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Food Stamps: Benefits Cut By $5 Billion
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An automatic cut to the food stamp program–known as SNAP–will go into effect today after the temporary expansion from a 2009 stimulus expires, meaning about 47 million people will need to dramatically alter their food budgets. The program may see …

Boeing 777X Aircraft to be Built in Multiple Locales Boeing 777X Aircraft to be Built in Multiple Locales

Since its inception in the 1910′s, Boeing airplanes have been designed, engineered, and constructed in the Puget Sound area of Washington. Over the years, Boeing has established factories in several other locations in order to produce more parts, but the …

Brandon Meriweather Says He Wants to End Other Players’ Careers
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Step aside Ndamukong Suh–there’s another player who is being declared the dirtiest, and it isn’t the Detroit Lions defensive tackle this time. Instead, Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather is being called the dirtiest player around, something he isn’t attempting to …

NSA Washington March Draws Hundreds of Protestors
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Hundreds of anti-NSA protestors gathered in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to take part in the “Stop Watching Us” rally. The people marched in front of the Capitol to protest the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance of American citizens. Several White …

NSA Washington March Calls for Reducing Spying
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Reuters and CNN reported today on an anti-NSA march that took place in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of protesters turned out for the march, many carrying signs that bore slogans like “Thank You, Edward Snowden,” “Stop …

PETA Recommends New Washington Redskins Logo PETA Recommends New Washington Redskins Logo

(image) Even Obama says he would “think about changing” the team name of the Washington Redskins, as it offends Native Americans, “a sizable group of people”. “I don’t know whether our attachment to a particular name should override the real …

Truckers Ride for the Constitution Event Will Begin Friday
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First it was on. Then it was off. Now it’s back on again. No, we aren’t talking about Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson (pretty sure that relationship is still over)–we’re taking about the “Truckers Ride for the Constitution” protest that …

Redskins Name Change: Owner Writes a Letter to Fans
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Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has previously said that he wouldn’t change the name of his team, a stance he upheld in a letter he sent out today. The Redskins owner has been under pressure from numerous groups and individuals, …

Betty White Becomes Wax, Joins the Madame Tussauds Museum
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Nearly everyone knows the world’s favorite “Golden Girl” Betty White. However, most people probably aren’t aware that she has a twin – a wax figure twin, that is. Actress and comedian, Betty White received the prestigious honor of joining the …

Trucker Protest Cancelled
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October 8, 2013, may become known as the day of the “almost” trucker protest. Reports earlier claimed that a group known as the “Truckers Ride for the Constitution” with Mr. Earl Conlon at the forefront was planning to take Washington …

Trucker Rally Headed to D.C. to Protect Constitution
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Trucker culture here in the United States is perhaps one of the more unique phenomena in the world. Our entire economic success depends upon a group of individuals who are willing to drive an exhausting amount of hours across a …

Rare Tornado Strikes Hard in Western Washington

After extensive review, the National Weather Service has confirmed that the wind damage imposed on Western Washington was the work of a vicious, rare tornado. Several industrial buildings and commercial structures south of Seattle were damaged. The ‘early winter storm’ …

Government Shutdown: Congress Misses Deadline, Obama Tweets
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Another year, another threat of government shutdown–only this time, it happened. After Democrats and Republicans in Congress made the new budget dependent on whether Obamacare remained funded, the October 1 deadline at midnight was missed, and the shutdown is in …

Navy Yard Footage Released by the FBI

Aaron Alexis is gaining more and more YouTube hits, and frankly, it is disheartening. This man’s name will forever be known as the Navy Yard Shooter, while the victims are now being forgotten. The FBI has released the footage of …

Green River Killer Offers To Help Police Find Bodies

Gary Ridgway, the “Green River Killer” who was convicted in 2003 of the murder of 49 women around Washington state, said this week that his victim count may be closer to 80 and that he’d like to take a trip …

White House Firecracker Exploded In North Lawn

Sometimes a prank can go too far. A firecracker exploded in the north lawn of the White House around the same time as when the tragic Navy Yard shooting happened on Monday, September 16, 2013, which has led authorities to …

Aaron Alexis, Navy Yard Shooter, Known for Trouble
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The day after the vicious shooting in the Washington Navy Yard left at least 13 dead and more injured, people have one question: Who is Aaron Alexis, the man who was allegedly involved in the shooting? Aaron Alexis, 34, died …

Navy Yard Shooting; Can We Stop Future Shootings?
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Authorities have identified the perpetrator responsible for the Navy Yard shooting as Aaron Alexis, a man who enlisted in the Navy in 2007 yet was let go from the Navy Reserve in 2011 after being arrested in Texas. While Aaron …

Navy Yard Shooting: 1 Suspect ID’d, 1 May Be On The Loose

A suspect who opened fire in Washington D.C.’s Navy Yard early this morning has been taken down and identified as 34-year old Aaron Alexis. Alexis was recently hired by the Navy as a civilian contractor and used his position to …

2 Suspects “Down” At D.C. Navy Yard

Two suspected gunmen are “down” after a horrific shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington D.C. early this morning that left several dead, according to Ed Zeigler, director of Public Affairs for Naval District Washington. Zeigler was unable to confirm …

Navy Yard Shooter Barricades Himself After Shooting Officer

A gunman who entered the Washington Navy Yard in D.C. early this morning shot at least three people–including a police officer–before barricading himself in a room. A police spokesperson says this is still an active situation and security in the …