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ALS Association debunking fake article spreading online

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The ALS Association is trying to get out ahead of a fake article it says is derailing its efforts and confusing a lot of people. Full Story

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3 hurt as vehicle crashes into Md. Dunkin' Donuts

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Three people were injured on Monday evening when a vehicle crashed into a Dunkin' Donuts in Ellicott City. Full Story

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Woman killed, child injured in pedestrian crash

Tue Sep 02, 2014

A woman was killed in a pedestrian-car accident on Monday and a 3-year-old child is critically injured. Full Story

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Police: Virginia girl, 2, left in a van, dies

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Police say a 2-year-old girl who was left in a van for an extended period of time has died in Virginia. Full Story

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Woman sues Ocean City over sidewalk ramp mat

Mon Sep 01, 2014

A woman who says a defect in a wheelchair sidewalk ramp in Ocean city caused her to fall out of her wheelchair and break her arm is suing the resort. Full Story

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Danger signs can point to falling trees

Tue Sep 02, 2014

WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath calls falling trees and tree limbs "one of the biggest dangers of being outdoors." Full Story

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Treatment and etiquette tips for the American flag

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Labor Day is a uniquely American holiday and a good time to remind people that federal law dictates how U.S. flags should be displayed and treated. Full Story

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D.C. United states its case

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Fresh off one of its biggest wins in recent memory, United makes a push for attention on and off the field. Full Story

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Man seriously hurt when truck drives through house

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Maryland State Police say a man was critically injured when the pickup truck he was operating drove through a house and hit a tree. Full Story

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Data: University of Maryland among nation's most caffeinated schools

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Area colleges are back in session, which means many students are gulping down coffee and cramming for tests. New data show one local school is among the top in the nation with the caffeine jitters. Full Story

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Driver faces charges in Va. wreck that killed 3

Mon Sep 01, 2014

An Accomac man faces involuntary manslaughter charges stemming from a wreck that killed three people on the Eastern Shore. 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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DC could face police shortage amid retirements

Tue Sep 02, 2014

A significant increase in retirements and departures of some young officers could leave the District of Columbia with a severe shortage of police officers as the city continues to grow. Full Story

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Tobacco commission grants go to family connections

Mon Sep 01, 2014

A review by The Associated Press has found that a Virginia commission that invests money from a national tobacco settlement gave $21 million to an economic development group and a telephone cooperative run by family members of the commission's powerful chairman. 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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Emergency repaving work nears finish in Chevy Chase

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Emergency paving work on Connecticut Avenue in Chevy Chase is almost complete with some finishing touches on the project still needed. Full Story

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3 rescued after jet ski overturns near Fort Monroe

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Coast Guard says three men escaped injury after their jet ski overturned near Fort Monroe Sunday. Full Story