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'She Kills Monsters': Dungeons & Dragons for the grownup crowd

High school hallways can sometimes feel like a labyrinth of discomfort. One 15-year-old escapes into the fantasy role playing game Dungeons & Dragons in "She Kills Monsters."

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:53pm EDT

Iran says journalists held over 'security issues'

Iran judicial official: Washington Post reporter, other journalists held on 'security issues'

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Unemployment in DC holds steady from June to July

Unemployment in DC holds steady from June to July; District adds jobs because of youth program

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:37pm EDT

SB-Urban goes micro again, this time in Blagden Alley

The project will offer "small-unit" (SB-Urban does not use the term "micro") furnished rental apartments "with distinctive shared living spaces for people who live a very urban and career-prioritized lifestyle."

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:22pm EDT

MCPS looking for more backpack donations

Montgomery County Public Schools is looking for more donations to its backpack and school supplies campaign as the first day of school approaches.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 02:05pm EDT

Md. university settles lawsuit over bat attack

Maryland university settles lawsuit over attack by former student who later killed, ate a man

Monday - 08/18/2014, 01:50pm EDT

Police warn parents of pot lip balm

A product derived from marijuana that looks and feels like lip balm is becoming popular with teens, police say, but it's a potent drug that can easily be concealed.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 01:44pm EDT

Here's what you need to know about D.C. Beer Week

D.C. Beer Week is here and ready to provide an entirely different kind of hangover.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 01:01pm EDT

Va. Supreme Court elects new chief justice

Virginia Supreme Court chooses Donald W. Lemons as chief justice

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:50pm EDT

Truland tells court of plan to abandon all contracts

The bankruptcy court trustee overseeing Reston-based electrical contractor Truland Group Inc. is throwing in the proverbial towel on what electrical subcontracts the company was working on when it shut down last month and has asked the federal judge overseeing its liquidation effort for permission to abandon its claim to the tools it has been storing for work on those job sites.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:44pm EDT

When to trim crepe myrtles

WTOP's Mike McGrath has advice on trimming your crepe myrtles and on how to get bugs, worms and creepy-crawlies from eating you and your plants.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Va. Lottery earns record $538.6 million

Virginia Lottery earns record $538.6 million in latest fiscal year

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Woman found dead in Prince George's County home

Prince George's County police are looking for more information after they say a woman was found dead in her home Monday morning.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:21pm EDT

Va. man sentenced to 40 years for wife's slaying

Covington man receives 40-year sentence for killing wife, burying her body in cemetery

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Voters head to polls for special election Tuesday

Tuesday's special election will be the last time Northern Virginia voters go to the polls before new photo ID requirements kick in.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:19pm EDT

It's D.C. Beer Week: A guide for 200 events where you can drink up

Nycci Nellis, The List, Are You On It?

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:13pm EDT

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Pet of the Week: Flint

Poor Flint! This wonderful 8-month-old Lab mix arrived from Mississippi two months ago, and he keeps getting overlooked by prospective adopters.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:10pm EDT

Author charged with DUI in fatal crash in Virginia

Journalist, author Donovan Webster charged with DUI in crash that killed Virginia man

Monday - 08/18/2014, 12:06pm EDT

Va. corrections agency, John Deere agree on lease

Va. corrections agency says equipment lease with John Deere will enhance farming operations

Monday - 08/18/2014, 11:40am EDT

Maryland, Virginia, D.C. see historic declines in auto thefts

Auto thefts saw major declines in the D.C. area in 2013, but AAA says it's no reason for drivers to let their guards down in the summer when most vehicle thefts occur.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 11:25am EDT
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