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A collection of the best cartoons of the last week by The Washington Post Writers Group's award-winning roster of syndicated editorial cartoonists from across the nation.

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Investment in infrastructure can help save lives and improve economic productivity. But state legislators don’t always make transportation spending a priority.

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Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn.

A collection of the best cartoons of the last week by The Washington Post Writers Group's award-winning roster of syndicated editorial cartoonists from across the nation.

The Napa Art Walk is designed to beautify downtown Napa while promoting an appreciation for public art. Every two years, new sculptures are placed around the city for locals and visitors to enjoy. 

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A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed Tuesday in the Italian port city of Genoa during a sudden, violent storm, sending vehicles plunging nearly 150 feet into a heap of rubble. The city's mayor said dozens were killed, although some people were found alive in the debris.

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Camping can be a blast, but following best practices is key to having an experience that's both enjoyable and safe for often fragile environments. Spencer McKee of the Colorado Springs Gazette offers a few guidelines to make sure you're camping in the smartest, safest way possible.

National Night Out, a nationwide program promoting community partnerships and crime prevention, took place in communities across Napa County on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. The events, which include free food and activities, act as a way to get the community to get to know and connect with their l…

More than 20 students between the ages of two and six participated in this year's summer fashion show at Hopper Creek Montessori School on Friday morning. Each child's outfit, which were made out of recycled newspapers, was designed and constructed by teacher Carmela Lara. 

Some 250 dogs and 450 people strolled the Oxbow Commons and downtown streets Sunday morning during Napa Humane's seventh annual Walk for Animals, which the nonprofit group said raised at least $95,000 for pet spaying, neutering and other animal welfare services.