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Live longer by sitting less

People can add two years to their lives by sitting less than three hours a day, according to a study published in the medical journal, BMJ Open.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 07:51am EDT

Tags: sitting down

District remembers Metro crash victims 3 years later

The District is remembering the victims of Metro's deadliest accident ever and honoring the heroism of first responders on the third anniversary of the Red Line crash.

Friday - 06/22/2012, 06:56pm EDT

Tags: Metro, tiger cubs, Colleen Kelleher


Alexandria and Arlington reach compromise on streetcar line

WTOP's Kristi King reports from Alexandria.

Friday - 06/15/2012, 10:31am EDT

Tags: Alexandria, Arlington, streetcars,


Bath salts, Part 2: 'This drug is absolutely deadly'

The most dangerous aspect of the new drug known as "bath salts" is what experts and parents don't know about it, drug officials say.

Friday - 06/15/2012, 10:21am EDT

Tags: bath salt, bath salts, Amy Hunter,

Don't dress down at the office

Fashion etiquette experts recommend employees not fall into the trap of "dressing down" for summer.

Friday - 06/08/2012, 05:54am EDT

Tags: fashion, what not to wear

Zombies, and Kristi King, try new Apocalypse roller coaster

It's nearly summer break for kids across the D.C. area and that means a trip to the theme parks might be in order for some families. There is a new roller coaster in town luring thrill seekers to Six Flags America.

Thursday - 06/07/2012, 01:18pm EDT

Tags: Six Flags America, kings dominion, Hershey Park, roller coaster, coaster, Apocalypse

Some still hiring despite faltering economy

More job openings were advertised in March (3.74 million) then there have been since July 2008.

Friday - 06/01/2012, 01:00pm EDT

Tags: Jennifer Grasz, Careerbuilder, jobs,


Despite Internet, travel agents still serve purpose

Despite all the online options available to research and book vacations (think Kayak, Travelocity, TripAdvisor), travel agencies have survived the Internet age.

Friday - 06/01/2012, 10:43am EDT

Tags: travel agents, Washington Consumers

Why you shouldn't hit the snooze button

Restorative sleep that's helpful to bodies and minds doesn't happen within the 7- to 9-minute snoozes allowed by most alarm clocks.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 09:23am EDT

Tags: sleep, snooze alarm,

Commuter Idle: From Sparrows Point to D.C.

WTOP's Kristi King tags along as Brenda Wells travels from Baltimore County to D.C. by car, MARC train, Metrorail and Metrobus.

Monday - 05/21/2012, 05:23am EDT

Tags: Commuter Idle,

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