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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times, covering topics on culture and politics. Originally from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Jessica graduated from the University of Florida where she received a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in mass communication.

During her time at University of Florida, she worked as an associate editor for The Gainesville Sun and interned at Entercom Communications. In 2011, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Paris museum commemorates Palestinian suicide bombers

A government-subsidized museum in Paris has opened a photography exhibition of Palestinian suicide bombers, remembering them as freedom fighters, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported Friday. Published June 9, 2013

A hot air balloon that crashed on Saturday, June 8, 2013, in Arvada, Colo., was one of several that authorities said were downed by gusty winds sweeping through the Denver area. (AP Photo/Arvada Fire Department, Scott Pribble)

4 hot air balloons go down in Denver area; 5 injured

Wind gusts caused four hot air balloons to crash in the Denver area Saturday, injuring at least five people. The unrelated accidents all happened within miles and about an hour of one another, Fox News reported. Published June 9, 2013