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7 out of 10 feel safe walking alone at night in D.C. area

More than seven in ten people living in the D.C. metro area feel safe walking alone at night in the city or area where they reside.

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 01:03am EDT

Tags: Gallup

Science Museum rats bust brackets

Rats like basketball, too.

Saturday - 04/06/2013, 06:54am EDT

Tags: Science Museum of Virginia, NCAA basketball, Final Four, rat

Cherry blossom peak bloom is hard to predict

The first of thousands of visitors to the National Cherry Blossom Festival may not see many blossoms at all.

Sunday - 03/17/2013, 12:02pm EDT

Tags: Cheery Blossom Festival

Arlington approves new homeless shelter

The Arlington County Board unanimously approved a new, year-round homeless shelter Saturday that condo owners whose building backs up against the site oppose.

Saturday - 03/16/2013, 02:12pm EDT

Tags: Arlington County Board, Jeff Swarc, A-SPAN, Barbara Favola, Woodbury Heights Condos

14th Street most dangerous for cyclists, pedestrians

There are more collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians along 14th Street Northwest, than anywhere else in the District, but a DDOT review finds a "very high percentage" of the crashes in that corridor and across the city are caused by drivers, cyclists or pedestrians behaving badly.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 04:05am EST

Tags: U Street, 14th Street, bicycling, D.C., dangerous roads


Lottery for White House Easter Egg Roll opens Thursday

The White House expects more than 35,000 people at the 135th edition of the event, which will be held on April 1.

Sunday - 02/17/2013, 04:55pm EST

Tags: Easter Egg Roll, White House, Easter

Plan a getaway to area snowy ski resorts

The D.C. area may have missed the year's big blizzard, but residents can still play in the snow this Presidents' Day weekend.

Saturday - 02/16/2013, 04:32pm EST

Tags: Ski, snow

Traffic flow on I-66 at failing levels during rush hour

A new study finds the amount of time that I-66 is jammed could double to ten hours a day in each direction within 30 years.

Friday - 02/15/2013, 02:47pm EST

Tags: I-66, Silver Line, Environmental Impact Statement,

Obama and Congress to crack down on cyber security

The government is cracking down on cyber security with an expected executive order and a new bill.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 07:04am EST

Tags: cyber attack, cyber security, CISPA, executive order,

Proposed Va. bill protects soccer players from goals

Thousands of youth and adult soccer players in the area are gearing up for the spring soccer season. At the same time, a proposed bill in the Virginia state legislature aims to make games and practices a safer activity for soccer players.

Saturday - 02/09/2013, 03:31pm EST

Tags: soccer, soccer goals, the Movable Soccer Goal Safety Act, Virginia

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