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Perry Stein

Reporter and Blogger — Washington Post
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Washington Post reporter covering DC, MD, and VA.

Does a Trump sign in a liberal neighborhood make it harder to sell a house? One homeowner’s quest. — Virginia may not be considered a fierce purple battleground this election, but that's not making the politics any easier for one Northern Virginia resident. A homeowner took to a message board Sunday to complain about her neighbor's sign supporting the Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump.

Bill Murray: The latest champion of D.C. statehood? — The fight for D.C. statehood received a high-profile shout-out from Bill Murray this past weekend during a flubbed Miley Cyrus performance in Washington. Cyrus was performing at the Kennedy Center on Sunday to honor comedian and actor Murray, the latest recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.

Video shows Metro Transit Police detaining teen girl — A cell phone video recorded by a relative of teenager Lashay Blocker shows Metro Transit police detaining her after she allegedly refused to leave the Georgia Avenue-Petworth Metro station for carrying food inside. ( ) Video shows Metro Transit police detaining teen girl

Education Secretary visits Coolidge, a high school struggling with tragedy — Kaelia Minor was supposed to attend her Principles of U.S. Government class Friday. The Coolidge High School senior should have been there alongside a dozen classmates as John B. King Jr., the U.S. Secretary of Education, delivered a guest lecture, talking about graduation rates and what schools can do better to keep students on track.

Avenues - - Manchester, NH — An exterior view of a Minim House. (Washington Post photo/Linda Davidson) Brian Levy, creator of Minim Built, sits inside a tiny house that will go into production in the District of Columbia. (Washington Post photo/Linda Davidson) Brian Levy, left, and Chris VanArsdale are two of the owners of Minim Built, which plans to build prefabricated versions of the house and deliver them to U.S.

The Beatles played their first U.S. concert here. Now an REI is moving in. — The vaulted, concrete-domed Uline Arena in Northeast Washington can tell a D.C. story better than most. Its transformation has followed the ups and downs of the city's history - experiencing both glorious and unremarkable moments throughout its 75-year life.

One year later: 10 questions on the Silver Line — Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the opening of the first phase of the Silver Line. How well do you know the newest Metro line? 1 How many new stations opened as part of Phase 1 of the Silver Line?

Long-standing feud leads to fatal stabbing of D.C. teen — It was late in the summer when Kaelia Minor and Kyla Jones came to blows. Jones accused Kaelia of throwing candy in a friend's face. The teenagers met at a bus stop on Gallatin Street in Northwest Washington. "If you want to make it a problem, we can make it a problem," Jones said Kaelia told her.

Va. dancing police officer wows again. This time at a school pep rally. — The dance moves of Virginia police officer Deuntay Diggs have earned him another brush with social media fame. Diggs danced to Beyonce's 'Formation' in uniform at an Oct. 14 pep rally at North Stafford High School in Stafford County. Digg received national attention in August when he was captured on video dancing to the same song.

‘The Dancing Beyoncé Deputy’: He has gone viral twice for his dance moves — Deuntay Diggs, a sheriff's deputy in Virginia, knows what to do when you experience a brief brush with fame. You field media calls, accept the warm accolades from family and friends, take selfies with the occasional person who may ask. And then go back to work.
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Oct 25, 2016

RT @kristoncapps: Don't miss this stellar story by @Matt_D_Cohen on artist Bill Warrell and the end of Blagden Alley:

Oct 24, 2016

RT @phscoop: Education secretary visits Coolidge, a D.C. high school struggling with tragedy . Backstory:

Oct 21, 2016

ED Sec John King is guest lecturing a civics class today at Coolidge High

Oct 19, 2016

Kaelia Miner's teacher said kids took the PSAT's as normal today. "These things happen frequently. We have to keep the students focused."

Oct 19, 2016

Friends and family gathering to remember 17 y/o Kaelia Miner at the bus stop where she was murdered this week

Oct 19, 2016

Some concert posters of some little known bands that once played at the spot of D.C.s new REI store in NoMa

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