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The School-To-Prison Pipeline Can Start Even Before Kindergarten, Mother Points Out

An essay that appeared recently in The Washington Post has brought renewed attention to discipline disparities taking place across all school levels , even in preschool.

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Related Topix: Yale University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Russia Taday

Washington DC police will not enforce handgun ban

District of Columbia police officers were told Sunday to cease enforcing the city's ban on carrying loaded handguns in public places.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, Guns, Vincent Gray, US Governors, US News, US Supreme Court

Detroit Free Press

Richard Nixon tape reveals interest in sex life of pandas

You never know what will come up on these Richard Nixon tapes. Even the mating habits of pandas.

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Related Topix: Human Sexuality, Journalism

Politico

BuzzFeed and the plagiarism risk

Benny Johnson, the 28-year-old BuzzFeed editor who was fired last week for serial plagiarism, never went to journalism school.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Government Executive

How to Swindle Soldiers

Well, here is a clever new business strategy: Offer service members around the country and around the world financing for their appliances, furniture, and electronics, and then, when they fall behind on their loans, sue them in courts they can't get to to represent themselves.

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Contra Costa Times

Washington Post reporter from Marin detained in Iran

Iran confirmed it is holding the four, including two freelance photographers, but did not disclose details about why they were being held.

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Related Topix: San Rafael, CA, Home Listing, Home

National Public Radio

Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

Lawmakers in Washington have reached a deal to overhaul the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs, multiple news organizations are reporting.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Washington Post, Publishing, Medicine, Nursing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

The Wall Street Journal

Clinton: Washington Gridlock Fuels Darth Vader Popularity

"People are so fed up with the gridlock and dysfunction in Washington. Congress is unfortunately unable to even agree on the most obvious kinds of things," Mrs. Clinton said.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

The Washington Post

2Man dies after lightning strikes 13 people in Venice Beach

A man in his 20s was killed after lightning struck 13 people Sunday at Venice Beach in Southern California, according to news reports .

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Related Topix: Venice, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Beretta, moving production out of Md., joins gunmakers heading to friendlier states

Ray Banks, 64, a 20-year resident of Accokeek, Md., gets breakfast at B&J Carry-Out on July 24. "This isn't about economics.

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Related Topix: Accokeek, MD, L 3 Communication Holdings, Washington Post, Publishing, Telecom

Mediaite.com

Palin Challenges WaPo 'Wusses' to Go After Obama Like They Did Nixon

Sarah Palin took to Facebook today to rail against The Washington Post for not covering President Obama 's scandals with the same journalistic tenacity as they did with Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal all those many years ago.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

MOVIES

Actors Philip Seymour Hoffman and Rachel McAdams are shown in a scene from "A Most Wanted Man," based on a 2008 novel by John le Carre.

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Related Topix: A Most Wanted Man, Celebrities, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams

KSBW-TV

Judge rules against Washington's handgun ban

A federal judge ruled that Washington, D.C.'s ban on the carrying of handguns in public is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Washington DC

Battle Creek Enquirer

Lee Hamilton: Incumbents work broken system to their advantage

It's no news that Congress is unpopular. In fact, at times it seems like the only real novelty on Capitol Hill would be a jump in its approval rating.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

EDITORIAL: A self-inflicted VA crisis we cannot afford

The headlines screamed from the pages of the nation’s newspapers. In November 2013, USA Today said, “Many veterans still wait weeks for mental health care.” The newspaper reported that while veterans were committing suicide at a rate of 22 per day, it took more than two weeks to get a first-time psychiatric appointment.

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Related Topix: USA Today, Publishing, Media, Washington Post, Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

The Age

Soon after Ian and Amy Hicks married, they took a photo with a rap group that went viral online.

Soon after Ian and Amy Hicks married, they took a photo with a rap group that went viral online.

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Related Topix: Wedding

American Thinker

$34 billion in new regs to drop after the election

A study by the American Action Forum has concluded that the government will issue $34 billion in new regulations - delayed for political reasons until after the election.

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Related Topix: US News, Washington Post, Publishing

The Washington Post

Metro's new $2.9 billion Silver Line rolls down the tracks for the first time

A Silver Line train is seen at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Gerald Connolly, Democrat, Virginia, Fairfax County, VA, Dulles, VA

The Washington Post

Park Southern mess should get D.C. Council hearing, David Catania says

Mayoral candidate David A. Catania kept pressure on Democratic nominee and fellow D.C. Council member Muriel E. Bowser on Friday, saying in a radio interview that if Bowser won't hold a hearing on a burgeoning controversy over a Southeast housing complex , the council's chairman should.

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Washington Examiner

Woman gets 4 years for stealing $5M from nonprofit

A woman known for donating gowns from her Maryland bridal shop to military brides has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for stealing more than $5 million from her nonprofit employer.

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Related Topix: Upper Marlboro, MD, Washington Post, Publishing

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