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It's time for Dodger Baseball

WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck looks back on how he became a Dodger fan as his Boys in Blue enter the 2014 Major League Baseball playoffs.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: mlb, MLB playoffs, Los Angeles Dodgers

Another Redskins name battle rages on at Pennsylvania high school

A heated row over the Redskins mascot has resulted in suspensions, free press arguments and a battle of pride and propriety.

Friday - 09/26/2014, 05:01am EDT

Tags: redskins, playwickian, nashaminy,

On encryption, area fire chiefs talk it out

Just a week removed from a regional row over encrypted radio channels, fire chiefs from across the region met to smooth out concerns and make plans for mutual responses.

Thursday - 09/18/2014, 04:18pm EDT

Tags: encryption, D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services

Road to recovery from Navy Yard shooting starts with a pet

One year after the Navy Yard shooting rampage—ending in 12 dead and four injured—those most closely touched by the massacre reflect on the victims and their own journeys through the darkest days. For one family, the difficult times finally took a turn in the form of a rescued dog that had been through some traumatic experiences of its own.

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 07:08am EDT

Tags: Navy Yard shooting, Isis, washington humane society, Van Dornick

Harbor boats cleared in preparation for Blue Angels

When the Blue Angels are doing their diamond rolls and delta break-outs, they can't afford distractions.

Friday - 09/12/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Tags: blue angels,

Fire departments don't get the message with encrypted radios

The response to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 exposed communications limitations and vulnerabilities. Agencies had trouble speaking to each other. Regional leaders would later demand improvements and interoperability.

Thursday - 09/11/2014, 07:03am EDT

Tags: Sept. 11, emergency responders, encrypted radios, D.C Fire and Emergency Medical Service, the Prince George’s County Fire Department, Arlington County Fire

In Fairfax County, an influx of immigrants has wide-ranging effects

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed the southern U.S. border; many have ended up in Virginia.

Tuesday - 09/02/2014, 08:50pm EDT

Tags: immigration, unaccompanied minors, education, schools, immigrants

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Fling golf searching for a niche (Video)

Any long-suffering golfer can relate to the urge to violently fling a club.

Wednesday - 08/27/2014, 07:01am EDT

Tags: fling golf, golf, recreation, Laytonsville Golf Course

Best time of year to shop for air travel is just beginning

The end of summer vacation may be just the time to shop for -- well, a vacation.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 04:49am EDT

Tags: airfares, travel, FareCompare

D.C. schools prep teachers to talk about Michael Brown

While mourners gathered for Michael Brown's funeral, school teachers 800 miles to the east prepared for the first day of class and, almost certainly, conversations about the shooting death of the unarmed black teenager.

Monday - 08/25/2014, 03:26pm EDT

Tags: michael brown,

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