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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

Ole Miss fan passes out, spends $908 on Uber cab

An Ole Miss fan who apparently partied too hard after his team lost to TCU last week in Atlanta accidentally passed out in an Uber cab and racked up a $908 fare en route to his home address in Mississippi. Published January 6, 2015

Bottles of alcohol are seen lining the shelves of a liquor store Aug. 31, 2009, in Springfield, Ill. (Associated Press)

Oklahoma bill would ban DUI offenders from buying alcohol

Oklahoma State Sen. Patrick Anderson is proposing a bill that would require DUI offenders to carry an identification card that declares they are "alcohol restricted," prohibiting them from buying or consuming alcohol for a court-approved period of time. Published January 6, 2015