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Bartender takes knife for patron, medical bills loom

Mike Boone of Trusty's Bar in D.C.'s Hill East neighborhood was walking the woman home earlier this month when a man grabbed the woman's purse. What happened after that left Boone hospitalized. Now the community is coming together to help him.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 05:03am EDT

Tags: mike boone, trusty, bartender knife fight

'Frankenfish' found in Potomac tributary may break world record

"We have an unofficial world record that was caught here on the Potomac River, over 18 pounds. And that's pretty big," says Potomac River bass fishing guide Steve Chaconas.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 05:39am EDT

Tags: Frankenfish, snakehead, Potomac, fishing

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, Neal Augenstein, endangered rivers, American Rivers


Scrabble v. Scrabble: Are wooden tiles or touchscreens better?

Instead of wooden tiles, today's Scrabble game-play usually involves a touchscreen. So, which is better?

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 06:02am EDT

Tags: Scrabble, stefan fatsis, Word Freak

Goats for hire, come with voracious appetites

As an alternative to using herbicides, property owners in Southern Maryland can hire goats to chow down on unwanted vegetation.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 08:38am EDT

Tags: Prosperity Acres Farm, Sunderland, Mellomar Golf Park, Lower Marlboro, University of Maryland Eastern Shore,

Suspect in fatal hit-and-run has history of bad driving

A woman has been arrested and charged in the fatal hit-and-run of 21-year-old Shelinda Delores Arrington last Friday in Virginia.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 06:59pm EDT

Tags: Mount Vernon

Proposed building brings zoning debate to new heights

Debate continues over whether a building height rule that preserves D.C.'s unique look should be changed.

Tuesday - 05/01/2012, 07:46am EDT

Tags: zoning commission, Nationals Park

How to get the most at the auto shop

The better you are able to describe your car troubles, the easier it will be for a mechanic to help solve your problem.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 07:49am EDT

Tags: car repairs

Bacon helps save bacon in UMd. charity contest

Actor Kevin Bacon visited the University of Maryland in College Park for an American-Idol style competition Wednesday night.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 09:08am EDT

Tags: kevin bacon, Do Good Challenge

Married with meatballs: An IKEA love story

A first-of-its-kind wedding in our area left some onlookers wondering what the heck was going on.

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 06:21am EDT

Tags: ikea, wedding, meatball wedding, College Park

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