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Get Moving! Baltimore’s Walkability Ranked At 11th

The widespread adoption of the automobile has changed how much Americans walk to where we live, work and shop.

06/21/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

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6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still Visit

If you’re tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it’s hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.

02/13/2014

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Baltimore Finds A Way To Make Walking Downtown Fun

Every day downtown, tens of thousands of people cross the street with barely a glance downward.

12/15/2013

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Could A Walk A Day Keep The Cancer Away For Older Women?

A large study from the American Cancer Society finds walking an hour a day could significantly reduce an older woman’s chances of getting breast cancer.

10/05/2013

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Baltimore Man Found Guilty Of Sword Stabbing Death

A Baltimore jury has convicted a man of stabbing a man to death using a sword drawn from a walking cane after a dispute over a football wager.

07/25/2013

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Walking Tour Shows Off Post-War Black History

The flagpole from which an American flag now flutters in front of the Roger Brooke Taney house on South Bentz Street might be considered a bookend in local history.

06/09/2013

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QR Code Bricks Proposed For Md. Walking Tour

Sidewalk bricks with QR codes on them are being proposed for a St. Michaels walking tour.

03/17/2013

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Police Investigate Stabbing On Bethesda Trail

Police are investigating a stabbing on one of the Washington area’s most popular walking and bicycling paths in Bethesda.

10/31/2012

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Walking And Texting Causing Thousands Of Injuries Nationwide

We’ve all heard of distracted driving, but did you know distracted walking can be just as deadly? The danger is real, and growing.

10/25/2012

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Officials Work To Make Walking To School Safer For Students

Making the walk to school safer. Thanks to a multi-million dollar grant, the city has more money to give streets in school zones a facelift.

10/12/2011

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D.C. Campaign Aims To Protect Pedestrians, Cyclists

About three times every day in the District, someone walking on a city street gets hit by a vehicle and an ambulance races to the scene. This year, four of those people have died.

03/31/2011

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