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WASHINGTON (AP) Officials say there will be military training flights in the Washington area on Thursday. The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the flight will be from midnight to three a.m. involving Air Force and Civil Air Patrol aircraft.

WASHINGTON (AP) A D.C. man who falsely claimed to be a Congressman from Georgia won't face charges after all. Prosecutors today moved to dismiss a case against D.C. resident Walter Nelson Lewis Junior for wearing a lapel pin reserved for members of Congress.

WASHINGTON (AP) News analysts say a hidden-camera video by conservative activist James O'Keefe targeting NPR was edited to showcase inflammatory remarks from a public radio executive. Analysts from the Poynter Institute and The Blaze told NPR they found a short version of the video deceiving when compared with the full two-hour tape.

WASHINGTON (AP) First lady Michelle Obama is discussing her campaign to combat childhood obesity during a conference in Washington. Obama is scheduled to address the National League of Cities conference today about her "Let's Move!" physical fitness campaign.

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