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A Maryland man faces more than 300 sex charges in West Virginia stemming from incidents in the 1980s and 1990s.
Here is a romantic idea for anytime of year but especially for Valentine's. At trip to The National Gallery of Art's 19th-Century French Galleries recently reopened to the public after two years of repair, restoration, and renovation. The National Gallery of Art, located on the National Mall between 3rd and 7th Streets at Constitution Avenue NW, is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
A brand new was to see how the 16th president of the United States spent his last few hours and how we have spent ever since learning more about him. In the new Ford's Theatre Center for Education and Leadership, visitors will explore the lasting effect Abraham Lincoln's presidency—and its untimely end—have had on our country.
Arlington mother and author Amy Brecount White speaks the Language of Flowers and will be giving a talk at the US Botanic Garden on Valentine's Day, February 14th, at 1 pm. It's free, and open to the public. You may register by phone: 202.225.1116. United States Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave., SW If you want to make a Tussie Mussie click here for a You Tube video of Amy Brecount White showing her magic at a signing for her novel for young adults "Forget Her-Nots" HarperCollins Green Willow Books.
WTOP's Paula Wolfson
Join WTOP, Washington Adventist Hospital, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and Adventist HealthCare for the FREE 3rd Annual Love Your Heart Expo featuring heart health screenings, heart healthy cooking and exercise demonstrations and heart healthy talks from medical professionals! This Saturday, February 11, 2012. 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Westfield Montgomery Mall
That's what Fashion 4 Paws is all about, saving those animals who could become our best friends by supporting DC's top animal charity the Washington Humane Society. Not to mention it also infuses the nation's capital with cutting-edge high fashion and luxury lifestyle brand events. Fashion 4 Paws is April 14th 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. • National Building Museum • 401 F Street, NW
WTOP's Kate Ryan
Three men were arrested after police say they tried to steal 130 tires from an automotive store.
This is your chance to meet a woman who is happy only when she is making others happy or at least making their lives a bit better. Hecda Cuadros one of the Washingtonians of the Year 2011 honored by Washingtonian Magazine.
James S. Kunen, author Diary of a Company Man: Losing a Job, Finding a Life
No matter how you tell it, when P. Nokio lies his noses grows. The World Premiere of "P dot Nokio A Hip Hop Musical" is now on stage at Imagination Stage. It re-imagines the classic Pinocchio story in the enchanted land of Hip-Hopia. Written by Psalmayene 24, Music by Nick Hernandez, Directed by Psalmayene 24. P.Nokio runs thru March 11. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue, Bethesda 301.280.1660
It is distressing but over the past few seasons, whenever the Nats played their National League East rival in D.C., almost no one but Phillies fans flocked to the stadium. Which is why the Nationals are doing something special right now called "Take Back the Park" giving people who live in the DC/Maryland/Virginia area (and season ticket holders) first shot at tickets for the first home stand against the Phillies May 4-6th. This special ticket offering is happening NOW, before they go on sale to the general public, where either Phillies fans or anyone else can get them.
The red carpet was out and a klieg danced its beam in the air in from of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History for one of the most legendary stars in Hollywood: Clint Eastwood. As part of a special ceremony, Eastwood was awarded the James Smithson Bicentennial Medal for his lifetime of film contributions to American culture. He also presided over the ribbon-cutting for the new state-of-the-art Warner Bros. Theater, opened to the public after years of renovation.
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They are always happy to see us when we come home, our pets. The 11th Sugar and Champagne Affair to benefit the Washington Humane Society was held in the Reagan Building and the four legged friends were invited. It honors our local crusaders against animal cruelty: Washington Humane Society's Humane Law Enforcement Officers, Animal Control Officers, and Humane Educators.
Dave McConnell, WTOP's Capitol Hill Correspondent
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