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Some people throw huge parties, but not Deb Fiscella. The Montgomery County resident is using the occasion to help kids with cancer. She's telling friends "no gifts for me, just donate to $50forthekids". Listen to the two clips below for more of this loving story!
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The high school winners of the National 2012-2013 AbilityOne® Design Challenge got to strut their stuff. The only competition in the country for high school students where students use science and engineering to help people with disabilities. Winners received scholarship awards. Among the five finalists (listed below)were two teams from Poolesville High School in Poolesville, Maryland. They took 2nd & 3rd Place.
There are thousands who did, including those who enjoyed the National Crime Museum's annual "Crimes of Passion". It was a three night adventure into the world of crimes and crime solving while being handcuffed to your date. Get a "feel" for what it was like in the two clips below.
One of those who decided to stretch Valentine's Day beyond the 14th was Imagination Stage with Love, Friendship, and Possibility: A Benefit Concert by Mario Bonds we spoke before his Friday concert. You may listen to the two clips below.
But they can't read or write. There are an estimated 90,000 adults in DC who have trouble reading and that's what the Washington Literacy Center (WLC) is trying to fix. At the 20th Anniversary "Love Letters for Literacy" we met former WLC student Gregory Gerald. You can hear his inspiring story in the two clips below.
Wells Fargo report says Maryland and Virginia among most vulnerable in budget fight
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While Congress attempts to stave off the devastating across-the-board spending cuts known as "sequestration," Republican Sen. Rand Paul says it wouldn't be such a bad idea if the sequester goes through.
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That is a motto of the PenFed Foundation a non-profit that helps those who protect our freedoms by to meet the unmet needs of military personnel and their families. Helping in the areas of financial literacy, housing and support for the wounded.
Valentine's Day is now Valentine's Weekend with the Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC performing MY BIG FAT GAY WEDDING Saturday evening featuring lots of love songs from Broadway, party favors and cake in the lobby. With special guest Matt Alber. And, oh by the way, a REAL gay wedding. Sat.February 16, at 8 pm (ASL) Click here for Tickets $20.00 - $50.00. Lisner Auditorium 730 21st Street NW