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Thousands turned out to remember the men and women whose names appear on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. People we were close to and those we never had the privilege to know. The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Fund is raising money to build The Education Center at The Wall, a living memorial for all veterans of the Vietnam War. The national spokesman for the drive is Vietnam Veteran and Hollywood Star Tom Selleck. Click below to hear about one of his connections to The Wall.
Alex Caudana, WTOP sports reporter
Randi Martin, a View from Venus
Virginia counties are hoping residents decide to buy a glass and take a wine tour to help boost tourism over Father's Day weekend.
WTOP's Kristi King makes the commute from Sparrows Point to D.C. with Commuter Idle finalist Brenda Wells.
WTOP's Kristi King makes the commute from Sparrows Point to D.C. with Commuter Idle finalist Brenda Wells. (Runs 1:32)
Randi Martin, a View from Venus
You can help set a World Record with Arena Stage, WTOP & FAME (The Foundation for the Advancement of Music & Education) at Nationals Park. Inspired by the iconic song "76 Trombones" from the musical The Music Man now playing at Arena Stage -- we want to bring together more than 500 trombone players on Friday, June 1st to play the song just before the Nats take on the Braves that night. Maestro Larry Goldberg has created a new orchestration of the beloved musical's signature song that's divided into 7 parts for trombone players of varying levels of ability. If you are interested Register HERE and NOW If you have any questions, please contact A.Toni Lewis at 301-805-5358 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Preakness infield used to be a beer-doused festival of mayhem.
At the second YaLa night workout party with NUIT SENSUELLE Saturday, May 19th from 6pm through 8pm. Warm up with celebrity chef Orlando Amaro, a bikini fashion show by DarbeDar designer, Tala Raassi. Also,tandem aerial acrobatics on silk ropes by Urban Evolution and a lot more. The core of the program will be the trendsetting YaLa Workout led by Laurent. It is an intense complete (cardio, strength conditioning, core, plyometric) dance based workout choreographed to world beats. It is for all levels of experience. A portion of the evening's proceeds will be donated to the Children's Hospital, Children's National Medical Center. Tickets are $15 online here and will be sold at the door for $20. 700 Water Street SW, Washington, DC
The bathroom scales don't tell the whole story while or after you have try to lose weight. Dr. Pamela Peeke, MD has created a better measure that she calls the Clothes-ometer.
Dr. Pamela Peeke, MD explains how her Clothes-ometer works!
A federal appeals court is considering the case of a Prince William County man whose murder-for-hire conviction was overturned.
It's arguably the most famous picture marking the end of World War II: Two strangers, a sailor and a nurse, kissing in the middle of Times Square on the cover of LIFE Magazine.
Sam Garner was only 12 when he planted the SEED for Sam's Hope Literacy Foundation . The message is to build a lifelong love of reading in young people (especially those from inner city and less fortunate neighborhoods), to promote the value of reading, and to encourage families and adults to read regularly with children. He recently worked with INOVA and the WNBA Washington Mystics to bring hundreds of books to SouthEast DC and The SEED School of Washington, D.C.
The SEED School of Washington, D.C. welcomed Washington Mystics WNBA players to host "Book-it to a Healthy Future": Book giveaway, discussion, and games & prizes to celebrate the importance of healthy living and education. The event was made possible because of Sam's Hope Literacy Foundation, The Global Good Fund, Inova, and the Washington Mystics.
Every 13 minutes a woman in America dies of breast cancer. Saving lives is the ONE GOAL of the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure. Join us on the National Mall Saturday morning June 2nd .
By supporting people who are raising money for the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure. Here's a video of Komen grantees in the Washington D.C. area. You can see the true community impact of your dollars from the Komen Global Race for the Cure June 2nd on the National Mall
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