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D[mOeha “Mike Wallace is here to see you.” The “60 Minutes” newsman had such a fearsome reputation that it was often said that those were the most dreaded words in the English language, capable of reducing an interview subject to a shaking, sweating mess. Wallace, who won his 21st and ﬁnal Emmy Award at 89, died Saturday in the New Canaan, Conn., care facility where he had lived the last few years of his life. He was 93. Wallace didn’t just interview people. He cross-examined them. Sometimes he eviscerated them pitilessly. His weapons were many: thorough research, a cocked eyebrow, a skeptical “Come on” and a question so direct it took your breath away. Wallace made “60 Minutes” compulsively watchable, television’s ﬁrst newsmagazine that became appointment viewing on Sunday nights. His last interview aired January 2008. Slowed by a triple bypass later that month and the ravages
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Longtime CBS “60 Minutes” correspondent Mike Wallace died Saturday in New Canann, Conn.
C[cehWXb[Cec[dji Mike Wallace challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin in 2005: “This isn’t a real democracy, come on!” When late-night TV host Johnny Carson expressed sympathy for a newsmaker who was an alcoholic, Wallace asked: “It takes one to know one?” Wallace aired a videotape in 1998 that showed assisted-suicide advocate Dr. Jack Kevorkian injecting a terminally ill patient with lethal drugs. (AP)
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soon to say whether the attacks in Tulsa’s predominantly black north side were racially motivated. Police spokesman Jason Willingham said t hat investigators are considering many possible motives but that ba sed on mesWatts sages posted on Facebook, revenge appeared to be a factor. Acting on an anonymous tip and backed by a helicopter, police arrested Jake England and Alvin Watts, 32, at a home just north of Tulsa around 2 a.m. The two men were roommates, and ofﬁcers went
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to their home, then followed them several blocks to another home, where they were arrested without incident, police said. Authorities said they planned to charge them with murder and other offenses. Task force commander Maj. Walter Evans said that investigators recovered a weapon but that it was not clear who ﬁred the shots. Police Chief Chuck Jordan said the gunmen appeared to have chosen their victims at random. Police identiﬁed those killed as Dannaer Fields, 49, Bobby Clark, 54, and William Allen, 31. Two men were wounded but were released from the hospital. JUSTIN JUOZ APAVICIUS (AP)
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California artist Thomas Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches were big sellers for dealers across the country, died Friday, a family spokesman said. Kinkade, 54, died at his home in the San Francisco Bay area of what appeared to be natural causes. (AP)
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U.S. Aids Pakistani Hunt For Avalanche Survivors The U.S. sent a team of experts Sunday to help Pakistan search for 135 people buried a day earlier by a massive avalanche that engulfed a military complex in a mountain battleground close to the Indian border. Pakistani army spokesman Gen. Athar Abbas said Sunday evening that it was unclear whether any of the people, mostly Pakistani troops, buried are still alive. (AP) 87C7AE"C7B?
Ousted President Hands Over His Resignation A parliament ar y official in Mali says the democratically elected leader of Mali, who has been in hiding ever since a coup last month, Toure has turned in his resignation. President Amadou Toumani Toure’s resignation paves the way for a new interim president to be named in keeping with the constitution. (AP)
Car Bombing Kills 38 in Nigeria Easter blast follows in trend of attacks targeting churches
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Onlookers gather at the site of a suicide car bombing in Kaduna, Nigeria, on Sunday.
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+ The number of days in March that International Falls, Minn., the "icebox of America," saw 70 degrees or warmer. The city only had three days of below-zero temperatures. (AP)
National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo. It’s not just March. “It’s been ongoing for several months,” said Jake Crouch of NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center in Ashville, N.C. Meteorologists say an unusual conﬂuence of several weather patterns, including La Nina, was the direct cause of the warm start to 2012. While individual events can’t be blamed on global warming, Crouch said this is like the extremes that are supposed to get more frequent due to man-made climate change.
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It’s important to note that this unusual winter heat is mostly a North America phenomenon. Much of the rest of the Northern Hemisphere has been cold, said NOAA meteorologist Martin Hoerling. The ﬁrst quarter of 2012 broke the January-March record by 1.4 degrees. Usually records are broken by just one- or two-tenths of a degree.
The atypical heat goes back even further. Since last April, it’s been the hottest 12-month stretch on record, Crouch said. NOAA scientist Gabriel Vecchi compared the increase in weather extremes to baseball players on steroids: You can’t say an individual homer is due to steroids, but they are hit more often and the long-held records for home runs fall. They seem to be falling far more often due to global warming, said top NASA climate scientist James Hansen, who authored a paper showing that heat extremes are happening far more often than scientists thought. What was a 1-in-400 hot temperature record is now a 1-in-10 occurrence, essentially 40 times more likely, said Hansen. SETH BORENSTEIN (AP)
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A few seasons ago the Capitals management and fans raved about how deep their goaltending pool was. Today that pool has dried up as the Capitals will likely rely on Braden Holtby – who has only 21 NHL games of experience – to man the pipes in the opening round. Injuries to the team’s stock of No. 1 goalies, Tomas Vokoun and Michal Neuvirth, thrust Holtby into the starting role, and although he’s played the part well down the stretch to help the Caps reach the playoffs, there are concerns. Holtby will be facing off against Tim Thomas, the veteran netminder who led the Bruins to a Stanley Cup victory last spring.
These 3 matchups could make the difference in the series vs. the Bruins <ehj^[\_hijj_c[_d\ekho[Whi" the Capitals aren’t the Southeast Division champions, but considering the team’s current playoff position, that might be just fine with them. Washington clinched the Eastern Conference’s seventh seed on Saturday night and will face the defending Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins in a series starting on Thursday. The Caps went 3-1 in the season series with the Bruins and scored a total of 13 goals in those games. But it wouldn’t be a playoff series without story lines that could potentially nullify any regular season success the Caps had. Washington enters its first playoffs without Bruce Boudreau behind the bench, and the Caps will also be relying on a potentially thin goaltending stock as injuries to Tomas Vokoun and Michal Neuvirth have put Braden Holtby in the starting job. Here’s a few of the key matchups that will determine who advances to Round 2. REED S. ALBERS (FOR E X PRES S) NO. 2 BOSTON VS. NO. 7 WASHINGTON
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It’s no secret that Ovechkin hates playing against the Bruins’ 6-foot9 defenseman. Zdeno Chara’s towering figure and his physical defensive style are reasons why Ovechkin went goalless in three games against the Bruins this year. Yet in past playoff series, defensive matchups that were supposed to stymie Ovechkin have failed to do so. Washington’s past four postseasons have seen Ovechkin score at least four goals in each series, and the Great 8 has 50 playoff points in 37 games. History suggests Ovechkin will rise to the occasion.
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U.S. Tops France in Cup Having beaten Roger Federer’s Switzerland and France on the road, the U.S. Davis Cup team now awaits a more daunting obstacle — defending champion Spain in the semifinals. John Isner sent the Americans into the next round by winning Sunday’s opening singles match — a 6-3, 7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-3 victory over sixth-ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France. (AP) FHE<EEJ87BB
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Tim Tebow drew a crowd of about 15,000 to an outdoor Easter church service Sunday, telling the gathering it’s important to be outspoken about faith while admonishing athletes about not being better role models. “In Christianity, it’s the Pope and Tebow right now,” pastor Joe Champion said. (AP)
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MIKE LAWRIE CHOSE his career path in an unusual way. He asked himself two important questions: Which industry will create the most wealth? What is the most successful company in that industry? He quickly concluded the industry was information technology and the company was IBM. He went on to spend 27 years working there, developing a turnaround expertise that he carried to other companies before arriving at CSC.
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W^[WZ trained applicants, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Umes. edu) launched a PSM specifically to fill that need. Students can now earn a professional science master’s in quantitative fisheries and resource economics. “Those are two areas that NOAA was not able to get enough people trained in,” says Todd Christenson, program manager of the NOAA Living Marine Resources Cooperative Science Center at UMES. “The program is a good jumping-off point for students going directly into agencies.”
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8bWp_d]WD[mJhW_b The right graduate degree can help you ditch the desk for a job in the outdoors 9Wh[[hi Martin Ogle doesn’t stare at a computer screen all day. Instead, he tends to trails and interpretive gardens, puts together exhibits about energy and ecology, and teaches people of all ages about the flora and fauna of Northern Virginia. “I wanted to be in a place where I could not only be outside a lot but also help get the word out about all of this knowledge,” says Ogle, 51, who holds a master’s in wildlife biology from Virginia Tech. That led him to the field of interpretive
education and his position as chief naturalist with the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority. For some people, Ogle’s business day sounds a lot more appealing than sitting at a desk from 9 to 5. If you’d rather punch the clock in the great outdoors, enrolling in a graduate-degree program in the areas of environmental management or leadership might help you get your feet wet. Literally. “Once a week, our students are in the creek, taking samples to then analyze in the lab,” says Tolessa Deksissa, director of the professional science master’s program (PSM)
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in water resources management at the University of the District of Columbia (Udc.edu). “It’s actual experiential learning that trains them to be ready for a job.” PSM programs allow degree holders to work in both the scientific and business worlds by combining advanced training in science or mathematics with coursework in management, policy or law. The goal is to prepare students for a variety of positions at technology-based companies, government agencies or nonprofits, according to the National Professional Science Master’s Association (Npsma.org). When the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) had trouble finding well-
Evan Lindsay, 27, who’s finishing the two-year program in May, hopes the degree will prepare him for a position in fisheries management. “This program really trains you to have an analyst’s perspective,” says the New Jersey native, who grew up on the coast. “I like to be outdoors and on the water, and with fisheries management you get that opportunity to be in the field collecting data.” Of course, a professional science master’s degree isn’t the only way to get your outdoor dream job. In the fall, American University will introduce a different kind of environmental degree program: an M.S. in sustainability management through its Kogod School of Business (American.edu/kogod). The interdisciplinary degree program trains students to help drive an organization’s environmental programs and policies. “Our students will be studying science, business and public policy and hopefully combining all three to be well-rounded sustainability officers,” says Daniel Jacobs, the program’s director. That, according to Jacobs, will make them ideal candidates for jobs at government Continued on page E4
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agencies such as the National Park Service and Environmental Protection Agency, positions in environmental education or roles at a major retailer like Patagonia. Scientific research is another career path that can lead you into the woods, to the beach or to whatever kind of wild kingdom you want to explore. “If you want to get outside, consider a master’s or Ph.D. degree with a research thesis requirement, like a field study,”
says Albert Torzilli, graduate program director and associate professor in George Mason University’s Department of Environmental Science & Policy. Candidates need to recognize the realities of conducting research. “You do get to have fun outdoors, but eventually you have to come indoors and input your data,” says Christine Gleason, 35, who’s in her first year of a Ph.D. program at George Mason University (Gmu.edu) and serves as president of the school’s Environmental Science & Policy Graduate
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As chief naturalist, Ogle educates visitors about parks and helps maintain trails.
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Student Association. Ogle originally thought he wanted to be a researcher. But after spending time gathering and crunching numbers, he realized he’d be happier explaining the stats to others. “There are so many things you can do,” Ogle says. “Even in our own park system, there’s the classic ranger posi-
tion, there are people who work in horticulture. There are a lot of different ways to get outside if you know what it is you like.” Sophie Gerard, 33, has known where her interests lie from a young age. As a child, she could often be found in a pair of river boots, standing in a stream and looking for crayfish. Her parents helped
develop her inquisitive nature and passion for the outdoors, and now she inspires that same sense of wonder as an ecological educator at the Nature Preschool at the Irvine Nature Center in Owings Mills, Md. “I realized that I could make a career out of this, of helping others see what’s around us,” says Gerard, who holds a master’s in ecological teaching from Lesley University in Massachusetts. Gerard spends a good chunk of time each day outdoors with her students, searching for animal tracks, examining acorns or simply listening to the sounds of nature. “There are so many things out there that we walk by every day and never have the chance to take a second look at,” she says. “My graduate degree has really helped me to focus on the whole, on all the interconnections and patterns we see throughout everything we do. And I’m really happy to go to my job every day.” BETH LUBERECKI (FOR E XPRESS)
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The first thing that an employer looks at on a résumé is an impression as to who the person is: Who is this? Where have they been? What have they been doing? It’s like meeting somebody for the first time, looking at how they’re dressed, their face, and making a quick judgment. Continued on page E6
What’s the No. 1 mistake people make in writing a résumé?
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If you don’t have much paid experience, what do you include?
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People wrongly assume that a résumé should be a list of places that they’ve had paid employment. A résumé should reflect instead a person’s life experiences in three areas: their skills — what they can do with their knowledge — what they know about and their personal traits.
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Can you help them focus?
Direct the employer to a specific spot on the résumé by using a summary statement at the top instead of an objective statement. This is one of the hottest things in résumé writing now. An objective statement says this is what you want from an organization. A summary statement at the top says this is what you offer the organization. What can you do appearance-wise to make your résumé stand out?
This business of using fancy forms, templates to make your résumé look good is a total waste of time. In fact, it gives the opposite impression. It gives the impression that all you’re selling is sizzle, no substance. You want a very businesslike résumé. A résumé doesn’t have to be dry, right? Can you make it your own?
A résumé is inherently subjective. It’s a person talking about themselves to other people. You want the items to be factual, but they have to be expressed subjectively, especially when it comes to the
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The reason I use that term was to be able to make it clear up-front that we all have life experiences that are valuable for work, and those life experiences may not have been paid employment. Most stress for people writing résumés is in feeling that they don’t have enough quality material. STEPHANIE KANOWITZ (FOR E XPRESS)
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Reporter named her one of the indus- the Rings” than Keebler. She has the try’s top 50 digital power players, a sort of awkward/cool vulnerability that list that included George Lucas and invites immediate intimacy. This is the chief executive of Twitter. what made her famous online. If you are a geek — a proud, noble, After studying violin performance reclaiming-the-word geek — then Feli- in college, Day moved to Los Angeles, cia Day is your deity. getting the “Buffy” arc and not much A few months ago, YouTube else. What she was doing more than announced that it would launch 100 anything was bunkering in her apartnew original-content channels. Pro- ment playing World of Warcraft. She ducers would get a cash inﬂux to help tried writing a TV pilot about gamthem ramp up quality; YouTube would ers, but she couldn’t sell it. Someone amass artistic credibility. Deepak suggested that she produce the show Chopra got a channel. Shaherself and put it online. She quille O’Neal, Amy Poehler did, and it became a template and Madonna-afﬁliated outfor how Web content could ﬁts got channels. make money: Sponsorships Day got one, too. were struck with Microsoft She named it Geek & and Sprint. Sundry. Its slate of shows — “The Guild” — five six new, original programs, seasons so far — is weird, created by or developed it is wonderful, it is unapolTwitter followers by or starring her — ogetically dorky and not in a debuted last week. stereotypically kind of way, but “It’s this sort of grand experas an honest, complex portrayal iment, and I don’t know what’s of online existence. going to happen,” she says. At its core, Geek & Sundry Facebook subscribWhat will happen with Day represents the future of Web ers is intrinsically tied to what will series. In the early days of orighappen on the Internet, inal content online, there at a potential watershed was an assumption that moment in the future of the best of it would be online content. good enough for TV. That “Remember that movie rule no longer holds up. subscribers to her ‘Three Men and a Baby’?” “It’s not just a ‘phenew YouTube channel, Joss Whedon writes in nomenon’ when someone Geek & Sundry, which an email. The creator of online is getting an audilaunched last week. “Buffy the Vampire Slayence every week that’s biger” cast Day in that show as ger than a television show,” the slayer Vi. “Felicia is the Day says. “People don’t baby, the three guys raising her are understand that maybe [television] Preston Sturges, Gordon Gekko and is not the goal anymore.” Rain Man. Her mind works faster than The goal, she says, is to harness mine ever will and her mouth works and exploit the strengths of the Web: faster than that. She’s funny, savvy, its communal nature, its fanatic devofocused and encyclopedic to the point tion and its thirst for authenticity. of scary. And, sidebar, the baby grows “I’m here on the Web,” she says, up to be really hot.” “because I don’t want to be a cliche.” Day looks like an elf, more “Lord of MONICA HESSE (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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The Hunt Is On Didn’t get tickets to the White House Easter Egg Roll? Whatever, you can still take the kids to the zoo’s Easter Monday event. It’s less celebrity-studded than the egg roll, but it does have an Easter Panda, along with an egg hunt, live music and animal-themed lawn games — and since most of the contestants will be children, you can easily win all the games! National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW; 11 a.m., free; 202-633-4800, Nationalzoo. si.edu. (Woodley Park)
Soft Opening It’s nice to see the new Howard Theatre kicking off with a D.C. musician. Yup, it’s Wale — D.C. needs more local musicians to get legitimately famous; there’s so little suspense when we mention homegrown talent — with his hip-hop/ go-go fusion and tracks from his latest album, “Ambition.” Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW; 9 p.m., $35; 202-803-2899, Thehowardtheatre. com. (Shaw)
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Melchiorri also speaks or, rather, lectures viewers, hotel owners and workers in a blunt “I’ve seen it all” style not unlike Donald Trump’s. Although Melchiorri projects a certain head-shaven intensity, he never erupts into angry obscenity like Ramsay or struts with Trump’s ridiculously pompous self-regard. He is, in short, a patient teacher and a good manager, someone who recognizes and nurtures talent and potential. You’ll walk away from the show wishing you had a boss like him. First up on “Hotel Impossible,” is Gurney’s Inn, located in Montauk, N.Y., a famous, yet faded hotel whose decor and management style appear to be stuck in the 1970s. KEVIN MCDONOUGH
IcWi^ The good news: The producers have landed a certifiable star, Rebecca Duvall (Uma Thurman). The bad news: She’s stuck in Cuba. Karen is tapped as the understudy, but the pressure from Derek may be too much for her. Tom and Julia’s anniversary is cause for reflection on what showbiz does to relationships. (TRIBUNE MEDIA)
Mommy Dearest Living with Mom at age 30 and proud of it? These guys are. “Mama’s Boys of the Bronx” (10 p.m., TLC) sheds light on five Italian-American buddies who are charismatic, employed, in their 30s and unapologetic about living with their moms. Friends, above, from left: Frankie, Peter, Chip, Giovanni and Anthony rely on their mommies for a lot of things, including cleaning their rooms, ironing their underwear and keeping their medicine cabinets stocked with their favorite hair gels. (TM)
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BELTSVILLE- Room for rent in shared home, $500. Free cable. Security deposit required. Shared utilities. Chuk 202-255-3047 BOWIE Basementfor rent,separateentrance, privatebath share kitchen.$650/mo. Please call:301-237-9241 BRENTWOOD- LARGEAPARTMENTAREA in privatehome,privateba, off st. pkrg,$795. 301-529-5430 CAPITAL HEIGHTS - Prof applicant, Furnished room for rent, 1 person, share Bath & kitchen. $685 utilities included. Please call 301-502-6581 CAPITAL HEIGHTS, MD- Large room, 2 blocks to Metro, male pref. $145-$175. Call 301-537-5433 or 240-244-1020 Fairfax, VA- Single person pref, no smoking, no pets, Cable, Kitchen, $600 everything incl. 703-217-0970 after 5 GAITHERSBURG, MD-1 room $299, 1 MBR $350. In house to shr. No-smkg. Close to Metro. 301-219-1066
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VA RENTALS 4901 Seminary Rd., ALEXANDRIA, VA
SOU THERN TOWERS Efﬁciency from ..... $920* 2 Bedroom from.. $1515* 1 Bedroom from.. $1170* 3 Bedroom from.. $1825* Spacious Penthouse From $1960*
HYATTSVILLE/ CAP PLAZA- M/F, Large furnished BR, near metro/ shops $650/m incl utils Call 240-604-8510 Kensington, MD $895 shr Lg, quiet NS TH. Suite incl Master BR, priv. ba., den, CATV, all util & internet. W/D, Lease+dep. Nr NIH. John 301-929-0000 LANDOVER - Large rooms in beautiful home, $550-$750 utils & cable incl. Nr busline & subway Very clean. Please call 240-398-4621 LANHAM 1 room is 2 BR apt to shr. Pvt BA, W/D, $650 everything included. Please Call 240-374-8705 LANHAM/COLLEGE PARK - 1 furnished BR, $550/month includes utilities. Security deposit required. 240-423-7923 Mount RainierNewly renv home to shr. Hwd flrs and new kit. Priv BA, Nr trans & hospital. $750. 301-221-3336 NW - Small furn $450. Near Metro, 1 mo dep. All incl. No Smk. Share kitchen. Drivers lic. 202-829-3307/202-374-2649 RIVERDALE, MD- N/S. Share home, 1 room for 1 person. Avail now. $450 includes utilities, W/D. $450 security deposit. 301-613-0446 SE - Furn rm in house, share BA/kit. Near metro & harbor. Pref female. $165/week incld util. Please call 301-922-6393 SE - Share Newly Renov. Fully furn, W/D, Jacuzzi Tub, Full Kit,Nr Metro/Shops. $150/$375 per wk. Jasper St. 202-889-2810
SIL SPG-N/S, safe, 5 star delux furn suite, shr kit, W/D, priv ba/priv ent., Cbl/int, nr trans/ shps, prk, $425 bi wkly. Util incl. Sam 240-286-5451 SUITLAND, MD - Share SFH. Fully furnished room with refrigerator, microwave, CATV, wireless net. $150/week. Call 301-775-0019
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Chrysler 1996 Sebring — LXi, $3500 obo, 79K MILES, Good cond, runs great, V6, auto trans, White ext, 2 dr, AC, CD, 928-848-9590
HONDA 2001 S2000 yellow, like new condition, only 23,000 miles, carefully driven, garaged.$16,700. Call 434-973-8567
MERCEDES-BENZ 2001 S430 74k miles, mint cond, no accidents, garage kept, green w/ beige. $12,900. Call 703-350-6986
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TYSONS CORNER - Newly renovated 4 level TH, 3+ bedroom, 3.5 bath, $3950/month + utilities. Near WFC metro. Call 703-507-5781
Nitro 2011 Z7 Sport— $20k,mint cond 19.5 ft bass boat w/water sports fun,purchased July 2011,8 hrs water usage,bimini,removable ski tow pylon,aerated aft livewell,brand new custommatched Galvashield trailer.Too many details to list,call 540-220-7127
ADELPHI, MD - 1 room. , avail in condo, nice, $525 all utilities included. 24 hour security. Near bus & UMD, N/S. Call 301-326-3366
SKS26 1999 Holiday Rambler— $7,999,Grt cond,slps6,Rear bdrm, side slide(din & sofa),frt liv area,side kithn,loaded 703-273-2114
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ARIES (March 21-April 19) Accentuate the positive today, and others will be willing to do almost anything for you in gratitude for lightening the mood. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) Be careful with someone who doesnâ€™t know you well yet; you donâ€™t want him or her to take what you say the wrong way, even temporarily. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Consider options that are presented by someone who seems to understand what makes you tick. He or she is eager to forge a deeper bond. CANCER (June 21-July 22) Delve deeper into your past than usual and youâ€™ll uncover an important piece of information that has long been obscured. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Eventually you will come to terms with something you did long ago, but today you may still find it hard to believe that you did it at all.
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Britainâ€™s Prince Charles marries his longtime love, Camilla Parker Bowles.
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‘Nod Once for Zebra, Twice for Leopard’ Footwear News reports that Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi is going to release a line of children’s bedroom slippers with partner Happy Feet this spring. Pairs will sell for $15 each. “She’s extremely involved in the development,” said Happy Feet’s owner. “She’s extremely particular. She didn’t just sign and walk away. She’s involved in every facet.” (EXPRESS)
OFFICIAL SIGNS OF SINGLEDOM
Time for Seal to Be Seen With Renee Zellweger
Dad Prepares to Hand Over The Keys to the Britney
Britney Spears’ fiance, Jason Trawick, has petitioned to become one of Spears’ conservators, E! News reported. Currently, Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, holds legal control over his daughter and her money. The elder Spears asked Trawick to become a conservator, according to Usmagazine.com. (EXPRESS)
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When Britney behaves, Jason gives her a star. Five stars and she gets a new car.
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One of Kate Gosselin’s Twitter followers alerted her that ex Jon Gosselin is heading to court for nonpayment of child support. “I don’t know if he’s going to court but wouldn’t surprise me. ... How do you know this stuff?!?” she tweeted. A niece in the Pennsylvania court system, the follower replied. (E XPRESS)
I^[ÊiDeB_Be Amanda Bynes has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she grazed a sheriff’s patrol car. The 26-year-old actress was arrested around 3 a.m. Friday in West Hollywood, Calif. The Los Angeles County sheriff’s department says that Bynes attempted to pass a patrol car making a right turn when she hit it. Deputies who arrested her suspect she was drunk at the time. Bynes is being held on $5,000 bail. Bynes appeared in the 2010 film “Easy A” and the Nickelodeon series “What I Like About You.” (AP)
Heidi Klum filed for divorce from Seal Friday, citing irreconcilable differences, three months after the two announced their split. TMZ.com reports that Klum wants primary physical custody of their four children, with Seal getting visitation rights. They were married for seven years. (EXPRESS)
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