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Once Segregated Va. School To Become Civil Rights Center

A new center for the study of civil rights in education will open this summer in Prince Edward County, Va. What was once an all-black high school will soon house The Robert Russa Moton Museum.

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Arlington Shifts Philosophy For Troubled Children

For years, Arlington County, Va. has shipped troubled juveniles to congregate care facilities -- some of them as far away as Massachusetts. But according to the county's Child and Family Services Division, that approach is not working.

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Arlington Schools Help Hungry Students Beyond School Walls

An elementary school in Arlington County, Va., is partnering with a local food bank to help hungry students get the nutrition they need even when they head home for the weekend.

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Sydney Harman, Newsweek Chairman And Harman/Kardon Founder, Dies

A man who's name was synonymous with high-end audio equipment has died. Syndey Harman died in Washington last night at the age of 92.

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Report Shows Challenges For Latino Youth In Montgomery County

Officials in Montgomery County join with leaders of the Latino community Monday to unveil a comprehensive report that seeks to address the huge challenges faced by Latino youth.

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Montgomery County Exec. Presents Plan To Help Latino Youth

In Maryland, Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is unveiling a plan to help Latino young people who face many challenges, including the highest dropout rates and the highest teen pregnancy rates in the county.

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King Assassination Marked With Workers' Rally In D.C.

Monday marks the 43rd anniversary of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Local union members and representatives of the NAACP used the occasion to rally support for workers around the region.