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    • Free Salary Negotiation Workshops for Women Aim to Close the Wage Gap

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The workshops are part of a push in cities nationwide to achieve pay equity between men and women.

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    • Auschwitz, Sex Assault and Police Shootings — Where Virtual Reality Is Going Next

    • By: Elizabeth Dwoskin, Michael Alison Chandler, Brian Fung
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 12 mins
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    The fundraiser invitation promised a night of “Cocktails and Virtual Reality.” More than 40 people crowded into a Washington rowhouse, sipping mixed drinks in Mason jars before settling into folding chairs and adjusting the focus on their Oculus Rift goggles.

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    • Former Church Member Launches 'Mormon Wikileaks' for Anonymous Sharing of Documents and Videos

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The Mormon Wikileaks web site seeks to build on a growing number of leaks that have shed light on the inner workings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its position on controversial issues such as gay marriage.

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    • Kindergarten Students Get an Introduction to Engineering

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Kindergarten Students Get an Introduction to Engineering" is from the October 26, 2015 Wildcard section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Alison Chandler and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Women Working in Male Prisons Face Harassment from Inmates and Co-Workers

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    It was a sweltering summer day when Taronica White first stepped foot into the yard as a new correctional officer at a maximum-security federal prison in Coleman, Fla. Before she started her shift, her supervisor gave her an oversize jacket to wear on top of her uniform. "In this facility, females cover up," she said she was told.

    "Women Working in Male Prisons Face Harassment from Inmates and Co-Workers" is from the January 27, 2018 Local section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Alison Chandler and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Women Racked Up Victories Across The Country Tuesday. It May Be Only The Beginning.

    • By: Mary Jordan, Karen Tumulty, Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Women racked up victories across the country on Tuesday, and are being credited with the Democrats’ big night overall. It is a testament to the remarkable explosion of women candidates who have entered the political stage since Donald Trump was elected president one year ago.

    "Women Racked Up Victories Across The Country Tuesday. It May Be Only The Beginning." is from the November 08, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mary Jordan, Karen Tumulty and Michael Alison Chandler and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • D.C. Is Among the First in Nation to Require Child Care Workers to Get College Degrees

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The city is at a forefront of a research-based movement to train providers like elementary school teachers. But they are still paid like babysitters.

    "D.C. Is Among the First in Nation to Require Child Care Workers to Get College Degrees" is from the March 31, 2017 Social Issues section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Alison Chandler and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Feeling Stuck in Your Social Media Bubble? Here's the Latest in a Growing Class of Apps Designed to Help

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Daniel Lubetzky, the son of a Holocaust survivor, has sought to build bridges among people in conflict throughout his career as a businessman and philanthropist. So when Lubetzky, the chief executive of KIND snacks, wanted to do something to mend the fractured country after the presidential election, he turned to one of the places where people are most divided — social media.

    "Feeling Stuck in Your Social Media Bubble? Here's the Latest in a Growing Class of Apps Designed to Help" is from the April 18, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Alison Chandler and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Still Checking Work Email on Vacation? This Employer Says ‘Stop’

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    No-email vacation policies are one way employers are dealing with the stress of the modern workplace, where technology allows people to field work emails late into the night and first thing in the morning when they roll out of bed.

    "Still Checking Work Email on Vacation? This Employer Says ‘Stop’" is from the March 06, 2017 Inspired Life section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Alison Chandler and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • National Education Association: More Than 1 Million Emails Sent to Senators Urging a Vote Against DeVos

    • By: Emma Brown, Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The National Education Association, the nation’s largest labor union, says that more than 1 million people have used an online form during the past three weeks to email their Senators to urge opposition to Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary. More than 40,000 people have called Senators using a hotline the union set up to access the switchboard at the U.S. Capitol, NEA officials said.

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    • This Doctor Pioneered a Way to Treat Stress in Children, a Startling Source of Future Disease

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Soon after Nadine Burke Harris opened a pediatrics clinic in a low-income neighborhood in San Francisco, she began grappling with the high rates of asthma and other illnesses that she was diagnosing in her patients. She wanted to understand why so many of the kids she saw were so sick.

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    • United by Post-Inauguration Marches, Democratic Women Plan to Step Up Activism

    • By: Scott Clement, Sandhya Somashekhar, Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Days into Donald Trump’s presidency, large numbers of liberals say they plan to step up their political activity, with Democratic women particularly motivated to take action, according to a new Washington Post poll.

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    • These Soldiers at Walter Reed Are Making Masks to Reveal the Hidden Wounds of War. And to Heal.

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Chris Stowe worked on a bomb squad during six deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. Between tours he sought help for the headaches, anxiety, memory loss and other symptoms of trauma and brain injuries he suffered while being exposed to hundreds of blasts.

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    • Men Are Slow to Show Support for the Women's March. Is It Considered Unmasculine?

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Of the 175,000 people who indicated they are going on the March’s Facebook page, just a fraction appear to be men. And the #WhyIMarch Twitter feeds show far more mothers and sisters than fathers and brothers. On the ground, march organizers in Houston, Cleveland and Pittsburgh reported that just a handful of the seats on their buses have been reserved by men.

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    • Capitol Hill Mom Directs Thousands of Anti-Trump Activists With Texts Sent From Her Living Room

    • By: Michael Alison Chandler
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Her calling system, called Daily Action, is one of hundreds of efforts being launched across the country to harness the energy from the Jan. 21 Women’s March on Washington and wrestle Democrats’ unrest and fear into something that can pivot the course of the country.

    "Capitol Hill Mom Directs Thousands of Anti-Trump Activists With Texts Sent From Her Living Room" is from the January 28, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Michael Alison Chandler and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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