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1 hr ago | Ashley Madison

Americans say it's immoral to have an affair and moral to use contraception - The Washington Post

Americans agree: It's immoral to have an affair. Drinking alcohol or using contraception, on the other hand? Nobody cares.

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3 hrs ago | Gawker

Kathleen Parker Thinks It's "Crazy" to Talk About Racism in Alabama

The Washington Post 's Kathleen Parker congratulates herself this morning for having the courage to "go, tippy toe" into "the race fray" : The race cards have been flying so fast and furious lately, one can hardly tell the kings from the queens.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Alabama Government, US News

4 hrs ago | The Nation

Promoting a - Right to Heal' from Fort Hood to Abu Ghraib

The recent shootings of soldiers at Fort Hood and other US military bases have once again brought to public attention the challenge of making sure that soldiers returning from war zones find security and support at home.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, Abu Ghraib, Life, Veteran Affairs

8 hrs ago | Baltimore News

UMd. proposes conference center next to campus

The Washington Post reports that the four-star, 300-room hotel with conference space would be built on three acres by the main entrance in College Park.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

At Some Schools, Football Not Making The Cut

The regional ranking of The Washington Post list of top Washington-area schools is compiled annually by educational columnist Jay Mathews.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Southern Newspaper Publishers Associa...

Three Southern dailies win Pulitzers

Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron, standing center, and Editor Ed Thiede, sitting, read the announcement of Pulitzer Prize winners on Monday.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Hidalgo County, TX, US Military, US Navy, Washington Navy Yard

Examiner.com

Lest we forget - up to the mountain

Four years ago he went up to the mountain and sought the office of mayor of the District of Columbia because residents asked him to and up over the clouds to where the sky was blue he came through.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

The Washington Post

D.C. theater showcased Pulitzer Prize drama winner

Charlotte Observer editorial cartoonist Kevin Siers, right, gets a hug from a co-worker as the newsroom celebrates Siers winning the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Nonfiction, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Entertainment

Patch.com

Del Ray's Artfully Chocolate Store to Close

Artfully Chocolate is closing its doors at its Del Ray location after Sunday, April 20. The store is located at 2003A Mt.

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Related Topix: Alexandria, VA

The Washington Post

Express lanes get pricier at peak times

Drivers using the express lanes, on the left side of the Beltway, pay for a quicker, more reliable trip.

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Related Topix: Sports

Daily Kos

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

Five years ago today a gaggle of retired military brass---three generals and an admiral---wrote a column that was published in The Washington Post titled, Gays and the Military: A Bad Fit .

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Prison

Journal and Courier

Richard Cohen: Rand Paul's amateur hour

Not to put too fine a point on it, but what has Rand Paul ever done? Oh, sure, he's a member of the U.S. Senate, but only a freshman, and it's the only political office he has ever held.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Marsha Blackburn

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Albany Times Union

Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Reuters, Guardian US, Washington Post, Boston Globe win Pulitzer prizes

Reuters won a Pulitzer Prize on Monday for international reporting on the violent persecution of a Muslim minority in Myanmar, the Pulitzer Prize Board at Columbia University announced.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, Columbia University

Voice of America

For 98th year, American Journalism's Best are Lauded with Pulitzers

After the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service was awarded to The Washington Post, reporters and editors gather in the newsroom in Washington, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Columbia University

The Washington Post

Emancipation parade in doubt after spending is questioned

Members of the Ballou High School marching band perform along the parade route on April 16, 2013, in Washington.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Fire, US Politics, US News

The Washington Post

4Social Security stops trying to collect on old taxpayer debts

The Social Security Administration announced Monday that it will immediately cease efforts to collect on taxpayers' debts to the government that are more than 10 years old.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Tax, US Politics, US News

KTEN-TV Denison

Post, Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

The Washington Post and the Guardian have won Pulitzer Prizes in public service for revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance effort.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Terrorism, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Drugs

Mediaite.com

Ruth Marcus: Ted Cruz Is Like Obama, Except He Doesn't Think...

The Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus joined MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell on Monday where she said that Sen. Ted Cruz nascent campaign for the presidency bares some resemblance to that of President Barack Obama 's.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Barack Obama, Television

KTEN-TV Denison

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

A federal judge is expected to issue what could be the most sweeping ruling yet for gay marriage in Ohio by ordering the state to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in other states that allow same-sex... A federal judge on Monday ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states, and civil rights ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, Gay/Lesbian, Washington Post, Publishing, Terrorism

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