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    • ‘The Mission Was to Bring Down Bill O'Reilly’: The Final Days of a Fox News Superstar

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia, Ben Terris
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    O’Reilly has called the claims against him unfounded and Fox has remained a ratings force.

    "‘The Mission Was to Bring Down Bill O'Reilly’: The Final Days of a Fox News Superstar" is from the April 21, 2017 Style section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and Ben Terris and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This is all about hate.

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    • How Rubio Helped His Ex-Con Brother-In-Law Acquire a Real Estate License

    • By: Scott Higham, Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "How Rubio Helped His Ex-Con Brother-In-Law Acquire a Real Estate License" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Scott Higham and Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in State Prison

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Comic legend Bill Cosby, a once-beloved father figure and moralizing African American cultural icon, was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison Tuesday in a sexual assault case that was capped by the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

    "Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3 to 10 Years in State Prison" is from the September 25, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How the ‘Bad Boys of Brexit’ Forged Ties with Russia and the Trump Campaign — and Came Under Investigators’ Scrutiny

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia, Rosalind S. Helderman, William Booth, and others
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 19 mins
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    BRISTOL, England — On Aug. 19, 2016, Arron Banks, a wealthy British businessman, sat down at the palatial residence of the Russian ambassador to London for a lunch of wild halibut and Belevskaya pastila apple sweets accompanied by Russian white wine.

    "How the ‘Bad Boys of Brexit’ Forged Ties with Russia and the Trump Campaign — and Came Under Investigators’ Scrutiny" is from the June 28, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia, Rosalind S. Helderman, William Booth and Tom Hamburger and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Three Years and 60 Accusers Later, Bill Cosby's Trial Begins. But Only One Woman Will Decide His Fate.

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 15 mins
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    As the Bill Cosby sex scandal spread, flaring into a media firestorm, the woman best positioned to confront him in a criminal court kept returning to her tattoo artist.

    "Three Years and 60 Accusers Later, Bill Cosby's Trial Begins. But Only One Woman Will Decide His Fate." is from the May 20, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Two More Women Allege Assaults by Bill Cosby; Total Now 60

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Two More Women Allege Assaults by Bill Cosby; Total Now 60" is from the August 8, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Inside Bill Cosby's Secluded Courthouse Hideaway, Where He Waits for a Jury to Decide His Fate

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Each day, as the jury deliberates his fate, Bill Cosby is guided to the clandestine space by his press spokesman and a tiny, curly haired woman in a floppy hat who for years has been his road manager. 

    "Inside Bill Cosby's Secluded Courthouse Hideaway, Where He Waits for a Jury to Decide His Fate" is from the June 15, 2017 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Three Weeks Since Hurricane Maria, Much of Puerto Rico Still Dark, Dry, Frustrated

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia, Arelis R. Hernández
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Late each night, Rafael Surillo Ruiz, the mayor of a town with one of Puerto Rico’s most critical ports, drives for miles on darkened roads, easing around downed power lines and crumpled tree branches — to check his email.

    "Three Weeks Since Hurricane Maria, Much of Puerto Rico Still Dark, Dry, Frustrated" is from the October 11, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and Arelis R. Hernández and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • In a PR Blitz Before His Trial, Bill Cosby Blames Racism for Sexual Assault Claims

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    In a rare interview airing Tuesday, Bill Cosby says he does not expect to testify at his upcoming felony sexual assault trial and that he believes racism played a big role in the scandal that has engulfed his life.

    "In a PR Blitz Before His Trial, Bill Cosby Blames Racism for Sexual Assault Claims" is from the May 16, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Michael Avenatti, The Adrenaline-Fueled Lawyer Taking on President Trump

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    In the small hours on the morning of his 41st birthday, lawyer Michael Avenatti lay restless at his home in Newport Beach, Calif. He was waiting on an email, and it finally arrived, with brain-rattling force, around 5:30 a.m.

    "Michael Avenatti, The Adrenaline-Fueled Lawyer Taking on President Trump" is from the March 25, 2018 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Rubio Secured a Spot on a 9/11 Committee. Then He Skipped Many of the Meetings

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    "Rubio Secured a Spot on a 9/11 Committee. Then He Skipped Many of the Meetings" is from the Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Inside Marco Rubio’s Messy American Express Statements

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia, Sean Sullivan, Tom Hamburger
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Inside Marco Rubio’s Messy American Express Statements" is from the November 09, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia, Sean Sullivan and Tom Hamburger and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Mother Testifies in Support of Her Daughter's Allegation of Sexual Assault by Bill Cosby

    • By:  Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Bill Cosby was more than just a television star to the family of Kelly Johnson, a woman who worked for the famed entertainer’s personal appearances agent.

    "Mother Testifies in Support of Her Daughter's Allegation of Sexual Assault by Bill Cosby" is from the June 06, 2017 Arts and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by  Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Surprising Reason a Bill Cosby Accuser Is Withdrawing Her Lawsuit

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "The Surprising Reason a Bill Cosby Accuser Is Withdrawing Her Lawsuit" is from the June 24, 2016 Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • Trump Associate Roger Stone Reveals New Contact with Russian National During 2016 Campaign

    • By: Manuel Roig-Franzia, Rosalind S. Helderman
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The man, who called himself Henry Greenberg, offered damaging information about Hillary Clinton, Trump’s presumptive Democratic opponent in the upcoming presidential election, according to Stone who spoke about the previously unreported incident in interviews with The Washington Post. Greenberg, who did not reveal the information he claimed to possess, wanted Trump to pay $2 million for the political dirt, Stone said.

    "Trump Associate Roger Stone Reveals New Contact with Russian National During 2016 Campaign" is from the June 17, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Manuel Roig-Franzia and Rosalind S. Helderman and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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