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2 hrs ago | The Hill

Bill Press: Prohibition on pot

Someday, we'll look back on two federal prohibitions - on same-sex marriage and marijuana - and ask ourselves: "How were we ever so dumb? What's the big deal?" Indeed, more and more people are asking that question every day.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Opinion

6 hrs ago | News Observer

Texan Castro sworn in as new housing secretary

The official ceremony makes Castro one of the highest-ranking Hispanics in the government.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Cooking with your child in the kitchen

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama poses for photographs with students from five District of Columbia schools after eating a meal using the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden in the State Dining Room at the White House Kids love activities that keep their hands and mind busy; cooking is an excellent activity for a child of most any age.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Recipes

8 hrs ago | CBS Local

DC Asks For Stay of Ruling Allowing Gun Carrying

Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying guns outside the home.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

11 hrs ago | The Town Talk

'New York Times' pro-marijuana editorial pushes legalization debate

Drug Policy Alliance Ethan Nadelmann said the piece took "intellectual and moral clarity as well as courage," according to a statement.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana

12 hrs ago | Business Journal

New leader named at National Civil Rights Museum

Terri Lee Freeman will take over as the Museum's president beginning in early November.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Virginia

16 hrs ago | District Administration

Washington state, U.S. Department of Education still at odds over 'No Child' law

Education Secretary Arne Duncan's plan to give schools a break from student-testing mandates in the federal No Child Left Behind law appears to be working in 42 states and the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Licensed handgun carry now legal in District of Columbia: Palmer v. DC

On Saturday afternoon, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled unconstitutional the District's absolute prohibition on the carrying of handguns outside the home for lawful self-defense, in the case of Palmer v.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Travel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Free Republic

Washington, D.C., handgun ban is unconstitutional, federal judge rules

A federal judge has found a Washington, D.C., ban on carrying handguns unconstitutional, according to court filings made public Saturday.

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The Macon Telegraph

10 Things to Know for Monday

A Palestinian shows his pet bird which he managed to catch amid the rubble of houses destroyed by Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Jurist

Federal Judge declares DC gun law unconstitutional

It is reported [ Washinton Post report] that Judge Scullin issued an order addressed to the city and police department to end the ban on firearms.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, US Governors, Mike Pence, Jerry Brown

KNUS-AM Aurora

10 Things to Know for Monday

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TheBlaze.com

Big Legal Victory for Carrying Handguns Outside the Home in City That Had Banned the Practice

A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News

KFVS12

Comic-Con's dark side: Harassment amid the fantasy

A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

KFVS12

American doctor in Africa tests positive for Ebola

A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Liberia, World News, Africa

Salon

Why 2014 is a major election year for marijuana reform

Voters in several states and municipalities nationwide will head to the polls this fall to decide the fate of pot Voters in several states and municipalities nationwide will head to the polls this November and decide whether or not to radically alter the way many parts of America deal with pot.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Costa Concordia wreck reaches final destination

A federal judge has ruled that the District of Columbia's ban on carrying handguns outside the home is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Italy, World News

Lucianne.com

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Haaretz is Israel's establishment, liberal newspaper. Scott once described it to me in shorthand as the New York Times of Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Africa, Libya, Nigeria

Nature Neuroscience

Post-Doctoral Scientist

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees .

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, George Washington University, Genetics, Medicine

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Federal judge rules DC ban on handguns unconstitutional

A federal judge on Saturday overturned Washington D.C.'s ban on carrying handguns outside the home, saying it was unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government

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