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As we celebrate the Declaration of Independence, it might be time to see how well we might to in a test of our own citizenship. Click here to take the Toast.net Independence Day Quiz Tell me how you did and I will tell you my score!! firstname.lastname@example.org
WTOP took to the streets of the D.C. area to hear your best version...and, well, it didn't go so well.
Among those of us still without power are thousands of lower ranking members of the military (as in the lowest paid). Because many have lost a lot of food to the power outage and heat Operation Homefront DC Metro Chapter stands ready to provide grocery gift cards and commissary food vouchers to any active duty military family, E6 and below to replace food lost due to power outages and high heat. In order to do this Operation Homefront needs our help. As an example A donation of $100 will replace a week's worth a groceries for a family of four. Click here if you wish to help Operation Homefront help our heroes.
Anne Arundel County residents who can't get water from their wells because of power outages can fill water bottles at the Broadcreek Water Treatment plant.
Wedding planner Sandy Malone says lavish weddings are becoming the norm. WTOP's Randi Martin reports.
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WTOP's Hank Silverberg
One way is to head to The University of Maryland and the City of College Park. Where they are working together to once again break out the red, white and blue for a fabulous Independence Day celebration. Concessions open at 5pm. A free concert and fireworks spectacular are on tap for Wednesday, July 4 beginning at 7pm at the University of Maryland in Lot 1 adjacent to Campus Drive off Adelphi Road. With great rock n roll and fun from The Fabulous Hubcaps. Fireworks start at dusk - about 9pm with a 30 to 40 minute program. In case of rain, the fireworks show will be on Thursday, July 5th.
Today's 20 somethings seem intrigued by one of the last remaining icons of the 50's & 60's sex appeal stars. One reason they are finding their way to the Sofitel Hotel off Lafayette Square where Le Bar is the temporary home of "BB Forever: Brigitte Bardot, the Legend" featuring some of the best photos of the "Temptress of St. Tropez"
The explosive dancers of Step Afrika! bring to the stage a fresh look at contemporary culture, music and style with the world premiere of Nxt/Step Step Afrika: Remixing the Power and International Influence of Stepping with Hip Hop, Multimedia and Rhythm. Step Afrika! Presents Nxt/Step thru July 1st Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H Street, NE
They are local female radio/TV news anchors who several years ago created Newsbabes Bash for Breast Cancer. Their 4th annual bash was held at the Historic Howard Theatre to help the the GW Mammovan provide free screenings to women in need.
A new milestone was reached at Ford's with the 500th performance of the one-act, two actor, multiple character play "One Destiny. Despite the milestone the play will continue and continue to be only $5 dollars
The Washington Spa Alliance held it's 2nd Annual Symposium: "SPA and the NEW ECONOMY" at the National Press Club. Sheila Johnson founder of Founder & CEO of Salamander Hotels and Resorts and before that co-founder of B.E.T. was the keynote speaker.
and now we know who the winners are. They are people with blood cancers now and in the future because of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society's Man & Woman of the Year campaign.
Retired music executive Joe Smith talks with WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck about the music.
It's the Washington National's Dream Foundation. But what is it?? The answer is yours by clicking below and listening!
WTOP's Craig Heist
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