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D.C. Tourism Generates $6B In Spending By Visitors

Tourism officials in Washington say spending by visitors grew more than 6 percent last year to $6 billion, outpacing the growth in visitor numbers.


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Ravens’ Matt Birk & Terrell Suggs Honored For Outstanding Achievement

Center Matt Birk was named the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year and linebacker Terrell Suggs has been named the 2011 Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year.


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GM Back On Top With 9 Million Unit Sales In 2011

Can you guess which automakers came in second and third?


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BLOG: Above-Average Temps Give Way To Cold Air & Possible Snow

As we round out 2011, temperatures continue to run above average. We topped out at 52 degrees today and are going right back into the 50s again Saturday and Sunday.


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Baltimore Police Investigate 196th Murder Of 2011

Baltimore City detectives are investigating the 196th murder this year.


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BLOG: Sunny & Dry Christmas Weather

If we can’t get a white Christmas, today is a good alternative. We topped out at 48 degrees, above the average of 43, with a lot of sunshine.


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Hurricane Seasons Ends, But Irene’s Effects Remain

Say goodbye to the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season, which was a study in contradictions: It spared the usual Southern targets while Irene paralyzed the Eastern seaboard and devastated parts of the Northeast with deadly flooding.


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Beat Winter With The Top Five 2011 All-Wheel Drives

This list of top five 2011 model-year all-wheel drive cars is ranked by EPA economy.


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Md. Officials: 32 Heat-Related Deaths This Year

Maryland health authorities say 32 people have died due to extreme heat so far this year.


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Baltimore Grand Prix 2011!

The Grand Prix came to Baltimore this Labor Day weekend and 105.7 The Fan was there! Check out the photos from this incredible event!


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Incoming Hood College Freshman Receive iPads

Hood launched an initiative to explore the role of portable tablet computers in the college’s academic mission last year, a program paid for by a grant from an anonymous alumnus.



BLOG: Warm-Up In Store For Labor Day Weekend

On Friday, plenty of sun and mild to warm conditions will abound everywhere with temperatures in the low 80s.