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Tips to keep pets away from danger this spring

With spring here and lawn work on many people's agendas, local veterinarians advise pet owners to take the following measures to protect pets from potential threats this season.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:44am EDT

UMd. proposes conference center next to campus

The University of Maryland is proposing a $115 million luxury hotel and conference center next to campus.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:38am EDT

Virginia Intermont, Webber drop merger plan

Virginia Intermont College and Webber International University have dropped a plan to merge.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:33am EDT

Va. justices hear former Dem activist's appeal

Va. justices hear former Falls Church Dem activist's appeal of molestation convictions

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 11:20am EDT

Slain Berryville official's sister admits perjury

The sister of a Berryville councilwoman slain in 2009 has pleaded guilty to perjury and obstruction of justice.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 10:52am EDT

Officials celebrate Delmarva poultry industry

Members of Delaware's congressional delegation are joining in an annual celebration of the Delmarva region's poultry industry.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:26am EDT

Wawa convenience stores mark 50th anniversary

Wawa convenience stores celebrate 50th anniversary and give customers the gift: Free coffee

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 09:19am EDT

Silver Line not open yet, but MWAA looking for $1.8 Million in upgrades

Metro's Silver Line has not yet opened, but the Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority (MWAA) is already seeking a $1.8 million technology upgrade of the Automatic Train Control system.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:40am EDT

Historic Virginia plantation to be sold at auction

Virginia's historic Carter's Grove plantation to be sold at auction as part of bankruptcy case

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:40am EDT

Va regs set hearings on Appalachian Power rates

Virginia regulators set hearings on Appalachian Power rate changes

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:32am EDT

DC to celebrate Emancipation Day

DC to celebrate Emancipation Day; holiday unique to district commemorates freedom of slaves

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:30am EDT

Firefighters on duty during Cecil Mills incident may be punished (Video)

Three D.C. firefighters who ignored a dying man may soon be punished by the department for their actions, according to a report from NBC Washington.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 08:09am EDT

Best. View. Ever. Reserve tickets for reopening Washington Monument

After $15 million in repairs and a shutdown of some 32 months, the Washington Monument is reopening May 13 and you can start reserving your tickets Wednesday.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 07:56am EDT

Produce prices to heat up this summer

Will lettuce be considered a luxury if prices jump thirty four percent?

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 07:54am EDT

Study: America is more like an oligarchy

Americans pride themselves on living in a democracy where each vote matters, but a new study finds that America's government more closely resembles an oligarchy -- reflecting the wishes of the rich and powerful.

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

Moran's pay raise comment sparks angry responses

Moran argued that lawmakers, many of them dividing time between residences in their home districts and in the Washington area, need more than $174,000 a year. But the veteran congressman knew the proposal would be controversial.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 07:05am EDT

Metro resumes weekend work after 4-week break

Metro to resume weekend work after 4-week break; buses to replace trains on orange, blue lines

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 06:30am EDT

Region awakes to unusually cold temperatures

Despite daytime highs in the upper 40s Wednesday, there is also a freeze watch for Wednesday night into Thursday for much of the listening area.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:14am EDT

10 things to know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 04:51am EDT

Va. Tech massacre's 7th anniversary to be marked

Anniversary of Virginia Tech killings to be remembered at Capitol Square, Blacksburg campus

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:10am EDT
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