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Get government property on the cheap with GSA surplus sales

Cyber Monday and Black Friday are widely known, but there's a big sale in the D.C. area many haven't heard of that happens twice a month on Thursdays.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 09:21am EST

Tags: General Services Administration

D.C. on track for record-low 2012 murder rate

Last year the District counted 108 homicides, the lowest number since the 1963 total of 95. The total for 2012 is on track to be even lower than 2011's, and Police Chief Cathy Lanier is talking about it.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 06:39am EST

Tags: murder, d.c. police chief cathy lanier

Pipe dream comes true for Kennedy Center

The debut of the Kennedy Center's much anticipated organ wowed the audience Tuesday night.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 03:29am EST

Tags: Kennedy Center, Michael Kaiser, organ,


The shopping deals continue with Small Business Saturday

Black Friday is over, but businesses nationwide are offering deals for the third annual Small Business Saturday.

Saturday - 11/24/2012, 05:09pm EST

Tags: Small Business Saturday, Black Friday,


Natural fungus may be key to killing bed bugs

Bed bugs can be a concern for hotel guests, but a new way of killing bugs without chemicals is showing a lot of promise for banishing the critters.

Saturday - 11/24/2012, 07:52am EST

Tags: bed bugs, Penn State University,

WTOP Gift Guide: Cool stuff from $10 to $200

Looking for gift ideas? The 2012 WTOP Gift Guide has plenty of interesting things you can buy online in four different price categories.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 09:29am EST

Tags: shopping, gifts, gift guide, Christmas, retail

Wilson High Turkey Bowl disqualification controversy continues

Controversy continues over a Thanksgiving Day football tradition in the area.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:21am EST

Tags: turkey bowl, Wilson High School, Anacostia High School

Montgomery Co. unveils plan for future bus rapid transit system

Montgomery County wants to create a countywide bus rapid transit network that would run on major roads, including Georgia Avenue and Rockville Pike.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 01:18pm EST

Tags: bus rapid transit, Larry Cole, Montgomery County Planning Board

How you can help superstorm and nor'easter victims

WTOP has a list of ways you can help people in New Jersey and New York.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 04:06pm EST

Tags: Red Cross, Hurricane Sandy, charity, Kristi King, Salvation Army

ICE! returns to National Harbor (PHOTOS)

A holiday tradition is returning to National Harbor: A big white tent full of chilly fun for the whole family.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 06:32am EST

Tags: National Harbor, ICE!, Shrek, family fun, ice and snow festival

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