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Congressman David Wu is facing calls for his resignation over a young woman’s reported accusation that she had an “unwanted sexual encounter” with the Democrat three weeks after his November election victory. Wu called House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Saturday about the allegation, said a spokesman. (AP)

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Hundreds of thousands of Syrians defied a government crackdown Friday, insisting they will not be terrified into submission. At least five people were killed, activists said. It marked the opposition’s attempt to present a united front against the Assad family dynasty. (AP)

Borders Group began on Friday liquidation sales at all of its 399 stores as the 40-year-old chain winds down operations. Gordon Brothers Group, part of a group of liquidators leading the sales, says more than $700 million of the company’s inventory will be sold. (AP)

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8 Yemeni Soldiers Killed In Suicide Bombing A suicide attacker driving a truck packed with explosives blew himself up Sunday outside an army camp in Yemen’s coastal city of Aden, killing at least eight soldiers and wounding dozens, security officials said. The officials said the blast took place as a column of vehicles loaded with troops and supplies was preparing to fight al-Qaeda-linked militants. (AP)

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A woman mourns Sunday at the Norwegian Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria, as people across the Continent joined in memorials, like one shown in Oslo, for a deadly attack Friday.

Calls for Calm in Divided Europe Continent grapples with Islamophobia after Norway attack BedZed Some British mosques are boosting security after Norway’s massacre was traced to a man who fears Muslims are taking over Europe, an attack that exposed a failure to root out Islamophobia that has bled into the European mainstream. Muslim leaders say it’s time for governments to wake up to the threat of anti-Islamic extremism and stop pandering to far-right nationalist movements that have made inroads in politics from the Netherlands to Austria. European attitudes, though, are unlikely to change overnight. “People are looking over their

L[_b9h_j_Y_ic Hours after Norway’s terrorist attack Friday, a law went into effect in Belgium banning the Islamic face veil, for what authorities called security reasons. France, which has western Europe’s largest Muslim population, has a similar law, though President Nicolas Sarkozy’s party insists that the laws it has championed on the face veil and banning headscarves from the classroom are aimed at protecting women’s rights. Meanwhile, Switzerland has banned new mosque minarets. (AP)

shoulders and afraid that we will be the next target,” said Mohammed Shafiq of the Ramadhan Foundation, one of Britain’s largest Muslim organizations, on Sunday. Mohammed Bechari, head of the European Islamic Conference, said that even though millions of Europe’s Muslims were born here and have assimilated into societies that consider themselves tolerant, “racism [and] anti-Muslim sentiments have become the norm.”

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anti-Muslim, fundamentalist Christian views caught many off guard and exposed a knee-jerk Islamophobia that puts Europe’s leaders in a new bind. It’s uncertain whether Norway’s attack, widely condemned by religious leaders and politicians, will jolt leaders into attacking Islamophobia with the same zeal as in the fight against Islamic terrorism. In Britain in recent weeks, a pig’s head was left at a mosque outside of Oxford, and there have been repeated attacks on women wearing headscarves and full-face coverings, Shafiq said. He said security talks were under way with police in Manchester, home to many of Britain’s nearly 2 million Muslims. Thousands will gather at mosques this week ahead of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month that begins at the end of the month. (AP)

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Taliban push back as coalition cedes control to Afghans I_hWgkbW"7\]^Wd_ijWd As Helmand’s provincial capital of Lashkar Gah marked the official start of its transition from NATO to Afghan control last week, fierce fighting in the market town of Siraqula served as a reminder that the war is still on in what remains the country’s deadliest province for coalition forces. Lashkar Gah is one of five provincial capitals and two provinces that President Hamid Karzai deemed ready for Afghan control in the next several months. NATO intends these transition areas to be the leading edge of a sovereign state capable of providing for its citizens by the time the coalition completes the withdrawal of combat troops in 2014. Still, it remains unclear whether the modest security gains achieved will expand to Taliban strongholds in northern Helmand, where U.S. Marines are trying to pacify prime poppy growing areas that are the insurgency’s profit center. “If the Marines come here, the Taliban shoot. If the Taliban come, the Marines shoot,” an elderly farmer named Aqatar Mohammad said

C[Wdm^_b[$$$ Insurgents in southern Afghanistan hanged an 8-year-old boy six days after they abducted him, the Afghan government said Sunday. The boy’s captors had demanded that his father, a police officer, supply them with a police vehicle, and he refused, said a statement from President Hamid Karzai’s office. The militants hanged the boy Friday. The statement condemned the act as a “cowardly crime” and referred to the killers as “terrorists,” but did not specify which terrorist group. (AP)

during a gunbattle Wednesday near Siraqula’s Salaam Bazaar. “We are between two mountains.” He said the area has become increasingly dangerous since the Marines set up base this summer, but he is staying because he fears the bombs lining the roads. Mohammad also said he was unable to leave because, like every other farmer in the area, he is obligated to grow opium for the insurgency. “If we do not, they will take us away and kill us,” he said. Residents tell the Marines that they detest the insurgency but fear retribution if they cooperate with NATO. And all were aware that the Taliban would be around long after the coalition leaves. (AP)


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In his first six-month report since being hired as Metro’s permanent chief, Sarles also said the agency will create a “virtual tunnel” between Farragut North on the Red Line and Farragut West on the Orange and Blue lines, allowing riders to go from one station to the other without paying a new fare. Metro will also bring back a “mystery shopper’” program, in which undercover inspectors evaluate service in the system. Riders have long wanted the virtual tunnel between Farragut North and Farragut West to ease movement between different parts of the system.

MW][:_ifkj[El[h A federal judge ruled Friday in favor of the union that represents most Metro employees in an ongoing wage dispute with the transit authority. Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, which has about 10,000 members, had been in arbitration with Metro over a 9 percent wage increase for its members to be awarded in 3 percent increments for 2009, 2010 and 2011. (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Car Thefts Tamed by Technology Newer vehicles, key systems help thwart more area auto thieves MWi^_d]jed Car thefts are going the way of the pay phone. The scourge of thieves jamming a screwdriver into a carâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ignition and joy-riding with friends has nearly become a thing of the past, part of a dramatic regional and national decline in auto theft that is the result of advances in antitheft technology and aggressive police work. Newer cars, equipped with

high-tech keys and immobilizer systems, are impossible to hotwire. Police deploy license plate scanners and bait cars, and services such as OnStar give investigators an edge in hunting down stolen cars and the crooks who swipe them. Improved anti-terror laws have made it harder to falsify documents and launder cars, making it less likely a hot car will hit the secondary market disguised as a legitimate one. And police have put resources into dismantling theft rings and chop shops. That combination of auto industry advances and old-fashioned law enforcement deterrence has sent car theft plummeting across

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and across Maryland, the number of stolen cars has fallen about 50 percent in the past seven years. Virginia car theft, in line with national averages, has declined 42 percent. Fairfax Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s thefts have dropped at the same rate, to 837 last year, less than one-tenth of 1 percent of the 956,528 registered vehicles there. â&#x20AC;&#x153;We thought that car theft would be the one kind of crime that lends itself to solving,â&#x20AC;? said Chuck Wexler, executive director of the Washington-based Police Executive Research Forum. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Finally, technology has caught up to the intuitive vision street cops had a decade ago.â&#x20AC;? (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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A second District of Columbia Council member has called for the resignation of colleague Harry Thomas Jr. Thomas on Friday agreed to pay back $300,000 in district funds that he was accused of spending on a luxury SUV, golfing vacations and other personal expenses. The decision settles a lawsuit brought last month by the districtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s attorney general. Federal prosecutors are also investigating. D.C. Council member Mary Cheh issued a statement Saturday saying she hopes Thomas will â&#x20AC;&#x153;seriouslyâ&#x20AC;? consider resigning from the council. She said she didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t see how it was possible for him to serve effectively, given the allegations and the settlement. Thomas had denied wrongdoing. (AP)

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Manifesto traces the detailed planning in Norway’s tragedy Eibe"DehmWo To Anders Behring Breivik, the Norway explosion and shootings that killed at least 93 people were a “marketing method” for his manifesto, which not only lays out his extreme nationalist philosophy but reveals his attack methods and encourages like-thinkers to do their own mass killing. Breivik describes how he bought armor, guns, tons of fertilizer and other bomb components, stashed caches of weapons and wiped his computer hard drive — all while evading police suspicion and being nice to his neighbors. Friday’s bombing at government headquarters in Oslo — which killed at least seven — and the shootings — which killed at least 86 at a ruling-party island retreat for young people — have rattled Norway, home to the Nobel Peace Prize and where the average policeman patrols without a firearm. More than 90 people were wounded, and others remain missing at both crime scenes. Authorities revealed Sunday that one of the attacker’s first victims on the island was an off-duty police officer who had been hired to provide private

security, shedding new light on the confusion many survivors described during the 90-minute massacre. Police have not released the names of any victims, but they were mourned Sunday. Norway’s King Harald V; his wife, Queen Sonja; and Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg were part of the crowd packed into Oslo Cathedral. People who could not fit inside the grand church, which was strewn with flowers and candles, huddled under umbrellas amid drizzling rain. Police and Breivik’s lawyer have said that he confessed to the attacks but denied criminal responsibility for Norway’s deadliest day ever in peacetime. Breivik has been charged with terrorism and will be arraigned Monday. Norway has no death penalty. Its maximum sentence for any crime is 21 years. Breivik’s attorney, Geir Lippestad, said that his client asked for an open

If[Y_Wb 7cce Dr. Colin Poole, chief surgeon treating the wounded from Friday’s attack, said Anders Behring Breivik used special “dum-dum” bullets designed to disintegrate inside the body and cause maximum internal damage. Also, police said Sunday that Breivik still had “a considerable amount” of ammunition when he surrendered. (AP)

court hearing “because he wants to explain himself.” “He wanted a change in society and, from his perspective, he needed to force through a revolution,” Lippestad told public broadcaster NRK. Lippestad said his client wrote the 1,500-page manifesto alone — though parts were lifted from the writings of U.S. mail bomber Ted Kaczynski. It’s part anti-immigrant rant, part diary and part prediction of a judgment day. The planning explained in the document drilled down to the tiniest tasks. He choose a Hyundai for a trip to Prague to buy an AK-47 because he thought it was the kind of car a retiree would drive, so he probably wouldn’t get stopped on his way back to Oslo. He hid most of his armor in a waterproof case underground in a forest, but a police riot officer’s uniform that didn’t fit was shoved into a box labeled “air soft equipment.” (AP)

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market is a natural outgrowth of the explosive popularity of daily deal sites in the past year. Although Groupon and LivingSocial are by far the biggest and best known players in the space, there are now an estimated 400 similar sites, according Daily Deal Media, which tracks the industry. And this year, consumers are expected to spend an estimated $1.9 billion snapping up bargains, about double the amount spent last year. The deals are usually tilted toward a higher-end clientele, with offers including discounts on restaurant vouchers, wine tasting tours and shiatsu massages. But circumstances can sometimes prevent shoppers from redeeming their coupons. After paying $40 for a month of unlimited yoga classes on Groupon, Michael Roman found a more convenient venue for practicing his downward dog. So he decided to list the coupon on DealsGoRound. He listed the deal for the same amount he paid, with plans to lower the price if it didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t sell quickly. But the coupon sold within hours. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The immediacy is what surprised me,â&#x20AC;? says Roman, a 47-yearold business analyst from Chicago. If a coupon is popular enough,

J^[<_d[Fh_dj Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s worth noting that, technically, Grouponâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s terms of use prohibit the unauthorized resale of its coupons. The fine print on LivingSocialâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s site also prohibits the sale of its vouchers. LivingSocial gives shoppers five days to return deals for any reason. Groupon doesnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t offer such leeway. But the site says its customer service team works on a case-by-case basis to give buyers refunds or site credit if they canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t redeem a coupon for a legitimate reason â&#x20AC;&#x201D; like a medical emergency. (AP)

sellers may even be able to fetch a small profit. Because daily deal sites offer such steep discounts, sellers can list their coupons for more than they paid and still offer a bargain. For buyers, resale sites offer access to deals that are no longer available. In other cases, sellers may have to ask for less than they paid. This usually happens when a couponâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s expiration date is fast approaching. The worst-case scenario is that sellers never find a buyer; DealsGoRound says that happens with about a third of its listings. CANDICE CHOI (AP)


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NFL players appear set to approve a deal ending the lockout Fhe<eejXWbb As NFL players and teams made preparations to return to work, representatives of the league and players worked Sunday to try to have an official, written version of their 10-year collective bargaining agreement ready for player leaders to review Monday. The major elements of the deal essentially were in place, several people familiar with the discussions said. Members of the players’ ruling executive committee are scheduled to meet Monday in Washington and are likely to recommend approval of the labor agreement to the entire group of players. The deal must be ratified by a majority of the close-to 2,000 NFL players to take effect, but people within the sport said that approval would be virtually certain if the executive committee recommends such ratification.

Agents were telling players late Saturday and Sunday to be ready to report to teams’ facilities at midweek for voluntary workouts and to prepare to report to training camps late in the week. Teams’ front offices were gearing up for the expected start of free agency. People within the sport were crediting NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith, the executive director of the NFL Players Association, with forcefully pushing the talks in the late stages toward a resolution. Some players reacted angrily after the owners voted, 31-0 with

one abstention by the Oakland Raiders, on Thursday in Atlanta to approve the labor deal and conditionally end the lockout in stages, based on ratification of the agreement by the players’ side. But Smith calmed the players and moved them toward resolution of the final details necessary to complete the agreement, people familiar with the players’ deliberations said. The league and players had agreed to the major economic components of the deal by July 15. Issues emerged about ironing out the final details, including differences between the two sides

The salary cap for the upcoming season would be set at approximately $120.4 million per team for players’ salaries. Teams would be required to spend at least 89 percent of the annual salary cap beginning in 2013, and it would include a system to curb the amount of guaranteed money in rookies’ contracts. The regular season would be kept at 16 games, shelving an 18-game proposal, and would reduce offseason workouts and limit hitting in some practices. The experience requirement for players to be eligible for unrestricted free agency would be restored to four seasons, down from the six required last year. (T WP)

about how the players would go about re-forming their union as part of the process of ratifying the deal. But Smith and Goodell took a hands-on approach in leading the talks between the two sides working toward a resolution, people within the sport said. There are parts of the collective bargaining agreement that cannot be worked out until after the players have re-formed their union. Those provisions include drug-testing matters, pension issues and matters related to the sport’s disability board. MARK MASKE (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Miyazato To Donate Some Winnings to Japan Ai Miyazato clinched her first title of the year at the Evian Masters on Sunday and pledged to share her prize money — $487,500 — with the people still suffering in the aftermath of the disasters back home in Japan. (AP) =EB<

Cochran Wins Senior British Open by 2 Strokes Russ Cochran toasted a family victory at the Senior British Open on Sunday, capturing his first major title with his son as caddie to maintain the United States’ recent dominance of the tournament. He shot a second-straight 5-under 67 in the final round to win by two shots over compatriot Mark Calcavecchia (AP) IE99;H

Uruguay Wins Crown Diego Forlan scored twice and Uruguay won the Copa America for a record 15th time after beating Paraguay 3-0 Sunday. Luis Suarez also scored for Uruguay, which followed up a semifinal appearance at the 2010 World Cup by winning South America’s championship for the first time since 1995. (AP) FHE87I;87BB

Alomar Leads Hall Class With Puerto Rican flags waving in the breeze, Roberto Alomar led Sunday’s inductions into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Bert Blyleven, who won 287 games in his 22-year career, and Pat Gillick, who won three World Series as a general manager, also received baseball’s highest honor. (AP)


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D[l[hJeeEbZ Cadel Evans, 34, is the oldest winner of the Tour de France since World War II, narrowly eclipsing Gino Bartali of Italy — who was also 34 but slightly younger — when he won in 1948. The all-time record was set by 36-year-old Firmin Lambot of Belgium — in 1922. (AP)

few people always believed in me. I always believed in me. And we did it,” the 34-year-old said. He celebrated after crossing the finish line in the pack on the Champs-Elysees, embracing riders from different teams as the massive crowd on France’s most famous

thoroughfare cheered wildly. Evans bounded up the steps onto the podium, taking deep breaths, then appeared at the top looking calm and waved the bouquet he received in the air. Evans was joined on the podium by the Schleck brothers of Luxembourg — Andy, who finished second overall for the third-straight year, and Frank, who was third. Andy finished 1 minute, 34 seconds behind Evans in the final standings. It’s been a long wait for Evans, who first showed himself as a challenger for major races in 2002, and twice finished second in the Tour, in 2007 and 2008, but couldn’t quite make it to the top of the podium until now. (AP)

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Phelps, U.S. Off To a Slow Start Relay team settles for the bronze at the world championships Im_cc_d] Usually the three men on the pool deck as the last American comes home in the 4x100-meter relay look possessed, as if their urging, roaring, waving and praying could somehow get the last guy to the wall faster. On Sunday, Michael Phelps and his two teammates stood virtually silent as Nathan Adrian finished his swim, Phelps offering weak applause as Jason Lezak and Garrett Weber-Gale stared at the scoreboard, mouths agape. Third place. And it wasn’t a contest. What a way to kick off the swimming world championships, the final major tune-up for the 2012 London Summer Games. Ending a streak of six-straight gold medals in major events, the U.S. men put forward a performance that

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left them, their coaches and teammates shell-shocked. And mad. And worse. “Truly,” said Weber-Gale, “I feel sick about it.” Moments after the U.S. women lost the lead — and earned the silver — on the final leg of their relay, the once-dominant U.S. men never led and finished in 3 minutes, 11.96 seconds at the Oriental Sports Center, behind the Australians (3:11.00) and French (3:11.14). “It stinks,” Phelps said flatly moments after the race. He then added later, “As Americans, we want to win everything we do. We want to be the best. ... We all know we can be better than that.” AMY SHIPLEY (THE WASHINGTON POST )

Tyler Chatwood allowed two runs in seven innings; Mike Trout and Torii Hunter homered in a fiverun eighth; and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 Sunday. The Angels were protecting a 3-2 lead in the eighth before turning the game into a rout against reliever Mark Worrell. After Trout hit his first major league homer, a three-run drive, Hunter followed a walk to Maicer

Izturis with a shot into the leftfield seats. The 19-year-old Trout was batting .162 with two RBI before connecting on a 3-1 pitch. Trout, who made his debut on July 8, is the youngest player in the majors. Chatwood (6-6) gave up six hits, struck out four and walked none in lowering his ERA on the road to 3.21. Alberto Callaspo had three hits for the Angels, who took two of three from Baltimore to improve to 10-1 in their last 11 series. (AP)

MLB SCOREBOARD White Sox 4, Indians 2

Angels 9, Orioles 3 Marlins 5, Mets 4

Yankees 7, A’s 5 Phillies 5, Padres 3

Pirates 4, Cardinals 3 (10) Red Sox 12, Mariners 8 Rays 5, Royals 0 Cubs 5, Astros 4 (10) Late game results, including the Nats-Dodgers: washingtonpost.com

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Mech Design Engr w/ min 8yrs exp. in new construction of commercial, institutional, multifamily and retail facilities; LEED, PE, desired; Acad, BIM and Revit required. Salary $80-100K, commensurate with experience. Design Architect w/ registration desired(MD, Va &DC) with minimum 10 yrs experience. Team leader having project management ability, and thorough knowledge of building codes necessary. Candidate should have diverse experience in Mutifunctional buildings, retail, educational, religious, multi-family residential and office complexes. Must be able to mentor and provide technical guidance to junior and less experienced architects. Salary commensurate w/ experience. Leed accreditation desired. Cad Technician, minimum 3 yrs experience in architectural engineering environment; Bim & Revit experience is desired. Proficiency in all disciplines needed. Salary $45-65K. Adobe Photoshop, renderings & graphic design experience is also a plus.

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my, Amy, Amy. That’s the chorus in a song from the first Amy Winehouse album, “Frank,” released in 2003. She is singing to a man (or drug?) that “is too hard to ignore.” Her backup singers chant her name three times to a swaying, vaguely Middle Eastern beat, as if summoning her back from a lover’s trance. And Amy asks a strange musical question: “So where’s my moral parallel?” What did she mean? What was she thinking? WHAT WAS SHE THINKING? That’s all that her fans can wonder in the wake of her utterly predictable yet still shocking death on Saturday at age 27. The song “Amy, Amy, Amy” engages in a bit of unintentional ironic foreshadowing. “Creative energy abused,” she sings. “All my lyrics go unused.” It is hard to remember that the fivetime Grammy winner and troubled soul had a life before the beehive and the booze and the drugs, before the fame, before the disastrous comeback concerts in which she could barely walk straight and could not remember the lyrics that she wrote: “They tried to make me go to rehab, I said, ‘No, no, no.’ ” I met a British writer a while ago whose kid was in kindergarten with Amy Winehouse. They called her “that crazy Amy Winehouse” even back then. So perhaps she was always a little off. Yet there was a time when she seemed very serious about turning her

expressive, brassy voice, shaped by the jazz records of her parents and paternal grandmother, into the voice of a star. Look at a YouTube video of a prebeehive Amy singing on a British TV special from New Year’s Eve 2004, hosted by band leader and pianist Jools Holland. Winehouse’s face is framed by long, straight black hair. She wears a blousy white top with a red geometric design, a short (but not too short) black skirt. She seems nervous in the seconds before she begins to sing the Dinah Washington hit “Teach Me

Tonight.” But the warmhearted horns of Holland’s band calm her down and rev her up. Her tart tone is clearly influenced by Washington, but the Winehouse style emerges as she bends notes in unexpected ways, plays with rhythm but never loses the beat, and captures the essence of a young girl yearning for love. “Did you say I had a lot to learn?” she asks in a voice full of tenderness and sass and creative energy. All her many fans can do is shake our heads and sigh, “Amy, Amy, Amy.” MARC SILVER


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hopes of booking all seven nights in the future. Concerts will finish in time for patrons to catch the last Red Line trains out of the nearby Silver Spring Metro station. Fans can preview the space Sept. 13 at an evening open house. The original Fillmore, in San Francisco, became a hub for psychedelic rock in the 1960s, hosting the Doors, Jefferson Airplane, the Grateful Dead and countless others. Since then, the venue has spawned into a Live Nation-owned chain with loca-

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tions in Denver, Detroit, Miami and Charlotte, N.C. Live Nation rebranded New York City’s Irving Plaza with the Fillmore name in 2007 but bent to pressure from fans and switched it back in 2010. The promotion company says its newest Fillmore is here to stay. “ We’re i n it for t he long haul,” says Arich Berghammer, the Fillmore’s executive vice president of clubs and theaters for North America. “We have the full expectation that in 20 years, we’re going to renew the lease for another 20 years.” CHRIS RICHARDS (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Dia de los Músicos Well, this is unfortunate timing. David Wax is a rabbi in New Jersey recently accused of murder, but that’s not the David Wax who fronts the David Wax Museum, a Latin folk band! This is all a terrible coincidence. David Wax (pictured here with bandmate Suz Slezak) and the other members play raucous, Mexicantinged folk music that also pays homage to indie rock (but without any ironic detachment). Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW; Tue., 6 p.m., free; 202-467-4600, Kennedy-center.org. (Foggy Bottom)

Appalachian Sing The music of the Mid-Atlantic mountains has a ghostly, timeless quality, or so we assume from the music of Mountain Man, the trio of singers Molly Erin Sarle, Alexandra SauserMonnig and Amelia Randall Meath. The three, who occasionally accompany their gorgeous harmonies with an acoustic guitar, give an authentic idea of what it’s like to hike the Appalachian Trail (not like that). Iota Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; Tue., 8:30 p.m., $12; 703-5228340, Iotaclubandcafe.com. (Clarendon)

Coincidence? We Think Not. We’re glad that Screen on the Green didn’t have an existential threat this year and all, but isn’t showing “In the Heat of the Night” (starring Sidney Poitier and Rod Steiger, pictured) as the first film tonight a little bit on the nose? We get it: D.C. is hot, and we’re willingly to sit outside. Get there a couple hours early. National Mall, between 8th and 14th streets; Mon., dusk, free; 877-2625866, Savescreenonthegreen. com. (Smithsonian)


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THE MAIN EVENT: A black tie, 250-guest affair on Aug. 6 in San Diego. HOW THEY MET: At work. “Neil was writing code for a specific system, and I was supposed to break his code.” FIRST IMPRESSIONS: He thought she was “a liberal hippie type.” She thought, “Great, another quiet engineer. Let’s see if this one actually looks me in the eye instead of staring at my shoes.” FIRST DATE: Many nights of hanging out after work. HOW HE PROPOSED: Neil’s first planned proposal failed when Kristin sprained her foot. He waited a week, then asked for her hand at the Tidal Basin. MOST-HATED CLOTHING ITEM: His SpongeBob boxers. THEIR SONG: Kristin’s a fan of Avril Lavigne’s “When You’re Gone.” STUPIDEST FIGHT: His lack of a proposal, just after she sprained her foot. His response: “What if I was going to propose this weekend but your foot messed it up?”

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Clayton, 29, is a manager of project administration. Melissa, 28, is a meetings coordinator. They live in Alexandria. THE MAIN EVENT: On Aug. 6, at Melissa’s family church in Woods Hole, Mass. Melissa will walk down the aisle to “Grow Old With You” from “The Wedding Singer.” HOW THEY MET: At Murphy’s Irish Pub in Alexandria. “Unfortunately, he did not know any of the hand gestures for ‘The Unicorn’ (by the Irish Rovers), which, after the many drinks my friend and I had, was deemed the worst thing ever.” FIRST DATE: Lunch at Vermilion, hot chocolate and a movie at her place. HOW HE PROPOSED: He took her to “The Nutcracker,” then dinner, and ended the night at the Lorien Hotel in Alexandria. “My response was, ‘Oh, honey, I only got you fencing lessons for Christmas. ... This is too much!’” MOST-HATED CLOTHING ITEM: His velour tracksuit, “because we don’t live in a P. Diddy video.” STUPIDEST FIGHT: “When our daughter, figuratively speaking, would be allowed to start dating,” Clay says.

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Lopez Mulls Star Role in ‘Postage Stamp: The Film’ Usmagazine.com reported that Jennifer Lopez was seen in Atlanta Friday, looking cheerful and wearing a white tracksuit. Lopez is filming scenes for the movie “What to Expect When You’re Expecting,” an adaptation of a series of pregnancy guidebooks. The film also stars Chace Crawford, Cameron Diaz, Chris Rock, Matthew Morrison, Elizabeth Banks and Brooklyn Decker. (EXPRESS)

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It’s Like Meeting God About 6,000 people in the main hall at San Diego’s Comic-Con Saturday sang “Happy Birthday to You” to Patrick Stewart during a preview panel for the animated musical “Dorothy of Oz.” Stewart provides the voice of a wizened 900-year-old tree in the movie, though, in real life, he turned 71 July 13. (AP)

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Actor Rhys Ifans, who plays a villain in the upcoming “Amazing Spider-Man” movie, was arrested — sort of — at San Diego’s Comic-Con on Friday, the Wrap reported. Ifans allegedly shoved a guard after she refused admission to a member of his team who lacked credentials. Ifans was allowed to join the “Spider-Man” panel, and then the guard made a citizen’s arrest. (EXPRESS)

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