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  1. Education secretary says he backs annual testingRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that testing U.S. schoolchildren annually in math and reading is critical for measuring their educational progress, setting the stage for what is likely to be a contentious Capitol Hill debate on the federal role in education. His speech - on the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson's introduction of a landmark education equity bill - was the Obama administration's latest effort to make its case for federally mandated testing.


  2. In serviceRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Army Pvt. Tyler W. Dumont has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Benning, Ga.


  3. No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuanaRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    While many liberal policy goals have proved elusive during Barack Obama's presidency, there have been dramatic advances for two causes that once seemed quixotic - the legalization of same-sex marriage and the decriminalization of marijuana. Neither cause was embraced by Obama during his first term.


  4. This i tness boot camp's a breed apartRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A dog's life used to be easier: Take a six-hour nap, terrify a squirrel, have a little can of something for dinner.


  5. Guide takes people on first presidenta s route through Ports.Read the original story

    Aug 9, 2014 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Olivia Telles, 11, and her grandmother, Dot Noseworthy, listen as Bill Littlefield guides a walking tour of downtown Portsmouth on Friday to show places visited by George Washington.


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