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'Shark Week' fun swims into the area

It's "Shark Week," but that doesn't mean you have to sit in front of a TV to enjoy it! Check out some of the shark-themed events in the area.

Monday - 08/05/2013, 11:51am EDT

Tags: Shark Week, Discovery Channel, Sarah Beth Hensley, Jaws, National Aquarium

Discovery Channel pioneer killed in crash

One of the pioneers of cable TV's Discovery Channel was killed Tuesday morning when a flatbed truck plowed into his Jeep Cherokee.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 05:42am EST

Tags: Discovery Channel, Michel du Monceau

Chompie the Shark makes his return for 'Shark Week'

Discovery Channel's Shark Week will return to all its glory this year as Chompie, the giant inflated shark, returns to his perch atop the Discovery building in Silver Spring, Md.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 11:55am EDT

Tags: Discovery Channel, Shark Week, Chompie, shark

'Shark Week' spawns cuddly, terrifying parody (VIDEO)

Just strap a cardboard fin on a puppy or kitten and prepare yourself for carnage.

Friday - 08/17/2012, 11:54am EDT

Tags: Shark Week, Discovery Channel, Revision3

Officer honored for bravery in Discovery standoff

Officer Ed Paden was fresh off a training swim in the Chesapeake Bay when the jellyfish stings were getting to him. So he finished his workout and headed back to Montgomery County, and though he was off-duty, he headed back to his station. That's when the 911 call came in.

Tuesday - 01/10/2012, 10:02am EST

Tags: Ed Paden, Discovery Channel, Discovery Communications, James J. Lee, Montgomery County Police Training Academy, David Levy, kate ryan