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  • AAA: Labor Day weekend travel to hold steady

    WASHINGTON — The summer vacation season is expected to end with a burst of travel over Labor Day weekend. AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates that 35.5 million Americans, including 850,700 in the D.C. area, will travel over the final holiday…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok blasts after raid finds bomb components BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of…

  • Mourners to pay tribute to slain television cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Salem High School will open its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus — Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was…

  • Why this is the worst time of year for ragweed allergy sufferers

    WASHINGTON — It’s prime time in in the D.C. area for ragweed. The season began a few weeks ago and will hit its peak sometime around Labor Day, before ending with the first frost. “Patients…

  • Update on the latest religion news

    BOX OFFICE-WAR ROOM Christian film is top new film at theaters NEW YORK (AP) — The Christian drama “War Room” is the top new film at theaters, according to the weekend’s box office figures. “Straight…

  • Top of Month: September Entertainment Guide

    It’s time for WTOP’s “Top of the Month” Entertainment Guide.

  • Pregame.com Line

    Monday Major League Baseball “National League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at ATLANTA -120 Miami +110 at NEW YORK -193 Philadelphia +177 at CHICAGO OFF Cincinnati OFF at ST. LOUIS -142 Washington +132 at COLORADO -106…

  • Search teams find Va. hiker alive after 3 days lost in Maine

    WASHINGTON — Missing for three days, a 78-year-old  hiker from Northern Virginia was found alive Sunday at a state park in Maine. According to WCSH 6, John Lyon, a resident of Dumfries, was spotted on…

  • Service pays tribute to slain television reporter, cameraman

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Community religious leaders gathered Sunday to remember 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward, the two television journalists who were shot and killed while working last week. The interfaith…

  • Customs: Beetle at Norfolk port first to be found in US

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say a wood-boring beetle in a cargo container at the Port of Norfolk is the first of its kind to be found in the United States. The U.S. Customs…

  • Teen and woman found dead in Newport News home

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Police are investigating the deaths of a teenager and a woman at a home in Newport News. Police spokeswoman Holly McPherson says officers found 16-year-old Demonte Chambers of Newport News…

  • Blue Angels to fly over the Pentagon and DC area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Blue Angels will be flying over the Pentagon and the Washington area this weekend as part of a team photo shoot. U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron will be in the region…

  • On-Air Ambush: TV crew’s killing unfolds in real time

    The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV…

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    The Latest on Houston deputy: Sheriff says 30-year-old man charged with capital murder HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 4:40…

  • Construction delays start of school year in Stafford

    STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — Students at a new high school in Stafford are getting an extra six days of summer vacation due to a construction delay. Media outlets report that the start of the school…