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D.C. Cherry Blossoms Predicted To Bloom April 8-12

Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8 and 12, when they’re predicted to reach peak bloom.

03/04/2014

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Car Sales Heading Toward Post-Recession Peak

Pent up demand, low-interest rates and attractive year-end deals pushed August car sales to levels not seen in six years.

09/05/2013

Meteor Shower

Look To The Skies! One Of The Year’s Best Meteor Showers Is Peaking

One of the year’s best meteor showers is peaking!

08/12/2013

A woman (R) takes pictures of cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin on March 29, 2011 in Washington, DC. Americans celebrating the beauty of Washington's landmark pink cherry blossoms this spring have at heart the tragedies jolting Japan, which gave the trees to the United States. More than 27,000 people are dead or missing, and two weeks after the 9.0-magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami crippled the aging nuclear plant in northeastern Japan, rescue work is still under way to avoid a major nuclear disaster. As many as one million people are expected to stream through the Mall esplanade area during the Cherry Blossom Festival from March 26 through April 10. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Pushed Back In D.C.

The National Park Service is updating its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees, now saying the peak bloom will come in early April.

03/19/2013