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Potomac River named most endangered

The river that supplies the Washington area's drinking water is threatened by urban and agricultural pollution, a nonprofit advocacy group says.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 12:06pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Colleen Kelleher, michelle basch, Neal Augenstein, endangered rivers, American Rivers

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W.Va., Va sites rank among tops in nation for bass

A national fishing magazine says some of the top places in the country to catch bass are close to home.

Tuesday - 04/24/2012, 12:04pm EDT

Tags: Bassmaster Magazine, 100 Best Bass Lakes, Smith Mountain Lake, Kerr Reservoir

Body found in Potomac River near Wilson Bridge

Prince George's County police are investigating the discovery of a man's body in the Potomac River near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 07:07am EDT

Tags: wilson bridge, Google shopping,

Report fuels debate for new Potomac bridge

Few people took the Metrobus over the American Legion Bridge, but a transportation report suggests having an alternate crossing over the Potomac River would attract riders.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 05:54am EDT

Tags: American Legion Bridge, Adam Tuss, Legion bridge, bridge over Potomac River

Officials: New Potomac River crossing unlikely

Discussions between Maryland and Virginia transportation officials about the possibility of building another Potomac crossing have just begun, but Maryland seems unlikely to budge.

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: bridge over Potomac River, Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge

WTOP Beltway Poll: No tolls for transportation fixes

According to a new WTOP Beltway Poll, 52 percent of residents polled are against using tolls to pay for transportation fixes.

Thursday - 03/01/2012, 12:32pm EST

Tags: wtop beltway poll, mitchell miller, bridge over Potomac River, Heart+Mind Strategies

Woman's body found in canal in Georgetown

Monday - 02/20/2012, 06:43am EST

Tags: georgetown, body found

Leaders talk seriously about new Potomac bridge

The governors of Maryland and Virginia have started talking about the possibility of a new bridge span over the Potomac River.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 09:04am EST

Tags: Adam Tuss, bridge over Potomac River, Jamestown Island, Bob McDonnell, sprawl & crawl

WTOP Answer Desk: New Potomac river crossing coming?

Will there ever be another crossing over the Potomac River? For the answer, WTOP goes to two transportation experts.

Monday - 01/30/2012, 05:04am EST

Tags: WTOP Answer Desk, Adam Tuss, bridge over Potomac River

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