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Potomac River named most endangered

The river that supplies the Washington area's drinking water is threatened by urban and agricultural pollution, a nonprofit advocacy group says.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 12:06pm EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, Colleen Kelleher, michelle basch, Neal Augenstein, endangered rivers, American Rivers

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LaHood to try to whip Dulles rail actors into agreement

A major meeting Wednesday could go a long way toward determining whether people will be able to take Metro to Dulles International Airport.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 12:22pm EDT

Tags: Dulles rail project, Silver Line, metro, Colleen Kelleher

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Politics, union issues could derail Silver Line project

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood will bring the biggest players involved in the rail-to-Dulles project together on Wednesday.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 10:17am EDT

Tags: Silver Line, metro, Dulles rail project, Colleen Kelleher, Ray LaHood

Feds seize 4 pounds of cocaine found in chocolate, drinks

What looked like chocolate bars and small drink boxes at Dulles International Airport turned out to be cocaine with a street value of about $130,000.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 10:43am EDT

Tags: cocaine, Customs and Border Protection, cocaine in chocolate, Colleen Kelleher

Ellicott City, Wolf Trap rank as top pet-loving communities

Two of the most pet-friendly communities are near D.C.

Friday - 04/20/2012, 11:00am EDT

Tags: pets, dogs, best places for pet lovers, Colleen Kelleher

Shuttle Discovery made history (VIDEO)

WTOP is closely following a final flight of space shuttle Discovery. NASA's oldest and most traveled shuttle is headed Tuesday morning from Kennedy Space Center and to the Smithsonian's Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia. Discovery was expected in the area between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. but may be arriving a half hour earlier.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 11:11am EDT

Tags: shuttle Discovery, Colleen Kelleher

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Temperatures reached 89 in Washington

"It's absolutely gorgeous. We're going to be running 20 degrees above where we should be this time of year," says ABC 7 Meteorologist Chris Naille.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 06:30pm EDT

Tags: weather, weather records, Colleen Kelleher

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Simple ways to stretch your food budget

The typical family tosses out $600 in food a year, but there are ways to keep a few of those dollars from disappearing.

Wednesday - 04/11/2012, 10:14am EDT

Tags: WTOP Saves You Money, refrigerator, stretching food budget, Colleen Kelleher

Falls Church homeowners top remodeling spenders in South

Four of the five top areas for estimated annual remodeling spending in the South are in the D.C. metro region, with Falls Church and Arlington County ranking No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Friday - 03/30/2012, 06:50am EDT

Tags: remodeling, Colleen Kelleher, National Association of Home Builders

Efficient driving can save money at the gas pump

There are ways to save money on gas. In fact, drivers can get gas for $2 a gallon, if they make several lifestyle changes.

Thursday - 03/22/2012, 08:11am EDT

Tags: gas, Colleen Kelleher, Kristi King, WTOP Saves You Money

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