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WTU President: Fired Teachers Deserve More Than Back Pay, Jobs

The head of the Washington Teachers Union, Nathan Saunders, says the 75 teachers fired while they were on probation should not just be reinstated and given back, pay as an arbitrator recently ruled. He wants them to be able to get damages as well.

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Power Breakfast: 727 Million Barrels Of Oil In The Well

727 million barrels of oil in the well. 727 million barrels of oil. Take one down, pass it around - 726 million barrels of oil in the well...

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Top Stories With Washington Post Columnist Robert McCartney

"Morning Edition" host Matt McCleskey talks with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about the week's top stories, including ongoing allegations against the campaign of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and the mayor's decision to take the "interim" off Kaya Henderson's title as D.C. schools chancellor.

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Gay Marriage Bill Sent Back To Committee

In Maryland, a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state is dead after delegates refused to vote on it Friday.

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Maryland Governor Wades Into Septic Tank Battle

In Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley is stepping further into the debate over one of his top legislative priorities for this year: banning septic tanks in new developments.

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DCPS' Kaya Henderson Drops 'Interim' From Title

Kaya Henderson has accepted the top job in DC's public school system. She sat down with WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza to talk about what the community can expect from her.

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Fight For Gay Marriage Is Personal For Maryland Delegate

A final vote on Maryland's same-sex marriage bill in the House of Delegates is expected to take place Friday. For Del. Heather Mizeur, passing the bill is not just a fight for her constituents -- it's a struggle for her rights, and the rights of her family.