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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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Thu Apr 26th, 2012

Keeping our kids alive

On Wednesday April 25th Washington Harbour played host to the Georgetown Health & Fitness Fair. Ultimate Results Personal Training helped sponsor this special fundraising event for Infinity Wellness Foundation as well as the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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Tue Apr 24th, 2012

Kevin Spacey is anything but

At the 28th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, Oscar and Tony Award-winning actor and arts advocate Kevin Spacey received the Helen Hayes Tribute. You can see and hear his wildly entertaining on You Tube by clicking here . Be AWARE this video does include ADULT language.

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Tue Apr 24th, 2012

No haze around the Helen Hayes Awards

It was a magical night in the Historic Warner Theatre for the 28th Annual Helen Hayes Awards because everyone appeared to be very happy with the winners. Click here for a list of the recipients and listen right below for some of the fun.

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Tue Apr 24th, 2012

Flying to a summer vacation doesn't have to be costly

WTOP's Veronica Robinson

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Mon Apr 23rd, 2012

An evening of notes!

Tony Award-winning Broadway, television and screen star Brian Stokes Mitchell headlined Washington Performing Arts Society's Annual Gala and Auction, The WPAS Children of the Gospel Choir also performed. The evening raised money for among other things, the WPAS Summer Performing Arts Academy each year offers tuition-free summer performing arts camps: the Capitol Jazz Project Summer Camp, Children of the Gospel Vocal Workshop and Summer Steps, taught by D.C. stepping group Step Afrika!

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Mon Apr 23rd, 2012

Being pleasant and tolerant go a long way at work

WTOP's Thomas Warren reports.

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Mon Apr 23rd, 2012

Tensions continue to rise for Caps fans

WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck reports.

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