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Local And National Marijuana Debate

As the national landscape around marijuana laws shifts dramatically, Maryland and D.C. are weighing legislation of their own. Maryland is considering several bills, including one to legalize pot, while the district considers measures to decriminalize it. But some, including many in law enforcement, are concerned that responding to fast-changing public opinion could translate into bad public policy. We consider local debates amid a national shift on the issues.

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Not My Job: Sharon Jones Gets Quizzed On Handshakes

We've invited the lead singer of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings to play a game called "Let's shake on it."
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Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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5 Takeaways From The Democratic National Convention

As conventioneers head home after a dramatic DNC, here are 5 takeaways from Philadelphia.
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How Your Health Data Lead A Not-So-Secret Life Online

Apps can make managing health care a lot easier, but most don't have the privacy protections required of doctors and hospitals. And a simple Web search can clue in advertisers to health concerns.

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