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Cellphone use at night poses risk to teens

Many teenagers keep their cellphones near their beds at night to text friends, but researchers say using phones after lights out poses a health risk for teens.

Wednesday - 10/03/2012, 06:16am EDT

Tags: cellphones, teens, mental health, Dick Uliano

New Md. traffic safety laws coming Oct. 1

One new Maryland law requires drivers to stop at dark intersections. The other changes the requirements involving child safety seats.

Wednesday - 09/26/2012, 03:43am EDT

Tags: AAA Mid-Atlantic, traffic safety, Dick Uliano, derecho, Lon Anderson, Maryland General Assembly

Long-term plan envisions light rail, bus rapid transit

Virginia planners are looking 30 years into the future and foresee connecting communities outside of what's traditionally considered Northern Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/25/2012, 11:05am EDT

Tags: Super NoVa Transit and Transportation Demand Management Vision Plan, Dick Uliano, sprawl and crawl, transportation, light rail

Ahead of anniversary, sniper victims move on

As the region begins to mark the 10th anniversary of the D.C.-area sniper shootings, some may remember the terror, while those touched by the violence remember the pain.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 02:53am EDT

Tags: sniper, Dick Uliano, Lee Boyd Malvo, John Allen Muhammad, Paul LaRuffa

Allergy sufferers sneeze on into fall

July failed to bring the usual summer break from high grass pollen counts, and now an additional aggravating pollen is in the air.

Tuesday - 09/11/2012, 06:40am EDT

Tags: allergies, pollen, mold, fall, Dick Uliano

NAACP demands federal investigation into Laurel police department

The videotaped beating of a handcuffed man by a Laurel police officer has spurred other complaints against police and a demand for federal investigation.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 06:34pm EDT

Tags: Laurel Police Department, Laurel, Md., Dick Uliano

Watching reruns offers mental benefits

When people sit down to rewatch their favorite TV shows, they're getting more than a few familiar laughs.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 04:46am EDT

Tags: reruns, mental health, Dick Uliano

Dominion: Severe derecho damage hindered restoration efforts

After reviewing its response to June's destructive derecho, Dominion Virginia Power says widespread, severe damage slowed power restoration.

Saturday - 08/25/2012, 07:44am EDT

Tags: Dominion Power, derecho, power, restoration, Dick Uliano

Save money on a mortgage with a simple change

Plenty of homeowners are refinancing their mortgages to take advantage of lower interest rates. But just changing the way you pay your current mortgage can save you money.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 07:03am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, refinance, mortage

Travel prices drop after Labor Day

If London has long been on your list of travel destinations, September may be the month to do it. Not only do travel prices drop after Labor Day, but following the Olympics, Europe will need people to fill hotel rooms.

Tuesday - 08/14/2012, 05:41am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, WTOP Saves You Money, travel, smart money

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