Afternoon Lede Check – 7.3.14

The US economy adds 288,000 jobs, pushes Dow Jones above 17,000. Whistleblower goes to war with VA hospital over secret waiting lists. And Hurricane Arthur prompts evacuations.

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

The Washington PostSevere thunderstorm warning for region

USA TodayDetective: Dad was sexting while son was in hot car

POLITICO: New twist in Common Core wars

The HillUS economy adds 288,000 jobs, pushes Dow Jones above 17,000

Roll CallMcDaniel Offers $15K Reward for Voter Fraud Evidence

Daily Caller: ‘RETALIATION FOR BLOWING THE WHISTLE’ – Whistleblower Goes To War With VA Hospital Over Secret Waiting Lists

The Washington TimesFreudian slip? Obama to naturalize ‘illegal’ immigrants during July 4 ceremony

National JournalFacebook to Face Formal Complaint for Manipulating Users’ Emotions

Washington ExaminerThe Republican who has followed Ted Kennedy’s path


WTOP: Hurricane Arthur prompts evacuations

ABC 7: Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 9 p.m. tonight for much of the D.C. region

NBC 4: Here Comes the Storm: Rain, Thunder Sweeping Across Area

CBS 9: Hurricane Arthur heads for North Carolina

Fox 5: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued until 9 pm for DC area