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Haven of Northern Virginia's Community Workshop: 'Journey through Grief'

Haven of Northern Virginia is a non-profit, non-sectarian community organization of trained volunteers that offers emotional support to the bereaved, the seriously ill and the dying, and to their families and friends.

The organization is offering a community workshop, "Journey through Grief," on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. Space is limited, and registration is required.

For registration and information, call 703-941-7000, visit www.havenofnova.org, e-mail havenofnova@verizon.net or contact Haven at 4606 Ravensworth Road, Annandale, VA 22003.

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A Conversation With "Broad City" Co-Star Abbi Jacobson

What do Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan carry in their bags? Abbi Jacobson imagines the things you might find in her new illustrated book, "Carry This Book." We talk to the "Broad City" co-star about what you can learn from the contents of bags—and her success creating and starring in the hit Comedy Central show.

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New Approaches To Tackling Local Youth Hunger

The First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe and other regional leaders are exploring new, innovative ways to combat local food insecurity.


Some Machines Are Flipping Votes But That Doesn't Mean They're Rigged

As early voting starts, there are scattered reports of touchscreen voting machines "flipping" votes from one candidates to another. But old voting machines, not a "rigged" election is likely blame.

Social Media Company Twitter Struggles Financially

Steve Inskeep talks to Emily Bell, director for the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School, about the challenges Twitter faces.

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