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Ebola is scary, but flu is more deadly in U.S.

"In our country," Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Ulder Tillman told the County Council on Wednesday, "more people will die from the flu than they will from Ebola."

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 03:36pm EDT

Kapnos Taverna rumored for Bethesda's former Vapiano space

A Greek restaurant with a famous chef and a well-regarded D.C. flagship is rumored to be taking over the Bethesda Row space just vacated by Vapiano.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 03:25pm EDT

Colonial Downs to close thoroughbred track Nov. 1

he owner of Colonial Downs has surrendered his license to operate Virginia's only thoroughbred race track and says he'll close the turf oval on Nov. 1.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 03:17pm EDT

Holocaust Museum shows images of Syrian killings

US Holocaust Museum exhibiting images of Syrian mass killings, torture as civil war rages on

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:42pm EDT

9 charged with drug trafficking in Md., Va.

9 alleged members of Md. drug trafficking enterprise with ties to Va., Texas face charges

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:30pm EDT

Ebola and pets: What you need to know

After officials euthanized a dog owned by a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola, some are concerned about the canine role in the transmission of the virus. A local veterinarian says there's no need for alarm.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:16pm EDT
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Police looking for teen's rape suspect in Woodbridge

Police in Prince William County are looking for help identifying a suspect in the rape of a 17-year-old girl.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Man charged with shooting Norfolk State student

Man charged with robbing and shooting Norfolk State student near campus

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Colonial Downs shutting down Nov. 1

Colonial Downs shutting down Nov. 1, unable to reach agreement with its horsemen's association

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 01:30pm EDT

5 students, driver hurt in Md. school bus crash

5 students, driver have minor injuries after crash of 2 school buses in Walkersville

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 01:15pm EDT

Art deco design store coming to Bethesda

An art deco furniture and design store called As Time Goes Buy is setting up in a vacant Woodmont Triangle spot for an expected grand opening this weekend

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 12:50pm EDT

McAuliffe announces layoffs, increased booze costs

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announces plans to lay off 565 state employees, raise cost of spirits

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 12:50pm EDT

'Penguin Counters': Tracking penguins in peril

They waddle around in the snow and ice, lovingly protecting their eggs and providing endless fodder for popular culture. Penguins also serve as indicators of what is happening to the world's oceans.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 12:43pm EDT

Kitchensurfing.com launches in D.C.; in-home chefs a click away

You can cook for your dinner guests, serve them and then clean up the kitchen after they go home, or you can have a professional chef come to your house and do it all.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Man fatally shot on walk in downtown Federalsburg

Maryland man fatally shot while walking with cousin, 2 children in downtown Federalsburg

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 12:20pm EDT

D.C.'s homegrown chef to compete on 'Top Chef'

A number of D.C. chefs have competed on Bravo's hit show 'Top Chef,'and this season is no different. This chef has worked in a local kitchen since he was little.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 11:56am EDT
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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
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