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Chris Wallace: Trump struggling with attacks on 'shape-shifter' HarrisChris Wallace of Fox News said Thursday that policy shifts by Sen. Kamala Harris over the years are making it hard for President Trump and his allies to focus their attacks on former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate.

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Markey riffs on JFK quote in new ad touting progressive bona fidesSen. Ed Markey released an ad Thursday touting his years of experience in the Senate and his backing from progressive Democrats as he competes for reelection with a primary challenge from Rep.

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The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump threatens Postal Service funding l Biden proposes national mask mandate l Democratic convention takes shapeWelcome 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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California slams 'inaccurate and outdated beliefs' of parents suing to reopen schoolsCalifornia in a legal brief is slamming the "inaccurate and outdated beliefs" of parents who are suing the state to force schools to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Justice Dept. accuses Yale of discriminating against white and Asian applicantsThe Trump administration on Thursday accused Yale University of illegally discriminating against white and Asian American applicants and threatened to file a civil rights lawsuit against the school if it refused to change its admissions pract.

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Facebook under fire over drilling equipment on the seafloor off the Oregon coast: reportA Facebook subcontractor's efforts to install undersea fiber optic cables off the coast of Oregon resulted in an accident that forced the company to leave a sizable amount of drilling equipment on the sea floor.

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Metro Will Begin to Return Service to Pre-Pandemic Levels This WeekendEighty-seven of Metrorail's 91 stations will be open starting August 16, and bus service will ramp up beginning August 23.

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Graham says FBI chief 'committed to being helpful' after Trump criticismSen. Lindsey Graham offered public support for FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday, hours after President Trump appeared to seek distance from the agency chief.

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Things to Do in Washington, August 13-16Arts, entertainment, and fun in DC, Maryland, and Virginia right now.

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How Do You Make Restaurant-Goers Feel Safe Indoors? Silver Diner Is Betting on a High-Tech Air SystemThe local chain has installed filtration and purification technology in all 20 of its locations.

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Some Bunny Love for Dr Fauci"Theo supports Dr Fauci"

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Great Garden Haul Vol. 18Thanks to Becca for sending from Mount Rainier, MD. Please send your hauls to and let me know what neighborhood it was grown in.

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Federal litigator files complaint alleging Labor secretary abused his authorityA federal litigator filed a complaint alleging Labor Secretary Eugene ScaliaEugene ScaliaHispanic Caucus asks for Department of Labor meeting on COVID in meatpacking plants Making a difference in the age of COVID-19 GOP rolls out trillion coronavirus relief package MORE abused his authority by getting involved in a pay discrimination case...

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6 Fun Food Events Around DC This WeekendOn the menu: virtual tea time, a hot sauce-making class, and the return of Tiki Trail.

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"Any advice out there on how we should handle this? "Photo by Olaf Zerbock "Dear PoPville, I'm wondering if any of your other readers have encountered this situation."

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The World's Most Outrageous Megacars Have Come to the DC AreaKoenigsegg has made 300 cars in 26 years. It just appointed a dealer in Vienna, Virginia.

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A COVID-19 Vaccine Study Is Happening In Washington D.C.At least 500 volunteers are expected to participate in late-stage vaccine trials at George Washington University.

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Biden, Harris call on governors to institute mask mandatesPresumptive Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris called on governors across the country to implement mask mandates, saying estimates show that 40,000 lives could be saved as a result.

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Washington DC Metropolitan Police Investigating Homicide of Sa'id GreyWashington, DCÂ. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal stabbing that occurred on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, inside of a residential building, in the 1300 block of Missouri Avenue, Northwest.

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Senate leaves until September without coronavirus relief dealThe Senate left Washington, D.C., on Thursday until September — the latest sign that a deal on a fifth coronavirus relief package is, at least, weeks away.

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Entravision Washington D.C. News Team Wins 23 Regional Emmy Awards in 9 CategoriesEntravision Communications Corporation, , a leading global media and marketing technology company that engages consumers, today announced that the Entravision Washington D.C. news team at its Univision affiliate WFDC-TV, excelled with 23 Regional Emmy awards in 9 different categories, presented by The National Academy of Television Arts and...

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How Trump Is Once Again Colluding With RussiaSome enterprising reporters have already tracked down what the president is trying to keep secret.

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Ethics panel opens probe into Rep. Watkins after voter fraud chargesThe House Ethics Committee said Thursday that it has opened an investigation into Rep. Steve Watkins after he was charged with voter fraud last month.

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QAnon-supporting congressional candidate embraced 9/11 conspiracy theoryMarjorie Taylor Greene, who became the Republican nominee in a deep-red Georgia congressional district after a Tuesday primary, expressed support for conspiracy theories about the Sept.

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The Arches On The New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Are CompleteThe bridge is one lane wider than the span it replaces, and includes wider bike lanes and pedestrian crosses.

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Morse supporters call for investigation into reports that allegations were engineeredProgressive House candidate and Holyoke, Mass. Mayor Alex Morse’s supporters are calling for an investigation into reports that allegations of inappropriate behavior were engineered by the University of Massachusetts College Democrats in an effort to hurt his primary challenge against House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard...

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Georgia governor drops lawsuit over Atlanta's mask mandateGeorgia Gov. Brian KempBrian KempGeorgia governor says reopening schools 'went real well' US surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases Matt Lieberman faces calls to drop out of Georgia Senate race over 'racist and discriminatory' tropes in 2018 book MORE has dropped a lawsuit over Atlanta’s mask mandate, his office announced Thursday afternoon.

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This Event Company Is Rolling Out Deep-Cleaning Services to Make Weddings SaferDecontamination lights, hand-washing stations, and plexiglass shields are among the new services provided.

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Suspension of Private Charter Flights between the United States and CubaWashington, R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: Today, I requested that the Department of Transportation suspend private charter flights to all Cuban airports, including Havana. This action will suspend all charter flights between the United States and Cuba over which the Department of...

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"Question about experience with hair salons"Photo by Lorie Shaull Ed. Note: you can read about nail salon experiences here. "Dear PoPville, Wondering if the Popville community would be willing to share their experiences with hair salons taking COVID-19 precautions in DC?"

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US Department of State: Secretary Pompeo Travels to Austria To Deepen Our AllianceWashington, DC  Press Statement By Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson Secretary Pompeo will travel to Austria on August 13, 2020, to deepen bilateral ties between the United States and Austria. He will meet with Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg, and other government officials.

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Students Stuck In On-Campus Leases At University Of MarylandMore than 100 students have organized an email campaign to state and local officials and urged them to file complaints.

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The United States Imposes Visa Restrictions on Multiple IndividualsThe United States Imposes Visa Restrictions on Multiple Individuals Undermining Sudan’s Civilian-Led Transitional Government Washington, R.

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Biden praises Israel-UAE deal as building on 'efforts of multiple administrations'Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenRon Johnson signals some GOP senators concerned about his Obama-era probes On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate - Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause - Trump uses racist tropes to pitch fair housing repeal to 'suburban housewife' Biden...

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Howard Kurtz: Kamala Harris 'getting walk on water coverage' by media after VP pickFox News's Howard Kurtz accused the media of giving Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisCandidates on Biden's VP list were asked what they thought Trump would nickname them as part of process: report Bass on filling Harris's Senate spot: 'I'll keep all my options open' Election security advocates see strong ally in Harris MORE "walk on water...

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How an extraordinary election season affects Trump's reelection chancesUsually, in presidential election years of the past, August marks a new phase in election season.

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Kushner says he met with Kanye West for 'general discussion' about policyWhite House senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerThe Hill's Campaign Report: Biden, Harris make first public appearance as running mates Kanye West meets with Jared Kushner amid White House bid: report Federal government pauses Kodak loan pending probes MORE confirmed Thursday that he met with Kanye WestKanye Omari WestThe Hill's...

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Today's Rental was chosen for the chair in the kitchenThis rental is 6th and Florida Ave, NW. The Craigslist ad says: "$1,980 / 1br - 800ft2 - One bedroom and Den / Shaw."

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Biden on Trump opposing Postal Service funding: 'He doesn't want an election'Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenRon Johnson signals some GOP senators concerned about his Obama-era probes On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate - Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause - Trump uses racist tropes to pitch fair housing repeal to 'suburban...

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National security adviser says Trump 'should be a front-runner for the Nobel Peace Prize'White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien on Thursday called for President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Bob Woodward book will include details of 25 personal letters between Trump and Kim Jong Un On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate - Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause -...

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Biden and Harris seen as more moderate than Trump and Pence: pollAmerican voters view the Democratic ticket of former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris as more moderate than the GOP ticket of President Trump and Vice President Pence, a new Morning Consult poll finds.

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"The stolen dog can be seen in the photo. The dog is described as an 8 year old Yorkie mix that goes by the name Lyric."From MPD: "Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Fourth District seek the public's assistance in identifying a vehicle of interest in reference to a Theft From Auto offense that occurred on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in the 6500 block of Georgia Avenue, Northwest."

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Pelosi: COVID talks will resume when GOP offers $2TSpeaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that the high-stakes talks between the White House and Democrats on coronavirus relief will resume only when Republicans come to the table with at least $2 trillion.

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Negotiators 'miles apart' on Covid funding, with little hope for deal until SeptemberAsked when she would next be meeting with Republicans, Speaker Nancy Pelosi told reporters on Thursday: "I dont know."

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Austin City Council approves $150M in cuts to police departmentCity council members in Austin, Texas, approved a new budget Thursday slashing nearly $150 million from the city's police force.

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Biden, Harris to address Democratic convention from Chase Center in DelawareBoth Biden and Harris are scheduled to address the convention next Thursday. Other prominent speakers include former first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaHistory's pick: Kamala Harris joins a long list of forerunners The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - The choice: Biden-Harris vs. Trump-Pence California...

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Democrat flips GOP-held state House seat in South CarolinaA South Carolina Democrat has flipped a state House seat in a special election, stirring excitement in the party as the November general election approaches.Â.

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Oklahoma GOP candidate sues tribal leader, alleging wrongful termination for opposing mask mandateA Republican running for the state Senate in Oklahoma filed a wrongful termination lawsuit this week, alleging he was fired from his job with a Native American tribe for being a vocal opponent of a local mask mandate.

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15.5 Million Eastern Shore "Mannequin Mansion" Is Off the MarketWho bought the 36-acre estate known for its theatric mannequin displays on St. Michaels Road?

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Bloomberg to speak at Democratic conventionFormer New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will speak at the Democratic National Convention next week, two sources familiar with the decision say.

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People Are Struggling To Cope With The Physical Manifestations Of Their COVID StressTeeth-grinding, jaw-clenching, eczema stress is taking a toll on people's bodies.

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Let's Settle This: Adams Morgan Tennis Courts Edition2179 18th Street, NW. Photo by Joe Flood "Dear PoPville, I'd like to hear thoughts on the Adams Morgan tennis courts on 18th street, home of many interpretations given the lack of guidance around the line system."

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China's Confucius Institute designated as a foreign mission of BeijingThe State Department has designated China's Confucius Institute a foreign mission of Beijing, saying the center is an engine for Chinese propaganda efforts in the U.S.

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MassageLuXe ReopensMassageLuXe Spa opened in mid-February with “great momentum, ” owner Rosalyn Brown said. But exactly five weeks after the spa opened, it temporarily shut its doors.

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Police investigating likely 'swatting' after called to home of LA Black Lives Matter co-founderLos Angeles police are investigating the attempted "swatting," or making a hoax emergency call to send heavily-armed police to an address, of a local Black Lives Matter activist.

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2 Shot in Car on I-395 in DCTwo people were shot inside a car while on I-395 in D.C. near the 14th Street exit early Monday, police say.

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"I am very grateful to this woman and I wish I had a way of thanking her properly."Photo by Miki Jourdan "Dear PoPville, Tuesday evening I was playing tennis at our neighborhood court on G st. NE."

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Chefs Kevin Tien and Scott Chung Open a "Ramen-Rubbed" Barbecue Pop-Up in ArlingtonPeople have been getting creative with their pandemic downtime, whether that means baking sourdough, or in the case of chefs Kevin Tien and Scott Chung,.

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US Department of State: Designation of the Confucius Institute U.S. Center as a Foreign Mission of the PRCWashington, R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: The Trump Administration has made it a priority to seek fair and reciprocal treatment from the People’s Republic of China. For more than four decades, Beijing has enjoyed free and open access to U.S. society, while denying that same access...

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Supreme Court deals blow to GOP in dispute over RI absentee ballotsThe Supreme Court on Thursday denied the Republican Party's request that it reinstate witness requirements for absentee ballots in Rhode Island after the state agreed to waive the restrictions in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

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US Department of State: Historic Day for Peace in the Middle EastWashington, R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: Today is an historic day and a significant step forward for peace in the Middle East. After vigorous diplomatic outreach, President Trump, along with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Emirati Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed, signed...

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11 Virtual And IRL Things To Do In D.C. This WeekendVirtually go to a county fair, dye your clothes indigo, and more.

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The U.S. Department of State and University of Pennsylvania Strengthen Cultural Protection with Memorandum of UnderstandingWashington, DCÂ. The US Department of State released the following statement: Today, Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce and Williams Director of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Dr. Julian Siggers signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a new...

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District Line Daily: Behind The MovementThe months-long D.C. protests felt leaderless at times. But the force behind them was young people, who went on to create their own movements alongside more established groups like Black Lives Matter D.C. and BYP100 D.C. These leaders were not about centering themselves, but rather the collective.

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"Limited menu with a Meatloaf dinner special while supplies last! "501 East Capitol Street, SE via Jimmy T's The good word from Jimmy T's Place this morning: "Hey all!"

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Help Mutual Aid Get School Tech to StudentsSo far, donors have helped Ward 6 Mutual Aid hub Serve Your City DC raise enough money to provide 86 backpacks to students who wouldn’t otherwise be able to participate in online learning t.

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Secretary Pompeo Travels to Slovenia for a Consultation with Valued Ally and PartnerWashington, DC  The US Department of State released the following statement: “Slovenia and the United States share a fundamental commitment to democracy, a market economy, and to human rights. I am pleased to see our bilateral relationship growing stronger and stronger through increasing defense, security, trade, investment, and...

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How the Political Class Underestimated Joe BidenI said that Biden and Sanders were in the best positions because they had the best name recognition and "they are popular with Democrats all along the ideological spectrum, and this seems to confound and perplex political analysts and activists alike." I also pointed out that columnists who were dismissing their chances were taking "no account...

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Joint Statement on United States a€“ Slovenia Joint Declaration on 5G SecurityWashington, DC  The US Department of State released the following statement: The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of Slovenia on August 13, 2020.

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Speaker Pelosi holds a Press Conference in Washington, DCSpeaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on Thursday, August 13, 2020.

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"I guess thata€™s it for good&"5310 Western Ave, NW Thanks to Emily for sending: "Le Pain Quotidien in Friendship Heights hasn't been open since the pandemic started, and I guess that's it for good..." And thanks to Renee for passing on more bleak news in Friendship Heights from the Washington Business Journal, "Mazza Galle"

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US Department of State: The Conviction of Eight Members of the Hien Phap Group in VietnamWashington, DC  Press Statement By Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson The U.S. government is deeply concerned about the Vietnam’s conviction and sentencing of eight members of the Hien Phap civil society organization in Vietnam to more than 40 years in prison.

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Khanna says he'll vote against Democratic Party platformRep. Ro KhannaRohit. KhannaCalifornia Democrats back Yang after he expresses disappointment over initial DNC lineup Congress must enact a plan to keep government workers safe Sanders supporters launch six-figure ad campaign explaining why they're voting for Biden MORE has announced that he will vote against the Democratic Party’s platform...

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US Department of State: Under Secretary Hale's Travel to Lebanon and CyprusWashington, DC  The US Department of State released the following statement: Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale will travel to Lebanon August 13-15.

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Ocasio-Cortez challenges Trump to release college transcriptRep. Alexandria. 2nd grade teacher tells her 'you've got this' ahead of DNC speech New poll shows Markey with wide lead over Kennedy in Massachusetts Ocasio-Cortez celebrates 'squad' primary victories: 'The people triumphed' MORE on Thursday responded to President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Bob Woodward book will include details of 25 personal...

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"More Metro: Most rail and bus service returns to pre-pandemic levels in largest ramp-up in agencya€™s history"Photo by Maher Farrukh From WMATA: "More trains, more stations, more buses, more hours."

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NCAA head doctor calls state of pandemic 'exceptionally disappointing'The NCAA's chief medical officer is expressing his disappointment with the situation that college athletics finds itself in due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump says UAE to open relations with Israel, halting West Bank annexationPresident Trump on Thursday announced the U.S. is helping to support the full normalization of ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, a breakthrough in relations in the Middle East and part of the administration's efforts to shore up support against Iran.

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Trump says no Post Office funding means Democrats 'can't have universal mail-in voting'President Trump on Thursday suggested that he was unwilling to make a deal with Democrats that included funding for the Postal Service because it would prevent universal mail-in voting during the election this year.

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DC Ends Last Of Its Contracts With Motels For Emergency ShelterThe Days Inn is the last remaining motel the District has been using as an emergency shelter.

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"Announcements when Fire stations are closed for covid testing"Photo by Erin "Dear PoPville, Wondering if anyone else has experienced this issue - yesterday I went to two covid test stations in NW and they were both closed; paper signs on the door."

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Biden campaign accuses Trump of 'sabotaging' post officePresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign on Thursday ripped President Trump's opposition to funding for the U.S. Postal Service, calling it "an assault on our democracy."

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Review: Not If I Save You First by Ally CarterMaddies childhood was perfect. As the daughter a U.S. Secret Service Agent, Maddie spent a lot of time at the White House.

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Families Say DC Broke Rules In Releasing Body Camera FootageD.C. says it aims to prevent further trauma to the families of people killed by police, but a recent release of body-worn camera footage came as a shock to the uncle of one man, who says he had to pull over and scream "until my lungs got raw."

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The Park View Cafe That Used to Be Colony Club Has Changed Its Name to DoublesA table tennis-themed double entendre replaces a name that made some staff members and regulars uncomfortable.

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Trump hurls insults at Harris, Ocasio-Cortez and other womenPresident TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Bob Woodward book will include details of 25 personal letters between Trump and Kim Jong Un On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate - Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause - Trump uses racist tropes to pitch fair housing repeal to 'suburban housewife'...

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August 12 Coronavirus Data Posted: 13,024Explore data here Ed. Note: Yesterday there were 12,959 total positives. From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Wednesday, August 12, 2020 includes 65 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 13,024."

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Mailer To DC Voters Prompts Widespread ConfusionConfusing design and incorrect instructions have left some D.C. voters scratching their heads over how to update their address so they ensure they get a ballot mailed to them for November's election.

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Helluva Note from Your NeighborOof - trent sends from Dupont: "Is this "hell of a way to wake up" territory, or "notes from your neighbor." Either way, pretty awful thing to do."

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Breakfast links: See 9 places in DC reenvisioned with the pandemic in mindPlanners, designers offer a revamped look at 9 spaces in DC. Alexandria renters push for eviction moratorium extension.

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Maryland Measures Test Positivity Differently Than Johns Hopkins"Our team has had multiple conversations with the Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Team... and they've actually stated to us that our methodology is not wrong, it is different," said deputy health secretary Jinlene Chan.

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Inside the Mind of the MAGA Bomber, the Trump Superfan Who Tried to Wreak Havoc on the Last National ElectionCesar Sayoc sent mail bombs to Donald Trump's Democratic enemies. His story is a cautionary tale about right-wing fanaticism.

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"Dunkina€™s Signature Pumpkin Spice Latte and Fall Menu Arrive August 19"From a press release: "As people begin to crave the comfort and coziness of autumn, Dunkin' is bringing America the familiar and favorite flavors of the season by making its much-anticipated fall lineup available earlier than ever before."

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No, Trump Hasn't Done More for Blacks Than Any President Since LincolnIn fact, African Americans have seen smaller economic gains than under his predecessors.

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Morning Roundup: Pandemic-Related Court Backlogs Have Left Local Domestic Violence Survivors Without JusticePlus, meet the young organizers behind D.C.'s racial justice movement, local lawmakers grill public health officials on their pandemic response, and more news.

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Former DC Overflow Shelter Resident Presumed Dead In HomicideWashington DC, DC - Olga Ooro, a 34-year-old DC resident was reported missing on July 19.

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Some DC Libraries ReopenSome DC Libraries Reopen - Washington DC, DC - The D.C. Public Library system reopened with some restrictions on July 22 as part of Phase Two of the District's reopening plan.

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"Brazilian street food place" coming to Adams Morgan will be called Copacabana2434 18th Street, NW Last week we learned that the old Taste of Seoul space was becoming a "Brazilian street food place".

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District Line Daily: "My Child's Life Is Just Gone"Washington DC, DC - A 17-year-old is dead and 21 were injured in a shooting at neighborhood cookout.

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Regulars, Staffers, and Family Bid Goodbye to Post Pub"Are you here for the Post Pub party? " a woman who looks almost exactly like Post Pub bartender and manager Kathy Caparatto asks me.

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A Quaint Micro-Wedding at the Carlyle House in AlexandriaFor those planning an elopement or micro-wedding, Michelle and Jeff's private ceremony at the Carlyle House in Alexandria is filled with swoon-worthy.

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The Vet as Problem SolverOver the past 17 years, whenever I travel or otherwise find myself out and about, people often ask, “What’s your job?

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Washington Football Team To Play 2020 Home Games Without FansStarting with its Sept. 13 season opener versus the Philadelphia Eagles, the Washington Football Team will play its 2020 season home games at FedExField without spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ashburn-based team announced Wednesday.

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Two Va. Companies Included In $165.1M Army, Navy ContractTwo Virginia-based companies were awarded parts of a $165.1 million contract to provide program management and technical services for the U.S. Army and Navy's assault craft, submarines and surface ships.

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Five Things for Today: August 13, 2020A rainy day activity: Kids can explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art from home with #MetKids.

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Kamala Harris and top Dems float college athlete pay as virus ragesA "College Athletes Bill of Rights" would give student-athletes a cut of the revenue made on college sports.

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Random Reader Rant and/or RevelPhoto by Robert Lintott 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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How Racists Will Try To Smear Kamala HarrisTrumpists are saying she had an ancestor who owned slaves. If true, it doesn't prove what they think it does.

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9 Iconic DC Spaces, Completely Reimagined for Social Distancing and The Covid AgeRenderings and sketches of how Washington architects, planners, and designers would redesign some of our favorite public gathering places.

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Behind the MovementMeet six young leaders organizing to fight systemic racism and support those in need.

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The Unseen Pandemic: Domestic ViolenceAs the number of cases increases, court backlogs have made it difficult for some survivors to seek justice.

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Police Reform Law Upsets Families of Victims of Police Violence and Cop UnionThe police union calls the law reactionary, and released footage leaves families re-traumatized and with unanswered questions.

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Architecture, in Abstract: A QuizCan you identify the cities where these abstract architectural photographs were taken?

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An aid sets-up a chart before a Speaker Pelosi Press Conference in Washington, DCAstronauts make round trip to space station from U.S. soil.

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Stormy weather continues Thursday for DC areaStorms battered the D.C. region Wednesday leading to flooding and road damages in some areas.

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Horvat scores twice, Canucks beat Blues 5-2 in series openerEDMONTON, Alberta — Bo Horvat scored twice and the Vancouver Canucks beat the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Wednesday in the opening game of their best-of-seven&.

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Lives Lost: Woman who performed Shakespeare on the streetNEW HAVEN, Conn. — She had all the makings of a rising star, someone who wrote, directed and acted in her own plays in her 20s and attended one of the country's top drama schools around the same time as Meryl Streep and Sigourney Weaver.

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US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of HormuzDUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S., a U.S. military official said Thursday.

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Abandoned by state after explosion, Lebanese help each otherBEIRUT — In the southern Lebanese town of Haris, a newlywed couple is living in one of Safy Faqeeh's apartments for free.

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Washington, DC transit system faces massive budget shortfall as it resumes near pre-pandemic service levelsThe Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is currently losing $2.5 million in revenue each weekday because of a 90 percent drop in ridership on its bus and rail lines.

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Asia Today: Australia outbreak slows, New Zealand cases growSYDNEY — The coronavirus outbreak centered in Australias second-largest city showed a decline in new infections Thursday, though the states leader urged continued vigilance.

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Players kneeling for anthem met with boos before MLS gameThere was a smattering of boos when players from FC Dallas and Nashville SC collectively took a knee during the national anthem before their MLS game on Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas.

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Bruins beat Hurricanes 4-3 in 2 OT in game delayed 15 hoursTORONTO — Patrice Bergeron scored early in the second ovetime and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Wednesday in Game 1 of their first-round series that was postponed 15 hours to a rare late-morning start.

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Israel strikes Gaza militant sites after incendiary balloonsGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Israeli military said it struck Hamas militant sites in the Gaza Strip early Thursday in response to continued launches of explosives-laden balloons from the Palestinian territory into Israel.

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Dietrich debuts as Rangers rally in 8th for 7-4 win over M'sARLINGTON, Texas — Todd Frazier scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch in the eighth inning, Willie Calhoun then hit a two-run single and the Texas Rangers overcame an early four-run deficit&.

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Man Fatally Stabbed Inside DC ApartmentA man died after he was stabbed several times at an apartment in Northwest D.C., police say.

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Deputy Chief Accountant Marc Panucci to Leave SECWashington DC. The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Marc Panucci, Deputy Chief Accountant, plans to leave the agency later this month.

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State Police Arrest Three Milwaukee Protesters Marching To Washington, DCPIERCETON, Ind.  Three members of a group in its ninth day of marching from Milwaukee to Washington, D.C., for the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech were arrested on a rural.

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Kamala Harris's record, from San Francisco to Washington, D.C.On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced that California Sen. Kamala Harris would be his pick for vice president.

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McCarthy faces QAnon squeezeOne Republican called QAnon, which Marjorie Taylor Greene has embraced, the equivalent of "mental gonorrhea."

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Where Kamala Harris Calls HomeThe California senator and VP nominee owns property in L.A.'s Brentwood neighborhood, as well as San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

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The Future Reset: Global Food Systems with Pierre FerrariHeifer International president and CEO Pierre Ferrari joined The Post to discuss how we can create more resilient food systems.

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The Future Reset: Global Food Systems with Ertharin Cousin and Ricardo SalvadorErtharin Cousin, former executive director of the World Food Programme, and Ricardo Salvador, director of the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, join The Post to discuss how we can create more resilient food systems.

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Biden, Harris tear into Trump in first joint appearancePresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris appeared for the first time as running mates at an event in Delaware on Wednesday, where they vowed to defeat President Trump, lead the nation out of the coronavirus and economic crises, and repair the racial divisions that have roiled the country.

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New poll shows Markey with wide lead over Kennedy in MassachusettsSen. Ed Markey leads primary challenger Rep. Joe Kennedy III by double digits...

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Reward raised to $75K in Southeast DC shooting death of 17-year-oldTwo federal agencies have contributed to the reward fund for information in the shooting death of a 17-year-old at an outdoor gathering Sunday in D.C.

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Trump campaign spox rips GOP congressman over rejection of QAnon conspiracyA campaign spokesperson for President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district MORE took aim at a GOP congressman on Wednesday after the lawmaker dismissed...

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9-Year-Old Boy Missing From Maryland Since Aug. 4A 9-year-old boy has been missing from Clinton, Maryland, for more than a week and police are asking members of the public for help finding him.

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Biden says campaign set a single-day fundraising record after announcing VP choicePresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenNAACP seeks to boost Black voter turnout in six states Biden touts Trump saying Harris would be 'fine choice' for VP pick Kamala Harris: The conventional pick all along MORE said Wednesday his campaign set a single-day record for fundraising after he announced Sen.

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Biden hits back after Trump's attacks on HarrisPresumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday shot Trump complained mate, Sen. Kamala Harris , was "nasty" to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

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Trump and allies grapple with how to target HarrisPresident TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district MORE and his campaign team are grasping for the most effective strategy to target Sen.

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Newsom says he has already received a number of pitches for Harris's open Senate seatCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday said he has already received a number of pitches and nb...

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Leaders from Washington DC Discuss Resources for Sanford RedevelopmentIn May, downtown Sanford was devastated by historical floods after two dams broke. Now, leaders from Washington DC are touring the damage left behind to help those devastated by the floods.

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Alexandria Renters Visit State Senator's Home To Push For Longer Eviction MoratoriumThe residents all live in Southern Towers, an apartment complex where hundreds of tenants have been on a rent strike since April.

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Green Party candidates, voters sue to be on ballot in MontanaThe federal lawsuit came after a state judge ruled Friday that Green Party candidates would not appear on the ballot after the state Democratic Party filed a lawsuit arguing that hundreds of people who signed wished to take back their signatures but were not allowed to.Â.

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Standoff over Covid relief could drag into SeptemberAmong the key outstanding issues is the overall price tag for the next coronavirus relief package.

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FBI Investigates Shooting Of Military Helicopter In Northern VirginiaThe helicopter was flying over Middleburg on Monday when it was struck by a bullet from the ground.

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Great Garden Haul Vol. 17Thanks to Johnny for sending this Crazy Cucumber haul from Chevy Chase DC "We had too many cucumbers in the garden this week, so we decided to pickle them." Please send your hauls to and let me know what neighborhood it was grown in.

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A Brooklyn Brewery Famous for Its IPAs Kickstarts Production in Ivy City Next MonthOther Half Brewing's modern 22,000-square-foot facility also houses lots of outdoor drinking areas.

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Kamala Harris Knows Her Wine"She can talk about differences between California oak and French oak," says Cork Wine Bar's owner.

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Washington DC Metropolitan Police Offered Additional Reward  Homicide of Christopher BrownWashington, DCÂ. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday, August 9, 2020, in the 3300 block of Dubois Place, Southeast.

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Dozens of radio stations to pause programming to honor Breonna TaylorDozens of radio stations across the country on Thursday will pause their normal programming to mark five months since the death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman who was fatally shot by Louisville, Ky., police officers in her apartment.

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internet question"Photo by PoPville flickr user Rich Renomeron "Dear PoPville, We live in a condo in an old row house."

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Washington, D.C. sued for more info on BLM muralWASHINGTON — The District of Columbia is facing a lawsuit from the conservative legal group, Judicial Watch, for not providing records about the now-famous Black Lives Matter mural painted on the street outside of the White House.

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Ohio rules out extra ballot drop boxes for November electionOhio Secretary of State Frank LaRose announced Wednesday that the state is barring county boards of elections from offering more than one drop box for completed absentee ballots this November.

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"Taqueria Nacional is opening back up for first time of the pandemic."1409 T Street, NW Photo by Eli Yokley Thanks to Eli for sharing the good news: "Big news on 14th and T in DC: this great taco shop Taqueria Nacional is opening back up for first time of the pandemic."

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Ocasio-Cortez celebrates 'squad' primary victories: 'The people triumphed'Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday hailed decisive primary victories by members of the "squad," a group of freshman progressive congresswomen.

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Father-and-son doctors die from coronavirus within weeks of one another: reportA Florida father and son died from the coronavirus within five weeks of each other, The Miami Herald reported.

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Colson Whitehead, Madeleine Albright, and More Authors Will Participate in the National Book Festival's TV SpecialOn TV, Albright will chat about her recent memoir, Meacham will speak on the late representative John Lewis, and Jason Reynolds will dig into his and Ibram X. Kendi's anti-racism book for kids.

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MD Official Andrew Kleine Resigns Following Ethics CitationKleine has been fined $5,000 for ethics violations.

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Democrats say White House isn't budging in coronavirus relief stalemateSpeaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer said Wednesday that the White House isn't "budging" in the stalemated coronavirus relief negotiations, the latest sign that a deal is not on the horizon.

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"kayak rentals? "View this post on Instagram Summer scene : @horticultureguy #dc #river #boats #color #joy #streetphotography #summer #scene #districtofcolumbia #washingtondc A post shared by PoPville on Aug 10, 2020 at 5:28am PDT "Dear PoPville, I live in DC but am planning to go kayak"

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Several local newspapers lose newsrooms in Tribune Publishing cutsSeveral local newsrooms owned by Tribune Publishing, including the New York Daily News's Manhattan headquarters, will be permanently shuttered, the company announced Wednesday, citing economic concerns brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mayor calls Chicago looting 'a planned attack'Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot  says that the looting and violence that hit the city's downtown late Sunday and early Monday following a police shooting were not the unplanned actions of angry protesters but rather an organized assault.

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Susan Rice: Kamala Harris a 'tremendous running mate' for BidenFormer national security adviser Susan Rice praised presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenNAACP seeks to boost Black voter turnout in six states Biden touts Trump saying Harris would be 'fine choice' for VP pick Kamala Harris: The conventional pick all along MORE’s selection of Sen.

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Indiana State Police arrests 3 Milwaukee protesters on road to Washington, DCAll three were preliminarily charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction of traffic, and taken to the Kosciusko County Jail in Warsaw.

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This Year's National Book Festival Is Going Virtual. Here's How To Watch ItThe annual festival will feature more than 100 different authors and artists in virtual events Sept.

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Willie Brown now pleased Harris accepted Biden offer after advising against itFormer San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown said Wednesday that he is now "very pleased" that Sen.

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"Swampoodle Park GateAfter tweeting earlier, DC Department of General Services replied "Thanks for the tag, we have forwarded this concern to our Facilities team to address." to which OP replied: "We have been told this repeatedly for over 9 months since we first attempted to report the issue."

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Rhode Island pushes back school openings by two weeksRhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo said she will be delaying the reopening of schools by a couple of weeks as plans are made to accommodate for the coronavirus pandemic.

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Best Weekend Escapes From Washington, D.C.From the lush Virginia countryside to relaxing vibes along the Chesapeake Bay, there’s something for everyone near the District — whether you’re looking to get away with family, a significant other, or a group of friends.

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Conway: Harris is going to have to answer for marijuana prosecutions in CaliforniaWhite House counselor Kellyanne Conway went after Sen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday, saying the Democratic vice presidential pick would have to answer for her prosecutorial record.

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Our Food Critic's Top Picks for DC Summer Restaurant Week 202010 great places to check out for dine-in and carryout deals.

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Big 12 announces plans to play football in the fallThe Big 12 Conference on Wednesday announced that it will proceed with sports in the fall despite the coronavirus pandemic that prompted other major collegiate conferences like the Big Ten and Pac-12 to call off their respective sports season.

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The Garden Miracles that Bring Us PeaceOur own various philosophies and faith traditions provide sustenance during these troubled times. But in the deep recesses of our hearts and minds we tremble with the awareness that nature’s justice will not sleep forever.

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The Biden-Harris Ticket Is the Antithesis of TrumpismReplacing Obama is not enough—Trump has made the negation of Obama’s legacy the foundation of his own and Trump truly is something new—the first president whose entire political existence hinges on the fact of a black president.

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The Small, Black-Owned Record Label That Made a Big Impact in 1970s D.C.A new compilation of music released on Black Fire Records is a vital link between jazz and go-go, the city's official genre.

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Mindgrub Named to Inc. 5000 List for 8th Consecutive YearMagazine announced its annual Inc. 5000 list today, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

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Today's Rental was chosen for the, uh, patioThis rental is located at 1307 Clifton Street, NW. The Craigslist ad says: "$2,750 / 2br - 819ft2 - LUXURY 2BR/1BA CONDO IN D.C. CLOSE TO U STREET METRO AVAILABLE TODAY!"

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Fiorina: Biden picking Harris for VP 'a smart choice'Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, a onetime GOP presidential candidate, said Wednesday that Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisNAACP seeks to boost Black voter turnout in six states Biden touts Trump saying Harris would be 'fine choice' for VP pick Kamala Harris: The conventional pick all along MORE was “a smart choice” for...

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Coronavirus in DC, Maryland, Virginia: What to Know on Aug. 12The Washington Football Team announced Wednesday they will play home games without fans during the 2020 season.

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Your Guide to Outdoor and Drive-In Movie Theaters Around DCWatch movies and eat popcorn from the comfort of your car.

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Zoom Is Motivating People to Get New Sorts of Plastic SurgeryYou're likely already well acquainted with an unforgiving element of our new reality—the Zoom call.

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17-year-old Chili's hostess attacked by diners for enforcing social distancingA teenage Chili's hostess in Louisiana is reportedly recovering from injuries after being attacked by dining guests for enforcing social distancing policies at the restaurant.

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"DDOT Sets August 17 Start for Car Free Lanes Construction on 7th Street NW and M Street SE"The work is part of a year-long project to improve bus performance and safety throughout the District.

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House Oversight chair introduces bill to freeze Postal Service changes amid coronavirus pandemicHouse Oversight and Reform Carolyn Maloney on Wednesday introduced legislation that would block the U.S. Postal Service from implementing a series of changes amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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New Initiative To Legalize Marijuana Sales Filed In D.C.Activists recently filed a new proposed ballot initiative to legalize marijuana sales in Washington, D.C. The measure—titled the New Modern Day Cannabis Justice Reform Act—would end prosecutions of cannabis cultivation, sales and consumption.

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Homesnap Named To The 2020 Inc. 5000 List Of Fastest-Growing Private CompaniesHomesnap, the leading provider of technology solutions to the real estate industry, today announced that it has ranked No.

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Washington Football Team To Play In Empty Home StadiumAnyone who might have thought about attending a game at FedExField will have to watch at home instead, because of covid-19.

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Chris Wallace: Kamala Harris 'not far to the left despite what Republicans are gonna try to say'"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace on Wednesday said Sen. Kamala Harris is "a reasonably safe choice" for Democrats, adding that the presumptive vice presidential nominee isn't very far to the left on the political spectrum.

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US Department of State: Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador Nathan A. Sales Travels to QatarWashington, DCÂ. The US Department of State released the following statement: Coordinator for Counterterrorism Ambassador Nathan A. Sales travels to Doha, Qatar August 12 to thank that nation for its commitment to combating global terrorism and its dedication to a robust partnership with the United States on counterterrorism and security.

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"how often should asymptomatic folks should get tested? ""Dear PoPville, Are there any local epidemiologists that can answer the question of whether or not / how often asymptomatic folks should get tested?"

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Atlanta-area DA in Rayshard Brooks case ousted in runoffThe Atlanta district attorney who handled the case of the police killing of Rayshard Brooks was defeated in a runoff Tuesday after serving as Fulton County’s top prosecutor for 23 years.

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Ron Johnson says committee Republicans blocking Comey, Brennan subpoenas"We had a number of my committee members that were highly concerned about how this looks politically," he says.

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DHS to End Use of the Days Inn Motel on New York Ave. NE for Emergency ShelterThere are currently 87 families living at the Days Inn, per a spokesperson for DHS, which oversees the homeless services system in D.C. Of those, 14 have already been approved for an apartment through the city’s rapid rehousing program, and after a needs assessment may qualify for more long-term housing subsidies, the spokesperson says.Â.

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Kanye West meets with Jared Kushner amid White House bid: reportThe president's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerFederal government pauses Kodak loan pending probes Beirut blast raises urgent questions about America's leadership in the world Lincoln Project ad dubs Jared Kushner the 'Secretary of Failure' MORE met recently with hip hop artist Kanye WestKanye Omari West Illinois...

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Please Enjoy These TikToks of MansionsA DC-based realtor's account features Mike Tyson's former Bethesda estate, on which he once lost a white tiger.

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GOP lawmaker: 'Pretty cool' Harris has a shot at being the 'most powerful person in the world'Rep. Tim BurchettTimothy. Floyd BurchettCongress should encourage businesses, schools to reopen safely with liability protections Tennessee lawmaker tweets cellphone number, offers to talk to anyone 'overwhelmed' by pandemic House Republican: Tariffs are 'only way' to change US-China relationship MORE on Wednesday acknowledged the historical...

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Nine Black-Owned D.C. Restaurants Band Together for a Prize-Filled SweepstakesI wanted to come up with a fun way to unite the community with Black-owned restaurants that continue to struggle through this pandemic, ” says HalfSmoke sales and events manager Julie AndrÃ, in a statement.

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Other Half Brewing Set To Open Brewery and Taproom in Washington D.C.Brooklyn, NY) – Other Half Brewing co-founders Andrew Burman, Matt Monahan and Sam Richardson are thrilled to announce the October 2020 opening of the brewery’s Ivy City taproom and production facility at 1401 Okie Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002, in the former Pappas Tomato Factory building.

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Pelosi says COVID-19 aid can't wait until September: 'People will die'Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she hopes negotiations over a coronavirus relief package don't drag on into next month, warning that kind of delay means "people will die."

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Kamala Harris as Vice President Shows What Democrats Truly Care About, Their DonorsThe pick is in. The 2020 Democratic veepstakes are over. After weeks of speculation Democratic nominee Joe Biden finally made the pick many have been predicting, former California Att...

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The Hill's 12:30 Report: Biden, Harris's first day as running matesThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Biden, Harris’s first day as running mates -  About to deliver first remarks -  How Biden decided on Harris -  Sights and sounds from the announcement -  Throwback to Harris’s 2012 convention speech - Obama: ‘ Biden nailed this decision - Trump: ‘She was my No.

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"Other Half Brewing opening Ivy City taproom and production facility October 2020 in the former Pappas Tomato Factory building."Via google maps From a press release: "Other Half Brewing co-founders Andrew Burman, Matt Monahan and Sam Richardson are thrilled to announce the October 2020 opening of the brewery's Ivy City taproom and production facility at 1401 Okie Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002, in the former Pappas Tom"

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Farmville ICE Detention Center With COVID Must Cease TransfersThe ruling follows a lawsuit filed against ICE on behalf of four Farmville detainees.

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NH issues mask mandate ahead of motorcycle rally: 'Sturgis was a real clear warning'New Hampshire Gov. Chris SununuChris SununuNew Hampshire governor rules woman can keep 'PB4WEGO' vanity license plate despite state's recall MORE has issued a mask mandate ahead of a large motorcycle rally later this month in the state.

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Zoom class interrupted when student's mother fatally shotA remote-learning class in Florida was interrupted Tuesday when the mother of an elementary student was shot and killed during an online Zoom session, police said.

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Heres why walk-up windows are good urbanismA macaron shop looking to open in a small space in Georgetown is proposing to sell their sweets from an open window facing the sidewalk, rather than from an interior register.

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Bookstore Operator Denies Raiding Little Free Libraries for StockA Nextdoor site dedicated to Del Ray in Alexandria has been roiled by allegations that the operator of a nonprofit used bookstore slated to open next week in Alexandria was visiting Little Free Libraries to obtain stock for his shop. "I saw in your earlier post that you stuff books you can't sell in Little Free Libraries," a neighborhood...

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Washington DC Metropolitan Police Arrest Rashad Johnson in Homicide of Senquea WhitleyWashington, DC  Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in reference to a homicide that occurred on Monday, July 13, 2020, in the 3900 block of Clay Place, Northeast.

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Washington DC Metropolitan Police Sought Suspects and Vehicle of Interest in a BurglaryWashington, DC  Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department's Second District seek the public’s assistance in identifying suspects and a vehicle of interest in reference to a Burglary Two offense that occurred on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, in the 5300 block of Wisconsin Avenue, Northwest.

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Washington DC Metropolitan Police Sought Suspects in Weapon OffenseWashington, DC  Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Third District seek the public’s assistance in locating suspects in reference to an Assault with a Dangerous Weapon offense that occurred on Saturday, July 18, 2020, in the 1500 block of 5th Street, Northwest.

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Real Estate Fresh Finds: August 12Real 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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Washington NFL team says there will be no fans in stands at home gamesWashington's NFL team announced Wednesday that the organization has decided not to have fans in the stands during home games for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with owner Dan Snyder noting the decision will be reevaluated should conditions improve.

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Check Out These Cool Aerial Drone Photos of a Drive-In Movie TheaterA bird's eye view of a summer night watching Jaws and Jurassic Park at Bengies Drive-in Theatre in Middle River, Maryland.

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Meanwhile at North Cap and MichiganJulie asks: "anyone know why north cap is blocked going north from Florida? It's messing up traffic." DC Fire and EMS reported at 10:30am: "Crash with vehicle overturned Michigan Ave and N."

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District Line Daily: #WeAreDCD.C. statehood advocates weren't going to let Tom Cotton's racist, partisan comments go. Instead, they used his remarks against our city to inspire a new campaign called #WeAreDC that launches Wednesday and seeks to elevate the voices of Washingtonians.

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Georgia Republicans To Send a Tax Cheat and a QAnon Supporter to CongressAfter GOP runoff primaries Tuesday, two newcomers are almost assured a November victory.

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CNN's Gupta announces his kids won't go back to school: 'Infection rates will increase'CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta announced Wednesday that his children will not be going back to the school in the fall, with the father of three teen and preteen girls saying while kids are "far less likely to get sick from Covid-19" they "can become infected and they can spread it quickly."

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Hank's Oyster Bar Owner's Newly-Revamped Italian Outpost in Alexandria Opens This WeekChef Chris Edwards is leading the kitchen at Hank and Mitzi's Italian Kitchen, instead of previously announced chef Will Artley.

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NJ governor reverses course, will allow schools to open remotely: reportNew Jersey Gov. Phill Murphy is reversing course and allowing schools to operate completely remotely during the coronavirus pandemic if they choose to, after insisting on in-person classes for months, according to CBS News.

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FiveThirtyEight: Biden has a 71 percent chance of winning the White HouseA new election model released by FiveThirtyEight gives presumptive Democratic nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenNAACP seeks to boost Black voter turnout in six states Biden touts Trump saying Harris would be 'fine choice' for VP pick Kamala Harris: The conventional pick all along MORE a 71 percent chance of winning the White House, compared to 29...

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Former Housing Authority Lawyer Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Over Allegedly Counterfeit MasksChelsea Andrews claims DCHA Executive Director Tyrone Garrett had her fired after she questioned the procurement and authenticity of KN95 masks.

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"I was so touched by the immediate kindness and generosity of strangers in my time of need."Photo by Joanna Hiatt Kim "Dear PoPville, Yesterday I took a spill on my bike while riding on H street and was really scared and in pain."

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Trump rips Bill Maher as 'exhausted, gaunt and weak'President Trump called comedian Bill Maher "exhausted, gaunt, and weak" after the host of HBO's "Real Time" delivered a mock eulogy on his show Friday night.

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Why privatization has become the public housing solution du jourHere is how the public sector shifted responsibility for offering "a decent home and a suitable living environment" for low-income families back to the private sector.

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Two Alabama schools go online after employee tests positive days before in-person classes startTwo Alabama schools will begin the school year with online courses after an employee connected to both schools tested positive for COVID-19 days before in-person instruction was set to start on Wednesday.

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Inside the store: Safeway's Capitol Hill location in Washington, DCThe grocer's first new store in the city since 2014, which opened Wednesday morning, features a walk-in wine cellar, specialty popcorn shop, raw oyster bar and 200 types of cheese.

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Tucker Carlson responds to guest correcting pronunciation of Kamala Harris's name: 'So what? 'Fox News host Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonTucker Carlson calls Fauci a 'fraud' after tense hearing Tucker Carlson calls Obama 'one of the sleaziest and most dishonest figures' in US political history Don't count out Duckworth in Biden VP race MORE on Tuesday night lashed out at a guest who corrected his pronunciation of Sen.

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Timber Pizza Company: "Petworth and DC at large, we need your help! "809 Upshur Street, NW in 2017 From an email: "Long story short, a developer is threatening to block our only means of egress from the back of our building."

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Biden leads Trump in 5 of 6 battleground states: pollPresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is leading President Trump in five of six battleground states, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

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Admas's 'Sons of Ethiopia': How a Great Lost Album Is Finding New FansCopies were going for $400 on eBay. "We just kind of forgot about it," says one member of the band.

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The Elite Country-House Market Is Going Bonkers Amid Pandemic and RecessionDC-area second-home shoppers are bidding up second home markets in Virginia horse country, Chesapeake Bay, and Delmarva beaches.

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Trump donations to Harris attorney general campaign gain renewed attention after VP announcementThe campaign contributions were reported last year while Harris was still a contender in the Democratic primary by the Washington Examiner and Fox News. According to an affidavit obtained by those outlets, the Trumps made a $5,000 donation to Harris at the request of then-New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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August 11 Coronavirus Data Posted: 12,959Explore data here Ed. Note: Yesterday there were 12,896 total positives. From the Mayor's Office: "The District's reported data for Tuesday, August 11, 2020 includes 63 new positive coronavirus cases, bringing the District's overall positive case total to 12,959."

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Trump pitches fair housing repeal to 'suburban housewife' with racist tropesPresident TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district MORE on Wednesday claimed that his decision to scrap an Obama-era rule meant to quash racial...

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No Fans At FedEx Field This Year, Washington Football Team SaysTeam officials say they will re-evaluate the decision if the the pandemic situation improves.

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A Washington, D.C. Couple Shares How the Pandemic Complicates HomelessnessSmithsonian curator James Deutsch speaks with the Metcalfs, who have long lived on the streets.

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"The Quarry House Returns ! Thursday, August 13th with outdoor seating""We've secured sidewalk and street lanes for outdoor dining up at the Quarry House. It will be a fairly substantial cafe seating area wrapping the corner of Georgia and Bonifant, with a large portion composed of a closed off parking lane on Bonifant which will be tented and beer garden-y."

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Breakfast links: As DC schools shift to online learning, one group wants to provide students with laptopsDCPS students will need more laptops. Purple Line contractors must work for another month. OurStreets is shutting down during the pandemic economy.

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This Friday: Chat With Food Critic Ann LimpertLeave a question now for Ann, and she'll get to as many as she can Friday morning.

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"something doesna€™t seem right here&"Jared writes: "Hey PoPville, something doesn't seem right here...How does DC Board of Elections know the address that the person doesn't live at if it's not on the side with the return postage?"

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Shaw Cocktail Bar Morris Debuts Food Under the Lead of a Cirque du Soleil ChefChef Mark Federman brings well-dressed charcuterie boards and weekend ceviche to Shaw.

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Morning Roundup: Maryland GOP Congressional Candidate Hosts 300-Person Party With Few MasksPlus, D.C.-area housing market bounced back in July, Maryland hits lowest average daily COVID case count in weeks, and more news.

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The Pandemic Is Creating a Sandwich Craze"In one word, it could just be described as comfort& They're comforting at a time that's uncomforting," says Columbia Room beverage manager Paul Taylor, who launched sandwich pop-up Your Only Friend at the Shaw bar in April.

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Lockton Names Duffy President of Washington D.C., Northern Virginia OfficesDuffy is responsible for the ongoing stewardship of new and existing clients in the region.

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Today in Hawks around TownThanks to Shosh for sending from Columbia Heights. If you spot a hawk or any interesting wildlife around town, lunching or otherwise, and get a good photo please send in an email where you spotted it to and I'll add it to the queue.

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