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Afternoon Lede Check – 8.5.14

U.S. general killed at Afghan military academy (Washington Post). Gallego Invites Boehner to Southwest Border (Roll Call). FOUND: Anne Arundel teen with developmental disabilities (CBS 9).

From WaPo to WJLA, here are the stories that are leading your homepages today, after the jump…

The Washington Post: U.S. general killed at Afghan military academy

USA Today: Porch shooting defendant grilled by prosecutors

POLITICO: Kansas showdown: The tea party’s last shot

The HillUS general killed in Afghanistan

Roll CallGallego Invites Boehner to Southwest Border

Daily Caller: Let Them Eat Quinoa – Michelle Obama Policy Axes Cupcake Fundraiser For WWII Vets

The Washington TimesWhite House won’t rule out executive action to change tax code, target ‘corporate deserters’

National JournalIt’s Official: There Is a New Edward Snowden

Washington ExaminerAfghan attack kills U.S. major general, wounds 15


WTOP: Afghan attack kills US major general

ABC 7: 2-star U.S. general killed in Afghanistan base attack; highest ranking military officer killed since 9/11

NBC 4: McDonnell’s Scheduler: Maureen Had a “Blind Spot”

CBS 9: FOUND: Anne Arundel teen with developmental disabilities

Fox 5: Health aide testifies in McDonnell corruption trial

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