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D.C. Council Unanimously Votes To Give Workers A Raise And Time Off

By Bryce Covert On Tuesday, the Washington, D.C. Council unanimously voted to raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour and to expand its current paid sick leave policy to cover tipped workers, who were originally left out. Both … Continue reading

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1963 March on Washington

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March on Washington List of Demands: 2013 Goals Mirror Those Set in 1963

By Janell Ross Listen to talk radio, peruse the front page of the nation’s major news sites and covers of the big magazines this week, and the 1963 March on Washington occupies a lot of real estate. There are the … Continue reading

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Green paint splattered on the Lincoln Memorial

By Associated Press The U.S. Park Police in Washington say the Lincoln Memorial has been temporarily closed after someone splattered a splash of green paint on the statue. Police say the apparent vandalism was discovered around 1:30 a.m. Friday on … Continue reading

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Walmart Threatens To Shut Down Stores If DC Passes Living Wage Bill

By Aviva Shen Walmart fought hard to persuade DC residents to let it open stores in the district. But now the retail giant is threatening to walk away from three planned sites if the DC City Council passes a “living wage” … Continue reading

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World’s Most Evil and Lawless Institution? The Executive Branch of the U.S. Government

By Fred Branfman America has a secret. It is not discussed in polite company or at the dinner tables of the powerful, rich and famous. Parents do not teach it to their children. Best-selling authors do not write about it. … Continue reading

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Young Adults With Autism Can Thrive In High-Tech Jobs

By Lauren Silverman The job hunt is complicated enough for most high school and college graduates — and even tougher for the growing number of young people on the autism spectrum. Despite the obstacles that people with autism face trying to … Continue reading

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Catholic faculty question Boehner’s record on poor before commencement address

Commendable action. Will it have an effect? Doubtful. Catholic faculty question Boehner’s record on poor before commencement address – The Washington Post.

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6 Myths About Famous Places You Believe (Thanks to Movies)

This is humorous, but true. Sorry, to bust any bubbles. 6 Myths About Famous Places You Believe (Thanks to Movies) | Cracked.com.

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Can the haters shut-up already!!!

What have I heard this morning? Silence. That’s what I hear. This week he shut up the birthers. Saturday night he shut up Donald Trump. Last night, President Obama  not just preempted Celebrity Apprentice but achieved what two previous Presidents were not able to. … Continue reading

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