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Perspective | Only in Washington do NBA stars get $251 million participation trophies

Perspective | Only in Washington do NBA stars get $251 million participation trophies

Placeholder while article actions load We should all be so lucky one day to afford living in the wondrous land of make-believe. After signing the richest contract in Washington Wizards history, Bradley Beal has all the money necessary to build an estate — maybe four — in that dreamy paradise. Beal thinks he can win …

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Two young Washington stroke survivors share their stories with the hope of persuading women to monitor their blood pressure

Two young Washington stroke survivors share their stories with the hope of persuading women to monitor their blood pressure

Lisa Marie Westbrook admits that she shrugged off the warnings about high blood pressure. But seven years ago at age 40, she suffered an ischemic stroke that robbed her of the ability to walk and talk. After a long rehabilitation, she regained those skills. Today, Westbrook said one arm still is weak, but she’s made …

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