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Sidwell Friends students display swastikas during assembly
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 07 Mar 2019 20:40:43 -0500

The elite Washington school that educated Sasha and Malia Obama and Chelsea Clinton had to cancel a student assembly this week when swastikas and racist user names were projected onto a screen during an assembly.

According to a report in HuffPost, citing an email from the head of ...


R. Kelly unplugged
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 07 Mar 2019 21:13:15 -0500

Our family loves live music performances, and often grasps opportunities to shake a tail feather, groove to a groovy sax in Baltimore or Rehoboth Beach, sway to soulful gospel sounds, or hop on a cruise for the Capital Jazz extravaganza.

Music is indeed a universal language, and that's what drew ...


Greene Turtle to leave Capital One Arena in 2019
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 06 Mar 2019 16:40:19 -0500

The Greene Turtle will leave its familiar spot inside Capital One Arena.

The local sports bar and grille chain announced Wednesday it accepted a lease buyout to leave Capital One Arena with three years left on its lease at the home of the Washington Wizards and Capitals.

Monumental Sports and ...


Washington Times expands business and editorial staff
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 07 Mar 2019 05:00:36 -0500

An expanding Washington Times has bolstered both its editorial and business operations as the company builds its presence online and in traditional print products, Washington Times President and Executive Editor Christopher Dolan said Wednesday.

Chief among the new hires is new Executive Vice President Joseph E. Teipe Jr., who worked ...


VirTra V-300 judgmental training simulator used to ready police for shootings
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 04 Mar 2019 21:12:03 -0500

EDGEWOOD, Md. — Gunfire erupts inside the movie theater. Teenagers scream as they spill into of the foyer. Armed with a modified police-issued handgun, the newspaper reporter enters the fray and begins the hunt for the shooter.

Racing through hallways past bleeding bystanders, the reporter goes through an exit door ...


D.C. statehood to be voted on in the House for the first time in a quarter century
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 05 Mar 2019 08:08:59 -0500

The House will vote this week on a bill that could provide statehood to Washington, D.C., and has garnered more support than it had when it voted on a similar bill 25 years before.

The Washington, DC Admission Act was introduced by Sen. Tom Carper, Delaware Democrat, on Feb. 28 ...


Jacquelyn Smith case: Baltimore police say husband and stepdaughter, not panhandler, killed woman
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 03 Mar 2019 18:43:05 -0500

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland woman whose death last year was blamed on an attack by a panhandler was actually killed by her husband and his adult daughter, police said Sunday.

Keith Smith, 52, had told police that his wife, Jacquelyn, an engineer from Harford County, was trying to give ...


Measles vaccinations: Bolster them now
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 04 Mar 2019 18:44:04 -0500

If you've got the time and the inclination on Tuesday, check in on a congressional hearing on the importance of childhood vaccinations against communicable diseases.

A young man named Ethan Lindenberger, of Norwalk, Ohio, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions about how ...


VirTra V-300 judgmental training simulator used to ready police for shootings
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 04 Mar 2019 21:12:03 -0500

EDGEWOOD, Md. | Gunfire erupts inside the movie theater. Teenagers scream as they spill into of the foyer. Armed with a modified police-issued handgun, the newspaper reporter enters the fray and begins the hunt for the shooter.

Racing through hallways past bleeding bystanders, the reporter goes through an exit door ...


Pam Northam, Virginia first lady, under fire for handing cotton to black students
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 28 Feb 2019 09:33:38 -0500

Virginia first lady Pam Northam has expressed regret that she "upset anyone" after a black student and her mother accused her of racially insensitive remarks.

Mrs. Northman said she was only trying to provide an illustration of "a painful period of Virginia's history" when she gave black students cotton and ...


Reject the sexism, discrimination of Women’s History Month
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 03 Mar 2019 19:40:07 -0500

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Sometimes the best man for the job is a woman. But only sometimes.

Welcome to my politically incorrect version of Women's History Month.

While cherishing the advances that women have made in America, I reject the sexism and discrimination promoted by the feminist movement during this month.

International Women's ...


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