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Escape From A Soviet Gulag On 'Locked Up Abroad'

Posted 09.04.2012 | TV

Gerald Amster admitted that he was smuggling heroin through Russia at the height of the Cold War. So while he might have acknowledged that he deserved...

Why Did Steve Martin Call Pleasanton 'Evil'?

Posted 10.31.2012 | San Francisco
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Steve Martin's tweets this week make you wonder whether the comedian enjoyed his lunch downtown on Main Street or if the lack of bustle got him down. ...

Food Inspectors Find Debris In Movie Theater Popcorn Machine

Patch | Posted 08.31.2012 | DC
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A routine food safety inspection at Mazza Gallerie's AMC Theatre earlier this month revealed "unclean food-contact surfaces" and "single-service items...

Clint Eastwood Invents Millions Of Unemployed People

Posted 08.31.2012 | Business

Apparently Clint Eastwood is a fan of talking about things that don't really exist. At the Republican National Convention Thursday night, the man...

Gadsby's Tavern Museum Ice Well Bricks for Sale

Patch | Posted 08.31.2012 | DC
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So you’ve heard the one that goes “So you wanna buy the Brooklyn Bridge? Alexandria can one-up that -- the Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society wants ...

GOP Lawmaker: $250,000 A Year 'Not Rich'

McLean Patch | Cecelia Smith | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

Is a quarter-million dollar salary enough to support a family of four in Northern Virginia? According to Virginia Del. Barbara Comstock, someone wh...

PHOTOS: Mount Diablo Has A Morbid Hidden Secret

Danville Patch | Posted 10.29.2012 | San Francisco
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It's something few people who have visited Mount Diablo have seen. In a grove of oak trees about 800 feet below the summit on the mountain's northe...

Tagg Romney Flubs 'Best' Dessert Declaration

Posted 08.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Who knew Mitt Romney's oldest son had such a thing for Northern Virginia desserts? Or that he'd choose the wrong desserts to like? Th...

Not Just Fried Food: The Best Things To Eat At The County Fair | Posted 10.29.2012 | Los Angeles

There are still two days left before the Los Angeles County Fair opens to the public in the Pomona Fairplex Fairgrounds Friday, and featured food stan...

Substitute Teacher Drunk At School

Patch | Posted 08.28.2012 | DC
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A woman serving as a substitute teacher at Stone Hill Middle School in Ashburn has been charged with drunk in public at the school. Someone working at...

School Shooter Cooperating With Police

Patch | Posted 08.27.2012 | DC
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UPDATED (10:03 p.m.)—A 15-year-old boy is said to be cooperating with police as they investigate his alleged involvement in a shooting at Perry Hall...


Patch | Posted 08.27.2012 | DC
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Alexandria will begin installing eight Capital Bikeshare stations on Monday, more than 10 months after City Council unanimously agreed to join the pop...


Patch | Peter Fournier | Posted 08.26.2012 | San Francisco
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To explain how Tennessee advanced to Little League World Series Championship game with a 24-16 victory over Petaluma National Little League on Saturda...

Black History Museum Hosts Parker-Gray Photography Exhibit

Patch | Posted 08.24.2012 | DC
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The Alexandria Black History Museum has opened a free photography exhibit: The Spirit of a Neighborhood Revisited: The Parker-Gray Community, 1985 -19...

Murder Suspect's Hunger Strike

Patch | Posted 08.23.2012 | DC
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Albrecht Muth recently re-initiated a hunger strike while undergoing psychiatric evaluation at St. Elizabeths. His fasting has resulted in his being a...

Health Inspectors Find Problems At Chick-fil-A

Posted 08.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Northern Virginia Chick-fil-A detractors: you've got some new fodder. Though this has nothing to do with gay rights politics. The new...

GOP Candidate's Use Of Deadly Force

Bedford Patch | Ryan O'Connor | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

In the face of criticism from both New Hampshire Democrats and high-ranking members of his own party, Republican candidate for Hillsborough County She...

In-N-Out Severs Ties With Slaughterhouse After Abuse Video Surfaces

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.21.2012 | Home

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A major fast food retailer has severed its ties with a Central California slaughterhouse being investigated to see if beef fro...

Scott Walker Opposes 'Outrageous' Republican

Mount Pleasant Patch | Heather Asiyanbi | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

Gov. Scott Walker said Tuesday that Republican Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin should drop out of the race after Akin made controversial comments ...

Women In Early 20s Charged In Brawl Over Last Pants In Their Size

Patch | Posted 08.21.2012 | DC
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Two women fighting over over the last pair of pants in their size were arrested and charged with assaulting each other Saturday afternoon at Lakefores...

A Deadly Summer For Sonoma County Cyclists | Posted 10.20.2012 | San Francisco
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It's been a lethal summer for Sonoma County cyclists with five people killed since mid-May and many more injured in altercations with cars. The lat...

Split Decision On Akin

Cleve Coeur Patch | Gregg Palermo | Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

U.S. Representative Todd Akin continued making the rounds on Conservative talk radio outlets Monday in an attempt to apologize for controversial remar...

Rumor About Reston Turns Out To Be True

Patch | Posted 08.20.2012 | DC
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Money Magazine came out with its annual "Best Places to Live" list on Monday - and Reston is in the Top 10. Reston comes in at No. 7 on the list. T...

Would You Make A Good Zombie?

Patch | Posted 08.20.2012 | DC
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Think you look your best in makeup? Maybe as a ghoul or zombie? Well, Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro is hosting auditions for 130 positions as Fr...

America's Oldest Professional Jockey Fights To Keep Racing

Posted 08.20.2012 | Fifty

They're not concerned about the younger jockeys who are riding and having accidents every day. Jockeys fall off leaving the starting gate, they don't bother them.