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Navy vet’s ashes destined for sunken Pearl Harbor battleship Navy vet’s ashes destined for sunken Pearl Harbor battleship 12/06/2019 07:50am • PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — On Dec. 7, 1941, then-21-year-old Lauren Bruner was the second-to-last man to escape the burning wreckage of the USS Arizona after a Japanese plane dropped a bomb that ignited an enormous explosion in the battleship’s ammunition storage compartment. He lived to be 98 Things to do around DC this weekend: Dec. 6–8 Things to do around DC this weekend: Dec. 6–8 12/06/2019 05:57am • [caption id="attachment_20500009" align="aligncenter" width="780"] (Ana Caceres; Rick Diamond/Getty; National Geographic Museum; National Theatre)[/caption] All Weekend The Sugarloaf Crafts Festival at the Dulles Expo Center is a one-stop holiday spot featuring arts and artisans, crafters, demos, DC-area traffic changes, Metro work to watch for this weekend DC-area traffic changes, Metro work to watch for this weekend 12/06/2019 12:15am • [caption id="attachment_20492612" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Diverging diamond design of the new interchange in Stafford County, Virginia. (Courtesy VDOT)[/caption] The long-term weekend closure of Wiehle-Reston East, Red Line single-tracking and a number of traffic changes are among thing MLS hopes to put 30th team in Charlotte, North Carolina 12/05/2019 01:40pm • NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer will try to reach an agreement for ïts 30th team to be Charlotte, North Carolina, which could start play as soon as 2021. Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper made a presentation to MLS owners Thursday when they met in a hotel near the Brooklyn Bridge. Tepper w Booker's critical test? Languishing campaign plots a rebound Booker's critical test? Languishing campaign plots a rebound 12/05/2019 07:51am • NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The news of Kamala Harris' sudden departure from the presidential race came during an all-staff conference call led from Cory Booker's campaign headquarters in Newark, the New Jersey city that he led for seven years and that propelled him to national fame. Within hours, Booker Sunset in Hagerstown? City, team fight for minor league survival Sunset in Hagerstown? City, team fight for minor league survival 12/04/2019 09:09pm • The automated voice that greets you when you call the Hagerstown Suns' front office announces the club as “your single-A affiliate of the World Champion Washington Nationals.” This should be a time of celebration, considering 17 former Suns players and coaches were part of the Nats' incredible r D.C.'s Overwatch team to play at The Anthem, Entertainment and Sports Arena in 2020 12/04/2019 10:09am • Mark Ein is all-in on esports. The local entrepreneur's Overwatch team, the Washington Justice, will host five homestand weekends of the world's first city-based esports league in 2020, as part of the Overwatch League's new home-and-away format. The homestands will host multiple teams who will b Details confirmed for Tokyo Olympic marathon, race walks Details confirmed for Tokyo Olympic marathon, race walks 12/04/2019 09:31am • LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Dates and details of the routes to be used for the Tokyo Olympic marathon and race walk events in Sapporo were announced Wednesday, weeks after the IOC ordered the switch in search of cooler temperatures despite opposition from city officials. The IOC and the Tokyo org Northern Va. bus strike talks resume with threat of broader disruption Northern Va. bus strike talks resume with threat of broader disruption 12/03/2019 11:00pm • With thousands of commuters stranded for six weeks, and tens of thousands more people in Fairfax County on edge about losing their rides, negotiations resume Wednesday over contracts for hundreds of Northern Virginia bus drivers and other workers. Metrobus drivers at the Cinder Bed Road garage in Live! Casino & Hotel unveils new concert venue The Hall Live! Casino & Hotel unveils new concert venue The Hall 12/02/2019 08:21pm • [audio mp3="https://wtop.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/MD-LIVE-HALL-jfray.mp3" hide_date="true" hide_author="true" title="WTOP's Jason Fraley offers an overview of the new concert venue at Maryland Live!"][/audio] Maryland residents are about to get a state-of-the-art new entertainment venue. Olympic champion Mayer edges Paris for World Cup super-G win Olympic champion Mayer edges Paris for World Cup super-G win 12/01/2019 12:18pm • LAKE LOUISE, Alberta (AP) — Olympic champion Matthias Mayer ended Dominik Paris’ victory streak to win the first World Cup super-G of the Alpine ski season on Sunday. Mayer raced down the sun-bathed Canadian course 0.40 seconds faster than Paris, who won the previous three super-G races last Mikaela Shiffrin enjoys another big win in World Cup slalom Mikaela Shiffrin enjoys another big win in World Cup slalom 12/01/2019 11:12am • KILLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin’s winning margins in World Cup slaloms just get more remarkable. One weekend after finishing 1.78 seconds ahead of her opponents in Finland, Shiffrin was a massive 2.29 seconds clear of her biggest rival, Petra Vlhova, in the United States on Sunday. Shiff Germans win 6 medals, USA 5 at Lake Placid luge World Cup Germans win 6 medals, USA 5 at Lake Placid luge World Cup 12/01/2019 09:26am • LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Tucker West and Emily Sweeney both capped double-medal weekends for USA Luge on Sunday, the final day of the World Cup stop on the Americans’ home track at Mount Van Hoevenberg. West won silver medals on Sunday in both the men’s race and men’s sprint. Sweeney added a Small Business Saturday kicks off for Thanksgiving weekend holiday shopping Small Business Saturday kicks off for Thanksgiving weekend holiday shopping 11/30/2019 06:31am • (NEW YORK) -- Small businesses are expected to draw big crowds for their holiday weekend shopping deals. Since beginning in 2010, Small Business Saturday has brought in a total of $103 billion, according to the National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB).The numbers of Small Business Saturd Party like a spy: Spookstock is intel world’s hush-hush bash Party like a spy: Spookstock is intel world’s hush-hush bash 11/29/2019 04:45am • [caption id="attachment_20470963" align="alignnone" width="2000"] In this image provided by Mark Kelton, Lenny Kravitz, the headliner at this years Spookstock concert poses with Army Gen. Tony Thomas, former commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at the annual Spookstock event, While many Was
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