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UnitedCast: A great evening to run around on the field, or watch from the stands

Washington Post (blog) - ‎27 seconds ago‎
By Ian Livingston It's going to be verging on chilly, especially as the game progresses. Winds die down compared to during the day, but they're still sustained around 10 mph with some higher gusts. By Ian Livingston | 04:55 AM ET, 10/15/2011 SuperFan ...

Quotations of the day

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By AP, “We are going to piggyback off the success of today, and it's going to be bigger than we ever imagined.” " Anti-Wall Street protester Daniel Zetah after demonstrators beat back a plan Friday to clear them from a park in lower Manhattan they have ...

BC-LOT--Lottery State-by-State,5th Add, LOT

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By AP, NASHVILLE, Tenn. " The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Tennessee Lottery's “Cash 3 Midday” game were: NASHVILLE, Tenn. " The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the Tennessee Lottery's “Cash 4 Midday” game were: ...

Troubled long-term care program is first casualty in the political wars over ...

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By AP, WASHINGTON " The Obama administration's signature health overhaul law, under relentless assault by Republicans, has suffered its first major casualty " a long-term care insurance plan dogged from the beginning by doubts over its financial ...

A Gary Williams fist pump at midnight madness

Washington Post (blog) - Dan Steinberg - 15 Oct, 2011
(Nick Wass - AP) Gary Williams. Comcast Center. Fist pump. All is right with the world. (Also, Greivis Vasquez was there. He and Gary had lots of smiles together on the sidelines, and Greivis did some Greivis things on the court during ...

Yemen's Defense Ministry says al-Qaida's media chief, 6 others killed in airstrike

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By AP, Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments about Washington area sports and teams. ...

Russia's Polyansky, France's Harrison win Triathlon World Cup event

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By AP, TONGYEONG, South Korea " Russia's Dmitry Polyansky and France's Jessica Harrison won the South Korean leg of the International Triathlon Union World Cup on Saturday. Polyansky finished the 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike and 10-kilometer ...

Libyan activists call for end to celebratory gunfire

Washington Post (blog) - Elizabeth Flock - 15 Oct, 2011
Rebel fighters celebrate with gunfire as they stand atop the monument inside Gaddafi's former compound in Tripoli. (Sergey Ponomarev - AP) After a rumor was started Thursday that the Transitional National Council had captured ousted ...

iPhone 4S release draws sleepy fans to Apple stores

Washington Post (blog) - Jane Elizabeth - 15 Oct, 2011
Shoppers line up to buy the latest iPhone at the Apple store in Bethesda. (Michael Rosenwald - The Washington Post) The newest iPhone goes on sale Friday starting at 8 am in each time zone in the United States. ...

Cain raised $2.8 million in third quarter

Washington Post (blog) - Aaron Blake - 15 Oct, 2011
Herman Cain raised $2.8 million in the third quarter and has $1 million cash on hand, according to his campaign. The former Godfather's Pizza CEO announced the total during a campaign appearance in Tennessee Friday. He said the campaign had no debt. ...

Kocher Says Drones Have History of Security Problems

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Paul Kocher, president of Cryptography Research, talks about a computer virus that has infected the US government's unmanned Predator drones. He speaks with Jon Erlichman on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg West. ...

John Miller Says Harrisburg Bankruptcy `Very Isolated'

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- John Miller, co-head of fixed-income at Nuveen Asset Management, talks about a bankruptcy petition filed by the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, city council and the outlook for the municipal bond market. He speaks with Lisa Murphy on ...

Kessler Says Apple Has Tremendous Growth Opportunities

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Scott Kessler, head of technology equity research at Standard & Poor's, talks about Apple Inc.'s iPhone 4S sales and the outlook for the company's growth. He speaks with Cory Johnson and Jon Erlichman on Bloomberg Television's ...

Arron Asham: Jay Beagle is the one who initiated fight

Washington Post (blog) - Lindsay Applebaum - 15 Oct, 2011
“The thing is, I didn't go up and ask him to fight,” Asham told the Pittsburgh Tribune Review on Friday. “I told him to settle down [after Beagle punched Pittsburgh's Kris Letang in the head]. He challenged me. ...

Carolan Calls Apple's Siri Technology a `Breakthrough'

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Shawn Carolan, a managing director at Menlo Ventures, talks about his investment in Siri Inc., a voice-recognition software company Apple Inc. acquired. Apple integrated the technology into its iPhone 4S. ...

Obama, Sachs, Ferguson Own Words on Occupy Wall Street

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- US President Barack Obama, Jeffrey Sachs, an economics professor at Columbia University, and Niall Ferguson, a history professor at Harvard University, offer their views on the Occupy Wall Street protests. ...

Van Hooydonk Says New BMW 3-Series Will Appeal Globally

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Adrian van Hooydonk, chief designer at Bayerische Motoren Werke AG, talks about the company's revamped 3-Series sedan. The sixth generation of BMW's best-selling model debuted today and will hit showrooms on February 11. ...

Kid apps gone wild

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Gun-toting zombie killers, lewd language and busty protagonists are finding their way into mobile apps aimed at children. Top Girl, an app that touts shopping, clubbing and flirting with "hot" guys, appeared on a popular iTunes app called Racing ...

Va. police seek help in solving fatal hit and run on I-495 in August

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By AP, FAIRFAX, Va. " Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver involved in a fatal hit and run on Interstate 495 in August. Troopers found the body of 30-year-old Dohyung Kim of Philadelphia in road near ...

Paths to MLK memorial from Metro

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
If your comments or those of another user measure up, please let Post editors know. Culture Connoisseurs consistently offer thought-provoking, timely comments on the arts, lifestyle and entertainment. If your comments or those of another user measure ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'DC 5 Evening' game

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By AP, WASHINGTON " The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Dist. of Columbia Lottery's “DC 5 Evening” game were: Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or ...

Government contractor pleads guilty to wire fraud to get pacts

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By AP, WASHINGTON " Federal prosecutors say a government contractor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud for giving false performance references and evaluations for another contractor. Thirty-nine-year-old Theodoros Hallas of Potomac, ...

Larry Says Alternative Energy Hurt by U.S. Demand `Gap'

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Carl Larry, director of energy derivatives and research with Blue Ocean Brokerage LLC, talks about the state of energy usage in the US and the outlook for the alternative-energy industry. He speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg ...

In Montgomery County and elsewhere, a chance to serve

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
By Editorial, “WHERE WILL you serve?” That's the question Montgomery County officials want to make part of their residents' vernacular. And, if the longevity of Montgomery's annual Community Service Day is any measure, they are well on their way to ...

Obama, Lee trumpet trade deal

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
President Obama and President Lee Myung-bak celebrated the new US-South Korea free trade deal at an auto plant outside Detroit. (Oct. 14) (/The Associated Press) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge holders consistently post smart, timely comments ...

DeEvening Links: Rally time

Washington Post (blog) - Mike DeBonis - 15 Oct, 2011
Going to be a beautiful day tomorrow " a beautiful day for the “DC Full Democracy Freedom Rally and March,” which kicks off at 9:30 am at Freedom Plaza. Besides the usual local political suspects, your ralliers will include Rep. ...

Friday's outtake

Washington Post (blog) - Tom Toles - 15 Oct, 2011
By Tom Toles | 07:34 PM ET, 10/14/2011 If your comments or those of another user measure up, please let Post editors know. Culture Connoisseurs consistently offer thought-provoking, timely comments on the arts, lifestyle and entertainment. ...

Sperling Says Republicans Have No `Serious' Jobs Plans

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Gene Sperling, director of the White House National Economic Council, talks about US trade agreements and President Barack Obama's jobs plan. Sperling speaks with Adam Johnson on Bloomberg Television's "Street Smart. ...

More Book World would be a good read

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
The National Book Festival on the Mall brought the wonderful, readable Book World in September. I happened to buy The Washington Post on our way from summer in Maine to South Carolina. Reading the schedule and excellent reviews of books in the old ...

I don't go for Penguins

Washington Post - 15 Oct, 2011
My two middle-school daughters, who happen to be Washington Capitals fanatics, open the Sports section and see a headline on Page D6, “With stars out, Penguins keep finding a way” [Sports, Oct. 13]. The younger girl asks me, “Dad, does this mean the ...

 

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