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Extra Extra: Cardinal George Back In Hospital

Cardinal Francis George was readmitted to Loyola University Medical Center Saturday for hydration and pain management issues. [ more › ]

Happy Birthday Nelson Algren! Three Ways to Celebrate

Chicago has always been a writer’s den with none greater than Nelson Algren. On the anniversary of his birth, March 28, two documentaries and a diner give cause to celebrate his legacy. [ more › ]

Carley Kastner’s homer sparks South County softball to road win at Northern

Carley Kastner’s goal when she toed the righty batter’s box to lead off the fifth inning at Northern was to simply reach base, to avail herself as RBI fodder for a batter to be named later. But by the time the Stallions next hitter, Jade Williams, dug in, Kastner was back inside South County’s dugout. Show More Summary

C.L. Long, pastor of the District’s Scripture Cathedral, dies at 74

Bishop C.L. Long, a charismatic District pastor who was a dominant voice on radio and television for nearly four decades and was known for his high-octane preaching and gospel concerts at his Scripture Cathedral church, died March 21 at a hospital in Baltimore. He was 74.Read full article >>

Lew Newmyer, founder of Armand’s Chicago Pizzeria, dies at 92

Lew Newmyer, a Washington restaurateur and entrepreneur who founded and brought Armand’s Chicago Pizzeria to more than a dozen locations in the capital area, died March 16 at a rehabilitation facility in Rockville, Md. He was 92. Read full article >>

In District, a mixed view of legalization where pot arrests once soared

Jamal Vaughn, a mechanical engineering student, was on his aunt’s stoop in northeast Washington on a recent afternoon, his long fingers curled around a half-smoked marijuana joint.“It used to be, ‘Let me see who’s around,’?” Vaughn,Show More Summary

Kelly: Driven to fail: Here’s the story of the demise of the District’s streetcars

If streetcars were so great, how come Washington got rid of them? And if streetcars were so awful, how come Washington is bringing them — well, one — back?Answer Man will let others fight over the second question. The first one is what interests him: What were the circumstances that led to the District’s very last streetcar journey, on Jan. 28, 1962?Read full article >>

Rowing: Cold, wind and waves derail season-opening Regional Park Regatta

The Regional Park Regatta, the first event of the 2015 Virginia Scholastic Rowing Association season, was cancelled two hours after it began on Saturday when adverse weather conditions threatened the rowers’ safety.Read full article...

Wednesday One-Liners for Pride Week

Chubby guy: Hey! Show me your boobs! No, not the girl. I’m gay, I want to see your man boobs! Come on, show me your boobs! –Outside Chipotle, 8th St. Queer: I remember back when I was having orgies with, like, 15 or 20 people. And I was having a lot of fun! –17th & […]

Oh, the Bridget-Jones-Meets-Paris-Hilton Look

Girl to friend in a mini skirt with her legs open: Katie, close your legs!Lethargic friend: I don’t care. I am wearing two pairs of tights and granny panties.–Silver Center, NYUOverheard by: AJ

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Guy #1: Hey, answer me seriously, what would you do if one day I killed our neighbor? Guy #2: I would turn into a giant penis and spray semen all over the city. –A train

TV Picks: 'Danger 5,' 'It's Okay To Be Smart'

"Danger 5" (Netflix). Let the word go forth, let the people know, that the second season of the Australian action comedy "Danger 5" has reached America. I hesitate to call it a comedy, somehow, as if that were an affront to its thoroughgoing, towering weirdness; but of course it is made to be...

Sally Forrest, dancer lifted to dramatic roles by Ida Lupino, dies at 86

Sally Forrest, a dancer who appeared in 1940s MGM musicals before being cast by Ida Lupino in dramatic roles, died March 15 at her home in Beverly Hills. She was 86.

Boston police officer cited for heroism after marathon bombing is shot

A Boston police officer who helped a transit police officer escape during a shootout after the Boston Marathon bombing last year has himself been shot and critically wounded.

Shaquille O'Neal says he regrets leaving Orlando for Lakers

On Friday, Shaquille O'Neal admitting having some regrets for leaving the Orlando Magic to go to the Lakers in 1996.

Boys' basketball: Crespi trying to hold on in Division IV final

Crespi opened an 11-point halftime lead on Capital Christian in Saturday's Division IV state final at Haas Pavilion.

Essential tracks: Sufjan Stevens' 'Carrie & Lowell' hits a personal chord

Sufjan Stevens, Soulection and Tony Allen make sounds that should be heard. Sufjan Stevens, Soulection and Tony Allen make sounds that should be heard.

Duckworth to join race for Kirk's Senate seat

Second-term U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is expected to announce her candidacy Monday for the U.S. Senate and a potential challenge to Republican Sen. Mark Kirk, a source familiar with her plans said.

New My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Zoku CM is here with more sour-faced looks

The commercial for the second season of My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU is here and boy, the ever anti-social unlikable main protagonist Hachiman looks as anti-social as ever. Looks like there's a new female lead character in this newShow More Summary

Did Chef Richie Nakano's Twitter Vendetta Against Michael Bauer Get Him Fired From Hapa Ramen?

His social media presence, combined with some basic conflicts with the restaurant's owner over profits and concept, appear to have led to his dismissal. [ more › ]

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