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Manassas ‘sexting’ case is ripe for discussion
(The Washington Post, July 27, 2014; 7:21 PM)
 
Washington Redskins has no defense for keeping its offensive name
(The Washington Post, July 27, 2014; 7:21 PM)
 
D.C. fracking rally deserved coverage
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 6:59 PM)
 
People, not disabilities, first
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 6:58 PM)
 
In a baseball season, half is 81 — no more, no less
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 6:58 PM)
 
The Post’s coverage of local golf is subpar
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 6:56 PM)
 
The D.C. area’s feet are as colorful as the region is diverse
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 6:54 PM)
 
Psychiatric bed registry is only as good as the number of spaces it encompasses
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 6:00 PM)
 
Lack of Medicaid expansion poses a bigger danger to Americans than terrorism
(The Washington Post, July 25, 2014; 5:59 PM)
 
The death of D.C. congressional representation
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 7:33 PM)
 
The left uses inflammatory rhetoric on illegal immigration crisis
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 7:32 PM)
 
A small claims court win can mean a big moral victory
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 7:29 PM)
 
Released inmates need help integrating back into society
(The Washington Post, July 24, 2014; 7:25 PM)
 
D.C. residents should control gun laws in the District
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 4:55 PM)
 
D.C. cabs wouldn’t be threatened by Uber and Lyft if they treated customers better
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 4:52 PM)
 
Police should focus on driver infractions, not bikers and pedestrians
(The Washington Post, July 22, 2014; 4:51 PM)
 
Virginia needs to do more to support the Silver Line
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2014; 5:49 PM)
 
Len Bias deserves to be in Maryland’s Hall of Fame
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2014; 5:48 PM)
 
Virginia GOP should meet those they have denied health care
(The Washington Post, July 21, 2014; 5:47 PM)
 
An amendment D.C. gun owners need
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2014; 6:40 PM)
 
Cyclists face an uphill battle against drivers
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2014; 6:40 PM)
 
Carroll County is no place for immigrant children
(The Washington Post, July 20, 2014; 6:40 PM)
 
Many ways to get to Rock Creek Park
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:42 PM)
 
Location services common on phones could help 911
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:41 PM)
 
Proficiency needed in understanding standardized test scores
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:37 PM)
 
Work-life balance is struggle — and a success — for many families
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:36 PM)
 
The legendary D.C. dialect
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:35 PM)
 
Uber, Lyft and Sidecar should have to play by the same rules as cabs
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:06 PM)
 
The District needs to do more to end homicides
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 6:01 PM)
 
The limits of local communities to help Central American children
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 5:37 PM)
 
Reinstate Target security guard who found police officer shoplifting
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 5:36 PM)
 
Rogue bikers could be held accountable if they were required to have license plates
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 5:35 PM)
 
A self-inflicted danger at NIH, as dangerous pathogens are found
(The Washington Post, July 18, 2014; 5:34 PM)
 
Gov. McAuliffe’s outsized political clout
(The Washington Post, July 17, 2014; 5:35 PM)
 
Penny-wise and pound-foolish motorists
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 5:22 PM)
 
D.C. motorists can drive one crazy
(The Washington Post, July 16, 2014; 5:22 PM)
 
The District is working to close D.C. General
(The Washington Post, July 15, 2014; 5:46 PM)
 
Children with special needs can’t afford to wait for services
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 5:38 PM)
 
Processing the rape kit backlog, and giving survivors back dignity
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 5:37 PM)
 
New D.C. charter schools are an opportunity, not a threat
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 12:06 PM)
 
D.C. streets taught me defensive cycling
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2014; 7:23 PM)
 
Cleared officers acted only as they could
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2014; 7:21 PM)
 
The Potomac needs the protection the Clean Water Act provides
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2014; 7:17 PM)
 
Rand Paul should not dictate District’s gun laws
(The Washington Post, July 13, 2014; 7:15 PM)
 
When the mower won’t move
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 7:07 PM)
 
Milloy misfired in attack on D.C. bicyclists
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 7:06 PM)
 
McDonnell’s photographs let readers in on the action
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 7:00 PM)
 
Native American woman in photo could have been acknowledged
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 6:59 PM)
 
An extended school day can benefit students and communities alike
(The Washington Post, July 11, 2014; 5:44 PM)
 
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