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  • Cherry Blossom Festival: Postal Service dedicates cherry blossom stamps

    Cherry Blossom Festival: Postal Service dedicates cherry blossom stamps
    ++++++++++++++++++++ ||   || || What: || First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony for the Cherry Blossom Centennial 45-cent Forever stamps || || Who: || Ambassador of Japan Ichiro Fujisaki Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe Stamp...
  • Online Dish: "C'mon Blacker!" Teacher Forces Black Student to Read "Blacker"

    Online Dish: "C'mon Blacker!" Teacher Forces Black Student to Read "Blacker"
    Talk about a lesson in stereotyping. A Virginia high school English teacher is under investigation for supposedly asking the only black student in the class to read a poem in a "black" manner. Jordan Shumate, a ninth-grader at George C. Marshall High...
  • Adeline Ogier Bracken, athlete and mother

    Adeline Ogier Bracken, athlete and mother
    Adeline Ogier Bracken, a multi-talented athlete who earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics when few women attended college and went on to raise 10 children, died Tuesday of heart failure at Mercy Ridge Retirement Community in Timonium. She was 96....
  • State lawmakers push for early parental notice in cases of school discipline

    State lawmakers push for early parental notice in cases of school discipline
    Nick Stuban was a good student, an athlete, well liked by classmates and teachers.  Expelled from his northern Virginia school for buying a small amount of synthetic marijuana, he took his own life. A year later, his father joined three state lawmakers...
  • Founder of executive search firm

    William "Mo" Marumoto, who grew up in a World War II internment camp for Japanese Americans and became a White House aide to President Richard M. Nixon, died Nov. 25 at a hospital in Falls Church, Va., after a heart attack. He was 73. Marumoto, a...
  • Doris J. Dungey dies at 47; She wrote a highly regarded blog on the mortgage industry meltdown

    Doris J. Dungey, an influential blogger who under the pseudonym Tanta wrote about the failing U.S. mortgage industry, died of ovarian cancer Nov. 30 at Ohio State University Medical Center in Columbus. She was 47. Dungey wrote for Calculated Risk, a...
  • In VA, long lines, patient voters

     
    (Photo by Laura Olson.) by Laura Olson ALEXANDRIA, VA. - At 7:15 a.m. the line to vote at Alexandria's City Hall was out the door, around the corner and halfway down the side of the building. That's nothing, said......
  • Bush's pardon roster: Sparing once more

     
    by Mark Silva It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas around the Justice Department, with word that President Bush has offered clemency to several convicts, as presidents are wont to do near the ends of their terms. Yet, this......
  • Obama's 'Race to the Top:' $1.35 B more

     
    by Mark Silva Today, while the balance of power in the U.S. Senate is on the block in Massachusetts, President Barack Obama will travel to a suburban Virginia elementary school to tout additional spending for his signature program of education......
  • History in the desert

    Life, as Kierkegaard pointed out, can only be understood retrospectively, but we must live it prospectively. It's a disjunctive paradox, as true for the lives of nations as it is for those of individuals. Steve Coll's stunningly researched and grippingly...
  • Museum collects Obama artifacts

    Museum collects Obama artifacts
    Curators at the Smithsonian Institution wasted no time snapping up souvenirs from President-elect Barack Obama's historic campaign victory and revealed plans Wednesday to re-create one of the campaign's Virginia field offices in a future exhibit. The...