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U.S. F-15 Military Jet Crash In Virginia

An F-15C military jet crashed near Deerfield, Virginia, today. The jet came down on Elliot’s Knob in a rural area of the conjoined George Washington and Jefferson National Forests with a loud explosion and a pillar of heavy, black smoke. No injuries have been reported but the fate of the pilot remains unknown. Officials lost

Unarrested Development: Signs of Life Come to Revamp of Capitol Hill's Oldest Home

It looks like the Hill house that was once owned by Francis Scott Key and once hosted President George Washington is another step closer to its new life as condos. Four years...

This George Washington Xbox Live skin is available with a charitable donation

The Xbox 360 is still getting a steady source of menu skins, and this labor day George Washington menu is no exception. Donations to the Call of Duty Endowment are available at $1, $5, $10, and $20 increments, and any amount will unlock...Show More Summary

Man Attacked By Female Black Bear Wants Her to Survive

Conservationist Steven Krichbaum was recently viscously attacked by a black bear in the George Washington National Forest, WV while conducting research on turtles for his doctorate degree. Krichbaum, 59, and his dog Henry, Read More The post Man Attacked By Female Black Bear Wants Her to Survive appeared first on Ecorazzi.

NY: Port Authority Bus Station Begins Yearlong Renovations

The Port Authority Monday closed off the George Washington Bridge Bus Station for a yearlong $183 million renovation local lawmakers hope will include community space.

Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

One of the things I learned in watching Thomas Allen Harris’ engrossing documentary “Through a Lens Darkly”: George Eastman, of Eastman Kodak fame, served on the board of Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Institute and in the late 19 th century helped the school set up a photography program. Show More Summary

Cuomo enabled Christie’s Tunnelgate

Teachout: Last year, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s appointees blocked traffic at the toll booths feeding the George Washington Bridge. What has been dubbed Bridgegate created several hours of chaos, danger and inconvenience for thousands of commuters.

GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences Appoints Dr. Richard Simons to Serve as Senior Associate Dean for M.D. Programs

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is pleased to welcome Richard J. Simons, M.D., an internationally recognized leader in academic medicine, to serve as the senior associate dean for M.D. program...

George Washington Bridge Bus Station closes for renovation

The George Washington Bridge Bus Station will be in even greater tatters for the next year, during construction of its long-delayed, $183 million renovation.

Driver loses it on bridge

Cops busted a demented driver Sunday after he deliberately rammed his pickup truck into two vehicles on the George Washington Bridge and jumped on the hood of one vehicle in a spectacular fit of road rage, police said

GW Bridge bus station closing for renovation

Commuters who ride buses to and from the George Washington Bridge Bus Station in New York will need to make some adjustments. The station is being closed for renovations beginning Monday. The Port... To view the full story, click the title link.

Busy end of August awaits as Obama returns to Washington

President Obama sees himself amid many crises as he returns to Washington from a two-week vacation in Martha’s Vineyard. Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images WASHINGTON — While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively...Show More Summary

Extreme Makeovers: George Washington Bridge Terminal Will Be Renovated, Finally

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After years of delays and setbacks, the George Washington Bridge Bus Station will be closed today for one year to make way for a $183 million renovation, the Times reports. In the meantime, buses will continue to arrive and...

When Facts No Longer Matter

This week’s Courier Herald Column: I was scanning Facebook last week when I came upon a nice graphic that featured pictures of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson.  It included the banner “Banned by Common Core” and the logo of one of Georgia’s largest Tea Party Organizations.  The person who posted – a leader […]

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: George Washington Tells Faculty Not to Inform Students of Cheaper…

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: George Washington Tells Faculty Not to Inform Students of Cheaper Textbook Alternatives to Protect Campus Bookstore, Then Relents. Note the chart of textbook prices vs. inflation generally — and, even more damningly, against the falling prices for “recreational books.”

Obama back in DC amid crises; as if he never left

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WASHINGTON (AP) — While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once plaintively asked, "What is it about August?"

George Washington Tells Faculty Not to Inform Students of Cheaper Textbook Alternatives to Protect Campus Bookstore, Then Relents

Inside Higher Ed, Don't Shop Online: Faculty members at George Washington University are once again free to tell students they can save money by buying their textbooks online, after the university initially urged professors to stop pointing students to sources other than the campus bookstore. In a letter dated July...

Obama back in DC amid crises as if he never left

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WASHINGTON (AP) — While in office, former President George H. W. Bush once asked, "What is it about August?" This month usually associated with the doldrums of summer has burdened modern presidents with crises.

A Talk with Sarah Galvin About Playing George Washington and Being Fired from a Cannon

(Yesterday, I talked with Ed Skoog about the Triggering Town Review, a reading/play/musical performance happening at the Hugo House tonight and tomorrow night. Here's an interview with local poet and Stranger writer Sarah Galvin about her role in the Review.) This is not Sarah Galvin. Show More Summary

Admission to the Corcoran Gallery of Art is now free

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View Photo Gallery —The contested merger of the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University with The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington’s oldest private art museum, was resolved when a D.C. superior judge affirmed the merger. Now that the deal between the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the National Gallery of Art and George Washington […]

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