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D.C. Sports Media & the Washington Redskins

As players suit up for the NFL preseason, local media outlets are adopting different postures towards Washington's iconic football team. The Washington Times recently announced a "unique partnership" with the Redskins, teaming up with the franchise for both news content and marketing deals. Meanwhile, the Washington Business Journal has announced it will cease to use the team's name in its pages. We examine how local media cover the "burgundy and gold" and explore broader ethics issues in sports journalism.

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Black Leadership In The Age Of Obama: A Look Back

PBS NewsHour co-anchor Gwen Ifill joins All Things Considered from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, to discuss her 2009 book The Breakthrough. Ifill is re-examining the book's conclusions about black political leadership as President Obama prepares to leave office.
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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Presidents And Food?

It's week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
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On A Night Capped By Obama, Democrats Aim To Stress National Security

On the third night of the Democratic National Convention, party officials are rolling out some of their heaviest hitters — including headliner President Obama.
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Police Use Fingertip Replicas To Unlock A Murder Victim's Phone

Michigan State University engineers tried 3-D-printed fingertips and special conductive replicas of the victim's fingerprints to crack the biometric lock on his Samsung Galaxy phone.

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