Nationals fire manager Williams after only 2 seasons

...managerial experience."Williams' string of open-to-second-guessing bullpen choices began last year during Washington's NL Division Series loss to San Francisco. He also was unable to overcome the roster's long list of injuries, including...
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Today in Sports History for Oct. 6

...had the previous record of 31 set 1948-50. The victory is also a conference record of 54 straight wins.1973 - Washington's Chris Rowland ties an NCAA record with four touchdown passes in the fourth quarter, but still loses to California...
Nats suspend Papelbon 4 games for fight with Harper

...appeal of a three-game ban from Major League Baseball for throwing at an opponent's head last week, and then missed Washington's 5-1 victory over Cincinnati. After that punishment ends, Papelbon serves the Nationals' suspension announced Monday...
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Ranks thinning, traditional GOP candidates try to adapt

...current GOP contenders try to break through, they're employing a two-track strategy: distance themselves from Washington's political elite while also building a campaign that can outlast voters' discontent if the anti-establishment mood...
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Felony pot charges for teens being reduced in Asotin County

ASOTIN, Wash. (AP) - A prosecutor in Washington's southeastern corner is reducing felony marijuana charges...Prosecutor Ben Nichols initially said an overhaul of Washington's medical marijuana law passed by the Legislature this...
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More problems found at state's first charter

SEATTLE - The state auditor has found sloppy bookkeeping, cash flow problems and a host of other issues at Washington's first charter school.The report comes on the same day that the Washington Supreme Court said it will allow more time...
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Russian troops already in Syria, Israel says

...mission to support them.Lavrov, who in the past days twice spoke with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry about Washington's concerns, bristled at the U.S. warnings and criticized America for failing to include Syria in the anti-IS coalition...
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Petersen returns to Boise as Huskies face No. 23 Broncos

...staffs. It's about the players."Petersen added an element of secrecy to his return by choosing not to announce who Washington's starting quarterback would be. That has led to speculation freshman Jake Browning will take the first snap, although...
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Spate of violence rattles DC's Union Station

WASHINGTON - An apparent domestic dispute halted trains at Washington's Union Station and led to momentary fears of a terrorist attack on the anniversary of Sept. 11.In Friday's outbreak of violence...
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NFL Preseason Capsules

...sacked three times and fumbling twice Thursday night in Washington's 21-17 exhibition victory over the Detroit Lions...left the field and entered the tunnel that leads to Washington's locker room. Griffin gave a thumb's up to spectators...


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