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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 jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

Glenn Close: I grew up in a cult

Glenn Close has revealed that before she went on to become an award-winning actress, she spent most of her childhood growing up in communes with a religious cult. Published October 16, 2014

A hazardous materials worker suits up before entering the Hart Senate Office Building at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC Thursday, November 1, 2001.

Ebola mania: Hazmat suits selling out online

Whether it's fear of the deadly Ebola virus or spirit of the Halloween season, hazardous-material suits are being snatched up at Amazon.com at a rapid pace. Published October 16, 2014

A photo of a traveler in a homemade "hazmat" suit at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., is making the internet rounds as hundreds of real suits are selling out online. (Twitter/Hall Carter)

Dulles traveler in homemade hazmat suit goes viral

A photo of a traveler in a homemade "hazmat" suit at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., is making the internet rounds as hundreds of real suits are selling out online. Published October 16, 2014