Best of/by genre

 

Investigative
Human Trafficking in the Heartland (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism)
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Minor Offenders, Major Consequences (Center for Public Integrity)
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Nearly Half of DC’s Homeless Youth are LGBTQ, and They’re Not Getting the Support They Need (Washingtonian)
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Contributed reporting:
Sand mining surges in Wisconsin (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism)
Analysis: Emails favored Walker 2-1 (Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism)

National Politics
Healthcare Protesters Have Been Arrested On The Hill 500 Times Over The Past Two Months (DCist)
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What Betsy DeVos Means For Home Schooling Families (Washingtonian)
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Why You Can’t Trust Those “Rogue” National Park Service Tweets Yet
(Washingtonian)
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Local Politics
Transgender Activists Respond To Attacks, Demand City Bolster Protections (DCist)
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D.C. Bible Museum Denies Connection to Hobby Lobby’s Smuggled Antiquities (DCist)
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Unity Rally Not So Unified, Say Local Organizers Exasperated With ‘Tourist Activists’ (DCist)
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As Pizzagate Threats Plague Local Businesses, Washingtonians Say ‘We’re Not Intimidated’ (DCist)
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Opinion and Analysis
If You Can Strike on “A Day Without Women,” Do It for Those Who Can’t (Washingtonian)
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Ivanka Trump’s Activism Has A Lot In Common With Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Ad (Washingtonian)
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Social Issues and Identity
Crystal City’s Center Of LGBTQ Life Is a Purple Beach Bar–With Barbies (Washingtonian)
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Heartened By News Of A Grand Jury Investigation, Terrence Sterling Supporters March On (DCist)
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Washington’s Gay Campers and Hikers Share How to Show Pride Outside (Washingtonian)
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Scoops

American University Kicks Reporters Off Campus (Washingtonian)
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WJLA Never Aired Its Controversial Story About Man Dragged Off United Flight (Washingtonian)
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