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Blue Plains to turn your poop into energy

No place in North America has attempted what Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant is about to launch -- using what you flush.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 05:54am EDT

D.C. bucks U.S.'s sedentary trend

Washington, D.C., may also be the physical fitness capital of the nation.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:50am EDT

Washington's Top News - Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Here's a look at some of the day's top stories from WTOP.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 04:09am EDT

Not in Italy: Some of the best limoncello is being made in W. Va.

A historical plantation, once one of the largest bootlegging operations, makes an award-winning limoncello that rivals Italy's best.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:38am EDT

Column: FOX, MLB drop ball in snubbing Gwynn for Jeter

In the midst of a fawning tribute to Derek Jeter in his final All-Star appearance, FOX and MLB completely ignored the late Tony Gwynn.

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:36am EDT

Schools a haven for kids who crossed border alone

Unaccompanied minors find solace, math and other services at US schools

Wednesday - 07/16/2014, 03:12am EDT

Bill seeks to disclose finances of college sports

US congressmen file bill seeking public disclosure of money running through college sports

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 11:24pm EDT

O'Malley files fundraising report for his PAC

Maryland Gov. O'Malley, who weighs White House bid, raised $796K for his PAC in 2nd quarter

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 11:24pm EDT

Thousands remain without power after Tuesday storms

The threat of severe weather we dealt with Tuesday afternoon and night is over, but the storms left many in the region in the dark.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 11:10pm EDT

D.C. police seek people of interest in Sunday shooting (Video)

The D.C. police are asking the public for help identifying six people of interest in a shooting in Northeast on Sunday night.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 10:25pm EDT

Crews cleaning up 14-car derailment in Va.

Crews responding to 14-car train derailment in southwest Va.; no injuries, no spills

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:59pm EDT

Md. panel discusses pretrial reforms

Md. commission discusses reforms related to attorneys at bail review hearings

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:40pm EDT

Relatives, friends remember boy killed at camp

Mother says boy who died at Md. summer camp was 'light to everyone who knew him'

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:10pm EDT

Wizards send Ariza to Houston in 3-team trade

Wizards send Trevor Ariza to Houston in 3-team trade; Asik to New Orleans

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 08:00pm EDT

Virginia woman convicted of Eastern Shore arson

Jury convicts Virginia woman of arson in her 2nd trial, recommends 3.5-year sentence

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 07:42pm EDT

Brat campaign says it raised $400,000

Dave Brat campaign says it raised $400,000 for congressional campaign

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 07:26pm EDT

Families of 2 killed in derailment mull lawsuit

Parents of 2 teens killed in train derailment consider lawsuit against CSX

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 07:10pm EDT

Marathon suspect wants to boost case to move trial

Boston Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers want to strengthen argument for moving trial

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 06:31pm EDT

Concerns in Prince William County over transfer of immigrants

Prince William County officials are concerned and have unanswered questions after the chairman of the board told them immigrant children may be housed somewhere in the county.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:54pm EDT

Local travelers rethink trips to Israel

Families with children on trips to Israel are debating whether to bring their traveler home and airlines are dropping change fees as the violence continues in the Gaza Strip.

Tuesday - 07/15/2014, 05:23pm EDT
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