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Fitness Fail? Baltimore Falls On Healthy City List While D.C. Climbs To The Top

We now know which city is the healthiest in the nation. Turns out, it’s right down the road.

05/29/2014

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Baltimore-D.C. Area Bid To Host 2024 Olympics Closer To Reality

Baltimore and Washington, D.C.’s bid to host the Olympics gets a little closer to reality. Two of our closest competitors have dropped their bids to represent the United States in the 2024 Summer Games.

05/28/2014

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Redskins To Senators: Team’s Name Is ‘Respectful’

Redskins President Bruce Allen says in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that the NFL team’s nickname is “respectful” toward Native Americans.

05/24/2014

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‘The Bear Is Loose’ — Obama Goes Out And About

“The bear is loose!” Those were President Barack Obama’s words as he ditched his motorcade and left the White House on foot, favoring the fresh air in a walk toward the Interior Department.

05/24/2014

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National Zoo Welcomes 3 New Elephants From Canada

The National Zoo is welcoming three new Asian elephants to its herd.

05/23/2014

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Woman Who Killed Baby At D.C. Convent Gets 4 Years

A Samoan woman who acknowledged killing her newborn son at a DC convent where she was studying to become a nun has been sentenced to four years in prison.

05/23/2014

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50 Senators To NFL: Change Redskins’ Racist Name

A renewed push to change the name of the Washington Redskins. Fifty U.S. senators sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, including some from Maryland. They say the name is a racist slur and now is the time to change it.

05/22/2014

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Severe Weather Delays Train Service Between Baltimore And Washington

Severe weather is delaying train service between Baltimore and Washington.

05/22/2014

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Md. Reports Defoliation From Cankerworms

The Maryland Department of Agriculture says cankerworms have eaten the leaves off of many trees in Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s and Washington counties.

05/20/2014

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Frankie Valli To Headline July 4 Celebration In D.C.

That trademark falsetto behind “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and other hits from 50 years ago will usher in the July 4 celebration on the National Mall this year as Frankie Valli headlines the “Capitol Fourth” show in Washington.

05/19/2014

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Man Fatally Struck Trying To Cross Suitland Parkway

Park Police officers are investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck while trying to cross Suitland Parkway.

05/18/2014

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Pedestrian Killed By Commuter Train Bound For Baltimore

Major delays on the MARC train from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore hours after a man was fatally struck on the tracks.

05/16/2014

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