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  • Wizards Fall to Raptors 108-98 in Game 5

    The Washington Wizards fell to the Toronto Raptors 108-98 in Game 5 Wednesday night.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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  • It’s time for these counties to reclaim their grisly history of lynching

    More than 800 counties have a chance to come to terms with America’s crimes.

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  • New Redskins player complains of traffic stop in Virginia

    The Washington Redskins' new wide receiver said it was some 'Welcome to the East Coast' when a Virginia state trooper pulled him over and asked if he was a gang member or dealt drugs. The post New Redskins player complains of traffic stop in Virginia appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Lawsuit says man spent 18 days in prisoner transport van

    McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Edward Kovari’s 18-day ordeal began Sept. 12, 2016, when some guys in a van showed up to take him from a jail in Virginia to Texas, where he was wanted on… The post Lawsuit says man spent 18 days in prisoner transport van appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Virginia Police Investigate Redskins Player's Traffic Stop

    The Washington Redskins welcomed wide receiver Paul Richardson with open arms in March, but Richardson says he didn't receive similar treatment when a Virginia State Police Officer pulled him over and allegedly...Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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  • Lawyers wrap up case blaming pork giant for ghastly smells

    The first in a series of federal suits raising accusations of nauseating hog operations in eastern North Carolina headed to a 10-member jury after attorneys summarized the evidence presented at a three-week civil trial. The post Lawyers wrap up case blaming pork giant for ghastly smells appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Senator warns bankers that Dodd-Frank relief could stall

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator who supports rolling back some of the financial rules put in place after the 2008 financial crisis warned bankers Tuesday that the legislation will stall if it comes back… The post Senator warns bankers that Dodd-Frank relief could stall appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Video shows cop shooting armed suspect as he runs away

    A white police officer in Virginia shot an armed black man suspected of burglary as he ran away from the cop, newly released police body cam footage shows. The footage shows Jeremy Durocher, a rookie cop in Portsmouth, shooting and wounding 18-year-old Deontrace Ward after police responded to a robbery call on Oct. 29. “Hey,...

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  • Everyone needs a reminder about the important things in life, and this body cam footage does just that

    In Virginia, a cop returned to a burning house after a couple was rescued upon hearing there was a dog inside. Fires can be devastating for families, and in this case, no one was harmed or injured, but their cares and home were destroyed. The couple has created a GoFundMe page in hopes of restoring their home. Read more... More about Dogs, Mashable Video, Police, Rescue, and Dog

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  • Dad of toddler found dead in suitcase now facing charges

    A Virginia man whose toddler daughter's body was found in a suitcase next to train tracks in New Jersey earlier this month is now facing charges. The post Dad of toddler found dead in suitcase now facing charges appeared first on WTOP.

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  • How not to beat a Republican in a swing district

    Be overly ideological and uber-aggressive in a state known for comity.

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  • Police body cam video shows cop shoot black suspect in back

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Newly released video from a police body camera in Virginia shows a white officer shooting a black suspect in the back as he tries to run away. The Virginian-Pilot obtained video showing rookie Portsmouth Officer Jeremy Durocher wounding Deontrace Ward, who authorities described as an armed burglary suspect. Authorities say the shooting...

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  • Stephen Curry Signs Broad Production Deal With Sony Pictures

    Sony Pictures Entertainment announced Monday that it has struck a deal with the Golden State Warriors All-Star guard to produce television, film and possibly gaming projects.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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  • Inside Nassar Gymnastics Scandal: Maroney, Karoly Speak

    USA Gymnastics tried to silence top athletes after they reported being molested by team doctor Larry Nassar and as they pushed to meet with law enforcement officials, the gymnasts and their family members...Photo Credit: NBC This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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  • Cubs Give Update on Bryant After Star Hit in Head by Pitch

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was forced to exit Sunday’s game against the Colorado Rockies after he was struck in the head by a pitch, the team said. The Cubs say that Bryant suffered a small...Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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  • Wall Takes Over, Wiz Beat Raps 106-98 to Tie Series at 2-2

    John Wall took over down the stretch after Bradley Beal fouled out, having a hand in 10 of Washington's last 14 points and finishing with 27 points and 14 assists as the No. 8 seed Wizards came back to beat the...Photo Credit: Getty Images

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  • McKayla Maroney Details 'Scariest Night' With Larry Nassar

    Larry Nassar had done "the treatment" on gymnast McKayla Maroney before, but nothing prepared her for what happened in a Tokyo hotel room in October 2011."That was the scariest night," Maroney told NBC in her...Photo Credit: NBC This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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  • Local governments nominate 'Opportunity Zones' for federal tax breaks

    See which areas in D.C., Maryland and Virginia have been nominated to received special status so investors can help develop underserved neighborhoods. The post Local governments nominate ‘Opportunity Zones’ for federal tax breaks appeared first on WTOP.

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  • White Sox Honor Pitcher Who Suffered Brain Hemorrhage With Touching Tributes

    As the Chicago White Sox take the field Saturday night against the Houston Astros, their hearts are heavy as teammate Danny Farquhar remains in an area hospital.Farquhar, who suffered a brain hemorrhage during...Photo Credit: Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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  • Results and 3 takeaways from the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond

    Kyle Busch won the Toyota Owners 500 on Saturday, his third consecutive Cup Series victory this season, but there are other implications from the race as well. Here are the … Click to Continue

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  • Parkway Classic Run to close part of GW Parkway

    Prepare for disruption if your Sunday morning plans include the George Washington Parkway between Alexandria and Mount Vernon. The post Parkway Classic Run to close part of GW Parkway appeared first on WTOP.

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  • Sox Pitcher in Critical Condition After Brain Hemorrhage

    Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar is in critical condition at a local hospital after collapsing during Friday’s game against the Houston Astros.Farquhar, who pitched the sixth inning of the game...Photo Credit: Getty Images, File

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  • Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist's Va. home

    Protesters are targeting the northern Virginia home of the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist and say the protests will continue. The post Protester faces charges for vandalism at NRA lobbyist’s Va. home appeared first on WTOP.

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  • First-grader only one to walk out of class

    She may be young, but Havana Chapman-Edwards is already a force to be reckoned with. On Friday, as students all over the country participated in the National School Walkout in support of gun control reform, Havana walked out too -- of her elementary school. The Alexandria, Virginia, first-grader...

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