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Washington, D.C. , is known for lots of things: monuments, museums, cherry blossoms -- and now rats.
Students and parents in Montgomery County are using public hearings this week to demand funding, pointing to shocking conditions inside a number of local schools.
"There are rats scurrying around everywhere in the neighborhood," one 14th Street corridor resident said at a meeting discussing the rat problem in the neighborhood.
Over the years, the D.C. area has seen peace summits and nuclear arms summits, but the summit planned in the District Thursday night might make you wrinkle your nose.
Just how addictive are high-fat/high sugar foods? New research takes a closer look.
Internet gaming could raise $15 million or much more for D.C. coffers, a member of the city council told WTOP on Friday.
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is in a war of words with District lawmakers over rats.
Tags: mark segraves, Ken Cuccinelli, Dixon Herman, National Wildlife Control Operators Association, John Hadidian, U.S. Humane Society, National Park Service, D.C. Department of the Environment, Christophe Tulou, The Wildlife Center of Virginia
In a written statement to WTOP, Cuccinelli outlines the four methods of catching and releasing rodents and other wildlife, according to D.C. law. They include releasing the animal on site, relocating it, releasing it after rehabilitation and killing it.
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