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Baltimore County Investigated For Hiring Discrimination

The Justice Department's Civil Rights Division is investigating accusations of discrimination in the hiring practices of police and fire departments in Baltimore County.

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Donald Graham of The Washington Post Company

Donald Graham, CEO of The Washington Post Company talks journalism, web ventures and more with Kojo.

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The Politics And Reality Of Same-Sex Marriage In Maryland

We talk with a Maryland same-sex couple about the marriage debate in their state and how the passage of same-sex marriage would impact their lives.

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Karen Spears Zacharias: "A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder"

A journalist exposes the failures of an entire community to protect the 3-year-old daughter of a close family friend.

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Backlash Over Eurozone Austerity Measures

The Dutch government falls and Spain slips back into recession. Fallout from German-imposed austerity measures and new concerns over eurozone economies

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WAMU 88.5's Jerry Gray Dies At 78

Jerry Gray, longtime host and one of WAMU 88.5's most influential personalities, died Thursday at age 78.

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Virginia Legislators Consider Children Crisis Centers

Virginia lawmakers are working to fund crisis centers for children who have become a danger to themselves or others.

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Volunteers Count D.C.'s Homeless

Housing advocates took to the District again this week in the yearly trek to account for D.C.'s homeless population, which numbered more than 6,500 last year.

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Washingtonians Remember The Subtle Signs Of Segregation

A picture showing "Colored Only" signs in D.C. in the 1930s has sparked a bit of mystery and controversy over segregation during that time.

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Ross Douthat: "Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics"

Many former churchgoers are turning to non-traditional Christianity. New York Times columnist Ross Douthat explains why he believes America has become a nation of heretics.

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