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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:54 PM EST

Eagle Population Grows As DC Adopts New Environmental Bill

Eagle Population Grows As DC Adopts New Environmental Bill

As the local bald eagle population grows, the District has signed new legiation designed to protect the city's rivers and wildlife. News4's Mark Segraves reports.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:03 PM EST

Proof We Can Have a Civil Dialogue -- Even About Politics

Proof  We Can Have a Civil Dialogue -- Even About Politics

"And we agree. We agree! We all agree!" said one. "I think that everyone genuinely loves the country, and people just have questions that they don't necessarily have the answers to," said another. Remarkably, what began as demonstrations outside of the Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor in Maryland Friday gave way to relatively civil debates between critics and supporters of President Donald Trump. News4 Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins shows us how it unfolded.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:26 PM EST

"Elect Her" Aims to Promote Women in Poliltics

"Elect Her" Aims to Promote Women in Poliltics

"Elect Her" starts training women for political office early -- in college. At Northern Virginia Community College, the program is making a difference for women at the Alexandria campus. News4's Julie Carey met some of the women who have benefitted.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:28 PM EST

How to Avoid Being Watched By Your Smart TV

How to Avoid Being Watched By Your Smart TV

If you have a smart TV, it may be watching you. If you don't like the idea of your TV-watching habits being tracked, Consumer Reporter Susan Hogan shares some ways to get around it.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 07:16 PM EST

Keeping Middle-Schoolers -- and Their Parents -- in DC

Keeping Middle-Schoolers -- and Their Parents -- in DC

Public schools in Washington, D.C. are stepping up their efforts to attract and retain students in the crucial middle school years. Friday, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser revealed new social and academic programs meant to appeal to students and their parents. News4's Tom Sherwood explains why there is both enthusiasm and skepticism about the plans.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:56 PM EST

Cab Driver Who Tried to Help Islamic State Sentenced

Cab Driver Who Tried to Help Islamic State Sentenced

A taxi driver caught helping a friend try to join the Islamic State group during an FBI sting has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 06:35 PM EST

Sign of Spring: Baby Farm Animals

Sign of Spring: Baby Farm Animals

Looks like Spring to us! These kids are enjoying a day out -- and seeing the new baby farm animals -- at Frying Pan Park in Fairfax County.

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Dozens of Federal Workers Watch Abundance of Porn on the Job

Dozens of Federal Workers Watch Abundance of Porn on the Job

Almost 100 federal government employees have admitted or been caught viewing copious amounts of pornography while on the job in the past five years.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 06:47 PM EST

Alexandria Honors Three Men for Mentorship

Alexandria Honors Three Men for Mentorship

Three Alexandria men will be honored for their efforts mentoring youth, News4's Pat Lawson Muse reports. Lawrence "Lucky" Elliott, Traverse Gray and Jackie Mason worked for Alexandria's Recreation Department, where they helped young men during some of the most difficult times for men of color after integration. For more information about the event, click here.

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:52 PM EST

How To Eat Like You're In New Orleans This Weekend

How To Eat Like You're In New Orleans This Weekend

Even if you can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, you can still eat like it. D.C. restaurant Black Jack is holding Mardi Gras Fest from Saturday to Tuesday and General Manager Catherine Ker and Chef Chris Kispert are in the studio to show off their traditional New Orleans offerings.

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