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This interactive section lists the most popular stories on WTOP.com. Popularity is determined by a combination of elements including how many times a story is viewed, Facebook "Likes" and user comments. You can also sort by section using the NewsQ Filter in the right column. Note: Stories won't necessarily be in chronological order and there may be older stories in the list.

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Tom Lohr's adventure: A hot dog at every MLB park

Mon Jul 28, 2014

One man traveled more than 18,000 miles to visit all 30 Major League Baseball parks and rank each venue, as well as the hot dogs. Full Story

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Severe storms on Sunday's horizon

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sunshine is the enemy today. It only increases the chance of severe weather. Full Story

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Pet of the Week: Summertime

Mon Jul 28, 2014

This beagle/pug spent the first two years of her life in a Tennessee puppy mill with virtually no socialization or creature comforts. Full Story

red light camera (WTOP/Mike Murillo)

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Local governments turning red lights into green

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Red light camera programs in cities like D.C. and Rockville, and Montgomery, Prince George's and Arlington counties have raked in $21 million combined, the data show. Full Story

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Judge strikes down DC ban on handguns outside home

Mon Jul 28, 2014

A federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on carrying guns outside of a person's home, concluding it violates Second Amendment rights. Full Story

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Obama to rename Africa program for Nelson Mandela

Mon Jul 28, 2014

A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela. Full Story

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No booze for DC folks? New Hampshire may fix law

Tue Jul 29, 2014

New Hampshire is assuring residents of the nation's capital that they can purchase alcohol in the state despite a law that suggests otherwise. But cigarettes? Maybe not. Full Story

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Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" Full Story

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Red Cross facing blood shortage in D.C. area

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Red Cross is putting out a call for people to roll their sleeves up and donate blood. Full Story

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Land swap emerging as stumbling block to D.C. United stadium deal

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Keys players have had about a month to eyeball details of the complicated arrangement to build a new D.C. United stadium. And another of these key pleayers has a key reservation. Full Story

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DC asks for stay of ruling allowing gun carrying

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying guns outside the home. Full Story

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Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad. Full Story

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D.C. moves quickly to get Height Act changes on the books

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The District is moving quickly to enact rules that will allow developers to take advantage of key changes in the recently amended federal Height Act. Full Story

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Oldest female WWII veteran visits DC monuments

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran has finally made it to Washington to see the monuments and memorials. Full Story

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Officials closing street to remove tree from park

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Transportation officials in Washington say they're closing a stretch of 15th Street for several hours to remove a tree from Meridian Hill Park. Full Story