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Tue Feb 26th, 2013

You can bet on Gold Cup!

Para-mutual betting is coming to Gold Cup this spring. As first reported on Fauquier.com that the "Virginia Racing Commission approved a pari-mutuel application from the Gold Cup that will allow wagering, previously illegal under state and local code." Gold Cup is May 4th. You can hear more details on how this is being done by clicking on the clips below.

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Tue Feb 26th, 2013

Oscar Party fun in a cool new place.

The brand new Edgar Bar & Kitchen hosted a Champagne infused "Moet & Chandon" Oscar Party" It was a great way to watch the Oscars and see this new place to "see and be seen" in DC. It is located in The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel. Click on the clips below to hear some of that fun night which included spending time with psychic Sherry Sherry.

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Tue Feb 26th, 2013

Common sleep myths

WTOP's Veronica Robinson reports.

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Mon Feb 25th, 2013

Virginia governor's race expected to be long and harsh

WTOP's Hank Silverberg reports.

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Mon Feb 25th, 2013

FreedomPop and Karma offer limited amount of no-charge bandwidth

WTOP's Alan Etter reports. More in The Boston Globe.

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Mon Feb 25th, 2013

D.C. banks on Nationals Youth Baseball Academy to excite kids

WTOP's Thomas Warren reports. More on the academy.

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Sun Feb 24th, 2013

Pop go the calories!

Whether it is a watching the Oscars or a movie itself, nothing makes the experience pop more than popcorn. But buttered popcorn is chock full of calories. A better and tasty alternative is a special kind of Olive Oil. As we learn from Renee Farr at Sapore Oil & Vinegar in the heart of historic Capitol Hill. 660 Pennsylvania Avenue SE. Click and listen below.

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Sat Feb 23rd, 2013

The perfect pair: The Oscars and great popcorn

WTOP's Bob Madigan

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Sat Feb 23rd, 2013

Changes are coming to Va. Gold Cup this year

WTOP's Bob Madigan

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Fri Feb 22nd, 2013

Gas prices going up in D.C. area

WTOP's John Aaron reports

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Wed Feb 20th, 2013

Nats fans head to sunny Fla. for spring training

WTOP's Craig Heist reports

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Wed Feb 20th, 2013

Tiny hidden cameras at center of Montgomery County court case

WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck reports.

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Wed Feb 20th, 2013

Sequestration would deal blow to Fairfax County

WTOP's John Aaron reports

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Tue Feb 19th, 2013

Hitting a significant birthday?

Some people throw huge parties, but not Deb Fiscella. The Montgomery County resident is using the occasion to help kids with cancer. She's telling friends "no gifts for me, just donate to $50forthekids". Listen to the two clips below for more of this loving story!

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Tue Feb 19th, 2013

Safety group calls for shorter license renewal period for seniors

WTOP's Kate Ryan reports.

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Mon Feb 18th, 2013

High schoolers make abilities shine!

The high school winners of the National 2012-2013 AbilityOne® Design Challenge got to strut their stuff. The only competition in the country for high school students where students use science and engineering to help people with disabilities. Winners received scholarship awards. Among the five finalists (listed below)were two teams from Poolesville High School in Poolesville, Maryland. They took 2nd & 3rd Place.

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Mon Feb 18th, 2013

Did you have crimes of valentine's passion??

There are thousands who did, including those who enjoyed the National Crime Museum's annual "Crimes of Passion". It was a three night adventure into the world of crimes and crime solving while being handcuffed to your date. Get a "feel" for what it was like in the two clips below.

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Mon Feb 18th, 2013

Sharing the love

One of those who decided to stretch Valentine's Day beyond the 14th was Imagination Stage with Love, Friendship, and Possibility: A Benefit Concert by Mario Bonds we spoke before his Friday concert. You may listen to the two clips below.

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Mon Feb 18th, 2013

Do you like to read? Thousands in DC would love to.

But they can't read or write. There are an estimated 90,000 adults in DC who have trouble reading and that's what the Washington Literacy Center (WLC) is trying to fix. At the 20th Anniversary "Love Letters for Literacy" we met former WLC student Gregory Gerald. You can hear his inspiring story in the two clips below.

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Mon Feb 18th, 2013

Md., Va., among most vulnerable in budget fight

Wells Fargo report says Maryland and Virginia among most vulnerable in budget fight

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