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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08: Vintage World War II war planes fly in formation down the National Mall May 8, 2015 in Washington, DC. Fifty six vintage war planes took part in a flyover near the WWII memorial for the 70th anniversary Victory in Europe celebration. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

70 Years Later, WWII Bombardier Receives Presidential Honor

At 22, 2nd Lt. John Pedevillano was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps’ 306th Bomb Group when he was shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in Germany in 1944.

07/07/2015

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Washington Nationals Honor Navy Yard Victims

The Washington Nationals will use Opening Day to honor people affected by the shooting at the nearby Washington Navy Yard, where a gunman killed 12 people in September.

04/04/2014

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Navy Yard Shooting Heroes Honored At Awards Ceremony

Heroes from one of the darkest days in Washington, D.C. are honored.

02/21/2014

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Aberdeen High School Ranked No. 1 In Nation For Improved Math, Science Test Scores

Aberdeen High School received a big honor Friday. The students there beat out 500 other high schools for a national recognition.

01/17/2014

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Md. Remembers Baltimore’s First African-American Top Cop, Bishop Lee Robinson

Gov. Martin O’Malley has ordered flags at half staff in Maryland in honor of Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., Baltimore City’s first African-American Police Commissioner, who died Tuesday at age 86.

01/07/2014

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Locals React After Time Magazine Names Pope Francis Its ‘Person Of The Year’

Calling him “The People’s Pope,” Time Magazine names Pope Francis its “Person of the Year.” It is an honor that comes just nine months into a papacy that has sparked both admiration and outrage around the world.

12/11/2013

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Howard Co. Officials To Honor 2 Officers For Bravery

Howard County officials will honor two police officers who managed to make arrests after they were struck and injured by an impaired driver.

08/08/2013

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White House Gets Touch Of Purple At Ravens Super Bowl Celebration

The day is finally here. President Barack Obama honors the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens at the White House south lawn.

06/05/2013

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Bob Turk Named ‘Communicator Of The Year’ By Hearing And Speech Agency

It was a big night for our “Sunshine Kid,” as Bob Turk was presented with a major honor.

05/03/2013

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World War II Veteran Honored For Military Service

John Leather wears earplugs to church, but it’s not the sermon that the 88-year-old World War II veteran is trying to muffle.

04/28/2013

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Allegany Honors Those Who Battled Rash Of Fires

The Allegany County Commissioners are honoring 20 local fire companies for battling eight house fires during a four-day period in late January.

03/07/2013

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NTSB Seeks Safety Improvements As Victims’ Families Mark Metro Crash Anniversary

Nine dead, eighty injured. Three years ago today, the worst accident in Washington D.C. Metro history happened.

06/22/2012

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