Paul Beatty's 'The Sellout' is first US Booker Prize winnerPaul Beatty's "The Sellout," a stinging satire of race and class in the United States that has drawn comparisons to Richard Pryor and Mark Twain, won the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday _ the first time an American has taken the prestigious fiction award
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries , Washington, and JASON Learning , Ashburn, Virginia, are again inviting young filmmakers, artists and recycling advocates to participate in a poster and video contest to build awareness for recycling. The theme of this year's contest repeat's last year's theme, "Bigger than the Bin," with an added option to interview an ISRI member and learn about working in the recycling industry.
Recycling Today, Tue, Oct 25 2016 @ 08:50 AM
Vulgar images and racist phrases were spray painted on the Old Ashburn Schoolhouse in early October. Five teens have been charged for spray-painting vulgar and racist graffiti on a historic schoolhouse in Ashburn, Virginia, police say.
NBC Washington, Thu, Oct 20 2016 @ 06:50 PM
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at a campaign event in Ashburn, Va., on August 2. "I was seated next to a lady of great social pedigree and wealth," he wrote in 1997. "Her husband was sitting on the other side of the table, and we were having a very nice but extremely straight conversation.
The Washington Post, Thu, Oct 20 2016 @ 12:41 PM
There were only eight workers at the shipping company's office in Sterling, Virginia, but several were suffering from diarrhea and other severe digestive problems without any discernible cause, WTOP reported . One after another started reporting similar symptoms, but they couldn't identify what illness they had in common.
The Miami Herald, Mon, Oct 24 2016 @ 12:07 PM
Authorities have reportedly arrested a Virginia woman they say poured a cleaning agent used for windows and bathrooms into an office coffee machine, causing her co-workers to get sick. Local news organizations report that officials arrested 32-year-old Mayda Rivera-Juarez on Friday on charges of felony assault.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg, Tue, Oct 25 2016 @ 08:22 AM
A woman allegedly poured cleaning products into a coffee machine at work to poison colleagues, leaving some of them in need of medical treatment. Multiple employees at freight company JAS Forwarding Inc reported they became sick after drinking from the Keurig machine, police said.
Metro UK News, Mon, Oct 24 2016 @ 12:42 PM
OCTOBER 6: LuAnn Bennett , L, and Northern Virginia Representative Barbara Comstock , R, greet one another following their first debate in the race for the Virginia 10th Congressional District on October, 6, 2016 in Lansdowne, VA. Northern Virginia residents, stay tuned for even more commercials about the race for the 10th congressional between now and Nov. 8. Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock and Democratic challenger LuAnn Bennett and their allies on Tuesday launched a barrage of TV ads aimed at drowning out each other's messages in the final two weeks of a contentious contest.
The Washington Post, Tue, Oct 25 2016 @ 06:20 PM