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Emergency managers challenged to educate public

Hurricane center, FEMA leaders challenge emergency managers to educate coastal residents

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:50pm EDT

13-year-old girl missing for two weeks

Police in Prince George's County are searching for a girl who hasn't been seen since April 1.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:43pm EDT

Dulles Toll Road fees won't rise for years

Many drivers have feared the cost of taking the Dulles Toll Road would keep rising in order to pay for the Silver Line rail project.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Closures surrounding D.C.'s Emancipation Day celebration

Police are alerting drivers to expect closures downtown for the Emancipation Day parade, festival and fireworks display.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:21pm EDT

Mizeur calls for legal physician-assisted suicide

Gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur calls for Md. to legalize physician-assisted suicide

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Va. Tech pays US fines related to 2007 killings

Virginia Tech pays $32,500 in US fines stemming from April 2007 campus massacre

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay

Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay just off the beach; 2 other vessels collide

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Concerns over bail model reflect misinformation

Concerns over data-based bail process reflect misinformation on the system's mechanics

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings plan

Gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings program

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s special prosecutor office

Attorney General Doug Gansler says eliminating State Prosecutor office could save $1.2 million

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:10pm EDT

2 W.Va.-based Boy Scouts councils plan merger

2 W.Va.-based Boy Scouts councils plan merger, members to vote on proposal in May

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Paid internships more beneficial for students, companies

Almost half of all college students have completed an unpaid internship even though they don't lead to full-time job offers as frequently as paid internships.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:51pm EDT

Pentagon City Mall facelift, expansion starts 'soon'

Simon Property Group's Fashion Centre at Pentagon City will undergo a reboot that will include the addition of 50,000 square feet and two new levels of retail and restaurants.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:49pm EDT

Va. small business owners advocate for Medicaid

A group of small business owners want Virginia House Republicans to drop their opposition to expanding publicly funded health care to low-income residents.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:41pm EDT

Rabid cat bites 2 people in Norfolk

Norfolk health officials canvass neighborhood for potential exposure after rabid cat bites 2

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:38pm EDT

Therapists use music as a tool to deliver treatment

It's looks like a music lesson, but really, it's therapy. Music therapists deliver treatments through song and play.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:31pm EDT
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Despite long winter, tick season starts early

Despite the mid-April cold snap, tick season is beginning around the D.C. metro area and that means it brings a risk for Lyme disease, according to a local doctor.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:16pm EDT
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Man behind Tysons standoff charged with setting fires

A man who spurred the evacuation of a Tysons Corner condominium building faces multiple charges related to the almost eight-hour standoff with police.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 01:10pm EDT

Man pleads guilty in shooting at Va. college

Man pleads guilty in shooting of 2 women at community college inside Christiansburg mall

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 12:40pm EDT

D.C.'s City Wildlife cares for injured baby squirrel (Photo)

A baby squirrel fell 75 feet from a tree and is recuperating -- with an over-sized cast -- at D.C.'s Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 12:34pm EDT
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