The D.C. Council tackles a range of progressive labor bills. The fight over who can grow medical marijuana in Maryland will go to court. And Fairfax County's schools superintendent steps down.
It’s the part of the newspaper where we recall lives lived — from global leaders who wielded massive influence to quirky locals who captivated their communities. In 2009, the obituary pages included a prolific television pitchman, a giant of American news broadcasting and a sharp-tongued political leader who doubled as a celebrity chef. We celebrate the stories of those who who left us in 2009.
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