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All Opinions Are Local: September 20, 2009 - September 26, 2009

Metrorail to Dulles: Why So Slow?

By Roger M. Firestone Oakton In 1881, the New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railway, better known as the Nickel Plate Road, began construction of a main line from Buffalo to Chicago. In 500 days, the railroad completed more than...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 24, 2009; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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My Health-Care Story: Penny-Wise and Flu-Foolish

By Joe Mistrett Chevy Chase Let me give you an example of how ridiculous health care has become in this country, and I have good insurance. (Although not as good, I’m sure, as that of the self-aggrandizing members of Congress...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 23, 2009; 9:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Teaching All the Wrong Lessons in Howard County

By Julie Christiansen Heleba Ellicott City A few days before President Obama’s speech to America’s schoolchildren, Howard County school administrators advised principals that the address could be shown at their discretion. Hours after that e-mail went out, some other parents...

By washingtonpost.com editors  |  September 22, 2009; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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