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W.Va., Va. streams focus of monitoring effort

Conservation groups teaming up to train stream monitors in Virginia, West Virginia

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:57am EDT

Tickets available for Va. 7th District debate

Tickets available Wednesday for Oct. 28 debate in Virginia's 7th Congressional District

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:57am EDT

A definitive guide to the best minor league baseball towns

Breaking down the important factors that make for a good minor league baseball team, WTOP ranks each full-season club, 1-120.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:47am EDT

28 to be tested for TB at Bedford school

28 to be tested for TB after person affiliated with Bedford school tests positive for disease

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:30am EDT

Smithsonian museum hosts National Fossil Day in DC

National Museum of Natural History hosts National Fossil Day celebration with 400 kids in DC

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:16am EDT

Gas prices expected to fall in D.C. metro area

Prices at the pump are dropping nationwide. Soon, the average cost for a gallon of regular gasoline in D.C. is expected to fall below $3.35.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:14am EDT

Authorities identify body found in Roanoke River

Authorities identify body found in Roanoke River near Blue Ridge Parkway overlook

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:10am EDT

Virginia pumpkin growers reporting abundant crop

Agriculture officials say Virginia pumpkin growers reporting abundant crop this year

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:06am EDT

Prince George's officer suspended after DUI

Prince George's County police officer suspended after DUI citation in North Carolina

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 08:06am EDT

Train hits and kills woman in Dinwiddie

Train hits and kills woman in Dinwiddie County

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:49am EDT

Md.'s Mikulski promotes student loan bill

Mikulski visits western Md. college to promote bill enabling student loan refinancing

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:49am EDT

Weekend work to affect all Metro lines

Metro: weekend work will affect all lines, stations to close on red line for work

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:49am EDT

Baltimore mayor to announce heroin task force

Baltimore mayor to announce task force to examine heroin abuse

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:48am EDT

Icahn aide: Taj has to close if union pact remains

Icahn aide says Taj Mahal casino will close if judge does not let it out of union contract

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:48am EDT

Beltway, I-95 lanes reopen after pair of tractor-trailer crashes

Two different tractor-trailer crashes caused lanes to close on the Capital Beltway as well as Interstate 95 Wednesday morning.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:44am EDT

Funds to help Va. health care coverage signups

Virginia getting $9.3M in federal funding to help residents sign up for health insurance

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 07:10am EDT

A windy, rainy Wednesday will follow Tuesday's humidity

Rain will pound the D.C. area Wednesday, but some areas to the west should expect gusty winds ahead of the pending showers.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 06:55am EDT

'Mystery shopper' scam making rounds again

The "Mystery Secret Shopper" scam is nothing new. But it is making the rounds again and victims are forking over thousands of dollars before they realize it's a fraud.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 06:45am EDT

Va.'s Nobel prize winner calls himself a 'tool maker'

Eric Betzig is the D.C. area's newest Nobel prize winner.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 05:28am EDT

Commuting in Northern Va. about to get easier with newly funded projects

Relief is coming to commuters in Northern Virginia after the announcement that millions of dollars in transportation projects are funded.

Wednesday - 10/15/2014, 05:04am EDT
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