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Alfred Wertheimer, photographer of the young Elvis Presley, dies at 84 When Alfred Wertheimer received a call to photograph a young RCA recording artist in 1956, he asked, Who is Elvis Presley? It didnt take long for him and the world to find out. Mr. Wertheimer was only 26, and scrambling to find work as a freelance photogr
Washington Post | 4 hours ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
We cant imagine tomorrows infrastructure, but we still must fix todays Many leaders are pleading with the nation to invest billions of dollars very quickly in our transportation system, just to put it back in a state of good repair. At The Washington Posts Fix My Commute conference Tuesday, Vice President Biden and former Pe
Washington Post | 4 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
To their own tune: a post-show interview with The Roosevelts On October 20, 2014, The Roosevelts tore it up as the opening band for Robert Earl Keen at one of Alexandria's oldest (some would say blues-iest) music venues, The Birchmere. Here, examiner.com talks with guitarist Jason...
Examiner.com | 5 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
D.C. first responders prepare as Ebola threat grows At the D.C. Fire and EMS Department Training Academy in Southwest Washington on Saturday, a few dozen people, many with soot-smeared faces, milled about waiting for the smoke from a cinderblock building to clear. The crowd, mostly civilian volunteers, spe
Washington Post | 6 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
WCAC football: No. 10 DeMatha rallies in second half to knock off No. 3 Gonzaga Down two scores to Gonzaga at halftime Saturday, DeMathas coaches were quick to remind their players they had been in this same situation before against the same Washington Catholic Athletic Conference opponent. While the majority of the last years team i
Washington Post | 6 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Cross-country: National Cathedrals Page Lester digs deep to win ISL title; OConnell girls claim eighth straight WCAC crown National Cathedral freshman Page Lester fell to the ground immediately after crossing the finish line at Saturdays Independent School League cross-country championshiprace. After trailing the entire race she found an opening halfway through the home stret
Washington Post | 6 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Dick Thompson, champion race-car driver known as Flying Dentist, dies at 94 In his day job, Richard K. Thompson Jr. pulled teeth and filled cavities. He did root canals and installed crowns. He was a fourth-generation Washingtonian, the grandson of a physician and the son of a dentist with whom he shared the early years of a prac
Washington Post | 6 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Peter Daland, revered coach of collegiate and Olympic swimming, dies at 93 Peter Daland, who started his career at the University of Southern California as a part-time swim coach with a desk in a mimeograph room and rose to become one of the most celebrated names in collegiate and Olympic swimming, died Oct.20 in Thousand Oaks,
Washington Post | 6 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
Jack Bruce, bassist with 1960s British rock group Cream, dies at 71 Jack Bruce, best known as the bass player and vocalist of the power blues trio Cream, one of the most influential rock bands of the 1960s, died Oct.25 at his home in Suffolk, England. He was 71. Publicist Claire Singers and a statement released by Mr. Bru
Washington Post | 7 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia
El Greco 400th anniversary honored in D.C. and N.Y.C. beginning early November The 400th anniversary of master artist El Greco's death will be honored in Washington, D.C. and New York City, beginning the first week of November.El Greco in the National Gallery of Art and Washington-Area Collections...
Examiner.com | 7 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Washington, District of Columbia

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