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Group Aims To Redo Neglected Site On National Mall

Lakeside gardens, model boats and fine dining overlooking the nation’s monuments could one day redefine a site on the National Mall that has languished for years with fetid water, dying fish and crumbling walkways.


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Meritus Health To Manage Western Maryland Hospital

State health officials say Meritus Health will manage Western Maryland Hospital Center in Hagerstown.


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Md. Ballet Dancer Perseveres Through Injuries

Ellie Dotson’s right foot is never too far from her thoughts. Fifteen months of pain, surgery and rehabilitation can do that — especially when your ballet career is hanging in the balance. But the 16-year-old Tracys Landing resident is back to training at almost full speed — en pointe and on track to be a professional dancer.


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Interior Secretary Orders National Mall Efforts

The Secretary of the Interior has issued an order requiring preservation efforts for the National Mall aimed at protecting recent improvements.


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White House Visitor Center To Be Rehabilitated

The National Park Service says the White House Visitor Center is scheduled to close this weekend for more than a year for rehabilitation work.



Group Plans To Rehab Hundreds Of Baltimore Homes

Hundreds of vacant or foreclosed homes in Baltimore have been targeted for rehabilitation by a North Carolina nonprofit group.


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Metro Unveils 7 Rehabilitated And 3 New Escalators

Metro has unveiled 10 rehabilitated or new escalators at two of the transit agency’s busiest stations.


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Double Leg Amputee Counts Himself Lucky

It would be easy for Randy Samu to dwell on his misfortune. But that’s not his nature.