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Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said. Full Story

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18th century brewery remains found at Va. college

Sun Aug 31, 2014

College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it. Full Story

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Mystery of Death Valley's moving rocks solved

Sun Aug 31, 2014

For years scientists have theorized about how large rocks -- some weighing hundreds of pounds -- zigzag across Racetrack Playa in Death Valley National Park, leaving long trails etched in the earth. Full Story

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Atlantic City losing 2 casinos, 5K jobs in 3 days

Sun Aug 31, 2014

A time few could imagine during the not-too-distant glory days of casino gambling has arrived in Atlantic City, where two casinos will close this weekend and a third will shut down in two weeks. Full Story

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Boat explosion sends 5 to hospital in Ocean Pines

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Police say five people have been taken to a hospital after a boat exploded as it pulled away from a dock in Ocean Pines. Full Story

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1st case of West Nile virus reported in Maryland

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Maryland health officials say the first case of the West Nile virus in the state has been reported. Full Story

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Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

Sun Aug 31, 2014

A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday into the Atlantic Ocean, the Coast Guard said. Full Story

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For gamers, combating online abuse not easy

Mon Sep 01, 2014

While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it's so prevalent among the gaming community. Full Story

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Stop saying that: tired parental expressions that need an upgrade

Sun Aug 31, 2014

There are a bunch of phrases your parents probably said to you which in turn have been passed down to your kids too. However, it's time for an expression upgrade, according to Parents magazine. Full Story

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Man's body found in Shady Grove Metro garage

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Metro Transit Police officers have discovered a man's body in the parking garage at the Shady Grove Metro station. Full Story

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Surly 2014 electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'

Mon Sep 01, 2014

A surly electorate that holds Congress in even lower regard than unpopular President Barack Obama is willing to "keep the bums in," with at least 365 incumbents in the 435-member House and 18 of 28 senators on a glide path to another term when ballots are counted Nov. 4. Full Story

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1 teen dead, 2 injured in Montgomery County collision

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Shawn Gangloff, 15, of Olney, who was in the back seat at the time of the crash, has died from his injuries. Full Story

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Federal agent arrested after brandishing gun

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Police say an apparently drunk man arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun on a Burbank street is a federal agent. Full Story