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Future tree-trimming bill won't just target Pepco

Montgomery County Council president Roger Berliner says he will rework a tree trimming bill that initially targeted Pepco after a county attorney said it would only work if the new rules applied to everyone.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 06:28am EDT

Tags: Pepco, tree clearing, Roger Berliner

Caribbean vacations are cheaper now

Whether looking for Father's Day or graduation gifts or trying to get away, shoppers can get some great deals this month.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 04:48am EDT

Tags: WTOP Saves You Money, June deals

Wasps unleashed in Maryland to fight invasive pest

There are pests coming after some of our trees and a local agriculture department is bringing in wasps to fight them.

Sunday - 06/10/2012, 06:22am EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Agriculture, emerald ash borer, Dick bean, wasp,

Arlington National Cemetery to release smartphone app

This fall Arlington National Cemetery will have a new smartphone app to help families find loved ones buried there.

Saturday - 06/09/2012, 08:11am EDT

Tags: Arlington National Cemetery, smartphone, app, Major Nicholas Miller,

Proposal pushes new Md. buildings back from major water pipes

A local utility is trying to make changes to avoid the "substantial risk{s} to public safety" posed by the explosion of large water mains.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 09:15am EDT

Tags: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, water pipes,

End in sight for some National Mall projects

There's an end in sight for two of the construction projects that have taken over key spots on the National Mall.

Friday - 06/01/2012, 01:41pm EDT

Tags: National Mall, National Park Service, Stephen Whitesell, Washington Monument

Rare free parking comes to an end in NW

Parking is hard to come by in D.C., especially free parking. And, on Monday, hundreds living and working near the National Cathedral will lose the privilege.

Monday - 04/23/2012, 05:59am EDT

Tags: giant, parking, newark, idaho

$200 a month for cable? It could be reality by 2020

The bill that comes every month is evidence enough: Cable rates are steadily rising. Now, there's a prediction that the average customer's bill will hit $200 a month by 2020.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 06:42am EDT

Tags: cable, Netflix

A college calculator helps upcoming high school grads

As high school seniors approach graduation, the time has come to decide on a college and a new tool may help them -- by telling them how much it will cost.

Monday - 04/16/2012, 02:38am EDT

Tags: education

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