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The hare was five blocks behind, still stuck in rush-hour traffic At least officers didn’t have to issue a speeding ticket when they spotted a giant tortoise ambling down a street in suburban Los Angeles. The Alhambra Police Department joked that the 150pound reptile was captured Saturday afternoon after a brief pursuit. The giant tortoise, named Clark, was later reunited with his owners. (AP) ADVENTURES
“This was the greatest day of my life, because this was the first day I was at the police station.” CHRIS VILLAVICENCIO, 9, who got separated from his parents in Central Park, telling the New York Daily News about the fun he had in the city
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This morning, Patrick Omberg, 9, was sworn in as “Chief for the Day” by the Arlington County Police Department, his reward for writing the winning essay about what it means to be a police officer. We asked the future fourth grader how he plans to crack down on Arlington criminals. SADIE DINGFELDER (EXPRESS)
For 31/2 years, Nyerere Mitchell rode around D.C.’s nightlife hotspots hunting for drunk people. The 50-year-old pleaded guilty Monday to convincing more than 60 of them to hop into his “taxi” (a silver Range Rover SUV), taking them to an ATM and withdrawing the “fare” for them. He raked in more than $200,000. The story gets even more ridiculous. Can you guess the fake fact? R.S.
He would keep his victim’s card, returning a similar-looking one stolen from someone else. He told some of the victims not to worry about the ATM fee — he’d take it off their fare.
crime problems facing Arlington today? Kidnapping, robberies, shootings, stealing, punching, controlling traffic. 2 If you could hire anyone
to help you fight crime, who would it be? Spider-Man. 3 Why? He shoots webs. 4 What do you think of the
recent Arlington County Board vote on bar hopping? What’s bar hopping?
Mitchell often posed as a woman, replete with a wig and padded bra.
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5 Bar hopping is when you
get a drink from a bar, and then go to the next bar to the next bar … They should stay where they got their first drink from. 6 Do you think your dogs would make good police dogs? No. They are really old and blind. 7 When you’re police chief, who will you arrest? I would arrest my sister and send her away because she’s annoying. 8 What kind of police car would you like to have? A
horse that’s the size of a dog. The smallest horse in the world. 9 Why such a small horse? Because it could head butt [the criminals] and step on their foots. 10 And pin them down so you could arrest them? Actually it would be so painful, their foot would be broken, like a car running it over. 11 What kind of prison would you put your sister in? [It would have] an outer layer of diamond bars.
The Potter’s House in Adams Morgan may soon lose its signature psychedelic candle mural, “The Light of the World.” The coffee house/bookstore/event space is undergoing renovations after changing hands from one church group to another in 2013. The new owners plan to paint over the work, fearing that its religious overtone will scare off secular patrons, WAMU reported. The artist, Karla RodasIsrael, plans to fight its destruction, noting that the candle isn’t religious: “The light is universal.” R.S.
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A person who enjoys watching the activity along a canal. The Georgetown BID invoked the early-20th-century term to name its latest beautification project: a series of murals, inspired by the C&O Canal, that will adorn the shuttered Latham Hotel (3000 M St. NW) until Jan. 5. Now go forth and gongoozle yourself some art. RACHEL SADON (EXPRESS)
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Hospital’s future is mired in politics
United Medical Center by choice. But the story is not yet a fairy tale. The hospital remains housed in a building that is increasingly expensive to maintain. The ultimate goal of partnering with a larger private owner has yet to be reached. The process has been complicated by the pending election, since the next mayor’s approach to questions about the hospital’s future is largely unknown. A proposal from Mayor Vincent Gray to build a new hospital nearby has been met with skepticism from the D.C. Council. Mayoral candidate David Catania, an At-large Council member who moved to stabilize the hospital when it was foundering under private ownership, opposes the proposal to build a new hospital. A spokesman for Democratic nominee and Council member Muriel Bowser said the hospital bailouts arranged by Catania amounted to “a Band-Aid, not a fix” and said Bowser has not ruled out a new hospital. C a rol Schwa r tz , who is running as an independent, said that she is open to proposals involving a new site.
THE DISTRICT Shortly after David Small took over as chief executive of D.C.’s United Medical Center last year, a woman gave him some unwelcome news about the facility. “It was,” Small recalls being told, “the hospital where you go to die.” The 354-bed hospital on Southern Avenue SE has long suffered from a dismal reputation as a hospital of last resort, an image buttressed by long-standing financial woes and its location, in one of the region’s most concentrated pockets of poverty. But nearly 18 months into a crash turnaround effort, there are encouraging signs. Patient volumes and billings are up, doctors are joining rather than fleeing the staff, and, for the first time in at least a decade, there is more than sufficient money in the bank. Last month, the hospital announced that it will not require a government operating subsidy for the first time since the District seized control of it in 2010. Small, who was hired by the city’s turnaround contractor, said perceptions are starting to change: Patients are coming to
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Former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are battling a 14-count indictment that alleges they lent the prestige of the governor’s office to businessman Jonnie Williams Sr. in exchange for gifts and money. Jurors resumed hearing testimony Monday. ( THE WASHINGTON POST ) Aide: First lady tried to pitch Mitt Romney
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Bob McDonnell’s political adviser, Phil Cox, testified that Maureen and Williams attempted to pitch a dietary supplement to Mitt Romney. Cox said that a meeting never happened, but Maureen did pitch Ann Romney, telling her the dietary supplement could potentially cure her multiple sclerosis. “I was horrified,” Cox said.
After blasting Maureen from the stand, Cox gave much more flattering testimony about the former governor. “He’s the least materialistic person I know.” Cox said Bob McDonnell was only engaged in “constituent service” and “donor maintenance” when he sent Williams emails about Star Scientific and its stock price.
Prosecutor Michael Dry asked Williams if Maureen ever said the Rolex watch he’d bought at her direction was too expensive.“Did she ever say, ‘That’s too much’?” Dry asked. “No,” Williams said.“Did Mr. McDonnell ever call and say, ‘Hey, you shouldn’t be buying things for my family’?” Dry asked. “No,” Williams said. “A lot of the requests I declined.”
Williams testified that the “crush defense” that emerged last week was news to him. Asked flatly by Dry if he ever had “any physical or intimate relationship with Mrs. McDonnell,” Williams said: “I didn’t know Mrs. McDonnell had any interest in me till last week,” when her defense unveiled the alleged romantic connection.
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THE DISTRICT | Bryce Harper unveils the completely renovated Anacostia High School locker room Monday, where he was met with ... complete and undeniably awkward silence. “We were all just stunned,” said Anacostia football player Jordan McHaney. “We didn’t expect that.”
Authorities believe a Virginia man fatally shot his wife and three young daughters before killing himself in a home just outside Culpeper, about 70 miles southwest of D.C. Clarence Washington, 35, is the suspected gunman, said Detective Angela Deavers, a spokeswoman for the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office. She identified the four other family members as Shauna Washington, 35, and three young daughters, aged 4 through 13. Detectives are still trying to determine a motive. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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An Israeli soldier stands next to a bus that was tipped Monday by an Arab construction worker with a backhoe.
Violence hits Jerusalem as leaders seek a truce JERUSALEM A pair of attacks along the line separating east and west Jerusalem set this bitterly contested city on edge Monday amid fears that the war in the Gaza Strip will spawn violence far beyond the territory’s boundaries. In one of the Jerusalem attacks, an Arab construction worker used his backhoe to run down an Israel civilian and then topple a nearly empty bus. The civilian was killed and three others were injured, including the bus driver, according to a police spokesman. Police fatally shot the construction worker, who was identified as an East Jerusalem
resident in his 20s. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum called for more such attacks, describing it as a “brave resistance action.” The assaults prompted Israeli police armed with automatic weapons to set up makeshift checkpoints. In Gaza, the battle slowed but did not stop on Monday, despite Israel’s unilateral declaration of a seven-hour pause in the fight. Just minutes after the ceasefire was due to kick in Monday, Israel fired two missiles at a house in the Shati refugee camp in northern Gaza, killing at least three people, including
an 8-year-old girl, according to the Gaza Health Ministry. The attack prompted Hamas to accuse Israel of deceit — a familiar refrain in a conflict that has proven a graveyard for truces. Later Monday, Israel and Hamas accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal, raising hopes that the bloodiest round of fighting between the bitter enemies could finally be coming to an end. Still, both sides signaled a rough road ahead, with an Israeli official expressing skepticism given previous failures, and a Palestinian negotiator saying “it’s going to be tough.”
To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages. The word “te” as a variant of “ti,” the seventh tone on the musical scale, is a hardworking little gem among 5,000 words added to “The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary,” out Monday from Merriam-Webster. The dictionary’s last freshening up was a decade ago. Entries in the forthcoming book include texter, vlog, bromance, hashtag, dubstep and selfie. Among the highest potential scorers among the new additions is “quinzhee,” a shelter made by hollowing out a pile of snow, which could be worth as much as 401 points. (AP)
Gun-control advocate James Brady dies at 73 James Brady, the oftenirreverent press secretary to President Ronald Reagan who was shot in the head during an assassination attempt on his boss in 1981 and who became an enduring symbol of the fight against unfettered access to guns in American society, died Monday at age 73. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Second American with Ebola set to fly home Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, is scheduled to fly back to the United States early today, the Liberian government confirmed Monday. Meanwhile, the National Institutes of Health says there’s hope that a vaccine against Ebola will be available as early as next July. (AP) NEW YORK
Report slams violence in juvenile jails in NYC New York City’s juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guards routinely violate constitutional rights of teenage inmates, the federal government said in a scathing report released Monday. (AP)
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A woman in Sweden found human remains in the last place one would expect — Ikea bags left in her church. According to The Independent, Kicki Karlen said she got very angry after finding the bags of bones, which were dug up five years ago during a renovation of the church and never relocated. An archaeologist involved in the digging told a Swedish newspaper that the bags “aren’t actually that bad” for storing the skeletons, according to The Independent. (EXPRESS)
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nation+world The Ukrainian military on Monday urged residents of Donetsk to evacuate amid reports of increased rebel attacks on civilians and to clear the way for government troops to advance on one of the insurgency’s biggest strongholds. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Turkish women suing official for discrimination Women’s rights activists and female legislators have filed a legal complaint against Turkey’s deputy prime minister who said last week that women should not laugh aloud in public. Legislator Aylin Nazliaka accused Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc of violating charters on gender discrimination. (AP) KUNMING, CHINA
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Recent years have yielded dire news about ivory poaching in Africa, but it’s not a problem everywhere. Botswana is a rare bright spot of elephant conservation on the continent, with estimates of its elephant population as high as 200,000 — a big proportion of Africa’s 420,000 to 650,000 elephants. The southern African country’s political and economic stability, small human population and other factors make it an elephant haven. (AP)
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Mom’s tale raises surrogacy issues HEALTH It’s a tale with few specifics that has nonetheless produced an international melodrama. What it does have: an impoverished 21-year-old Thai food vendor, a beautiful baby boy with Down syndrome and the shadowy surrogacy trade. The Thai surrogate mother, Pattaramon Chanbua, recently said an unnamed Australian couple left her to care for their boy, who has Down syndrome — but took his healthy twin sister after Pattaramon refused to have an abortion. Now the Australian government says it is considering intervening in the case, with the
country’s immigration minister saying Monday that the little boy might be entitled to Australian citizenship. The story spawned a fund for the child that collected $216,000 and stirred calls for change. Pattaramon says she was promised about $10,000 for agreeing to be a surrogate. But she said the surrogate agency stiffed her some of the money once doctors found out one of her twin babies had Down syndrome. The surrogate parents denied Pattaramon’s story, telling the Australian Broadcasting Corp. the clinic only told them about the girl. (AP/THE WASHINGTON POST)
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“Two less. If we did this every week, it could start going down. We hit target.” A POLICE OFFICER IN RIO DE JANEIRO speaking about ways to
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The Islamic State has continued its territorial grabs in Iraq and Syria. The militant group is said to control more than onethird of Syrian territory.
‘Worse than al-Qaeda’ With oil wealth and vast territory, extremist Islamic State is an unprecedented threat IRAQ It’s a pattern of territorial expansion that has now become familiar. After the Islamic State captured Sinjar, Iraq, on Sunday, came the executions. Then arrived the orders to convert or die, the flash of the movement’s black flag, the fleeing of thousands — and, finally, the jubilant and chilling images on social media. One showed a destroyed Shiite shrine, which had long sat in the ancient city of Sinjar in northwestern Iraq. Another depicted the executions of several blindfolded men. There was an image of two masked men who had climbed a tall building, enshrouded its edifice in a black Islamic State flag, and blasted a pistol into the air. Then there was a picture showing a masked jihadist hoisting a gun at the desk of the town’s mayor. The armed movement, which has surged in wealth, manpower and resources in recent weeks, also took the town of Wana on Sunday. The Islamic State routed
the Kurdish army and forced an exodus of residents that the United Nations said numbered in the hundreds of thousands. Calling the situation a “humanitarian tragedy,” a top U.N. envoy to Iraq said in a statement that their expulsion was “dire.” Equally worrisome is what the Islamic State, led by the mysterious Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, will do with the Mosul Dam, which it may soon seize — if it hasn’t already. There were conflicting reports Sunday as to who controlled Iraq’s largest dam. The militants have a record of using water as a means of terrorism. It could open the flood gates and deluge major Iraqi cities or withhold water from farms. It’s just the latest step in the Islamic State’s regional expansion. What was recently a ragtag cadre of former al-Qaeda operatives has now morphed into a transnational, fully militarized operation said to control more than one-third of Syria’s territory. It’s “worse than al-Qaeda,”
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Behind its growth Islamic State has a keen eye for resources and cash, which some suspect is the fulcrum of its growth. In addition to stealing and selling ancient relics worth tens of millions and looting hundreds of millions from banks, it also recently captured a Syrian gas field along with other oil fields, Reuters reported. Experts estimate the group is pocketing as much as $3 million a day in oil revenue by selling off resources on black markets. (TWP)
“They are savages. We’ve seen what they’ve done to people of their own faith. Imagine what they would do to us non-Muslims.” ILIAS AL-HUSSANI, 27, on the Islamic
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Brett McGurk, the State Department’s deputy assistant secretary for Iraq and Iran, told lawmakers last month. It “is no longer simply a terrorist organization. It is now a fullblown army seeking to establish a self-governing state through the Tigris and Euphrates valley in what is now Syria and Iraq.” Some accounts say it’s already done it. In the Syrian town of Raqqah, called the Islamic State’s capital, the movement governs with an austere, barbaric but orderly hand. According to a New York Times report, crime is rare, traffic cops keep the streets moving, and tax collectors are organized. Those accused of theft have lost hands. It’s a glimpse of what may be coming to the rest of the captured territory, a swath of terrain spilling across borders. TERRENCE McCOY (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Dear Russia, Uh, thanks for the CD holder? One of the nice things about being the most powerful person in the world is that people give you presents. Here’s a look at some of the best and worst gifts President Barack Obama’s received in office. For a complete ranking of all 274 gifts, go to washingtonpost.com. PHILIP BUMP (THE WASHINGTON POST)
BEST A 5-inch silver Aztec calendar Given by Mexico in 2012
Why is this tops? Aztec calendars are cool. A 5-inch silver piece is not chintzy. And they gave this in 2012, when the world was at peak end-of-the-world mania. A ping-pong table Given by the U.K. in 2012
The Obamas didn’t set it up in the White House, it seems, but they should have. The White House could use a more chill vibe.
WORST A Samsung Galaxy Tab, a stereo video cable and a Galaxy Tab charger Given by Singapore in 2010
“Do we have a gift for Obama?” “What? You were supposed to bring it!” “Driver, are there any Verizon stores between here and the White House?” A CD holder and some CDs Given by Russia in 2009
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One place in America that comes closest to taking a collective break is, ironically enough, Washington.
Europeans, with their 20 to 30 days of paid vacation a year, know how to relax. Above, folks sit on Brighton beach in Sussex, southern England, last month.
Let’s ditch this place HEALTH We Americans work hard. Weekends are more like workends. We sleep with our smartphones. And we think vacations are for wimps. So we don’t take them. Or we take work along with us if we do. But what if taking vacation not only made you healthier and happier, as a number of studies have shown, but everyone around you? And what if everybody took vacation at the same time? Would life be better, not just for you, but for the entire society? Yes indeed, says Terry Hartig, an environmental psychologist at Uppsala University in Sweden. When people go on a relaxing vacation, they tend to return happier and more relaxed. (The operative word here being relaxing, not frenzied.) And those mellow, good vibes, Hartig said, spread “like a contagion” to everyone you come in contact with. Send everyone
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All of these people celebrating Memorial Day on Coney Island probably headed back to work refreshed, making life better for those around them.
away on vacation at the same time, and that contagion takes off through the population like a viral happiness pandemic. Hartig calls it “collective restoration.” To test his theory, Hartig studied monthly anti-depressant prescriptions in Sweden between 1993 and 2005. He found that the more people took vacations at the same time, the more prescriptions dropped exponentially. Summer, by far, was the happiest time — or at least saw the steepest declines in
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The estimated number of unused vacation days left on the table every year by U.S. workers. And even when they take vacations, many say they take work along with them. All those unused days add up to $67 billion in lost travel spending, according to a recent report by Oxford Economics, an economic forecasting group. (TWP)
anti-depressant prescriptions. It’s no surprise why: Since 1977, Swedish law has mandated that every worker have five weeks of paid vacation every year. And workers can take four consecutive weeks off in the summer. “It’s like there’s this national agreement that it’s vacation time, and work will be left aside,” Hartig said. So instead of working and being distracted, people get outside. They do things they enjoy. The benefits, Hartig said, are huge. Not only is the society happier, but workers are more rested and productive, relationships are closer and people are healthier. One study found that men who don’t take vacations are 30 percent more likely to have heart attacks than those who do. For women, it’s 50 percent. Women who fail to take vacation are more likely to suffer from depression. Europeans, with their 20 and 30 days of paid vacation every year, live longer and spend less on health care than Americans, Hartig said. But that kind of widespread, vacation-induced health and euphoria is unlikely
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WHERE THEY’RE GOING: President Barack Obama is heading off for a 15-day family outing on Martha’s Vineyard. Members of Congress have scattered for August recess, with Marco Rubio lazing by a lake in North Carolina and Lindsey Graham playing some golf, Politico reports. Hillary Rodham Clinton is off to the Hamptons for a little rest. WILL IT WORK? So, come September, will lawmakers’ good moods mean progress on all that unfinished business? Don’t count on it. Politico reports that most politicians are downplaying or outright covering up their downtime so as not to appear as though they’re slacking off. ONE STRATEGY: “Hey, I’m in a race,” said Virginia Sen. Mark Warner, when asked about his summer plans, Politico reports. “I may sneak off for a day or two, but don’t think I’m going to talk about it.” (TWP/EXPRESS)
to hit the U.S. anytime soon. “Collective restoration,” Hartig said, is only possible if the entire population can coordinate time off. And the only way to do that, he argues, is through national policy. The U.S. is the only advanced economy with no national vacation policy. (Unless you count Suriname, Nepal and Guyana.) That’s unlikely to change, but some are trying. The travel and tourism industry has launched the Vacation Equality Project and is pushing Congress for a guaranteed minimum amount of paid vacation. John de Graaf, who has been working on the campaign, said it’s a tough sell in the U.S., where vacation is seen as an “extraneous luxury” of little benefit to anyone. “People don’t experience very much vacation in the United States, so they’re inclined not to understand its value,” he said. BRIGID SCHULTE (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Follow the leader: An inside look at an elite franchise on opposite fields until team drills began. Griffin then stood behind the Patriots and watched Brady work — talking with offensive coordinator Sean McVay as if they saw something they might try. Griffin didn’t lose the home fans to Brady, though, throwing long balls to DeSean Jackson and Jordan Reed. The option run that worked well twice last week against his teammates was stoned by the Patriots, though. Mostly, the two teams kept to themselves. It was the same drills in the same fashion — only occasionally going against a different opponent. Perhaps the lone intense moment came when the Redskins’ offensive linemen faced off against the Patriots’ defensive linemen. The drill surely left Washington guard Spencer Long with a sore throat when a New England defender grabbed him high. This is Redskins defensive lineman Kedric Golston’s
There were plenty of Patriots fans lining the fields, but Redskins fans sensed something special, too.
Jerry Rice Jr. waived by Redskins after shoulder injury
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3 Denard Span .294, 69 runs, 23 SBs
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All eyes were on Tom Brady — even though the New England Patriots quarterback didn’t do anything unusual. A capacity crowd at Redskins training camp in Richmond welcomed the three-time Super Bowl champion passer with a roar when he started 11-on-11 drills Monday. There were plenty of Patriots fans lining the fields, but Redskins fans sensed something special, too. At the first of three joint practices before the teams will meet in Thursday’s preseason opener, the crowd hushed every time Brady threw a pass. And he delivered. Brady completed 5 of 6 in his first series against the Redskins’ starting defense, 2 of 3 with a deep touchdown in the next drive and 5 of 6 in the final series. Overall, Brady completed 12 of 15 with two drops and a score. Without a real pass rush — as quarterbacks aren’t touched in camp — Brady spread the field. “Nothing’s better than Tom and Peyton [Manning],” Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said. “Watch Tom’s demeanor in the huddle.” Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III didn’t see Brady often, as they worked
Jayson Werth was named NL player of the month for July on Monday. But who would be the Nationals MVP so far in 2014?
New England quarterback Tom Brady waves Monday at the first of three joint Patriots-Redskins training camp practices in Richmond.
ninth season in Washington, so he was interested in seeing another team’s approach to training camp. “We’re just trying to see their tempo and how they run their systems,” Golston said. “It’s just business as usual.” As for deciphering how well the team did against anyone not named Brady, Washington left tackle Trent Williams echoed several teammates’ uncertainty. The Redskins didn’t game-plan these
practices against the Patriots. “We didn’t scout them or anything so we were going out there blind,” Williams said. “We run basic stuff.” The Redskins saw evidence that an elite NFL team does the same things they do — just better. It’s not a hard lesson to learn.
The No. 5 starter has pitched like an ace — leading the team in wins and sporting a better ERA than the Nats’ highly touted top three.
1 Anthony Rendon .280, 14 HRs, 62 RBIs
The infielder, below, has been the Nats’ most consistent bat in the lineup while also providing above-average defense wherever he plays. *Stats entering Monday
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Former Hokies player was told to stop playing because of neck injury NFL New York Giants running back David Wilson’s NFL career is over after two seasons because of a neck injury. The 23-year-old Wilson was told by doctors Monday that he risked more serious problems if he kept playing. He underwent fusion surgery to repair vertebrae and a herniated disk in his neck in January.
Then at practice last Tuesday, Wilson caught a pass and ran with his head down into the back of an offensive lineman, a hit that caused numbness in his hands and lower extremities. He missed the final 11 games last season after being diagnosed with spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal cord. “I don’t want anybody to feel sorry for me, or pity me,” he said in a statement released by the team. “I lived my dream. A lot of people only get to dream their dream. I lived that dream. Now I have a chance to dream another
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Giants running back David Wilson ran for 504 yards in two seasons.
dream and live that, too.” Wilson was drafted in the first round, 32nd overall, out of Virginia Tech in 2012. As a rookie, he rushed for 358 yards and scored four touchdowns while making his mark as a kick returner. Wilson led the NFL with 1,533 kickoff return yards, a team record. Wilson had only 146 yards on 44 carries and one touchdown in five games last season before the injury. His condition is not expected to require additional surgery or therapy. (AP)
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ESPN reports that “no one is pulling out” of Team USA after Paul George’s injury
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Favre forgiven? Brett Favre, the quarterback estranged from the franchise he helped resurrect during his 16-year career, will be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame and have his number retired July 18. Favre’s No. 4 will be unveiled on the Lambeau Field north end zone facade at halftime of a game during the 2015 season. (AP)
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Coach Randy Edsall won more games in 2013 than he did in his first two years at Maryland combined. The Terps — coming off a 7-6 season — look to build off last year’s progress. Here are three summer camp storylines as Maryland enters its first season in the Big Ten. ROMAN STUBB S ( THE WASHINGTON POST )
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Can C.J. Brown finally stay healthy?
Bad health has been a narrative of Maryland the past two seasons, and it starts with C.J. Brown. The sixthyear quarterback enters his final year with a chance to lead one of the Big Ten’s most exciting offenses. But Brown has missed about two years of his career due to injury. When he’s healthy, he’s capable of being a special player — he had more than 2,000 yards passing and 500 rushing last season.
Geno Smith to start over Michael Vick in Jets’ preseason opener
Who will provide depth along offensive line?
Coach Randy Edsall said last week that he was pleased with the offensive line’s growth during the spring, but the coaching staff still needs to find depth. The line has a quality veteran in senior Sal Conaboy, who was named to the Rimington Trophy watch list for college football’s best center. Expect several position battles, including at left guard between Silvano Altamirano and junior Evan Mulrooney.
How will the secondary fare?
Maryland returns starters at all three levels on defense, but it will have to continue polishing its secondary during camp. It has two reliable safeties in Sean Davis and Anthony Nixon, and veteran A.J. Hendy has played in 30 games and provides quality depth. Finding a solid rotation of cornerbacks seems like the more pressing task. Sophomore William Likely, who made strides as a freshman, is expected to start.
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Exercise guru Tammy Stokes demonstrates how to use Even Hotel’s exercise equipment.
No need to pack a gym Rockville’s Even Hotel encourages travelers to exercise and eat well TRAVEL Even Hotel marked its grand opening on Rockville Pike last month with the ceremonial unrolling of a giant yoga mat. It was an appropriate welcome for the 167-room property from the InterContinental Hotels Group. “In our research, we found a lot of people who said, ‘I have a wellness routine at home. It would be great if a hotel helped me stay on the wagon,’ ” says Adam Glickman, head of the Even brand. By rethinking every aspect of the traveler experience with a focus on health, his team developed a model he believes will be the future of the hospitality industry. For now, there are just two Even locations — one opened earlier this summer in Norwalk, Conn. Three more are slated to open in New York in 2015.
Guests walking into any Even Hotel will be greeted with assorted fruit-infused waters. (The current Rockville lineup includes lime cucumber mint and watermelon rosemary.) At check-in, they get a cooling towel, along with the option of purchasing a sweat-proof wristband that can be used in place of a regular key. When it’s time to head to their rooms, guests can skip the elevators and take the staircase. Printed footsteps show the way, so it’s easy to find. Bright windows and inspirational signs (“Stay one step ahead today”) make it a pleasant climb. In the rooms (with rates starting at $89), the lights have dimmers and can change color, Glickman points out. The pillows come in squishy and firm varieties. And the desk and chair are on wheels, so “you feel in control of the space,” he says. A panel next to the TV also flips down to create a standing desk. Instead of a minibar stuffed
Rooms to move Georgia-based fitness expert Tammy Stokes was tapped to develop Even Hotels’ in-room exercise program. The Even Trainer, above, lets users anchor resistance bands at different points, which allows them to do a huge range of movements in a small space, she says. There are 19 channels of looping fitness programs on the TV, and a book of other exercise options, so guests have no excuse not to try something. V.H.
with tempting junk, there’s just an empty fridge. And instead of a pricey bottle of water, there’s a reusable water bottle that guests can take home free of charge. The most obvious difference? An area with cork flooring devoted to exercise. Each room is stocked with a stability ball, a yoga mat, a block and a foam roller, as well as the Even Trainer (see box). There’s also a fancy “athletic
The opening of SoulCycle’s first D.C. location has been pushed back to Wednesday
studio” on the ground floor near the lobby. (“So members of our team can go in and give highfives,” Glickman says.) It boasts Woodway treadmills and other top-of-the-line equipment, plus a “flex” room off to the side for cycling and yoga classes. After a workout, guests can refuel at Cork & Kale. The restaurant’s menu options include yogurts, flatbreads and salads — all with labels highlighting whether dishes are vegan, have fewer than 426 calories or fit other criteria. “People get it,” says Scott Blakeslee, Even’s chief wellness officer, who leads morning runs twice a week. And it’s not just the business travelers, he adds. On a recent night, 8-year-old Emma Collins of Denton, Texas, picked up a fresh-squeezed orange juice and deemed everything about the place “awesome.” “This encourages both kids and adults,” her mom Margaret said. Maybe it’ll encourage some other hotels, too. VICKY HALLETT (EXPRESS)
EVY MAGES (FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
Smarter sprinting Want to play “Angry Birds”? There’s an app for that — on this treadmill, above. Technogym’s new Unity console integrates a smartphone-like screen with its cardio equipment, giving users endless entertainment and tracking options. Marriott Marquis Washington has outfitted its 8,000-square-foot gym exclusively with this technology. “Our guests like to work and play,” says Marriott’s Mark Indre. Now they can scan Facebook while keeping tabs on how far they’ve gone. And their workout info travels with them no matter where they go. VICKY HALLETT (EXPRESS)
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fit+wellness You’re gonna hear her roar Q. My girlfriend and I have
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a good relationship. But she talks and laughs very, very loudly. I like how big her personality is when we are together. But when we are in restaurants and other places, I have to tell her to lower the volume. She resents this and gets sullen every single time it happens. SHE’S LOUD, DC
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How to squash that fear of bugs Q. My mother has a fear of bugs that is so intense that I swear she has serious mental problems. She is completely out of control — and has been for as long as I can remember. How can I get her to see that it is not normal to yell and scream just because there is a beetle or spider near her? MY MOM HAS A PROBLEM Well, it’s not by telling her you think she has “serious mental problems.” Plenty of people live with abject fears of bugs. What determines whether getting help is advisable is how much distress those fears cause her, and how much disruption there is in her life. If she’s yelling and screaming on a daily basis because of bugs, perhaps that passes the test, but you’ve got to get her
on board. The good news is that specific phobias like this are among the most straightforward of disorders to treat, and a commitment to several weeks of cognitive-behavioral therapy could likely do her a lot of good. Notice, though, nothing in any of this says “serious mental problems,” and neither should you — especially if you want her to actually be willing to work on it.
How we talk, just like how we look, is a fundamental part of who we are. For many people it feels impossible to separate this from how they view themselves as an individual. So, no matter how you bring it up, she might take it as a criticism of her very nature, and she might think it’s impossible to change even if she wanted to. You like her personality: Might her loudness come along with a particular humor or boldness that is part of what you like? You might not be able to cherrypick those parts while ditching the loudness. And is she truly disrupting others? Or are you just cringing because she stands out, and you haven’t gotten used to it yet? Dig deeper about whether you “have” to tell her to lower the volume, or if it’s something that you can and — if you want to be with her — should tolerate. Send your questions for Baggage Check to Dr. Andrea Bonior at baggage@ wpost.com. Andrea is a local clinical psychologist and author of the book “The Friendship Fix” (friendshipfix.com).
Noticed firmer rear ends around town? It might have something to do with Pure
Barre’s mega expansion locally. So far in 2014, its ballet-inspired toning studios have e vent hor izon popped up in Bethesda, Alexandria and Capitol Hill. An Arlington location (1024 N. Garfield St., purebarre.com) opens today. First class is $15. (EXPRESS)
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Wait for a full moon (there’s one on Sunday) and hike to the top of Shenandoah National Park’s Hawksbill Mountain to watch the sun set. That’s what Elliott likes to do — he even brings a picnic blanket and candles “for that added touch,” he says. He eats dinner at the summit, which, at 4,050 feet, is the highest in Shenandoah National Park, then treks back down by moonlight or flashlight. (Depending on where you park, the hike length can range from 2 to 3 miles — all options are fairly steep, though.)
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U.S. National Arboretum, 3501 New York Ave. NE; 202-2452726, usna.usda.gov. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday. Free.
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Take the B2 Metrobus to the U.S. National Arboretum, above. The site boasts more than 400 acres of hilly, wooded grounds to wander. Elliott is a big fan of the bonsai collection, where many of the trees are more than 300 years old.
Bring your high school history textbook to life with a trip into the Bull Run Mountains. The full 8-mileloop hike passes a cemetery, several 19th-century trenches and two abandoned mills that Elliott calls “just awesome.”
Consider participating in a research study of Deep Brain Stimulation surgery for alcoholism, at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland. The purpose of the study is to ﬁnd out if brain stimulation is safe and can decrease drinking in people with alcoholism. You may be eligible if you: • Are between the ages of 21 & 60 • Have had severe problems due to drinking for ten or more years • Have tried a number of alcoholism treatment programs You may not be eligible if you: • Cannot have magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans • Have a history of epilepsy or seizures NIH...Turning Discovery Into Health®
Catoctin Mountain Park, 14707 Park Central Road, Thurmont, Md.; 301-663-9388, nps.gov/cato. Free. Mendez recommends Catoctin Mountain Park’s Falls Nature Trail: The 3-mile out-and-back hike will take you to Maryland’s largest cascading waterfall. Up for a challenge? Try the 8-mile Loop Trail instead. That trip to the falls includes several scenic overlooks and a photo op at Chimney Rock.
What you will receive:
• Surgery to implant a deep brain stimulator • One 10-week and two 2-week inpatient stays and 21 months of outpatient follow-up at the NIH Clinical Center • Other tests including blood draws, MRI, 4 PET scans, and sleep evaluation Participants will be offered standard treatment for alcoholism.
Black Hill Regional Park, 20930 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds, Md.; 301-528-3490, montgomeryparks.org/facilities/ regional_parks/blackhill. Free Walking not enough for you? Black Hill Regional Park boasts more than 10 miles of trails, a paved bike path and a lakeside boathouse where kayaks, rowboats and canoes can be rented for $8 an hour (or $27.50 for the day). On Saturdays and Sundays, the park also offers naturalist-led pontoon boat tours ($4 per person).
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After watching ballerina Misty Copeland’s viral Under Armour ad, it’s hard to think about anything other than her chiseled calves, ripped shoulders and pirouette power. But the goal of that stunning dance is to get folks to check out “I WILL WHAT I WANT,” the brand’s new (and free!) activity tracker and social support app for women. (EXPRESS) Wednesday’s “The Man Event” at Rockville’s Road Runner Sports promises sales and a beard contest
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Spoon’s lead singer Britt Daniel provides much of the enthusiasm behind “ They Want My Soul.”
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Nickelodeon orders ‘School of Rock’ series
Wearing their experience well Spoon’s eighth studio album is also its most polished and diverse ALBUM REVIEW The Austin, Texas-born band Spoon is out with its eighth album, “They Want My Soul.” It’s a lush jangle of guitars, smart lyrics and catchy refrains that continues to set the band apart from, well, other bands you’re not quite sure you’ve heard of. Therein lives the mystery of Spoon. They’re just good enough to make a 20-year career out of music while producing albums and songs you’ve probably overlooked. That may not last much longer thanks to a couple of standout tracks that are certain to be late-summer earworms once
“They Want My Soul,” out today, migrates into frequent rotation. “Do You” is the one song you must know about. It asks of the listener “Do you want to get understood?/ Do you want one thing or are you looking for sainthood?” It has a great pace and is delivered with matching emotion by lead singer Britt Daniel. “Outlier” has a more modern feel with its danceable backbeat and ghostly keyboard echoes. Spoon can do a little bit of everything, and does so on “They Want My Soul.” Their electrifying presence translates to an energetic stage show, which made them a crowd favorite at this year’s Shaky Knees Festival. To sound this fresh after two decades of work speaks to the band’s smartness and savvy. RON HARRIS (AP)
Nickelodeon said Monday it has ordered 13 episodes of a “School of Rock” series set to premiere next spring. The 2003 movie starred Jack Black as a rocker who poses as a substitute teacher at a prep school. No cast members have been set for the series yet. Richard Linklater, the movie’s director, will be an executive producer. (AP) FILM
Pharrell, Grande to perform at NFL opener Pharrell Williams will perform outside of CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Sept. 4 before the Seattle Seahawks play the Greenbay Packers as the NFL begins its 95th season. Ariana Grande will sing the national anthem. It will air on NBC and the NFL Network. Seattle-based band Soundgarden is also scheduled to perform. (AP)
The amount to be earned by Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki for starring in each episode of “The Big Bang Theory,” as part of a deal finalized on Sunday. Deadline reported that the terms of the actors’ contracts will extend for the 72 episodes the show will produce between seasons eight and 10, and could extend to a potential 11th season. (EXPRESS)
Dreams do come true Keke Palmer said she’ll be stepping into the title role in “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” starting Sept. 9 at the Broadway Theatre. She will become the first African-American to play the part on the Great White Way. Palmer previously played Chili in “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” and now has a recurring role on “Masters of Sex.” (AP) Variety reports Sony is developing an unspecified female superhero film for the “Spider-Man” universe
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a tip for Hudson, N.Y.’s, Union Street Guest House, which fines wedding parties $500 for posting negative Yelp reviews. The New York Post reported on Monday that the hotel says it will refund the fine if the review is taken down. But a quick glance at its Yelp page shows that the staff isn’t afraid to post rude responses to discourage negative comments, either.
“If Lorde’s pop career ever fades, this video provides evidence that she might be able to rebrand herself as a singing cowgirl.” ALEX CHANCEY AT THEDAILYBEAST.COM sees
potential in a viral video of a farmer quite literally playing the pop singer’s “Royals” on trombone until the cows come home. In the span of four minutes his cattle slowly assemble over the horizon, drawn in by 2013’s song of the summer.
“If seeing Malia Obama at a music festival forces you to remember the unforgiving passage of time, just imagine how her father feels. (Happy 53rd birthday, Mr. President!)”
“So, in other words, if you’re living in a space station 205 miles above the Earth’s surface, you can watch the SEC Network. If you’re a DirecTV, Charter Communications or Verizon FiOS subscriber, you cannot.”
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old after a barrage of tweets from teens announced that Malia Obama went to the Lollapalooza Music Festival in Chicago this weekend. The 16-year-old first daughter was spotted on Sunday leaving the festival grounds after Chance the Rapper’s set.
Barry Wilmore will get to enjoy college football season from the International Space Station. The Tennessean reports that Wilmore tasked NASA’s great minds with getting the SEC Network available in the space station, so he can keep up with Tennessee Tech games.
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PAR SCORE 155-165, BEST SCORE 220
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You’re going to have to give yourself over to whatever comes, but you can make it both enjoyable and profitable. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) What seems possible to you today may prove more difficult than expected, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible, by any means! LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You may be facing several deadlines, and it’s important that you prioritize in order to juggle all responsibilities effectively. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) You may have to help a friend or loved one through a difficult few moments today. He or she has received news that is hard to digest. SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You know how to keep things running smoothly, even when you are faced with circumstances not conducive to steady progress.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Your schedule may prevent you from making contact with someone who is interested in partnering with you. He or she will wait. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Environmental influences will affect you in ways that may surprise you, but a traditional method of protection will work well for you.
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PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) You already had a keen interest in something that is becoming much more popular at this time. You can share what you already know!
90 | 70 TODAY: Any fog should burn off pretty quickly as the sun rises, leaving us with a partly to mostly clear day. Humidity is noticeable, but not terrible. An isolated shower or storm can’t be ruled out late in the day. Winds are light from the west and northwest around 5 to 10 mph. Still summer!
ARIES (March 21-April 19) You may not fully appreciate what someone else has gone through to help you over a personal obstacle. Today your eyes will be opened. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You’re far more able to do a certain thing on your own than to assist another who tries to do it. It’s a complicated dynamic.
AVG. HIGH: 88 RECORD HIGH: 102 AVG. LOW: 71 RECORD LOW: 54 SUNRISE: 6:13 a.m. SUNSET: 8:14 p.m.
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GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You may feel as though routine affairs are taking up too much time and thought. Indeed, they may not be routine anymore! CANCER (June 21-July 22) The gravity of a certain situation isn’t lost on you. It may be time to step up and do what you can to steer things in the right direction. DAILY CODE
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87 | 69
83 | 68
82 | 64
81 | 64
1884: The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty’s pedestal is laid on Bedloe’s Island in New York Harbor.
1914: What is believed to be the first electric traffic light system is installed in Cleveland.
1962: Actress Marilyn Monroe, 36, is found dead in her Los Angeles home of an apparent suicide via barbiturate poisoning.
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29 1.3-ounce Asian weight 31 Hemmed or basted 33 Totally ridiculous 34 Less severe 36 Removes, as a necklace 37 Come across as 41 Shaded walk 43 Straw grass 44 Certain cheese sandwich 45 Hellos from Hawaiians
46 Duck 47 Early recordings 48 Breathing anomalies 50 Whiskey concoction 51 Something dropped 54 Voting yes 55 Wetlands 56 Utmost (Abbr.) 57 Prefix for “natal” or “classical”
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ACROSS 1 Opposite of a blessing 6 One of the major world religions 11 I-M link 14 PC text format 15 Music’s “March King” 16 Abu Dhabi’s land (Abbr.) 17 True pleasure 19 NYC bus and train group 20 E-I-E-I-O 21 Swinelike beast 23 Dried (off) 26 Gotten out of bed 27 Some reasons for glasses 28 The “se” in “per se” 30 Children 31 Responds peevishly 32 Engine lubricant 35 Conclude 36 Not worth a dime 38 Genetic transmitters (Abbr.)
HAPPINESS 39 Alumna identifier, sometimes 40 Kind of post 41 Comet alternative 42 Learned teacher 44 Danson played him 46 Prepare for mummification 48 Message middleman 49 Electric battery inventor 50 Peace in the Middle East? 52 What the maid lost to be mad? 53 Be a party pooper 58 Hair arrangements 59 Lop off branches 60 Popular singing star 61 It makes lush slush 62 Organizes, as mail 63 Domingo or Tomas
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For richer, for poorer even richer
‘Ugh, this SUV is all scratched. Better junk it’
Selena Gomez got into a minor fender bender on Sunday in North Hollywood and seemed to blame it on paparazzi, TMZ reported. She immediately tweeted, “Only I’d get into an accident because of men with cameras … Oh LA.” Her SUV was mildly damaged. (EXPRESS)
Listen, kids, Sandra Bullock was, like, the Jennifer Lawrence of the 1990s.
Nicest man in showbiz finally remembers that guy’s name! A barber named Ron LaFalce says Jimmy Fallon owes him his career, Radar Online reported. The Albany, N.Y.-based LaFalce said he connected a 19-year-old Fallon with a TV producer and even drove Fallon to the meeting. He never heard from Fallon again. “Five or six years later I turned on the TV and saw him on ‘Late Night.’ … I just want a thank you from the guy and it bothers me,” he said. (EXPRESS)
America’s sweethearts FTW Sandra Bullock topped Forbes’ latest Highest Earning Actress in Hollywood list. She made $51 million between June 2013 and June 2014. Bullock’s hit “Gravity” won seven Oscars, and her comedy “The Heat” was popular at the box office as well. Jennifer Lawrence came in second, with $34 million, and Jennifer Aniston was third, with $31 million. (Endorsement deals with Aveeno and Vitamin Water helped.) Gwyneth Paltrow was fourth, with $19 million, and Angelina Jolie and Cameron Diaz tied for fifth, with $18 million each for the 12-month period. (EXPRESS)
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‘But women are credulous fangirls’ Sylvester Stallone says action heroes like those he plays are “the hardest characters to sell” to other men. “Men are very competitive,” he said. “They go ‘Who’s that? I’m sure he takes diuretic steroids, you know, he’s shorter than he looks.’ ” He added, “Men are kind of standoffish that way.” (AP)
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