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TRAFFIC ALERT In Montgomery County, all lanes are blocked on southbound Interstate 270 before MD-121/Clarksburg (Exit 18) because of a crash.
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WTOP's Rob Woodfork says the Redskins' switch to Kirk Cousins at quarterback was the right move, and that a divorce with the highly touted former starter is inevitable, so it's best for all that they do it now.

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Police officer shot after responding to wrong home

An Atlanta police officer was shot and critically wounded Monday when he responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at the wrong house, authorities said.

Pope to give priests power to absolve women who have had abortions

The change happens during the Holy Year of Mercy, which begins Dec. 8. Previously, absolution could only be granted by senior church figures.

Dog Tag Bakery helps vets, families launch new careers

A local business is 'baking a difference' in the lives of veterans and their families.

Hip-hop pioneers hit downtown D.C.

This Sunday night, Biz Markie and Doug E. Fresh hit the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown D.C. for the fourth annual All White Party — everyone in attendance must wear white.

Bike-car collisions worry Montgomery Co. residents

Montgomery County residents are concerned for cyclists’ safety after yet another collision between cars and bike riders Tuesday morning.

Amazon to let Prime members download videos

The e-commerce powerhouse will now let members of its $99 annual loyalty program download some shows and movies on its streaming video service to watch offline for free.

How clean is your agency’s cyber hygiene?

Faisal Iqbal, public sector CTO for Citrix, offers four things agencies should start today to improve the security of their networks and data.

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