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Political (Girl) Power reigns Newsbabes 2011

Washington newswomen (and Bob!) come together for one night to make an impact in the community.

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DJ Flounder from DC101 kept the pink party going at the 3rd Annual Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer. Held at the Fairmont on M Street, the reception was hosted by more than a dozen DC newswomen.

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WTOP’s Bob Madigan was an honorary host this year- helping us spread the word that men- you too can get breast cancer.The bash helps kick-off DC’s Komen Race for the Cure June 4th.
Guest speakers included Ambassador Nancy Brinker, Health & Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and DC First Lady Jonice Gray Tucker. Breast cancer survivors DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and FOX News Channel’s Jennifer Griffin wowed the crowd with their inspiring stories. Pictures by Neshan Naltchayan and Manny Fantis.

Party Photos by Metromix DC

  Great Moments

It's Coming: CAPITOL CAREAOKE

Don’t miss the chance to see your favorite network and local news personalities make fools of themselves on stage! That’s right it’s time for the 2011 Capitol Careaoke Competition.

This year it’s February 22nd and once again is all to benefit the wonderful organization ChildHelp. Check out Megyn Kelly and the FOX NEWS team’s performance last year below. This year FOX NEWS is back along with teams from CNN, MSNBC, WUSA, FOX5, ABC7 and NBC4!

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Resolutions by Popular Washingtonians

From an infectiously funny editor-in-chief to a City Shop Girl and some newsmakers and tastemakers thrown in for good measure Laura Carlson at the Washington Examiner has a handful of individuals with some serious resolve for 2011. Check them out here or click the slide show below.

Newsbabes Bash 'New Site'

Check out the Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer’s new website dcnewsbabes.org . We’ve got video, pictures and event updates galore up. Be sure to stay tuned for details for the annual event coming this May. It’s gonna be bigger and better than ever!

Great Dane takes the Dance Floor at 'LOVE BALL'

Doggies danced til the dropped at LOVE BALL, Cute Video Below 

Doggies danced and get down (or in this Great Dane’s case UP) on the dance floor! Montgomery County Humane Society’s annual LOVE BALL held at the Hyatt RegencyBethesda was a night of big awards, a great auction and of course the animals! Read more on the event at wusa9… 

WUSA’s JC Hayward presented and FOX 5’s Holly Morris emceed  

 

Colleen Laughlin and Angie get excited about the doggy bag 

 

WUSA’s Andrea Roane and husband Mike with pooches Kiwi and Lowey 

 

Doggy Bar 

 

TMI but TOO CUTE not to share 

Happy Birthday Lindsay & Alison

Happy birthday wishes to two great news personalities and friends in DC. Lindsay Czarniak and Alison Starling toasted another year together in the company of close friends and co-workers at the Ritz-Carlton Georgetown. Both birthday gals were glowing… Lindsay in pale pink cocktail dress and Alison with perfectly feathered hair. Lotsa media heads were in the room including Laura Evans from FOX5, NBC’s Wendy Reiger, WJLA’s Kris Van CleaveRebecca Cooper, Courtney Robinson and Julie Parker and radio friends Sarah Fraser Hot 99.5 and Tommy McFly now with FRESH 94.7FM. (Congrats Tommy boy on the new gig!)

With the birthday girl

Coop got the scoop on Alison!

John and Courtney

 Radio friends Sarah and Tommy

Luxxery… making Georgetown look better

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DC’s beautiful people joined celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Ayman Hakki for the official launch of his new Luxxery Express location in Georgetown. While touring the new facility, guests enjoyed specialty cocktails, Peacock Cafe hors d’oeuvres and Frosting a Cupcakery cupcakes!

“I love being a doctor, and I love working in DC. I grew up here, so all my life I have wanted to come back, be a plastic surgeon in Georgetown…and I have fulfilled that.” ~Dr. Hakki

K Street Kate’s Kate Michael and her friends Rachel, Nelson and Katy attended the event to support the Hakki family and Luxxery Express. Other notable guests included FOX 5’s Will Thomas and Tonya Lumpkin.. formerly known as rapper Sole’

 By Rachel DeMita, special to OMG

Mugged: No White Castle Love in Washington

24 Fans where’s Jack Bauer when you need him? Kal Penn of  “Harold and Kumar” fame got mugged this morning and held up at gunpoint according to TMZ. It happened early this morning while Penn was walking through a Washington DC neighborhood.

The attacker took Penn’s wallet and some other stuff. Doesn’t seem like there are any leads just yet.

Penn who has a passion for acting recently left the industry to pursue a career in politics when Obama got in office.

Related: FOX 5’s Will Thomas Mugged at Gunpoint

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