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  1. Is it possible to reconcile Judge Posnera s take on Holmes and Lochner, and Roberts and Obergefell?Read the original story

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    How does Judge Poser reconcile his great fondness and respect for Justice Holmes's famous dissent in Lochner v. New York with his criticism in Slate of Chief Justice Roberts's dissent in Obergefell ? Posner has written that Holmes's dissent is the greatest Supreme Court opinion in the last 100 years.

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  2. Tupelo Honey in Arlington is an experience thata s far from sweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Washington Post

    "Tupelo Honey" is the title of a 1971 album by Van Morrison and the catchy part of the name of a new dining development in Arlington, Tupelo Honey Cafe. An import from Asheville, N.C., and a shout-out to liquid gold from the Southeast, the restaurant is No.

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  3. ACLU: We dona t believe in religious liberty when it conflicts with our antidiscrimination agendaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Washington Post

    The ACLU was one of the primary proponents of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and has used the Act in litigation to protect religious freedom. But now, as ACLU deputy legal direct Louis Melling explains, the ACLU wants RFRA to be limited "so that it cannot be used as a defense for discrimination."

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  4. Chief Justice Roberts: same-sex marriage not constitutionally protected because LochnerRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Washington Post

    Not the real Lochner v. New York mind you, a relatively modest opinion, grounded in precedents holding that the Fourteenth Amendment protects liberty of contract in the absence of a valid police power rationals for the infringement.

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  5. Obamacare or SCOTUScare?Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Washington Post

    Having transformed two major parts of the law [in NFIB v. Sebelius ], the Court today has turned its attention to a third.

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  6. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    These cases were among the calls reported recently by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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  7. Alexandria-Arlington news in briefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    The Arlington County Board recently awarded a $1.082 million contract to FHP Tectonics to install playgrounds on three lawn areas at the south end of Long Bridge Park between Sixth Street South and the soccer fields. Construction is expected to begin this summer and take about six months.

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  8. New jobs in region will boost number of low-income households, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Washington Post

    The Washington area is expected to gain 410,380 new households in the next eight years, but more than a third of them will be headed by low-income earners, says a new study by George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis. The growth, the report says, will be driven by low-income jobs and the retirement of baby boomers.

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  9. Is it a oeOK to drop a one-ton bomb in the middle of a neighborhooda if...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Washington Post

    Mary McGowan Davis, who headed the U.N. commission that investigated last summer's Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza, tells Ha'aretz : "We wanted to make a strong stand that the whole use of explosive weapons in densely populated neighborhoods is problematic and that the policy needs to changea . Because it is not OK to drop a one-ton bomb in the middle of a neighborhood."

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  10. Slam dunk win for plaintiffs in Horne (raising Takings case)a "but I dona t fully agreeRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | The Washington Post

    The Supreme Court rules that requiring raisin growers to turn over a percentage of their raisins to the government constitutes a taking, and that "just compensation" consists of the market value of those raisins. But I find myself agreeing with the partial concurrence of Justice Breyer, who would have ordered a remand to the Ninth Circuit to determine just compensation.

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  11. Arlingtonians share their concerns about I-66 planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Washington Post

    People examine project maps and await the start of a forum on the I-66 plan. Several hundred attended the session at the Arlington Central Library.

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  12. Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Washington Post

    Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants: 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays, Haley Park; 10 a.m.-noon second Saturdays, Lacey Woods; 2-4:30 p.m. second Sundays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; 2-4 p.m. third Saturdays, Madison Manor; 2-5 p.m. third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Sundays, Fort Bennett Park. Information: www.environment.arlingtonva.us .

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  13. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Washington Post

    These cases were among the calls reported recently by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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  14. Afternoon links: More evidence that policing is getting safer for copsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Washington Post

    " The rate of felonious killings [of police officers] per 100,000 officers has declined from about 18 in 1989 to about 5 in 2013 . . . In the five years between 1971 and 1975, an average of 125 officers were feloniously killed per year.

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  15. Alexandria-Arlington news in briefRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Washington Post

    RunningBrooke, an organization that provides funds to charities and programs that benefit youth in the area, presented the Alexandria City Council with $80,000 on June 10 to revitalize Hume Springs Park in Arlandria. Funds will be used to renovate playgrounds, fencing, gardens, a water fountain, benches and picnic tables.

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  16. Learn more about Virginiaa s I-66 planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Washington Post

    Map shows the inside the Beltway portion of the I-66 project area, along with Metro stations and the other main driving routes in the corridor. The Virginia state government is holding two meetings with the public this week to explain its evolving plan to add HOT lanes on I-66 inside the Capital Beltway.

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  17. A's switch pitcher is fascinatingRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Washington Post

    Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Pat Venditte learned to pitch with both arms when he was 3 years old, and at 29, he's now made it to the major leagues. Nearly a half-century ago, we put a man on the moon.

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  18. Democratic primary winners show Arlington's new political landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Washington Post

    Kate A. Cristol and Christian E. Dorsey were dark-horse candidates in Arlington County's primary Tuesday - relative unknowns, without the endorsements that used to be mandatory in a county dominated by the Democratic Party establishment. Yet they beat out four other candidates for the nominations to replace retiring Democratic board members Mary H. Hynes and J. Walter Tejada .

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  19. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Washington Post

    These were among incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For information, call 703-838-4636 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/police .

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  20. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Washington Post

    These cases were among the calls reported recently by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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