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Same-Sex Marriage Bill In Maryland Passes Big Vote

A bill that would legalize same-sex marriage has passed one of its biggest hurdles in Annapolis.

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Stage Play Examines Lesbian Child Custody Case

Dozens of plays are performed every week in the Washington Metro area. But this week one stands out for not just the timeliness of the subject matter but also where it's being performed.

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Muslim-American Group Launches U.S.-Loyalty Campaign

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is starting a campaign in D.C. to counter what it says are concerns about the loyalty of Muslim-Americans.

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Historically Black College Event Aims To Preserve Legacy

At Saturday's Historically Black Colleges and Universities Festival in Alexandria, Va., schools will get a chance to recruit and even accept students on the spot.

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Maryland Takes First Step Toward Same-Sex Marriage

The state Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee approved a bill to OK gay marriage by a 7-4 vote.

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First School In Va. To Integrate Continues To Diversify

The first integrated school in Virginia says while Black History Month is a good time to herald diversity, the effort needs to continue year-round.

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Iranian-American Builds Community In Va., Hopes For Change Abroad

Many Iranian-Americans in the D.C. region, like their Egyptian-American counterparts, are keeping a close eye on protests in their home country.

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Iranian-Americans Fear For Future Of Egypt's Revolution

The popular uprising in Egypt seems to have spurred protesters on the streets of another Middle Eastern country more often in U.S. headlines: Iran.

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Play Takes On Race, Starting With Its Title

In Virginia, one community theater in Alexandria is celebrating Black History Month by staging a performance with a provocative title. The title includes a word that is attracting attention. And a warning -- this story contains language that some may find offensive.