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Assailants Sought In Deadly Convenience Store Robbery

The owner of a corner market store in Northwest Washington has died after an armed robbery in his store on July 4.

D.C. police were called to the scene in the 5500 block of Colorado Avenue NW Friday evening and found 76-year-old James Oh of Rockville, Maryland, suffering from trauma to the head.

According to police, two men entered the store and demanded money, and one of the men hit Oh on the head with his gun.

D.C. police are looking for the people responsible for the death. They say the two men left the scene in a black Jeep, which was stolen on July 4 and has since been recovered.

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Writer James Alan McPherson, Winner Of Pulitzer, MacArthur And Guggenheim, Dies At 72

McPherson, the first African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, has died at 72. His work explored the intersection of white and black lives with deftness, subtlety and wry humor.
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Oyster Archaeology: Ancient Trash Holds Clues To Sustainable Harvesting

Modern-day oyster populations in the Chesapeake are dwindling, but a multi-millennia archaeological survey shows that wasn't always the case. Native Americans harvested the shellfish sustainably.

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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Trump's Cyber Comments Rouse The Democrats

As they bolster their case that Hillary Clinton is ready to be commander in chief, Democrats are seizing on Donald Trump's comments seemingly encouraging Russia to use cyber-espionage against Clinton.

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