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D.C. Campaign Finance Officials File Complaint Against Brown Committee

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The complaint from the Office of Campaign Finance accuses Kwame Brown's campaign committee of failing to report more than $100,000 in contributions during his 2008 bid for re-election.

The complaint also accuses the Brown campaign of failing to report or substantiate nearly $350,000 in expenditures.?? The complaint largely resembles an audit from April that also scrutinized Brown's campaign finances.??

Brown has said all funds were spent on campaign-related expenses.??

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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, July 30, 2015

Folk music descends on Vienna this weekend. Elsewhere in Virginia, jazz music takes over a performing arts venue. 

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You Say Striped Bass, I Say Rockfish. What's In A Fish Name?

Legally, a single fish species can go by many names from sea to plate, and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to combat illegal fishing and fraud.
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A Congressional Attempt To Speed The Development Of Lifesaving Treatments

Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act in a rare bi-partisan effort. The bill is meant to speed the development of lifesaving treatments, but critics warn it may also allow ineffective or even harmful drugs onto the market.

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Oculus Uses 'Henry' Premiere To Wet Appetites For Its Virtual Reality Headset

The virtual reality company Oculus is close to releasing a headset for games, movies and other entertainment. The company premiered an animated short called Henry that will come with the headsets.

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