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Wednesday
Nov142012

Petraeus Affair: Paula Broadwell’s Lost License Found in DC Park

ISAF via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A jogger recently discovered the North Carolina driver’s license of Paula Broadwell, the woman whose affair with David Petraeus led to his resignation as CIA director, in Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C., Maryland Park Police told ABC News.

Broadwell has often discussed how she went running with the former general when she was interviewing him for the biography of him she co-authored, All In: The Education of General David Petraeus.

The license was turned in to police by a jogger with the Maryland Park Police, but was initially discovered in Washington, D.C.  According to a Park Police spokesman, the park police notified the FBI’s Washington Field Office and will hold it for 90 days.

The affair between Broadwell and Petraeus was discovered after another woman, Jill Kelley, reported receiving what she called harassing emails that were traced to Broadwell's account.  Investigators are said to have found intimate emails in Broadwell’s inbox that pointed to the affair with Petraeus.  Petraeus announced his resignation as CIA director on Friday.

Broadwell is believed to be staying at her brother’s residence in the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood in Washington, which is near Rock Creek Park.  The park extends from central Washington into Maryland and is popular with runners and cyclists.

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Monday
Apr112011

Illinois Dog Park May Require People Licenses

Kane Skennar/Photodisc/Thinkstock(AURORA, Ill.) -- What's good for Fido should apparently be good for his owner.

There's talk that the Kane County Forest Preserve District near Aurora, Illinois may actually make it mandatory for people to wear a license around their necks if they use the local dog park.

It's a suggestion that's been made to help raise funds for the struggling municipality.  Officials are discussing charging an annual fee for park visitation that would basically require people to wear a badge attached to a lanyard.

This raised the fur of some folks with pooches, according to preserve spokeswoman Laurie Methanchuk, who "thought we were kind of making the owners wear a leash, which is not the case at all."

Still, if the plan goes through, residents would have to pay $40 for use of the four dog parks, double that for non-residents.

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