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Advice for high school seniors headed to college in fall

It can be exciting and nerve-wracking, but there are a few things a graduating high school senior should know about getting ready for college.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 04:01am EDT

Tags: blog, college, tips for going to college

What are the best of the worst fast foods?

Jon Hein, host of the Discovery channel's Fast Food Mania, lists his 10 favorites -- despite frowning disapproval from fast food critics.

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 05:19am EDT

Tags: fast food, best fast foods

Tips to keep safe as young black bears disperse

Black bears are on the move in Maryland and Virginia. And while most bears stick to deep forests in both states, a bear could pop up anywhere in the region.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 09:17am EDT

Tags: black bears

Cost of air conditioner refrigerant skyrockets

Be forewarned: If your air conditioner develops a leak, it could be more costly this summer. The cost of coolant has jumped dramatically.

Tuesday - 06/12/2012, 05:03am EDT

Tags: air conditioning, freon, EPA

Montgomery Co. can't close schools just because it's a holiday

Montgomery County Councilmember George Leventhal wants to see the school system close on two Muslim holidays.

Saturday - 06/09/2012, 09:52am EDT

Tags: Montgomery County, muslim, religious holiday, George Leventhal,

T.27 is smaller than a Smart Car

How tiny can cars get? If the Smart Car is small, the T.27 is even smaller.

Tuesday - 06/05/2012, 06:03am EDT

Tags: Smart Car, T.27, Gordon Murray, Formula One, F1 car,

Snoring Md. dispatcher disciplined, shifts under review

Steps are being taken to ensure Montgomery County Fire and Rescue dispatchers are not asleep at the switch after an emergency worker snored through a call last month, a county councilmember says.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 06:05am EDT

Tags: 911 call, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, Roger Berliner, Montgomery County Council, Richard Bowers

Bed bugs a problem in homes, not city offices

It was recently reported that bed bugs were found at a D.C. Department of Health office on North Capitol Street. However, Gerard Brown, program manager for Vector and Rodent Control for the Department, says, "It was not an infestation, it was one bed bug."

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 09:07am EDT

Tags: bed bugs, Department of Public Health

Surveys show employee loyalty down

Weakened by layoffs and reduced benefits, surveys show that workplace loyalty is in sharp decline.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 04:26am EDT

Tags: jobs, recession, employee loyalty

In weak job market, grads flock to unpaid internships

As college seniors get ready for the "real world," joblessness remains high and more and more graduates are taking unpaid internships.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 06:24am EDT

Tags: Heather Brady, internships, New York Times

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