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Terry McAuliffe to give opening speech at Pocahontas Reframed Native American film festival
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:07:30 -0500

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe will deliver the opening night address at the Pocahontas Reframed Native American Storytellers Film Festival Friday evening.

The festival, part of the legacy project of Virginia's American Evolution 2019 Commemoration, includes films by American Indian filmmakers as well as narratives and documentaries about their ...


Baltimore detective Sean Suiter dies after being shot on duty
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:17:50 -0500

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore homicide detective has died a day after he was shot in the head while conducting an investigation.

Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said at a news conference Thursday that 43-year-old Sean Suiter, an 18-year veteran of the department, was pronounced dead shortly after noon.

Suiter was ...


Retool the crime-fighting toolbox
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:55:07 -0500

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Time to restock the anti-crime toolbox.

A Baltimore Police homicide detective was doing his job Wednesday night when he was shot in the head. He died Thursday afternoon.

A week earlier, a veteran, off-duty D.C. police sergeant was shot while sitting in his vehicle. He, too, died.

Coincidence? Perhaps.

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D.C. bartender hosts ‘History Happy Hour’ to teach about capital city during Prohibition
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:13:28 -0500

Mixologist Jim Hewes, who works at the Round Robin Bar at the Willard InterContinental in Northwest, will host "History Happy Hour" Thursday, in which Mr. Hewes guides visitors in discussing how the 18th Amendment, which ushered in Prohibition, affected contemporary residents of the District.

Mr. Hewes' "class" lectures on ...


Rose McGowan plans ‘not guilty’ plea on Virginia drug charge
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 15 Nov 2017 08:32:28 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actress Rose McGowan says she'll plead not guilty when she's arraigned Thursday on a drug charge outside Washington.

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority says McGowan surrendered to Airports Authority Police on Tuesday. She's charged with possession of a controlled substance.

The felony charge stems from what police ...


Police: Baltimore detective shot in head; manhunt underway
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:11:01 -0500

BALTIMORE — A homicide detective with the Baltimore police force was shot in the head Wednesday while working in a troubled area of the city grappling with high crime rates.

Outside the hospital where the gravely wounded 18-year veteran was fighting for his life, Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said a ...


Museum of the Bible to open in Washington, D.C.
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 15 Nov 2017 20:07:12 -0500

The Museum of the Bible opens Friday just south of the U.S. Capitol, full of ancient artifacts, preserved texts and state-of-the-art technology, but very little Jesus.

Organizers said they designed the 3,100-object museum for people of any faith tradition or none at all, keeping exhibits light on evangelism and heavy ...


Parents of 4-year-old with cancer can’t buy ACA plan to cover her hospital care
’Almost as bad as the disease:’ Limited insurer options means less access to providers


How to ensure a Tim Kaine victory in 2018
Who among the Republican survivors of the Tuesday Night Massacre will challenge Stewart?

At Bright Beginnings, the classroom includes more than just the children
The aim: Making sure kids are ready for school — and parents are ready for success.

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