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D.C. Men Cite Trayvon Martin During Robbery Of Maryland Man

In Maryland, a man from Bethesda is recovering after being attacked and robbed by three men who yelled the attack was "for Trayvon Martin.''

A spokesperson with D.C. police says the attack occurred early Saturday morning in the 1700 block of Euclid Street NW in the Adams Morgan neighborhood.

The attackers took the victim's cell phone and wallet before leaving. The unidentified victim suffered minor injuries. The incident is being investigated as a hate crime

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So, What's The Big Deal With Starting A Sentence With 'So'?

It has been called the new "um" or "like," but linguist Geoff Nunberg says starting sentences with "so" isn't a new trend. People have been doing it for years. We're just noticing it more now.
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From Dock To Dish: A New Model Connects Chefs To Local Fishermen

Prominent chefs are signing up for restaurant-supported fisheries: They commit to buying fresh-caught seafood, whatever the species, from local small fishermen. A pilot program launched in California.

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How White Nationalist Groups Found Their Candidate In Donald Trump

Reporter Evan Osnos says the removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina's state house reinvigorated extremist white-rights groups. Then, he says, "into that moment dropped Donald Trump."
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Yahoo CEO To Take Limited Leave After Giving Birth To Twins

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate DoubleX Gabfest's Hanna Rosin about Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to take just two weeks worth of parental leave after having twins in December.

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