The debate over a $15 minimum shouldn’t be dominated by one shaky survey.

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“Take back” programs can go a long way toward keeping teens away from opioids.

  • Oye I. Owolewa
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This year’s governor’s race, and beyond.

  • Mark J. Rozell
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Evidence shows that a $15 mandate would lead to job loss.

  • Michael Saltsman
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Maryland can’t imprison its way out of a drug epidemic.

  • Pamela E. Queen
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Just a 10-minute walk from the bustle of Upshur’s 800 block, the east end of Upshur is largely undeveloped, despite similarly being zoned for mixed use.

  • Yuliya Panfil
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Washingtonians get overly excited and emotional about every darn thing.

  • Joshua Lorenzo
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The men had the right to openly carry rifles.

  • Peter Galuszka
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The cost and inconvenience are too great.

  • Randal O'Toole
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The rioting in Charlottesville over the weekend has made one thing very clear: Virginia’s Republican party needs an exorcism.

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The gains in D.C. students’ college-readiness scores are a testament to the school system’s decade of reforms.

The D.C. transit agency’s advertising guidelines are vague, and it enforces them inconsistently.

The National Museum of Natural History wants to trade Imax movies for shorter lines for chicken tenders.

There is a dangerous shortage of front-line personnel in the state’s corrections system.

It is intolerable that Jamahri Sydnor’s life was taken and her dreams extinguished by a stray bullet on a D.C. street.

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My quest for solar eclipse glasses began online; the only glasses available would have arrived Aug. 25, four days after the eclipse. A website suggested various places that supposedly had them: co...

Regarding the Aug. 20 Local Opinions essay “Montgomery’s wage study is flawed”: The war over the $15 minimum wage continues. Some inescapable truths: When wages rise, costs rise. In service industri...

What does it take to make a person take action? Is it the possibility of losing one’s life or the life of a spouse or child? Or is it the possibility of losing one’s home, livelihood, safety, or peace...

Regarding the Aug. 17 front-page article “D.C.’s arts school reopens, $100 million over budget”: Despite the Duke Ellington School of the Arts’ renovation fiscal challenges, I rejoiced on reading...

Regarding the Aug. 13 Washington Post Magazine article “Date Lab 2.0”: New writers, new format, and what is the result? Four arranged dates, one second date, then nothing. The Post should change the...

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Nathan A. Jones, the author of the Aug. 5 Free for All letter “A few words not fit to print,” complained about reading direct quotes from Anthony Scaramucci and worried that his children might read th...

I was distressed to read the glorification of rodeos in the Aug. 7 news article “At rodeos, wrangling up family fun” by characterizing the weekly Carbondale, Colo., rodeos as “family affairs.” The t...

Regarding the Aug. 13 Washington Post Magazine article “Date Lab 2.0”: New writers, new format, and what is the result? Four arranged dates, one second date, then nothing. The Post should change the...

One of the Aug. 12 Free for All letters about the battle at Dunkirk, “Missing in action: Context,” by Steven Shore, said, “Historians still dispute why the Wehrmacht allowed the Dunkirk pocket to rema...

Kathleen Parker’s Aug. 6 op-ed, “Let the immigration sniping begin,” dismissed Stephen Miller’s use of the word “cosmopolitan” with the phrase “what’s wrong with that?” and referred to attacks on th...

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