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Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial set up at Georgetown

Fulfilling its purpose of bringing "the Wall" to communities that can't easily visit it, Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund organizers never expected to set up the traveling memorial in D.C.

Wednesday - 10/09/2013, 07:41am EDT

Tags: the Wall, Georgetown University, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Joseph Mark Lauinger,

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Shutdown, funding troubles hobble cancer fight

The government shutdown is halting more than paychecks; it's stopping cancer research.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 11:19am EDT

Tags: cancer, Making Strides,

Shutdown could strand Smithsonian dinosaur

It may not be at the top of the list of important things affected by the government shutdown, but for the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, a very special package could be delayed.

Tuesday - 10/01/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: T-Rex, Smithsonian, dinosaurs,

Paying more bank fees and overdraft fees in D.C.

Consumers are paying more fees to their banks than they were a few years ago as free checking accounts are more difficult to secure and as banks raise rates.

Monday - 09/30/2013, 02:02pm EDT

Tags: bank fees, Washington Business Journal,

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10 ways to upgrade your morning

Getting out the door faster in the morning is all about figuring out where someone spends the most time preparing for the day.

Wednesday - 09/25/2013, 07:13am EDT

Tags: upgrade morning, routine, tips to make mornings go smoothly, morning routine, families

Md. laws will be more stringent for drivers using cell phones

Drivers may be tempted when they hear their phone ding or buzz, but they'll have to resist even picking up the phone while driving in Maryland, or risk being pulled over.

Saturday - 09/21/2013, 10:07am EDT

Tags: cell phone, cell phones, driving, driving infractions,

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Mini parks take over parking spots in D.C.

More than a dozen D.C. parking spots were converted to mini parks Friday as part of Parking Day, an international event intended to spark conversations about urban planning and the need for more green space.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 04:14pm EDT

Tags: parking day, rebar, parks, urban planning

Chips and dings: Filing complaints for damage due to road work

Some drivers who commute through road construction daily have damage to their car and have been unsure of where to go to file a complaint.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 05:53am EDT

Tags: Maryland State Highway Administration, construction zones, car damage,

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Perry meets with Md. businesses, asks them to move

Texas governor Rick Perry spent Wednesday afternoon hosting a lunch for local leaders and business owners in an attempt to lure their business to the Lone Star State.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 06:15pm EDT

Tags: Rick Perry,

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Bad behavior behind the wheel: A battle of the sexes

Most commuters have seen it for themselves -- boorish driving behavior. But many are guilty of the same annoying tendencies they despise in other drivers.

Thursday - 09/12/2013, 03:06pm EDT

Tags: driving, Insurance.com

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