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Thu May 10th, 2012

Metro worker fired after Rosslyn derailment

Metro has fired a track worker because of a recent derailment at the Rosslyn Station.

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Thu May 10th, 2012

States cut off driving privileges for unpaid tickets

WTOP's Kristi King gets reaction in Alexandria, Va.

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Wed May 09th, 2012

New Washington Monuments

Yes, there is more than the one on the Mall. That is when you count the Washington Monument Awards Luncheon from the Alzheimer's Association National Capitol Area Chapter.

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Tue May 08th, 2012

It's everywhere.. it's everywhere

The Kennedy Center's week-long "Look Both Ways: Street Arts Across America" festival thru May 12. It means street arts of all kinds -- all about town -- including large-scale spectacles, street musicians, parade culture, puppetry, circus arts, chalk drawings, clowning, and more are invading DC neighborhoods with pop-up performances and events this week and they are all FREE!! You can watch the act that kicked it all off Mucca Pazza by clicking here.

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Tue May 08th, 2012

It's not just little ones who have a ball

Young professionals can do it, too. And they helped raise $600,000 for the Trust for the National Mall at the 4th Annual Ball on the Mall.

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Tue May 08th, 2012

Imagine a ball for kids and it's not for sport

but for fun and fund raising. It was the Inaugural Children's Ball for Imagination Stage in Bethesda. A big formal party for the little ones and a chance to see "Rapunzel" now extended thru May 26

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Tue May 08th, 2012

Another spectacular party

for and at the Kennedy Center, the Spring Gala is all about raising big bucks for the center's education programs. And it was done in style.

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Tue May 08th, 2012

The heart of grapes

The 2012 Hearts Delight Wine Tasting and Auction is now in the books and probably lots of diaries (wine and otherwise) but it was all for the American Heart Association. Listen right below this to hear what you should know about wine!

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Tue May 08th, 2012

Spring colors abound

and even translate into party plans as we learned from Susan Lacz, the owner and CEO of Ridgewells catering.

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Sat May 05th, 2012

Second victim remains in critical condition in Md. church shooting

Priest Mary-Marguerite Kohn was found in critical condition after being shot at St. Peter's Church in Ellicott City.

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Thu May 03rd, 2012

Koch gives Smithsonian $35M for new dinosaur hall

An energy businessman is donating a record $35 million to the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History to build a new dinosaur hall on the National Mall, the museum complex announced Thursday.

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Thu May 03rd, 2012

Giant Maryland burger is free, if you can eat it

WTOP's David Burd reports.

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Wed May 02nd, 2012

Junior Seau's death raises questions for NFL on concussions

George Wallace, WTOP Sports reporter

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Tue May 01st, 2012

Expert: Escaped dissident a crisis for China

The escape of a high-profile Chinese dissident, who may be in the care of U.S. diplomats, could be the biggest test for U.S./China relations in 20 years.

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Sat Apr 28th, 2012

Every 68 seconds

someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Bob Madigan, WTOP's Man About Town, will host the Washington Monuments Luncheon on Tuesday, May 8 at the Grand Hyatt. Please make plans to attend as they pay tribute to the Honorable Don Bandler and Mrs. Jane Bandler; Donald Larrabee; Mark Shriver; Dr. Scott Turner; Sunrise Senior Living; and TerpSys.
A new and startling fact: one in seven individuals with Alzheimer's lives alone. Half have no identifiable caregiver, which exposes them to higher risks, including inadequate self-care, malnutrition, untreated medical conditions, falls, wandering, and accidental deaths.

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Fri Apr 27th, 2012

Metro bus driver does not have meningitis

A Metro bus driver who made headlines on Monday for having viral meningitis never had the virus, officials said Friday.

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Fri Apr 27th, 2012

No more cheek swabs for DNA in Md., high court rules

Maryland's high court has found swabbing arrestees' cheeks for DNA to be unconstitutional and the state's attorney general is expected to give police departments some direction on the ruling.

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Fri Apr 27th, 2012

A life above the fray

There are times that political differences have consequences outside of politics. Such is the case of the "Susan G Komen Global Race for the Cure" and the good that it does in saving lives from breast cancer, even YOUNG lives! Click here to see how that has come true for stage four breast cancer patient Bridget Spence who learned when she was 24, not only was she stage four but it was spreading rapidly. The Komen Global Race for the Cure is Saturday June 2nd. Click here to register right now.

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Fri Apr 27th, 2012

5,000 fans at Fed Ex Field cheer on RGIII's selection

WTOP's Michelle Basch reports from the Draft Day Watch Party.

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Thu Apr 26th, 2012

A no guilt for dining out night

Tonight (Thurs, 4/26)is Dining Out for Life. More than 120 restaurants throughout DC, Virginia and Maryland will donate 25% -100% of their proceeds from lunch and/or dinner to Food & Friends. The mission of Food & Friends is to foster a community caring for men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses by preparing and delivering specialized meals and groceries in conjunction with nutrition counseling.

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