Westminster Street in Shaw, which has a children's park on the street and many families in the area that come to play there."

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Natural History Summer Explorations: FREE Virtual Programs from the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural HistoryA link to join the webinars will be emailed to everyone who registers. For those who would like to share their projects and drawings with educators, scientists, and other participants, a parental permission form will be provided.

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The Mess of a Maze that is the "Redskins"Redskin. One of the Top 25 most influential words of my life. Not because I am any bit Native American, but because of my hometown football team.

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Betting Sites Put Odds on Possible New Names for Washington's NFL TeamNow that it's all but certain that Dan Snyder will change the name of Washington's NFL team, local football fans have begun playing a new sport: trying to.

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What Will the GOP Look Like Without Trump?Half of his supporters have little to no allegiance to the Republican Party.

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First Two Cars Of WMATA Train Comes Off Tracks Outside Silver Spring, No Serious InjuriesMontgomery County Fire and Rescue Services reports no serious injuries.

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A "Ghost Food Hall" Is Opening in DC with Detroit Pizza, Fried Chicken, Ramen, and Fancy SushiThe virtual food hall in Glover Park will feature a mix of veteran DC chefs and ambitious startups serving a range of cuisines for takeout and delivery.

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"Expect delays in both directions due to a derailment outside Silver Spring."Photo by Pete Piringer Pete Piringer reports: "Update - Silver Spring Metro Station, outbound red line train the rail off track, That platform, no serious, @mcfrs WMATA ERT on scene" "Update - Silver Spring Metro Station, metro train derailment at platform" From WMATA: "Red Line Alert: D"

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Tenant Advocates Fight Last-Minute Effort To Uphold D.C.'s 'Broken' Rent Control LawTenant organizers have been calling for months to expand D.C.'s rent control law, but they face an obstacle in the form of D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson.

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Nationals Announce 2020 Season Schedule, With Opening Day on July 23The announcement comes after the Nationals reported delayed coronavirus testing results, and one player went into precautionary isolation.

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Florida officials to review planned installation of statue of Confederate generalLake County, Fla., commissioners will take a vote Tuesday on whether to proceed with plans, first developed in 2019, to install a 9-foot statue of Confederate Gen.

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New York adds three more states' travelers to growing list for quarantine orderAndrew CuomoAndrew CuomoOvernight Health Care: Trump downplaying of COVID-19 sparks new criticism of response Trump downplaying sparks new criticism of COVID-19 response Cuomo: Trump 'enabling the virus' MORE announced Tuesday that his state, New Jersey and Connecticut are adding Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma to the growing list of states under...

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America Eats Tavern Closes But Levain Bakery is Coming Soon nearbyOof, missed this one. Back in June 2018 Jose Andres opened this America Eats Tavern in the former Old Glory BBQ space.

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Why's everyone talking about upzoning? It's the foundation of green, equitable cities.Though we write about zoning plenty on GGWash, it's a topic that's been regarded by the wider public as too wonky, too insider, and too jargon-like to figure into everyday life.

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Clinton labels ICE decision on international students 'cruel' and 'unnecessary'Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: QAnon scores wins, creating GOP problem - Supreme Court upholds regulation banning robocalls to cellphones - Foreign hackers take aim at homebound Americans - Uber acquires Postmates The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's job approval erodes among groups that powered his 2016 victory...

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Artist Profile: Robin HarrisIt's about food, but it's not about food. It is really about intensity: The color.

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Vehicle of Interest Sought: 400 Kennedy Street, NortheastWashington, DC. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fourth District seek the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle of interest in an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon offense that occurred on Monday, July 6, 2020, in the 400 block of Kennedy Street, Northeast.

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Suspects Sought in Armed Robbery: 3200 Block M StreetWashington, DC. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Second District seek the public's assistance in identifying suspects in reference to Armed Robbery of an Establishment offense that occurred on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, in the 3200 block of M Street, Northwest.

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Biden hires top aides for PennsylvaniaFormer Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump renews culture war, putting GOP on edge Atlanta mayor says she has tested positive for COVID-19 Trump downplaying sparks new criticism of COVID-19 response MORE has added two top Democratic aides to head his campaign operations in Pennsylvania, a critical swing state in this November's general election.

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Homicide of Everett King: 2400 Block Martin Luther King Jr. AvenueWashington, DC. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Monday, July 6, 2020, in the 2400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, Southeast.

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Logan Circle Stalwart the Pig Reopens as an Affordable Barbecue SpotPlus, Taberna Del Alabardero will add a Spanish market next door.

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MPD Michael Austin Arrested in Homicide of Kayvon KinneyWashington, DC. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch announced an arrest has been made in a homicide that occurred on Sunday, May 24, 2020, in the 1800 block of Gainesville Street, Southeast.

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Statue of Confederate Gen. JEB Stuart being removed in RichmondCrews started taking down the statue of Confederate Gen. J.E.B Stuart in Richmond on Tuesday, just one week after the mayor ordered the removal of all Confederate monuments standing on city property.

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Navarro urges FDA to reconsider hydroxychloroquine as treatment for coronavirusWhite House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Tuesday reiterated the Trump administration's calls for the Food and Drug Administration to authorize use of hydroxychloroquine, the antimalarial drug touted publicly by President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Anderson Cooper: Trump's Bubba Wallace tweet was 'racist, just plain and simple' Beats by Dre...

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Second Republican senator says he'll skip GOP conventionSen. Lamar Alexander said on Tuesday that he will not attend his party's national convention next month, becoming the second GOP senator to announce they will skip the event.

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"Mayor Muriel Bowser urged the Council to seriously consider several key issues that are broadly problematic for sound budgeting and the operations ofAmong the concerns outlined by the Mayor in a letter sent to Chairman Phil Mendelson and members of the Council is the reduction in funding for the Metropolitan Police Department's.

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Grassley: Senate would 'probably' override Trump veto of defense bill amid base renaming fightSen. Chuck Grassley is warning that Congress would likely override President Trump if he vetoes a mammoth defense policy bill amid the fight over a plan to rename Army bases named after Confederate figures.

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De Niro-backed restaurants took 14 coronavirus aid loansA luxury restaurant chain co-founded by actor Robert De Niro received as much as $27.7 million through 14 taxpayer-backed loans from the Paycheck Protection Program , according to Department of Treasury data released Monday.

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Fairfax County Parents Have Two Options For Reopening Schools-And A Week Left To DecideSuperintendent Scott Brabrand extended by five days the deadline for families to choose between virtual learning and a hybrid model with some in-person instruction.

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District Line Daily: Council Votes on BudgetOn Monday, Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said he did not tweak committee recommendations. Meaning, Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen's cuts to the Metropolitan Police Department made it in.

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Let's Play Ball! I guessYesterday, per The Nationals, Mike Rizzo, president of baseball operations and general manager, issued the following statement: "Per MLB's protocol, all players and staff were tested for COVID-19 on Friday, July 3."

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Can Richmond's pandemic bike boom last?With the safety of indoor fitness facilities in question and transit riders seeking alternatives to crowded buses, COVID-19 has conjured up the perfect storm for a newfound bike boom.

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MassageLuXe Opens for Post-COVID RefreshesThe second week of February, MassageLuXe Spa opened with "great momentum," meeting customers outside its 609 H Street NE location and connecting with those who pre-purchased packages, owner Rosalyn Brown said.

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July 6 Coronavirus Data Posted: 10,569Explore data here Ed. Note: Yesterday there were 10,515 total positives. From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Monday, July 6, 2020 includes 54 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 10,569."

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On the UK's Establishment of a Global Human Rights Sanctions RegimeWashington, DC. The US Secretary Of State, Michael R. Pompeo released the following statement: Today, the Government of the United Kingdom established a Global Human Rights sanctions regime pursuant to its Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018.

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Some Storms Bubbling Up in DC Area TuesdayScattered showers and storms are popping up in the D.C. region after another hot day.

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On the CCP's Orwellian Censorship of Hong KongUntil now, Hong Kong flourished because it allowed free thinking and free speech, under an independent rule of law.  No more.  The United States condemns Beijing's repeated failure to live up to its obligations under the Sino-British Joint Declaration, and these latest assaults on the rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong.

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ALERT: "did someone say, All You Can Eat Korean Steak? "3365 14th Street, NW Thanks to Jared for sending this essential news. After an epic wait, Iron Age Korean Steak opened in Columbia Heights on July 1st.

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Montgomery County Closes And Warns Businesses, Including Restaurant Refusing To Let Staff Wear Masks"Let me be very clear... my staff will not wear face masks," wrote one restaurant owner.

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Little Miner Taco Is Bringing Birria Ramen to an Asian Food Hall in MarylandThe hit taco company will feature several Asian-style twists at the Block in North Bethesda.

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Crossing Borders Through BooksMigrants on the Move Hill artist Rashin Kheiriyeh teams with award-winning children's author Kyo Maclear in "Story Boat," a new picture book about families forced to flee their homes.

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NGAkids Art Zone for iPadThe NGAkids Art Zone app contains eight interactive activities inspired by works in the collection of the National Gallery of Art, plus a sketchbook for freehand drawing and a personal exhibition space where users can save and display art created with the program.

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Baltimore Center Stage's season starts Jan 2021 with new plays and remodeled Head TheatreWill the disruptions we are experiencing in this annus horribilis catapult us into a new world next year?

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Helluva Way to Wake Up Vol. 1067Thanks to Doug for sending from 6th and P St, NE last night. It had been 53 days since our last stolen wheels report.

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Breakfast links: The DC Council to re-examine its emergency police reform legislationThe DC Council's expected to revise its police reform legislation. The region's coronavirus case count plateaus.

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In Last-Minute Budget Scramble, D.C. Council To Consider Tax Increases To Pay For Housing And Homeless ServicesLawmakers will proposing a hike in the gas tax, as well as raising taxes on high-income D.C. residents.

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Two Political Animals: Election Contention and A Political ParadigmWritten in a town, this column searches regularly for movies covering political campaigns, a common theme for film dramas because they feature a contest, with a winner and loser to cheer for or to razz.

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Morning Roundup: Montgomery County Restaurant Refuses To Let Employees Wear MasksPlus, a D.C. PPE decontamination facility helps area health providers, local elite private schools receive millions in PPP loans, and more news.

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Helluva ShowPhoto by Kevin Koehler Getting reports of some power outages in Shaw too. Video: Insane lightning.

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A Monique Lhuillier Dress, Christian Louboutin Shoes, and a John Varvatos Blazer-This DC Engagement Session Is Giving Us Major Outfit GoalsCheck out these ultra-chic engagement photos the OAS Building where the couple totally nailed their outfit choices!

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Five Things for Today: July 7, 2020If you want to take a swing at something different, a couple of area TopGolf locations have reopened.

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Revealed: Republicans and DC veterans fear Donald Trump won't accept election defeatTelegraph learns details of secret 'war game' planning and fears of legal challenge.

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Senate Republicans Can't Distance Themselves From TrumpThe Senate race in Iowa demonstrates the dilemma facing Republicans all over the country-even in traditionally red states: Do they stick with the president and go down with him, or do they hold him accountable and risk losing the support of the GOP base, which remains loyal to Trump.

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Republicans in danger of losing huge portion of their women senatorsThe Senate GOP has a record number of women. That could soon change.

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Samsung projects 23% jump in 2Q profit on strong chip salesSamsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year, helped by robust demand for memory chips used in personal computers and servers as the coronavirus pandemic has more people working from home.

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Asia markets slip as virus outbreaks mute hopes for reboundNEW YORK — Stocks rallied worldwide Monday as investors bet that the economy can continue its dramatic turnaround despite all the challenges ahead.

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Man held in California attacks that killed 1, wounded 2DOWNIEVILLE, Calif. — A 15-year-old boy was lost for more than 30 hours in a Sierra Nevada forest after a gunman killed his father during an Independence Day trip and wounded two other people in...

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Asia Today: China's university exam begins after virus delayWELLINGTON, New Zealand — Almost 11 million students began taking China's university entrance exam Tuesday after a delay as the country worked to bring down coronavirus infections.

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