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Groups want multi-state trails in Ky, Tenn, Va.

Groups want to link existing trials in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, make 1 system

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:26pm EDT

RJ Reynolds vowing to fight $23.6B in damages

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Backyard chopper: How one CEO will cut his two hour commute to 11 minutes

The commute from Chuck Kuhn's Purcellville farm to the Gaithersburg offices of JK Moving Services is about 80 minutes.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Montgomery County could target e-cigarettes

Montgomery County officials are considering targeting the use of tobacco-less "e-cigarettes" by teens.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 02:35pm EDT

Man exonerated in 1982 rape, slaying

A District of Columbia judge has declared that a 50-year-old man is innocent of a 1982 rape and slaying that put him in prison for 25 years.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 01:20pm EDT

Metro begins simulated service along Silver Line

Metro has begun simulating service on its new Silver Line, with just five days left before it opens to rail commuters.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 12:37pm EDT

Md. gun law supporter: Law is working

With a federal court hearing looming, a supporter of Maryland's 2013 gun-control law says there are early indications it's helping to reduce fatal shootings.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 12:34pm EDT

Va. lawmakers seek to build nursing homes for vets

House Republicans want to use money that had been slated to build a new office building for General Assembly members to build two new nursing homes that would serve the state's veterans.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 12:31pm EDT

Vote for the greatest sports movies of all time

After combing through the history of sports movies, WTOP has narrowed the field to the top 64 in a March Madness-style bracket.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:40am EDT

Arlington board narrowly backs Columbia Pike, Crystal City streetcars

The Arlington board on Saturday adopted a 10-year capital improvement program that includes funding for both the Columbia Pike and Crystal City streetcar lines, a pair of major transit projects that are seen either as important economic initiatives or massive boondoggles.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:33am EDT

Washington area home prices won't be back to peak until 2021

While home values in many areas in Washington are now close to where they were before the housing market downturn seven years ago, it won't be until late-2021 until prices across the region fully recover, according to real estate firm Zillow Inc.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:26am EDT

Smithsonian's tarantulas named

The three new tarantulas at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History now have names.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 11:22am EDT

Vulnerable beach towns can see future before storms hit

Vulnerable local beach destinations have a new tool to protect lives and property when extreme storms hit.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 10:29am EDT

Richmond seeks artist for dam walk project

Richmond seeks artist to provide public art for Brown's Island dam walk project

Monday - 07/21/2014, 10:03am EDT

Va. Beach provides online video of bridge project

Virginia Beach provides online time-lapse video of bridge replacement project

Monday - 07/21/2014, 10:03am EDT

W.Va. veterans clinic tentatively set to reopen

Greenbrier County vets clinic tentatively set to reopen in August, closed due to air concerns

Monday - 07/21/2014, 10:03am EDT

Pet of the Week: Rock 'n' Roll

If you're looking for a great family dog and aren't "into" the dog park scene, Rock n' Roll might be the canine companion you've been looking for.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 10:03am EDT

Agency to study improving 2 dams in Chatham

Federal agency to study proposed improvements to 2 dams in Chatham

Monday - 07/21/2014, 10:03am EDT

Montgomery County Board of Education to examine members' credit card use

After reports about the usage of Montgomery County Board of Education-issued credit cards became public, the school board said it would form its own committee to look at policies.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 09:18am EDT

Week of Weird Al ends Monday (Videos)

The final installment of Weird Al Yankovic's week-long release of new videos ends Monday.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 09:11am EDT
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