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On pace: Ending veteran homelessness in D.C.

Alan Banks is an Air Force veteran who experienced homelessness for 6 years. Now, he's working with others to end veteran homelessness by 2015.

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:37am EDT

Tags: veterans, homelessness, Miriams Kitchen, Friendship Place, Veterans NOW, Rachel Nania

Summer style do's and don'ts for the office

Don't let D.C.'s summer heat and humidity put you in a sticky situation when it comes to office dress code. Local style experts offer tips for dressing professionally during summer.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 06:42am EDT

Tags: 52 Thursdays, Rachel Nania, Sarah Gargagliano-Phillips, Michelle Marcinowski, style, summer, fashion

On-demand groceries: Fill your fridge in 1 hour

The market of online grocery delivery services is saturated, but a new-to-D.C. company promises quality foods, delivered in one to two hours.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 06:32am EDT

Tags: Instacart, groceries, grocery shopping, food, Rachel Nania

No longer a statistic: Learning to read later in life

About 48 million adults in the U.S., and 90,000 in D.C., read below a fifth-grade level. But for eight local adults, that's no longer the case.

Tuesday - 06/24/2014, 06:41am EDT

Tags: reading, Literacy, Washington Literacy Center, Rachel Nania

A school lunch menu where students have a say

At eight local schools, students have some input when it comes to what goes on their lunch menu.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Tags: school lunch, Healthy Schools Act, Rachel Nania, Aiton Elementary, Fresh Feature Friday

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The modern dad: Staying home to raise kids

Roughly 2 million fathers stay home with their kids full-time, and a growing number are choosing to do so.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 06:51am EDT

Tags: stay-at-home dad, Rachel Nania, parenting, dads

Crossfit: Cult? Or community?

Good or bad, everyone has something to say about crossfit. Is it a cult? A look inside the popular sport.

Thursday - 06/12/2014, 06:44am EDT

Tags: crossfit, cult, Rachel Nania

When school lets out for summer, hunger begins for many

For a lot of kids, the sound of school's final bell signals fun and freedom. But it leaves many students wondering where their next meal will come from.

Wednesday - 06/11/2014, 07:02am EDT

Tags: summer, meals, food insecurity, Rachel Nania

Revamp your summer cookout menu with healthy, meat-free recipes

Planning a barbecue? A traditional summer pastime can deviate from the traditional cookout menu. Cookbook author Angela Liddon offers vegan cookout recipes any meat-eater will love.

Tuesday - 06/10/2014, 06:28am EDT

Tags: vegan, cookout, recipes, Rachel Nania, Angela Liddon, Oh She Glows

Tattoo artist gives nipples and 'relief' to breast cancer survivors

Most people who visit Vinnie Myers at his Finksburg, Maryland, tattoo shop aren't there to get a black-and-white skull or a colorful full sleeve. Myers' clients come to him for nipples.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 06:24am EDT

Tags: tattoo, nipples, breast cancer, breast reconstruction, Vinnie Myers, Rachel Nania

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