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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Keeping the civil rights movement's past alive in Virginia

HISTORY OFTEN remembers leaders and overlooks small acts of heroism. A Northern Virginia archive of the civil rights movement will help correct that bias, mindful that memory is often faulty and that tectonic changes result from an accumulation of small cracks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat, African-American, Prince William County, VA, Opinion

18 hrs ago | New Media Journal

Spending & Morality

Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Temple University, Los Angeles County, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Upcoming Civil War lecture in Alexandria on July 22nd by historian Ron Beavers

The Alexandria Civil War Sesquicentennial lecture series continues this summer with a presentation entitled, Legal and Political Aspects of the Civil War by historian Ron Beavers.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Alexandria, VA, Fairfax County, VA, American University

Examiner.com

2014 Advanced Placement scores are now available

In case you missed the email, Advanced Placement scores for tests taken in May began rolling out on a region-by-region basis this past weekend on www.apscore.org .

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, University of Virginia

Potomac Local

Scott Lee Peterson

Scott Lee Peterson, 54, of Triangle, VA passed away peacefully on July 1, 2014, at Virginia Hospital Center after a brief illness.

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Related Topix: Triangle, VA, Woodbridge, VA, Arlington, VA

The Washington Post

The Supreme Courta s secular Jewish cabala s war on religious freedom?

"It's no coincidence that three of the four dissenters in Hobby Lobby were Jews with limited attachment to their religious heritage.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Arlington, VA, Science / Technology

American Thinker

Evidence of an Ominous American Climate Change

A new "nationally representative survey" has concluded that the number of Americans who still have free minds is now low enough to warrant intensifying the psychological warfare in order to finish them off for good.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, US News

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Candidates set for special election

Two candidates are set to square off in an Aug. 19 special election for a House of Delegates seat to replace retiring Democratic Del.

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Related Topix: Arlington County, VA, Fairfax County, VA

Potomac Local

Kaine Pushes for More Funding for Career Training for Students Bypassing Traditional College Path

Megan Devine says she was never one of those "rich kids" who didn't have to worry about paying for college.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Illinois

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Free Republic

The Presidency Has Turned Into an 'Elective Monarchy'

The Once and Future King: The Rise of Crown Government in America , by F.H. Buckley, Encounter Books, 2014, 319 pages, $27.99.

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Daily Kos

Democrats Need To Steal the GOP's Playbook

This is my very first Daily Kos post. Many of you may know my twitter handle, but I have something that cannot be expressed in 140 character bursts, so I thought I would do it here.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, US News, Liberal Political News

The Daily News Journal

Meet Heritage Award winners Dailey & Vincent

Darrin Vincent said Jamie Dailey's voice really struck a chord with him at the 2001 International Bluegrass Music Association awards show, where they first met.

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Related Topix: Dailey & Vincent, Grand Ole Opry, Comedy Movies, Music!, Murfreesboro, TN

National Public Radio

It's A Nice Day For A Flash Wedding

You've heard of pop-up restaurants, flash mobs and other hipster happenings. Now comes a pair of entrepreneurs in Washington, D.C., offering pop-up weddings for those who want to elope, but do it with flair.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Reason Magazine

The Presidency Has Turned Into an 'Elective Monarchy'

Try making sense out of what Americans tell pollsters. According to the Pew Research Center, fewer than one in five of us trusts the federal government .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

World Magazine

Web Reads: How is lightning like a radical feminist?

Reverse discrimination? Men are more likely than women to die from lightning strikes.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

New Media Journal

Economic Freedom

Born in Philadelphia in 1936, Walter E. Williams holds a bachelor's degree in economics from California State University and a Master's degree and doctorate in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Temple University, Los Angeles County, CA

The Washington Post

What you know about July 4th is wrong

You learned in school about what happened in July 1776, and think you have a good handle on events surrounding American independence from Great Britain.

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Related Topix: Philadelphia, PA, Painting, Arts, Education

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Lawsites

Podcast: The Legal Status of Unaccompanied Minor Immigrants

The influx of unaccompanied minors across the Mexico/U.S. border is fast becoming a humanitarian crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

The Washington Post

A partial blogging hiatus

I will be on at least a partial hiatus from blogging during most of the month of July because I will be out of the country during that time.

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Related Topix: Blog News, World News, China, Asia, Taiwan, University of Pennsylvania, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Washington Post

Nomos volume on a oeFederalism and Subsidiaritya

Academics, policy analysts, and legal commentators with an interest in issues related to federalism may wish to check out the new Nomos volume on "Federalism and Subsidiarity," edited by Jacob Levy and James Fleming , just published by NYU Press.

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Related Topix: Boston University, University of Pennsylvania, World News, Germany, Argentina, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

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