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    • A Republican Mayor Had a Simple Plan to Help the Homeless. Now Other Cities Are Following His Lead.

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Denver is one of several cities to adopt a plan providing work for their most vulnerable populations.

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    • Can This Nightly Ritual Really Boost Your Self Esteem in 30 Days? Let’s Try It

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Can This Nightly Ritual Really Boost Your Self Esteem in 30 Days Let’s Try It" is from the March 11, 2016, Inspired Life section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • To Be Fair, Congress Actually Managed to Do Its Job a Few Times This Year

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    With Congress only narrowly averting a partial government shutdown this week, and even then just punting the hard decisions until next year, its understandable that the legislative body is seen by most Americans as broken and dysfunctional.

    "To Be Fair, Congress Actually Managed to Do Its Job a Few Times This Year" is from the December 19, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • How an Innovative Jail Yoga Program Helped Inmates Improve Their Parenting

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "How an Innovative Jail Yoga Program Helped Inmates Improve Their Parenting" is from the October 28, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • What’s on the Agenda for the Next Congress? Posturing, Mostly.

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Beginning in January, the United States will have a divided Congress, which doesn’t bode well for productivity.

    "What’s on the Agenda for the Next Congress? Posturing, Mostly." is from the December 14, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • These Researchers Used Holocaust Survivors' Memories to Track How Our Brains Process Gratitude

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "These Researchers Used Holocaust Survivors' Memories to Track How Our Brains Process Gratitude" is from the October 21, 2015 Wild Card section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • She's Starting Her Freshman Year in College This Fall. So Is Her Daughter

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "She's Starting Her Freshman Year in College This Fall. So Is Her Daughter" is from the July 01, 2016, Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • This Harvard Professor Explains Why We Were Born to Resist Working Out

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Imagine you’ve set your alarm to go for an early-morning run before work. But when it goes off at 6, the embrace of your warm, cozy bed is too enticing and you never make it out the door. Or perhaps you’ve packed exercise clothes with plans to hit a spin class after work. But then the allure of happy hour, or even your couch, persuades you to skip it.

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    • Russia Redux? Trump and Congressional Republicans Are at Odds over How to Punish Saudi Arabia.

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    President Trump has once again found himself at odds with Congress in his defense of a foreign leader.

    "Russia Redux? Trump and Congressional Republicans Are at Odds over How to Punish Saudi Arabia." is from the November 21, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Congress Wants to Know Whether Taxpayers Paid for Pentagon Charges at Casinos and Strip Clubs

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Congress Wants to Know Whether Taxpayers Paid for Pentagon Charges at Casinos and Strip Clubs" is from the September 25, 2015 Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • He Always Wondered If the Man He Helped on 9/11 Had Lived. 15 Years Later He Got His Answer

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 5 mins
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    It’s been nearly 15 years since their lives were thrust together for a few chaotic moments outside the Pentagon on 9/11. Lt. Col. Brian Birdwell never got to thank the man who held his leaky IV line and tried to keep him conscious as he lay on a gurney, parts of his body and half his face burned beyond recognition. Col. Rob Maness never knew if the severely wounded man he’d helped had survived.

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    • Meet the 19-Year-Old Black Woman Who Fought for Her Right to Run for Political Office — and Won

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Mary-Pat Hector has been an community activist since she was 9 years old.

    "Meet the 19-Year-Old Black Woman Who Fought for Her Right to Run for Political Office — and Won" is from the March 07, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • He Works as a Landscaper in Canada. He Also Happens to Be the Chief of His Tribe in Ghana

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The African man who may be seen trimming hedges around Vancouver is essentially royalty back in his village in Ghana. He received the call more than a year ago while working as a landscaper in British Columbia: The people he grew up with wanted him to return as chief of their tribe.

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    • This Republican Mayor Has an Incredibly Simple Idea to Help the Homeless. And It Seems to Be Working

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "This Republican Mayor Has an Incredibly Simple Idea to Help the Homeless. And It Seems to Be Working" is from the August 11, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • It's Time to Move to the Beach. It's for Your Mental Health, Research Says

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "It's Time to Move to the Beach. It's for Your Mental Health, Research Says" is from the May 10, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • These Yale Researchers Found the Part of the Brain That Determines How Well You Handle Stress

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "These Yale Researchers Found the Part of the Brain That Determines How Well You Handle Stress" is from the August 02, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Democrats Are Mostly Holding Their Tongues on Ivanka Trump’s Emails

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    After The Washington Post broke the news Monday that White House senior adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business, the obvious and immediate reaction was to draw parallels with Hillary Clinton’s private server use while she was secretary of state.

    "Democrats Are Mostly Holding Their Tongues on Ivanka Trump’s Emails" is from the November 20, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • She Wanted to Make a Difference. Now This Millennial Is the Mayor of Her New Town.

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    A 33-year-old single woman born and raised in the Deep South, Hundley had only a passing interest in politics most of her life. But a combination of gumption and curiosity led her to run for public office in a town she barely knew.

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    • This Harvard Professor Knows Why You Skipped the Gym This Morning: 'It Is Natural and Normal to Be Physically Lazy'

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Imagine you’ve set your alarm to go for an early-morning run before work. But when it goes off at 6, the embrace of your warm, cozy bed is too enticing and you never make it out the door. Or perhaps you’ve packed exercise clothes with plans to hit a spin class after work. But then the allure of happy hour, or even your couch, persuades you to skip it.

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    • This WWII Homeless Veteran Had No Family. So 200 Strangers Showed up for Her Funeral

    • By: Colby Itkowitz
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "This WWII Homeless Veteran Had No Family. So 200 Strangers Showed up for Her Funeral" is from the June 10, 2016 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Colby Itkowitz and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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