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  • Tragedy and triumph: 2018’s most notable local news stories

    A leadership crisis at the University of Maryland and within D.C.'s Catholic Archdiocese. Record rain and another 1,000-year-flood that devastated a community. A 10-year-old's senseless slaying, and a D.C. sports team's triumph on the ice. Take a look back at some of the local news stories that dominated the headlines in 2018.

    WTOP
  • Unsettled Australia v settled India at start of World Cup year

    The attention now shifts to the main one-day event as the two teams, in vastly different positions at the start of the final run-in to the tournament, face each other in Sydney

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  • Lindsey Vonn to make her World Cup season debut after knee injury

    Lindsey Vonn, a four-time World Cup overall champion and the most successful female ski racer of all time, injured her knee in Super-G training in Colorado last November.

    Mail Online
  • Flashpoints of 2018: Julen Lopetegui sacked by Spain on eve of World Cup

    Continuing our series on controversies that defined the year, the Spain manager is fired twice in 138 days, the second time by Real Madrid The call came, a five-minute warning, and then the bombshell landed. It did so about the same time as Aeroflot flight 2501. In the long, slow queue at Sheremetyevo airport were staff from a Spanish radio station: presenters, reporters, producers, technicians, arriving in Russia to cover a World Cup they still thought Spain could win. “Julen Lopetegui’s gone...

    the Guardian