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Wegmans plans 10 new supermarkets in 5 states

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wegmans Food Markets says it plans to add 10 new stores in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions over the next year or two. Full Story

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Face transplant recipient appears in GQ magazine (Photos)

Tue Jul 29, 2014

After a decade of hiding his disfigured face, Richard Norris -- who received complex face transplant surgeries in Maryland in 2012 -- shows off his new appearance on the pages of of GQ magazine. Full Story

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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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3 sites make shortlist for new FBI headquarters

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Federal Bureau of Investigation would move its headquarters from a storied, decades-old home in the nation's capital to a new location in the suburbs under a federal government proposal released Tuesday. Full Story

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Deals for National Lasagna and National Chicken Wing day

Tue Jul 29, 2014

From the world of 'there must be a holiday for that,' it's National Chicken Wing Day and National Lasagna Day. Full Story

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Jury chosen in former Va. gov's corruption trial

Mon Jul 28, 2014

A jury of eight men and four women was selected Monday in the trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife, who are charged with trading the influence of his office in exchange for thousands of dollars in gifts and loans from a businessman. Full Story

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Orioles return home at season's turning point

Tue Jul 29, 2014

As the Baltimore Orioles return home for a make-or-break stretch of their season, can their starting pitching hold up? Full Story

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Consumer Reports warns about scammers targeting hotels

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Are you traveling this summer? Keep in mind scammers may try to prey on you during your hotel stay in creative ways, according to Consumer Reports. Full Story

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Why you should wash your hands after swimming in the bay

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Swimming with a cut could put vacationers at risk for developing an infection caused by flesh-eating bacteria. So far 16 cases of vibrio have been reported this year. Full Story

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Man gets 2 life terms in fatal stabbing of wife

Mon Jul 28, 2014

A Joppa man has been sentenced to two consecutive life terms for fatally stabbing his estranged wife and another man. Full Story

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University chiefs to testify on Corcoran merger

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The presidents of George Washington University and the University of Maryland have been called to testify on their merger talks with the Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college. 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

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Senate confirms Harris nomination to appeals court

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Pamela Harris to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Full Story

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Man indicted on charge of sex solicitation of girl

Mon Jul 28, 2014

A California man has been indicted on charges of sexual solicitation of a 15-year-old Edgewater girl. 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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US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Virginia's same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on Monday in the first such decision by a federal appellate court in the South. 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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Ex-governor's corruption trial focuses on marriage

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple's marriage and the former first lady's "crush" on a businessman who, according to prosecutors, lavished them with gifts and cash in exchange for promoting his company. Full Story

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Tips to stay safe during a thunderstorm

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Thunderstorms laced with lightning regularly roll through the D.C. area in the warm summer months. And when thunder is booming and lightning is flashing, the safest place is indoors. But there are lightning risks inside the sturdiest building and a car or truck can provide fairly safe shelter outdoors. Full Story

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Redskins fan turns autographs into tattoos

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Charlie White of Quinton, Virginia, is asking players to sign his arm with a Sharpie. He then heads to a tattoo parlor and has the signatures made permanent. Full Story