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C[Wdm^_b[¾ President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are locked in a close race to amass the requisite 270 Electoral College votes for victory. The contest is exactly where it was at the start of summer: focused on seven states that are up for grabs. Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Ohio, Nevada, New Hampshire and Virginia offer a combined 85 electoral votes. An Associated Press analysis found that if the election were held Sunday, Obama would have 19 states and D.C., offering 247 votes, in his column or leaning his way, while Romney would have 24 states with 206 votes. (AP)

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to stoop to such a low level.” Obama hasn’t explicitly linked Romney to Akin, but he said in an interview Thursday that the GOP candidate has locked himself into “extreme positions” on economic and social issues and would surely impose them if elected president. In a Web ad, however, the Democratic National Committee spliced together images of Romney and running mate Paul Ryan; Akin’s interview in which he made the comments; and various news reports, with the question, “Where does the GOP stand on the issue of women’s health?” The ad’s final image is the Romney-Ryan campaign logo with Akin’s name added. BRIAN BAKST (AP)

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Armstrong’s Small Step A Big Leap for Humanity Astronaut, first man to walk on the moon died Saturday at 82 MWi^_d]jed When man first harnessed fire, no one recorded it. When the Wright Brothers showed man could fly, only a handful of people witnessed it. But when Neil Armstrong took that first small step on the moon in July 1969, an entire globe watched in grainy black-and-white from a quarter million miles away. We saw it. We were part of it. He took that “giant leap for mankind” for us. Although more than half of the world’s population wasn’t alive then, it was an event that changed and expanded the globe. “It’s a human achievement that will be remembered forever,” said John Logsdon, professor emeritus of space policy at George Washington University. Those first steps were beamed to nearly every country around the world, thanks to a recently launched satellite. It was truly the first global mass media event, Logsdon said. An estimated 600 million people — 1 out of every 5 on the planet — watched. The two historical events like-

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ly to be long remembered from the 20th century are the moon landing and the first atomic bomb, said Smithsonian Institution space curator Roger Launius. “There is no way to overestimate that significance in human history, and he is forever linked to that,” Launius said of Armstrong, who died Saturday at age 82. Since the 1969 mission, there’s been a common phrase: “If we can send a man to the moon, why can’t we ... ?” with the blank filled with a task that seems far less difficult. Armstrong’s small step was that leap in confidence telling the world “if we can do this, we can do anything,” said Howard McCurdy, a professor of space and public policy at American University and author of the book “Space and the American Imagination.”

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The Apollo 11 moon landing was the finish line in a decadelong space race started by the Soviet Union. And so the first steps on the moon coming from an American civilian had many meanings. Getting there first showed American technological superiority, but Armstrong mentioned mankind — not Americans — demonstrating that this was a moment for the people of Earth, McCurdy said. “He took something that 20 years earlier was pure fantasy and turned it into reality and if we could do that for space we could do it for anything,” McCurdy said. SETH BORENSTEIN (AP)

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Buzz Aldrin: Lunar module pilot for Apollo 11. Second man on the moon after commander Neil Armstrong. Left NASA in 1971. Age: 82. John Glenn: First American to orbit the Earth in 1962, circling three times in five hours. Left NASA in 1965. Returned to space in 1998 for a short mission. Age: 91. Alan Shepherd: First American in space; made a 15-minute suborbital flight in 1961. Returned to NASA for Apollo 14 in 1971; died in 1998 at age 74. (AP)

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Badruddin Haqqani, son of the founder of the Haqqani militant network, was killed in an airstrike in Pakistan, according to Afghanistan’s intelligence agency, citing confirmation from operatives. The death would be a blow to the Taliban, which has vowed Haqqani is alive. (AP)

A Silicon Valley jury handed Apple Inc. a victory Saturday in an epic patent dispute, ruling Samsung Electronics Co. ripped off Apple technology. Analysts said the decision could spell danger for other competitors who use Google’s Android operating system. (AP)

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of severe restrictions on media coverage. Activists and residents, however, have reported excessive use of force by the regime in major battles, with indiscriminate shelling. The LOC said an additional 1,755 people had been detained in Daraya, suggesting that hundreds more might turn up dead. JAMAL HAL ABY (AP)

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2 Band Members Flee Russia Amid Fallout Two members of the punk band Pussy Riot have fled Russia to avoid prosecution for a “punk prayer” protest against Vladimir Putin that sent three their of bandmates to prison, the group said Sunday. Five members of the group took part in the February protest at a Moscow cathedral; three were arrested. (AP) 8;HB?D

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Tampa-St. Petersburg is the biggest swing area in the biggest swing state in the country. Florida is worth 29 electoral votes, and the two counties surrounding Tampa â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Pinellas and Hillsborough â&#x20AC;&#x201D; are two of just four counties in Florida that flipped from Republican to Democrat between the 2004 and 2008 presidential races. Tampa is also at the west end of the Interstate 4 corridor to Orlando. This area has struggled to recover economically from the recession, making it prime for Republicans to pick up voters. If thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s one area in the U.S. where Republicans need to perform, it might be the I-4 corridor. (T WP)

and convention events were slated to resume Tuesday. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We are 100 percent full steam ahead on Tuesday,â&#x20AC;? RNC Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday on CNNâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s â&#x20AC;&#x153;State of the Union.â&#x20AC;? Florida Gov. Rick Scott said the state was prepared for the storm and the convention. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We do hurricanes well and we do hospitality well, and this week weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve got to show both sides,â&#x20AC;? Scott said. Democrats, who had planned a strong counteroffensive, have scrapped some plans, too, and Vice President Joe Biden postponed plans to campaign in Florida.

In 2008, Republicans had to cancel a day of events in St. Paul as Hurricane Gustav headed toward landfall in the Gulf, and with Republicans scrambling in the days before Mitt Romney is set to ofďŹ cially become his partyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s nominee, scrutiny has fallen on the selection committee and former RNC chairman Michael Steele for picking Florida, a state prone to severe weather. Romney had been trying to build on the momentum following the largely successful rollout of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate. But his task of winning over moderate voters became more challenging last week as Rep. Todd Akinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s comments on â&#x20AC;&#x153;legitimate rapeâ&#x20AC;? highlighted the more extreme views within the GOP. Romneyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s advisers have planned an elaborate convention aimed at presenting him as a successful businessman and compassionate family man. Cindy Costa, a South Carolina delegate, chose to look on the bright side of the conventionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s delay. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just so much hype around the storm, and in ways, it could be good for us because all eyes are on Florida now,â&#x20AC;? Costa said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;You have to look at the silver lining.â&#x20AC;? NIA-MALIK A HENDERSON (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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The few hundred protesters who gathered in a park about a half mile from the GOP convention in Tampa on Sunday said an impending hurricane wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t deter them from trying to get out their message that Americaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s middle class is in trouble. The groups included organized labor and Occupy Wall Street. Fans of Rep. Ron Paul also rallied Sunday at the University of South Florida Sun Dome in Tampa, where the Texas congressman lashed out at Republican efforts to marginalize his supporters at the convention, telling his rally-goers to stand firm because â&#x20AC;&#x153;we will become the tent eventually.â&#x20AC;? (AP)


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:$9$je:[doDWjiH[gk[ij City does not plan to pay to keep Metro open after late games District officials said Thursday they plan to rebuff a request from the Washington Nationals that the city provide “additional Metro services” for the team’s fans. Team representatives made the request during a July 31 meeting with city officials — three weeks before last Monday’s game, after which dozens of fans were stranded at Nationals Park after the last trains stopped running hours before the end of the 13-inning contest. WTOP first reported the Nationals’ request Thursday, quoting City Administrator Allen Lew as saying city-funded Metro service was on the team’s “wish list.” Lew declined to speak to The Washington Post, but his spokesman, Tony Robinson, confirmed the team requested to discuss “additional Metro services” at the July meeting. The request for city help with Metro costs rekindles a debate over who should bear the nearly $30,000-per-hour cost of keeping the rail system open when sports games and other major events end after normal operating hours. Paying to extend Metro hours has been of questionable cost-effectiveness during more woeful times for the team; for one April 2009 game, the city paid about $40,000 to keep trains running an additional 90 minutes to serve 16 passengers — about $2,500 a passenger. But with stadium seats increasingly occupied as the Nationals make their run for the playoffs, both fans and city officials are

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questioning why the team won’t pony up — a team that 18 months ago agreed to spend $126 million on a right fielder. D.C. Council member Jack Evans, D-Ward 2, who is a season ticket holder, noted that both the Capitals and Redskins have arranged with Metro to continue service in case of late games. That includes making a $29,500 deposit, which can be reimbursed

according to the amount of passenger revenue generated during the extended hours. “All the professional teams are doing this, so I think the Nationals at this stage should have to do this,” Evans said. The new attention on Metro costs also threatens to reawaken grumbling rooted in the city’s $770 million in spending on Nationals Park and its environs. Subsequent lease negotiations left many in government feeling team ownership was ungrateful for the taxpayers’ massive investment. Council member David Catania, I-At Large, who opposed the stadium deal, said he would welcome a “reasonable discussion” of how the city can help the team succeed. But he said the suggestion that the District pay for Metro costs is “quite extraordinary.” MIKE DEBONIS (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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grams of cocaine and $1.5 million in cash from Texas to Prince George’s County. The charges put a damper on what had been a widely touted and outwardly successful enterprise in the economically depressed neighborhood. In April, the company owning the restaurant was sued in D.C. Superior Court for more than $18,000 in unpaid rent. In what appears to be coincidental timing, court records indicate Dasher, 37, pleaded guilty in Houston on Thursday to a pair of federal felonies related to the drug trafficking case — possession with intent to distribute cocaine and a related conspiracy charge.

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Now Anacostia residents are left to wonder what’s next for their neighborhood, which has seen increased investment from home-

owners and real-estate developers in recent years but few new businesses serving residents. Charles Wilson, president of the Historic Anacostia Block Association, said Uniontown’s closure shouldn’t discourage entrepreneurs looking to do business in the area. “It didn’t succeed not because the demand wasn’t there,” Wilson said. “The demand was there. Once that whole drug bust happened, people just got turned off.” Wilson said he was “disappointed but not heartbroken” over the whole thing: “I’m just really hoping that some young, black professionals really, really take a sincere interest in Anacostia.” MIKE DEBONIS (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Just after 7 a.m. Saturday — a full two days before students in Maryland’s largest school system go back to class — Veronica Shand and her children became the first of thousands of families to line up for free backpacks outside the Montgomery County Public Schools headquarters in Rockville. It would be nearly four hours before they’d be let into the auditorium, where Eastpacks, Trailmakers and JanSports were stacked 6 feet high in carts. But it was worth it, Shand said, upon emerging from the giveaway with four children — each of them carrying a brand-new school bag preloaded with pens, pencils, paper and other supplies. “I’m a single mother of six — four still in school,” said Shand, a certified nursing assistant from Rockville. “I couldn’t afford to buy

School officials say enrollment is rising in some Washington area schools. Jack Dale, superintendent for Fairfax County schools, told WTOP that there are about 15,000 more students in the county’s public schools now than there were five years ago. (AP)

Faith Mejia, 4, follows her mother after getting her free backpack Saturday.

them all new backpacks. It’s just a real blessing to be able to get these for free.” They were the first of 8,133 backpacks given away at Saturday’s back-to-school fair, and school

officials said they could have given away thousands more if they’d had more donations. “We’re a wealthy county, but we’re also a county with great needs,” Montgomery schools Super-

deep into the Montgomery College parking lot across the street. The clamor for freebies illuminated the striking level of need in an area generally known for its affluence. About a third of the system’s estimated 149,000 students are eligible for free or reduced-price meals, an indicator of poverty. “This is the real Montgomery County,” Starr said. J. FREEDOM DU L AC (THE WASHINGTON POST )

called to 4th Street in Southeast about 5:45 p.m. Friday. Officers encountered a man they say approached them holding a knife. Officers ordered the man to drop the knife, but he did not. Officers shot the man. He was identified as Albert Payton, 24, of Washington. (AP)

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Feed Fido Without Going Broke Don’t let dog food take too big of a bite out of your budget F[hiedWb<_dWdY[ We Americans have always loved our dogs, but a dog has never had it this good. The average cost of man’s best friend is somewhere between $10,000 and $14,000 over the course of its life, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Consumer Reports says Americans spend $20 billion on cat and dog food annually, making it the biggest expense. The cost adds up quickly, and yet many people don’t factor in how pricey it will be. According to a 2011 Consumer Reports study, dog food can average $36 a month. But you can save money on this expense if you’re using coupons, buying in bulk or, most important, buying less-expensive dog food. Here’s what you can save over the course of your dog’s life if you budget his or her meals well:

Fh_Y[9ecfWh_ied0:ho:e]<eeZ The Washington Post compared three leading brands of dry dog food: Ol’ Roy, Pedigree and Beneful. Using the prices found at the time of publication and a hypothetical consumption of 2 cups of dry food a day, here’s how much a year of dog food varies by brand. (Note: To get the most accurate conversion rates, one would need to measure out cups in the bags of dog food, which are measured in pounds. The Post did not do this and instead assumed that 4 cups of dog food equal 1 pound.) (T WP)

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AdemM^WjOekÊh[ FWo_d]<eh What separates premium dog food from regular, everyday nutritious food? Consumer Reports says there’s no legal definition for “premium” blends or strict requirements for nutritional quality. Although some pets have sensitive skin or dietary needs that require a certain food, most pets are fine with any blend that says “complete & balanced” or meets the minimum requirements of the Association of American Feed Control Officials. Don’t be afraid to ask your vet about less-expensive varieties that satisfy nutritional needs.

Fh_Y[iLWho Even when types of dog food don’t necessarily vary in nutritional content, there’s a wide range of prices among those that meet the minimum health requirements. According to Consumer Reports, Ol’ Roy sells for 34 cents a pound at WalMart. Purina Chef Michael’s Rotisserie Chicken flavor sells at PetSmart for $2.22 a pound — 6½ times more expensive than Ol’ Roy.

Pet food is an ongoing expense that you’re likely to have for a decade. Dogs are creatures of habit, eating what they’ve eaten before, so the foods you buy early in your dog’s life matter. Start your dog on store brands or moderately priced varieties. If you start them on the premium brands, they’re not going to willingly switch to lesser varieties.

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Phils Complete Sweep of Nats Nationals drop fourth straight; Strasburg up next in rotation If the Washington Nationals’ charmed season turns for the worse, a prospect still far off in the distance, remember the way it began: A ball clanged off a railing atop the right field fence at Citizens Bank Park, a home run turned into a live ball and an indefensible assumption by two veterans killed a rally. Pennant race baseball punishes negligence, and Sunday afternoon the Nationals were punished. As the team’s losing streak grew to four with its 4-1 defeat to the Philadelphia Phillies, the dual gaffe of Jayson Werth and Adam LaRoche defined the final chapter of a sweep in Philadelphia. The Nationals’ only threat against dominating lefty Cliff Lee dissipated when they trotted around the bases after LaRoche’s drive to right, only to realize — as the Phillies were tagging out LaRoche and Werth moving up only one base — it had somehow bounded back into the playing field. The Nationals still have the best record in the majors at 77-50. Panic remains an unnecessary recourse. But the sweep inspired the Nationals’ first recent brush with worry. After a day off Monday, they will have a chance to snap out of it Tues-

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day in Miami, with Stephen Strasburg on the mound. The sweep also offered an emphatic reminder that the Phillies remain a menace. They are miles from contention, but the Phillies’ pitching staff makes them a fright-

ening spoiler. The Phillies have beaten the Nationals six of their past seven meetings, a discomforting thought given the Nationals’ schedule: They close with six of nine against Philadelphia. ADAM KILGORE (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Have the Redskins found their starter in Alfred Morris? Possibly. The rookie, above, runs hard and has a low center of gravity. He’s always driving forward and has a knack for spinning, twisting or falling forward rather than just taking what’s there and being stopped for little to no gain after contact. Tim Hightower may not be fully back to his old self — even now that he’s back playing in games, this year likely will feature an ongoing journey back — but he too was very effective against the Colts. A combination of the two could certainly get the job done for Washington.

The secondary didn’t have as bad an outing as it did against Chicago, but there were some miscues as the Colts’ quarterbacks passed for 298 yards and a touchdown. The most costly error came on the Colts’ lone first-half score. On the thirdand-6 31-yard touchdown pass from Colts QB Andrew Luck to T.Y. Hilton, a tiny snag by Madieu Williams, above, enabled Hilton to get a step on Williams, and Luck perfectly dropped the ball into his wideout’s hands in the end zone. Redskins defensive players wished they had that play back, but overall weren’t overly concerned.

Of all the positions on the defense, the Redskins have to feel the best about their linebacking corps. Even without Brian Orakpo, they were able to harass Luck at a good rate. The Redskins’ starters recorded 10 quarterback hits, and sacked him twice. Brian Orakpo has beaten the drum for his backup Rob Jackson, saying there is no dropoff between the two. Chris Wilson — battling for a roster spot — also did well in his time with the starters. Even once the starters left the game, Lorenzo Alexander, above, Bryan Kehl, Keenan Robinson and Markus White all made plays.

In his most extensive action of the preseason, Robert Griffin III, above, was much more effective. He completed 11 of 17 passes for 74 yards and a touchdown. He also had a five-yard scamper for a first down. He did a better job of getting rid of the ball quickly. Another positive was how he responded to pressure when he got hit early in the game. Griffin shook off the licks and remained confident, saying he felt good about his performance and the growth shown in the preseason. “If we’re going to finish with this performance,” he said of the preseason, “this was a good way to finish it.”

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some celebrity spawn. “I love Suri so much,” she wrote of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise’s 6-yearold daughter. “I just don’t like any of those Jolie-Pitts.” Her friend said the Jolie-Pitts “are not very interesting.” Hagan’s reply: “Omgggg that is exactly the kind of thing I want to post — honest truths about these privileged children. LIKE THAT THEY ARE BORING.” Suri’s Burn Book was born. Named for the hot-pink tome that wrought so much wreckage on the popular Plastics clique in the 2004 film “Mean Girls,” Suri’s Burn Book is a blog that Hagan, 25, writes from Suri’s perspective. She provides snarky, snobby criticism on Suri’s paparazzi-plagued peers. The blog is a self-proclaimed “study in Suri and the people who disappoint her.” The blog’s tagline: “Just because you don’t have a Ferragamo handbag

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moves for 12 years in Korea,” PSY says of his road to stardom there. The 34-year-old, born Jae-Sang Park, writes and produces his own music. “Gangnam Style” is about the lavish lifestyle of the trendy Gangnam district in Seoul. PSY choreographed the routines in the clip. “In Korea, they’re celebrating me because I didn’t try anything,” he says. “I didn’t promote, I didn’t target anything … overseas. It just happened like this with YouTube and Twitter. … Those two feed me.” “Gangnam Style” appears on PSY’s sixth album, “PSY 6.” He

recently had a meeting with Justin Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun. The musician is finding success at a time when K-Pop, Korean pop music, is growing in America. But PSY says he doesn’t fit the mold of most K-Pop artists. “There are standards, like skinny, muscular, handsome, pretty, tall, whatever, none [of which apply] to me,” he says. “Doing it not right is right,” he adds. “I was not suitable visually, musically, anything. I was not the standard.”

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Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer behind a delightful menagerie of characters including Count von Count on “Sesame Street” and Gobo Fraggle on “Fraggle Rock,” has died. He was 78. Nelson, who suffered from emphysema, died Thursday night in his Massachusetts home, Sesame Workshop said. “Every description of his characters describes Jerry as well,” said “Sesame Street” executive producer Carol-Lynn Parente. “Silly, funny, vulnerable, passionate and musical, for sure. That voice of his was superb.” Although he had been in declining health for some

time “his attitude was never bad,” Parente said. “He was always so grateful for what he had. “We’re having a rough day on the Street,” she added. In a tribute posted online by Sesame Workshop, Nelson was lauded for his artistry and the “laughter he brought to children worldwide” with the Count and other Muppets, including Sherlock Hemlock, Herry Monster and the Amazing Mumford. In recent years, Nelson gave up the job of operating the Count and other puppets on “Sesame Street” but still voiced the characters. The show’s new season launches in September, and Nelson’s voice will be heard. LYNN ELBER (AP)

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Second-Hand Treasures Garage sales appeal to the cheap and nosy among us — not only can you score candlesticks for a buck, but you get to see what kinds of things your neighbors throw away. Less personal is the Razzle Dazzle Yard Sale at the Mansion on O Street. Five floors will be crammed with antiques, art and anything else you might find at an estate sale. The Mansion on O Street, 2020 O St. NW; Mon.-Tue., free; 202-496-3030; Omansion.com. (Dupont Circle)

Heavy Metal Orchestra James Durbin, the man who brought heavy metal to “American Idol,” is crashing another old-school institution: the Kennedy Center. Durbin, who finished fourth in season 10 of the reality show, has an album out with Wind-Up Records and will scream for free on the Millennium Stage. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW; Mon., 6 p.m., free; 202-467-4600; Kennedy-center.org. (Foggy Bottom)


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beeaekjkd_edi card (with staple holes, obviously recycled). No personal phone number, no personal email.” FIRST DATE: Bistrot Du Coin. HOW HE PROPOSED: During a surprise trip to the island of St. John. He had a ring modeled to look like a cocktail olive, which he gave to her in a Chinese takeout container while they were kayaking. “Tara was very excited about the fortune cookie. I had to point out the ring.” PET NAMES: “I call her Sassy Pants Van Butterworth Hotstuff McGee, although I do not think she knows this.” MAKING IT UNIQUE: Instead of an aisle, Bryan will enter down a 15foot slide. Because of her wedding dress, Tara has opted to walk.

8hoWd;Z]_d]jed" JWhWAd_[h_c Bryan, 40, is an ophthalmologist. Tara, 33, works at the Department of Labor. They live in D.C. THE MAIN EVENT: A Sept. 15 exchange of “I do’s” at a museum/funhouse/playground in St. Louis, Mo. HOW THEY MET: At a charity event. He wouldn’t go out dancing with her after the event, so she said, “You don’t know how to have fun.” “He’s been proving me wrong since,” she says. FIRST IMPRESSIONS: “I thought he was fun to talk to, although clearly boring.” “She gave me her business

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ney’s “Cinderella.” HOW THEY MET: As cashiers at a supermarket. FIRST DATE: After a month of working together, he invited her to church to meet his friends and family, followed by brunch. “As if meeting Mom on the first date doesn’t add to the pressure,” Lacey says. HOW HE PROPOSED: On the day after Christmas (their fifth anniversary). He hid the ring in her stocking. MOST STUPID FIGHT: Whether it’s

OK to buy something without a coupon. “She’s a bit of a professional coupon clipper.” PET NAMES: He’s “Prince Charming,” she’s the “Energy-Saving Fairy, because she walks around the apartment turning things off.” WEDDING JITTERS: “I’m wearing 6-inch-plus heels to make up for our height difference, so I pray I won’t fall and break my ankle while walking down the aisle or dancing.”

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Not all programs available at all locations. For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at http://www.medtech.edu/consumerinfo. SCHEV has certified Medtech, located at 6565 Arlington Blvd. Suite 100 Falls Church, VA 22042 to operate in Virginia.

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Quality First Career Center Classes start soon • PHLEBOTOMY-10 WK • CNA 4 WK • CNA to GNA - 72 HOURS • CPR & FIRST AID Day/Eves & Weekend Classes 6475 New Hampshire Ave., #501 Hyattsville, MD 20783 CALL 301-270-5105 Job Placement Assis/Financial Assis Avail. Out of State Endorsement www.qfccinc.com

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SERVICE SOLUTIONS BABYSITTER Will care for your child in the comfort of either your home or mine, price negotiable, 4 yrs experience w/ childcare! Call 301-622-0767

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BEAGLE TERRIERS - 8 weeks old, tri color, healthy condition, wormed. $225. 301-248-5890 or 240-383-7953 Boxer—AKC pups, fawn with white markings, 2 males left, ready to go. vet checked, tails docked. 540 -833-6441 brunk-7@netzero.com bull terrier—puppies AKC Reg.m/f, s/w vet checked parents on premises. loving homes only 240-299-1449 Cane Corso—Cane Corso pups XL. A must have priced to sale great temperament great with kids great protection dogs Joe @ 202-907-8331 Cane Corso—ICCF M's & F's all colors Rivales Mojo grandsire, sire is pp, bold & fullbite $900 & up 540-729-6180 canecorsosecurites.com CAVALIER KING CHARLES 3 mo., adorable show quality, pet priced M & F, Ruby & Blk&Tans rdy to move to your home, hse trained 1-410-822-7353 Domestic—$85.00, Female, gray long-hair, 3 yrs old, 703-434-9059. Lovable and dog-friendly. GOLDENDOODLES MINI, MED or LG sizes. Health guar. $800+. 8 wks. 703-594-3638 or 571-7625363 morningstarfarm2002@yahoo.com Golden Retriever—Golden Retriever Puppies, AKC, $675, Exceptional Quality, Champion Lines, email dross@swva.net or 540-789-4000 GREAT DANE PUPPIES, 3 Ms $1,000, 5 Fs, $800, 1st & 2nd shots, wormed, dew claws done, Rdy 9/20, $200 deposit, call or text at 240-727-2271 LAB PUPPIESAKC, Black and yellow, M & F, S/W, written guarantee, 8 wks old. Chocolate Litter just born. Call 814-458-3184 or 814-979-0074 Lab Pups—Yellow, AKC, M/F, S/W, dewclaws removed, Champ. Bloodlines, Family raised, 540788-1340, www.liberty -pups.com mastiffs—import presa 6months $800 import ch corso ready Sept28th $1400 amer bulldog pup $500. Travis240 -435-5794 YORKIE - $500+. M/F, 8 wks+, AKC Lines shots, wormed, loving home, 2 yr warr. See Post Pics online. 703-346-4064 or 540-205-9408

OPEN HOUSE

1 Bedrooms: $875

PETS ADOPTA CAT/KITTEN Vet checked. Call Feline Foundation. 703-920-8665 www.ffgw.org

APHA—Sales: 804-457-3858. HORSE TRAINING: Western, HUS, games & Equine Dentistry, 804305-7782. Website: painteddreamsranch.net

Rent Special Must Move-in by August 31st.

$

$

Carver Terrace

99.00*

Security Deposit (*for qualified applicants)

1909 Maryland Avenue #101, Washington, DC 20002

888-646-1798

Paradise at Parkside $1200 Free Rent on ALL 2 Bedrooms**

DC RENTALS ANACOSTIA- 3 BR, 1 BA, CAC, back yard, finished basement, near downtown, section 8 welcome. $1,567/m Call 202-412-0543

• Metro Bus Stops • Community Center provides after school located several programs, summer stops throughout programs and the property computer learning

$

100!!!

If Move-In by August 30th 1 Brs $725 2 Brs $825 3 Brs $1495 4 Brs $1600

0 Application Fee $99 Holding Fee*

*Must move in by 8/15/12 to qualify *$99 holding fee is for qualified applicants only. * * On 2Brs only.

M-F 8:30-5:00 Open Saturdays by appt. only

3551 Jay St. NE • Washington, DC 20019

202-388-0274 PARK NAYLOR APARTMENTS

Security Deposit Security $800Deposit OFF Bus Stop To Metro On-Site

4236 4th St., S.E. #103 Washington, DC 20032

DUPONT PARK - 3229 Pope St. SE 20020. 3 BR, 2.5 BA, w/w carpet, CAC, OSP. $1745.Call 703-568-8580

NE-2002 Rosedale St, 7 blocks from stadium armory metro, 5 BR, 2 BA apt. W/D, CAC, off st prking. All credit considered. $1,895+ utils 240-210-6526 / 202-487-6143 NE- 3 BR, 3 lvl SFH $2300mth, 1926 Randolph St. NE Washington, DC 20018 Diamondfaithministries.org 413-324-8445 for info

NEW QUIN

Open House Daily* 8-7 Sat. 10-2 *Except Thursdays

820 Southern Ave Wash DC. 20032

SE- $1100 for 1BR. All utils inc. Fully renov, 4 blocks from Benning Metro, bus stop 1 block. New: w-w carpet, paint, stove, fridge, countertop, cabinets, sinks. New fixtures in BA. New W/D in downstairs lndry rm. Section 8 welcome. Open House: Sundays 3pm-5pm. Call 301-257-5126 SE- 1731 28th St. 1 BR , Great building. $750. Most utilities included. 3 blocks from Pennsylvania Ave. Call 202-236-0174 S.E. DANBURY ST. - Attractive 1BR $750. 1st month rent free. Good Credit Required. Metro Bus at Corner. Call 202-563-1791

202.640.4777 S.E./Forest Cove —2BR condo, W/D, CAC. $900 plus utilities and up. Call 202-889-9226

SE/NE DC- 1, 2, & 3 BR Apts. Central Air & heat, wall to wall carpet , W/D, Sec 8 ok, Starting at $1200. For info call Jerome 202-321-5596 SE & NE DC 1 & 2 BR apts. CAC/heat,crpt. Section 8 & Veterans OK. Starting at $1200. Metro accessible. Call Rolando 202-560-6721 SE - Section 8 Welcome. Lrg 2 BR apt in nice 4 unit secured building, window A/C. $1300 + gas & electric. Free application fee. 202-321-7777

SE DC- Renovated 3 BR, 1.5 BA, TH with basement, CAC, off street parking, W/D, ready for September 1st! $1,500/month. Call 301-350-6423

SNEAK PEEK PREVIEW BETTER HURRY —ONLY 2 LEFT!

While we’re busy putting the finishing touches on our elegant new entrance, gardens & hallways, our completely re-done apartment homes are all polished up and ready for occupancy. Stop by today and take a peek. You’ll be delighted you did. • • • • • •

Open Floor Plan in Living Area All New Kitchens w/Ice-Maker All New Bathrooms All New Floor-to-Ceiling Windows All New Wall-to-Wall Carpeting Abundant Closet Space

$

1 & 2 BEDROOM APTS & DUPLEXES $

0 APP FEE • 99 DEPOSIT • Central A/C & • Renovated Heating Apartments • Free Heat & Gas • Patios/Balconies • Community Center • Ask About Our Government and • Controlled Building Senior Discounts Access

FOR HIGH RISE CITY LIVING

3800 New Hampshire NW, Washington 202-509-0422 • www.uippm.com

Minutes to Minn. Avenue Metro Metrobus at your Door Free Off-Street Parking All New Lobby & Hallways 1st Floor Laundry Room Controlled Access Entry

202.397.2300

4651 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20019

Professionally Managed by CIH Properties, Inc.

888-703-6882 2562 Naylor Rd., SE Washington, DC 20020 8:30am - 5:30pm M-F

3-2-1 SPECIAL!

1 month FREE Rent!*

$300 off 1ST mo $200 off 2ND mo $100 off 3RD mo

Exceptional Features: •Oversized Floor Plans

Studio - 1BR $1650 • Ask About Specials! • Walk to Metro, dining and shopping • Pet Friendly • In Unit washer/dryers • 24 hour controlled access • Historic building with classic architecture, renovated kitchens, restored oak floors, central air and heat

• • • • • •

South East

We Give $600 OFF We Give $800 OFF

CASCADE PARK APTS. Call 202-640-4786 for Special!!!

• Immediate Move-In • All Credit Considered • No Application Fee • Vouchers Welcome

866.646.7056 $

Good Credit Earns

CHESAPEAKE

Hillside Terrace • Beautiful Apt. Community • Renovated Kitchens & Baths • Ample Closet Space • Close To Shopping • On and Off Street Parking

A Vesta Property

Village at

SE - Randall Highlands

99.00

Holding Deposit

CONGRESS HEIGHTS- 1 BR, $800 + UTILS. NEW KITCHEN. CLEAN, QUIET, SECURE 501 MELLON SE DC. 301-552-2989

South East

www.wcsmith.com 1812 23rd St., SE • Washington, DC

0

Application Fee

1 Bedroom starting from $790

TICKETS REDSKIN TICKETS- (2) Sec 112, row 25, seats 12 & 13, parking in green lot. Also pre-season. Call Ian 801-810-8383 or ian.robson@gmail.com

Back to school

DC RENTALS

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CAREER TRAINING

3600 Ely Place S.E., Wash. DC 20019 • Spacious 1, 2 & 3BRs $100 VISA • Central AC/Heat • 24 hr onsite laundry facilities GIFT CARD* • Resident controlled access • 1 Block from metro & shopping M-F 9-5 SAT 10-2 • Across the street from park & recreation

(202) 584-2241 *must move in by 8/31/12

• Walk-In-Closets • Hardwood Floors

*Select units only. Offer is subject to change.

118 Galveston Street SW Washington, DC 855-307-8182 LiveAtEnclavePark.com


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DC RENTALS

DC RENTALS

Start Your Summer Off Right SE

SE

You Can’t Beat Our SPECIALS !!

1 & 2 Bedrooms Call For Details!!!

202-563-6968 Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.

Skyland Village starting at $845 FREE A/C UNIT*

• Beautiful Hardwood Floors • Large Closets • 24 Hour Maintenance • Walk To Mall For Grocery, Dining & Apparel • Laundry & Dry Cleaners On-site • Metrobus At Your Doorstep • 5 Minute Commute to Metro rail

www.wcsmith.com

*Must move in by 8/31/12

2333 Skyland Place, SE • Washington, DC 20020

888.252.9887

GAS HEAT,

FREE GAS COOKING & WATER

1 BRS 775 • 2 BRS 875 3 BRS STARTING FROM $1075 $

$

Central A/C, Convenient to Green Line Metro, Onsite Laundry, Parking, Vouchers Welcome

GREENWOOD MANOR Apartments

M-F 8:30 - 5 PM S 10 - 2 PM

202.678.2548

2343 Green Street SE • Wash. DC 20020

WWW.DELWIN-REALTY.COM

BANNEKER PLACE APARTMENTS

FALL MOVE IN SPECIALS Call for Discount

1 & 2 Bedrooms Starting at:

815 - 915

$

$

(866) 759-3646 Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.

SE

Wall-to-Wall Carpet Central Heat & Air Intercom Access/Dishwashers Laundry Room in every Building Pool and Playground

Simplify Your Commute

2 Bedrooms fr. $1200* • Washer & dryer • Individually controlled A/C • Wall-to-wall carpeting • Complimentary Alarm Syst.

River Hill Apartments 202-562-5060

with Move-in Special

Quincy Manor/ Monroe Gardens

2 BRs fr. $835/mo

with Move-in Special Meadow Green Courts!

$20 APPLICATION FEE! Convenient to shops, schools,Dishwasher. Walk-in closets.,w-w carpet 5% DISCOUNT:METRO & DC GOVT employees

Call for details (877) 464-9774

3539 A St SE

Apartments

Hyattsville

Mon-Fri. 9-5. Sat. 10-4

Housing Choice Vouchers welcome where rents are within voucher program limits

Call For Specials

1-BR $685 2-BR $769 2-BR (lge) $914 3-BR $925

• 1 BR Starting at $761.00 • 2 BR Starting at $912.00 • Spacious Floorplans • Minutes to Metro • Sparkling pool • Clubhouse/rec room • Large laundry facilities Limited time only 1 Month Free On Select Units

Free Application FEE w/AD

Security Deposit As low as $350 or 1st month’s rent (based on credit history)

301-760-4270

Call Now For Details

$99 MOVE IN

SPECIAL* EAGLES CROSSING

301-277-6610

866-790-5360

*See or call Consultant for Details

M-F 9-5. Sat 10-4

Housing ChoiceVouchers Welcome where rents are within voucher limits

CASTLE MANOR Apart ment s

1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. from $830 • Celng Fans • Lovely Settng • Near the New ARTS DiSTRiCT • Close to Shoppng & Metro

en t e-In Speci Mov $599 al! 1st Mon t h R (wit h a 12 Lease) On ly Mo. 866.464.0993

www.novodev.com

Bedrooms

2

From

$

1210

• Conveniently Located Near Metro, Bus & Shopping. • GAS & ELECTRIC INCLUDED!

240-770-5367

• Waived app fees upon approval

5327 Carswell Avenue Suitland, MD 20746 888-482-0472

The Perfect Price at the Perfect Location

866-315-8849

HYATTSVILLE

APARTMENTS

• 1 br starting at $905 • 2 br starting at $1020 • Spacious floorplans • Huge Walk-in closets • Sparkling Pool • Business Center • Minutes to Metro • Minutes to Capital Beltway

EFFICIENCY $700 1BR fr. $775 2 BR fr $870

721 Chillum Road • Hyattsville, MD 20783

COMFORTABLE & SPACIOUS

The Courts at Camp Springs

W/W carpet, CAC/l Air/Heat, Dishwasher, Laundry facility,

Call Now For Our

FANTASTIC SPECIALS!

TUDOR PLACE

BOWIE-4BR, crpt, fin bsmt, sunrm, gar, patio & big yard. Close to schools& shoppingcenter.$1,995/m or sale $395,000. Avail immed. 703-351-0777

116 Irvington Street SW,

• FREE WATER, GAS HEATING & COOKING • FREE APPLICATION FEE (with this ad) • Right on DC and Maryland line • Close to Fort Totten & West Hyattsville Metro • Free 6 wk summer camp • Convenient to shops, schools and I-495

Fort Totten

Deposit one Month Rent on approved credit

SOUTHWEST/Metro Convenient!

FLEETWOOD VILLAGE APTS.

6617 Atwood Street • District Heights, MD 20747

Hyattsville

www.novodev.com

CANONBURY SQUARE

CAPITOL PARK PLAZA

COMFORTABLE & SPACIOUS

Bedrooms From 1 $885 2 $1100

EVERYONE IS A WINNER

FREE A/C

at

Addison Chapel Apartments Free Accent Walls, Home Décor and Much More! Call or Stop By for Details

All Utilities Included. Fitness Center/ Swimming Pool.

1.877.870.0243 *Max. Income Qualifications:

1 pers. $45,180 • 2 pers. $51,600 Restrictions apply*. 201 I Street, SW • Washington, DC 20024 Located Near The S.W. Waterfront

GAS & ELECTRIC INCLUDED!

240-770-5367

1525 Elkwood Lane • Capitol Heights, MD 20743

(866) 574-7408

M-F 9-6pm • Sat. 10-5pm Sun. 12-4pm

SW GALVESTON PLACE -- 4BR, 2BA. $1400 plus utilities, 1st month rent free! Credit check required. Metro Bus close. Call 202-563-1791 SW - Veterans & Voucher Holders Welcome. 1 BR ($1005), 2 BR ($1166) & 4 BR ($1935) apts + utils. Secured building, CAC, nice kit, hdwd flrs. . Free application fee. 202-321-7777

http://novodev.com/apartments/408green.html

OAKCREST TOWERS

INSTANT PRE-APPROVAL 1 BR from $859 • 2 BR from $974 ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED for a small fee

Live – Play – Shop - Dine on The Avenue!

www.addisonchapel.com *Prices subject to verification

Award Winning Living at its Finest

COLUMBIA, MD- 3 level TH 2 BR, 2 BA, new flooring, finished basement. Deck, fenced in backyard. $1550/mo+ utils. Call 443-674-2949

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*Mini & Maximum income restrictions apply

HYATTSVILLE

Woodland Springs

MD RENTALS

EHO

1 BRs fr. $710/mo

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3719 4th Street SE

Hillside Heights

888-619-0052

Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.

ROYAL COURTS 866-208-9686

MD RENTALS

One Bedrooms $860-$950 Two Bedrooms $1,000-$1,225 * ONE OF A KIND Renovated units * Pets Allowed * Metro and Bus line accessible Call for specials!

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1 & 2 BRS.

• • • • •

Southeast SE

MD RENTALS

No application fee Deposits as low as $100 1 bedrooms at $769

@ Friendship Court

• Central Heat & Air • Wall-to-Wall Carpet • Close to Shopping, Banking & Metro Accessible

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WWW.OAKCRESTTOWERS.COM Some restrictions apply/


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MD RENTALS HYATTSVILLE

MD RENTALS

(when you sign a 12 month lease) On residential street next to DeMatha HS Off-street parking -Ceiling Fans

1 Bedroom – $699 • 2 Bedroom – $799 3 Bedroom – $999

(tenant pays electric) 301-779-1734

Amenities: • Individually • Gated Community controlled heat & AC • Renovated Apartment Homes • Plush wall-to-wall • Newly Renovated Pool Carpeting • Metro bus stops at entrance • 24-Hour emergency maintenance • Spacious closets

866.507.2283 Summer Ridge Hyattsville

3.6 Miles from National Harbor!

1829 Belle Haven Drive, Hyattsville, MD 20785 3-BR for the price of a 2-BR** • Electronic entry building system *Income Qualifications • Free business center # Occupants Maximum Income • Free after school program 1 $44,580 2 $50,940 • Metro Accessible 3 $57,300 • Bring in ad to rec. 4 $63,600 free app. fee Sec. Dep. fr. $250*

Call Us! 1(866)906-3677

Rosecroft Mews

**Limited Availability

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MD RENTALS

• 2 and Dens • 3 Bedrooms

Now available for immediate move in.

Move in by Labor Day for a chance to win a 42 inch Flat Screen TV

Call Us!

1(866)502-4883

Call today to schedule an appointment tour!

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866-805-0782

www.kingssquareapartments.com

LANDOVER

RIVERDALE

RIVERDALE

GATED COMMUNITY

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888-583-3047

• Free gas and water • State-of-the-art fitness center • Licensed Daycare on Premises • Right by the new Wegmans

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5249 Kenilworth Ave. • Hyattsville, MD 20781

• • • •

Fitness center on property Beautiful kitchens Washer/Dryer Outdoor & Indoor Pools Call Now For Our

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PARKVIEW GARDENS

MAPLE RIDGE

11658 South Laurel Drive Laurel, MD 20708

• Walk to Metro • Walk to Elementary School • Daycare on Premises • Mins. from Wegmans

FLETCHERS FIELD

908 Marcy Ave. • Oxon HIll, MD 20745

2252 Brightseat Road • Landover, MD 20785

1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apartments Bedrooms Starting @ $900

• Spacious and modern apartments • Wall to wall carpet • Dishwasher • Private balconies/patios Call Now For Our

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(Selected Units Only)

The Villages At Montpelier

www.mapleridgeapartments.com

6400 Riverdale Road • Riverdale, MD 20737

888-251-1872

877-898-6958

1, 2 & 3 BR APTS. HUGE 2 BR TOWNHOMES • Roomy, modern apts. • Private balconies/patios • Cathedral ceiling Call Now For Our

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5409 Riverdale Road • Riverdale, MD 20737

www.parkviewgardensapartments.com

800-767-2189

Free 6-Week Summer Camp.

Come Visit Us: Mon. thru Fri. 8 am - 5 pm • Sat. 10 am to 4 pm • Sun. 12 pm - 4 pm

GREAT APARTMENTS & A LOCATION THAT WORKS!

East Pines Terrace

Arundel Apartments 301-277-6202 MOVE IN SPECIAL 1st Mo. Rent only $599 (when you sign a 12 mo. lease) Super Convenient Location Close to shops & rec. center.

1BR, $785. 2BR $905. Utilities Included! (A/C Extra)

6747 Riverdale Rd. Riverdale, MD 20737

• All Credit Considered • Hardwood Floors • Central A/C • Laundry Room • Gas Heat & Cooking • Near I-295 • Vouchers Welcome

1-2 BRs From $925 M-F 9-5 • Sat. 10-2

Delwin Realty

301-577-7917

The Sooner You Move, The More Brand New You Save!! 2BRs from Save up to $2100!!*

$1452*

• Brand New kitchens and baths • Pool and Business Center • Minutes to Silver Spring/Bethesda Metro • Bus stop at community entrance

PADDINGTON SQUARE

240-752-6947

LANDOVER

FREE SEPTEMBER RENT

* w/approved credit

MT. RAINIER

HYATTSVILLE

• Swimming Pool • Private balconies and patios • Minutes to The National Harbor

1st mo. rent $599

866.914.9712

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GEORGETOWN - Share House, Prof Female. No smoking. Near Bus & shops, W/D. $700 + 1/3 util. 202-337-1308 HIGHLAND, MD- Btwn Olney & Clarksville. Shr LL SFH. 2 rms avail. Pvt entr, LR, prkg. Park like. NS/NP. $550/ $600+utils. Avail 9/1. 240-351-5150 HYATTSVILLE/Capitol Plaza Male/female Large furnished BR. Near metro, shopping center. $650 includes utilities. 240-604-8510 KENSINGTON- Rm for rent in SFH, $650/ mth all utils incl, close to metro, must like pets, 301-949-4294 MANASSAS, VA - I-66 2 miles, TH basement, 1 person, private entrance/bath, W/D, internet. $599. Utils incl. Available Immediate. Call 571-247-6908

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‘I’m Flattered, But My Career’s Not Over Yet’ “American Idol” producers offered Katy Perry $20 million for a yearlong contract, which she turned down, sources told Usmagazine .com. Mariah Carey is reportedly being paid $18 million. Nicki Minaj, Pharrell Williams, Keith Urban and Nick Jonas have all been mentioned as possible new judges, though nothing firm has been announced. (EXPRESS)

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Rufus Wainwright has tied the knot. His spokeswoman confirmed that he and Jorn Weisbrodt were married Thursday in Long Island, N.Y. The musician, 39, and the artistic director of the Luminato Festival have a 1-yearold daughter. Among the guests were Alan Cumming, Yoko Ono, Lou Reed, Carrie Fisher and Sean Lennon. (AP)

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Police in Plano, Texas, say they’re citing Randy Travis for simple assault after he got involved in a couple’s argument on Thursday night in a church parking lot. Nobody was hurt, but Travis and another woman were ticketed for simple assault, a Class C misdemeanor similar to a parking citation. (AP)

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After his naked-photos-scandal, Prince Harry must return Monday to his job as a helicopter pilot for the Royal Air Force. “He will be reprimanded,” an unnamed military source told Usmagazine.com. According to the Sunday Mirror, Harry’s girlfriend has broken up with him. TMZ.com reported that Vivid Entertainment offered him $10 million to appear in a “fun, sexy, big-budget adult film called ‘The Trouble with Harry.’ ” (EXPRESS)

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