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Potomac bass fishermen hope for a better 2014

As the weather heats up, so does fishing on the Potomac River. But a longtime bass fisherman hopes this year is not a repeat of the last.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:31am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, bass, largemouth bass virus, Steve Chaconas

Freebies and other deals for Tax Day

Businesses have transformed April 15 from deadline day to holiday by offering freebies and deals to weary taxpayers.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 03:20am EDT

Tags: tax day, tax day freebies, michelle basch

A guide to beating cherry blossom traffic

Peak bloom for the cherry blossoms also means peak traffic around the Tidal Basin. Here are some tips to avoid the worst of it.

Thursday - 04/10/2014, 04:28am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, cherry blossoms, Tidal Basin, Cherry

Driverless cars pose challenges, but they're coming

If you dream of owning a car that drives itself, Nissan is promising to sell them by 2020. And part of the region is taking steps to plan for their arrival on the roads.

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 07:03am EDT

Tags: driverless cars, michelle basch, D.C. DMV, Patrick Tucker

T. rex by FedEx: Giant skeleton headed to Smithsonian

One of the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons ever found is coming to the National Museum of Natural History.

Tuesday - 04/08/2014, 07:08am EDT

Tags: Tyrannosaurus Rex, Natural History Museum, michelle basch, T. rex, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Artifacts from record-breaking jump go on display

Imagine falling to earth, from 24 miles up.

Thursday - 04/03/2014, 07:22am EDT

Tags: Felix Baumgartner, Parachute, michelle basch, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian, D.C.

Bowser beats incumbent Gray in Democratic primary for D.C. mayor

The District of Columbia will elect a new mayor in November, as Councilwoman Muriel Bowser beat Mayor Vincent Gray in the Democratic primary Tuesday.

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Tags: Muriel Bowser, Vincent Gray, primary election, mayoral race, andrew mollenbeck, Max Smith, michelle basch

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Real language of D.C.: Get 'cised'

You know a native New Yorker when you hear one, but what about someone who grew up in D.C.? Researchers say the city does have its own language, and a study of it is ongoing.

Friday - 03/28/2014, 07:23am EDT

Tags: DC speak, languages, Clinton Yates, michelle basch, lingistics, D.C., how people talk in DC

D.C. Democratic mayoral candidates debate for final time

The debate among the four top Democratic candidates for D.C. mayor on Wednesday night got heated at times, particularly when the recent scandal involving businessman Jeffrey Thompson came up.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 12:57am EDT

Tags: mayoral race, debate, Muriel Bowser, Vincent Gray, tommy wells, Jack Evans, michelle basch

Md. school systems can ask for waivers on snow days

All the snow days this year have many schools in our region taking drastic measures to make up for lost time, including extending the school year. But some schools and students in the D.C. area will get a break.

Wednesday - 03/26/2014, 06:21am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, snow days, snow

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