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    Your Turn: Pre-Thanksgiving Edition

    Thanksgiving is coming and football is in the headlines. Wilson High School's team was disqualified from D.C.'s Turkey Bowl after a player's Maryland residency came to light. Meanwhile, the University of Maryland is making moves to the Big Ten. In political news, Virginia Sen. Mark Warner decides against a second run for governor. And PolitiFact is offering a guide to political rumors to help you disarm your relatives on Turkey Day. We talk about those stories and what's on your mind.

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