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Ginsburg helps comparison with interracial marriage

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    Guardsmen patrol near office buildings. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

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      Gaithersburg Book Festival: Great authors in a small-town setting

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      Capitals, like the Wizards, seem to be writing a new chapter for the team

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      Metro ridership is down now, but is expected to grow with development

      Metro ridership is down now, but is expected to grow with development

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