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Intense summer weather creates blood shortage

The hot, steamy, stormy weather is leading to the worst blood shortage in 15 years.

Monday - 07/30/2012, 01:46pm EDT

Tags: blood, Red Cross, donation, weather

Pets up for adoption showcased on the Hill

The Cannon Building was invaded by all shapes, sizes and ages of canines and cats Tuesday afternoon. Several shelters and animal rescue groups across the region showcased their dogs and cats up for adoption on the Hill.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 09:31pm EDT

Tags: Pets, Homeward Trails, Shepherd Rescue

Blog: Camp Accomplish welcomes all children

Camp Accomplish is the only camp in the country that integrates both children with disabilities and those without. WTOP's Darci Marchese spent a day talking with campers, parents, counselors and staff to get a sense of what makes this camp stand out.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 06:34pm EDT

Tags: Camp Accomplish, Melwood, Nanjemoy


Keeping kids safe in sun at summer camp

Parents need to make sure their children are aware of the dangers of heat exposure and to be aware of what their bodies are telling them while at camp.

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 01:17pm EDT

Tags: camp, Melwood

6 careers that have staying power

If you are looking for a new career, here are six fields experiencing job growth.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 05:09am EDT

Tags: careers, unemployment, Yahoo!

New approach to control Rock Creek Park deer population

There are too many deer in Rock Creek Park eating up all the vegetation. Now there's a plan in place to control them.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: Deer, Rock Creek Park, National Parks Service

Sun-protective clothing gets mixed reviews

Some doctors say that type of clothing can certainly add an additional layer of protection in the sun, especially for children who don't like sunscreen, but others are less enthusiastic.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 07:06am EDT

Tags: sunscreen, skin cancer, spf

Soldier's film focuses on traumatic brain injury

Justin Springer, a soldier with two Iraq deployments under his belt, has a documentary showcased in the GI Film Festival in D.C.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 07:22am EDT

Tags: gi film festival, military,

Gas prices fall, economic boost may come

Gas prices are dropping, and economists say the lower prices could result in an economic boost for the nation.

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 10:13am EDT

Tags: wtop price at the pump, wtop pain in the gas, Hank Silverberg, gas, gas prices


Judge to rule on holding texting friend liable for crash (VIDEO)

Those who text behind the wheel and cause an accident can expect to be found responsible. BU what about a texting friend?

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 06:35am EDT

Tags: texting and driving

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