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Visitor's pass won't help these parkers

Maryland or Virginia drivers who park overnight in D.C., can get a ticket even if they have a visitor's parking pass. It's a common complaint and WTOP's Ticketbuster has steps drivers can take to avoid becoming a target. Full Story

Gun tourism grows in popularity

From around the world tourists flock to the U.S. to participate in gun events, from bullet-riddled bachelor parties to shotgun weddings. Full Story

Cash or card for $5 purchases?

A new report examines how consumers prefer to pay for their smaller purchases: with cash or with a credit or debit card? Full Story


Cold cash flows for ice bucket challenge

The ice bucket challenge is making a big splash for the ALS Association -- but the trick now is spending all the windfall wisely. Full Story


Life lessons from Mary Poppins

As the beloved movie turns 50 years old this week, here's a look back at some of your favorite scenes and the life lessons learned. Full Story

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How to select good agency supervisors

Great supervisors can make an agency a better place to work, while lousy supervisors can make the it a horrible workplace. Full Story

Schools embrace once-banned phones

A local school system not only allows kids to carry phones and tablets during the day, but encourages teachers to incorporate them. Full Story

Va. city ranked nation's fifth safest place

When it comes to national disasters, the safest county in the nation is in Montana. But one Virgina area shows up in the top five. Full Story


Kids go back to school, dogs get blues

Young people aren't the only ones who get back-to-school blues. Pooches used to playtime get upset when their best buddies disappear. Full Story


This state sees edge in landing FBI HQ

The battle to win the new home of the FBI is down to three sites and two states. Where agents live could give this state the edge. Full Story


Snyder: New stadium in early stages

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder says the team has started designing a new stadium to replace the 17-year-old FedEx Field. Full Story

Private Wedding

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt tied the knot in a private ceremony.

Campfire Sundaes

Enjoy the final days of summer with smoked peaches and cream.

A Sweet Return

A once-closed cupcake store could reopen in D.C. locations.

Teen Fashion Guru

A 13-year-old girl has a fall line at a popular department store.

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Fastest on 2 Feet

Jiff the Pomeranian is really fast, world-record fast.

Kickball Injury?

Workers' compensation OK'd for injuries from a company kickball game.

Silver Lining

A "happily ever after" for one Boston Marathon bombing victim.

Stoned at the Emmys

Sarah Silverman shows off her liquid pot on the red carpet.