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1 killed, several hurt in Montgomery crash

Updated: November 21; 10:33 AM ET Montgomery County Police are releasing details from Saturday’s fatal crash in the Calverton area. Officers responding to a report of a domestic dispute at a restaurant shortly after 3:00 p.m. spoke to a women...

By Martin Weil  | November 20, 2010; 6:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Walk to benefit homeless closes streets

A walkathon to benefit homeless in the Washington region is closing streets around the National Mall.

By The Associated Press  | November 20, 2010; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Live Twitter Map: Wuerl elevated

Follow tweets from around the globe following the elevation of Washington Donald W. Wuerl and 23 other men to cardinal.

By Washington Post Editors  | November 20, 2010; 10:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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2 killed in fiery Pr. William crash

Two people were killed Friday night in a fiery car crash in Prince William County, county police said. The crash occurred about 9:15 p.m. in the Gainesville area, said Officer Jonathan Perok, a police spokesman. Details of the crash at...

By Martin Weil and Clarence Williams  | November 20, 2010; 12:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Pr. Geo.'s police arrest 3 in car vandalisms

Prince George's County Police have three people in custody in connection with approximately 250 cases of car vandalism, WUSA 9 reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 4:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Proposal on the Red Line, or maybe not

Dear D.C. residents, We here at Post Now need your help. A friend of a friend of a friend has posted an interesting Facebook message this Friday: Just witnessed a marriage proposal on the Metro (for DC folks...it was the...

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 4:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Thanksgiving bargains: D.C.'s blogs

Good afternoon. Yes, I know, into every life a little rain must fall, but the sunshine is so much nicer. A lovely day outside, so get out and soak up a little vitamin D if you can. We've got a...

By Lori Aratani  | November 19, 2010; 4:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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D.C.'s Jose Andres gets award from Spain

D.C.'s own celebrity chef, by way of Spain, is getting one of his native country's highest culture awards.

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 11:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Md. woman dies after being set on fire

A 37-year-old woman who was set on fire last month in the woods in Laurel died Thursday at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Howard County Police said. Pamela Myers, of no fixed address in Laurel, had been in critical condition...

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 11:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Pr. Geo.'s leaders: Johnsons should quit

Three Prince George's County officials are calling for County Executive Jack B. Johnson (D) to step aside before his term expires Dec. 6. They also said his wife, Leslie Johnson, newly elected to the council, should decline to be sworn in.

By Washington Post Editors  | November 19, 2010; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Arlington students to get iPads

Arlington public schools will use a $70,000 donation to buy more iPads for its elementary school and career center students, the Washington Examiner reports. The Children’s Fund of Metropolitan Washington gave the school system the grant to support the Virginia...

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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D.C. woman injured in house fire

A District woman was taken to the hospital with critical burn injuries Friday after a fire broke out in a Northwest home, WUSA 9 reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 10:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Arlington, Fairfax seek streetcar funds

Transportation officials from Arlington and Fairfax counties gathered community comments regarding the five-mile Columbia Pike Streetcar plan as they prepare the documentation to apply for federal funding. The second of two forums this week addressed track alignments, station locations, facilities...

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 10:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Va. high school restores Fs

West Potomac High School Principal Cliff Hardison announced Friday morning that he was reversing new grading policies that all but banished the letter F and allowed students caught cheating to retake tests rather than get zeroes. The change comes after...

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 10:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Md. juvenile services sec. to leave post

Maryland Department of Juvenile Services Secretary Donald DeVore said Thursday he won't seek reappointment to the post, after a difficult tenure marked by a critical state audit and a variety of unfavorable reports by an independent state monitor.

By Associated Press  | November 19, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Charge: Students shown inappropriate pic

A Stafford County school bus driver has resigned after she was accused of showing students an inappropriate photo, NBC 4 reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 19, 2010; 9:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
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Lori's A.M. Buzz: It's National Adoption Day

In celebration of National Adoption Day, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Service Kathleen Sebelius will finalize the adoption of two local families at a ceremony today in the conference room of the Herbert Hoover Building on Independence Street.

By Lori Aratani  | November 19, 2010; 8:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Man killed pushing car on BW Parkway

A man whose car apparently broke down on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway was killed early Friday, police said, struck by another vehicle as he pushed his own car down the highway. The man was heading south on the parkway when the...

By Debbi Wilgoren  | November 19, 2010; 5:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
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Several rescued from fire in NW D.C.

D.C. firefighters rescued several people from a burning building Thursday night in Northwest Washington, officials said. Firefighters were dispatched to the 100 block of Kennedy Street about 10 p.m. for the report of a fire in a two-story building,...

By Clarence Williams  | November 18, 2010; 10:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Going 'Metroloko' -- D.C.-area blogs

Good afternoon. Talk about timely. All this talk about Four Loko, the caffeinated alcoholic beverage that's the current target of federal regulators has Unsuck DC Metro thinking about another kind of "Loko." Meanwhile, Park View, D.C. was pleasantly surprised by...

By Lori Aratani  | November 18, 2010; 4:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Body found in box in Md. identified

A Maryland State Police spokeswoman said Thursday that the state medical examiner’s office has ruled the death a homicide, but she says the cause of death is undetermined.

By Associated Press  | November 18, 2010; 2:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Teens charged in Md. center animal thefts

Baltimore police say two brothers, ages 14 and 11, have been charged as juveniles with stealing a dozen exotic animals from a city-run nature center.

By Associated Press  | November 18, 2010; 1:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Push for Leslie Johnson to forgo council

At least three members of the Prince George's County Council want Leslie Johnson to forgo the District 6 seat she won earlier this month, say several sources close to the council .

By Miranda S. Spivack, Ovetta Wiggins and Hamil R. Harris  | November 18, 2010; 1:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
 
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Army details Agent Orange use at Md. post

The Army is revealing details of Agent Orange testing at Fort Detrick in Frederick decades ago. The Army Corps of Engineers made a preliminary report Wednesday of its search for information about open-air testing of the herbicide known for its toxic effects on U.S. troops exposed to it in Vietnam.

By Associated Press  | November 18, 2010; 12:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Metro train hits equipment on the tracks

Metro says the Wheaton and Glenmont stations are closed due to a situation outside Wheaton. Shuttle bus service has been requested between the two stations.

By Washington Post editors  | November 18, 2010; 12:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Va. prison gets videophones for the deaf

A Virginia prison will become the first major institution in the country to install a videophone so deaf inmates can communicate with family and friends, as part of the recent settlement of a lawsuit.

By Associated Press  | November 18, 2010; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Bed bugs found in 5 GWU dorms

The GW Hatchet reports – and a George Washington University spokesperson confirmed – that bed bug infestations have been reported in five residence halls this semester. University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard declined to release the names of affected residence halls, citing...

By Washington Post editors  | November 18, 2010; 11:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Car crashes into Woodbridge house

A Woodbridge family is without their home after a car crashed into it early Thursday morning, WUSA 9 reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 18, 2010; 10:38 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Trial in Md. dog shooting starts Friday

The differing accounts of what happened at the Quail Run community's dog park are scheduled to be aired Friday in an Annapolis courtroom, The Baltimore Sun reports. A judge is to decide if Keith Elgin Shepherd, 32, a civilian police...

By Washington Post editors  | November 18, 2010; 10:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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IRS has $2.3 mil for Virginians

The Internal Revenue Service says it has $2.3 million in unclaimed federal tax refunds that it wants to return to Virginians.

By Associated Press  | November 18, 2010; 9:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Discovery to reopen Silver Spring park

Discovery Communications will reopen its public park in Silver Spring during the daytime on weekends only, The Gazette reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 18, 2010; 9:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Lori's A.M. Buzz: A decade (!) of Harry Potter

The newest Harry Potter movie opens Friday. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 1" is the first part of the last movie in the 10-year (yes, can you believe it? Ten years!) franchise about the boy wizard and his battle against the evil Lord Voldemort. Of course, to fans, it's SO much more than that, but I only have so much space.

By Lori Aratani  | November 18, 2010; 8:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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D.C. teacher beaten near school

Security is being tightened this week outside an elementary school in Southeast Washington after a teacher was badly beaten during an apparent robbery, WRC-TV (Channel 4) is reporting. The news station said the 46-year-old teacher had parked about a block...

By Debbi Wilgoren  | November 18, 2010; 7:06 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
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Metro's Farragut North station reopens

The Farragut North Metro station reopened Thursday morning after closing Wednesday when concrete fell through a ceiling tile in the roof of the underground tunnel. Metro spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein said technIcal difficulties were preventing Metro from posting the information about...

By Ann Scott Tyson  | November 18, 2010; 4:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Wal-Mart plans four stores for D.C.

It's official: Wal-Mart is coming to the District.

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 6:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Suspicious package reported near Sibley

D.C. Police are investigating the report of a suspicious package near Sibley Hospital in Northwest, officials said. Police were called for a package in the median of the roadway at Loughboro Road and Dalecarlia Parkway about 5:30 p.m., said...

By Clarence Williams  | November 17, 2010; 6:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Chandra Levy jury heads home for the day

The jury in the trial of Ingmar Guandique, charged with killing Chandra Levy in 2001, has gone home for the day, Crime Scene reports. They will reconvene and continue deliberations Thursday morning.

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 4:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Petition to keep Leslie Johnson off council

Some Prince George's residents have started an online petition to keep Leslie Johnson from taking her seat on the county council.

By Ovetta Wiggins  | November 17, 2010; 4:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Md. oystermen strike over oyster price drop

Chesapeake Bay watermen are striking to protest a drop in oyster prices. The strike comes a week before Thanksgiving, and Danny Webster of Deal Island says watermen are hoping buyers who have to fill orders for the approaching holiday will relent.

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Army investigates Va. soldier's death

The Army is conducting a criminal investigation into the July 2 death of a Virginia soldier in Iraq.

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Carrot mobs, bacon coffee: D.C.'s blogs

Good afternoon. It's been one of those days. There were three fire alarms in my building this morning -- each about an hour apart. So suffice it to say -- despite several highly caffeinated beverages (but no Four Loko) --...

By Lori Aratani  | November 17, 2010; 2:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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MoCo rec centers to scan finger veins

Three Montgomery County recreation centers will ask residents for a hand come January. Well, actually just a finger.

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 1:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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AAA: Thanksgiving travel up 11 percent

AAA predicts Thanksgiving holiday travel will increase 11.4 percent, with 42.2 million travelers taking a trip at least 50 miles away from home, The Washington Business Journal reports. AAA defines the Thanksgiving travel period as Nov. 24 through Nov. 28....

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Md.: Benefits paid to ineligible recipients

Maryland paid $46 million in unemployment insurance benefits to people ineligible for the assistance in fiscal 2010, state officials said Tuesday, the Washington Examiner reports. The payouts represent roughly 5 percent of the state's total unemployment insurance payments in fiscal...

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Board says DC9 will remain closed

The D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration has denied a motion to reopen DC9, TBD.com reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 12:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Washington Hospital nurses call off strike

The nurses at the Washington Hospital Center will no longer hold a one-day strike next Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, because the nurses’ union and management have agreed to go back to the bargaining table, sources said Wednesday.

By Lena Sun  | November 17, 2010; 11:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Foreclosures hit 2-year low in Montgomery

Home foreclosures in Montgomery County are at their lowest level in two years, according to a county report released last week, the Gazette reports. There were 1,428 foreclosure events in Montgomery in the third quarter of the year — July...

By Lori Aratani  | November 17, 2010; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Va. plantation owned by Pocahontas sold

A historic plantation on the James River in Surry County has a new owner.

By Associated Press  | November 17, 2010; 10:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Stolen animals back at Md. nature center

Animals stolen from a Maryland nature center -- including turtles, chameleons, geckos and a Madagascar hissing cockroach -- have been recovered and returned to the preserve, The Baltimore Sun reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 9:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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5 charged in area prostitution ring

Federal prosecutors say five men are facing charges they ran a multi-state prostitution ring.

By Associated Press  | November 17, 2010; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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D.C. postal workers injured in storms

The storms that moved through the Washington region overnight blew the windows out of 20 to 30 postal vehicles and left two workers with minor injuries, Federal Eye reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Share your damage reports

Fierce thunderstorms tore through the region overnight, causing lingering problems. What's it like in your neighborhood?

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 7:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Powerful storms blast region overnight

updated at 7 a.m. Tuesday's steady rain culminated in fierce storms overnight that tore roofs off buildings and downed trees and power lines, leaving thousands without electricity in North Arlington and Prince George's County and blocking some secondary commuter routes....

By Debbi Wilgoren  | November 17, 2010; 5:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Lori's A.M. Buzz: Levy jury gets to work

The jury in the case of the man accused of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy begins deliberations today. On Wednesday, both sides offered the closing arguments with the prosecution calling the killing of Levy a "ghastly crime."

By Washington Post editors  | November 17, 2010; 5:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Body found in box on side of Md. highway

State police say highway workers found a body in a box on the side of Interstate 70 in Frederick County.

By Associated Press  | November 16, 2010; 5:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Are you a plastic bag pariah? D.C.'s blogs

Good afternoon. It is afternoon, right? It's hard to tell because I see the same soggy gray sky I saw when I commuted in this morning. But the clouds should clear by tomorrow. Today in the blogosphere? Pancakes and plastic...

By Lori Aratani  | November 16, 2010; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Va. recycling rates up in 2009

Recycling of electronics helped Virginia's recycling rate inch up in 2009, The Daily Press of Virginia reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 16, 2010; 2:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Metrobus, vehicle accident on E. Capitol St.

Seven people were taken to Washington area hospital Tuesday afternoon following an accident in Northeast between a Metrobus and a vehicle, D.C. Fire and EMS report. None of the injuries appear to be serious.

By Washington Post editors  | November 16, 2010; 1:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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MoCo school officials push for bus fees

The Montgomery County school board will push for legislation that would allow the county to charge students bus fees, the Washington Examiner reports. When it meets with the county's state lawmakers Tuesday night, the board also plans to endorse bills...

By Washington Post editors  | November 16, 2010; 12:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Education, Maryland  
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U-Va. immigration study to be released

Prince William County officials will learn how a policy aimed at cutting the number of illegal immigrants in the county has affected the community. The University of Virginia is presenting its two-year study of the policy to the county Tuesday....

By Associated Press  | November 16, 2010; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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5 Howard stores cited for sales to minors

Five Howard County businesses have been cited for selling alcohol to underage customers -- part of an undercover operation conducted by Howard police, which sends teenage volunteers in to test local stores. Centennial Cue & Karaoke in Ellicott City, Dobbin...

By Washington Post editors  | November 16, 2010; 12:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Enter our lion cub naming contest

The Washington Post and the National Zoo are having a naming contest for two of the zoo's new lion cubs. Get your video skills ready, and come up with some names.

By Washington Post editors  | November 16, 2010; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
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The truth about Centreville's 'UFO'

The mysterious blue light spotted over Centreville that some speculated might be a . . . UFO? Turns out it was just a glider -- reports Fox 5, which broke the story of the initial "sighting" Nov. 3. The television...

By Washington Post editors  | November 16, 2010; 11:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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Md. Christmas Trees with a Latvian spin

The Maryland Christmas Tree Association is making a Latvian connection. The Latvian capital of Riga is said by some to be where the Christmas tree tradition began 500 years ago. So, starting Tuesday, the association is offering a free week...

By Associated Press  | November 16, 2010; 11:11 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Largo High closing early due to gas smell

Largo High School is closing early Tuesday because of a strong smell of gas in the building. Prince George's County Fire Department has said students should not be in the building until the smell dissipates. Buses are returning to the school transport students home.

By Washington Post editors  | November 16, 2010; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Two seriously injured in Fairfax accident

Fairfax County Police say two people were seriously injured in a crash Monday night in Alexandria, WUSA 9 reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 16, 2010; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Lori's A.M. Buzz: Get ready for TGIBF

OK, so we're 10 days early. But you need a head start on holiday shopping and we're going to help. See our ongoing Black Friday coverage with tips and news about the latest deals and predictions.

By Lori Aratani  | November 16, 2010; 5:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  DC, Loris AM Buzz, Maryland, Traffic and Transportation, Virginia, Weather  | Tags:  loris am buzz  
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Photo of abandoned baby released

Fairfax County police have released a photograph of the newborn left in the parking lot of a Springfield Catholic church just before Mass on Sunday.

By Washington Post editors  | November 15, 2010; 3:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, Virginia  
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Man dies after being hit by CSX train

A 28-year-old Ellicott City man died Sunday night after he was hit by a CSX freight train, The Baltimore Sun reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 15, 2010; 1:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Reward in military building shootings

The FBI is offering a $20,000 reward to anyone who can identify the unknown person who shot at military buildings in Northern Virginia five times between Oct. 16 and Nov. 2, Crime Scene reports.

By Washington Post editors  | November 15, 2010; 1:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Teen recovering from fall on Sugarloaf

Maryland State Police say a 17-year-old boy is recovering from serious injuries after he fell 30 to 50 feet while hiking on Sugarloaf Mountain near the Frederick County community of Stronghold.

By Associated Press  | November 15, 2010; 1:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Jack Johnson back on the job

Three days after Jack B. Johnson was arrested on charges of evidence tampering and destroying evidence, the Prince George's County executive was back at his office in Upper Marlboro.

By Miranda S. Spivack  | November 15, 2010; 11:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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9 arrested, including 3 Pr. Geo.'s officers

Three police officers were arrested Monday morning as they came to work in Beltsville, according to sources with knowledge of the arrests. The arrest are said to be related to the Friday arrest of Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson and his wife.

By Mary Pat Flaherty and Matt Zapotosky  | November 15, 2010; 10:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (81)
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Lori's A.M. Buzz: Big bucks in higher ed

Is it Monday already? The weekend certainly went by quickly -- and what a lovely weekend it was. Hope you got a chance to get out and enjoy the sun because it looks like it may be taking a bit...

By Washington Post editors  | November 15, 2010; 5:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Police: Teen stabbed at mall

Anne Arundel County police have charged three people after a teen was stabbed during a fight in Arundel Mills Mall.

By The Associated Press  | November 14, 2010; 4:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Teen charged in pizza shop slaying

Police have charged a Pasadena teen in a holdup at a Glen Burnie pizza shop that left a 20-year-old man dead.

By The Associated Press  | November 14, 2010; 4:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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One dead in Bethesda crash

One driver is dead and another is injured after a crash early Sunday in Bethesda.

By Washington Post editors  | November 14, 2010; 10:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Newborn baby found in Springfield

A newborn baby girl was found near a church in Springfield Sunday morning, according to WUSA9.

By Washington Post editors  | November 14, 2010; 10:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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