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Bear-Baiting And Big Races Drown Portland, Maine, In Campaign Ads

A combination of candidates, a controversial ballot measure and cheap ad rates have made Portland very popular. There are even ads running for a neighboring state's U.S. Senate race.
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Late Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Honored At Newseum

Bradlee presided over the Washington newspaper during some of its most important years.
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A Congolese Mother Of Six Is Honored For Her Death-Defying Journalism

Solange Lusiku Nsimire, an editor who has been subjected to death threats and whose family has been attacked, has won a courage award for her journalism in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Two Lions Of Journalism, Roaring To The Last

Two of journalism's greats died within a couple days of each other — Ben Bradlee and Frank Mankiewicz. NPR's Scott Simon remembers them for their shared gifts of charm, wit and street smarts.
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Former NPR Head Remembered For His Humor, Love Of Baseball.

Robert Siegel offers his personal memories of former NPR President Frank Mankiewicz, who died Thursday at age 90. Mankiewicz was also remembered for being Sen. Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign manager.
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Journalist And Political Aide Frank Mankiewicz Dies At 90

Frank Mankiewicz, press secretary to Robert Kennedy and presidential campaign manager for George McGovern, died Thursday night in Washington, D.C. The journalist and former president of NPR was 90.
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Frank Mankiewicz, Aide Who Announced Robert Kennedy's Death, Dies

The journalist, political aide and author was Kennedy's press secretary when he died in 1968. Mankiewicz also ran Sen. George McGovern's presidential campaign. He died Thursday night at the age of 90.
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Judge In Severance Murder Trial Begins Deciding On Camera Access

Judge Jane Roush will allow one still camera into the courtroom for the pretial motions in the case.

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Should Cameras Be Allowed In Court For The Trial Of Charles Severance?

A coalition of media organizations, including WAMU 88.5 News, is advocating for cameras in the courtroom to cover the trial of Charles Severance, a former Alexandria resident who is charged in three high-profile murders.
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'Post' Editor Bradlee Helped Define Modern American Journalism

As executive editor, Ben Bradlee led The Washington Post to national acclaim. He was best known as a champion of ambitious reporters and stylish writers, goading them to new heights. He died Tuesday.

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