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J^[IYef[e\j^[FheXb[c The newly created National Registry of Exonerations begins at the start of 1989. It gives an unprecedented view of the scope of the problem of wrongful convictions in the United States, and the figure of more than 2,000 exonerations “is a good start,” said Rob Warden, executive director of the Center on Wrongful Convictions. The registry excludes at least 1,170 additional defendants. Their convictions were thrown out starting in 1995 amid the periodic exposures of 13 major police scandals around the country. In all the cases, police officers fabricated crimes, usually by planting drugs or guns on innocent defendants. (AP)
newly opened National Registry of Exonerations. The database compiled and analyzed by the researchers contains information on 873 exonerations for which they have the most detailed evidence. The researchers are aware of nearly 1,200 other exonerations, for which they have less data. They found that those 873 exonerated defendants spent a combined total of more than 10,000 years in prison, an average of more than 11 years each. Nine out of 10 of them are men and half are Afri-
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Robin Gibb, a founding member of the Bee Gees who helped propel the group to international stardom, has died. He was 62. “The family of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, announce with great sadness that Robin passed away today following his long battle with cancer and intestinal surgery,” family spokesman Doug Wright said in a statement. “The family have asked that their privacy is respected at this very difﬁcult time.” Gibb was one of three brothers whose soaring falsetto harmonies helped power such hits as “Stayin’ Alive” and “Night Fever.” The band was best known for the influential “Saturday Night Fever” soundtrack album that became one of the fastest selling albums of all time. The 1977 soundtrack came to epitomize the ﬂashy disco era.
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‘No Real Closure’ Lockerbie families still seek answers after bomber’s death
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lies of victims and still believes alMegrahi was not responsible for the bombing. In 2007, an investigation by a Scottish tribunal found that new evidence — and old evidence withheld from trial — suggested that al-Megrahi “may have suffered a miscarriage of justice.” Even those who believed alMegrahi did take part in the bomb-
ing say his death still leaves questions unanswered. “It closes a chapter but it doesn’t close the book. We know he wasn’t the only person involved,” Frank Dugan, president of the group Victims of Pan Am Flight 103, said. “I’m glad he’s gone, but there’s no real closure,” Eileen Walsh, a Glen Rock, N.J., resident whose father, brother and sister died in the bombing. “There’s nothing but a bad taste in my mouth.” Al-Megrahi’s death should not be an excuse to stop trying to ﬁnd out who was behind the bombing, she added. After Moammar Gadhaﬁ’s fall last year, Britain asked Libya’s new rulers to help fully investigate, but they put off any probe. VERENA DOBNIK AND MEER A SELVA (AP)
Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, a former Libyan intelligence officer who was the only person ever convicted in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, died at home in Tripoli on Sunday. He was 60. Scotland released al-Megrahi on Aug. 20, 2009, on compassionate grounds to let him return home to die after he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, much to the outrage of the relatives of the attack’s 270 victims. AlMegrahi had insisted he was innocent, but he kept a strict silence after his release. (AP)
D[mOeha For relatives of the people who died in the Lockerbie bombing, the death Sunday of the only man who was convicted stirred up questions once again about his guilt and whether others went unpunished. It also gave families a chance to reissue pleas for further investigation. Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, a Libyan intelligence ofﬁcial, died of complications from cancer, a relative said. Al-Megrahi was convicted of blowing up Flight 103 over the Scottish town on Dec. 21, 1988, which killed 270 people, many of them New York and New Jersey residents. The families had banded together after the bombing, immersing themselves in terrorist policy, international relations and airline security and lobbying for compensation from Libya. But their views on alMegrahi’s role in the bombing are far from uniform. “Megrahi is the 271st victim of Lockerbie,” said David Ben-Ayreah, who represents some British fami-
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Hundreds of Egyptians Launch Hunger Strike Several hundred Egyptians, including one of the 13 presidential candidates, began a 24-hour hunger strike on Sunday in Cairo to protest the continued detention of around 300 people rounded up in a mass arrest who face possible military prosecution. The protest comes ahead of the country’s two-day election process, which begins Wednesday. (AP)
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Travel tip: Approaching the Newark, Del., toll plaza, the two left lanes will take you to the highwayspeed E-ZPass toll readers. Those lanes put the easy in E-ZPass, but Delaware still can be nasty at peak periods, especially around the exits for routes 1 and 7.
Classic route: I-270 to I-70 west to I-68 west to Exit 14A at Keysers Ridge and follow Route 219 south (about 180 miles). Alternative: Between Frederick and Route 219, try portions of Route 144 and Alternate 40, most of which is the Historic National Road. Take it to enjoy a different drive to Western Maryland but not to save time. Travel tip: Maryland’s major roads, including I-270, I-70 and routes 15 and 40, pass through a bottleneck at Frederick. Try to avoid starting your trip between 1 and 8 p.m. Fridays, have a map to review options on detours and be patient.
Classic route: Route 50 east to Ocean City (about 150 miles). Alternative: There really isn’t a good highway alternative to the Ocean Gateway (Route 50). Around Wye Mills, Route 404 branches east from Route 50 and heads for Rehoboth Beach on the Delaware shore, but it’s narrow and crowded. Travel tip: The HOV lanes on
Route 50 are HOV all the time. The best Bay Bridge travel times for summer weekend getaways are Thursdays before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m., Fridays before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m., Saturdays before 7 a.m. and after 5 p.m., Sundays before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m., and holiday Mondays before 10 a.m. and after 10 p.m.
Classic route: I-95 south, to I-295 south, to I-64 east, to I-664 south, then I-64 to Exit 292 for Chesapeake Expressway/I-464/ Route 17. Then keep left to continue to the Chesapeake Expressway (Route 168) and take Nags Head/ Great Bridge Exit 291B to routes 168 and 158 and the Outer Banks (about 270 miles to Kitty Hawk). Alternatives: After Fredericksburg, some I-95 drivers pick up Route 17 south at Exit 126 and take it to I-64 in the Hampton Roads area. Others take the I-295 bypass around Richmond into the Petersburg area, then take Exit 50 to Route 460 east. Travel tip: Virginia has widened I-95 in southern Fairfax County. Even so, Friday afternoon traffic south of D.C. can be stop-and-go to Fredericksburg. Either leave by 11 a.m. or wait until after 8 p.m. Even better, head out between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday. R O B ER T T H O M S O N
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Motorist Robbed by 3 Police on Sunday were looking for three men who allegedly robbed a motorist at gunpoint near the University of Maryland in College Park. The victim told police he was driving eastbound on University Boulevard near Adelphi Road around 1:30 a.m. Sunday when a man flagged him down. When the victim pulled over the suspect displayed a gun and got in the backseat of the victim’s car. The victim was then forced to drive to a nearby intersection where two other men got in the car and the victim was told to get out. (AP) IFH?D=<?;B:"L7$
Police Kill Suspected Child Pornographer Fairfax County Police said an officer fatally shot a man wanted on child pornography charges after the man threatened police with a sword. Police said the shooting happened Saturday night inside an apartment in Springfield. Police said they were told the suspect was hiding in a bedroom. (AP) KFF;HC7HB8EHE"C:$
Officer Faces DUI Charges Police in Prince George’s County said a police officer has been charged with driving under the influence after he crashed his cruiser in a single-car accident. Police say the accident happened at just after 5 a.m. Saturday. Police Officer Daniel Gonzalez was off duty when he crashed at the intersection of Route 1 and Tanglewood Drive. (AP)
Culture Battle Over Food Truck Popular Fojol Bros. criticized for use of stereotypical outfits
The number of people, as of Sunday afternoon, to sign an online protest against the Fojol Bros. food truck for their attire, which many say is culturally insensitive. (AP)
MWi^_d]jed Neither Drew Franklin nor Arturo Viscarra has ever eaten at one of the Fojol Bros.’ three colorful, crosscultural food trucks. Despite this fact, the two roommates have, in the course of a week, transformed one of the District’s most popular mobile vendors into one of the most despised. It started on May 11 with Franklin’s semicrude “Open Letter to the ‘Fojol’ Bro-dawgs” on Facebook and continued with Viscarra’s online petition at Change.org, which demanded that the Fojol Bros. “[r]espect Asian and African cultures — stop the brownface minstrel act!” The Fojol employees wear turbans and fake bushy mustaches and assume mythical personas from the lands of “Merlindia” and “Benethiopia” — all while peddling dishes inspired by the cuisines of India, Ethiopia and Thailand. The charges of racism and cultural mockery have blindsid-
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Fojol Bros. vehicle during Barack Obama’s inauguration on Jan. 20, 2009. The charges have impacted his young, ethnically diverse staff, says Vitarello, and they have proved a huge distraction as his ever-growing business gears up for the busy summer months on D.C.’s streets. T he pet it ion ca mpa ign against the Fojols has created a sort of crisis of conscience for Washingtonians.
Some have berated themselves for not speaking up before now, even though they’ve been troubled by the trucks’ carnival-like shtick from the beginning. “I’m a little embarrassed that I didn’t say something or at least boycott the truck on my own,” wrote one petition-signer. Others, however, fret that the District has become such a politically correct zone that no one — not even young entrepreneurs with a clear affection for international cuisines — can playfully incorporate the symbols and clothing of another culture without being accused of racism. “We’ve reached the point where no one can do anything funny/ edgy without shrill idiots getting ‘Offended,’ ” wrote one commenter on a Hufﬁngton Post story about the Fojol Bros. crisis. T IM CA R M A N
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, D, has long promised that the D.C. suburbs and Baltimore would each get a new light-rail line and that the Purple Line and its counterpart in Charm City could be built at the same time. But ﬁnancial documents recently submitted to the Federal Transit Administration show that O’Malley’s promise will be difﬁcult — if not impossible — to keep. The General Assembly’s recent rejection of the governor’s proposed gas-tax hike makes it likely that the state will have to choose to build one of the lines before the other, state and local transportation ofﬁcials say.
With no new tax revenue dedicated to transportation, ﬁnding the money for even one of the light-rail lines will be difﬁcult, the ofﬁcials say. The state hoped to begin construction on both lines in 2015, with the 16-mile Purple Line opening between Bethesda and New Carrollton by late 2020 and the 14-mile Baltimore Red Line opening in early 2021. But construction of the runner-up project probably would be delayed at least ﬁve years. When asked whether Maryland could afford to build both at once without a gas-tax increase, state Transportation Secretary Beverley Swaim-Staley said, “Probably no.” (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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First lady Michelle Obama’s spree of television appearances this year included an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show, “Ellen,” in February.
Meet Mrs. Popular The first lady holds the spotlight as a likable force for Obama’s campaign MWi^_d]jed As the presidential campaign ramped up earlier t his year, Michelle Obama presented poet Maya Angelou with an award and a hug at the BET Honors award show. Two days later, she danced on an episode of “iCarly,” a tweens sitcom. She is on television almost as much as her husband is. But as ubiquitous as the first lady has become, she also has carved out a distinct role in President Obama’s re-election campaign and in the country: innocuous cheerleader, steering clear of the tough, hot-button issues and carrying no hint of political liability that occasionally worried the campaign in 2008. In an era where it is not a stretch to anticipate a woman as president, how closely Michelle Obama hews
to the traditional role of ﬁrst lady is being watched closely for clues about how much and how little things have changed for high-proﬁle political spouses. According to a campaign aide, the ﬁrst lady’s playbook for the rest of the election season will be to avoid policy and political debates. After a rocky start to the 2008 campaign, when critics cast her as overly opinionated and strident, aides
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helped remake her into a beloved, noncontroversial ﬁrst lady. The campaign is determined to maintain her overwhelming popularity by keeping her away from the ugly polarization of modern politics. David Axelrod, senior strategist
for the campaign, said even when the ﬁrst lady promotes her own issues, it beneﬁts the campaign. “Anytime she’s out there is helpful,” he said. “We want her out there as much as we can get her time.” And she is out there. She has spoken at more than 50 fundraisers, raising millions of dollars, and she has held conference calls with campaign volunteers and groups. But critics warn of a downside: Such “aggressive exposure may dilute the power of her pres-
IekdZi<Wc_b_Wh Ann Romney, is doing the same thing for her husband, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney, as Michelle Obama is doing for her husband — softening the tough edges on his image and making him a more likable candidate. Particularly after Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen’s remark in April that Romney had “never worked a day in her life,” the candidate’s wife has taken a more visible role on the campaign trail — something she had shied away from doing after a rocky introduction to stumping during her husband’s 1994 Senate bid. (T WP)
ence,” said Republican consultant Mary Matalin. The traditional niche of supportive spouse remains the safest place for Michelle Obama, agreed Katherine Jellison, a history professor at Ohio University. Public assertion of her political views — or emphasis on her Ivy League degrees and professional experience — could detract from her charm as a momin-chief and advocate for children and families. “It pains me to say that, because I would like women to be able to go out on the campaign trail and just say, ‘This is what I believe,’ ” Jellison said. Some Republicans suggest that Michelle Obama’s impact on Obama’s campaign is overstated. “Her popularity is not transferable,” said Ari Fleischer, who served as press secretary for President George W. Bush. “There’s no history that says it is.” Still, she will continue to ﬁll the role of devoted spouse and mother — and pop-culture icon. “The more people see and get to know the ﬁrst lady, the more they like her, and that is a huge beneﬁt to the president,” said Jen Psaki, former White House deputy communications director. KRISSAH THOMPSON (THE WASHINGTON POST )
;l[h=hem_d] On Saturday, while President Obama hosted G-8 leaders at Camp David, Michelle Obama joined their spouses at the White House for a lunch prepared with produce from the White House garden she helped plant. Now her team is getting ready for her next push: On May 29, she will release her first book — “American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America.” Her television appearances will continue with a spot on the Food Network’s “Restaurant Impossible” in June, and she will also serve as a headliner at the Democratic party convention. (T WP)
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Stephen Strasburg, right, is greeted in the dugout after his homer on Sunday while rookie Bryce Harper, left, stands in the on-deck circle. Both stars have one career homer.
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Stephen Strasburg took a swing and looked in amazement as the baseball carried over the leftfield wall. If St rasburg’s f irst major league homer came as a surpr ise, h is performance on the mound did not. With Strasburg leading the way, the Nationals beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 Sunday to avert a three-game sweep. In addition to his 2-for-2 performance at the plate, Strasburg (4-1) struck out eight in ﬁve innings before being lifted by manag-
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er Davey Johnson, who said the pitcher mentioned tightness in his biceps. “I don’t care who it was, if I ﬁnd out they have tightness, they’re out,” Johnson said after the game. “I talked to him later in the game. He said it relaxed a bit and was a lot better. I’m not as concerned when it’s in the biceps.” Strasburg attributed the soreness in part to working too hard in the days following his previous start, in which he lasted four innings in a loss to the San Diego Padres. “The biceps is ﬁ ne,” he said. “It’s just throwing a lot of pitches early, then we put up a lot of runs and stuff. I just got a little tired, got a little tight, but that’s
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nothing different than any other outing.” Strasburg sent an 0-2 pitch from Wei-Yin Chen into the Baltimore bullpen in the fourth inning to put the Nationals ahead 5-3. After dusting off his home run trot and returning to the dugout, he responded to a curtain call by waving to the crowd of 41,918.
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Derby, Preakness winner is in ‘super shape’ for Belmont
I’ll Have Another poked his head out of his stall, started nibbling on his nameplate tacked to a wall and looked up at all the people watching his every move. Yes, I’ll Have Another came out of his thrilling Preakness victory over Bodemeister in “super shape,” trainer Doug O’Neill said Sunday, and now it’s on to New York for a Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes on June 9. “We’re ready. Bring it on,” O’Neill said Sunday. “I can’t put into words how incredible it is.” The colorful trainer returned to his home base in California later Sunday and has begun mak-
I’ll Have Another, left, races past Bodemeister, to win the Preakness on Saturday.
ing plans for the trip to New York in the next week or so. I’ll Have Another, meanwhile, was loaded onto a horse van en route for Belmont Park. O’Neill’s assistant, Jack Sisteron, will oversee the chestnut colt until O’Neill and the rest of his team arrive. It will be the 12th try since 1978, when Affirmed won thoroughbred racing’s most elusive prize, and the ﬁrst Triple Crown attempt since 2008. “It’s hasn’t completely sunk in yet,” O’Neill said. “I deﬁnitely feel the energy and buzz in the air.” (AP)
Affirmed was the last horse to win the Triple Crown. Here’s how the last five with a shot going into Belmont fared. (AP)
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Dufner Wins Nelson Title Jason Dufner made a 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday for a one-stroke victory at the Byron Nelson Championship, his second win in three weeks. (AP)
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Alexander Semin of the Capitals scored two goals and had an assist as Russia won the world championship Sunday by defeating Slovakia 6-2 . (AP)
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In “Mansome,” he and Will Arnett don spa robes, compare shaving techniques, get side-by-side pedicures and facials, take a soak together and try to keep the manly talk light. What does Bateman think is funny about manhood? “The men who are speaking about it or presenting it are trying to avoid embarrassment and taking the subject, or themselves, too seriously.” Asked to get serious for just a sec, Bateman admits he doesn’t have an answer for what it means to be a man. “I try to be the best man I know how to be, which is just to kind of listen to myself and make the decisions that I’m instinctually drawn to make as opposed to having any sort of premeditated agenda.” Jason Bateman, left, and Will Arnett get beautiful in “Mansome.”
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beeaekj[dj[hjW_dc[dj Not for the Faint of Stomach The National Museum of Health and Medicine has always been one of D.C.’s redheaded stepchild museums — full of cool stuff, like the bullet that killed Abraham Lincoln, but hidden in the Walter Reed Medical Center. Now you can see its new home, a state-of-the-art building in Silver Spring. National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane, Silver Spring; Mon., 2 p.m., free; 301-319-3300, Nmhm.washingtondc.museum.
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MAY MOVE-IN SPECIALS $999 and the rest of May is
W/D, W-to-W carpet, CAC
OFFICE ADMINISTRATION PROGRAM: 1) PC Specialist MS Windows, Word, Excel, Keyboarding, Web Page Design, QuickBooks and much more!
All residents must pass criminal, credit & rental, background.
• Transportation Reimbursement Available • Flexible Class Schedules • Job Placement Included • Career Counseling • Financial Aid Available • Receive a Computer at No Cost*
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Trainees Needed Now
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Thursday, May 24, 2012
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Medical Ofﬁces now hiring. No experience? Job Training & Placement Assistance Available.
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*Minimum GPA of 3.0 and Attendance of 90% Required. Expires 12-31-2012
Second Month’s Rent FREE
$0 APPLICATION FEE $99 SECURITY DEPOSIT* Must move in by May 31st • Newly Renovated Units • Ample Closet Space • CAC • Easy Access To Metro • Close To Shopping • Min. Away From H Street Corridor
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Paradise at Parkside $650 Rent Special on ALL 1 Bedrooms**
0 Application Fee $99 Security Deposit*
REDSKINS TICKETS—2 TICKETS PLUS ORANGE PARKING PASS, $2000, Sec.420, Row 11, seats 3 and 4 . 240-508-2587
All Applicants will be entered into a drawing for 4 Redskins tickets
• Metro Bus Stops • Community Center provides after school located several programs, summer stops throughout programs and the property computer learning • Daycare on site
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3551 Jay St. NE • Washington, DC 20019
ANACOSTIA 3 BR, 1.5 BA, new paint, fresh carpet, basement, W/D, fenced backyard, near metro, $1550/month 202-487-3874 CongressHeights- 1 & 2BR, $760 & $950 + UTILS.NEW KITCHEN. QUIET. 501 MELLON SE DC. 301-552-2989
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305 37th Street SE
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Move in and get your ﬁrst month’s rent FREE... PLUS, a new 32” TV!* *Prices are subject to change without notice. Applies to select units. Expires April 30, 2012.
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Huntwood/Madison 5000 Hunt St NE
1 mo. free rent on select units 1 BR $840 Incld. Heat 2 BR $935 Incld. Heat
Garden Village 1720 Trenton Pl., SE
1BRs from $765 2BRs from $865
All Credit Considered Call/Email to set an appt. William C. Smith & Co., Inc. firstname.lastname@example.org
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3600 Ely Place S.E., Wash. DC 20019
(202) 640-4774 M-F 9-5; SAT 10-2
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1 Brs $725 2 Brs $825 3 Brs $1495 4 Brs $1600
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1BRs from $765 2BRs from $865
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1.888.275.2914 SE- 4569 BENNING RD- 2BR, CAC, near Subway (Blue line). $800 + util. Application fee $10. Open Mon-Sat 11-4pm.ImmedOccupancy202-582-7155 S.E. DANBURY ST. - Attractive 1BR $750. 1st month rent free. Good Credit Required. Metro Bus at Corner. Call 202-563-1791
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GREENWOOD MANOR Apartments
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2343 Green Street SE • Wash. DC 20020
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Min. To National Harbor, Mins. from I295, I395, I495, On-site Laundry/Parking, Vouchers Welcome
Mon-Fri 8:30-5pm • Sat by Appt
SE- Furn room, w2w crpt, CAC/heat, near bus. $165/week util incl. 202-399-0396 OR 202-438-6469
SE DC- 1300 Morris Rd. 1BR $800 + utils. 2BR $988 + utils. Newly renovated. CAC. Vouchers Welcome. Call 202-200-0396
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BBBAsk us about our SpecialsBBB Voucher Holders Welcome 2306 Hartford St. SE. 1 BR, $800 2 BR, $900 Call 202-889-4116 for more info.
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Student & State/Federal employee discounts! Studios from $870 1 BRs from $982 2 BRs from the $1300s
OPEN HOUSE Every Sat. in May
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3539 A Street SE Mon-Fri. 9-5. Sat. 10-4 Housing Choice Vouchers welcome where rents are within voucher program limits
Seven Springs Village H H H H
2 MONTHS FREE
ON 2 BR Apartments
Ask about Other Specials W/W carpet, Central Air/Heat, Dishwasher, Laundry facility, EFFICIENCY $700 1BR fr. $775 2 BR fr $870
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9310 Cherry Hill Rd, College Pk, MD 20740 SevenSpringsVillage.com
116 Irvington Street SW,
866-790-5360 M-F 9-5. Sat 10-4
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• 1 BR Starting at $799.00
Oak Park Apts
• 2 BR Starting at $950.00 • Spacious Floorplans • Minutes to Metro • Sparkling pool • Clubhouse/rec room • Large laundry facilities
For Six Months
Security $800Deposit OFF
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1336 Missouri Avenue, Washington DC 20011
NW - Brightwood/Petworth 2 BR apt $1400 3 BR, 2 BA House $2500. 301-563-6380 pi-re.com
Free Flat Screen TV If Move-In by July 30th
Bus Stop To Metro On-Site 4236 4th St., S.E. #103 Washington, DC 20032
Your Walks to Rock Creek Park
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1 Brs $665* 2 Brs $765* 3 Brs $1350*
Free Application FEE w/AD
Security Deposit As low as $350 or up to 1st month’s rent (based on credit history)
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6617 Atwood Street • District Heights, MD 20747
Bus Stop To Metro On-Site
125 Ivanhoe St., SW, Washington, DC 20032
OAK PARK APTS.
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• All Utilities Included • Fitness Center/Swimming Pool
Max. Income Qualiﬁcations:
1 pers. $45,180 • 2 pers. $51,600
Some restrictions apply
* Tax Credit Studio applicants only • Restrictions Apply* • Expires 5/28/12
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GAITHERSBURG-1 room $299,1 MBR $350. In houseto shr.No-smkg.Close to Metro. Pleasecall301-219-1066
201 I Street, SW • Washington, DC 20024 Located NearThe S.W. Waterfront M-F 9-6 • Sat. 10-5 • Sun 12-4
1.877.870.0243 SW - 1BR in gated condo community w/OSP. $1050/mo. basic util incld. VFI & credit chk req. 240-375-1790
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5249 Kenilworth Ave. • Hyattsville, MD 20781
GATED COMMUNITY • • • •
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2252 Brightseat Road • Landover, MD 20785
3.6 Miles from National Harbor!
Call Us! 1(866)906-3677 You will love this Two Bdrm
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Overlook Apartments 1 and 2 Bedrooms starting from the $1000's ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED H H H H
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1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apartments Bedrooms Starting @ $900
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• Fabulous Location • Full size washer/dryer • Eat-in kitchen • Great closet space • 24-Hour Fitness Center • Beautiful Renovated Clubhouse • Large Pets Welcome
Min. Qualifying Income: 1-BR/$47,560 • 2-BR/$56,826 3-BR/$64,224
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• Large Walk-In Closets • Sparkling Swimming Pool & Playground • Washer & Dryer in every apartment home • Individually controlled heat & A/C • Wall-to-Wall Carpet • 24-Hour emergency • Private patio or maintenance balcony
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710 Roeder Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910
1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apartments Starting @ $860! Amenities
• Beautiful Location • Central A/C & Heat • Metro Bus Stop • Playground Area @ the door • Ceiling Fans • Garbage Disposal (select units) • Wall-to-Wall Carpet
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LAUREL/COLLEGE PARK- Rooms for Rent. Master BR with Full BA, $620/month. Medium/Large BR, share BA, $540/month. Call 202-320-2421
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Halpine Hamlet Apartments 5501 Halpine Place, #101•Rockville, MD
Walk to Metro, Shopping and Dining
PADDINGTON SQUARE 240-752-6947
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SILVER SPR/Forest Glen Metro-
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GREENBELT,MD- No-smoking, M or F to shr lg clean quiet hse,no pets. $500 + 1/4 utils. Avail June 1st. 301-345-3475 LANDOVER, MD- Furn BR $175/wk incl all utils. No sec dep. No Credit check. 301-516-1243 or 240-550-7285 LANHAM 2 Single rooms $600 per month includes utilities. Call 301-775-7324 LARGO, MD. Share a 2 bdrm apt., private bath, W/D in apt, utils.included.$400 dep. $800/mo.Dry, clean & non smokingapt. 240-688-1374 NE DC - Professional person. Excellentneighborhood.Close to Metro. $600/month,cable avail.Call 301-537-1992
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3308 Lockheed Blvd., Alexandria, VA 22306 Visit www.meadowwoodsapts.com Call now 888-823-7689
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4901 Seminary Rd., ALEXANDRIA, VA
1-Bedrooms from 961 2-Bedrooms from $1240 3-Bedrooms from $1444 • Spacious ﬂoor plans • Washer/dryer** • Amazing closet space • Fireplaces** • Controlled Access • Activity Center **in select apts.
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M-F 9-6, SAT 9-5, SUN 11-5
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3415 Parkway Terr. Dr. Suitland, Md. Suitland
Andrew’s Ridge • • • •
All Utilities Included 1 Bedrooms From $830 2 Bedrooms From $940
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Classic & Renovated apartments available Spacious bedrooms Ample closet space Exciting community renovations underway!
TEMPLE HILLS- 2 units avail, 2 BR, 1 BA, newly renovated, W/D, $1,200/m section 8 ok. Call 240-353-8931 or 202-409-4878
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BETHESDA (North), MD -- ShareTH, room,NS/NP , W/D, pvt 1/2 bath,cable.$595/month. Avail now.Call 240-498-6841
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Dion Abandons Ambitious Plans for Micronation Celine Dion and husband Rene Angelil have listed their private island for sale, Radaronline.com reported. The 20-acre island, upon which Dion’s 24,000-square-foot house sits, is accessible only via gated bridge or helicopter. The home has six bedrooms and six bathrooms and is being sold fully furnished, artwork included. (EXPRESS)
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Vatican Spies Find Event A Colossal Waste of Time Author Dan Brown made a rare public appearance in Portsmouth, N.H., on Friday, saying very little about his next novel other than he’s well into the writing process. Brown is working on a new book that again features Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon as protagonist. Brown set the tone of the evening with several personal anecdotes from his childhood. (AP)
New Owner Goes Scorched-Earth on Kardashian Home
Dan Brown makes the secret hand signal for “I’m overrated and I don’t care.”
The California home where much of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” was shot has been sold and taken apart, TMZ. com reported. The new owner had the home dismantled and donated in pieces to Habitat for Humanity. The owner is keeping the stripper pole. (E XPRESS)
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Sites around Georgia will be featured in celebrity chef Paula Deen’s appearance on the NBC series “Who Do You Think You Are?” The Savannah-based chef will appear on the episode that airs Friday. Researchers on the show help celebrities trace their ancestors. Deen’s episode includes scenes shot at the University of Georgia in Athens and in Savannah. (AP)
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