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10 things to know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

Updated 1 hours, 12 minutes ago

Va. Tech massacre's 7th anniversary to be marked

Anniversary of Virginia Tech killings to be remembered at Capitol Square, Blacksburg campus

Updated 1 hours, 51 minutes ago

Marlins snap 8-game skid by beating Nationals 11-2

Stanton's 3-run HR in 1st off Strasburg helps Marlins beat Nationals 11-2 to end 8-game skid

Updated 1 hours, 55 minutes ago

2 ships collide, cargo ship grounded in Virginia

Coast Guard: Vessels collide in Virginia shipping channel; 751-ft carrier grounded

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:50am EDT

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:20am EDT

751-foot ship grounded in Chesapeake Bay

A large ship has gone aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay and the Coast Guard says it has received reports of other ships dragging anchor due to high winds.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:03am EDT

Easter lilies pose a danger to cats

Flowers are common in the home around Easter and Mother's Day, but local veterinarians say they can be dangerous to pets.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:06am EDT

Prosecutors confronting marijuana law's challenges

Prosecutors beginning to sort out complications in marijuana decriminalization bill

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 12:43am EDT

Benches clear in Nationals-Marlins game

Desmond-Saltalamacchia confrontation clears both benches and bullpens in Nats-Marlins game

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:58pm EDT

Relax gardeners, most plants will survive the cold -- except for some

Just a few days ago, many D.C.-area residents were outside working in their lawns and gardens in spring weather, and now there's a chance of frost in the forecast.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:43pm EDT

Man sentenced in botched robbery attempt

Man sentenced to 45 years for trying to shoot employees at Annapolis grocery

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:30pm EDT

Sean Combs to speak at Howard U. commencement

Sean Combs to deliver Howard U. commencement speech, among 5 receiving honorary degrees

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:20pm EDT

Temperatures continue dropping throughout Tuesday

A freeze warning is in effect for much of the listening area beginning Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:17pm EDT

Defense contractor agrees to $1.1M settlement

Defense contractor agrees to $1.1M settlement with US over allegations of false resumes

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:50pm EDT

Rays-Orioles game postponed by rain

Tampa Bay Rays-Baltimore Orioles game postponed by rain

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:20pm EDT

W.Va. man accused of threatening US senator

W.Va. man indicted on 4 federal counts, accused of threatening to kill US Sen. Manchin

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Md. gives customers a break on utility cutoffs

Md. utilities give customers a break on cutoffs after cold winter

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 06:21pm EDT

Siri gets in the spirit on Jackie Robinson Day

In honor of Jackie Robinson Day, baseball players across the MLB are wearing the number 42. The number, now retired, was Robinson's number when he played for the Dodgers.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:32pm EDT

Wizards' coach Wittman finally makes the playoffs

After historic amounts of losing, Wizards coach Randy Wittman finally has a playoff team

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 05:22pm EDT
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