09 01 2014
  11:45 pm  
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Cbc Panel Asks 'What Has Happened to Black Marriages?'

Men and women must learn to love themselves first and be more open-minded if they want to get married and stay married. This was the conclusion of experts during a forum on relationships at the annual Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative weekend in Washington.
"Love thyself" is the first commandment of love," author and family therapist Audrey Chapman told the audience at the forum.

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Could More Time in School Improve Education?

Complex equation for balancing improvements, attention span

WASHINGTON (AP) _ Students beware: The summer vacation you just enjoyed could be sharply curtailed if President Barack Obama gets his way. Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan say kids in the United States need more school because kids in other nations have more school. While it is true that kids in many other countries have more school days, it's not true they all spend more time in school...

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Washington Construction Contractors Make Little Progress

"The way the economic climate is for us right now, it's very difficult for us to go out and compete against bigger companies that can go out and bid the jobs, companies that can afford to keep the people busy because they have the cash in reserve," Anderson said. "They don't have to bid a job to make a margin. They can bid a job just to make sure they're working." ...

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