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Warming shelters are opening throughout the region

Some area localities are reminding people of places in their area where people can come in from the cold.

Monday - 01/06/2014, 04:41pm EST

Tags: Cold weather, warming centers, weather

Protests over deal delay DC library redevelopment

Sunday - 11/03/2013, 01:30pm EST

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Libraries now offer more than books

Among the stacks of literature, there are also fishing poles, baking pans, knitting needles and telescopes available for people to check out.

Sunday - 03/10/2013, 06:43am EDT

Tags: Rosemary Frisino Toohey, USA TODAY

Free Internet is a big draw at libraries

A new survey shows free Internet access may be just as important as the ability to borrow books at libraries.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 04:06am EST

Tags: pew research center, internet access, Hank Silverberg

Libraries are the latest trend for luxury hotels

Hotels are sparking a new trend - many across the world are building book-filled libraries.

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 12:40pm EST

Tags: hotels, Rosemary Frisino Toohey

More Americans go to the library, virtually

Many Americans are finding that visiting the library is as easy as logging in to the computer or clicking an app on a smart phone.

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 02:25pm EST

Tags: Pew study, Dick Uliano

Some D.C. Public Schools to lose librarians

When summer break ends, thousands of D.C students will return to schools without a librarian. Making a "tough budget choice," D.C. Public Schools decided to eliminate funding for librarians at schools with an enrollment of fewer than 300 students.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 06:01am EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, D.C. Public Schools

Ice cream shop owner charged with child sexual assault

A former Dumfries police officer who now owns an ice cream shop has been arrested on charges that he sexually abused a boy more than 10 years ago.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 09:34am EDT

Tags: Joseph Ruhren, dumfries, triangle, Huffington Post, JoJos