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The National Zoo is set to reveal what killed a 6- day-old giant panda cub.
WTOP's Richard Day reports. More on Wal_Mart delivery service.
WTOP's Veronica Robinson reports. More from The Wall Street Journal.
And it's not just because it's name is BIG. Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) opens its Professional 61st Season with the world premiere of the Theatre for Young Audiences production of Big, The Musical based on the hit movie ‘Big,' Tickets are $19 each. It runs thru Oct 28th at Adventure Theatre MTC, 300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD 301.634.2270
Lots of Italian-Americans coming to the Nation's Capital for the 37th anniversary of the National Italian American Foundation. Listen below for some of the fun in store.
Sunday was the first of this year's Light the Night walks for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's National Capital Area Chapter. It was in Rockville and our two reports are below.
WTOP's Kristi King reports. N More on Md. foliage info.
Everyone knows that Beau is First Dog now but what about the future?? A fun children's book takes off with the idea of three dogs, realizing it is an election year want to run for "Top Dog". Written by Linda Kay Begley click here to learn more.
After having the opportunity to watch the first presidential debate at the Newseum hosted by PBS we got some interesting reactions in two reports you can hear by clicking below. The event's initial purpose was to promote Frontline's "The Choice 2012". It is a two-hour long documentary that "journeys into the places, people, and decisive moments that made the men who are competing for the presidency." It airs Tuesday, October 09 — 09:00pm on WETA and Maryland Public Television.
Nats Strike Outs have been very very good to Children's Inn at NIH a residential "place like home" for seriously ill children and their families! The Washington Area Toyota Dealers Ks for Kids program which pledged $37 to The Inn for every National's strikeout this season. Listen below to find out how well that work out!!
There was some very special tennis played at Georgetown Prep Tennis Club the other night. It was to raise money for the Yellow Ribbon Fund. It was called "Raising a Racquet for the Troops" The Yellow Ribbon fund assists injured service members and their families as they recuperate at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.
Well, that WAS the idea behind W Curtis Draper's "13th Annual Little Puff" an intimate gathering of cigar lovers (limited to 300 people). Proceeds from ticket sales and the auction benefit three local academic scholarships (The Erik Kristensen Memorial Scholarship in honor of a Navy SEAL killed in action; The Pat Krimm Scholarship & The Anne Berman Memorial Scholarship). As well as money for Breast Cancer programs at Sibly Hospital.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To give it a good start Susan G. Komen for the Cure held it's 3rd annual "Honoring The Promise Gala" in the Eisenhower Theatre of the Kennedy Center. Money raised will continue to support efforts in cutting-edge medical research and community health, including a major project in Southeast D.C. in Wards 7 and 8, communities with the highest breast cancer mortality rates in the nation.
And that's why more than 1,200 people braved the spitting rain to Walk to End Alzheimer's & Candlelight Rally in Northern Virginia. It is not too late to be part of the effort. The national 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer's is on The National Mall Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 9:30 AM
As was the case at the 10th Annual Michael Wilbon/James Brown Celebrity Roast and Golf Classic. This year the roastees were Wilbon and JB themselves. Listen below to hear what "magic" occured! All to raise money for DC Cap (the DC College Access Program) which as an organization has helped 18 thousand DC Students enroll in college
Prosecutors have dropped charges against a Maryland man accused of beating a 72-year-old man with a baseball bat.
WTOP's Neal Augenstein reports
Randi Martin, a View from Venus
Well, actually in Rappahannock County and a number of them are part of this weekend's 4th Annual Rappahannock County Farm Tour September 29-30 Rappahannock County is 65 miles west of DC in some of the most scenic countryside of Virginia. This popular, self-guided, family-focused farm tour emphasizes sustainable practices and incorporates farms, wineries, orchards, plant nurseries and farm schools into a weekend menu of events.
NEW THIS YEAR: Harvest Moon Farm & Forage Supper at Stonyman Gourmet Farmer in "Little" Washington --- featuring Chef Amy Brandwein, Executive Chef at Casa Nonna & Galileo Seating is limited. Tickets are $95 and can be purchased Farm Tour admission is a $5 donation per person, ages 16 and older. Tickets on line by clicking here.
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