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Black Bear Spotted in D.C.

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    A jogger says he saw a bear like this one while jogging in Rock Creek Park.

    It’s not exactly what you’re hoping to see while on a jog. A runner called police Tuesday night after he he spotted a black bear in northwest Washington.

    He was running along Beach Drive in Rock Creek Park at the time. He said the bear was just north of Military Road.

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    U.S. Park Police said they can't remember the last time someone called in a bear sighting in the District.

    There are no active searches for the bear at this point, but officers have been told to keep an eye out.