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Allison Keyes

Allison Keyes appears in the following:

Well, All Right, Starchild, The Mothership Is Back

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

The Smithsonian is bringing back the funk. Parliament-Funkadelic's iconic stage prop, which would descend to the stage in a blaze of flashing lights, will anchor a new exhibit.

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How Do You Wring Sound From Sculpture? It Takes A 'Quiet Pride'

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Jazz bassist Rufus Reid has played with just about everybody in the mainstream jazz world, but his latest project is a work exploring the intersection of music and the visual arts.

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Cat Bite Takes A Dramatic Chunk Out Of These 'Desperate Characters'

Sunday, May 18, 2014

The action in Paula Fox's harrowing 1970 novel is set in motion by an unfriendly alley cat โ€” but it spirals out into a multilayered and pointedly accurate portrayal of the dissolution of a marriage.

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150 Years On, Arlington National Cemetery Honors Its First Burial

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Arlington National Cemetery kicks off celebrations of its 150th anniversary by commemorating its first military burial on May 13, 1864. Members of the family of Army Pvt. William Christman will participate in a wreath laying ceremony and place a stone of remembrance from the family's original home.

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Nearly 3 Years After Quake, Washington Monument Reopens

Monday, May 12, 2014

The obelisk has recovered from damage sustained during an earthquake that hit Washington, D.C., in 2011.

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Under Fire, Maryland Dealer Drops Plans To Sell Smart Gun

Sunday, May 04, 2014

A Maryland gun shop owner has backed off on a plan to sell the nation's first smart gun after receiving death threats and protests from gun rights advocates.

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Fossil Fans Get Their Dino-Fix Before Smithsonian Renovates

Sunday, April 27, 2014

The Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., got its new T. rex just in time to close its fossil hall for five years of renovations โ€” longer than some dinosaur fans have even been alive.

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Competition Watches As Wal-Mart Debuts Money Transfer Service

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Customers will be able to send and receive up to $900 at a time at more than 4,000 U.S. stores. Analysts don't think the other money transfer clients will be hurt because of their loyal customer base.

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Potential Charges Against Incumbent Throw D.C. Mayor's Race Up In Air

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The possible indictment of incumbent D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has turned what many expected to be a routine election into a referendum on whether voters trust him.

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Maryland Transportation Bill Held Up Over War Reparations

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

State officials on Monday told a state House panel that if the legislation involving Holocaust reparations passes, it could jeopardize federal funding for a planned light rail project in the state.

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Destroyed By Rockefellers, Mural Trespassed On Political Vision

Sunday, March 09, 2014

When Mexican artist Diego Rivera was commissioned to do a mural for Rockefeller Center, some may have wondered whether industrialist tycoon John D. Rockefeller Jr. knew what he was getting into.

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As Calendar Flips To March, People Grow Sick Of The Snow

Monday, March 03, 2014

Another winter storm roared through the U.S., grounding flights and shutting down schools and offices from the South through the Mid-Atlantic. Many are getting sick of the winter wonderland.

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At Twenty Years Old, Landmark Gun Law Weathers New World

Friday, February 28, 2014

The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act turns twenty years old on Friday. The law made background checks a requirement for gun purchases for licensed dealers. A lot has changed in two decades.

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Delaware, Nevada Sign First Multi-State Inernet Gaming Deal

Friday, February 28, 2014

When the deal goes live, it will allow poker players in the two states to sit down at the same virtual table, and the states will split the revenues. But some in the casino industry are against it.

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Historic House Is Yours Free, But There's A Catch

Saturday, January 11, 2014

In an effort to save a tiny 1920s Sears kit house from demolition, architects are offering it free to anyone who can move it to another property. Current owners of the Arlington, Va., plot want to build a bigger home where the kit house stands.

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Wal-Mart Brings Jobs To D.C. And Complaints Over Low Wages

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Wal-Mart has opened its first two stores in Northwest Washington D.C., earning cheers from the Mayor and residents who said they'd be happy to shop in the city and not in the suburbs. But there have been months of debate over the wages the big box store pays its employees. Some activists and lawmakers say employees aren't being paid enough.

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McAuliffe Holds Lead In Va. Governor Contest

Sunday, November 03, 2013

Tuesday's election is seen as a key off-year contest, and a test of strength for both parties leading up to the 2014 elections. But it's beginning to look like a rout. Democrat Terry McAuliffe is leading Republican Ken Cuccinelli by as much as 12 points. The race appears to have turned into a referendum on Cuccinelli's conservative views.

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Online 'Anacostia' Soap Opera Turns The Genre On Its Head

Friday, September 06, 2013

Many of us grew up watching soap operas on television, from As The World Turns during the day, to Dallas at night. But more and more, the crazy plot twists and deadly secrets that drive the genre are moving to the Internet. One web-based soap set in Washington D.C. is based in a neighborhood once written off by many in the city because of its reputation for poverty and crime.

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March Anniversary Attendees Encouraged To Keep Fighting

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Young people at the Lincoln Memorial reflect on the significance of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington.

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50 Years After March On Washington, John Lewis Still Fights

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

On Aug. 28, 1963, Lewis was the youngest speaker to address the estimated quarter-million people gathered in Washington. Now a Georgia congressman, Lewis is still speaking out, declaring: "I'm not prepared to sit down and give up." He's scheduled to speak again Wednesday on the National Mall.

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