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SIMMONS: Build a new D.C. soccer stadium, but they all can’t come?

- The Washington Times

Well, residents of the nation’s capital are about to begin paying for a new soccer stadium for D.C. United, the pro team. Its proposed neighbors have put together a prenup to this public-private marriage that pretty, which predetermined how much residents will have to toss into the public coffers — $100 million, at least. And the city’s denizens won’t get that much in return.

FILE - This Jan. 14, 2014 file photo shows Daniel Bennett quarantined in an isolation unit at the National Institute of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Md., during research for a better flu vaccine. The NIH is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone. As early as Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, the physician is expected to be admitted to the same special isolation unit at NIH's hospital out of what the agency called "an abundance of caution," for observation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

U.S. doctor exposed to Ebola virus admitted to NIH hospital

- Associated Press

An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone was admitted Sunday to a hospital at the National Institutes of Health near the nation’s capital.

This undated photo provided by the  Charlottesville, Va. Police Department shows Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. Authorities are again searching the apartment of Matthew, and they believe he is the last person seen with University of Virginia student Hannah Graham before she disappeared. Matthew is being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving, but authorities also say they want to talk to him about 18-year-old Graham, who has been missing since Sept. 13. (AP Photo/Charlottesville, Va. Police Department)

Suspect in Hannah Graham case captured in Texas

- Associated Press

A man charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was captured on a Texas beach Wednesday, a day after police announced they had probable cause to arrest him.

New Tech Prep charter raises the bar on STEM

- The Washington Times

Donald Hense had a vision — make that two visions. The first fortuitously led to the other. The first occurred several years back, when Mr. Hense discovered there were no D.C. license plates in a Northern Virginia parking lot filled with science and technology experts and other professionals. That sight led to vision No. 2: Build a high-tech school for D.C. kids, and they will come.

Josh Young (seated), as the narrator Che, with a cinema crowd performing the song "Oh What a Circus" in the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical. (Photograph by Richard Termine)

‘Evita’ comes to Kennedy

Eva Peron, Argentina’s champion of the poor and advocate for women’s suffrage, continues to fascinate the world more than 60 years after her death.

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