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Brian Orakpo out for Redskins season with torn pectoral muscle

washingtontimes.com — Redskins outside linebacker Brian Orakpo will miss the rest of the season with a torn right pectoral muscle, coach Jay Gruden said Monday. Orakpo sustained the injury early in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 19-17 win over the Tennessee Titans while attempting to tackle running back Bishop Sankey.
Oct 21, 2014

RT @Tom_Schad: Another pectoral injury marked the end of Brian Orakpo's season, and possibly his career with #Redskins: wtim.es/1ybQsBV

Terry Branstad boldly bucks anti-mustache sentiment in politics

washingtontimes.com — DES MOINES, Iowa - Without his mustache, Gov. Terry Branstad would be reduced to stubble. So goes one of the tongue-in-cheek theories about Mr. Branstad 's decades-old cookie duster, which the Republican will wear into the November election as he seeks another term in office and a piece of political history by extending his record as the nation's longest-serving governor.
Oct 21, 2014

"Without his mustache, Gov. Terry Branstad would be reduced to stubble." @SethMcLaughlin1 on five-term Iowa governor bit.ly/1t3UfB3

Muriel Bowser pulls ahead in D.C. mayor's race: poll

washingtontimes.com — A new poll suggests Democrat Muriel Bowser is gaining momentum in the D.C. mayor's race as an increasing number of voters settle on a candidate ahead of the Nov. 4 election. Ms. Bowser leads independent David A. Catania by 12 points in the survey, released Monday by Economic Growth D.C.

'Breaking Bad' action figure sold at Toys 'R' Us comes with fake meth

washingtontimes.com — Thousands of people have signed an online petition asking Toys 'R' Us to stop selling a "Breaking Bad" action figure that comes with fake meth. "I was very shocked and appalled," said Susan Schrivjer, a mother and creator of the petition, who appeared on the "Today" show Sunday.