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Girls Fire Camp: Firefighting is no longer just for boys

No one ever told Anne Slabinski or Marcia Reed they couldn't be firefighters. In fact, neither ever imagined herself battling blazes or saving lives. Yet after more than 15 years, collectively, the two women feel they have found their callings.

Thursday - 05/02/2013, 11:02am EDT

Tags: Arlington, Arlington Fire Department, Girls Fire Camp, firefighters

WTOP's guide to national Record Store Day

Check out exclusive National Record Store Day releases by your favorite artists.

Friday - 04/19/2013, 08:30am EDT

Tags: National Record Store Day

First look: Inside D.C.'s first medical pot dispensary

The waiting room at Capital City Care looks like a typical doctor's office -- hardwood floors, clean open space and a friendly receptionist behind the front desk. But before patients can pass into the back room, they must first scan their index finger to prove they are allowed to be there.

Monday - 04/08/2013, 03:36pm EDT

Tags: medical marijuana, Capital City Care

Metro anti-harassment campaign exposes predators

When the doors close, some Metro commuters hold their breaths.

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 01:35pm EDT

Tags: Collective Action for Safe Spaces, Metro, sexual harassment

Despite strides, Northern Virginia still grappling with homelessness

Despite improvements, thousands remain on the streets in Northern Virginia. WTOP takes an in-depth look into how some counties are addressing the issue.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 07:31am EDT

Tags: homelessness, homeless, andrew mollenbeck, Arlington, Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County, Alexandria, Arlington County

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Sexual assault victim: 'I was raised to trust the police'

A 196-page report by Human Rights Watch accuses police of mishandling or failing to investigate almost 200 sexual assault cases between October 2008 and September 2011.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 09:19am EST

Tags: human rights watch, D.C. police,

Tree-climbing anti-abortion activist banned from D.C.

A California man has been banned from D.C. after climbing a 40-foot tree on Inauguration Day and yelling his way through the ceremony.

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 02:42pm EST

Tags: D.C. Superior Court, anti-abortion, inaguration day

Pedicabs providing 'transportainment' for inauguration

As tourists from throughout the globe descend on D.C., pedicab drivers from all over the country prepare for what will likely be the industry's biggest weekend.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 04:22am EST

Tags: pedicab, inauguration, inauguration day, Inauguration travel,

Obama swag hits the shelves as inauguration nears

Throughout the Presidential Inaugural Committee store in downtown D.C., shoppers from all over the world gather to claim their inauguration swag.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 08:53am EST

Tags: inauguration, Barack obama, Presidential Inaugural Committee,

A full serving of the graveyard shift, with a side of insomnia, drunks and memories

The sound of clattering dishes inside The Diner in Adams Morgan betrays the late hour as hurried servers scuttle between tables. While most people are getting ready for bed, the graveyard shift at this Northwest D.C. eatery is just getting started.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 08:27am EST

Tags: restaurant, Adams Morgan, dining out, employment,

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