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Wednesday's Child: Getting to Know Lashard

Wednesday's Child: Getting to Know Lashard

Lashard is a 16-year-old who faces challenges but just needs someone to get to know him. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
How to Keep Your Frequent Flier Miles

How to Keep Your Frequent Flier Miles

US Airways and American Airlines are merging their frequent flier miles. Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez tells you... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Frederick High School Girls Overdose on Prescription Meds

Frederick High School Girls Overdose on Prescription Meds

Five female high school students in Frederick overdosed on prescription medication Wednesday, Frederick County... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Va. Gov. Orders Retraining for ABC Police

Va. Gov. Orders Retraining for ABC Police

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is ordering Alcoholic Beverage Control agents to be retrained following a high-profile... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Transgender Student Sparks Restroom Debate

Transgender Student Sparks Restroom Debate

Which restroom should a transgender student be able to use? The question has generated controversy in rural Stafford... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Maryland to Consider Waiving Up to 3 Snow Days

Maryland to Consider Waiving Up to 3 Snow Days

School systems in Maryland can apply to waive up to three snow days this year. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Mobile Health Clinics Get Ready to Roll

Mobile Health Clinics Get Ready to Roll

The only hospital east of the Anacostia is now bringing doctors even closer to people who live in D.C.'s Ward 7 and... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
U.Va. Board of Visitors OKs Tuition Increases

U.Va. Board of Visitors OKs Tuition Increases

Under the increases, incoming first-year in-state undergraduate students will see tuition and fees rise about 11... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Jammin' Java's First-Ever Tot Rock Festival Saturday

Jammin' Java's First-Ever Tot Rock Festival Saturday

Jammin' Java plans first-ever tot rock festival to benefit HSC Pediatric Center in Washington. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Va. Condo to ID Unscooped Waste Using DNA

Va. Condo to ID Unscooped Waste Using DNA

A Virginia condominium complex says it will use DNA technology to crackdown on dog owners who leave their pet's... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Concern Grows Over Whereabouts of Former D.C. Del.

Concern Grows Over Whereabouts of Former D.C. Del.

Concern is growing for the well-being of 82-year-old Walter Fauntroy -- a former D.C. congressman and longtime civil... Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
13-Year-Old Girl Missing From D.C.

13-Year-Old Girl Missing From D.C.

Ariel Taylor was last seen in the 1000 block of 13th Street SE on Thursday, March 12. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Arlington, Mont. Co. Top Healthy Counties List

Arlington, Mont. Co. Top Healthy Counties List

A new report ranks Arlington County as Virginia's healthiest while Tazewell County is considered the least... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Two Men Arrested in Md. High School Shooting

Two Men Arrested in Md. High School Shooting

Two men have been arrested in connection with a high school shooting that injured two teenage boys in February. Watch »

Mar 25, 2015
Sherwood's Notebook: Walt Whitman’s Washington…

Sherwood's Notebook: Walt Whitman’s Washington…

The Notebook shook ourselves from the couch on Sunday and traveled over the 14th Street Bridge, down the George... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Phones, Other Distractions a Problem for Teen Drivers

Phones, Other Distractions a Problem for Teen Drivers

Distractions - especially talking with passengers and using cellphones - play a far greater role in car crashes... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Appeals Court Weighs Md. Gun Control Law

Appeals Court Weighs Md. Gun Control Law

A federal appeals court heard arguments on key provisions of Maryland's sweeping gun control law Wednesday. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
D.C. Begins Annual 'Potholepalooza' Street Repair

D.C. Begins Annual 'Potholepalooza' Street Repair

Officials in Washington are beginning their annual campaign to fill in potholes. Read »

Mar 25, 2015
25 Records Being Preserved at Library of Congress

25 Records Being Preserved at Library of Congress

One of the most broadcast songs of the 20th century, Ben E. King's "Stand by Me,'' has been selected for... Read »

Mar 25, 2015
Man in Custody After Murder in Greenbelt: Police

Man in Custody After Murder in Greenbelt: Police

Police say one man in custody following the stabbing death of a man in Greenbelt, Maryland. Read »

Mar 27, 2015

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