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Fri Mar 16th, 2012

Crew practice looks different, but is it?

WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck reports.

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Thu Mar 15th, 2012

Ladies & gentlmen start your video cameras

The PenFed Foundation is holding a video contest to find a caregiver of a wounded veteran who will be honored as the "hero at home" at its Eighth Annual Night of Heroes Gala this May. And we, the public, will help choose the winner on YouTube. To enter to win, contestants must upload a one- to two-minute video on YouTube Entries will be accepted until April 12th. Contestants must also "like" the PenFed Foundation's official Facebook fan page. click here. All submitted videos will be featured on the PenFed Foundation's YouTube contest page. FIVE finalists will be announced on April 16th, and will be featured at for the public to vote on the winner.

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Thu Mar 15th, 2012

1776 more than just a date in history!

It is also a Tony Award winning musical and it is now playing at Ford's Theatre. ith quick-witted dialogue and a playful score, 1776 dramatizes the impassioned debates of Philadelphia's Second Continental Congress. 1776 the musical plays at Ford's thru May 19th 511 Tenth St, NW.

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Thu Mar 15th, 2012

Here's a concept: sharing laughter for those who share grief!

This year's Hexagon show "I Get No Kick from Campaign" runs thru March 24th at Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring and it raises money and awareness for Hospice Caring. An all volunteer organization that provides caring, compassionate, practical and high-quality, non-medical support services, without charge, to every Montgomery County adult or child who is facing a life-threatening illness or is grieving the death of a family member or loved one.

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Wed Mar 14th, 2012

It's not rocky at all

But a smooth version of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show performed by the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington. Friday, March 16, 8 pm
Saturday, March 17, 8 pm
Sunday, March 18, 3 pm (ASL)
Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st Street NW

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Wed Mar 14th, 2012

Estranged wife was afraid of Gilberti

WTOP's Neal Augenstein reports

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Tue Mar 13th, 2012

Get ready for a lot of the good kind of spam

As in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2005, Monty Python's Spamalot, which has returned to the fair city of Washington, D.C., for a one-week only engagement March 13 through 18 at the historic Warner Theatre. The cast for Monty Python's Spamalot includes two local actors listen below and learn!

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Tue Mar 13th, 2012

Horsing around at the Kennedy Center

It is something to see the YouTube showing how "Joey" the title character from the Tony Award-winning War Horse crashed the Kennedy Center new season announcement. See of you can spot WTOP's Man About Town!

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Tue Mar 13th, 2012

How to avoid catching illnesses from pets

WTOP's Kristi King

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Tue Mar 13th, 2012

Scientists: Spring is earlier

WTOP's Kate Ryan reports.

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Tue Mar 13th, 2012

Happy 100th Birthday to the Girl Scouts

A lot has changed for both the Girl Scouts and the nation in the past 100 years and the foundations laid a century ago helped build a world where girls and women can write their own tickets!

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Tue Mar 13th, 2012

Saving lives one Capitol Step at a time

Senior Prom season is coming and with it the possibility of deadly accidents. Walt Whitman High is among the Montgomery County schools with an post prom party plan. To raise the $$$$ they had help from Capitol Steps.

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Mon Mar 12th, 2012

Refinancing to 15-year loan can save hundreds every month

WTOP's Veronica Robinson reports.

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Sun Mar 11th, 2012

Divorce complicates tickets for high school graducation ceremonies

WTOP's Kate Ryan reports.

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Sun Mar 11th, 2012

Shop 'til you drop those extra pounds

WTOP's Paula Wolfson

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Sat Mar 10th, 2012

New funding to help cleanup the Anacostia River

WTOP's Max Smith reports.

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Fri Mar 09th, 2012

Free meatballs!!

On National Meatball Day! At Carmine's in Penn Quarter! If you are observing no meat on Friday in Lent, Carmines will still be offering free meatballs thru Sunday 3/11/12. To get the free meatballs you do need to say the magic word, for that you may want to listen to the report here. NYC's Legendary Family Style Italian Restaurant, Carmine's Washington D.C is at 425 7th Street NW 202.737.7770

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Fri Mar 09th, 2012

Sometimes they DO shoot the messenger

At the height of the McCarthyite hysteria of the 1950s, John Paton Davies, Jr., was summoned to the State Department one morning and fired. His offense? The career diplomat had counseled the U.S. government during World War II that the Communist forces in China were poised to take over the country—which they did, in 1949. Just part of a remarkable life recounted in China Hand An Autobiography John Paton Davies, Jr. Foreword by Todd S. Purdum. Epilogue by Bruce Cumings Purdum, national editor of Vanity Fair, along with Davies daughter Tiki Davies will present a FREE talk at Politics & Prose this coming Wednesday (3/14) at 7 pm. 5015 Connecticut Ave NW

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Fri Mar 09th, 2012

Joe Byrd's musical legacy

Neal Augenstein, WTOP Reporter

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Thu Mar 08th, 2012

Math adds up to the sum of all life!

How to engage middle schoolers in math?? That's what MathAlive! at the Smithsonian Institution International Gallery is all about. Created by Raytheon MathAlive! is as they say, "an immersive exhibit enabling students, teachers and visitors of all ages and backgrounds to experience the wondrous outcomes of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through highly engaging hands-on activities." The International Gallery is located in the S. Dillon Ripley Center (next to the Smithsonian Castle) It is FREE & Fun!

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