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NC governor proposes new coal ash plan after spill

NC governor McCrory to propose new legislation after massive coal ash spill into Dan River

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Appeals court: Consumer case improperly sealed

Virginia-based appeals court rules product safety complaint was improperly kept secret

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:20pm EDT

Punchless Rays go quietly in 3-0 loss to Orioles

Rays' hitting woes continue in 3-0 loss to Orioles

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:17pm EDT

Half of Oakland, Md., evacuated after fuel mishap

Half of Oakland, Md., evacuated while crews try to right overturned propane tanker

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 05:00pm EDT

Orioles beat Rays 3-0 for 2-game sweep

Orioles blank struggling Rays 3-0 for sweep of abbreviated 2-game series

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 04:49pm EDT

D.C. to issue new federally compliant driver licenses

In the next year, possibly hundreds of thousands of D.C. residents will be scrambling for a new license.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 04:39pm EDT

D.C. business ranks on list of top 50 coffee shops in U.S.

A small chain of coffee shops in D.C. ranks highly on The Daily Meal's nationwide list.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 04:23pm EDT

Obama seeks inmates worthy of commutation power

Reducing a sentence made longer by a typo, Obama seeks others worthy of his commutation power

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 04:14pm EDT

Despite ridicule from Yelp reviewers, Ballston cafe keeps phallic sign

Yelp reviewers and out-of-town passersby alike see the same thing when they look at the sign for Market Place & Cafe in Ballston: a phallus.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 04:14pm EDT

DC extends deadline to enroll in health plans

The District of Columbia's health insurance exchange is once again extending the deadline for people to sign up for insurance without paying a tax penalty.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:52pm EDT

Emergency managers challenged to educate public

Hurricane center, FEMA leaders challenge emergency managers to educate coastal residents

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:50pm EDT

13-year-old girl missing for two weeks

Police in Prince George's County are searching for a girl who hasn't been seen since April 1.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:43pm EDT

Dulles Toll Road fees won't rise for years

Many drivers have feared the cost of taking the Dulles Toll Road would keep rising in order to pay for the Silver Line rail project.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Closures surrounding D.C.'s Emancipation Day celebration

Police are alerting drivers to expect closures downtown for the Emancipation Day parade, festival and fireworks display.

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:21pm EDT

Mizeur calls for legal physician-assisted suicide

Gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur calls for Md. to legalize physician-assisted suicide

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Va. Tech pays US fines related to 2007 killings

Virginia Tech pays $32,500 in US fines stemming from April 2007 campus massacre

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 03:00pm EDT

Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay

Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay just off the beach; 2 other vessels collide

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:32pm EDT

Concerns over bail model reflect misinformation

Concerns over data-based bail process reflect misinformation on the system's mechanics

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:20pm EDT

Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings plan

Gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur promoting state-run retirement savings program

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Gansler: Eliminate Md.'s special prosecutor office

Attorney General Doug Gansler says eliminating State Prosecutor office could save $1.2 million

Wednesday - 04/16/2014, 02:10pm EDT
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