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Sens. King, Kaine visit Qatar before coming home

Sens. King, Kaine return from 9-day trip to Afghanistan, India, Pakistan

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 11:20am EDT

W.Va. gas contractor sued for race discrimination

5 black former employees of W.Va. gas pipeline contractor claim race discrimination

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 11:10am EDT

DC mayor proposes closing plagued homeless shelter

DC mayor releases $52M plan to close troubled homeless shelter, open smaller facilities

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 10:57am EDT

Vie de France Bakery closing in Plaza America

The French bakery in Plaza America will serve its final croissant this weekend.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 10:45am EDT

Lawsuit: Md. casino failed to pay for job training

Lawsuit accuses Maryland Live! Casino of disguising job training as school, failing to pay

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 10:30am EDT

Giant ends reusable bag rebate

You'll no longer be getting 5 cents back for every reusable bag you use at Giant.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 10:16am EDT

Think small: Valor flips from large condos to microunits in Dupont Circle

Valor's year-old plan to convert a portion of a Dupont Circle commercial building into eight luxury condominiums was short-lived. The developer has returned to the Board of Zoning Adjustments with a revised pitch: 21 microunits.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 09:51am EDT

Ex-school bus driver charged with touching student

Former Fairfax Co. school bus driver accused of inappropriately touching special needs student

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 09:14am EDT

Md. police dept. adds nearly silent motorbikes to fleet

The Bowie Police Department has become the first in Maryland to deploy quiet, energy-efficient electric motorcycles.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 09:06am EDT

Hilton to put new hotel brand at Pike & Rose

Hilton will debut its new "lifestyle hotel brand" at Pike & Rose in White Flint/North Bethesda.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 09:00am EDT

Md. woman ordered to pay $22K for rare book thefts

Bethesda woman ordered to pay $22K for stealing rare books from neighbor, friend

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:58am EDT

W.Va., Va. streams focus of monitoring effort

Conservation groups teaming up to train stream monitors in Virginia, West Virginia

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:57am EDT

Tickets available for Va. 7th District debate

Tickets available Wednesday for Oct. 28 debate in Virginia's 7th Congressional District

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:57am EDT

A definitive guide to the best minor league baseball towns

Breaking down the important factors that make for a good minor league baseball team, WTOP ranks each full-season club, 1-120.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:47am EDT

28 to be tested for TB at Bedford school

28 to be tested for TB after person affiliated with Bedford school tests positive for disease

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:30am EDT

Smithsonian museum hosts National Fossil Day in DC

National Museum of Natural History hosts National Fossil Day celebration with 400 kids in DC

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:16am EDT

Gas prices expected to fall in D.C. metro area

Prices at the pump are dropping nationwide. Soon, the average cost for a gallon of regular gasoline in D.C. is expected to fall below $3.35.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:14am EDT

Authorities identify body found in Roanoke River

Authorities identify body found in Roanoke River near Blue Ridge Parkway overlook

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:10am EDT

Virginia pumpkin growers reporting abundant crop

Agriculture officials say Virginia pumpkin growers reporting abundant crop this year

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:06am EDT

Prince George's officer suspended after DUI

Prince George's County police officer suspended after DUI citation in North Carolina

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:06am EDT
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