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How to eat healthy on a budget (VIDEO)

Jenna Umbriac, a nutrition educator for Manna Food Center in Montgomery County, offers tips for finding good food that doesn't break the bank.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 06:38am EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, SNAP, manna food, jenna umbriac, food stamps

Highlighting hunger, leaders take $5 challenge (VIDEO)

Feeding a family on $5 a day is not a challenge for thousands of families, it's a necessity. Even in affluent Montgomery County, thousands struggle to live on the federally funded supplemental nutrition assistance program, or SNAP, known to most people as food stamps.

Tuesday - 02/05/2013, 03:28am EST

Tags: hunger, SNAP, Kate Ryan

A new life: Rescued dogs from fighting rings find second chance

Emmy and Lizzy have a story that resembles something out of a crime drama. Over a year ago, the dogs were scooped up when federal agents busted a multi-state crime operation that involved narcotics, firearms and dog- fighting.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 12:41pm EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, Washington Humane Society, dog fighting

Maryland teen gets patent on medical device

Every parent loves to brag about his child's accomplishments. But Gov. Martin O'Malley is bragging about one special student in Maryland.

Thursday - 01/31/2013, 08:12am EST

Tags: Jack Andraka, Kate Ryan, pancreatic cancer

Finding a way to way for an improved transportation system

Recent findings from a report published by the National Capital Region's Transportation Planning Board show that D.C. metro area residents and commuters have varied opinions when it comes to traffic and taxes.

Sunday - 01/27/2013, 08:59am EST

Tags: gas tax, Kate Ryan, traffic, sprawl & crawl

Maryland Gov. fills seat of ousted PG delegate

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has named a Bowie State University official and former state lawmaker to fill the seat of ousted Prince George's County Delegate Tiffany Alston.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 12:43pm EST

Tags: Maryland House of Delegates, Kate Ryan, Tiffany Alston, Greg Hall

Leopold staffers lost sleep, feared for jobs

Former staffers and security detail members have testified about having to do everything from preventing Leopold's live-in girlfriend from finding out about another woman to driving him to and from sexual encounters with that second girlfriend.

Friday - 01/25/2013, 12:33pm EST

Tags: John Leopold, courts, official misconduct, Kate Ryan

Montgomery Co. parents voice concerns about school safety (VIDEO)

From bullying prevention to bolstering security procedures at school entrances, parents voiced their concerns and offered suggestions on how to make schools safer at Wednesday night's Montgomery County Council of PTAs meeting.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 03:50am EST

Tags: mcps, Montgomery County Public Schools, Kate Ryan, school safety

D.C. welcomes stranded Sandy pets (Video)

Two months after superstorm Sandy devastated the Northeast, cats and dogs that were surrendered or abandoned in New York City are finding new homes in the Washington area.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 11:09pm EST

Tags: pets, ASPCA, WARL, animals, superstorm Sandy, Kate Ryan

Local rowing club caters to disabled athletes

Having a fitness program that fits an individual's specific needs is important - and one local program is doing just that.

Saturday - 01/12/2013, 09:22pm EST

Tags: Kate Ryan, rowing, Capital Rowing Club, Capital Adaptive Rowing Program, Anacostia River

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