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Marines to Allow Troops To Wear KIA Bracelets Marines will be allowed to wear bracelets commemorating friends killed in action, a policy change that settles an ongoing debate. At issue are KIA bracelets, usually thin rubber or metal bands bearing the names of the fallen. Marine Commandant Gen. James Amos said Tuesday the matter had been discussed and settled last week. The bracelets were not allowed before. (AP)

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The number of people deported by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during the fiscal year that ended in September — the largest in the agency’s history, director John Morton said Tuesday. (AP)

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+&Feii_Xb[L_Yj_ci Philadelphia detectives found dozens of ID cards, power-of-attorney forms and other documents in the apartment, suggesting the alleged theft scheme involved more than just the four captives. Philadelphia police are forming a task force to look into the case and are trying to find as many as 50 more possible victims, based on the number of documents found, said Officer Jillian Russell, a department spokeswoman. (AP)

F^_bWZ[bf^_W A woman convicted in the starvation death of a man nearly 30 years ago is facing charges of kidnapping and false imprisonment for allegedly preying on four mentally disabled adults, locking them in a basement and Weston wresting control of t heir Socia l Security disability checks. Linda Ann Weston was charged Monday with kidnappi ng, fa lse i mpr i s on me nt and other offenses, with bail set at $2.5 million after her landlord Wright stumbled upon the four adults, all weak and malnourished, in a dank, foul-smelling boiler room on Satur-

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That was wrong,” McLemire told KWY-TV on Monday. “I escaped one time to one of the houses that we used to live in, of hers, and I didn’t get away, so they got me.” He and two others told the station they had been on the move for about a year with their alleged captors, traveling from Texas to Florida to Philadelphia. “Whenever it looked like people knew what was going on, they moved,” said Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey after examining the boiler room-turned-dungeon. MARYCL AIRE DALE (AP)

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the expansion of large defense contractors and firms tied to the federal government. Yet picking up states in the South again could be difficult. A recent Elon University poll put the president’s approval rating in North Carolina at 42 percent, and a Quinnipiac University poll had it at 45 percent in Virginia. Obama’s Southern strategy extends beyond the two states. His campaign plans to compete heavily in Florida, the ultra-swing state that decided the 2000 election, and campaign officials consider Georgia a place where they could challenge Republicans on their turf. JULIE PACE AND KEN THOMAS (AP)

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Higher Bank Fees The New Normal Low interest rates, strict new law prompt institutions’ changes D[mOeha Higher bank fees are here to stay. The latest third-quarter earnings reports from this week confirm that banks are struggling to make money the old-fashioned way, by lending money to consumers and businesses. The main reason: interest rates are at historic lows. That makes it harder for banks to charge high rates on loans. New rules have also curtailed various kinds of traditional fees, costing banks billions in lost income. These fees include overdraft charges on checking accounts and fees for making late payments on credit cards. So, many of them are making up the difference with fees that aren’t covered by the new rules. Bank of America Corp., which reported results Tuesday, has set off a firestorm over its plan to charge customers $5 a month for using their debit cards. Even President Obama has taken the bank to task.

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Citi will charge $20 a month starting in December to some customers who don’t keep a balance of $15,000 or more in their combined checking, savings and investment accounts or loan balances. Wells Fargo & Co. started testing a $3 monthly fee for debit cards Friday in New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Georgia. JPMorgan Chase & Co. tested a $3 monthly debit card fee in February in Wisconsin and Georgia. Regions Financial Corp. of Alabama introduced a $4 fee for debit cards in October. (AP)

Banks say the latest round of fees was triggered by a new federal law championed by Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois. The law caps the amount banks can charge merchants for debit card usage at about 24 cents per transaction, down from an average of 44 cents. The rule went into effect Oct. 1. PALL AVI GOGOI (AP)

Study: Malaria Vaccine Promising 7jbWdjW The quest for the world’s first malaria vaccine appears to have taken a big step: A study in Africa shows experimental shots cut the risk of disease in children by half. The initial results from a final stage of vaccine testing were published Tuesday by the New England Journal of Medicine, and the vaccine’s developers called it a milestone in helping to tame one of the world’s most devastating killers. However, the vaccine won’t be available for at least three years, as crucial further testing must be

completed to see how well it works in infants and how long protection lasts. Then the vaccine must be reviewed by government agencies in Europe and in individual African countries. “We still have a way to go,” Tsiri Agbenyega, lead researcher for the African study. The early results show the vaccine is only about 50 percent effective, much lower than the protection seen in more common vaccines. But experts said it’s a vast improvement over the current situation and could still save hundreds of thousands of lives. MIKE STOBBE (AP)

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C[Wdm^_b[$$$ Hamas turned Tuesday’s celebration in Gaza into a show of strength for the Islamic militant movement. “The people want a new Gilad!” the crowd chanted, urging more soldier kidnappings like that of Sgt. Gilad Schalit, who was released Tuesday, to bring home the thousands of Palestinians in Israeli prisons. In the West Bank, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed several thousand people, and he shared a stage with three Hamas leaders in an attempt at unity with his Fattah movement’s rival. (AP)

477 of the 1,027 Palestinian prisoners freed as part of the deal. Schalit, 25, looked frail and dazed five years after Hamas fighters ambushed his tank, killed two of his comrades and dragged him into the Gaza Strip in 2006.

Schalit was visible briefly Tuesday as he was ushered into Egypt for an interview with Egyptian state television and finally turned over to Israeli forces. “I thought that I would find myself in this situation many more

years,” Schalit said in the interview, his only public remarks. Schalit’s release removed one of the main sources of tension between Israel and the Palestinian Authority and raised the prospect that the blockade Israel has imposed on the Gaza Strip for years could be eased. But it seemed unlikely that it would set a new tone for the bellicose relationship between the two. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said signing off on the deal had been “a very difficult decision,’’ and he alluded to possible challenges ahead. ERNESTO LONDONO (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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The European Union’s top court ruled Tuesday that scientists cannot patent stem cell techniques that use human embryos for research, a decision some scientists said could threaten major medical advances if it prevents companies from being able to protect their inventions. The European Court of Justice’s decision, which sets Europe apart from much of the rest of the world, centered on the case of a researcher who in 1997 filed a patent on a technique to turn embryonic stem

8WYaijeho Stem cells from human embryos can develop into any type of cell in the body, and scientists hope one day they might be used to replace or repair damaged tissue from such ailments as heart disease. But using those stem cells has always been controversial, opposed by some groups for religious and moral reasons. Embryonic stem cell research, though eclipsed by other stem cell studies, is still considered crucial in leading scientific circles. (AP)

cells into nerve cells. Greenpeace challenged Oliver Bruestle’s patent, arguing it allowed human embryos to be exploited. The suit was an effort to get a clear, legal definition of what constitutes a living embryo, Greenpeace spokesman Christoph Then said. The justices concluded the law protects human embryos from any use that could undermine their dignity but said patents would be allowed if they involved techniques that are useful to the embryo, like correcting defects. (AP)

Greece used emergency powers to order garbage crews back to work Tuesday to remove 17 days worth of rotting trash from the streets of Athens, as a campaign of strikes escalated against austerity measures to be voted on this week. Socialist Prime Minister George Papandreou issued the civil mobilization orders, generally used for national emergencies, as the country braced for the protests to culminate in a general strike on Wednesday and Thursday. (AP) I7DÉ7"O;C;D

Witness: Fighting Surges In Yemen, Killing 12 Yemeni forces opened fire Tuesday on protesters demanding the resignation of President Ali Abdullah Saleh in San‘a, killing 12 and injuring more than 70, a medical official said, a day after the capital witnessed its worst fighting in weeks. Similar demonstrations were also held in the cities of Aden and Taiz, protest organizers said. (AP) CE=7:?I>K"IEC7B?7

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NATO said Tuesday it is considering ending its bombing campaign in Libya, but the decision must consider the threat pro-Moammar Gadhafi fighters still pose to civilians. Some have speculated that the North Atlantic Council, NATO’s top decision-making body, will declare an end to the seven-month Libyan operation when it meets Wednesday. “We are ver y close to t he end, but there are still threats to the civilian population,” NATO spokesman Carmen Romero said Tuesday. Still, a diplomat who spoke on

C[Wdm^_b[$$$ The Obama administration offered $11 million in new aid to Libya as Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton encouraged the country’s new leadership to commit to a democratic future, and acknowledged in unusually blunt terms that the U.S. would like to see ex-dictator Moammar Gadhafi dead. Until now, the U.S. has avoided saying that Gadhafi should be killed. The fresh aid boosts Washington’s contribution to roughly $135 million since the uprising began in February. (AP)

condition of anonymity said France and Britain have insisted the campaign continue until Libya’s new leaders can assume responsibility for security nationwide. With armed opposition to the

new Libyan authorities now limited to only a few towns, the alliance has scaled back the airstrikes, conducting an average of 15 a day in comparison to about 70 to 80 a day at the height of the campaign.

Meanwhile, revolutionary forces celebrated the capture of one Gadhafi stronghold and closed in on the last holdouts in the fugitive leader’s hometown of Sirte, putting total victory in their eight-month uprising just city blocks away. “The fighting in Sirte is nearly over,” said Abdul-Hadi Ali, a revolutionary fighter. “I think they have a lot of ammunition, but our fighters will fire Grads and get it over with so maybe tomorrow it will be liberated and bombed, and we will begin the hunt for Gadhafi.” Libyan military spokesman Col. Ahmed Bani said Monday that the search for Gadhafi would intensify after authorities declare total victory. (AP)

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D[mOeha Ann Romney is a smiling presence at her husband’s side. Gloria Cain doesn’t campaign at all. And Anita Perry raised eyebrows with her claim that her husband had been “brutalized” for his faith. The wives — and one husband — of the 2012 presidential contenders are still learning to manage the unforgiving scrutiny that comes with their role. A spouse can be a priceless asset, validating and humanizing the candidate in voters’ eyes. But an absent spouse can raise questions, and a provocative comment from a spouse can wound the candidate or pull him or her off message at a critical juncture. That’s what happened to Texas Gov. Rick Perry after his wife spoke to voters at North Greenville University in South Carolina a day before Perry was to unveil his energy policy. Intense and weepy at times, Anita Perry sa id her husba nd had come under withering assault in part because of his evangelical Christian faith. “It’s been a rough month,” she said in remarks recorded by NBC News. “We have been brutalized and beaten up and chewed up in the press. We are being brutalized by our opponents and our own party. So much of that is, I think, they look at him — because of his faith.” Rick Perry defended his wife when pressed on whether he agreed with her assertion. But it was unquestionably a distraction for Perry, who had tried to restore his focus on the economy after a month of bad debate performances

CWhYki8WY^cWdd proved a distraction for his wife, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, when he was forced to defend his Christian counseling business from claims its therapies include “curing” gay patients, though Michele Bachmann has opposed gay rights throughout her political career.

9Wbb_ijW=_d]h_Y^"Newt Gingrich’s third wife, made headlines this summer when her husband was pressed on why he had a $500,000 credit line at Tiffany’s. He left the campaign early on for a cruise with her, causing most of his staff to quit.

and slipping poll numbers. “We look at the spouse to give us some clue as to the character of the candidate,” said Myra Gutin, a Rider University communications professor who studies first ladies.

7d_jWF[hhohad been a relatively low-key presence, as she was during her husband’s three campaigns for Texas governor, until her remarks about religion in South Carolina. She’s often appeared with Rick Perry, but rarely speaks. She made an exception in Iowa, reminding Perry, during his defense of in-state college tuition for children of illegal immigrants, to mention that the students must be pursuing U.S. citizenship.

=beh_W9W_d" wife of pizza magnate Herman Cain, has been nearly invisible. With recent polls showing him surging into a virtual tie with Romney, Herman Cain has faced questions about his wife’s absence. He has said his wife “is a lot more introverted than I am” but said he expects she’ll make an appearance with him around Thanksgiving. AWh[dIWdjehkchas been key to the struggling candidacy of ex-Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum, who has discussed his marriage to highlight conservative social issues. They have seven children, including a daughter with severe birth defects. This month, Santorum suggested candidates should be judged on their spouses.

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“He or she has to be circumspect, to avoid controversy as much as possible. But it’s very hard for spouses to watch their significant other go through a hard time, so they sometimes speak out about it.”

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when he campaigned for Hillary Rodham Clinton against Barack Obama. “Family members always take these campaigns a little more personally than the candidates do,” Perry told NBC News as he continues to fight through a series of campaign struggles. Rider University’s Gutin went further: “Mrs. Perry needs to realize that if her husband becomes the Republican nominee, this is just the beginning.” BETH FOUHY (AP)


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>emj^[o]ej^[h[ Ij$Bek_i The Cardinals, who clinched the NL wild card spot on the last day of the regular season, did what many fans considered almost impossible in the first round — they eliminated the Phillies. Chris Carpenter outdueled Roy Halladay 1-0 in the decisive Game 5, and then St. Louis relied on a healthy dose of Albert Pujols, right, and its bullpen every day to beat Milwaukee in the NLCS. Jason Motte, Fernando Salas, Octavio Dotel, Marc Rzepczynski and the Cards’ crew shut down Prince Fielder and the Brewers, capped by a 12-6 win in Game 6 Sunday. The Cardinals also got help — some might believe — from a squirrel that scampered right in front of home plate during a playoff game in St. Louis. (AP)

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The Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals, with a lot of symmetry, are all set to get acquainted in the World Series. Leave it to ol’ Arthur Rhodes to make the introductions. The 41-year-old lefty specialist began the year with Texas, wound up in St. Louis and is likely to get a ring either way. Besides, it takes someone who’s been around a bit to remember the last time these teams played. It was 2004, in a three-game set in Texas. Even in this era of interleague play, that’s the only time the Cardinals and Rangers have met when it meant something. According to STATS LLC, that matches the fewest games between a pair of opponents in the majors, tying Mets-White Sox. Game 1 is Wednesday night in St. Louis, with aces Chris Carpenter of the Cardinals and C.J. Wilson set to start.

J[nWi The Rangers, led by Josh Hamilton, left, powered to the AL West title this year and hope to show the Claw, their hand signal for big hits, a lot starting this week against the Cardinals. Texas began the playoffs by beating Tampa Bay in four games and mashed Detroit in the six-game ALCS. Nelson Cruz was an MVP monster against the Tigers, hitting an LCS-record six home runs with 13 RBI. Closer Neftali Feliz, Alexi Ogando and Scott Feldman keyed a bullpen that dominated the postseason. (AP)

Josh Hamilton led the Rangers to a second-straight World Series.

“The Rangers are scary. They’re a scary team,” said Freese, the NLCS MVP. “You look at that lineup; you look at that staff. It’s going to be a battle.” Consider this an old-school World Series: top names on both sides, many of them facing each other for the first time — the way it was before AL and NL clubs began playing each other all through the summer.

Think of Ted Williams versus Stan Musial, maybe. Musial, in fact, might even be at the ballpark next week. The 90-year Hall of Famer who helped the Cardinals win three World Series crowns was at Busch Stadium during the playoffs for pregame ceremonies. Stan the Man and the Cardinals beat Williams and the Red Sox in the 1946 Series. More than

DeCeh[Idk\\5U.S. senators and health officials are taking on a baseball tradition older than the World Series itself: chewing tobacco. With the series set to begin Wednesday between the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers — a team that started life as the Washington Senators 50 years ago — the officials have asked the players union to agree to a ban on chewing tobacco at games and on camera. (AP)

a quarter-century later, Williams became the first manager in Rangers history after the franchise moved from Washington to the Lone Star state. It took a lot longer for Texas to finally reach the Series. Hamilton, Cruz, Michael Young and the Rangers made their first appearance last year, only to get shut down by San Francisco’s pitching in a five-game wipeout. Now, they are out for the title. “We weren’t very happy with the results, and we certainly knew that we were a better team than we showed,” manager Ron Washington said. BEN WALKER (AP)

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Oekd]Wj>[Whj Michael Young, the longest-tenured Rangers player, adapted to his new role this year and had a team-high 159 starts, the ninth time in 10 seasons he played at least 155 games. He started 69 as the DH, 39 at third base, 36 at first, 14 at second and one at shortstop. He became the only player to have at least 200 hits (213) while playing 35 games or more at three different positions. (AP)


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United is in if it wins against Portland on Wednesday and Sporting Kansas City on Saturday, and if New York loses to Philadelphia on Thursday. (D.C. could also advance with wins and a New York tie but would need to make up a goal differential of 7 on New York.) United is out if it fails to win both games and/or New York beats Philadelphia. A.C.

After yielding two goals in stoppage time after Dwayne De Rosario’s go-ahead, 90th-minute penalty kick, D.C. United had its already slim MLS playoff aspirations take another hit. Even with that, though, the club — mired in a four-game losing streak — can still return to the postseason with wins in its last two games, starting Wednesday against the Portland Timbers. “There’s nothing we can do about Saturday right now, so we just have to put it past us and look

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The Oakland Raiders made a bold move to replace injured quarterback Jason Campbell on Tuesday, trading two high draft picks to the Cincinnati Bengals for Carson Palmer. Coach Hue Jackson paid a high price to acquire a quarterback he knows well but who has struggled in recent years and refused to report the Bengals this season despite being under contact through 2014. The Bengals had been adamant about not trading Palmer, who wanted to be dealt from a team that

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has had only two winning records in the last 20 years. Owner Mike Brown repeatedly insisted he wouldn’t consider Palmer’s request for a trade because he didn’t want to reward him for holding out. He changed his mind after the Raiders offered a 2012 first-round pick and a second-rounder in 2013 for the 31-yearold quarterback. The Raiders (4-2) became desperate for a quarterback after Campbell broke his collarbone during a win over the Browns on Sunday. (AP)

forward to Wednesday,” midfielder Clyde Simms said. To stay alive in the hunt, United must defeat the Timbers, something it did on the road earlier this season. This game was supposed to be played on Aug. 27, but Hurricane Irene forced the clubs to postpone the match. “At least we still have a shot,” said D.C. assistant coach Chad Ashton. AVI CREDITOR

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D 1741 T Street SE Apartments All New Upscale apartment homes Historic Anacostia Free Flat Screen TV or 1/2 off first month's rent 202-550-8667 ADAMS MORGAN- 1812 1/2 Belmont Rd. NW, Garden apt, 2 BR, 2 BA, LR, kit, W/D. $2,300/m+ N/P, N/S 1812belmontrd@gmail.com Anacostia—AVL & now showing 2BR/1BA, heat/water incl. Cassandra 703-441-8019 DC SW- 4742 S Capital Terr. Efficiency new renovated, carpet, private ent, nr metro, $550+ gas/elec. 301-608-3703 x119 Delwin Realty

Frank Emmet Real Estate

Spacious 1 Bedroom Apts. NE/SE Conveniently located near (3) Metro Stations On Site Maintenance Hardwood Floors – Screened In back porch Secured Building w/Off Street Parking Rents starting @ $700 Open M-F 8:30AM – By appointment only

202-544-9550

NE

CARVERTERRACE APARTMENTS On Wednesdays Until 7pm All new applicants will receive a gift certificate at Move-In!

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1909 MARYLAND AVENUE, NE WASHINGTON, DC 20002

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888.891.8472 Shipley Park Apts.

SE

1 BRs $785 • 2BRs Starting at $895 $25.00 Application Fee • • • • • • • •

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2532 Southern Ave, SE • Washington, DC

YORKIE PUPS - AKC/ACA, 10-14 weeks, shots, dewormed,vet checked,parents on site. Pets only. Females.$800-$950. Call (540) 371-0260

NE -- 1 BR, 1 BR with enclosed back porch. $750/ up + utils. No pets, 202-265-4814 or 202-629-2606 Fred A. Smith Company

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At Friendship Court SPACIOUS RENOVATED APARTMENTS

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1 & 2 Bedrooms From $749 Individually Controlled Heat & Air Spacious Floor Plans Wall-To-Wall Carpet Off Street Parking Available

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3022 Massachusetts Ave., SE • Washington, DC

202.582.0430

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3533 Ames St. NE Washington, DC 20019

202-470-1257

AMES STREET APTS

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Newly Renovated S.E. High Rise

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(202) 373 - 1900

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SE

SPECIAL LIMITED TIME OFFER

1BR $800 • $400 1st Month Rent FREE Heat No Holding Fee Required $40.00 Application Fee

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Alexander Gardens

NOW LEASING!

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202-470-1691

SE

• Refinished hardwood floors • Wood grain cabinets • Individual controlled heat-A/C • Resident controlled access

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1615 17th St., SE • Washington, DC 20020

202.684.9409

1 & 2 BR Starting @ $705 SE

Worthington Woods 1BRS $815

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Crescent Park Village

4419 3rd Street, SE • Washington, DC

CONVENIENT LIVING AT GARDEN VILLAGE

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1 BEDROOMS ABOCUATLLOUR FROM $795 OSPPEENCHIAOLSUSE 2 BEDROOMS FROM $955

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SE 1 & 2 BR Voucher apts on Greenline. No application fee. Secure, carpet, nice backyard. Available Immediately. 703-912-4885 SE- 13th St. 2 min to metro/shops!2 BR from $775+utilities.No Pets. Section 8 ok. Call 202-388-3900x10 SE,DC-FREE RENT!* 10% MILITARY DISCOUNT! 1-BR/1BA starting at $805/month. Carpet, central A/C & heat, laundry rooms in each building. Close to shopping and Anacostia Metro, bus stop at entrance. Most utilities included! *Must Move in by November 1st. Call for details. Restrictions may apply. 202-678-3888 EHO

Skyland Village

SE

1 BRS $725 • Renovated 1 Bedroom Apts • Near Minn. Ave. Metro Station • 24 Hr. Emergency Maintenance • Showing Apts. 7 Days A Week

DC RENTALS

Matthews Memorial Terrace 1 BR From $745 Apartment Homes

NE/1850 KENDALL ST- 2 BR, $690+ utilities renovated, new wall-to-wall carpet, CAC. Open 10a-4p. 202-582-7155 NE DC- 1 BR in Capital Hill, near subway 1622 C St. NE, $770/m+ electric. Celia Dunayer & Company 202-363-4597

Now Leasing 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Starting @ $767

German Shepherd—Pups AKC 5M 1F. Vet Ck, Hlth Gtee, 1st Shots, Dewormed. Family Raised. Taking Deposits $700.00 717-593-0186

LAB MASTIFF—Puppies 5Males/5Females. 4 wks old. Ready Nov 12th. Shots, dewormed, $175. Call 571-577-2713

Fall Into A Great Location

SE

Extended Hours

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SE

Randle Circle

$1200 Move-In Special!

English Bulldog-miniature 10 Cuddly Little AKC Butterballs M/F, Whites & red. 8-9 wks. $2500 703-507-1996 or 540-338-3047 www.sugarplumbulldogs.com

DC RENTALS

SE- 1 BR, 1 BR w/ den apts. $750 & up + elec. No Pets. 202-265-4814, 202-629-2606. Fred A. Smith Co. SE- 4196 Livingston Rd. SE Quiet 1 BR, CAC, w-w carpet, secure building, $750 + utils. Call 301-952-6495 SE-BrothersPl. 2 BR from $900/m +elec.W-W crpt,laundry, OSP. No pets. Section8 ok. 202-388-3900 x10

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1.877.238.8216

S.E. DANBURY ST. - Attractive 1BR $725. 1st month rent free. Good Credit Required. Metro Bus at Corner. Call 202-563-1791 SE DC - 3004 30th St SE. Newly renov, 3 BR, 1 BA apt, central air & heat. W/D, w/w crpt. $1650/mo. Section 8 Welcome. Call Jerome 202-321-5596 SE DC- 1, 2, 3 & 4 BR Apts. Central Air & heat, wall to wall carpet , W/D, Sec 8 ok, Starting at $1200. For info call Jerome 202-321-5596 SE DC- 1, 2, 3 & 4 BR Apts. Central Air & heat, wall to wall carpet , W/D, Sec 8 ok, Starting at $1200. For info call Sakinah 202-361-5813


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$

100!!! At Cascade Park and Oak Park Apts.

Good Credit Earns 1 Brs $665 *$200 OFF Mo’s Rent 2 Brs $765* 1st or Sec. Dep. 3 Brs $1495 Minutes From and 495!!! 4 Brs $1600 295 By Appointment Only Bus Stop To Metro On-Site

4236 4th St., S.E. #103 Washington, DC 20032

CASCADE PARK APTS.

1 Brs $665 2 Brs $765*

*$200 OFF 1st Mo’s Rent or Sec. Dep.

9.99 app fee $ 99.99 Security Deposit Special $

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W/W Carpet, Modern Kitchens/Breakfast Bar, Laundry Facility In Every Bldg., Minutes to 295, 395, 495 & Downtown DC. New Application Only!

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EHO

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• 1 BR Starting at $830.00 • 2 BR Starting at $950.00 • 3 BR w/ 1 ½ Baths - $1322.00 • 4 BR w/ 2 Full Baths - $1530.00

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251 Savannah Street SE

116 Irvington Street SW,Washington DC 20032

*Minimum & Maximum income restrictions apply

M-F 9-5. Sat/Sun 10-4 Housing Choice Vouchers Welcome

SE- Furn room, w2w crpt, CAC/heat, near bus. $165/week util incl. 202-399-0396 OR 202-207-5569

866-790-5360

SW - 26 Galveston Place. 2 BR w/den, 2 Full BA, eat-in kit,. secure blding, prvt prking. $1100/mo.+ gas & elec. Delwin Realty 202-561-4675

• Spacious Floorplans • Walk to Metro • Sparkling pool • Clubhouse/rec room • Large laundry facilities

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BELTSVILLE,MD - Rooms for rent in sharedhome, $500-$600.Free cable.Securitydepositrequired. Shared utilities.Chuk 202-255-3047 CAPITAL HEIGHTS, MD - House to share, Male preferred,Near Metro/ Safeway /Laundromat.Call 9am-10pm.202-423-6914 CAPITOL HEIGHTS,MD-Very nice home, newlyrenovated,near metro.Cable,W/D. $165 /weekly+ deposit.301-706-7162

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VIENNA-HUGE 1 and 2 BR apts. off Rte. 123, close to Vienna Metro; easy access to I-66 and I-495. Arrowood Parc features a blend of the classic charm of a well-established community, modern design and innovation for today's quick lifestyle. Must be seen to appreciate. Call 703-938-8567 or visit us at www.RentHere.net. IMMEDIATE AVAILABILITY

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Suburban War The hidden sadness that permeates “Days” is what separates Real Estate from the hordes of limp, cute, insipid, smug bands that pervade indie rock in 2011. Unlike Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs” — a vanilla-rock eruption that earned singer Win Butler, shown, acclaim — “Days” is a far more graceful bundle of songs, with Real Estate stitching suburban anxiety into its music so elegantly you can’t see the needlework. C.R.

7bXkcH[l_[m Great rock ’n’ roll can turn a steering wheel into a snare drum. Real Estate knows this. The young New Jersey band makes driving music, perfect for coasting through suburban quilts of green and gray — or imaginary drives through your own gray matter. Of the 10 songs that make up the band’s lovely second album,“Days,” none invites more steering-wheel abuse than “It’s Real.” The song’s keen tap-tap-tap-tap sounds like it was composed in the driver’s seat of a ’97 Toyota Corolla.

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maybe counterintuitive — don’t we associate cheerleaders or beauty queens with lipstick and blush?), but according to a recent Harvard University study, cosmetics can boost perceptions of women’s competence and trustworthiness. The study examined women in varying degrees of face paint, from minimal to “glamorous.” In every case, 8o AWj^[h_d[ testers thought the 8eob[ subjects were more competent when they ramped up the Revlon and Lancome. At first, I felt ashamed — had I passed Italian class thanks to Covergirl? But looking in the mirror this morning, it dawned on me: “I’m up early for this mascara wand.” If you’re in makeup today, it probably means you didn’t forget to set an alarm because you drank a bottle of Chianti and passed out watching “Glee.” You checked the mirror and made an effort to look good. And if you care about your appearance, you probably care about meeting deadlines and checking spreadsheets. Yes, it’s a sad, unfair world, but (this) knowledge is power, and, according to Harvard, so is lipstick.

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But when Martin Courtney confesses that he doesn’t “know who’s behind the wheel,” he’s not singing about his morning carpool. He’s singing about the mystery of emotions and how they can feel more acute when you’re living in the Garden State’s suburban inertia. Real Estate doesn’t share Bruce Springsteen’s zeal or ZIP code, but few contemporary rock albums feel as American as “Days.” This music comes from a place where Exxon station canopies glow like beacons in the boredom. The band reinforces that sense of bittersweet stasis with

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cyclical, jangled riffs that resemble R.E.M. walking lazy laps around the track behind the high school. It’s Courtney’s singing that pushes these songs to the deep end. His lyrics clot into Polaroid focus on “Green Aisles” — “The phone lines, the street lights led me to you,” he

sings. “And if you just sit tight, I’ll be there soon.” En route, he soaks up the present and braces for the future: “The houses were humming all through the night/And winter was coming, but that was alright.” That last line isn’t an expression of slacker resignation. It’s a wist-

ful declaration of acceptance. And there’s so much hidden sadness to accept in these breezy tunes. “Younger Than Yesterday” is about as heavy as it gets. “It takes all summer long/Just to write one simple song,” Courtney sings. Then his voice hops up a few notes: “There’s too much to focus on.” Even higher: “Clearly, there is something wrong.” Setting his frustrations in a carefree melody, the verse embodies the album’s muted drama. Just remember to give it time. After one listen, these tunes will seem pleasant enough. After 20, they’ll have dropped you off in a rare and reflective space, miles beyond the Jersey Turnpike. You’ll wonder how you ever got there — and whether you ever want to go back. CHRIS RICHARDS (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Paper-Trained? We’ve been looking forward to Jill Abramson writing a book — after all, she’s the first female executive editor of the New York Times! That’s groundbreaking and fascinating and — oh! Her book, “The Puppy Diaries,” is about her dog, who is really cute and named Scout and on the cover, and we’re sure he’s very newsworthy. But we hope Abramson writes a book about being editor of the Times someday, too. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW; 7 p.m., free; 202-364-1919, Politics-prose.com. (Van Ness)

Riot grrrl super-team Wild Flag (Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Janet Weiss and Rebecca Cole), which cheered up all the rock fans who were brokenhearted when SleaterKinney split up, will play at the Black Cat on Thursday. If none of those names means anything to you, know this: Brownstein, who’s one of the minds behind the IFC series “Portlandia,” is the angry, energetic and mind-bogglingly talented rock guitarist who’s been missing from your life. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW; Thu., 8 p.m., sold out; 202-667-7960, Blackcatdc.com. (U St.-Cardozo)

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Squeezebox Satire We should have expected that accordionhappy parodist “Weird Al” Yankovic would appropriate “Poker Face” and repurpose it as “Polka Face,” but the rest of his latest album is a series of unexpected (and hilarious) comic musings about modern culture (irritating ringtones! Craigslist!) set to Top 40 tunes. You can see him live tonight; hopefully, he’ll do that thing where he puts his foot behind his head. Warner Theatre, 513 13th St. NW; 8 p.m., $40-$50; 202-7834000, Warnertheatre.com. (Metro Center)

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