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Megan Cloherty started reporting both on-air and for WTOP.com in February 2012.
Before transitioning to digital journalism, Cloherty spent eight years as a TV
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As they spin and pivot in sync, the whole class
stops on beat and kicks in the air. This is not
your average exercise class. It's Doonya.
Thursday - 02/28/2013, 01:34pm EST
Thousands hoping to buy tickets to the Tony Award-winning musical
"The Book of Mormon" were disappointed when they were met with an
error on the Kennedy Center's website and a busy signal on the ticket
Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 03:22pm EST
If the driver is looking away from the road and
approaching an accident, the car will make a
series of beeping noises and flash bright red
lights inside the car.
Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 07:18am EST
Toxins can stir up allergies and lower immune
response, but many people may not realize the
daily dose of toxins they get at home.
Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 12:44pm EST
The Metropolitan Police Department is pushing back against allegations that it mishandled almost 200 sexual assault cases.
Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 05:56pm EST
On a sunny Thursday afternoon, Staff Sgt. James
Sides throws a mat on the white tile floor and
plops down. He's about 20 minutes late to yoga,
but his classmates don't seem to care. To his
right, Cpl. Nathan Jakubison reaches his hands
toward his left foot, making sure to avoid the
metal pins sticking out of his shin. To his
left, Sgt. Mike Nicholson, 23, has no legs to
stretch over, but rather focuses on extending
Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 01:14pm EST
Virginia wines are gaining acclaim and boasting
record sales for the state, but a regional wine
festival returning to Washington only features two
wineries from the commonwealth.
Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 03:04pm EST
Thousands of people without tickets to the inauguration missed the whole thing, stuck behind police barricades on Independence Avenue during the ceremony without the ability to see or hear it. And police have no answer as to why they were stuck there.
Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 02:57pm EST
Whether you're going to the swearing-in
the inaugural parade, one of the many balls or
just downtown to work, there is plenty you need
know before you leave home Jan. 21.
Monday - 01/21/2013, 08:09am EST
It's crunch time for crews preparing the physical space where President Barack Obama and the first lady will have their inaugural dance.
Friday - 01/18/2013, 03:55pm EST
The separation of church and state is unique to
American democracy, but when it comes to
celebrating the start of a president's term,
God has played a role in nearly every
inauguration since George Washington. And
President Obama's second swearing-in will be no
Thursday - 01/17/2013, 08:19am EST
By partnering with shops like the Tea and Spice
store, professional mixologist Jesse Dean is able
to host the classes for free
and sell both his experience and his partner's
Thursday - 01/03/2013, 10:22am EST
Specialized yoga classes are taught like
traditional yoga classes, but they cater to
with different conditions and different ability
levels, with the focus on balance, strength and
Friday - 12/21/2012, 12:58pm EST
In a city with plenty to do, people are flocking
to the National Zoo's holiday show, ZooLights. But
this year, the zoo is catering to couples by
offering its first ZooLights date night.
Thursday - 12/13/2012, 10:49am EST