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    • Is the White House Haunted? A History of Spooked Presidents, Prime Ministers and Pets.

    • By: Theresa Vargas
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    In addition to its political ghosts, the White House has long housed unsettling specters of a different, more bump-in-the-night kind, if numerous former leaders and their staff members are to be believed.

    "Is the White House Haunted? A History of Spooked Presidents, Prime Ministers and Pets." is from the October 30, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Theresa Vargas and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Hugh Hefner, the Murder of Dorothy Stratten and the Dark Side of Playboy

    • By: Theresa Vargas
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Hugh Hefner grieved in green silk.One of his most promising Playboy Playmates, 20-year-old Dorothy Stratten, had been murdered, and Hefner was giving Village Voice writer Teresa Carpenter a glimpse at what he had otherwise kept private. After Stratten was shot in the face by her estranged husband on Aug. 14, 1980, Hefner issued an emotionless news release and went into a media-free seclusion.

    "Hugh Hefner, the Murder of Dorothy Stratten and the Dark Side of Playboy" is from the September 29, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Theresa Vargas and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • ‘Not Built for This’: What Fails in the Extreme Cold? Just About Everything.

    • By: Steve Hendrix, Theresa Vargas
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    You can’t fight fire with ice. That’s a frozen fact that public safety officials are grappling with as extreme cold continues to grip Washington and much of the rest of the country this week. Broken water mains make fire hydrants weak. The water that firefighters carry on their trucks can freeze. Pumps lock up. Firefighters fall down.

    "‘Not Built for This’: What Fails in the Extreme Cold? Just About Everything." is from the January 04, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Steve Hendrix and Theresa Vargas and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • She Inspired Those with down Syndrome as Unstoppable — until She Wasn't

    • By: Theresa Vargas
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "She Inspired Those with down Syndrome as Unstoppable — until She Wasn't" is from the March 17, 2016, Life and Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Theresa Vargas and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘Oh God! Help Me!’: In California’s Deadliest Fire, Survivors Watched Co-Workers Die

    • By: Theresa Vargas
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    If Sylvan Creecy had run in another direction, he might have ended up on the concrete floor of a makeshift morgue, lying beside the men he had worked alongside that day in 1933. Instead, he spent the hours after California’s deadliest fire writing about what he witnessed in the last moments of his unlucky coworkers’ lives.

    "‘Oh God! Help Me!’: In California’s Deadliest Fire, Survivors Watched Co-Workers Die" is from the December 15, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Theresa Vargas and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • ‘Nightmare to the Citizens of Philadelphia’: Officer Put Back on Force After 3 Shootings in 3 Years

    • By: Theresa Vargas, Kimbriell Kelly
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 24 mins
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    Most officers will never fire their weapons while on duty. Mann, a nine-year member of the Philadelphia Police Department, shot three people in just over three years. The shooting in the alley, on Aug. 9, 2012, would prove fatal and prompt the police commissioner to try to fire Mann.

    "‘Nightmare to the Citizens of Philadelphia’: Officer Put Back on Force After 3 Shootings in 3 Years" is from the October 07, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Theresa Vargas and Kimbriell Kelly and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • ‘I’m Such a Failure Right Now’: A Mom Pleads on Craigslist for Christmastime Help

    • By: Theresa Vargas
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The way Tyshika Britten saw it, she had a choice. She could explain to children who still believe in Santa Claus that some years are harder for him than others. She could stand on the street with a sign and a bucket. Or she could turn to an unlikely place for help — Craigslist.

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