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Cruz-Meadows amendment would allow parents to save for children’s education
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 11 Dec 2017 18:50:07 -0500

Well, folks. You asked the question, "How can I save for my children's education?" and Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Mark Meadows have answered.

They proposed legislation for a savings plan that would allow parents to spend their savings on Montessori schooling, a home-school network and other educational options.

As ...

Hanukkah celebrations set amid security concerns
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:11:06 -0500

The eight nights of Hanukkah begin at sundown Tuesday with public menorah lightings scheduled in the District and across the country, as Jewish groups say they have taken steps to ensure a peaceful holiday.

"There are always security concerns and Reform Jewish congregations are prepared," Amy Asin, vice president for ...

Military test flights scheduled over D.C. region early Tuesday
The NORAD exercise will include planes and a helicopter flying in the early morning hours.
D.C. police make several arrests in robberies throughout the city
Two pizza delivery men and a dog-walker were among the victims.
Shuttle bus driver charged with killing colleague at former Walter Reed says he was defending himsel
The shooting at the Northwest Washington complex followed an altercation, police said.
How has commuting in our area changed in 50 years? Lots of ways, not all good.
Every decade the Council of Governments blankets D.C. with surveys. Now’s the time.
‘He did not deserve to be murdered on the street like an animal’
2 years after man remembered as a ‘walking Bible’ was slain, his family still seeks answers
Montgomery County Council to pass resolution to protect undocumented immigrants
The legislation urges the federal government to move quickly in protecting TPS and DACA recipients.
Virginia student says he was thrown out of class for not saying the pledge
Officials say action was “unacceptable.” Teacher’s lawyer says allegations “without merit.”
Virginia’s McAuliffe takes emergency steps to curtail teacher shortage
A directive would shorten the length of time it takes for someone to become a teacher.
Firebrand E.W. Jackson jumps into GOP race for U.S. Senate in Va, attacks Corey Stewart
In Alabama campaigning for GOP nominee Roy Moore, Stewart said Jackson “must be off his meds.”
Charlottesville denies permit for event marking anniversary of supremacist rally
Organizer Jason Kessler says he will sue the city and pledges the rally “is still happening.”
Worker killed as scaffold collapses at elementary school construction site
Man fell about 25 feet to the ground in Frederick County, Md.

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