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  1. Today in History: June 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In 1920, the Republican national convention, meeting in Chicago, nominated Warren G. Harding for president on the tenth ballot; Calvin Coolidge was nominated for vice president. In 1920, the Republican national convention, meeting in Chicago, nominated Warren G. Harding for president on the tenth ballot; Calvin Coolidge was nominated for vice president.


  2. Religion news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A spokesman for the family of a newly-accepted Muslim student at the Citadel military school in South Carolina says the prospective cadet is disappointed that the school has rejected her request to wear a head covering as part of her uniform. Ibrahim Hooper with the Council on American-Islamic Relations says he spoke with the family Tuesday after Citadel officials called to tell the woman she could not wear a hijab.


  3. Michelle Obama urges grads to vote to protect civil rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    First lady Michelle Obama told graduates of a historically black university in Mississippi on Saturday that "the power of voting is real and lasting" and they need to cast ballots to Michelle Obama-Commencement First lady Michelle Obama salutes the graduating students as she delivers the commencement address for Jackson State University's Class of 2016 at the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, April 23, 2016. JACKSON, Miss.


  4. Acclaimed pianist Bruce Levingston explores art, race at GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    If you love the sound of piano keys exploring your deepest emotions while attempting to heal the scars of America's complex racial history, mark your calendars for this week at Georgetown University. Acclaimed pianist Bruce Levingston will perform the D.C. premiere of "An American Citizen" at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Gaston Hall. 1 comment

  5. Governor gets bill allowing denial of services to gaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Republican Gov. Phil Bryant, right, walks past reporters on his way to a meeting of a youth jobs program board, at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss., Friday, April 1, 2016. Reporters asked him if he would sign a bill that would let government employees and private businesses cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples who want to marry.


  6. Six-hour long standoff ends with Mississippi officer deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    One law enforcement officer was killed and three were wounded early Saturday after a six-hour long standoff at a rural Mississippi house ended when authorities stormed the house and the gunman Mississippi Police Shooting Officers investigate the scene of a shooting near Iuka, Miss., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. Multiple law enforcement officers were injured after an hourslong standoff in rural north Mississippi ended in fatal gunfire, authorities said.


  7. 4-year-old boy, his dog rescued from wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This image taken from WJTV video shows the moment a boy is pulled up by rescuers using a rope from a well, about 70 miles south of Jackson in Lincoln County, MS., Monday, Sept. 7, 2015.


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