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Date Night For Couples Affected By Cancer

On Friday, January 20 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Lois Sumser, LCSW-C and Tom Sumser, LCSW-C will facilitate a couples' discussion about the cancer experience, including difficulty with communication and emotional intimacy. Not all serious -- be prepared to laugh and have a little fun. Pizza and beverages will be served. RSVP required at 301-493-5002. Location: Hope Connections for Cancer Support, 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda, Maryland, 20814. For information call 301-493-5002 or email info@hopeconnectionsforcancer.org.

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In Its Retelling, 'Roots' Is Powerful, Must-See Television

This weekend, an eight-hour remake of the 1977 miniseries begins airing on A&E, Lifetime and The History Channel. TV critic David Bianculli says the new Roots deserves to be seen and talked about.
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Evaporated Cane Juice? Puh-leeze. Just Call It Sugar, FDA Says

Companies cultivating a healthful image often list "evaporated cane juice" in their products' ingredients. But the FDA says it's really just sugar, and that's what food labels should call it.
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Democrats Burned By Charges Of A Rigged Nomination, But Some In GOP Watch With Envy

Even some of Hillary Clinton's foremost fans and staunchest party regulars — such as House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi — are ready to talk about a fresh infusion of populism for the next round.
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Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against Gawker

The New York Times says entrepreneur Peter Thiel confirms he has been bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury award to Hogan of $140 million over publication of a sex tape.

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