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  1. Student: Why teachers should not assign Shakespearea s a Romeo and JulietaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Washington Post

    Kelsey May is an incoming senior at Grand Valley State University near Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she is majoring in writing and minoring in English - which means that she reads a great deal. She read two posts I recently published about Shakespeare - one by a teacher who doesn't want to assign the Bard in class anymore and another by a teacher who thinks it is ridiculous not to - and she decided to add her voice to the discussion in the following post.

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  2. These photos show what it looks like when we ignore foreclosures in black neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Civil rights groups this week filed a housing discrimination complaint with the Department of Housing and Urban Development against Fannie Mae, arguing that the quasi-government agency that now owns more than 100,000 foreclosed homes across the country has been doing a much better job of caring for the ones located in white neighborhoods than minority ones. And their case is hard to wave away because, for the last five years, as the National Fair Housing Alliance has gone into neighborhoods in 129 cities in 34 metropolitan areas, they've been taking pictures.

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  3. How to find a checking account that pays you to use itRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Yes, you need to have cash on hand to pay the bills and to cover emergencies, but figuring out a safe way to do that while putting your money to work is tough. Large banks are paying practically zilch on traditional checking accounts.

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  4. US lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teethRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In this June 3, 2008 file photo, Tianna Swisher, a student at Liberty Valley Elementary School in Danville, Pa., attempts to drink from the water fountain at Montour Preserve near Washingtonville, Pa., during an outdoor field trip. Fluoride in drinking water, credited with dramatically cutting cavities and tooth decay, may now be too much of a good thing.

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  5. Nebraska's Pitchford to quit basketball to focus on studiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Walter Pitchford says he's giving up his final season of eligibility at Nebraska to concentrate on finishing his degree. Pitchford, who announced his decision Monday, started 26 games this past season and averaged 7.2 points and 4.7 rebounds.

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  6. My for-profit university folded. Ia m not paying back my student loans.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Mallory Heiney is a member of the Corinthian 15, a group that is refusing to repay student debt incurred at the now-defunct Everest College. Fifteen students who enrolled at the for-profit Corinthian Colleges, which runs Everest Institute, are going on a "debt strike."

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  7. Belly up, baby! New Hampshire considers alcohol label changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Founders Brewing Breakfast Stout is photographed in North Andover, Mass., Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Babies and bottles normally get along just fine, unless a picture of that baby happens to be plastered to the front of a bottle of beer being sold in New Hampshire.

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  8. NBA D-League season opens Friday with 6 gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The regular season for the NBA Development League began Friday with two new teams, a new president and four players already called up to NBA clubs. There are a league-record 18 teams, including new entries in Westchester, New York, and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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