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Washington, DC breaks daily record for coronavirus casesThe US capital on Saturday set a new record for daily coronavirus cases with 371 residents testing positive for the disease.

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US-Pres-All,100Electoral Vote: 9 2,281 of 2,281 precincts  100 percent x-Donald Trump, GOP 1,441,170  62 percent Joe Biden, Dem 849,624  37 percent Jo Jorgensen, Lib 25,176  1 percent Electoral Vote.

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US-House-All, 8th Add,400345 of 345 precincts  100 percent Christina Finello, Dem 191,875  43 percent x-Brian Fitzpatrick, GOP 249,804  57 percent 712 of 712 precincts  100 percent x-Brendan Boyle, Dem 198,140.

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US-House-All, 9th Add,400285 of 285 precincts  100 percent Hank Gilbert, Dem 83,016  27 percent x-Louie Gohmert, GOP 219,726  73 percent 159 of 159 precincts  100 percent Sima Ladjevardian, Dem 148,374  43 percent&.

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US-House-All, 7th Add,400244 of 244 precincts  100 percent x-G.K. Butterfield, Dem 188,870  54 percent Sandy Smith, GOP 159,748  46 percent 168 of 168 precincts  100 percent - Open-Dem Gain x-Deborah Ross, Dem 311&.

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US-House-All, 5th Add,400697 of 697 precincts  100 percent Dan Feehan, Dem 167,890  46 percent x-Jim Hagedorn, GOP 179,234  49 percent Bill Rood, GRP 21,448  6 percent 289 of 289 precincts  100 percent x-Angie Craig&.

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US-House-All, 2nd Add,400426 of 433 precincts  98 percent Shane Bolling, GOP 105,955  24 percent x-Diana DeGette, Dem 331,621  74 percent Paul Fiorino, Uty 2,524  1 percent Jan Kok, AVP 1,441  0 percent Kyle Furey&.

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US-House-All, 1st Add,400630 of 647 precincts  97 percent Audrey Denney, Dem 153,857  43 percent x-Doug LaMalfa, GOP 203,641  57 percent 718 of 726 precincts  99 percent x-Jared Huffman, Dem 293,275  76 percent&.

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US-House-All, 3rd Add,400115 of 115 precincts  100 percent x-Ed Case, Dem 183,245  72 percent Ron Curtis, GOP 71,188  28 percent 134 of 134 precincts  100 percent - Open x-Kaialii Kahele, Dem 171,517  63 percent Joe&.

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US-House-All, 4th Add,400633 of 633 precincts  100 percent James Rhodes, Dem 82,141  25 percent x-James Comer, GOP 246,329  75 percent 540 of 540 precincts  100 percent Hank Linderman, Dem 94,643  26 percent x-Brett&.

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US-House-All, 6th Add,400473 of 473 precincts  100 percent Nancy Goroff, Dem 111,203  39 percent Lee Zeldin, GOP 176,323  61 percent 524 of 524 precincts  100 percent - Open Jackie Gordon, Dem 124,153  43 percent&.

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DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory Becomes First African American CardinalPope Francis elevated Archbishop of Washington Wilton Gregory to cardinal. Gregory is the first African American in Catholic history to hold the rank....

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Pitts scores 3 TDs in return, No. 6 Florida tops KentuckyGAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida's Kyle-to-Kyle connection returned in a big way after a two-week hiatus and put the sixth-ranked Gators on the verge of the Southeastern Conference championship game.

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Across globe, game-day tributes to Diego MaradonaAcross the globe, teams paid tribute to Diego Maradona on Saturday with moments of silence before European soccer games and a touching gesture from New Zealands rugby team.

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US-TopRaces,100In the 435 U.S. House races, the Republicans have won 205 seats and are leading in the races for 8 seats.

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US-House-All, 10 takes,400289 of 289 precincts  100 percent - Open James Averhart, Dem 116,949  36 percent x-Jerry Carl, GOP 211,825  64 percent 445 of 445 precincts  100 percent - Open Phyllis Harvey-Hall, Dem 105,286  35&.

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McConnell suspends in-person GOP lunchesThe decision comes as the Senates seen a recent uptick in members contracting the coronavirus.

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Thanksgiving Day spending rose 22 percent this year: analysisThanksgiving Day spending rose 22 percent this year, as more shoppers hit doorbuster deals virtually rather than lining outside storefronts.

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Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Nov. 28Washington, D.C., counted more new coronavirus infections on Saturday than on any other day since the pandemic began.

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DC Homicide Detective Killed by Wife in Murder-Suicide, Police SayA D.C. homicide detective was killed by his wife, who then fatally shot herself at their home in Waldorf, Maryland, according to Charles County police.

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Sunday shows preview: US health officials brace for post-holiday COVID-19 surgeU.S. health officials are bracing for a post-holiday surge in COVID-19 cases, and the topic is expected to dominate this weekend's Sunday talk shows.Â.

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Kamala Harris, DC Mayor Bowser visit holiday market to promote small businessesVice President-elect Kamala Harris, and her husband, broke out their wallets for Small Business Saturday at the D.C. Holiday Market near Gallery Place.

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Explore DC Main Streets With Virtual Scavenger HuntThis year, the District has a little extra sparkle for the holiday season. From Dec.

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Gunman kills two in Black Friday mall shootingA gunman shot and killed two people in a Northern California mall Friday as Black Friday shopping was in full swing, the Associated Press reports.

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Archbishop Wilton Gregory becomes first African American cardinal in Catholic historyArchbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington, DC, made history Saturday afternoon at an installation ceremony in Rome.

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Club for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnoutThe conservative Club for Growth is launching a new ad blitz in Georgia next week targeting Republican voters as the GOP works to juice turnout for the state's two Senate runoffs.

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Trump considering kicking off 2024 run during Biden's inauguration: reportPresident Trump is reportedly considering kicking off his 2024 campaign during President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, The Daily Beast reported.

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November 27 Coronavirus Data Posted: 21,308Yesterday there were 20,937 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Friday, November 27, 2020 includes 371 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 21,308."

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Biden eyeing Cindy McCain for UK ambassador position: reportPresident-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical' New DOJ rule could allow executions by electrocution, firing squad MORE is reportedly eyeing Cindy McCain to serve as ambassador to the U.K., according to multiple...

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Shop Local and Save with Hill Holiday DealsYou’ve got your holiday shopping list —you can give twice! Shop locally for your holiday gifts, and support local retailers.

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Start a New Family Holiday Tradition with Santa's ScoutIn these uncertain times, families are looking for affordable ways to provide entertainment while sharing meaningful experiences with their children.

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UK lab error results in more than 1K false positive coronavirus testsA testing error at England's government-funded NHS Test and Trace facility resulted in over 1,300 people tested for COVID-19 between Nov.

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Vice President Elect Harris visits a Holiday Market in Washington, DCVice President Elect Kamala Harris, her husband Doug Emhoff and DC Mayor DC Mayor Muriel Bowser shop at the Downtown Holiday Market on small business Saturday in Washington, DC on Saturday, November 28, 2020.

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Former Army National Guardsman charged with supporting foreign terrorist organizationFederal authorities arrested a former U.S. Army service member and Army National Guardsman in New Jersey on Wednesday on charges of supporting a foreign terrorist organization, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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Nevada county commissioner charged in connection to using CARES Act money for personal expensesA Nevada county commissioner was charged in connection to using CARES Act funds for personal expenses.

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Supreme Court won't get involved in Louisiana pastor's case AP samuel alito Supreme Court pastor WashingtonThe Supreme Court is for now staying out of a dispute involving the state of Louisiana and a Baton Rouge-area pastor charged with violating state coronavirus restrictions by repeatedly holding large church services.

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US-Senate-Sum,100Dem GOP Oth Current 45 53 2 Won 13 20 0 Leading 1 1 0 Holdovers 33 30 2    Trend 47 51 2 Insufficient Vote 0 0 0 Net Change: Winners +1 - 1 0 Leaders +1 - 1 0    +2 - 2 0 Insufficient&.

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Ducas lifts Saint Mary's over S. Dakota St. 72-59SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Alex Ducas had a career-high 25 points as Saint Mary's got past South Dakota State 72-59 on Friday at the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover&.

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No. 23 Cajuns, Warhawks, renew rivalry after COVID layoffsMONROE, La. — No. 23 Louisiana-Lafayette is expected to get coach Billy Napier back from isolation just hours before the Ragin’ Cajuns renew their annual rivalry with a Louisiana-Monroe squad that hasn’t played in three weeks.

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Harper, Young Lead No. 24 Rutgers past Fairleigh DickinsonPISCATAWAY, N.J. — Ron Harper Jr. had a career-high 30 points with efficient 11-of-16 shooting, including 5-of-9 from beyond the arc, and Jacob Young finished with 24 points and seven assists as&.

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US-Pres-Sum,100169,788 of 170,228 precincts  99 percent Has won 26 states including the District of Columbia with 306 ev.

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Biden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recountAÂ recount paid for by the Trump campaign of votes cast in Milwaukee County ended on Friday with 132 votes being added to President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical'Â New DOJ rule could allow executions by...

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No. 9 UCLA women roll past Fullerton in delayed openerLOS ANGELES — Charisma Osborne scored 31 points and No. 9 UCLA took control in a dominant first quarter, going on to beat Cal State Fullerton 98-49 on Friday in the teams’ season opener that was delayed two days.

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Hellems scores 17 as NC State races past N. Florida, 86-51RALEIGH, N.C. — Jericole Hellems scored 17 points on 7-for-12 shooting to lead four double-figure scorers and North Carolina State raced away from North Florida 86-51 Friday night to win a second&.

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No. 9 UCLA women rout Cal State Fullerton 98-49 in openerLOS ANGELES — Charisma Osborne scored 31 points and No. 9 UCLA took control in a dominant first quarter, going on to beat Cal State Fullerton 98-49 on Friday in the teams' season opener that was&.

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Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical'AChristopher Krebs, the top federal cybersecurity official who was fired by President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical' Republicans ready to become deficit hawks again under a President Biden MORE last week...

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The Hill Rag Holiday DealsSaturday, Nov. 28, is Small Business Saturday. Across the country, small businesses offer their best deals for holiday shopping.

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Shop Local and WinGot your holiday list? Get all your gifts right here on the Hill and win!

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Pope Francis to elevate 13 clerics to College of Cardinals, including Chicago native, Washington DC Archbishop Wilton GregoryPope Francis is set to elevate 13 clerics to the College of Cardinals Saturday, including Chicago Native and Washington DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory.

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Los Angeles issues new stay at home order as coronavirus cases surgeLos Angeles County on Friday announced a new stay at home order urging residents to avoid nonessential outings for three weeks in an effort to combat a new spike in coronavirus cases.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower MemorialGehry’s design features three bronze statues of Eisenhower by the Russian-born sculptor Sergey Eylanbekov, one featuring General Eisenhower with troops from the 101st Airborne the day before the invasion of Normandy, another sculpture depicting President Eisenhower in the White House surrounded by civilian and military advisors, and a third...

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New DOJ rule could allow executions by electrocution, firing squad: reportA new Department of Justice rule could allow some federal death sentences to be carried out by states using other methods besides lethal injection, including the use of poison gas, electrocution, and firing squads.

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Idaho lieutenant governor touts discredited 'walk through disinfectant cubes' at state CapitolThe lieutenant governor of Idaho on Tuesday announced a plan to use millions of dollars from the state’s CARES Act fund to place “walk-through disinfectant cubes” in the state Capitol, a technology that has previously been found by experts to be ineffective and potentially unsafe.Â.

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Alabama civil rights icon Bruce Boynton dies at 83Alabama civil rights icon Bruce Boynton, whose refusal to leave the white area of a restaurant helped inspire the Freedom Rides of 1961, died earlier this week at age 83.

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The Diplomat and the Deise: Why one corner of Washington DC will be shouting loudly for WaterfordDan Mulhall, Irish ambassador to the United States, remains an avid Waterford supporter.

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"Botanic Garden: Show must go on"100 Maryland Avenue, SW Thanks to Karen for sending the Christmas display update at the Botanic Garden: "Props to USBG."

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Sweet City RideThanks to Michele Banks for sending this late 50s Cadillac de Ville from Georgetown. Sweet City Ride is made possible by readers like you!

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'Don't talk to me that way': Trump lashes out at reporter over election questionTrump lashed out at a reporter during a pool spray Thursday, calling the journalist a "lightweight" after the president was pressed about his election defeat.

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Fundraiser for PhineasFrom GoFundMe: "I adopted Phineas from the Animal Welfare League of Arlington in March of 2020 during COVID."

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Today's Rental was chosen for the patio and fountain out backThis rental is located at 1523 O St. NW near 15th. The Craigslist ad says: "$2,350 / 1br - 1000ft2 - Spacious, elegantly renovated 1BR, garden, private entrance."

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Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Nov. 27The leaders of D.C., Maryland and Virginia — along with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — asked residents to avoid traveling for Thanksgiving.

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Where to Get Your Holiday TreeYou can do it right here on the Hill! Hill schools, scouts and businesses have you covered.

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How Trump Killed Political BloggingNow that the mainstream media doesn't shy from challenging false statements, there just isn't that much difference between blogging and what we read in the newspapers.

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ICYMI: Smithsonian Closes in Response to COVID SpikeThe Smithsonian Institution is reversing their late September move to reopen museums across the District.

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Demolition at the old Randall School, 'Museum Place' coming820 Half Street, SW Thanks to Mark Lyon for sending the update at the old Randall School soon to be Museum Place: "Renovation and redevelopment of the historic Randall School will create a vibrant arts campus comprised of a contemporary art museum with commercial and education facilities compl"

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15 Gunshots Fired near Sherman Circle 2:15pm Thanksgiving DayVia google maps From MPD: "On November 26th 2020 at approximately 2:15pm the Fourth District responded to the 600 block of Decatur Street NW to investigate sounds of Gunshots."

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DC's Daily COVID-19 Case Count Tops 200 On Thanksgiving, Black FridayThe District saw 220 new coronavirus cases on Thanksgiving, one of the highest daily case counts ever recorded during the pandemic.

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About the ZooLights Express Kicking Off TonightFrom the Smithsonian's National Zoo: "Fridays and Saturdays - Nov. 27 through Dec. 19 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm ZooLights will not be held on-site at the Zoo this year."

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DC Open House List for This WeekendAre weekends after a big holiday the best time for open houses? Well there aren't as many as a typical weekend, but with inventory so low, you can take advantage while other buyers are still moving slow from their turkey tryptophan.

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Diego Maradona tributes in DCPhoto by Pierre Mejlak Pierre writes: "Remembering Diego Maradona outside the Embassy of Argentina in Washington DC." Also outside Napoli Pasta Bar: Photo by Boris Espinoza View this post on Instagram A post shared by Akeel L. Ali.

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Green Line "suspended between Columbia Heights and Gallery Place due to a police investigation at Shaw-Howard."Victoria writes: "What on earth is happening at Shaw metro?"

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Fire "Confined to street level pizza shop."Via DC Fire and EMS David writes: "Sad to hear about the fire at Dupont Pizza."

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Helluva Way to Wake Up The Day After ThanksgivingAndrew sends from 16th and Constitution Ave, NE. It had been 11 days since our last stolen wheels report.

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General FYI: Now you can get a jury summons by email and textDC Superior Courts just introduced a new jury summons notification called "eSummons." According to their press release, the court will send text and email messages to prospective jurors to remind them of upcoming jury service dates, confirm requests to reschedule / postpone jury duty, exchange information, and alert jurors when they do not need...

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"My Life's Work" Podcast Aims to Build CommunityAt some point in their childhood, every kid is asked the same question: what do you want to be when you grow up?

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Experiences getting COVID-19 testing results recentlyPhoto by Vincent C_brescia asked yesterday: "Are some/many people experiencing delays in getting back their COVID-19 testing results?"

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As other companies trim their workforce, Amazon goes on hiring spree: reportAs the coronavirus pandemic rages on, many companies have had to cut employees or close their doors entirely, but Amazon has upped its workforce by more than 50 percent from a year ago, The New York Times reports.

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November 26 Coronavirus Data Posted: 20,937Yesterday there were 20,736 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Thursday, November 26, 2020 includes 201 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 20,937."

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Gift Guide 2020: Great Holiday Gifts Just Right for These Crazy TimesStay Connected Togetherness may be more important than ever—whether that means connecting to others digitally, having fun at home with family, or.

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Update on Double Shooting in Woodley Park on Thanksgiving Morning, Homicide Confirmed by MPD2900 block of Connecticut Ave, NW next to the Zoo From MPD: "Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Homicide Branch are investigating a homicide that occurred on Thursday, November 27, 2020, in the 2900 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest."

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Trump rails against Twitter in late night tweetsPresident Trump railed against Twitter in late night tweets on Thanksgiving, criticizing its trends algorithm and "big Conservative discrimination."

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Fauci: Pandemic likely won't improve by Christmas, New Year'sIt's going to be a long holiday season, with little hope of the coronavirus pandemic improving by Christmas or New Year's Day, Anthony FauciAnthony FauciVaccine skepticism emerges as early test for Biden Trump encourages Americans to 'gather' in Thanksgiving proclamation despite coronavirus surge Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for...

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"Citywide Survey to Shape Future of Parks and Recreation"From a press release: "The Bowser Administration and DC Department of Park and Recreation released a citywide survey to gather public input to create, "Ready2Play", a new 20-year parks and recreation master plan for the District."

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270-Unit Apartment Complex Coming to DC Suburb of Arlington, Va.A joint venture between Promark Partners, Eleventh Street Development and Mill Creek Residential will develop The Kirkwood, a 270-unit multifamily community in Arlington, Va.

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The Weekend Round-Up: November 27-29Happy Weekend! #OptOutside Where: Around the DMV When: Throughout the weekend Admission: Varies by locale This initiative started by REI a few years ago was so good it became one of t...

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Hand Sanitizer Is the Ultimate 2020 Holiday Gift. We Rounded Up Some Locally Made Options.Because nothing says happy holidays like germ-free hands.

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Random Reader Rant and/or RevelPhoto by angela n. 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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The Unfair Attack on Raphael WarnockConservatives flipped out when anyone asked about Amy Coney Barrett's faith affecting her rulings. But now, hypocritically, they're hassling the U.S. Senate candidate and minister for his words from the pulpit.

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Telos Corp. Closes Over-Allotment Option in its IPOASHBURN, Va., Nov. 25, 2020 - Telos Corporation, a leading provider of cyber, cloud and enterprise security solutions for the world's most security-conscious organizations, announced today the closing of an additional 2,245,328 shares of its common stock following the exercise in full of the underwriters' over-allotment option in connection with...

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Why Biden Has It Harder Than FDR and LincolnThey had big congressional majorities to pass the New Deal and fund the Union Army.

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What Kind of Chief Should Washington, D.C., Name?The capital's new chief will confront demands to conform to a new political reality that emphasizes a public health approach to reducing violence and diverts funding from police as homicides and shootings escalate.

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Women on the Move Launches Thursday December 3Associated Black Charities will host its popular Women on the Move annual fundraiser virtually on Thursday December 3 from 6:00PM through 8:00PM.

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No. 3 Villanova beats No. 18 ASU 83-74 to win Empire ClassicUNCASVILLE, Conn. — Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored a career-high 28 points to lead No.

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Pictures of Week in Latin America and Caribbean Photo GalleryNOVEMBER 20-26, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press Photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Books by bike: Sri Lankan man runs mobile library for kidsCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka — During his leisure time, Mahinda Dasanayaka packs his motorbike with books and rides his mobile library — across mostly muddy roads running through tea-growing mountain areas — to underprivileged children in backward rural parts of Sri Lanka.

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Brazilians mourn death of Argentinian archrival MaradonaSAO PAULO — Brazil and Argentina are long rivals for soccer supremacy in South America, and Brazilians naturally think of their own Pelé as the best footballer in history.

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Top 25 College Basketball ScheduleNo. 4 Baylor vs. Northwestern State, 3 p.m. No. 12 Maryland vs. Davidson, at Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Fla., 2:30 p.m.

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Stocks rise on Wall Street as S&P 500 hits record highBEIJING — Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as questions about the effectiveness of one possible coronavirus vaccine weighed on investor optimism.

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Family of jailed oil exec asks for Venezuelan leader's mercyCARACAS, Venezuela — Hopes of families for a quick release for six American oil executives detained in Venezuela for three years over an alleged corruption scheme have evaporated&.

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Virus keeps Black Friday crowds thin, shoppers shift onlineMany retailers closed their doors on Thanksgiving Day but beefed up their safety protocols to reassure wary customers about coming in on Black Friday.

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Today in History27, the 332nd day of 2020. There are 34 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov.

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Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan former prime minister, dies of virusCAIRO — Sadiq al-Mahdi, Sudan's last democratically elected prime minister and leader of the countrys largest political party, died of COVID-19 Thursday in a hospital in the United Arab Emirates&.

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Germany asks Alpine countries to close ski resorts amid pandemicGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that Germany wants European countries in the Alpine region to keep ski resorts closed to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

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Pope Francis swipes at groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in NYT op-edPope FrancisPope FrancisPope Francis swipes at groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in NYT op-ed China dismisses pope's comments about 'persecuted' Uighurs Pope Francis supports NBA players' work to promote social justice MORE on Thursday praised medical workers and criticized groups protesting COVID-19 restrictions in an op-ed published inÂ...

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Venezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executivesA Venezuelan judge sentenced six American oil executives to jail on Thursday after they were found guilty of corruption charges.

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One dead, several wounded after multiple Thanksgiving shootings in NevadaSeveral people were shot and one was fatally wounded following multiple shootings in Nevada on Thanksgiving.

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The Latest: Colorado-Southern Cal football game canceledThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Cleveland Browns are reporting another positive coronavirus test for an unidentified player&.

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Donations pour in for Washington, D.C., restaurant that offers free meals to the homelessPeople from all over the world have reached out to help the owner of a Washington, D.C., restaurant that is known for providing free meals to the homeless.

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Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral CollegePresident TrumpDonald John TrumpVenezuela judge orders prison time for 6 American oil executives Trump says he'll leave White House if Biden declared winner of Electoral College The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE on Thursday said he would leave the White House on Jan.

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Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Nov. 26It's Thanksgiving Day and families around the U.S. are gathering around the table in smaller numbers or hopping onto Zoom or Facetime to connect virtually.

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US records 2,300 COVID-19 deaths as pandemic rises with holidaysThe nation is seeing an alarming new rise in COVID-19 deaths that is following a spike in cases being recorded across the country, with the U.S. suffering 2,313 deaths on Wednesday, according to data collected by The New York Times.Â.

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Trump tweets Thanksgiving criticism of NFL QBs for kneelingPresident Trump used a Thanksgiving tweet to renew his criticism of NFL players kneeling in calls for social justice, retweeting a tweet and image of Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, who bot.

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Cardinal Dolan hails Supreme Court decision on churches, COVID-19Archbishop of New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan applauded the Supreme Court’s decision on Wednesday to block restriction on religious gatherings that had been put in place by New York to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

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One Man Dead in Double Shooting in Northwest DC, Police SayOne man has died and another man has been transported to the hospital after a double shooting in an apartment building near the National Zoo Thursday morning, D.C. Police say.

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Cuomo blames new conservative majority for High Court's COVID-19 decisionNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is blaming the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court for a decision late Wednesday against his state's COVID-19 restrictions on churches and places of worship.

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Car Crashes Into DC's Lincoln Park, Damaging Emancipation StatueA car has crashed into Lincoln Park, striking the Emancipation Statue, U.S. Park Police say.

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State superintendent: 5,000 Alabama students have not shown up for any classes this yearAlabama's superintendent said more than 5,000 public school students in the state have not shown up for any classes this year — virtual or in-person.

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Thank you. Yes, you!There aren’t many things in this world that are just plain good, but gratitude is one of them—and community is another.

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Trump's Last Act: Risking National Security to Honor the ConfederacyHe promises to veto the Defense Appropriations Authorization Act if it forces to Pentagon to change the names of bases and ships.

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Ravens report more positive coronavirus tests following game postponement: reportThe Baltimore Ravens have reported more positive coronavirus tests after postponing their Thanksgiving game versus the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source told ESPN.Â.

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National reading, math tests postponed to 2022 amid coronavirus surgeNational reading and math tests have been postponed until to 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the National Center for Education Statistics announced on Wednesday.Â.

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Shooting around 9:30am in Woodley Park , Reportedly a Double Shooting, One Killed2900 Block of Connecticut Ave, NW MPD reported at 9:53am: "Shooting in the 2900 block of Connecticut Avenue, NW."

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Trump encourages Americans to 'gather' in Thanksgiving proclamation despite coronavirus surgePresident Trump issued a Americans to gather "in homes and places of worship" ahead of Thanksgiving, even as his successor and public health officials have urged people to practice social distancing and avoid large ga.

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DC's Winter Ready grant program helps Petworth restaurants prepare for colder months  Petworth NewsIn colder temperatures, folks may increasingly have to choose between dining indoors, at higher risk to Covid, or give up restaurants altogether.

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Sanford health CEO stepping down after controversial coronavirus emailSanford Health Systems CEO Kelby Krabbenhoft is stepping down after sending a controversial email about his recovery from the coronavirus.

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November 25 Coronavirus Data Posted: 20,736Yesterday there were 20,516 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Wednesday, November 25, 2020 includes 220 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 20,736."

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What I'm Grateful For: $6 Donations That Keep a Theater AfloatWhy Maria Manuela Goyanes, artistic director at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has been writing a lot of thank-you notes.

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What I'm Grateful For: Hikes With My Daughters, and Texts From FriendsTony Tomelden, co-owner of the DC whiskey bar Union Trust and the restaurant Brookland's Finest, on why in a very bad business year he's still giving thanks.

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What I'm Grateful For: Community "Outcry" That Changed a School's NameFairfax County high-school student Kadija Ismail got more than 1,000 petition signatures in one day.

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What I'm Grateful For: "We Will Never Go Back to the Way Animal Shelters Operated"Covid has been an unexpected turning point in how we treat pets, says Lisa LaFontaine of the Humane Rescue Alliance.

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What I'm Grateful For: A Pair of All-Gold Sneakers From Kobe BryantAnd why bestselling author Jason Reynolds will never wear them.

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What I'm Grateful For: Taking Each Day One at a Time.Psychologist Lisa Herrick says we need a step-by-step approach—and a lot of self-care—these days.

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What I'm Grateful For: Community Support for DC's Small Businesses"It's so hard seeing all of these businesses fail on 14th Street," says Rebecca Lee Funk of the Outrage.

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What I'm Grateful For: Parents Who Loved This Country Even When They Didn't Like Its HistoryAnd why Michele Norris, the former host of NPR’s All Things Considered, takes a giant urn on family vacations.

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What I'm Grateful For: "Individuals Who Have Stepped Up to Support Neighbors"Nate Mook of World Central Kitchen has seen the "best of humanity" since Covid.

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What I'm Grateful For: The Power of a Thank YouMedStar infectious-disease doctor Osamuyimen Igbinosa on what keeps him going.

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Ex-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell files lawsuits in Michigan, GeorgiaSidney Powell, the lawyer recently distanced from the Trump campaign, on Wednesday filed typo-filled lawsuits in both Michigan and Georgia alleging election fraud.Â.

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What I'm Grateful for: "I Got to Come to Work and See Pandas"Obviously, I’m grateful for our panda cub, but I’m grateful for having this job, because while a lot of people were stuck at home, I got to come to work and see pandas.

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The ZooLights Truck and a New Holiday Market: Things to Do in Washington, November 26-29Arts, entertainment, and fun in DC, Maryland, and Virginia right now.

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Joe and Jill Biden in Thanksgiving op-ed: 'We can be apart without being alone'President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenHarris says she has 'not yet' spoken to Pence Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year Obama: Republican Party members believe 'white males are victims' MORE and his wife, Jill Biden, penned an op-ed published on Thursday wishing everyone a happy Thanksgiving,...

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Five Things for Today: November 26, 2020Happy Thanksgiving!  🧡🦃 Looking for a pre-feast activity? Take a hike, stroll a garden, go for a bike ride.

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Where to See Festive Holiday Light Displays Around WashingtonFind hundreds of glittering holiday lights, light sculptures of penguins and polar bears, drive-through light trails, and more around town.

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What We Are Grateful ForAs this year of knee-buckling horrors draws to a close, it's tempting to want to forget much of what we've been through and just move on already.

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Why Gratitude May Be What Gets Us All Through These Troubling TimesWhat are its benefits? And how does one practice it?

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Pandemic turns Washington D.C. into a ghost townShopping areas in downtown Washington D.C. are deserted. Workers are staying home, tourists are staying away.

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6 Pakistan cricketers test positive for COVID-19 in NZWELLINGTON, New Zealand — Six members of the Pakistan cricket squad in New Zealand have tested positive for COVID-19 and have been moved from managed isolation into quarantine.

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Warriors star Klay Thompson has surgery on right AchillesSAN FRANCISCO — Warriors guard Klay Thompson underwent surgery on his torn right Achilles tendon Wednesday and still is expected to be sidelined the entire season for Golden State.

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DC Solidcore Locations to Stay Open Despite COVID-19 Order, Owner SaysThe owner of a Pilates-based fitness studio chain sent a letter to clients saying the D.C. locations will remain open despite the city's new COVID-19 restrictions suspending all indoor group workout classes.

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House Democrat tests positive for COVID-19 day after her mother's deathRep. Susie LeeSuzanne. Kelley LeeMORE said Wednesday that she had tested positive for COVID-19 just one day after her mother, Joan Kelley, died.

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Mayor of Denver apologizes for holiday travel after advising residents to stay putDenver Mayor Michael Hancock apologized Wednesday following backlash for his holiday travel to Mississippi after he advised his residents to stay put due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Â.

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Wizards star John Wall hands out free meals in Washington D.C.Despite his name circulating trade rumors, Wizards star point guard John Wall continues to give back to Washington.

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California, Texas shatter single-day nationwide record for new coronavirus casesLast week California Gov. Gavin NewsomGavin NewsomMayor of Denver apologizes for holiday travel after advising residents to stay put California, Texas shatter single-day nationwide record for new coronavirus cases Denver mayor flies to Mississippi for Thanksgiving after advising against travel MORE announced a month-long curfew, and on Tuesday...

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Trump-Appointed Judges in DC Break With Other Courts in Ruling for Administration on Census MemoThree other federal courts have ruled against Trump's memo excluding undocumented immigrants from the population count used for congressional seats.

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Bay Area's DoorDash to pay $2.5 million after allegedly tip theftWashington, D.C. attorney general accused DoorDash of treating customers tip money as extra profit for the company..

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The 2020 KFDC Holiday Gift GuideThe phrase " is going to look a lot different this year" is becoming all too redundant. But it's fitting for so many situations, including this guide. If you've been reading KFDC awhile, then you know my annual holiday gift recommendations usually are heavy on local experiences to reflect the spirit of adventure and exploring that my blog...

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Aaron Gilchrist Heads to NBC News, Jummy Olabanji Tapped as News4 Today AnchorNBC4 news anchor Aaron Gilchrist announced he will be leaving the station he has called home for nearly 11 years to join NBC News as an anchor for NBC News NOW, the network’s streaming news channel, based in New York.

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Top Republicans praise Trump's Flynn pardonTop House Republicans praised President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Republican John James concedes in Michigan Senate race MORE on Wednesday for pardoning former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty in 2017 to making false statements to...

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Obama: Republican Party members believe 'white males are victims'Former President Obama on Wednesday said that he believes President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Republican John James concedes in Michigan Senate race MORE was successful in garnering support from more than 73 million Americans this election cycle because...

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Vice President Elect Harris visits DC Central Kitchen in Washington, DCVice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff visit DC Central Kitchen ahead of Thanksgiving, in Washington, DC on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

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Pardon Me: Michael Flynn's Card Lands Face UpThe pardon marks the end of a three-year legal battle. In 2017, Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI.

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Kentucky coffee shop loses license over defying coronavirus orderThe Kentucky Alcohol Beverage Control on Wednesday issued an emergency license suspension for a coffee shop after it refused to close down for violating COVID-19 restrictions.

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House Democrats seek list of Trump appointees "burrowing in" to Biden administrationHouse Democrats are asking the Trump administration to turn over a list of employees who will be slotted into a new category of federal employment that critics fear will be used to retain Trump political appointees.Â.

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Democratic impeachment leaders blast Trump's pardon of FlynnReps. Adam Schiff and Jerry Nadler , chairmen of the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees respectively, tore into President Trump after he announced a pardon for former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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Mueller prosecutor says next attorney general should investigate TrumpAndrew Weissmann, a deputy to former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert. MuellerCNN's Toobin warns McCabe is in 'perilous condition' with emboldened Trump CNN anchor rips Trump over Stone while evoking Clinton-Lynch tarmac meeting The Hill's 12:30 Report: New Hampshire fallout MORE, said Tuesday that the next attorney general under...

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NYT goes free for high school students, teachersThe New York Times says it will offer U.S. high school students and teachers free digital subscriptions to the Times's content through next year.

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Operation Feed Launches in Three CitiesAn ambitious effort hosted by the Building Blocks Mentoring Program, Operation Feed launched in three cities on the same day, and at the same time.

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Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Nov. 25The day before Thanksgiving, new restrictions take effect limiting how many people are legally allowed to gather around the table in parts of the D.C. area....

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Mexican president breaks with other world leaders, refusing to acknowledge Biden win until election is finalizedMexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Wednesday that he was still waiting to congratulate a winner of the U.S. presidential election, making him part of a quickly shrinking list of world leaders who have not congratulated and recognized Joe Biden as president-elect.

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Clyburn: Biden falling short on naming Black figures to top postsThe most senior Black lawmaker on Capitol Hill is taking Joe Biden to task over administration appointments, saying the president-elect is falling short when it comes to naming Black figures to top positions.

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Supreme Court to hear arguments by telephone through January due to coronavirusThe Supreme Court announced Wednesday it would continue to hear arguments via phone calls through at least January because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Son Recalls Father's Role In The 'Foggy Bottom Gang'The Warring brothers were involved in the city's underbelly of organized crime in the early and mid 20th century, including bootlegging and gambling.

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Happy Thanksgiving!Photo by LaTur If you are following PoPville for breaking news over the holiday, the best way to get info is via @PoPville on Twitter and PoPville on Facebook.

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Biden calls for nation to unite in COVID-19 fight in Thanksgiving addressPresident-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Biden says staff has spoken with Fauci: 'He's been very, very helpful' MORE called for Americans to unite ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday as coronavirus cases surge.Â.

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Listen: "I Hate it Here"As the world collectively plans to close the door on 2020, Studio Theatre offers a reflection on this complicated, unexpected, and consequential moment in history with the world premiere of I Hate It Here: Stories from the End of the Old World, a Studio-commissioned audio play written and directed by Ike Holter.

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Travel Data Suggests Many Locals Are Staying Home For ThanksgivingPreliminary security checkpoint data from BWI shows a 62% decline in passengers from the same period last year.

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Trump calls into Pennsylvania meeting to renew election claimsPresident TrumpDonald John TrumpMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Republican John James concedes in Michigan Senate race MORE phoned into a meeting arranged by Pennsylvania Republicans in Gettysburg on Wednesday to renew his unsubstantiated claims that the election was stolen from him,...

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Adjustments to Phase 2 COVID Restrictions Effective WednesdayOn Monday, Nov. 23 Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the District was backing off on some elements of the Phase 2 reopening, tightening restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise throughout the nation.

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US Sanctions Libyan Militia Accused of Human Rights AbusesThe U.S. Treasury Department has imposed sanctions on Mohamed al-Kani and his Kaniyat militia in Libya for alleged human rights abuses.

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Oregon governor urges hosts to 'uninvite' guestsOregon Gov. Kate BrownKate BrownSay 'no thanks' to Thanksgiving mandates The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC - Dems push McConnell on COVID-19 relief; Grassley contracts COVID-19 Oregon governor officially orders new coronavirus restrictions MORE on Tuesday urged those who had planned on hosting...

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Missed Connection at The Coffee Bar"Dear PoPville, This morning when getting a latte at The Coffee Bar in Shaw a man approached me thinking I was someone he was waiting for."

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Vermont governor says students will be asked if they attended large gatheringsVermont Gov. Phil Scott said Tuesday that teachers and school staff will be instructed to instate an honor system to determine which students will need to quarantine after the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Denver mayor flies to Mississippi for Thanksgiving after advising against travelDenver Mayor Michael Hancock flew to Mississippi on Wednesday for Thanksgiving after telling people to avoid travel if possible, The Denver Post reporte.

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How Safe Are Those Plastic Bubbles At Local Restaurants?It depends on who you're protecting yourself against, says a public health expert.

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North Dakota Supreme Court won't let governor fill seat won by dead manThe North Dakota Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against Gov. Doug Burgum , saying he does not have the authority to fill the state House seat won by the late David Andahl.

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EU official says some citizens might be vaccinated against COVID-19 by ChristmasEuropean Commission President Ursula von der Leyen told European Union lawmakers on Wednesday that coronavirus vaccinations could begin in member countries by Christmas, just as promising results for vaccine candidates have come out in recent weeks.

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City Lights: Present.Perfect Seems Dystopian—But It's Showing Us Our WorldPresent. Perfect compiles livestreams and feels piped in from a terribly lonely future that happens to be the world today.

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John Wall Doesn't Deserve Trade RumorsAfter a possible trade rumor that would send John Wall to the Houston Rockets leaked last week, the Wizards guard deserves better treatment.

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"we have made the decision to stay open."Thanks to all who passed on the letter from : "To our valued DC, As you know, we've adhered to local regulations and increased safety protocols since we re-opened our studios in June."

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David Confer Washington D.C. Cyclist Dying of Cirrhosis"He'd bring you into the house, sit you on the couch, get you something to eat, then tell you what was wrong with your bike and how he was going to fix it."

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US mortgage rates stay at record low 2.72% for 30 years mortgage rates AP Washington U.S. mortgage ratesU.S. long-term mortgage rates remained at record lows this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to threaten the economy.

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Give It Up, D.C. 2020 Giving GuideCelebrate the end of 2020 with our annual giving guide, highlighting community organizations helping residents in D.C. thrive during difficult times.

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Tim Ma's Lucky Danger Pop-Up Aims to Raise the Bar for American Chinese Takeout in D.C.Customers can order confit duck fried rice or wonton and winter melon soup from Lucky Danger.

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Where To Shop Locally On Small Business SaturdayLocal nonprofits and business districts are hosting events and promotions to keep customers shopping locally this holiday season.

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Today's Rental was chosen for the balcony and the onsite gym with Peloton bikeThis rental is located in Woodley Park. The Craigslist ad says: "$2,600 / 2br - 2 Bedroom w/BALCONY - Woodley Park ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED 2 Bedroom w/BALCONY - Woodley Park ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED 2-bedroom apartment home with a BALCONY and ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED is coming a"

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Scarborough says he'll never return to Republican party after GOP supported TrumpJoe Scarborough, host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," said on Wednesday that he would never be a Republican again after the party supported President Trump.

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Redefining Safety on Trails: Creating Safe, Inviting and Inclusive Spaces for AllWhile many conversations regarding safety on trails focus on crime and vehicular traffic, trail users and professionals need a broadened scope of safety.

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Doctor films viral warning: 'This is what you'll see at the end of your life'Dr. Kenneth E. Remy, an adult and pediatric critical care physician and city councilman for Wildwood, Mo., posted a video on Twitter bringing the camera towards and away from his face repeatedly, simulating what patients will see when they are being intubated for oxygen.

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Five federal inmates scheduled for execution before Inauguration DayThe Trump administration has five executions scheduled before President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenMinnesota certifies Biden victory Trump tells allies he plans to pardon Michael Flynn: report Biden says staff has spoken with Fauci: 'He's been very, very helpful' MORE takes office in less than two months, a record for the most federal executions...

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"Thought youa€™ed like to know"Thanks to Dave for always looking out for us! Capitol Video has been at this location for 31 years.

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Thanksgiving Ravens-Steelers game postponed due to coronavirus concernsThe postponement came after several players and staff members on the Ravens were placed on the league's COVID-19 Reserve List — a designation for players or team employees who have either tested positive or been identified as "high risk" for spreading the virus due to close contact with someone who has tested positive.Â.

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In No One Asked for This, Cazzie David Is Still Figuring it OutCazzie David's debut collection No One Asked for This is self-deprecating, but it doesn't do much to justify its existence.

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Ghislaine Maxwell attorney says she's woken up every 15 minutes in cell to make sure she's aliveGhislaine Maxwell, ex-girlfriend and associate of the late Jeffrey Epstein, is woken up every 15 minutes while in prison to ensure she is still alive, according to her attorney.

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Cuomo implores New Yorkers to stay home on Thanksgiving: 'Forget the politics'During a Wednesday press conference, Democratic New York Governor Andrew CuomoAndrew CuomoNew York City to add COVID-19 checkpoints at bridges, crossings Don't let 'experts' ruin your Thanksgiving Cuomo reverses on in-person Thanksgiving plans with family MORE called on his constituents to stop the politicization of COVID-19.

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O'Brien on 2024 talk: 'There's all kinds of speculation out there'White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien dismissed talk that he could potentially run for president in 2024, calling a recent report about his presidential aspirations "speculation."

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Local Businesses Aim for 20,000 Sales on Small Business SaturdayFor this year's Small Business Saturday, DC Shop Small and District Bridges have teamed up to bring together over 300 businesses in the D.C. area for an online shopping event: DC Shop Small Saturday.

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Rep.-Elect Lauren Boebert Brings Perspective Of Mom and Small Business Owner To D.C., Along With Her GunRep.-elect Lauren Boebert, a Republican who represents Colorado's 3rd Congressional District, says she will bring common sense and her glock pistol to Washington, D.C. Boebert is the first woman and mom elected to her position.

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Commenters Debate Renaming Wilson High School After BarryCandidates for the Wilson High School renaming include Marion Barry, playwright August Wilson, and former DCPS Superintendent Vincent Reed.

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World soccer great Diego Armando Maradona dead at 60Diego Armando Maradona, the Argentine soccer legend who shocked the world both with his skills on the pitch and his antics elsewhere, died Wednesday at 60.

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Continuing Coverage of Closing Starbucks Cont. Connecticut and R St, NWConnecticut and R St, NW Thanks to Dave for sending the latest coming Starbucks closure: "closing December 4".

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Alabama coach Nick Saban tests positive again, this time with symptomsUniversity of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time and is now experiencing “mild symptoms, ” the university said in a statement Wednesday, meaning he will miss Saturday's game against arch-rival Auburn.Â.

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The Hill's 12:30 Report: How to celebrate Thanksgiving safelyThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Meghan MarkleMeghan MarkleMeghan Markle lawsuit against newspaper to be delayed until fall 2021 Prince Harry on unconscious bias: 'Ignorance is no longer an excuse' Meghan Markle: You realize 'your voice matters' even more 'when you're not able to exercise it' MORE writes NYT op-ed -  Describes recent miscarriage...

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EnergyUnited accepting applications for 2021 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C.Applications are being accepted through Dec. 31 for the EnergyUnited 2021 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour program.

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How Jake Blount Is Using the Banjo to Explore Black Roots MusicWashington is closely associated with bluegrass and "old-time" music, as veteran listeners to WAMU or patrons of the Birchmere will tell you.

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Taqueria Xochi's Traditional Mexican Food Lights Up U St.It's inspired by street vendors, market stalls, and snack shops from across Mexico.

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Real Estate Fresh Finds: November 25Real 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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Voting Open For The BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards; Prince William Little Theatre Leads Theatre Of The DecadeVoting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!

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Crab Dip Khachapuri Helps a New Georgian Restaurant in Park View Break From TraditionTabla, the casual sibling to Supra, has some fun with newfangled bread boats and Georgian sausage corndogs.

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MPD Chief Peter Newsham to Resign in FebruaryMPD Chief Peter Newsham will resign his position in early 2021 and accept a new role as chief of police in Prince William County, Virginia.

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Supreme Court extends telephone arguments through January Supreme Court AP arguments court WashingtonThe Supreme Court says it will continue to hear arguments by telephone through at least January because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Metro pulls its 6000-series railcars from service after another train comes apartA Red Line train came apart while leaving the Glenmont station on Tuesday in what Metro called a "train-separation incident," stranding 12 passengers on board for over an hour and suspending service at the station for over four.

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What We Know About DC-Area Coronavirus Contact TracingContact tracers have struggled for months. Now, they are bracing for a possible unprecedented explosion of cases — and work — during the holiday season.

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Bicycling made 2020 a little better.I hope bicycling has made this year a little bit better for you. For me, a sunny afternoon on a busy trail was a welcome moment of levity, freedom, and connection to this wonderful community.

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Pho Patrol: 12th and E Street, NW12th and E Street, NW Thanks to Cristin for sending. 'Pho, Sushi, Banhmi" coming soon!"

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Let's Get Rolling! Internet Coffee HourBrew yourself a cup of coffee or tea and come hang out on the internet with us for a bit.

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11 Virtual And IRL Things To Do In D.C. This Thanksgiving WeekendCozy up to a fire pit, clean up Rock Creek Park, and reimagine your leftovers this Thanksgiving weekend.

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D.C. Auditor Report Recommends Changes to Coronavirus DataThe Office of the D.C. Auditor offers recommendations on how to improve the presentation and sharing of coronavirus data in its new report.

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What's the Deal With Ghost Kitchens? Here's What You Should Know.How does it work? Ghost kitchens are essentially restaurants without their own signage or dining areas.

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Women and Bicycles Winter Riding WebinarRiding during the winter doesn’t have to be miserable. In this webinar Patricia, WABA’s Community Outreach Coordinator, will share tips on how to stay warm, visible, and ride on through the wintery conditions.

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Car B Que promptly extinguished by DC's Bravest around 11am4th and I Street, NW Thanks to Sofya for sending from around 11am: "EMS was on the scene within minutes, very efficient."

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Testing Demand Spikes As Virus Spreads, Thanksgiving ApproachesMore than 25,000 people were swabbed at D.C.'s public testing sites last week, up from an average of 10-12,000.

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"BA´n Matcha will open its I St windows for the last time on December 13"Outside 1928 I Street, NW via IG Thanks to Emily for passing on from Bon Matcha: "After careful thought and consideration, we regret to say that Bôn Matcha will open its I St windows for the last time on December 13, 2020."

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November 24 Coronavirus Data Posted: 20,516Yesterday there were 20,409 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor's Office: " COVID-19 Surveillance November 24, 2020: Total Overall Number of Tests: 650,235* Total Number of DC Residents Tested: 294,297* Total Positives: 20,516 To"

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Driving badly in DC? You might get a warning text.If youre a driver piling up traffic tickets, some researchers believe that youre at a higher risk of being involved in a serious crash.

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Keira D'Amato Sets American 10-Mile Road Race RecordAmateur runner Keira D'Amato set the American 10-mile road race record in Anacostia Park on Nov.

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"Metro is temporarily sidelining its fleet of 6000-series railcars following a train-separation incident on the Red Line"The broad safety directive, recommended by Chief Safety Officer Theresa Impastato and immediately approved by General Manager/CEO Paul J. Wiedefeld, is expected to take effect within hours and continue for an indefinite period of time while an investigation is underway.

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"Statement from Councilmember Allen on resignation of Police Chief Peter Newsham"Photo by Elvert Barnes Ed. Note: The Washington Post reported last night: "D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham is leaving the force to take over the police department in Prince William County, Va., ending a three-decade career in law enforcement in the nation's capital." From Councilmember Charles.

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4:52pm Monday Shots Fired in BrightwoodVia google maps From MPD: "On Monday, November 23rd, 2020 at approximately 4:52 pm a shot spotter 911 call was generated and Fourth District Officers were dispatched to the 6300 Block of 7th Street NW."

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Modest gain of 1.3% in October for manufactured goods Washington business investment AP factories U.S.Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods showed a modest gain in October with a key category that tracks business investment also showing weakness.

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Drinksgiving—AKA Blackout Wednesday—Won't Be The Same This YearRestaurants and bars may be closing earlier than usual, but you can still order a cocktail to-go.

Washingtonian Shared .

Breakfast links: $250 million later, the Purple Line is back on trackThe Purple Line lives on. DCs police chief will leave for Prince William County. Metro cars separate again on the Red Line.

Greater Greater Washington Shared .

Morning Roundup: Fox News Settles With Parents Of Murdered DNC Staffer Seth RichPlus, a Montgomery County fire displaced over a dozen people, Amazon will open two delivery stations in Northern Virginia next year, and more news.

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Maryland Is Sending Statewide Push Alerts So People Stay the Hell Home on Thanksgiving EveGovernor Larry Hogan has ordered an emergency response to ensure revelers follow public health regulations.

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"Chi Cha Lounge has a new market and coffee shop"1624 U Street, NW Thanks to Meghan for sending: "Just walked by and stopped in!"

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One Planner, One Venue, One Day: Three Micro-WeddingsThree weddings took place back to back in one day in the same Conrad, Washington DC venue, each with very different styles.

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Truesdell finally gets a new playground and residents are happyOn Friday, November 13th, Mayor Muriel Bowser held an opening ceremony for the new $1.5 million playground at Truesdell Elementary School at 800 Ingraham Street NW.

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Five Things for Today: November 25, 2020Kids and families are invited to create art related to Rock Creek Park. Starting today through December 16, they are hosting Creativity Day with a different theme every week. Every child who participates will earn a Junior Ranger sticker at least once, and if they participate every week, they'll win a cool prize. This week’s theme is...

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Jacobs Acquires The Buffalo GroupDallas, Texas-based professional services company Jacobs announced Tuesday it has acquired Reston-based cyber solutions company The Buffalo Group LLC.

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PAE Closes on $92M Acquisition of Metis SolutionsDefense and government services contractor Pacific Architects and Engineers has closed its $92 million cash acquisition of Metis Solutions as part of its efforts to expand its offerings and capabilities in intelligence analysis, training and program support areas.

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