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8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Rare D.C. house-call doctor straddles two Washingtons

Isak Mauritzon, 11, and his family, visiting the District from Sweden, were set to visit museums in the District last Wednesday when Isak complained that his ear hurt.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Family Practice, Medicine

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Mon Aug 18, 2014

University Business

Admiral William H. McRaven named University of Texas chancellor

The governing board of The University of Texas System has selected Admiral William H. McRaven, currently commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, to take over as chancellor in January 2015.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, Paul Smith's College, New York

WJLA-TV Arlington

Pay It Forward: Special program uses music education to empower D.C. students

Jeffery Tribble Jr. and Diane Granger were both members of the Howard University Marching Band.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Milloy: Sign of surrender won't deliver justice or change system

Of all the responses to the recent police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News

Common Dreams

Missing in Action: AFL-CIO Should Be in Ferguson

Hands Up, Don't Shoot: Howard University students in Washington, DC stand in solidarity with the people of Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, The Federation, Alternative, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

KFI

Howard University Freshmen Take Photo Pushing Social Movement

Social media has been helping to spread awareness about the current conflict in Ferguson, Missouri and none was more powerful than the freshman class photo taken at Howard University.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

USA Today

National parties reaching out to black voters

With less than three months until Election Day, Republicans and Democrats are stepping up efforts to court black voters - particularly in the South.

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Related Topix: US News, Reince Priebus, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Morehouse College

McClatchy

Residents of St. Louis area share their perspectives on Brown killing

Lesley McSpadden stood in the middle of Canfield Drive, dropping rose petals onto the bloodstains left from the violence that took her 18-year-old son, Michael Brown, just after noon on Aug. 9. A week after the killing, protests, marches and prayer vigils continue to be held, all under the watchful eye of the nation and beyond, with President ... (more)

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Related Topix: St Louis County, MO, Jay Nixon, US Governors, University City, MO, Saint Louis University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Meet the Editor: Malaika Adero

Even as a high school student, Malaika Adero knew that she wanted to work in the book publishing industry.

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Related Topix: Dance, Arts, Literature, Libraries, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

AmericanBankingNews.com

Hands Up: Howard University Photo Of Students In Solidarity Goes Viral

A photo of black students with their hands raised is becoming a symbol of solidarity after Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, was shot by a police officer Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Daily Mail

Spiritual people are more likely to be aggressive when drunk - and...

Bali murder suspect is 'PREGNANT' and 'had sex with boyfriend after killing her mother and stuffing her in a suitcase'... as videos emerge of lovers partying with dead mom's cash at top hotels Two missing Amish girls, aged six and 12, are found safe after ESCAPING two male kidnappers who hid them in an isolated home after snatching them from a ... (more)

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City Paper

District Line Daily: The Beer Issue

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Skanner

Tuskegee Airman Lt. Colonel Edward P. Drummond, Jr. 1926-2014

Drummond was a member of the last official class of the Tuskegee Program that trained African American pilots for combat duty in the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

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Related Topix: Tuskegee, AL, US Military, US News, US Army, US Air Force, Recreational Vehicle, Aspen

City Paper

The Needle: Broken Love

She Loves Me Not: The District Department of Transportation cut several "love locks" off the Key Bridge today in the name of safety.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

The Washington Post

The story behind the viral #DontShoot photo at Howard University

Before he stood in the crowd with his hands in the air, before the photo of him doing that went viral, before he heard about the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a police officer, Khalil Saadiq was a senior in high school ready for his moment.

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Related Topix: Sports

The Washington Post

Howard U. students take stand in Ferguson shooting, pose for picture that goes viral

It was a simple snapshot. With both hands raised, 250 Howard University students posed for a picture that later went viral on Twitter with the hashtag #DONTSHOOT.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

The Toronto Star

Don't shoot: Washington university students tweet photo in support of Missouri protesters

Students at Howard University in Washington, D.C., tweeted this photo in support of protesters in Ferguson, Mo., with the hashtag #DONTSHOOT.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Twitter

The Baltimore Sun

BCCC hires new president after turmoil

Kurt Schmoke: University of Baltimore Age: 64 Work highlights: dean of Howard University School of Law, 2003-2012, now interim provost and general counsel; partner in law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering in Washington, D.C., 1999-2003; mayor of Baltimore, 1987-1999; state's attorney for Baltimore City, 1982-1987; Assistant U.S. attorney for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Baltimore, Yale University, Auburn Hills, MI

Times Herald

Hands up: Howard University photo of students in solidarity goes viral

A photo of black students with their hands raised is becoming a symbol of solidarity after Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen, was shot by a police officer Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

USA Today

Hands up: Howard University photo of students in solidarity goes viral

A photo of black students with their hands raised is becoming a symbol of peaceful protest after Michael Brown, an unarmed,black teen, was shot by a police officer Saturday in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO

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