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Despite Snowquester, Waterfront-Based Nonprofit Keeps Working

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Not everyone had a snow day Wednesday.

Alexandria Seaport Foundation, a nonprofit that works with troubled teens, braved the wind and waves to continue its mission. The foundation runs out of a boathouse on the Potomac River in historic Alexandria, Va.

Though heavy winds lashed the harbor, causing the boat to sway, Development Director Kathy Seifert said she was staying at work until the end of the day.

"It's as windy as I've seen it out here," she said.

Seifert said the core program works with 18 to 24-year-old youths who seek direction in their lives. Participants build academic, career and social skills by building wooden boats.

"There's lots of work to be done," Seifert said.

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Hold Your Nose And Take A Bite: The Odd Appeal Of A South Korean Fish Dish

Hongeo is skate fermented in its own urine and served sashimi-style. Despite its powerful ammonia smell, it's a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea, and a vital part of the local fishing economy.
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Hold Your Nose And Take A Bite: The Odd Appeal Of A South Korean Fish Dish

Hongeo is skate fermented in its own urine and served sashimi-style. Despite its powerful ammonia smell, it's a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea, and a vital part of the local fishing economy.
NPR

'Us' Vs. 'I, I, I' For Some Democrats In What Used To Be Clinton Country

Though Hillary Clinton still has her loyalists, even some former supporters are "feeling the Bern" in New Hampshire.
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Call To Get All Maryland Students Internet Access Renewed This Year

Should all students in Maryland schools have access to the Internet and other digital resources? One Maryland Senator is taking up the call again this legislative session.

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