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Wed Mar 28th, 2012

Barking up the right tree

With young families for a screening of Disney's "Lady & The Tramp" at Carmine's Family Style Italian restaurant in Penn Quarter. All to raise money for Fashion for Paws® Runway Show a high caliber program supporting DC's top animal charity, the Washington Humane Society. A night with cutting edge high fashion, drawing an extraordinary crowd of VIP's, fashion and animals lovers alike. The Fashion for Paws Runway Show is April 14th 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. • National Building Museum • 401 F Street, NW

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Wed Mar 28th, 2012

Here's how to find your lawmaker's financial records

WTOP's Kate Ryan

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Wed Mar 28th, 2012

Return of chilly weather catches some off guard

WTOP's David Burd reports

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Tue Mar 27th, 2012

The "Oscars of DC Restaurants"

Hundreds of the Washington, DC metropolitan area's top restaurateurs, chefs and key restaurant industry players gathered as the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) announced the nominees for its annual RAMMY Awards. Celebrating the 30th annual Rammys on Sunday June 24th t the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.

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Tue Mar 27th, 2012

The biggest $$$ making music act in the world is visiting DC

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the gift of Cherry Blossom trees from Tokyo to Washington, DC, as a symbol of friendship between the US and Japan, Japanese Pop Idols AKB48 are here for their first-ever trip to DC. The visit includes two performances at the Lincoln Theatre on March 27th, as well as this visit to Strong John Thomson Elementary School in the District (on March 26th), all part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

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Mon Mar 26th, 2012

'Mad Men' is back for a final season

and among the viewing parties was one at Bourbon Steak DC in the Four Seasons of Georgetown. Many of the guests wore fashions from the 60's and the restaurant put on a culinary show from the 60's. Here is just a touch of what was offered: Harvey Wallbangers Russian Mule Swedish meatballs Shrimp toast Buffalo Wings they were born in 1964 Manhattan Wine Waldorf salad Beef Wellington Butter pound cake Brandy Alexander White Russian. A trip back to the 60's without a "60's Trip"

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Mon Mar 26th, 2012

Transportation more costly than food for most families

Those transportation costs, more than $7,600 a year, come from a wide array of factors such as bumpy roads and heavy congestion.

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Mon Mar 26th, 2012

Metallica & the Supreme Court: Spectators line up

WTOP's Neal Augenstein reports from the Supreme Court

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Fri Mar 23rd, 2012

Moving on to race for a cure

Fighting breast cancer is what it is all about. One goal Millions of Lives. And to do that the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure is coming up on Saturday June 2nd. WTOP is once again a proud sponsor and hope that you will join us. Friday, March 23 - is the last day for you to register and save $10 off your registration fee with the discount code SAVE10 ! Don't wait. You can register as a team captain or team member, invite your friends and family to join your team and get the $10 discount when they register before 11:55 p.m. ET on Friday, March 23!

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Fri Mar 23rd, 2012

Frederick County to consider property tax rebates

WTOP's David Burd reports

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Fri Mar 23rd, 2012

Trayvon case highlights 'the talk' from black parents

WTOP's Kate Ryan

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Thu Mar 22nd, 2012

Light up the lights

The largest non political black tie fund raiser of the year is just days away The 2012 Leukemia Ball Toasts 25 Years of Making a Difference this Saturday March 31st with Foreigner & Comedian Sinbad entertaining. Reception, Silent Auction, Dinner, Mercedes-Benz Raffle, Performance and Dancing. Walter E. Washington Convention Center Between 7th and 9th Streets, NW For tickets call 703.399.2900

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Thu Mar 22nd, 2012

A big star helps up and coming stars shine

And it happened at DC-CAPital Stars 2012 Gala Talent Competition click here for the winners. Held at the Kennedy Center it is the largest fundraiser of the year for The DC College Access Program (DC-CAP) a privately-funded nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging and enabling DC public and public charter high school students enroll in and graduate from college.

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Wed Mar 21st, 2012

You think you were bullied??

Imagine Ronnie Bachman went thru as a child with no legs, now in his own very special unique way he teaches youngsters how to help deal with and avoid bullying. Thanks to Farrish Chrysler Jeep Dodge and Subaru he visited a number of area schools this week.

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Wed Mar 21st, 2012

It's not true that Mickey will eat "anything.."

But he might eat foods better for him if they are offered. That's what is behind Silver Diner's new Kid's Menu which was taste tested by a two panels of super young food critics!

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Tue Mar 20th, 2012

A real slamdunk

The Harlem Globe Trotters are teaming up with the Epilepsy Foundation's 6th annual National Walk for Epilepsy which is March 31st on the National Mall. Among the benefits, the world famous Harlem Globe Trotters is an exclusive offer, registered walkers and donors of the walk will receive up to a 20 percent discount on the following Harlem Globetrotters games: March 24 at 1:00 p.m. - Verizon Center
March 24 at 7:30 p.m. - George Mason Patriot Center
March 25 at 2:00 p.m. - George Mason Patriot Center

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Mon Mar 19th, 2012

Making a federal case of it all...

That's what has happened for 20 years at Langley High School in McLean's "Case Day". Students are required to take US Government, AP Government, or AP Comparative Government in their senior year. Case Day allows for what is being learned in the classroom to be utilized and practiced in a realistic Supreme Court mock trial.

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Mon Mar 19th, 2012

Best spot to spot the best blossoms?

National Park Service horticulturist and Cherry Tree expert Rob Defeo's favorite spot is the Japanese Stone Lantern in West Potomac Park at the Tidal Basin -- Independence Avenue and 17th Street SW. Click below and listen to why!

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Fri Mar 16th, 2012

Blossoming bites

Part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival are the Cherry Picks. More than 100 area restaurants and bars are offering these "Cherry inspired" specials from March 20-April 27th. To find out what, where and when there IS an APP for that. Whether you have an Android or iPhone, make the best of the National Cherry Blossom Festival and this year's historic Centennial Celebration by downloading the free app.

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Fri Mar 16th, 2012

Loudoun County OKs first crematorium

The Leesburg Town Council voted this week to support a special exception application to allow Loudoun Funeral Chapel to add cremation equipment to its business.

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