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Did Store Adjust for Inflation? A Massachusetts pop culture store has honored a 25-yearold gift certificate. Sierra Wales, assistant manager at That’s Entertainment in Worcester, says a longtime customer recently brought in the $10 gift certificate bought in 1989. She tells The Republican newspaper that the gift certificate had been sitting in a drawer for years. (AP) SEXYTIME HISTORY

Next Exhibit Will Explain Warren Harding’s Love Letters An exhibit at a Michigan museum is taking a peek under clothes worn in the 19th century. Whaley Historic House Museum on Saturday will showcase “Shh! Let’s Talk About Those Unmentionables,” an exhibit that tracks the evolution of undergarments. The Flint Journal reports that visitors to the exhibit will learn about controversies over corsets and how different the process of getting dressed was for Americans during that time period. (AP) BRITS BEHAVING BADLY

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Washington Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s whirlwind year has included the following: captivity in Pakistan, an exchange for Taliban officials in Afghanistan that yielded his freedom, and a highly publicized and politicized debate about whether the Obama administration botched the handling of his case. Now, it will include the following, too: an active-duty unit. Army officials confirmed the move on Monday morning, saying the sergeant has completed the final phase of his reintegration process and will be assigned to a desk job

at U.S. Army North and Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston. Bergdahl’s exact administrative duties were not immediately disclosed, but a Pentagon spokesman, Army Col. Steve Warren, said Bergdahl is not restricted in any way. The Army said that in his assignment to U.S. Army North he “can contribute to the mission,” which is focused on homeland defense. “He is a normal soldier now,” Warren said. Bergdahl’s case is one of the most extraordinary of recent times — for the length of his captivity, for his apparent decision to abandon his unit during a combat deployment, and for the controversy triggered by the circumstances of his release May 31. Bergdahl walked away from his unit after expressing misgiv-

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It’s not clear when Bowe Bergdahl will face investigators on the disappearance probe, the findings of which will help determine whether the 28-year-old is prosecuted for desertion or faces any other disciplinary action. The probe is headed by Maj. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl, deputy commanding general of 1st Corps at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state. Other questions include whether Bergdahl will collect the estimated $300,000 in back pay he has accumulated over the past five years. (AP)

to walk away and saying some were wounded or killed looking for him. The Army has not ruled out disciplinary action against Bergdahl. (AP/ the washington post )

Oops: Seattle Attorney Breaks Rules by Bringing Weed to Office Last week, as legal marijuana went on sale in Washington state, the Seattle city attorney celebrated the occasion by purchasing four grams. Pete Holmes, who was elected to the position in 2009, issued a press release announcing his purchase, complete with a “We did it!” message for voters.

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Pete Holmes, left, holds the bag of weed that got him in trouble last week.

Well, it turns out he broke the rules by bringing said marijuana back to his office, so now he’s apologizing. The city of Seattle’s official policy is that its workplaces are drug free, which means that city employees are not allowed to possess or use controlled substances on the premises. They also cannot possess a controlled substance while

out on city business. Holmes issued a statement on Friday afternoon, apologizing for bringing the unopened marijuana back to his offices and violating these rules. He apologized to his employees and to the public and said he is going to donate $3,000 to Seattle’s Downtown Emergency Service Center. M a r k b e r m a n (the washington post )

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Lawmakers Propose Bill To Help Ease Border Crisis Two Texas lawmakers announced legislation Monday to speed removals of thousands of Central American kids from the U.S.-Mexico border, as Washington seeks a solution to the mounting crisis. (ap) Mineola, N.Y.

LIRR Workers to Strike? Pessimism grew about the prospects of a strike at the nation’s largest commuter railroad this weekend after union negotiators said Monday that talks had collapsed amid a dispute over future Long Island Rail Road employees’ contributions to pensions and health insurance. (AP)


“The United States Congress is no place for inane, politically motivated litigation. I think Judge Judy would agree.” — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., saying the TV judge would throw out the House of Representatives’ lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s executive actions

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Church of England Rules for Women London The Church of England ended one of its longest and most divisive disputes Monday with an overwhelming vote in favor of allowing women to become bishops. The church’s national assembly, known as the General Synod, voted for the historic measure, reaching the required two-thirds majority in each of its three different houses. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said the long-awaited change

Moving On Up Monday’s vote marks the latest advance of women in the church hierarchy. The General Synod ruled in 1975 there was no objection to women becoming priests, but it took nearly two decades for the first women to be ordained. Things are likely to move faster for aspiring female bishops. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby told the BBC that he expects the first female bishop in the Church of England by next year. He was less sure when asked if there will be a female Archbishop of Canterbury in his lifetime: “I’ve no idea. I’d be delighted if I did.” (AP)


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The Archdeacon of Hackney in London, Rachel Treweek, celebrates after the Church of England’s vote Monday.

marks the completion of a process that started more than 20 years ago with the ordination of women as priests. He called for tolerance and love for those traditionalists who disagree with the decision. “As delighted as I am for the outcome of this vote I am also mindful of whose within the church for whom the result will be difficult and a cause of sorrow,” he said in a statement. British Prime Minister David Cameron called it a “great day for the Church and for equality.” Opponents argued that allowing women into such a senior position in the church goes against the Bible. MAT THEW KNIGHT (AP)


“Release the daughters of this nation. Let them be free. … You are misusing the name of Islam … the Koran teaches brotherhood.” Malala Yousafzai — the Pakistani teen who survived a Taliban assassination attempt in 2012 — marking her 17th birthday Monday with a visit to Nigeria. She urged Islamic extremists to free the 219 schoolgirls who were kidnapped there three months ago.





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Ukraine: Military Plane Shot Down by Rocket A Ukrainian military transport plane was shot down Monday along the country’s eastern border with Russia but all eight people aboard managed to bail out safely, the defense ministry said. Separatist rebels in conflict-wracked eastern Ukraine claimed responsibility for downing the Antonov-26, but Ukrainian officials blamed Russia instead. (AP) CAIRO

U.N. Mission Leaves Libya The United Nations said Monday it is withdrawing its staff from Libya temporarily because of deteriorating security after rival militias fought over Tripoli International Airport and a renegade general’s forces continued to battle Islamist militias in the eastern city of Benghazi. (AP) SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

Samsung Drops Supplier In China Over Child Labor Samsung Electronics Co. said it has suspended business ties with a Chinese supplier that allegedly hired children. The South Korean company, which is the world’s biggest smartphone maker, said in its blog Monday that it had found possible evidence of child labor and illegal hiring at Dongguan Shinyang Electronics Co. (AP) GIGLIO, ITALY

Concordia Refloated The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was successfully refloated Monday in preparation to be towed away for scrapping, 30 months after it struck a reef and capsized, killing 32 people. The entire operation to remove the Concordia and float it to Genoa, where it will be scrapped, will cost $2 billion, officials said. (AP) CAIRO

Egypt: Mubarak Party Leaders Can Run An Egyptian appeals court ruled Monday that leaders of the former ruling party of ousted President Hosni Mubarak will not be barred from running for elections, opening the door for old regime figures to return to the country’s political scene. (AP)

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Rio de Janeiro For Brazil, it was the upside-down World Cup. Brazilians lost at what they were certain they would win (soccer) and won where so many expected failure (organization). For years, the country’s government has endured grueling criticism from FIFA over severely delayed stadiums. Leaders rode out a wave of protests last year over billions spent on the tournament despite poor public services. Foreign tabloids warned fans of maneating snakes and violence, while domestic newspapers grilled officials over every imaginable aspect of Cup preparations. Many serious doubts remain: about corruption related to World Cup works; whether the country will see economic benefits from


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Fireworks go off over the Maracana Stadium at the end of the World Cup on Sunday.

hosting the games; and whether dozens of infrastructure projects promised as the biggest legacy of the event will ever be completed. But there is no question that the goal of giving the world a smoothly run, exuberant sporting spectacle surpassed all expectations. “I think it’s been awesome,” said Scott Zapczysky of Michigan

on Sunday. “I thought it was going to be an enormous disaster, to be honest. But it looks good. I think people are really happy.” President Dilma Rousseff took clear delight in the Cup’s success, and in handing her critics a plate of humble pie. Speaking to a group of foreign journalists on the eve of the tournament’s close, she said she

Singapore’s National Council for Problem Gambling scrambled Monday to salvage an anti-gambling  ad campaign that debuted last month when the World Cup began. In the ad, a boy named Andy tells friends that his dad gambled Andy’s life savings on Germany. As the World Cup progressed and the Germans looked like favorites to win the title, the ad was mocked relentlessly, with many wondering if little Andy and his dad were going to make a killing on the bet. On Monday, the council posted a new ad featuring Andy’s friend asking him: “Your dad’s team won. Did you get your savings back?” Andy replies: “No, Dad never stops … he wants to bet one more time.” (AP)

had never seen an event that faced such intense scrutiny. “Well,” she said, “we’ve eliminated the doubts of all who didn’t believe in us.” BR ADLEY BROOKS (AP)

Israel, Hamas Consider Cease-Fire Jerusalem Egypt presented a cease-fire plan Monday to end a week of heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip that has left at least 185 people dead, and both sides said they were seriously considering the proposal. The late-night offer by Egypt marked the first sign of a breakthrough in international efforts to end the conflict. Hamas’ top leader in Gaza confirmed there was “diplomatic movement,” while Israel’s policy-making Security Cabinet was set to discuss the proposal early today. Arab foreign ministers discussed the plan Monday night at an emergency meeting in Cairo, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was expected in the region today. Israel launched the offensive

Backstory The outbreak of violence followed the kidnappings and killings of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month and the subsequent kidnapping and killing of a Palestinian teenager in an apparent revenge attack. (AP)

July 8, saying it was a response to weeks of heavy rocket fire out of Hamas-ruled Gaza. The Health Ministry in Gaza said 185 people, including dozens of civilians, have been killed, and more than 1,000 people wounded. There have been no Israelis killed, although several have been wounded by rocket shrapnel, including two sisters, ages 11 and 13, who were seriously hurt Monday. Ahead of the Egyptian

announcement, there appeared to be no slowdown in the fighting, with Hamas for the first time launching an unmanned drone into Israeli airspace that was shot down. Israeli officials have said the goal of the military campaign is to restore quiet to Israel’s south, which has absorbed hundreds of rocket strikes, and that any ceasefire would have to include guarantees of an extended period of calm. Hamas officials say they will not accept “calm for calm.” The group is demanding an easing of an Israeli-Egyptian blockade that has ground Gaza’s economy to a standstill and that Israel release dozens of prisoners who were arrested in a recent West Bank crackdown. Both sides have come under increasing international pressure to halt the fighting. JOSEF FEDERMAN AND MAGGIE MICHAEL (AP)


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They aren’t in service yet, but impeding the tracks is a $100 fine Washington You still can’t board a streetcar in D.C. but as of Monday you can get a ticket for blocking the path of one. The District Department of Public Works will begin ticketing and sometimes towing vehicles along H Street and Benning Road NE that are parked in a way that impedes the path of the streetcars, which will be running along the route in a continuation of their testing phase. Enforcement of the parking

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rules — consistent enforcement — will be a key to successful streetcar operations. Unlike buses, the streetcars can’t veer around parked cars to get into another lane. Without tough enforcement, it will be easy to throw the District’s first modern

streetcar operation off schedule. It’s still just a test, because the District has yet to announce a start date for the long-delayed service. The car barn, which will serve as a maintenance facility, is still under construction.

The fine for blocking the path of the streetcar is $100. Tickets issued up to this point have just been warnings. A driver could get the ticket for double parking in such as way as to overlap with the streetcar route, or parking outside the white lines that mark the borders of legal spaces. A ticketed vehicle could also be towed to a nearby street, out of harm’s way. The definition of “blocking the path” is a bit broader than just parking on top of the tracks. It includes sitting your vehicle on any part of the area where streetcars operate, including the concrete slab in which the tracks are embedded. ROBERT THOMSON (THE WASHINGTON POST)


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Bill Would Ban School Suspensions in Pre-K The District’s traditional and charter schools would be prohibited from expelling or suspending pre-kindergartners in most circumstances under new legislation that D.C. Council member David Grosso introduced Monday. The move comes in response to a recent city report on school discipline that showed that 3- and 4-year-olds received out-of-school suspensions 181 times during the 20122013 school year. “That’s ridiculous,” said Grosso. (THE WASHINGTON POST) ARLINGTON

Arlington to Vote on Pub-Crawl Crackdown Arlington’s pub crawls may soon be less freewheeling. The county is preparing to create regulations that will require special events permits before bars can hold the popular and controversial events. The County Board on Saturday will vote on whether to change its events policy to require taverns to get a permit to hold open-air parties that are likely to attract more than 500 patrons. If, as expected, the board members approve the change, bars could be charged for police patrols and trash cleanup. (TWP)


“I have only one goal in life. To make sure my children never have to endure what I did as a child.” — A LLIS GODOY, WHO FLED TO D.C. FROM HONDURAS A DECADE AGO, ON HER EFFORTS TO HAVE HER CHILDREN SMUGGLED TO THE U.S. BORDER. FOR THE FULL STORY, GO TO WASHINGTONPOST.COM.

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health-club memberships for the first time, to gut a property tax exemption for senior citizens and to place new restrictions on the mayor’s ability to move funds between agencies or tap emergency reserves. But the Council didn’t abandon the plan forged by Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, who moved to substitute a package of income, estate and business tax cuts for hundreds of millions of dollars in planned spending on the city’s developing streetcar system. Only Tommy Wells, who voted against the budget last month, declined to support the override. “I believe that this budget is unwise,” Wells said. “This budget says it’s more important to have tax cuts than to fund the transit

Washington The D.C. Council wasted little time in overriding Mayor Vincent Gray’s Friday veto of the 2015 budget, voting 12 to 1 Monday to move forward with the more than $10 billion tax-cutting spending plan it passed last month. In delivering the veto Friday, Gray told the council in a letter that he “cannot turn a blind eye to the impact it will have on the next administration and District residents” — criticizing the council’s moves to extend sales tax to



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D.C. Council member Tommy Wells cast the lone “no” vote to override Mayor Vincent Gray’s veto of the 2015 budget.

infrastructure we need.” Most other members spoke up in support of the Mendelson deal, saying that while it may include provisions they might not like, the overall package is worthy of support.

Beer Tourism Is Brewing in Va. Loudoun County, Va. First came the wine lovers, flooding dozens of Loudoun County, Va., tasting rooms in search of favorite local varietals. Next came the foodies craving a gourmet bite to accompany their glass of cabernet franc. Now, with an exponential rise in the number of local craft breweries across Loudoun, fueled in part by a new state law that grants farmbased breweries the same privileges as their winery counterparts, Loudoun has identified its latest tourism target: beer lovers. As the number of craft breweries and nanobreweries in Northern Virginia has soared over the past few years, beer enthusiasts in Loudoun have helped lead the charge, capitalizing on the newly relaxed regulation.

One member, Jim Graham, said he considered whether funding for the homeless might be revisited in light of a Washington Post investigation published Sunday into the state of the D.C. General family shelter. But Graham said he was not convinced further negotiation with the Gray administration would be fruitful. “I can’t count on the people on the other side of the table,” he said. To sustain the veto, Gray would have needed to persuade five of the council’s 13 members to oppose the override. Gray, who lost a re-election bid in the April 1 Democratic primary, acknowledged Friday that the council was likely to kill the veto, but he said he felt compelled to speak up for his priorities. MIKE DeBONIS (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Old Ox Brewery in Loudoun County, Va., opened a tasting room in Ashburn in June.

“In the last year alone, we’ve seen probably six or seven breweries open up,” said Brian Jenkins, director of marketing for the county’s tourism association. By the end of the year, he says, the county will

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#NotaStateProblems: In New Hampshire, the law says businesses selling liquor can accept a passport, military card, driver’s license or photo ID from any of the 50 states (as well as provinces of Canada) as proof of legal age. You’ll note — there’s no mention of D.C. in there. Travis Mitchell learned that the hard way last week, when a liquor store refused to accept his D.C. license, citing the law, the Concord Monitor reported. Gov. Maggie Hassan tweeted that she is looking into the statute. (E XPRESS)

Leesburg police said Monday they would move forward with charges in an alleged shoplifting case in which a Target security officer said he lost his job when he reported the alleged incident. The police in a news release Monday also said the suspect was “positively identified as a Fairfax Sheriff’s Office employee” and that they had notified the sheriff’s office of the allegations on May 30, three days after the second alleged incident at the Target store. Police said they had been waiting on Target to decide whether to pursue prosecution. The charges will not affect the firing of Dallas Northington, the former assets protection specialist for Target who said he was terminated on June 3 after reporting two shoplifting incidents, and providing surveillance video for both, to the Leesburg police. TOM JACKMAN (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Husband-Wife Team Dermatologist Noelle Sherber, 35, and plastic surgeon Ariel Rad, 42, recently opened Sherber + Rad, which has a retail store with skin-care treatments in the front and sleek offices with private waiting and treatment rooms in back. (And of course they offer a secret entrance for patients who require absolute privacy.) Sherber offers laser work and fillers, which require minimal recovery time. Her husband performs plastic surgery for those looking for more permanent results. (T WP)

Washington It’s the worst-kept secret in Washington: Some of those glowing faces returning from vacation are the result of a doctor, not a few days off. Summer, especially in an election year, is prime time for plastic surgery and other cosmetic fine-tuning. Not that anyone here admits it. In the magical world of politics, public officials and talking heads are genetically blessed with hair that never turns gray, babysmooth foreheads a nd ba rely a ny wrinkles. The amount of By plastic surmoney Amerigery — or Botox, cans spent on cosmetic treat- laser treatments, ments and surbody sculpting, gery last year — der ma l f i l ler s, the most since pick your poison the recession — we’re not talkhit in 2008. They ing about the enorspend billions mous breasts and more on skin care and antiparalyzed faces of aging products. Hollywood, or the frozen look of New York socialites. D.C. is all about subtle improvements. Power brokers in the nation’s capital want to look like themselves, but the rested, most attractive version of themselves. The ultimate goal, as one customer said, is to look “relevant.” “Patients come to us and say, ‘People are saying I look tired or upset, when actually I’m not feeling those emotions at all,’ ” says plastic surgeon Ariel Rad, citing drooping eyebrows that look sad, weak jaw lines, corners of the mouth that turn downward. “People want


some control over it, because those cues are important in their ability to communicate.” Rad and his wife, dermatologist Noelle Sherber, just opened Sherber + Rad in downtown Washington. Mondays and Tuesdays are always busy with patients who need to look great on Sunday talk shows. Summers are booked solid. And all year long, they get pulled aside at parties for curbside consultations. “It stems from the fact that people don’t want to feel they have a ‘use by’ date for their career in Washington,” Sherber says. That’s one reason politicians, diplomats, journalists, businessmen and other VIPs (no names, of course) flock to Washington dermatologist Tina Alster’s K Street office. Even those once resistant to the idea of cosmetic work changed their minds with the advent of highdefinition TV, where wrinkles now jump out on the screen. “I have a back entrance, which has come in very handy,” she says, smiling. “The Secret Service definitely knows that back entrance.” None of Alster’s patients is trying to look 25 or even 35. They just want to appear sharp, sophisticated, at the top of their game. Washington Fine Properties real estate agent Mark McFadden, 47, believes “without question” that his trips to Alster (aka the Queen of Laser) have helped him professionally. He sells multimillion-dollar properties and wants to appeal to buyers and sellers of all ages. He started with a little Botox for the lines on his forehead. Then he tried ultherapy, an ultrasound pro-


On the Hill, a little plastic surgery goes a long way in refining the faces of VIPs

“Our feminist sisters fought to kill the stereotypes and discrimination by insisting that we women had to be judged on our merit, not our looks … As the younger sister of that fierce generation can I say, ‘Wait! My looks are part of my power!’ ” — A 50-something local news anchor who has been plumping her lips for the past six years and is mulling a lift of her neck and lower

“We get a lot of people who are looking over their shoulder at the next generation. They do not want to be identified as … old.” — Tina Alster, D.C. dermatologist

Doctor and Patient Washington dermatologist Tina Alster, 54 — above demonstrating a laser procedure on Michael Castellanos — has been treating herself with a teensy bit of Botox or other FDA-approved neurotoxins for about 15 years. She just filled the lines between her eyes, and demonstrates the result: “I can still move my face,” she says, wriggling her eyebrows. “I can’t frown, but look how much I can move my brows.” (T WP) cedure that tightened his face and neck. Then Fraxel, which resurfaced the top layer of his skin. Recently, he began body sculpting, which freezes and destroys fat cells. “All sorts of people say to me, ‘Mark, you look 10 years younger.’ ” McFadden is one of those rare Washingtonians who will talk openly about the work he has done. One network news producer in

her 30s has been seeing Sherber for about three years. Even her husband doesn’t know she slips in every three or four months for a light resurfacing. The treatments don’t get noticed but they make her feel better about herself and more confident. “For me, it’s like coloring your hair,” she says. “And no one on the Hill has gray hair.” ROXANNE ROBERTS (THE WASHINGTON POST)

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Sports AL Starting Lineup 1. Derek Jeter, SS, Yankees .272, 2 HRs, 25 RBIs, .324 OBP 2. Mike Trout, LF, Angels .310, 22 HRs, 73 RBIs, .400 OBP 3. Robinson Cano, 2B, Mariners .334, 7 HRs, 57 RBIs, .393 OBP 4. Miguel Cabrera, 1B, Tigers .306, 14 HRs, 75 RBIs, .364 OBP 5. Jose Bautista, RF, Blue Jays .292, 17 HRs, 54 RBIs, .409 OBP 6. Nelson Cruz, DH, Orioles .287, 28 HRs, 74 RBIs, .353 OBP 7. Adam Jones, CF, Orioles .301, 16 HRs, 54 RBIs, .324 OBP 8. Josh Donaldson, 3B, Athletics .238, 20 HRs, 65 RBIs, .317 OBP 9. Salvador Perez, C, Royals .283, 11 HRs, 36 RBIs, .329 OBP Pitcher: Felix Hernandez, Mariners 11-2, 2.12 ERA, 154 SO, 0.90 WHIP

All-Star Bold Predictions

Here’s what we know will happen at tonight’s MLB All-Star Game (8 p.m., Fox): Derek Jeter will get an emotional farewell; the NL or AL will win (which didn’t happen in 2002) to earn its league home-field advantage in the World Series; and Nationals fans will be upset that Tyler Clippard is their team’s lone representative available. But here are five daring prognostications for tonight’s game. JEFFREY TOMIK (E XPRESS)

1. Andrew McCutchen, CF, Pirates .324, 17 HRs, 61 RBIs, .420 OBP 2. Yasiel Puig, RF, Dodgers .309, 12 HRs, 52 RBIs, .393 OBP 3. Troy Tulowitzki, SS, Rockies .345, 21 HRs, 52 RBIs, .435 OBP 4. Paul Goldschmidt, 1B, D’backs .308, 16 HRs, 61 RBIs, .400 OBP 5. Giancarlo Stanton, DH, Marlins .295, 21 HRs, 63 RBIs, .395 OBP 6. Aramis Ramirez, 3B, Brewers .288, 11 HRs, 43 RBIs, .336 OBP 7. Chase Utley, 2B, Phillies .293, 8 HRs, 46 RBIs, .349 OBP 8. Jonathan Lucroy, C, Brewers .315, 9 HRs, 44 RBIs, .385 OBP 9. Carlos Gomez, LF, Brewers .304, 14 HRs, 48 RBIs, .370 OBP Pitcher: Adam Wainwright, Cardinals 12-4, 1.83 ERA, 115 SO, 0.91 WHIP

47 Out of the 81 All-Stars this year have bonus provisions in their contracts triggered by their selection for tonight’s game. Players earned a total of $2.2 million in bonuses, not including Kansas City outfielder Alex Gordon’s escalator. In addition to a $50,000 bonus, Gordon also had his 2015 salary and a 2016 player option rise by $500,000 each to $14 million for making the All-Star team. (AP)


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1. Derek Jeter will lead off with a hit for the AL. Out of the 18 starting All-Stars (excluding pitchers), Jeter has the second-worst batting average. He’s hitting just .272 this year and will be leading off the bottom of the first inning against NL starter Adam Wainwright, who has allowed just 38 hits and six runs over his past 52⅔ innings and has a 1.03 ERA in that sevengame span. But this is Jeter’s night and there’s a reason he’s considered one of the most clutch hitters in baseball history. In his 14th AllStar Game, the future Hall of Famer will at least get a base hit in his first at-bat.

2. Win or lose, Tyler Clippard will get the decision for the NL. Clippard is a setup man, but he racks up decisions like a starter. In 2010, as a reliever, he led the Nationals in wins — going 11-8 in 78 appearances. This year, Clippard has as many wins (six) as fellow All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (who is nursing a biceps injury and won’t pitch tonight) and Gio Gonzalez. This will be Clippard’s second All-Star Game in his career. In his first AllStar appearance in 2011, the right-hander threw three pitches, allowed one hit and somehow managed to earn the win.

3. Clayton Kershaw will strike out the side when he’s called upon. Wainwright got the starting nod for the NL, but Kershaw is the best pitcher in baseball. The Dodgers left-hander had a recent streak of 41 scoreless innings, and he hasn’t allowed more than one run in his past seven starts. He has recorded at least seven strikeouts in 13 out of his 14 starts this season, and he has had double-digit Ks in three of his past five. Just like Pedro Martinez in the 1999 All-Star Game, Kershaw will strike out the first three hitters he faces — it just won’t be in the first inning.

4. Giancarlo Stanton will hit a mammoth home run. The Marlins slugger, a participant in Monday’s Home Run Derby, is tied for the NL lead with 21 home runs this season. According to ESPN Stats & Info, Stanton has averaged 423.8 feet per homer this year, the longest of anyone with at least 10 bombs. The 24-year-old wasn’t voted in as a starter, but the game is being played in an AL stadium and manager Mike Matheny decided to use Stanton as the NL’s designated hitter — batting him fifth. That should give him a few chances to show off his unreal power.

5. A catcher will win All-Star MVP. That position has won the award just once since 1998 (Brian McCann, 2010), but there are plenty of MVP-caliber catchers this year — even though the Orioles’ Matt Wieters and the Cardinals’ Yadier Molina won’t be playing because of injuries. The Brewers’ Jonathan Lucroy is fifth in the NL in batting (.315), while the Royals’ Salvador Perez leads his team in homers. Then there’s Kurt Suzuki , who will be representing the Twins at Target Field. The ex-Nationals catcher is hitting .309 and could be a late-game hero in front of his home crowd.

Nationals TV Ratings Down: The Nationals enter the All-Star break tied for first in the division, and yet the team’s local television ratings are down, substantially. According to SportsBusiness Journal’s annual July assessment of local TV ratings for baseball’s 29 U.S. franchises, Nationals ratings in the D.C. television market on MASN/MASN2 and WUSA are averaging a 1.90 rating, which is down 34 percent from the same point last season. That’s the third-biggest drop in baseball, behind just the Dodgers — who are struggling with distribution on their new regional network — and the last-place Rangers. The Nats are averaging 46,000 homes through the first week of July; last year at this time, they were averaging 67,000 homes. (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors. Lefty was in good spirits Monday at the British Open, except for having to return the Claret Jug. Even that allowed him to reflect on a year of keeping golf’s oldest trophy, and the confidence he finally has when he plays links golf. “It’s a different feeling for me coming over here now having won this tournament,” Mickelson said. “The way I felt was, ‘Am I ever going to break through and play

Phil Mickelson plays a practice round Monday at Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

well on links golf and win an Open Championship?’ Now I know that I can. I know that I’ve done it, and it takes a lot of pressure off me.” Confidence in links golf? Yes. In his game? That takes a little more work.

Since he left Muirfield last summer with the Claret Jug, Mickelson hasn’t won a tournament — his longest drought in five years. And except for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in January, where he was runner-up,

Mickelson hasn’t been particularly close. He has missed three cuts. He withdrew twice after narrowly making the cut because of injuries in San Diego and San Antonio. At the Masters, where he is a three-time champion, Mickelson missed the cut for the first time in 17 years. His lone top 10 on the PGA Tour was last August at The Barclays, a tie for sixth when he closed with a 65. So why the smile? “Normally, I would be discourage or frustrated, but I’m just not,” Mickelson said. “I feel like I’ve had some good breakthroughs in some areas. I haven’t had the results. I know I haven’t played well. But the parts feel a lot better than the whole right now. And I don’t know when it will all click together. I don’t know if it will be this week. I don’t know if it will be in three weeks or a month or what, but it should be soon.” DOUG FERGUSON (AP)

SEC’s Slive Pushes for Change


A New Golden Era A rising gold football-shaped trophy will be the prize for the national champion in the new College Football Playoff. The more than 2-foothigh trophy, which is made from 24-karat gold, bronze and stainless steel, was unveiled Monday. (AP)

SEC commissioner Mike Slive is confident the NCAA reform he’s been pushing for years will take a big step toward becoming a reality in August. The longtime leader of the SEC gave his annual state-of-the-conference speech at the beginning of the league’s media days on Monday and wasn’t shy about putting more pressure on the NCAA. He said college athletics “must be willing to make appropriate changes,” including giving the Big Five conferences autonomy to make their own bylaws. “We are not deaf to the din of




SEC commissioner Mike Slive speaks during SEC media days on Monday.

discontent across collegiate athletics that has dominated the news,” Slive said.

The SEC has discussed several changes to the current system, including full cost-of-attendance scholarships and providing longterm medical coverage to college athletes. The NCAA’s board of directors will vote on the Big Five’s autonomy request in August. Slive said during the SEC’s summer meetings in June that the Big Five — which also include the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12 and Pac-12 — would consider forming a “Division IV” if they weren’t granted autonomy on some NCAA governance issues. He was optimistic then, and also on Monday, that such a drastic measure won’t be needed. DAVID BR ANDT (AP)

Top SMU Recruit Going Overseas: Prized SMU recruit Emmanuel Mudiay will pursue professional basketball opportunities overseas instead of playing for the Mustangs. In a statement Monday, coach Larry Brown said Mudiay “really wants to alleviate some of the challenges his family faces and recognizes he has an opportunity to help them now.” He was considered by most as the nation’s top high school point guard in the class of 2014. (AP)


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Bradley Beal averaged 17.1 points a game for the Wizards last season.

Beal Makes 19-Man U.S. Roster Cut Basketball When All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook withdrew from Team USA mini-camp last week, an opportunity appeared to open up for John Wall to earn an invitation to try out for the squad as it begins training July 28 in Las Vegas in preparation for the FIBA World Cup. Despite an All-Star appearance and leading the Wizards into the second round of the playoffs, Wall was again left off the 19-man roster USA Basketball announced on Monday. Bradley Beal is the Wizards’ lone representative on a team that includes Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Derrick Rose, Blake Griffin, Paul George, James Harden, Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, DeMarcus Cousins, Kyle Korver, Kenneth Faried, Andre Drummond and Klay Thompson. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo made two additions that weren’t on the original 28-man talent pool through 2016 in DeMar DeRozan and Chandler Parsons. The 12 players to make the national team will participate in the World Cup from Aug. 30 to Sept. 14 in Spain. M I C H A E L L E E (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Kurzban told Thursday’s class, as the room full of legs shook. Instead, they jumped into a five-minute “sprint” of extra intense moves, which segued into another dance segment and, finally, the cooldown.

All eyes were on Sadie Kurzban Thursday night as she bounded up in a tank top that blared, “Make Sweat Sexy.” The curly-haired dynamo had an announcement: “I’m here in D.C. because we heard there are a lot of young people, and a lot of Type A people who get into their workouts.” That’s just the audience for Kurzban’s brand of dance aerobics, 305 Fitness.


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What It Is: The program, named for Miami’s area code, was born at Brown University. Kurzban, a Miami native, experimented as she taught dance fitness to her classmates. What developed into 305 Fitness won a business plan competition, so when Kurzban graduated in 2012, she used the prize money to establish her vision by teaching classes at several gyms in New York. “Word just spread,” Kurzban said, as more students fell for her formula. There’s a DJ in every class, but only half of what he or she spins prompts choreographed routines. So the instructor — Kurzban or one of her handpicked team of a dozen proteges — must improvise. “I’m genuinely excited when a song comes on I wasn’t expecting. I don’t know what’s coming.” But she can sketch out what’s happening with 305. It’s opening a flagship studio in New York this fall and expanding to new markets. Up first: D.C. Two instructors have relocated here. Kurzban accompanied them last week to get the party started with D.C.’s debut classes.

Natalia Roberts, front, and Brittney Mooney are the two 305 Fitness instructors who have come from New York to teach in D.C.

Unlike most dance classes, which are taught as a series of songs, each with its own steps, 305 is a constant f low — the DJ creates a seamless mix. So the first 30 minutes of class is taught as one section, with rapidly evolving choreography. Much of it is chosen on the spot, Kurzban says, but regulars know to expect certain things. “You can’t go w rong w ith jumping jacks, high knees and split squats,” she says. To make it feel more like a nightclub than boot camp, those are accompanied by grapevines, hip rolls and rump shaking. There’s a toning “break” — planks, squats, lunges and plies designed to make muscles burn. “Some of you think class is over. That’s not what’s happening,”

worked as hard as Kurzban, who kept popping up at different spots, reminding students to lift their knees higher, squat lower and keep up as she twisted and turned. “When I’m right in your face, it’s hard to slack off,” she explained. It’s also hard to ignore all of that high-impact hopping. If your knees can’t handle it, 305 isn’t the right class for you, Kurzban said. But for the people who can keep up (or come close) it’s exhilaratingly exhausting. “I liked the wildness of it,” said Cassandra Bell, 25, of Arlington, who was reminded of the soccer workouts of her youth. Christina Cleary, 30, of NoMa, was amazed at how wrecked she felt, despite her marathon training.


305 Fitness founder Sadie Kurzban, center, insists that each class has a live DJ.

Moves: There’s only one rule, Kurzban decreed: “You have to make noise at some point.” She held up her hands to test the crowd’s volume level, they roared back and it was time to get going.

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key, said Jessica Downing, 24, of Georgetown, is that the exercises change so rapidly “that I didn’t have time to give up.” That’s by design, Kurzban said: “I’m a millennial. We want it, we want it now, and then we want something else. I’m not going to sit through a five-minute song.” And in the moments when pain is setting in, she’s ready with encouragement. “Let me see your courage, discipline and focus,” Kurzban commanded at point. At another: “Take that risk and give it your all.” It’s advice she clearly follows herself. VICK Y HALLET T (E XPRESS)

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I work with a bunch of jerks and idiots. There, I said it. How do people keep their cool when they have to spend the majority of waking hours in the company of people that make them want to scream? TIRED CO-WORKER, VA

The Curse of the Roommate My roommate is great overall, but has a foul mouth. We’re women in our 20s and I’m not a prude, but the way that she talks leaves me disgusted several times a week. I know how hard it is to find someone that you live with well. I’ve had terrible roommates in the past. So I wish I could let this one thing go, and I don’t want to ruin a good thing. But I also feel like I need to say something because it is so not OK. MY EARS!!! I appreciate your wanting to endure this in silence as a courtesy. And as someone whose own language can get salty, I like that you’re not condemning her character. Still, you have to speak up; it’s not fair to you that she’s making your living space uncomfortable, and it’s not fair to her that you’re breeding resentment about some-

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thing she has no clue about. Tell her how much you like living with her and how you even hesitated to bring it up. Make it clear that you’re only asking for her to tone it down, not complete censorship. I don’t know whether this is a few “flying figs” or super-graphic prose, but the more extreme her language, the more you’ll be doing her a favor.

Of course, there are two sides to every “idiot” accusation. But you wrote to me, so you win: Your colleagues sound terrible! This seemingly amorphous blob of a problem can best be managed by breaking it down — first, by the day, and then by the interaction. You’ve got to start with a clean slate each morning, and react to each interaction individually, rather than carrying the baggage of their jerkdom around and letting it compound. Deep breaths and mantras (even silly ones just to distract yourself) will help you press the reset button. Within your workday, build in breaks every hour if need be — a walk, some visualizations, some meditations, music. And, of course, presuming that you see yourself getting a different job, work on networking and résumé-sending. By maximizing your autonomy within the things you can control, you’ll help lessen the stress of the things you can’t.

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lar with families who come in for traditional golf, too, he said. The adults play the regular game while the kids play footgolf. And although it sounds simple enough — how hard can it be to kick a ball into a large bucket? — it is quite challenging, particularly for people who are used to traditional golf. “While this is an easy golf course, it’s a hard footgolf course,” Wesolek said. “The holes are in places where, because there’s just enough rounding undulation, if you get it on the wrong side of the hill, it just takes you all the way away

from the hole, and now you have to work your way back.” Wesolek said it might be easier for soccer players than for people who, like him, are golfers. It’s more than just reading the greens, he said — you have manipulate the ball with your foot and hit it with just the right force. “You have to have proper timing and sequencing of body parts and movements,” Wesolek said. “Here I am running up and giving it everything I’ve got and the ball doesn’t go anywhere, it goes way over there. I’d be much better off employing good technique and a little bit of tempo, and I could probably kick the ball farther, with the right trajectory.” Adams doesn’t enforce the official uniform of the American FootGolf League: a flat cap, collared shirt, golf-style pants, knickers or shorts, and knee-high argyle socks. He does require that players wear sneakers or indoor soccer shoes, though, because cleats can damage the greens. MARI-JANE WILLIAMS (THE WASHINGTON POST )

Sweat Under the Stars: No plans tonight? The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation wants to change that, which is why it just introduced a slew of new nighttime options that don’t require preregistration. The schedule includes weekly line-dancing classes for adults and seniors at four different locations, drills and matches — for all ages — at the Fort Lincoln Park tennis courts and evening hikes on area trails. Check for a full listing of locations and times. (E XPRESS)

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for one adult 18yrs and older or two adults $35 3551 Jay Street NE, Washington DC 20019


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Washington View

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2BRs as low as $1100 • • • • •

if move in Immediately

NW-Cleveland Pk/Zoo 3217 Connecticut Ave. NW Eff, 1 & 2 BR + Electric From $1,099 + Partial S/D Heat, Cooking Gas, & H/W Incld Laundry Room & On-Site Manager Housing Choice Vouchers Welcome Call Marlon @ 202-528-0295 The Barac Co @ 202-722-2100 EHO

• • • •

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653 East Capitol St. SE Eff & 1 BDRM from $1,200 2 Month Free with a 14 month lease Heat, & H/W Incl/Bright Hardwoods Laundry Room & Manager On-Site Housing Vouchers Welcome Call Mr. Sharp 202-744-6965 The Barac Co. 202-722-2100 EHO


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The Perfect Location at the Perfect Price

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SE DANBURY ST - Attractive 1BR $805. 1st months rent free. Good credit req. Metro Bus at corner. Call 202-563-1791 SE-Hanover Court. Under new mgmt. 1BR $775+. 2BR $850. $50 app fee 2412 Hartford St. #202 SE. 202-506-6416 NMI Property Management

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116 Irvington Street SW

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1 Bedrooms 2 Bedrooms

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

STARTING @ $729* STARTING @ $829*

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0 app fee • 1 & 2 br Available

305 37th Street SE


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NEWLY RENOVATED 1 BEDROOMS Secured Buildings • Hardwood Floors Dishwashers • On Site Laundry 1 Block from Benning Rd. Subway Station

Metro accessible to Addison Rd. & Suitland Rd. Stations

$35 App. Fee • $408 Security Deposit


4511 B Street SE, Washington, DC 20019 • 202-621-6836 SW-Madison Ct. Under New Management. Starting at 1BR $845+, 2BR $945+. 32 Chesapeake St. SW 202-561-7368 NMI Property Management

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6617 Atwood Street District Heights, MD 20747

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1525 Elkwood Lane Capitol Heights, MD 20742

(866) 574-7408

1 BR from $879 2 BR from $1049



3839 64th Ave Hyattsville MD 20784


Free July Rent • Flat Screen TV • Renovated Apartments • Spacious Floorplans • Central HVAC

Rosecroft Mews

Prices subject to verification

Move In Special

1 Bedrooms @ $850 per month 2 Bedrooms @ $950 per month 3 Bedrooms @ $1199 per month

1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Apartments Starting @ $980 We Offer Second Chance Program With $0 Security Deposit

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Housing Choice Vouchers welcome where rents are within voucher program limits.

202-969-8564 2562 Naylor Rd., SE Washington, DC 20020

Rents Starting @ $780

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South East


District Hts.

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6713 14th St NW Efficiency $999 + Partial S/D All Utilities Included- Laundry RM Housing Choice Vouchers Welcome Call Mr. Sharp @ 202-744-6965 The Barac Co @ 202-722-2100 EHO




1 BRs fr. $860/mo 2 BRs fr. $985/mo

2629 Douglas Rd., SE • Washington, DC



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2428 Corning Ave. Fort Washington, MD 20744 Call today to schedule an appointment tour!

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Cypress Creek



1 Bedrooms from the $1000’s 2 Bedrooms from the $1300’s




*with no carpet

*with carpet

from $850*

• Spacious Floorplans • Fully equipped contemporary kitchen • Washer and Dryer in each home • Fitness center, clubhouse and pool



from $950

Landover, MD

1, 2, and 3 BRs Starting at $920 *

One Month Free!

Pet Friendly • Pool & Fitness Center Spacious Floor Plans • Huge Walk-In Closets Dishwasher/Washer & Dryer • Near Metro






Summer Ridge


Arts District

$300 off 2 BRs. Must move in by August 1, 2014. *Income Qualifications


price is for 1st Mo. Rent/ 1 BR only

(when you sign a 12 mo. lease).

1 BR at $800 • 2 BR at $875 On residential street next to DeMatha HS Off-st parking • Ceiling Fans

# Occupants

Maximum Income













• Computer Lab & Classes • Metro Accessible • After school and Summer program for the kids • Easy access to 495/295, Metro and Shopping

Contact Jackie or Paula at 301-773-8484

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• State-of-the-art fitness center



6400 Riverdale Road • Riverdale, MD 20737

888-251-1872 Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 10-4, Sun. 12-4



• Roomy, modern apts. • Private balconies/patios • Cathedral ceiling


5409 Riverdale Road • Riverdale, MD 20737


• Right across from the NEW WEGMANS • Remodeled w/brand new Kitchens • Licensed daycare on premises


MAPLE RIDGE 2252 Brightseat Road • Landover, MD 20785

888-583-3045 7742 Finns Lane Lanham, MD 20706



• • • • •

Walk to Metro Walk to Elementary School Minutes to the NEW WEGMANS Granite Countertops* Stainless Steel Appliances* *Select Units Only



3402 Dodge Park Rd. • Landover, MD 20785


LANDOVER • Gated community • State - of - the - art Fitness Center • Free gas and water • Walk to Walmart


3817 64th Avenue • Landover Hills, MD 20784


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

Move In Special

$599 price is for 1st Mo. Rent/1 BR only. (on a 12 mo. lease) 1-BR $1100 | 2-BR $1225

Forest Glen Apts. 888-887-6793

Close to the Forest Glen Metro Off-Str. Parking/Controlled Access Ceiling Fans Housing Vouchers Welcome UTILITIES INCLUDED


1 Bedroom from $1599 2 Bedrooms from $1899

Huge closets, balcony, granite counter and all utilities included! Walk to Metro, Shopping and Dining


(301) 955-1197


710 Roeder Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20910

Silver Spring


1 and 2 BRs available


• Free gas and water

• Mins from 495, Rt. 50, 295

• • • • • •


RIVERDALE FREE Internet & Cable* (*1-BR only) State of the Art Fitness Center Stainless Steel Appliances** Granite Countertops** Washer & Dryer** Free Gas (cooking & heat) & Water Outdoor & Indoor Pools (**Select Units) *Subject to change.

• Renovated Kitchens w/Dishwasher • Central HVAC • All Floorplans w/Balcony or Patio

11658 South Laurel Drive Laurel, MD 20708


• • • • • • •

SILVER SPR/Forest Glen Metro

The Villages At Montpelier


2 BRS $995 3 BRS $1,195

Present this ad and receive a free application fee

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: 1 and Dens : 2 Bedrooms : 2 and Dens : 3 Bedrooms

1829 Belle Haven Drive, Hyattsville, MD 20785

HYATTSVILLE- SFH, 3BR, 1.5BA, CAC, carpet, patio, 1 car garage, bi-level. No pets. Cable/Wi-fi, OSP, near metro/ bus. $1500 + utils. Call 301-661-7694


Our Sizzling Prices Will Make You Shiver Stop in Today


(tenant pays electric • carpet extra)

Call for details




from $910*

Coopers Crossing

• Ceiling Fans • Lovely Setting • Near the New ARTS DISTRICT • Close to Shopping & Metro

Immediate move-in specials



1 block to West Hyattsvile Metro Newly Renovated Apt Homes* FREE after school program Swimming Pool Oasis Fitness/Business Center Hablamos Español

301-289-9590 3301 Chillum Rd. 20712 MT. RAINIER

Arundel A PA R T M E N T S

1st Mo. Rent/1 BR only




(when you sign a 12mo. lease) Super Convenient Location Close to shops & rec. ctr

1BR $825 • 2BR $925 Utilities & Carpet Included! (A/C Extra)



1 BR $1021 All Utilities Included 1 BR + Den $1132 2 BR $1255 2 BR + Den $1522 3 BR 1599 3 BR + Den $1746 *Call about our move-in specials

1439 Southern Ave.


• Enormous Floor Plans • Noise Dampening Floors • Close to Shopping • Pet Friendly • Washer & Dryers in all 3 BR units

1 BR Special- $1168 2 BR Special- $1300* 3 BR Special- $1650* *select models. 50% off your first full month’s rent PLUS $100 off each month. Must move in by 7/15/14* Ask about our rental coupon special!

301-637-0723 Silver Spring



$599 price is for 1st Mo. Rent/1 BR only (when you sign a 12 mo. lease).

1 BR’s are $1050

Central Air • Elevator Off St. Parking • Mid-Rise Apts All Utilities Included




2 BRs fr $


$30 Application Fee • Walk to Metro • W/W Carpet or Hardwood avail • Secure Buildings • Parklike setting w/picnic tbls & grill

3415 Parkway Terr. Dr. Suitland, Md. Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm.



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Welcome to

Ashton Heights




Enjoy the HI-Rise Living APARTMENT FEATURES Dishwasher • Gas Range Stove Wall-to-Wall Carpet Cable Ready • Central Heat Building Control Access


COMMUNITY FEATURES Building Control Access Sparkling Swimming Poll Permit Parking • Fitness Center Laundry Facility • Metro Accessible

2BR, 1BA

1BR, 1BA Starting at




Starting at



3BR, 1.5BA

3901 Suitland Rd. Suitland, MD 20746

Starting at





Andrew’s Ridge

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Nadine Gordimer was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature for her novels. LOSSES

Author Gordimer Dies Nadine Gordimer, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1991 for novels that explored racial conflict in apartheid-era South Africa, died in Johannesburg on Sunday. She was 90 years old. The author of “The Conservationist” and “Burger’s Daughter” was also politically active, testifying in the 1980s on behalf of antiapartheid activists. (AP) NEW JOBS

Jenny McCarthy will host a one-hour weekly talk show on SiriusXM, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Dirty, Sexy, Funny With Jenny McCarthy,” which premieres on Wednesday, will cover such topics as parenting, sex and marriage. (E XPRESS) PLOT TWISTS

Comics’ Archie to Die Saving a Friend’s Life Comic book icon Archie Andrews is meeting his demise in Wednesday’s installment of “Life with Archie” when he intervenes in an assassination attempt on Kevin Keller, Archie Comics’ first openly gay character. Andrews’ death, which was first announced in April, will mark the conclusion of the series that focuses on grown-up versions of the characters. (AP)

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Jenny McCarthy to Host Weekly SiriusXM Series

To his acolytes, Zach Braff is the every-nebbish — the alienated but empathetic “nice guy.” Yet others see him as a tipping point in the Urban Outfitterization of indiedom. Regardless of your axis on the Braff spectrum, the impact of his directorial debut, 2004’s “Garden State,” was unmistakable. Made for $2.5 million, it grossed $26.7 million domestically and won a Grammy (Best Compilation Soundtrack) and Independent Spirit Award (Best First Feature). “I didn’t know that ‘Garden State’ would be this astronomical hit,” says Braff, 39. He notes that “90 percent” of his attackers describe themselves as writers. A Braff takeover seemed imminent after “Garden State.” But it took 10 years for “Wish I Was Here,” which opens on Friday, to come to fruition. The film made headlines a year ago, when Braff turned to Kickstarter seeking $2 million for the project. The donations would help offset previously procured funding and Braff’s own investment without the help of film financiers. “I’m making a tiny movie about my spirituality, my family and my biggest fears. And I’m supposed

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Fan Service Some celebrities stay offline to insulate themselves from criticism, but Zach Braff engages his 1.4 million Twitter followers. “He goes out of his way to be nice to fans and reward them for liking him,” says Donald Faison, his “Scrubs” co-star. “He was in London doing a play and some German fans wrote to him; he was so touched, he ended up traveling to Germany to visit them.” (T WP)

to give final cut to a banker, who’s going to make his cuts totally based on a test screening in the suburbs of L.A.? No. [Screw] that,” Braff thunders. Within about a month, 46,500 people had contributed a total of $3.1 million to the project. He’s candid about the themes coursing through “Wish I Was Here.” A spiritual sequel to “Garden State,” it raises personal and religious questions: how to reconcile personal limitations with childhood dreams and the crushing nothingness of death among them. “It doesn’t work for me to believe that Noah’s Ark was real,” Braff says. “The only religious sentiment that does is to go, ‘I’m here now. How can I be a good person to those around me? How can I express myself artistically, honestly and truly, without compromise?’ ” JEFF WEISS (THE WASHINGTON POST )

“I could’ve gone and made a big studio romantic comedy with stars. But … I didn’t want to put my name on [crap].” — Z ACH BR A FF, EXPLAINING WHY IT TOOK HIM 10 YEARS TO MAKE A FOLLOW-UP TO HIS 2004 CULT HIT “GARDEN STATE”

Sleuthing Out ‘Detective’ Rumors: Colin Farrell is the latest actor rumored to be in negotiations for the new season of “True Detective.” Deadline reports that Farrell is close to securing one of the show’s four lead roles. According to The Wrap, Taylor Kitsch is also likely to be cast as a younger male lead. “True Detective’s” second season will be completely different from its first, and will be set in California. (E XPRESS)

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“The authorities want ‘to crack down on dangerous behaviour during the festival.’ They have also apparently cracked down on irony.” — COMMENTER MIKE_PROCTER AT THEGUARDIAN.COM has

a problem with police in Pamplona, Spain, who are searching for a man who took a selfie while participating in the city’s annual bull run. The unidentified man faces a fine of up to $5,000 for taking a photo just inches in front of several bulls chasing after him. Police this year instituted new regulations to keep participants safe during the festival, in which people flee from bulls running through the city’s narrow streets.

“It is obvious that use of the metric system is making these people somehow like instant coffee.” — COMMENTER NULLPOINTER AT WASHINGTONPOST.COM knows the

real reason why almost half of the world actually prefers instant coffee. Market research firm Euromonitor reports that while the United States, Canada and most of South America remain staunchly in favor of fresh coffee, instant java accounts for most of the market in regions without a strong coffee tradition, such as India, China and Australia.

“Why are you acting as if you can’t have both? Split screen? Everyone wins! Except Argentina.” — COMMENTER DUDEIKNOWEVERYTHING AT THEVANE.GAWKER.COM has an idea to

appease everyone when a severe weather alert interrupts live TV, as it did in southern New York on Sunday during the World Cup final. ABC affiliate WENY cut away from the last seven minutes of the final match between Germany and Argentina to cover a tornado warning in the area, sparking plenty of outrage from soccer fans on Twitter.

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“Who knows, maybe Action Bronson will even show up to deliver a surprise performance.” — ALEX YOUNG AT CONSEQUENCEOFSOUND .NET has high hopes for “The Golden

Porta Potty” that will grace the Austin City Limits Music Festival in October. The luxurious rest facility (clearly, not the one shown) includes a “gold-plated portable toilet boasting air conditioning, a golden chandelier, a television that live streams festival performances, WiFi, bottles of Pellegrino and much more.” The festival is giving away passes to the “port o’ gold” if you’re interested in relieving yourself in style.

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CANCER (June 21-July 22) You may have your hands full with technical details and other last-minute concerns and may want to enlist some volunteer assistance. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Even the bestlaid plans can go awry, and today you may be correcting all manner of small errors made by others. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You may discover that you’ve missed a step somewhere along the way, but a friend is ready and able to take care of this detail for you. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You may worry that the powers that be will not respond to your work as you hope, but the events of the day should not pan out that way. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Things begin in a promising fashion. If you can avoid anything that slows you down or breaks your rhythm, you will be fine.

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AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) You’re going to have to work more quickly than usual to get all your ducks in a row and be ready for what is likely to begin tomorrow.

FOUR RACK TOTAL Make a 2-7-letter word from the letters in each row. Add points of each word using scoring directions at right. Seven-letter words get a 50-point bonus. Blank tiles used as any letter have no point value. Scrabble is a trademark of Hasbro in the U.S. and Canada.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) That which seems trivial to others is likely to prove quite important to you as you do something that is not fully understood. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You don’t want to miss out on what is available to you, so be sure to tend to all preliminary duties as they arise.

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Today: Heavy thunderstorms today. A couple of thunderstorms tonight.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) You’re not in the mood to go it alone. Fortunately, a friend or family member is more than willing to be your companion. ARIES (March 21-April 19) What are you waiting for? Today is the day, though there may be few indicators that you can easily see or hear. Get going! TAURUS (April 20-May 20) It’s a good day to consider a change — either in scenery or intention. Perhaps both can be altered slightly to improve your situation. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You may receive a piece of news that has you regretting a past decision. You will, however, get a chance to make it right.



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French soldiers in Egypt discover the Rosetta Stone, which proves instrumental in deciphering ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.


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President Jimmy Carter delivers his “malaise” speech in which he laments what he called a “crisis of confidence” in America.


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He’s Living the Life of an American College Grad! Brooklyn Beckham, the 15-yearold son of David and Victoria Beckham, is interning for director Guy Ritchie, Us Weekly reported. Beckham also models and works at a Starbucks in London. “Victoria and David are keen for him to experience the things they did [at] his age — retail jobs, assistant jobs, working for free,” a source told Us. (EXPRESS)



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‘Oh Honey, Your Clothes Are Too Big for Mommy’ Bethenny Frankel angered the Internet with an Instagram photo of herself wearing her 4-year-old daughter’s clothing. She responded on Monday to criticism with a tweet, “BREAKING NEWS! World Scandal: Former reality star, failed talk show host & cocktail maven jokes by wearing her kids’ pjs! #itcantbetrue.” (EXPRESS)

Lindsay Lohan told the BBC that she will not miss a single performance of “Speed-the-Plow” when it opens in London later this year. Of England, she said, “You guys have such a different outlook. In the U.S. starting at 5 p.m. it’s TMZ, it’s all these shows talking about people’s personal lives and here I don’t notice any of that.” (E XPRESS)


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Jenni Farley, aka JWoww from “Jersey Shore,” welcomed her first child, daughter Meilani Alexandra Mathews, early Sunday afternoon in New Jersey. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces. A representative for Farley says she and her daughter are doing well. The child’s father is Farley’s fiance, Roger Mathews. The 28-year-old Farley rose to fame on the MTV reality series “Jersey Shore,” which followed the boozy exploits of hard-partying 20-somethings. (AP)

Bethenny and her daughter are so close in size that it’s hard to tell them apart!

TMZ unearthed a failed reality-show pilot from 2010, about travel agent to the stars Brett Grolsch, and discovered that Kanye West was featured prominently in the episode. In the show, West rants about airports, where “people like to say really stupid stuff to me.” He explained that he pretends to be on the phone at airports, to fend off nosy fans. (EXPRESS)

“I can only say that I certainly don’t see myself as being difficult and I don’t intend to be difficult.” — K ATHERINE HEIGL RESPONDING TO A RUDE QUESTION ASKED AT A TELEVISION CRITICS ASSOCIATION PRESS TOUR SESSION, E! NEWS REPORTED


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