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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

** FILE ** George Zimmerman (Associated Press)

Associated Press article Monday describes George Zimmerman as 'white'

As several public figures call for action by the Department of Justice into the possible violation of Trayvon Martin's civil rights, an article published by the Associated Press on Monday described the man who killed him, 29-year-old Hispanic George Zimmerman, as "white." Published July 16, 2013

** FILE ** This May 21, 2009, photo released by CNN, shows host Nancy Grace, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/CNN, Mark Hill)

Nancy Grace: Zimmerman 'driving through Taco Bell every night, having a churro'

As race relations continue to boil over following the George Zimmerman verdict, Nancy Grace had some bizarre allegations against the Hispanic 29-year-old on Friday night, after she suggested he is living a normal life, "driving through Taco Bell every night, having a churro," while Trayvon Martin is still dead. Published July 16, 2013

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Rock band Korn starts growing corn

Rock band Korn went on a health kick recently while recording their new album "The Paradigm Shift," and have been hard at work the past few months growing corn. Published July 15, 2013