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Storm Ravages Britain, Western Europe, Kills 13 A savage coastal storm powered by hurricane-force gusts slashed its way through Britain and western Europe on Monday, flooding lowlands and snarling traffic. At least 13 people were reported killed, including six from Germany, five from Britain and one each from the Netherlands and Denmark. (AP)

Europe Weighs Sanctions on U.S. EU may cut access to terrorist-tracking tool after NSA revelations Berlin The United States could lose access to an important law enforcement tool used to track terrorist money flows, German officials said Monday, as Europe weighs a response to allegations that the Americans spied on their closest European allies. With European leaders dissatisfied so far with the U.S. response to revelations that the National Security Agency monitored millions of calls around the continent, officials have been casting about for a way to pressure Washington to provide details of past surveillance and assurances that the practice will be curbed.

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A vehicle plowed into a crowd in Beijing’s iconic Tiananmen Square on Monday and then crashed and burst into f lames, killing two pedestrians and all three occupants of the vehicle and injuring 38 others, police and state media said. Police immediately flooded the historic square, which is perhaps the country’s most sensitive and closely guarded public venue. It was the scene of a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests in 1989.

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20 years. “We always have trouble.” The issue is the latest in a series of frustrations cabbies say they’ve encountered as the District has moved to make its taxi fleet more user-friendly and competitive. Drivers say the city’s new requirements, which include the installation of credit-card readers, larger

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hat fault. CEO David Miller said that ed some payments have been delayed ad because the company received bad ng information from drivers including mainaccurate bank account information or routing numbers. ces Hitch, which provides services to roughly 1,600 of the estimated 6,100 D.C. cabs that have installed the new readers, is one of eight companies cab drivers may contract with to provide credit-card processing services. Miller said the company has made changes in hopes of preventing future delays in payment. “We believe this will all shake out in the next week or two,” he said. LORI ARATANI (THE WASHINGTON POST)

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One D.C. apartment complex has been hit 18 times this year Washington The first time the burglars broke into her ground-floor Naylor Gardens apartment in July, Suzanne Mansfield, 66, was in bed. She was left unharmed. But they took two laptops, a solar charging panel and her car keys, which they used immediately to get away in her vehicle. Two months later, burglars struck again, taking a television, an iPod and an iPad. Violent crimes such as homi-

cides have been on the decline in D.C., but property crimes are a persistent problem. At Naylor Gardens, small bands of burglars have struck 18 times across the sprawling 43-acre complex this year, according to the property’s management office. The burglars target ground-floor apartments with unlocked windows or air conditioning units. They have even pulled out window frames to slip in and steal computers, televisions and other electronics. Property manager Alesia Johnson said the burglaries, coupled with a rash of daylight muggings at nearby bus stops last year, led dozens of residents to leave the complex.

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Finishing touches are being put on Metro’s new cars at a rail-car plant in Nebraska.

‘You’re Going to Love This Car’ Metro makes a pitch for its new cars, set to start carrying riders by late 2014 Washington Late in December, if all goes as planned, a convoy of flatbed trucks will arrive in D.C. from Nebraska carrying four subway cars unlike any seen before in a Metro station. And for a middle-aged, earthtoned transit system anchored to the past in technology and aesthetics, it will be a watershed moment. “No more brown. No more orange and yellow and circus colors,” Metro General Manager Richard Sarles said. “We’re not only creating a highly reliable car, a technologically advanced car, but we’re also saying to the customers: ‘This is brand new.’ ” Although it won’t happen quickly, Metro is envisioning the biggest leap in the evolution of its trains since the subway opened, as the agency gradually says goodbye to

those chocolate-striped cars that D.C.-area commuters have known since the disco era. The four new cars, the first of 748 due to be delivered by 2018, represent a move into the future that is expected to cost about $2 billion, Metro officials said. Improved safety features, better seating, more standing room, digital information displays, enhanced audio systems, a blue interior color scheme — in describing it, almost giddily, Metro officials sound a lot like auto dealers. “You’re going to love this car,” Sarles said. From the mid-’70s, when the transit system was born, through 2008, the agency acquired six batches of cars (1,134 cars in total, most of which remain in service). If aligned end to end, they would stretch for 16 miles, each one resembling the next, regardless of when it was built. The reason: Over the decades,

A Roomier Ride Four of the new 7000-series cars are set to arrive in D.C. by late December for testing. Here’s what they will feature:

The floors, sans carpeting, will be smooth and black, with flecks of red, white and blue. The seats, minus annoying outside armrests, won’t feel nearly as cramped. The doors won’t be as balky as the ones on rail cars now. Vertical poles will rise to the ceiling from almost every seat back. Focus groups found that women and shorter people especially dislike stretching up for overhead bars. (T WP)

Metro wanted each new batch of cars to be mechanically and stylistically compatible with the cars already in the fleet so that they could be mixed together in trains. The problem: Maintaining mechanical compatibility meant limiting the technological upgrades in each new batch. And keeping the cars stylistically consistent meant generally sticking with an interior layout and visual design conceived when Gerald Ford was president. Until eventually it’s time to unmoor from the past. The cars in the seventh batch — the 7000 series — will constitute half of Metro’s rail fleet by the time the last one arrives and near-

ly 400 older cars have been retired, Metro spokesman Dan Stessel said. Eventually — in the 2040s, probably — the last brown-striped aluminum subway car will disappear. Subway cars usually have a 40-year life span, Stessel said, and the newest went into service in 2008. The four cars scheduled to arrive in December will be tested for weeks on Metro tracks during off hours to determine if any design tweaks are necessary, Stessel said. Then mass production will begin. The 7000-series cars could be carrying passengers by late next year, and 364 of them are projected to be in service by October 2016. PAUL DUGGAN (THE WASHINGTON POST )

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Amtrak is getting ready for its new long-distance passenger cars — set to begin field tests this winter. The 130 cars will replace some 1940s- and 1950s-era cars on several long-distance routes, including those that run through D.C. (T WP)

The new cars will allow Metro to retire its 1000-series cars, which date to the 1970s and were implicated in the June 2009 crash that killed nine people. Nearly 300 of the 1000-series cars are still in service while the agency waits for 7000-series cars to arrive. In the meantime, the cars are placed in the middle of trains, protected on each end by newer cars better designed for crashes. The National Transportation Safety Board, however, says that even that use “constitutes an unacceptable risk.” (T WP)


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Coach Mike Shanahan has a 23-32 record and one playoff game in four seasons in Washington. The Redskins fell to the Broncos on Sunday to drop to 2-5 this year.

Begin the Coach Search It’s never too early to start a coaching search. Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and general manager Bruce Allen should spend the next two months looking for coach Mike Shanahan’s potential successor. Shanahan is clearly not the coach who can take the Redskins to the next level. Not only is this year a major regression, but take away the 7-0 finish last year and Shanahan’s a miserable 16-32 in Washington. Snyder’s fear of By Rick Snider being called meddlesome by fans is the only reason Shanahan’s status isn’t already in the whisper stage. But the owner needs to be prepared for a coaching change. Shanahan’s a borderline Pro Football Hall of Fame candidate, but his best days are gone. Truthfully, the same thing happened to Joe Gibbs in his second stint. Shanahan’s not leaving voluntarily, but if the Redskins don’t manage at least a 6-10

record, there are four reasons why Snyder shouldn’t let the coach return for the final season of a five-year deal: 1. Shanahan would take a one-year approach to free agency and mercilessly overspend trying to win now. That approach has already failed miserably during Snyder’s tenure and could haunt for years. 2. Premier free agents might be reluctant to join a lame-duck coach. 3. The Redskins need a new offensive coordinator who can get the most out of quarterback Robert Griffin III, and it’s not Kyle Shanahan. But Mike Shanahan will not fire his son. Seriously, Snyder needs to impose a no-nepotism rule in all future coaching contracts.

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4. If the Redskins start badly in 2014, players will quit on a coach who’s leaving and another year would be wasted. Unless Snyder is willing to extend Shanahan’s contract — and why would he do that given the miserable results — then it’s best to end it a year early. The Shanahans aren’t the only reason the team has stumbled. Nor has it been Griffin missing the offseason and slowly rounding into form. But there’s a lack of chemis-

There’s a lack of chemistry between the Shanahans and Griffin no matter what is said publicly.

try between the Shanahans and Griffin no matter what is said publicly. It’s a classic square peground hole dilemma coaches are paid to avoid. The Shanahans were initially afraid to let Griffin run loose for fear his knee would buckle. But Griffin has shown he’s fine and the coaches still won’t let him do what he does best. There’s no excuse for that. Kyle Shanahan’s play-calling has always been streaky and pass-happy when desperate. Griffin’s newness last year fooled defenses briefly, but now it’s a balanced chess match and Kyle Shanahan is too predictable. During that fourth-quarter avalanche at Denver, Alfred Morris was barely used. Possibly the team’s best runner since John Riggins is routinely abandoned. That’s what the Redskins need to do, barring a dramatic turnaround: abandon the Shanahans. Rick Snider has covered Washington sports since 1978. Follow him on Twitter @Snide_Remarks

Redskins Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather on Monday said that “people who beat their girlfriends should be kicked out of the league” — an apparent swipe at Chicago Bears receiver Brandon Marshall. Meriweather made the comment after returning from a one-game suspension for helmet-first hits. One of the hits was made against Marshall in the Redskins’ win over the Bears on Oct. 20. After the game, Marshall said players such as Meriweather perhaps need to be “taken out of the game completely.” Says Meriweather: “You tell me who you’d rather have — somebody who plays aggressive on the field, or somebody who beat up their girlfriend?” Marshall’s checkered legal history includes arrests after confrontations with a girlfriend when he was playing for the Broncos. None of the arrests led to a conviction. (AP)

TV Lineup NBA (8 P.M., TNT) After missing the entire 2012-13 season, former MVP Derrick Rose returns as the Bulls open the regular season against the two-time defending champion Heat. NBA (10:30 P.M., TNT) In the Battle of Los Angeles, it’s the Clippers who enter with high expectations and the Lakers who hope to bounce back from a disappointing year.


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It wasn’t an easy road to a title last year. The Pacers and Spurs forced LeBron James and the Heat to seven games in their series and were a play or two away from taking down the champs. Those two squads will be a tough out again, but Miami’s biggest challengers may be the Bulls, with Rose back, and the Clippers, who have added some savvy veterans.

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Rose is ready for the opener, but other stars won’t be after major injuries. The Lakers’ Kobe Bryant (Achilles tendon), the Celtics’ Rajon Rondo (knee), the Thunder’s Russell Westbrook (knee) and the Pacers’ Danny Granger (calf) will miss significant time.

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This year’s rookie class could go down as one of the worst in recent memory. Top pick Anthony Bennett has struggled this preseason for the Cavaliers, and the 76ers’ Nerlens Noel (No. 6 pick) will likely miss the entire year with a knee injury. The Magic’s Victor Oladipo enters as the favorite to win rookie of the year, but will he or anyone else in this class prove to be a legitimate star?

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When will 37-year-old Tim Duncan start showing his age? The Spurs didn’t change much from last year’s Western Conferencewinning roster, but the players’ roles may be different. Kawhi Leonard is poised to break out, while Manu Ginobili seemingly took a step back last year.

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Sports Club wins a cup and sets MLS records for futility in same year D.C. United For the second straight year, D.C. United’s season concluded at RFK Stadium with a disappointing result against the Houston Dynamo, but the circumstances Sunday could not have been any more different from those of a season ago. Instead of coming up just short of reaching the MLS Cup final like in 2012, United (3-24-7) rewrote the dubious section of the league record book with its final loss. The club’s

three wins were the fewest in a single MLS campaign. Its 0.65 goals scored per game (22 in 34 games) broke the league record for offensive futility previously held by the 2010 edition of D.C. United. Ultimately, though, the 2013 campaign can be viewed in two extreme ways. Amid all of the loss, heartbreak, injuries and self-inflicted wounds (no player scored more than the four own goals the club conceded) was a trophy. D.C. United improbably captured the U.S. Open Cup, earning a place in next summer’s CONCACAF Champions League as a result. There also has been tangible progress on the stadium front, as

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Coach Ben Olsen led D.C. United to a 3-24-7 MLS record this season.

it seems the quest to build a soccerspecific stadium in the nation’s capital is nearing its conclusion. There is also reason to believe that 2014 could be a much more suc-

cessful season despite the lengthy list of needs. United will have the first overall pick in this winter’s MLS SuperDraft. It has financial flexibility from offloading some hampering contracts while also earning cash from winning the Open Cup. Nonplayoff teams are granted allocation money from the league as a means of maintaining competitive balance. “We’ve been preparing for next year for three months,” manager Ben Olsen said after Sunday’s 2-1 loss. “We have faith in a majority of these guys, and with the things the league gives us, the draft pick, we’re going to have a very competitive team, and I am looking forward to it.” AVI CREDITOR (FOR EXPRESS)

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RGIII a ‘Bit Sore’ Robert Griffin III should be able to practice this week despite hurting his left knee in the Redskins’ loss Sunday. Coach Mike Shanahan said Monday that Griffin’s knee is “a little bit sore.” He said Griffin could have returned in the fourth quarter, but the coach opted for Kirk Cousins because the team was out of the game. (AP)

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Balance Gym group fitness director Ash Allen was on her way to teach Pilates in June when she got into a car accident. Her doctors later told her it’s a good thing she’d been practicing the fitness method since she was 12. “If I hadn’t been in the shape I was, it would have been way worse,” says Allen, who’s found she’s even more appreciative of the moves now that she’s out of a neck brace and working to address the lingering pain from the accident. By adding her physical therapist’s suggestions to her already lengthy repertoire of back and neck exercises from her Pilates and yoga training, Allen realized she had more than a recovery plan for herself. She had “Neck & Back First Aid,” a new class she’s teaching at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Balance Gym Thomas Circle (1111 14th St. NW, balancegym.com). Each session combines yoga poses and Pilates moves, as well as techniques with a foam roller. (“It’s like getting a cheap massage,” raves Allen, who uses hers twice a day.) At a recent class, Allen had her students start on all fours, undulating their spines up and down with their breathing. She then had them extend one arm and the opposite leg for a series of moves targeting the core. That built up heat in the body, which helped prepare the group for an intense stretching section.

There were exercises that tested muscles, but the focus was on lengthening, releasing and aligning. “Sometimes people prioritize that sweat workout over a more restorative session,” says Allen, who knows a slow, deliberate pace isn’t what many gym members are accustomed to.

“Sitting at a desk, your hip flexors get tight. You lean forward, straining your neck.”

Since her car accident in June, Balance Gym group fitness director Ash Allen has made it a priority to perform these three pain-relieving moves.

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1. Foam rolling. Logging time with this beloved prop has been key to Allen’s recovery. She rolls on top of it in various positions to knead out knots in her legs, butt and back. Her favorite position is the one above, where she just rests her spine along the roller. It helps open the chest and loosens the mid-back.

— A SH A LLEN, WHO TEACHES “NECK & BACK FIRST AID” AT BALANCE GYM

But it’s something most people need to work into their fitness routine at least some of the time, she adds. Being glued to a computer all day can cause as many problems as a car accident. “Sitting at a desk, your hip flexors get tight. You lean forward, straining your neck,” Allen says. Some folks give their abs attention by doing crunches or planks, but they typically ignore their backs and don’t consider the importance of their hips, glutes and thighs. Andrea Hampton, 50, a triathlete and running coach from New Carrollton, Md., has been coming to Allen’s classes to find ways to loosen up. “When you’re tight and running, it doesn’t feel good,” Hampton said. Lying on a foam roller for a few minutes, however, definitely does. VICK Y HALLET T (E XPRESS)

2. Opposite arm and leg. Start on all fours and make sure you’re in proper alignment. “A big mistake is arching your back,” Allen notes. You can hold this position on both sides or add in variations. Allen likes to send the arm and leg about 45 degrees away from the body, and pull the elbow to the knee.

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3. Pigeon pose. Back pain often starts in the glutes, Allen says. That’s why this yoga staple is her favorite remedy. If the version above, with front leg bent and perpendicular to the mat, isn’t doable, she recommends lying on your back, crossing your legs so they form a four, and pulling both legs toward your chest.

After Sima Tamaddon was in a car crash in 1999 that left her in the hospital for a week, she was convinced she’d never run again. This year, she completed a 50K. The secret behind her turnaround? Yoga. Tamaddon had never tried the practice before her accident but has now made it her career. Her classes in Washington (rxdyoga.com) aim to make yoga more accessible to athletes and reduce their risk of injury. There’s a misconception that when you’re hurt you shouldn’t do any strength building. “That’s when you can’t rest on the couch,” Tamaddon says. “It’s time to put in more work.” But it’s critical that you “work smarter, not harder,” says Megan Davis (yogaforliberation.com), who was also drawn to yoga after a car accident. She specializes in working with clients who can’t physically go to other classes. “Most people want to go fast in a workout,” Davis says. But that often means ignoring alignment and inviting further injury. While “making sure your foot is in the right place isn’t an aerobic activity,” it can improve your ability to do aerobic activities later. V.H.


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Our neighbors are very loud, always have trash on their deck, don’t keep their front lawn clean, etc. We’ve filed complaints about them and they know it. Usually they get better for a while, but then things go back to how they are. The woman in the house insists on trying to be nice to me, sometimes baking us stuff. I don’t want to have a relationship because, to me, if you like us so much, clean up your trash. How can I cut things off without making things worse? NO NEIGHBORLINES S WITH THESE NEIGHBORS

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CorePower Yoga’s new Glover Park location (2233 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Suite 105, 202733-5726) opens Friday. Like the national chain’s other outposts in the area — there are CorePower studios in Georgetown and Bethesda — it specializes in athletic practices for all levels. New students can download a coupon at corepoweryoga.com for a week of free classes. There’s also a level-two community class that’s free at 6:45 p.m. Friday.


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Washington is on the verge of an indoor cycling studio boom The Capital Bikeshare program and miles of new bike lanes have helped the District earn a reputation as a cycling city. But what happens behind closed doors matters around here, and D.C. has seriously lagged behind as an indoor cycling city. That could start to change in December, when ZenGo Cycle expands beyond its Bethesda location to a second outpost in Logan Circle (1508 14th St. NW). This is the first step in a plan being hatched through a new partnership among ZenGo founder Marc Caputo, Dennis Ratner (who started Hair Cuttery) and Streetsense’s Marc Ratner. ZenGo will soon open four more

regional locations — Fairfax and Gaithersburg, Md., are definite so far — and then expand nationally, according to Caputo. “Everyone is branching out from big box gyms,” says Caputo, who wants to seize on this trend to build the ZenGo brand. The team is redesigning the website before launching the Logan location, which will boast a new look as well as more advanced sound and lighting systems. One factor in ZenGo’s favor? “SoulCycle isn’t in D.C. yet,” he says. The emphasis is on the “yet,” because SoulCycle, the cultish chain from New York, will open a D.C. studio with more than 45 bikes in May. “It’s centrally located to pull people from Georgetown and downtown,” SoulCycle’s Gabby Etrog Cohen says of the Foggy Bottom address. Real estate is also on the mind of Ashish Lall, director at the For-

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Welcome To Spin City ZenGo Cycle’s only studio is in Bethesda, but the company plans to go nationwide.

Park It D.C. cyclists are also seeing an expansion of bike parking. For a chance to win a $100 City Sports gift card, visit goldentriangledc .com and vote for the name of the Golden Triangle’s newest artistic bike rack (being unveiled at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 6 at 2055 L St. NW).

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in Manhattan. Now it’s ready to go big with 15 additional locations over the next two years, Lall says. At least two of those will be in the Washington region (and at least one will be in D.C. proper), adds Lall, who notes that the company is in “serious talks” about a site. He doesn’t think any of the brands need to worry about gearing up in the same city at the same time. More cycling studios, Lall says, just means more traffic. And indoors, that’s a good thing. VICK Y HALLET T (E XPRESS)

In Tandem Revolve instructor Francina Segbefia, 36, is pregnant and wants you along for the ride. “There are a lot of pregnancy myths — you can’t do this or that. I haven’t slowed down at all,” says Segbefia, a full-time lawyer who teaches seven classes a week (a mix of cycling and Zumba). The Clarendon resident blogs for revolvefitness.com and her own site, ironladysblog .wordpress.com. With 10 weeks until her due date, Segbefia has maxed out her bike settings to accommodate her belly. Seeing her pedal motivates students, she says, “especially when I’m doing more than they are.” V.H.

Finding the Right Fit for Your Child Jus because you secretly wanted to become a softball star doesn’t mean your kid harbors the same fantasy. Just Maybe you realized that when she threw tantrums instead of pitches at practice last week. So how can you Ma figure out which fitness activity is the best fit for your child? Here are some pointers. WHITNE Y PIPKIN (FOR E XPRES S) figu

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Telltale sign:: Your kid is doing pirouettes in the living room. Many parents call Virginia Britton, director at The Alexandria Ballet studio, to report that their children are “spontaneously dancing.” The curriculum: For younger students ages 3 to 9, the studio’s weekly ballet classes focus simply on “creative movement.” So kids who aren’t naturally coordinated don’t have to worry about going en pointe quite yet. Lessons learned: Ballet is a foundation for any kind of dance that kids might want to pursue in the future, Britton says. “But I think the main thing is ballet includes a lot of selfdiscipline, and students are just expected to behave,” she adds.

MARTIAL ARTS

Telltale sign: Your kid gets a kick out of trying something new. “We get all kinds of kids,” says Gaby Macias of Creative Martial Arts. “We get shy ones, very excited ones, the ones that say they don’t like martial arts and then really like it later.” The curriculum: Classes emphasize selfdefense, respect and discipline, and they don’t include sparring — or fighting other students — until an intermediate level. Lessons learned: Students build quickness, power and mental toughness in the process. They also get accustomed to facing challenges, like when they’re tested to receive the next-highest belt. “We really want the kids to earn it,” Macias says.

GYMNASTICS

Telltale sign: Your kid is bouncing off the walls (and you could use some balance). The curriculum: Janice Williams, senior vice president of program development opment for the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, ngton, says parents should understand “the tempo” of their children to match h them with the right program. Some classes provide a social setting for perfecting cartwheelss while others have a competitive bent for potential future Olympians. ns. Lessons learned: Tumbling classes asses teach tykes to overcome fears and nd achieve goals. Students of all levels increase their flexibility and strength through the training.

SOCCER

Telltale signs: Your kid is competitive and plays well with others. The curriculum: Players hone skills like dribbling before putting them sprinting and d for scrimmages and games, says together fo Pierre, director of coaching for Ellis P Bethesda Soccer Club’s girls teams. Beth Lessons learned: Soccer Le requires teamwork and hard re work — as well as cardiovascular w fitness and strong leg muscles. fit The sport can also teach kids how to handle han defeat. “When things are not going well, how are you going to respond to that? That’s some of the ingredients of a successful person,” Pierre says.


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tacts are also constructed with materials that aren’t oxygenpermeable, meaning your eyes could suffocate, leading to vision loss or blindness, Steinemann adds. That’s why they’ve been n though illegal since 2005 — even ume conit’s still easy to find costume tacts online or in somee convenience stores. n party? Hitting up a Halloween ening Here are three more frightening products you may want to avoid.

Lots of Halloween wigs, capes and costumes are made with extremely combustible materials — meaning a close brush with a spooky candle or jack-o’-lantern could really ignite your yo holiday. Look for outfits made from nonflammable fabrics like nylon n or polyester, or those labeled “flame-resistant,” advises the United States Consumer Pro Product Safety Commission.

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ROOMMATES Annandale-Lr Furn Rm in Luxurious SFH. Backs to park/Trail. Nr. NOVA/Metro $750+ Utils Call 703-727-2880 BELTSVILLE- Room for rent in shared home. $550. Free cable. Security deposit required.Shared utilities. Chuk 202-255-3047 BOWIE-Lg room avail. Pvt entr & BA, wlk-in closet, side sitting rm, W/D. Close to Metro. $850. 301-437-8016 DUMFRIES, VA - Room rent. All utils incl. Share kitchen. Cable, internet, W/D inc. No Pets. 703-730-2564 or 703-400-0921 HYATTSVILLE- Professional. Clean furn rooms, utilities included. Nr PG Plaza/ Metro/UMD. $595$495+ dep. Call 301-328-0135 or 301-661-9331 LANDOVER, MD - Share luxury apt., 1BR, free net & cable, W/D priv. $550/neg. Near 2 metro stations. 240-601-2025 LANHAM- Ruxton Dr. 1 Unfurn room in SFH, AC, quiet, no-smoking. $540 + dep. incl utils. Call 240-645-2380 LAUREL- Looking for roommate . Townhouse with 2 BRs, 2 baths, 1 basement, 1 kitchen. $500/Month. Call Seyoum at 301-768-2477 NE/Ft Totten Metro- Prof. Female. to shr unfurn BR, 3BR, 1.5BA shr SFH. -$935. & Bsmt w/ pvt. entr. & BA,- $985 W/D, N/S Cbl, Wi-Fi, maid svc. CAC/Heat, all inc util. 202-494-3692 Sil Sp- Nr Metro/EZ Pass, N/S M perf, Lr BR shrd Furn TH. Upscale area, Clean & Quiet Utils & Amens incld $659 301-367-6566, 301-946-7786 Silver Spring- Furn rm, N/S, tenant sharing, avail. Safe, NT, clean quiet resident. 240-286-5451 SILVER SPRING, MD - Furnished room for rent. $400/mo. Share bath and kitchen. Call 301-875-1240 SILVER SPRING- Layhill area. Lg BR. Near Glenmont metro. N/S. $480. Fem Pref. 301-438-3454, aftr 4:30 Springfield/ Ft. Belvoir/ Woodbridge Responsible person to share 3 br house, $630 cable & utils incl., 703-919-4381 TAKOMA PARK- Large room to rent in TH. No smoking/ No pets. $500. Call 301-257-2814 UPPER MARLBORO- Rooms for rent. Master BR $650, Other BR $580 + Shr utilities. Call 301-523-4772

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Satellite’s Gone The first time I heard “The Velvet Underground & Nico,” I was 13. The record, produced by Andy Warhol, was 24. I had expected punk rock, like the Sex Pistols. Why the heck did the guy at Smash! recommend this? The album had a creepy mellowness, but it kept gathering steam until it was a train full of junkies, hookers, angels and devils, chugging down a dark, glamorous By Shauna tunnel. It was all Miller delivered in the sirensong mumble of Lou Reed, who died Sunday, a perfect fall day, at age 71. Neither Reed nor his music were easy to get along with. Critics hated “Metal Machine Music,” his 1975 solo foray that pioneered noise rock. Rolling Stone described it as “a night in a bus terminal.” Legendary critic Lester Bangs was moved at one point to call Reed “a liar, a wasted talent … a huckster selling pounds of his own flesh.” That was Reed’s showmanship, his ambition, his disdain for expectations placed on his art. His most recent record, 2011’s “Lulu,” made with Metallica, was, true to form, an odd mess. There were eras Reed defined and eras he never meshed with. He leaves behind a wonderfully contentious catalog for us to keep tussling with. Connect with Shauna and Sound Bets on Twitter: @Shaunajmiller

A British artist unveils his display of iPad art at a new exhibit not far from Silicon Valley Fine Art

Happily hunched over his iPad, one of Britain’s most celebrated living artists, David Hockney, is pioneering in the art world again, turning his index finger into a paintbrush that he swipes across a touch screen to create vibrant landscapes, colorful forests and richly layered scenes. “It’s a very new medium,” Hockney said. So new, in fact, he wasn’t sure what he was creating until he began printing his digital images a few years ago. “I was pretty amazed by them,” he said, laughing. “I’m still amazed.” A new exhibit of Hockney’s work, including about 150 iPad images, opened Saturday in the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, just a short trip for Silicon Valley techies who created both the hardware and software for this 21st-century reinvention of finger-painting. The show is billed as the museum’s largest ever, filling two floors of the de Young with a survey of works from 1999 to present, mostly landscapes and portraits in an array of mediums: watercolor, charcoal and even video. But it was the iPad pieces, especially the 12-foot-high majestic views of Yosemite National Park, that drew gasps. Some of the iPad drawings are displayed on digital screens, others, like the Yosemite works, were

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A new show in San Francisco features this pair of 12-foot views of Yosemite National Park, made via iPad by artist David Hockney.

Backstory David Hockney is one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century. “He is well positioned to have thought long and hard about the advantages of painting with a digital device like the iPad,” said Binghamton University art historian Kevin Hatch. Hatch said a “digital turn” in the art world began about 25 years ago, and a similar shift happened almost 100 years ago with the dawn of photography. (AP)

“I’m grateful he’s doing this because it opens people’s mind to the technology in a new way.” — M AUREEN N A PPI, ART HISTORIAN, ON DAVID HOCKNEY’S iPAD ART

printed on six large panels. Hockney’s technical assistants used large inkjet prints to reproduce the images he created on his iPad. Hockney, 76, started drawing on his iPhone with his thumb about five years ago, showing his works via email to dozens of friends at a time.

“People … come up and tease me: ‘We hear you’ve started drawing on your telephone.’ And I tell them, ‘Well, no, actually, it’s just that occasionally I speak on my sketch pad,’ ” he said. When the iPad was announced, Hockney said he had one shipped immediately to him. But Hockney isn’t giving up painting, or drawing, or video, or tablets, any time soon. When asked where he sees the world of art going, he shrugged his broad shoulders and paused. “I don’t know where it’s going, really, who does?” he said. “But art will be there.” MARTHA MENDOZ A (AP)

Nielsen on the Go: Starting next fall, Nielsen will begin counting television programs watched on mobile devices in its traditional TV ratings. The company responsible for measuring TV viewership said Monday it will use codes embedded by networks within the programs to collect this information. This development responds to changes in how content is consumed. The impact could be big on programs that appeal to young people. (AP)


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Revisiting a Tragic Life A new book puts the career and early death of River Phoenix in a Hollywood context

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Everything in life seemed to come to actor River Phoenix before he was ready for it. Death, too. “Last Night at the Viper Room,” by rock journalist Gavin Edwards, presents Phoenix’s vibrant if short life in the context of the culture that overwhelmed him. As the eldest child of parents who moved to South America to evangelize, he was just 6 when he sang on street corners in Venezuela for money to support his family. Involvement in the Children of God movement may have led him to become sexually active, if not abused, before he was 10. Phoenix was singing for spare change in Los Angeles with three of his four younger siblings when a Hollywood agent spotted him. He became a teenage star — and family breadwinner — with “Stand by Me” and “The Mosquito Coast”

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Top: River Phoenix, far right, starred with Wil Wheaton, Jerry O’Connell and Cory Feldman in 1986’s “Stand By Me” and, above, with Sidney Poitier in 1992’s “Sneakers.”

(both 1986) though he had never been to school and had no training as an actor. Phoenix was smoking marijuana and trying cocaine before he could have a driver’s license — heroin would come later. An Oscar nominee at 18 with “Running on Empty”

(1988) and a leading man with “My Own Private Idaho” (1991), Phoenix was dead at 23. He suffered druginduced convulsions outside the Viper Room, Johnny Depp’s Sunset Boulevard club in Los Angeles. His innocence was his charm as well as his flaw. People took advan-

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tage of him — particularly those who thrust so much on his young shoulders and those who brought him to drugs at an early age. As Edwards notes, Phoenix was at the head of a new generation of actors. So many of his contemporaries — Ethan Hawke, Leonardo DiCaprio, Kiefer Sutherland, Brad Pitt, Christian Slater and Depp among them — faced their own personal and professional challenges but made it to their 30s. Many became stars through roles that might have gone to Phoenix had his grip on life been more sure. Edwards’ sensitive biography builds just the right tone for looking back at Phoenix’s life 20 years after his death: respect for his talents, admiration for his individuality and indignation for the tragedy of his death. W hy hasn’t R iver Phoenix become an icon like actor James Dean, another generation’s gonetoo-soon totem? Edwards suggests that Phoenix’s filmography is too thin. His roles were also too diverse to fix him in the public mind. Yet it’s this lack of distinction that might allow River Phoenix to be rediscovered by audiences not burdened by what could have been. That would be a legacy worthy of lost promise. DOUGL ASS K. DANIEL (AP)

aftermath of the Ravenswood Homecoming Parade, Remy draws parallels between recent events and the town’s difficult past. Luke tries to get Olivia to face the truth about their parents. Miranda (Nicole Gale Anderson, pictured) struggles to accept her new reality.

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Letters house, Sam and Dean discover an ancient computer that they think might help them track the angels. They ask Charlie for help powering it up, but first they have to move it. This dislodges a hexbag that unleashes a magical web.

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Surprises await the buyers when they return to the Dallas suburb of Carrollton in this new episode. Ricky and Bubba are shaken up when they follow a lead to a den of deviance. Kenny has returned and is feeling confident, but he soon realizes getting back in the auction game isn’t as easy as he thought.

Television How easy is it to scare the pants off America? “American Experience” (9 p.m. today on PBS) makes use of extensive re-enactment in “War of the Worlds,” a look at the famous Oct. 30, 1938, radio play about a Martian invasion that caused panic among those who thought it was

real “news.” Performers, shown in a blurry black-and-white, act out the verbatim transcripts of contemporary radio listeners who admitted to being fooled, frightened and outraged by the broadcast. Had “War of the Worlds” director and producer Orson Welles stuck to the original script, “War” might have been a radio dud. Instead, he decided at the last moment to rewrite the story in a series of breaking “news reports” mimicking the breathless, emotional style of Hin-

Orson Welles delivers his infamous 1938 “War of the Worlds” radio play.

denburg disaster coverage of 1937. Apparently nobody was more surprised by the mass hysteria than Welles. He’s seen here in news photographs, bearded and exhausted, facing reporters’ scrutiny the morning after. He’s filled with contrition for provoking hysteria and a little bewildered that anyone in his or her right mind would actually believe reports of an invasion from Mars. He was only 23 but keenly aware that this “scandal” would be the making of his career. KE VIN McDONOUGH (UNIVERSAL UCLICK)

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‘Naked Vegas’ (SYFY) This new

six-part series follows a team of body painters at work in a city not known for restraint. In the show’s premiere, the team works with a couple planning a zombie-themed wedding at Eli Roth’s Goretorium at Planet Hollywood — where the bride and groom want the entire wedding party painted like zombies from head to toe. (TRIBUNE MEDIA)


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“Good article. It’s important that we keep scaring people with as many things as possible.” — COMMENTER GREIBE AT MOTHERJONES .COM sarcastically reacts to an essay that

outlines several hidden dangers in our homes — common items that have been linked to various cancers, reproductive issues and metabolic disorders. Among the items to avoid: receipts, cans, nonstick pans and, sadly, bacon.

“Well, here’s still hoping that Netflix is smart enough to avoid the whole ‘squeeze it for all its worth’ method that so many of us hate about broadcast television networks.”

“It is not clear why black cats are often the least adopted, but superstition probably has a lot to do with it.”

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cats tend to have the hardest time finding homes. To counter those perceptions, Rogers reports, the Fairfax County Animal Shelter hosted a special adoption event last weekend that showcased their dark-haired animals.

“House of Cards,” the hit series starring Kevin Spacey that Netflix just renewed for a third season (though fans of the show are still waiting for the second season). Also, “Professional_Fart,” nice one on the name.

— JAMIE M. ROGERS AT CENTREVILLE .PATCH.COM guesses why black

“This list is an embarrassment. Salt bagels are just pretzels. This list was made by a bagel hater.” — COMMENTER DAN BLONDELL@TWITTER AT THEAWL.COM disagrees with writer Alex

Balk’s ranking of bagel flavors. From leastliked to most-liked, Balk prefers: plain, whole wheat, egg, rye, sesame, poppy, onion, garlic, everything, pumpernickel and salt. No cinnamon raisin, eh? What are your thoughts? Tweet us @WaPoExpress.

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ARIES (March 21-April 19) You may not feel as though you are playing up to par, but in fact you are doing better than most others expected under the circumstances. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You are able to communicate quite well with someone whom others find rather distant and mysterious. You have a great deal in common!

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CANCER (June 21-July 22) You will want to have an alternative plan ready to go, just in case your primary plan of attack goes awry for any reason.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You may have a long drive ahead of you. There’s no reason, however, you can’t take the scenic route.

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GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You may find it difficult to support someone whose methods are so different from your own, even though your motives are identical.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You must be honest and straightforward if you expect others to trust you and join in a communal effort you are leading.

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TODAY IN HISTORY

1929

Wall Street crashes on “Black Tuesday,” heralding the beginning of America’s Great Depression.

1960

A chartered plane carrying the California Polytechnic State University football team crashes on takeoff, killing 22 of the 48 people on board.

1998

Sen. John Glenn, at age 77, roars back into space aboard the shuttle Discovery, retracing the trail he’d blazed 36 years earlier.

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Sports icon David Beckham was in a car crash while backing out of the driveway of his Beverly Hills home Saturday afternoon, E! reported. Beckham had just returned from the gym with his wife, former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, and children and was leaving his home again with his son, Brooklyn, 14, when their black Range Rover Sport collided with a white SUV. The Range Rover, worth an estimated $76,000, lost a fender in the collision, but the footballer and his son emerged unscathed. The two were also involved in a multiple-car pileup in 2011, the Telegraph reported. (EXPRESS)

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Sea captains are blasting Somali pirates with Britney Spears’ hits, according to the Mirror. “Oops! … I Did It Again” and “… Baby One More Time” are especially good at deflecting attacks, said Rachel Owens, 34, a merchant navy officer from Scotland. “They’re so effective, the ship’s security rarely needs to resort to firing guns — as soon as the pirates get a blast of Britney, they move on as quickly as they can,” she said. In 2011, pirates attacked 176 ships off the east African coast. (E XPRESS)

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