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Should Metro shut down at midnight? Tell your stories

How reliant are you on late night Metro service? (Pouya Dianat/The Washington Post) After Thursday's report that Metro was considering shutting down Metro train service after midnight on weekends, a flurry of protesters took to the social web. .bbpBox35755783392075776...

By Katie Rogers  | February 11, 2011; 10:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Assignment Editor, Build-A-Story  
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Stewart-Colbert rally: Entertainment or pure politics?

UPDATE: We’ve just launched our Intersect coverage of the Stewart-Colbert rally. Find the latest from Intersect users and Washington Post staff here. And if you’re new to Intersect, you may find this tip sheet on how to publish stories useful....

By Marc Fisher  | October 27, 2010; 7:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Assignment Editor, Journalism  
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A failed bank and a failed story

I spent my Monday morning in Germantown, outside the last local branch of Waterfield Bank, trying not to look too pitiful. The bank was taken over by federal regulators in early March and on Monday, the branch was closing...

By Annys Shin  | April 6, 2010; 10:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Assignment Editor, The inside story  
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Assignment Editor: Snow stories that need your help

Many thanks for the outpouring of snow story ideas you've been pumping us all weekend. We have a few snow stories in the works that we'd love to get your help with: --What’s clear? Has your street been plowed?...

By Marc Fisher  | February 8, 2010; 12:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Snow stories: What you want to know

Washington Post readers are consuming enormous amounts of snow news, even if distributors are having a very tough time getting the print edition out to subscribers this morning. And the hundreds of you who have responded to Story Lab's...

By Marc Fisher  | February 6, 2010; 10:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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The snow stories you assigned us--and what's next

Yesterday here on the Lab, we asked you to suggest stories you'd like to see Post reporters jump into during the snow event, and dozens of you made really interesting recommendations. We've already assigned some, including: --Covering a wedding...

By Marc Fisher  | February 5, 2010; 12:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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You Be The Editor: Assign Snowpocalypse stories, Marc Fisher , February 4, 2010
 
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