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Mon Jun 11th, 2012

Coast Guard: Unmanned Navy aircraft crashes in Md.

The U.S. Coast Guard says an unmanned Naval aircraft has crashed on Maryland's Eastern Shore and there are no injuries.

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Sun Jun 10th, 2012

New techniques to put that bad day behind you

Randi Martin, View from Venus

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Sat Jun 09th, 2012

When the zombies come knocking, shoot them

David Burd looks at Hornady Z-Max bullets, which promise to kill the undead for good.

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Fri Jun 08th, 2012

Rock the Mall

The Girl Scouts are celebrating their 100th Anniversary with a huge event on the National Mall tomorrow, Saturday June 9, beginning at 11:00 AM. You can watch a live web cast, just click here. Hosted by the Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital they are expecting as many as 200 thousand people. The largest gathering of Girl Scouts, friends, family and alumnae from across the world.

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Fri Jun 08th, 2012

Fairfax County School Board postpones discipline decision

WTOP's Michelle Basch reports.

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Fri Jun 08th, 2012

Students honored for pedestrian safety efforts

WTOP's Kate Ryan reports.

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Fri Jun 08th, 2012

The new three "R"s

Research - Rehabilitation - Re-Employment.
Those three make up the mission of the Blinded American Veterans Foundation (BAVF). This week was the 27th Annual BAVF Congressional Awards Reception in the Cannon House Office Building.

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Thu Jun 07th, 2012

A bigger-than-life dad

Mark Shriver always loved, respected and valued his father Sargent Shriver. But after this remarkable man's battle with Alzheimer's Disease and death wanted to get to know why people called the founder of the Peace Corps and architect of President Johnson's War on PovertyŚ "A Good Man". The result is the new book A GOOD MAN Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver. "An inspirational and deeply personal story about a son discovering the true meaning of his father's legacy." Henry Holt and Co.

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Thu Jun 07th, 2012

Not all school nights are the same

Consider the eight thousand DC area school kids who were treated by the Washington National's to the Tuesday night's 12 inning Nats-Met's game. It was the 4th Annual annual D.C. Public School Night. During pregame ceremonies the Nationals spotlighted students on the field for their academic and athletic achievements.

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Thu Jun 07th, 2012

An auto response to a need

Sheehy Ford/Nissan Springfield in conjunction with The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates will offer FREE mammograms (for those who don't have accepted health insurance coverage) when the GW Mammovan makes a stop at the dealership. To be eligible, women must be over the age of 40; have not had a mammogram in 12 months; have not been previously treated for breast cancer or have knowledge of existing lumps; and not have breast implants. Thursday, June 28 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Appointments necessary (no later than by June 13) on a first come, first serve basis. To schedule (202) 741-3252 Sheehy Ford/Nissan-Springfield 6727 Loisdale Road Springfield, VA

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Wed Jun 06th, 2012

8-year-old honored for saving mom's life

Kristi King, wtop

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Wed Jun 06th, 2012

WTOP accepts Council chair's apology

WTOP's Mark Segraves talks about getting shoved by D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown.

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Wed Jun 06th, 2012

Huge voter turnout for Wisconsin recall vote

WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck reports from Wisconsin.

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Tue Jun 05th, 2012

Giving the gift of memories!

One way to do that is with Reel Tributes a Silver Spring based company that combines interviews, photographs, and music into broadcast-quality films that are documentaries which will be cherished for generations to come.

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Tue Jun 05th, 2012

Wis. recall vote could foreshadow presidential election

Andrew Mollenbeck, WTOP reporter

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Tue Jun 05th, 2012

The Komen Impact

Meet Bridget Spence, who at 21 was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer now seven years ago. She was one of the most inspirational speakers at the 2012 Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure on June 2nd. Hear some of that by clicking play/download.

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Tue Jun 05th, 2012

Why you should ditch the smartphone after work

WTOP's Nathan Hager reports.

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Mon Jun 04th, 2012

Records are made to be broken

and it appears that this past week's attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Record for the "Largest all-trombone orchestra" was SUCCESSFUL at National's Park thanks to FAME (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education, Inc.), which along with Arena Stage aims to focus awareness on the musical education needs of children in the greater DC Metro area.

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Mon Jun 04th, 2012

A touch of tinseltown in DC??

The paparazzi and fans were out in force in front of Ford's Theater Sunday night?? Why all the excitement?? Give it a listen.

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Sun Jun 03rd, 2012

Dating in the digital age could be making us lazy

Randi Martin, a View from Venus

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