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Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 08/22/2012

Eight colleges in Va., Md. rank among ‘great colleges to work for’

Eight schools in Maryland and Virginia made The Chronicle’s fifth annual list of best institutions to work for.

By Malu Banuelos  |  12:28 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 05/23/2012

Tips for Memorial Day travelers

Avoid the rush with alternate routes out of town, get the latest weather predictions and more.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  04:36 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 06:49 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Remembering Chuck Brown; a save haven for homeless youth; ex-D.C. teacher on FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list (A.M. Buzz)

Remembering Chuck Brown; a save haven for homeless youth; former Beauvoir teacher on FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:49 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 05/16/2012

Gay judicial candidate rejected in Va.; George Huguely police interview made public; D.C.’s Kenyan McDuffie wins Ward 5 seat (A.M. Buzz)

Gay judicial candidate rejected in Va.; George Huguely police interview made public; Kenyan McDuffie wins District’s Ward 5 seat.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:02 AM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Potomac named nation’s most endangered river; George Huguely trial evidence to be displayed (A.M. Buzz)

Potomac named nation’s most endangered river; George Huguely trial evidence to be displayed; D.C. voters to replace Harry Thomas Jr.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:17 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 05/14/2012

Police Week draws officers, fans to D.C.

The annual ceremonies bring officers — and traffic — to the District.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  02:25 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Redskins show off throwback uniforms; gay marriage a tense issue for Virginia’s Tim Kaine; Capitals prepare for Game 7 (A.M. Buzz)

Redskins show off throwback uniforms; gay marriage a tense issue for Virginia’s Tim Kaine; Capitals prepare for Game 7.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:27 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Poor in Northern Va. hit hardest by recession; D.C. kids need more mental health help; Capitals vs. Rangers in Game 6 (A.M. Buzz)

Poor in Northern Va. hit hardest by recession; D.C. kids need more mental health help; Capitals vs. Rangers in Game 6.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:23 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:44 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Chuck Brown health mystery solved; woman charged in road rage death; Prince Harry visits D.C. (A.M. Buzz)

Chuck Brown health mystery solved; woman charged in road-rage death; Prince Harry visits D.C.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:44 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Low-cost housing disappears as rent soars in D.C.; a beer-drinker’s paradise in northern Virginia; Prince Harry comes to town (A.M. Buzz)

Low-cost housing disappears as rent soars in D.C.; a beer-drinker’s paradise in northern Virginia; Prince Harry comes to town.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:03 AM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 05/04/2012

Yeardley Love’s mother sues U-Va. coaches; planning for Cinco de Mayo; where are all the Nats fans?

Yeardley Love’s mother sues U-Va. coaches; planning for Cinco de Mayo; where are all the Nats fans?

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:42 AM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:19 AM ET, 05/03/2012

Rangers upend Caps in triple-overtime; rapes shake up Hyattsville area; ex-D.C. Council member Harry Thomas to be sentenced (A.M. Buzz)

Rangers upend Caps in triple-OT Game 3; rapes rattle Hyattsville area; ex-D.C. Council member to be sentenced.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:19 AM ET, 05/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Zombies meet bureaucrats in Va.; possible layoffs at Md. hospitals; anti-terror teams on Metro this week (A.M. Buzz)

Possible layoffs at Md. hospitals; anti-terror teams on Metro this week; zombies meet bureaucrats in Va.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:17 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:53 AM ET, 04/30/2012

Md. at center of DNA rights debate; Silver Line future in jeopardy; Joel Osteen’s ‘Night of Hope’ (A.M. Buzz)

Maryland at center of DNA rights debate; Silver Line’s future in jeopardy; Joel Osteen’s night at Nats Park.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:53 AM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:59 AM ET, 04/26/2012

Capitals move on to semifinals; Marion Barry is not apologizing; Metro board to vote on fare hike (A.M. Buzz)

Capitals move on to semifinals; Marion Barry is not apologizing; Metro board to vote on fare hike.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:59 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:51 AM ET, 04/25/2012

Metro service back to normal; cocaine-filled candy at Dulles; where to watch the Capitals vs. Bruins (A.M. Buzz)

Metro service returns to normal for morning commute; smugglers caught with cocaine-filled candy at Dulles; where to watch the Capitals.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:51 AM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Rain doesn’t dampen Earth Day; D.C. area contractors want more tech talent; was Congress wasting its time with Roger Clemens? (A.M. Buzz)

Rain doesn’t dampen Earth Day; D.C. area contractors want more tech talent; was Congress wasting its time with Roger Clemens?

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:03 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Metro checks all defibrillators after rider’s fatal heart attack; things to do on 4/20; how to celebrate Earth Day (A.M. Buzz)

Metro checks all defibrillators after rider’s fatal heart attack; things to do on 4/20; how to celebrate Earth Day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:45 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 04/18/2012

Virginia budget rejected again; pollen and allergies bombard Washington; Redskins 2012 schedule announced (A.M. Buzz)

Virginia budget rejected again; pollen and allergies bombard Washington; Redskins 2012 schedule announced.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:41 AM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Virginia Tech massacre anniversary; D.C. celebrates 150th Emancipation Day; Roger Clemens re-trial begins (A.M. Buzz)

Virginia Tech massacre anniversary; D.C. celebrates 150th Emancipation Day; Roger Clemens re-trial begins.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:56 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 04/13/2012

Tired of Jack and Rose? Catch these Titanic events instead

The 100-year anniversary of the ship’s fateful voyage offers food and fun for the cruise-curious

By Rachel Karas  |  03:40 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Roger Clemens expected in D.C. court; proposed Metro increases get first go-ahead; Wizards vs. Knicks in New York tonight (A.M. Buzz)

Roger Clemens expected in D.C. court; proposed Metro increases get first go-ahead; Wizards vs. Knicks in New York tonight.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:23 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Strange twist in D.C.’s emancipation; D.C. building height limits may be relaxed; Md. couple accused of misusing $1 million in HIV funds (A.M. Buzz)

Strange twist in D.C.’s emancipation; D.C. building height limits may be relaxed; Md. couple accused of misusing $1 million in HIV funds.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:40 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Ex-D.C. teacher added to FBI Most Wanted list; Freedom Plaza occupiers prepare for move to McPherson Square; Brits try to save red squirrels from American grays (A.M. Buzz)

Ex-D.C. teacher added to FBI Most Wanted list; Freedom Plaza occupiers prepare move to McPherson; Brits try to save red squirrels from American grays

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:40 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 04/06/2012

Marion Barry apologizes for racist remarks; ditching the ‘ugly’ bars on H Street; Occupy D.C. camps join forces (A.M. Buzz)

Marion Barry apologizes for racist remarks; ditching the ugly security grates on H Street; Occupy D.C. camps join forces.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:18 AM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:39 AM ET, 04/05/2012

Candlelight vigil for MLK Jr.; Possible NCAA violations at Howard University; GSA spending controversy; Nationals opening day (A.M. Buzz)

Possible NCAA violations at Howard; Nationals opening day; GSA spending controversy; Candlelight vigil for MLK Jr..

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:39 AM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 04/04/2012

D.C. to celebrate Titanic’s 100th anniversary

As fans of ‘Titanic’ head to movie theaters for the 3D movie’s premiere, others look to the anniversary of the ill-fated ship’s maiden voyage.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  02:39 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz | Tags:  titanic

Posted at 08:04 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Romney sweeps Md., D.C.; Camden Yards celebrates 20 years; a Web-era Watergate? (A.M. Buzz)

Romney sweeps Md., D.C.; a Watergate for the Web; Camden Yards celebrates 20 years.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:04 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz, The Buzz

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 04/02/2012

The face of diversity of Thomas Jefferson High; Facebook for veterans; prepping for Tuesday’s primaries in D.C., Md. (A.M. Buzz)

The face of diversity at Thomas Jefferson High School; Facebook for veterans; prepping for Tuesday’s primaries in D.C., Md.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:04 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Improvements on MARC’s ‘hell train’; alleged Va. Crips charged in teen prostitution ring; D.C. medical marijuana growing sites picked (A.M. Buzz)

Improvements on MARC’s “hell train”; alleged Va. Crips charged in teen prostitution ring; D.C. medical marijuana growing sites picked.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:56 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Mega Millions: D.C. Lottery prints commemorative tickets for historic $640 million jackpot

The jackpot grew to more than $640 million after five Mega Millions ticket holders fell just shy of the six-number combination on Tuesday night.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz | Tags:  lottery

Posted at 06:33 AM ET, 03/29/2012

Route 29 Batman turns out to be a nice guy from Baltimore; ex-TSA official charged in sex party; gas prices top $4 a gallon (A.M. Buzz)

Route 29 Batman revealed; Voter’s Guides for D.C., Md. primaries; ex-TSA official charged in sex party; gas prices top $4 a gallon.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:33 AM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/28/2012

Single ladies, meet D.C.’s sugar daddies

D.C.’s parade of superlatives continues.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:41 AM ET, 03/28/2012

Anti-gay assault victim speaks out; supporters rally around organic farm in Potomac (A.M. Buzz)

Here are our picks for the top local stories to start your day.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  07:41 AM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:26 AM ET, 03/26/2012

Death threat shocks Loudoun Sikhs; live updates as Supreme Court takes up health-care challenges; freeze watch Monday night (A.M. Buzz)

Death threat shocks Loudoun Sikhs; live updates as Supreme Court takes up health-care challenges; freeze watch Monday night.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:26 AM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:51 AM ET, 03/23/2012

Trayvon Martin shooting protests; low morale at Homeland Security; ‘Hunger Games’ skill-building; D.C. budget unveiled (A.M. Buzz)

Trayvon Martin shooting vigil; low morale at Homeland Security; ‘Hunger Games’ skill-building; D.C. budget unveiled; religion vs. reason protests.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:51 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:57 AM ET, 03/22/2012

Marion Barry’s election battle; chat about the ‘Mad Men’ look; mothers’ grief at D.C. mass-slaying trial (A.M. Buzz)

Marion Barry’s election battle; chat about the ‘Mad Men’ look; mothers’ grief at D.C. mass-slaying trial.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:57 AM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Play it again, Sam: Local theaters mark ‘Casablanca’ 70th

Three local theaters will show “Casablanca” tonight night as part of Turner Classic Movies’ anniversary event.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  12:17 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz | Tags:  Movies

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Anti-gay crime walk draws 600; Va. named ‘best state to make a living’ (A.M. Buzz)

Anti-gay crime walk draws 600; Va. named ”best state to make a living”; UMBC leads science education revolution.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  07:50 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Harlem Globetrotter to dribble across Francis Scott Key Bridge

A member of the Harlem Globetrotters will dribble and spin a basketball from Francis Scott Key Bridge to Georgetown Monday.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Bald Eagle starts special journey; libraries cater to youngest readers; Obama’s Sunday worship (A.M. Buzz)

Bald eagle starts special journey; libraries cater to youngest readers; Obama’s Sunday worship.

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  |  07:50 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 03/16/2012

March Madness: A national pastime returns

We’ve got an interactive bracket, daily coverage and more.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  11:52 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz | Tags:  march madness, ncaa

Posted at 06:32 AM ET, 03/16/2012

Maryland’s gamble on slots machines; planning for St. Patrick’s Day; weekend weather forecast (A.M. Buzz)

Maryland’s gamble on slots machines; planning for St. Patrick’s Day; weekend weather forecast.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:32 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:49 AM ET, 03/14/2012

100 years of cherry blossoms; Metro executives’ salaries; celebrate Pi Day; CIA’s toll on marriages

100 years of cherry blossoms; Metro executives’ salaries; celebrate Pi Day; CIA’s toll on marriages.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:49 AM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:54 AM ET, 03/13/2012

U-Md. student charged in ‘rampage’ threat; wrongful death trial related to Va. Tech massacre continues; free agency crucial for Redskins (A.M. Buzz)

U-Md. student charged in ‘rampage’ threat; Va. Tech massacre wrongful death trial continues; free agency crucial for Redskins; on the street with D.C. food trucks.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:54 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Free coffee; toning down hazing rituals at U-Md. ; remembering Jayna Murray; travel chat; Japan tsunami anniversary (A.M. Buzz)

Free coffee; toning down hazing rituals; remembering Jayna Murray; travel chat at noon; Japan tsunami anniversary.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:10 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Female Korean War vets to share stories, recognition

Female Korean War veterans will be honored Friday to commemorate the war’s 60th anniversary, according to the Department of Defense.

By Rachel S. Karas  |  08:52 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz | Tags:  veterans, korean war, women's issues

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/09/2012

D.C.-Md. shootout; Metro’s broken brakes; International chefs battle for first prize (A.M. Buzz)

Police investigate shootout near D.C. border; Metro was aware of rail cars with faulty brakes.

By Rachel Karas  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Income inequality in D.C.; cherry blossom haikus; solar storm; Embassy Chef Challenge (A.M. Buzz)

Income inequality in D.C.; cherry blossom haikus; solar storm; Embassy Chef Challenge.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:08 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Marine Corps Marathon registration begins today

Registration for the 37th Marine Corps Marathon begins online today at 3 p.m.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  09:30 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Traffic cameras coming to Montgomery school buses; Md. family members die from flu complications (A.M. Buzz)

Here are our picks for the top local stories to start your day.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:18 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz, The Buzz

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Battling chronic homelessness in Montgomery County; D.C. shooting trial enters third week; defending Gen. McClellan (A.M. Buzz)

Battling chronic homelessness in Montgomery County; D.C. shooting trial enters third week; defending Gen. McClellan.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:02 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:31 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Local lawmakers’ womb obsession; Va. man’s guppy love; Obama to visit Walter Reed (A.M. Buzz)

Local lawmakers’ womb obsession; Va. man’s guppy love; Obama to visit Walter Reed Medical Center.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:31 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz | Tags:  dave sharrett, army, petula dvorak, walter reed medical center, iraq war, afghanistan war, death penalty

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 03/01/2012

Anti-Obama ad to stay up at Metro station; O’Malley to sign same-sex marriage bill in Md.; cherry blossom predictions (A.M. Buzz)

Anti-Obama ad to stay up at Metro station; O’Malley to sign same-sex marriage bill in Md.; cherry blossom predictions.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:30 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Washington Post, Howard University hosting ‘Black Women in America’ panel

LIVE UPDATES | Experts debate a Kaiser Family Foundation-Post survey live at Howard University.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  06:30 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 02/29/2012

How to make Leap Day feel like a real holiday

Whether your birthday is every four years or every year, Leap Day is still a good excuse to celebrate.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  12:15 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz | Tags:  leap year, leap day

Posted at 08:07 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Md. county official caught speeding; Metro expands alert service (A.M. Buzz)

Md county official caught speeding; Metro expands alert service.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:07 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz, AM Buzz

Posted at 07:13 AM ET, 02/27/2012

Sharrett family, of Oakton, seeks answers after friendly fire death; Metro riders to speak out on proposed fare increase (A.M. Buzz)

Oakton family seeks answers after son’s friendly fire death; Metro riders to speak out on proposed fare increase.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:13 AM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Charlie Sheen at center of D.C. police captain’s lawsuit; same-sex marriage debate begins in Maryland Senate (A.M. Buzz)

Charlie Sheen at center of D.C. police captain’s whistleblower lawsuit; same-sex marriage debate begins in Maryland Senate.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:55 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 02/17/2012

A.M. Buzz: U-Va. murder trial resumes; National Harbor casino; more snow; D.C. awaits baseball

Huguely murder trial resumes; National Harbor casino; Washington awaits baseball season.

By Rachel Karas  |  07:27 AM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz | Tags:  George Huguely, Steve McCatty

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012

U-Va. murder trial continues; funeral for fallen Alexandria paramedic; eat like the Obamas this President’s Day

U-Va. murder trial continues; funeral for fallen Alexandria paramedic; eat like the Obamas this President’s Day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz | Tags:  barack obama, george huguely

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 02/15/2012

We’re rude, obsessed with cupcakes, and now: preppy?

The Huffington Post rated Georgetown University as the nation’s preppiest college, with the University of Virginia in second place.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  01:13 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:25 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Va. delegate regrets abortion comment; D.C. restaurant spinoffs (A.M. Buzz)

Va. delegate regrets abortion comment; D.C. restaurant spinoffs; emails show National Park Service’s internal conflict

By Sylvia Carignan  |  07:25 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz, AM Buzz

Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Deadly virus plagues Md. turtles; little Grammy love for local artists (A.M. Buzz)

Deadly virus plagues Md. turtles; little Grammy love for local artists; George Huguely trial enters second week.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:18 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Smithsonian statue to be removed; Madam Tussauds’ newest figure (A.M. Buzz)

Smithsonian statue to be removed; Madam Tussauds’ newest figure.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  07:22 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz, AM Buzz

Posted at 07:03 AM ET, 02/06/2012

George Huguely’s murder trial begins; ‘Tebow bill’; Sulaimon Brown due in court; (A.M. Buzz)

George Huguely’s murder trial begins; “Tebow bill”; Sulaimon Brown due in court.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:03 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz | Tags:  george huguely, yeardley love, university of virginia

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012

National Prayer Breakfast; weekend snow forecast; where to watch the Super Bowl (A.M. Buzz)

Obama’s pointed remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast; weekend snow forecast; where to watch the Super Bowl.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:45 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz | Tags:  George Hugely, Super Bowl

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Four rare wolf pups born at Smithsonian Institute

The pups were born Jan. 5 at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  10:14 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Dupont Circle Metro exit closes; Occupy stays put; family protects Gaithersburg farm (A.M. Buzz)

Here are our picks for the local stories you should read today.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:01 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz, AM Buzz

Posted at 07:09 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Occupy D.C. eviction; body found in well identified (A.M. Buzz)

Tensions high in McPherson Square as Occupy D.C. eviction looms; body found in well identified as Alexandria community activist.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:09 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz | Tags:  occupy dc

Posted at 06:18 AM ET, 01/27/2012

One year after ‘Commutageddon’; best events this weekend; Lululemon murder sentencing (A.M. Buzz)

One year anniversary of ‘Commutageddon’; best events this weekend; Lululemon murder sentencing.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:18 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz | Tags:  Lululemon, Brittany Norwood, Jayna Murray, Chinese New Year, weather

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Md. proposes digital downloads tax

A proposed Maryland budget act could apply the state’s 6 percent sales tax to everything from iTunes music to e-book purchases.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  03:59 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 06:38 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Parole for Lululemon killer? Md. priest charged with indecent exposure; when the Redskins were champions (A.M. Buzz)

Parole sought by family of Lululemon killer; Md. priest charged with indecent exposure; remembering when the Redskins were Super Bowl champions.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:38 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 01/25/2012

D.C. ranked most literate city in the nation

Through the decline of chain bookstores and the rebirth of independent ones, the District is still the nation’s most literate city.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  01:26 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Michelle Obama, Rachael Ray revamp school lunches

Michelle Obama and chef Rachael Ray will speak to students at a Virginia elementary school about healthier school lunches.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  11:30 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:49 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Va. revives ‘Tim Tebow law’; Montgomery County considers rapid bus transit (A.M. Buzz)

Va. revives ‘Tim Tebow law’; Montgomery County considers rapid bus transit.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  07:49 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz, AM Buzz

Posted at 07:28 AM ET, 01/24/2012

D.C. area colleges woo Jersey students; live coverage of Occupy D.C. congressional hearing (A.M. Buzz)

Area schools woo N.J. students; live coverage of Occupy D.C. congressional hearing.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:28 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Freezing rain; mourning Joe Paterno; virtually free college education (A.M. Buzz)

Freezing rain causes school, federal office delays; locals mourn Joe Paterno; where to get a virtually free college education.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:43 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:07 AM ET, 01/20/2012

A pedestrian’s road to recovery; food truck zones proposed in D.C.; man set himself on fire, police say (A.M. Buzz)

Food truck zones, new regulations proposed in D.C.; man died after setting himself on fire, police say.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:07 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 01/19/2012

D.C. tops list of greenest states

The District had more than 10 times as many green buildings per capita as the runner-up, Colorado.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  05:07 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Keeping Metrobus drivers safe; millions for the Washington Monument (A.M. Buzz)

Keeping Metrobus drivers safe; millions for the Washington Monument; robber uses kids to trick elderly woman.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:23 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 01/18/2012

A roundup of today’s food giveaways

Three chain restaurants are giving away samples and year-long offers to early birds at new D.C. area locations.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  08:48 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 01/18/2012

U.S. House to assess Occupy D.C.’s health; Bethesda Metro entrance funds deferred; six shot in D.C. (A.M. Buzz)

U.S. House to assess Occupy D.C.’s health; Bethesda Metro entrance funds deferred; six shot in D.C.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  07:23 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz, AM Buzz

Posted at 07:11 AM ET, 01/17/2012

‘Occupy Congress’ to swarm Capitol Hill; gang members hit the runway; Rush Limbaugh vs. Mary Cheh (A.M. Buzz)

‘Occupy Congress’ to swarm Capitol Hill; gang members hit the runway; Rush Limbaugh vs. Mary Cheh.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:11 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:38 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Air Florida crash survivors reflect (photos); Gray wants Occupy protesters out; best events this weekend (A.M. Buzz)

Air Florida crash survivors reflect; Gray wants Occupy protesters out; best events this weekend.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:38 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 01/12/2012

Metrobus mishaps; Md. home invasions; legislative sessions convene in Md. and Va. (A.M. Buzz)

Metrobus mishaps; home invasions linked; legislative sessions convene in Md. and Va.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:21 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:58 AM ET, 01/11/2012

Ward 5 seeks new rep, Md. legislates fantasy football, green card law breeds conflict (A.M. Buzz)

Ward 5 seeks a new representative, Md. legislates fantasy football, green card law breeds conflict.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  06:58 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Metro fare increase, Occupy’s rat population explodes; D.C.’s first snow (photos) (A.M. Buzz)

Metro fare increase, Occupy’s rat population explodes; D.C.’s first snow (photos).

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:37 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 01/09/2012

Metro riders drop their pants; U-Md. president’s new mansion; Clinton-era food binges (A.M. Buzz)

Metro riders drop their pants; Clinton-era food binges and other White House secrets spilled.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:02 AM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:46 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Plea hearing for Harry Thomas; best winter events; how to make your own snow (A.M. Buzz)

Plea hearing for Harry Thomas; best winter events; how to make your own snow.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:46 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:40 AM ET, 01/05/2012

Occupy battles cold and rats; GOP presidential hopefuls join Perry’s Va. lawsuit; a win for Jiffy Lube Live tailgaters (A.M. Buzz)

Occupy battles cold and rats; GOP presidential hopefuls join Perry’s Va. lawsuit; a win for Jiffy Lube Live tailgaters.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:40 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:12 AM ET, 01/04/2012

Brace yourself for a Starbucks price hike, zombie pandas, and a spectacular Chinese New Year (A.M. Buzz)

Brace yourself for a Starbucks price hike, zombie pandas, and a spectacular Chinese New Year.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:12 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 01/03/2012

Frigid start to the week; 2012’s quirky federal holiday schedule; D.C.’s ‘unseen catastrophe’ (A.M. Buzz)

Frigid start to the week; D.C.’s ”unseen catastrophe;” promoting breastfeeding in Southeast.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:02 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:14 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Christmas in Washington; Pepco fined $1M; the year’s most-read crime stories (A.M. Buzz)

Christmas in Washington; Pepco fined $1M; the year’s most-read crime stories.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:14 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Happy Hanukkah; Metro brakes scrutinized; TSA finds throwing daggers at Reagan airport (A.M. Buzz)

Today’s picks include: Hanukkah’s lesson, throwing daggers at Reagan airport and D.C. Tweeps.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:15 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 12/20/2011

St. Mary’s floating dormitory; panda changes at the Zoo; Md. land-use order (A.M. Buzz)

St. Mary’s floating dormitory; panda changes at the Zoo; Md. land-use order

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:40 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 12/19/2011

The Seat Pleasant 59; funding the National Zoo pandas; overhauling D.C. cabs (A.M. Buzz)

The Seat Pleasant 59; funding the National Zoo pandas; overhauling D.C. cabs

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:42 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:36 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Hunt for serial rapist; surveillance cameras approved in Fairfax schools; moms’ holiday mania (A.M. Buzz)

Hunt for serial rapist; surveillance cameras approved in Fairfax schools; moms’ holiday mania.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:36 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:48 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Washington’s private sector to the rescue; D.C. preps for winter (A.M. Buzz)

Check out the Washington region’s 200 largest businesses, and the District unveils its winter prep plan.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:48 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:22 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Expanding the texting-while-driving ban; married couples at record low (A.M. Buzz)

Expanding the texting-while-driving ban; married couples at record low.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:22 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:25 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Occupy D.C.’s hunger-strikers; Md speed cameras; Restaurant Week sneak peek (A.M. Buzz)

Occupy D.C.’s hunger-strikers; Maryland speed cameras; Restaurant Week sneak peek

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:25 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Eroding a racist legacy in Va.; recapturing a slice of suburbia; a lesson in healthy living in Anacostia (A.M. Buzz)

Eroding a racist legacy in Va.; recapturing a slice of suburbia; a lesson in healthy living in Anacostia.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:08 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Wintery temps settle in; ‘Heartburn level’ Dulles toll rates; Hot Chocolate 5K/15K (A.M. Buzz)

Wintery temperatures settle in; ‘Heartburn level’ Dulles toll rates; the Hot Chocolate 5K/15K debacle.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:04 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Remembering Pearl Harbor; Santa’s Big Brown helper; Snow update (A.M. Buzz)

Remembering Pearl Harbor; Santa’s Big Brown helper; Snow update

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:45 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 12/02/2011

National Christmas Tree lighting; Metro gripes; Puppy stress management (A.M. Buzz)

Friday’s picks include: National Christmas Tree lighting; Metro gripes; Puppy stress management.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:43 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:10 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Winter’s unofficial start, Cuccinelli’s rumored governor run, and White House holiday decor (A.M. Buzz)

Thursday’s picks include: Winter’s unofficial start, Cuccinelli’s rumored governor run, and White House holiday decor.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:10 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:19 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Affordable housing in D.C.; Possible Metro fare hike; Street race proves fatal (A.M. Buzz)

Tuesday’s picks include: affordable housing in D.C.; possible Metro fare hike; street race proves fatal.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:19 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 11/29/2011

A.M. Buzz: Mental exam for White House shooting suspect; dance hall tensions in Fairfax

Mental exam for White House shooting suspect; dance hall tensions in Fairfax.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:02 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:23 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Safeway closing Watergate store; Cyber Monday concludes strong sales weekend (#AMBuzz)

Today’s picks include Cyber Monday tips, Safeway’s declining Watergate store and Washington’s subterranean structures.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  07:23 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz, The Buzz

Posted at 07:27 AM ET, 11/23/2011

Local shoplifters eye designer frames; Apple announces Black Friday event (#AMBuzz)

Today’s picks include Black Friday offerings, a band of local shoplifters, and last night’s national security debate.

By Sylvia Carignan  |  07:27 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz, The Buzz | Tags:  #AMBuzz

Posted at 07:07 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Mayor Gray’s staff shake-up; Murder suspect mistakenly released (A.M. Buzz)

Monday’s picks include: Mayor Gray’s staff shake-up; Murder suspect mistakenly released in Prince George’s.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:07 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:42 AM ET, 11/18/2011

White House shooting update; Thanksgiving travel (A.M. Buzz)

Friday’s picks include an update on the White House shooting, Thanksgiving travel and the averted government shutdown.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:42 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:29 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Workers deem Metrobuses ‘unsanitary,’ Ann Taylor is D.C.’s fashion mecca (A.M. Buzz)

Thursday’s picks include: Workers deem Metrobuses ‘unsanitary,’ Ann Taylor is D.C.’s fashion mecca

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:29 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Bullets found on White House grounds; Occupy D.C. protesters here to stay (A.M. Buzz)

Wednesday’s picks include: Bullets found on White House grounds; Occupy D.C. protesters here to stay.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:04 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:59 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Occupy march to D.C.; U-Md. athletic cuts (A.M. Buzz)

Tuesday’s picks include: Occupy march to D.C.; U-Md. athletic cuts; abortion ban in D.C. bill.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:59 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Blondes vs. Brunettes; Thanksgiving travel tips; sex assaults at Va. colleges (A.M. Buzz)

Today’s picks include: Blondes vs. Brunettes; Thanksgiving travel; sex assaults at Va. colleges.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:08 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 11/11/2011

Veteran’s Day, an Chesapeake oyster die-off, and what to do this weekend (A.M. Buzz)

Friday’s picks include: Veteran’s Day, an Chesapeake oyster die-off, and what to do this weekend.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:35 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Nats catcher Ramos is alive; share your Veterans Day tributes (#PMBuzz)

Our roundup of the five stories you should read before your evening commute

By Katie Rogers  |  05:11 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  PM Buzz

Posted at 06:54 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Nationals’ catcher kidnapped in Venezuela; Veteran’s Day tributes (A.M. Buzz)

Thursday’s picks include: Nationals’ catcher kidnapped in Venezuela; Veteran’s Day tributes; Occupy D.C. camp.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:54 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:14 AM ET, 11/09/2011

FEMA tests Emergency Alert System; D.C. geeks hit the runway (A.M. Buzz)

Wednesday’s picks include: FEMA tests Emergency Alert System; D.C. geeks hit the runway.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:14 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:52 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Police shift Occupy D.C. tactics; more drivers falling asleep at the wheel (A.M. Buzz)

Tuesday’s picks include: Police shift Occupy D.C. tactics; more drivers falling asleep at the wheel.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:52 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Metro dead zones, hip-hop in church, and a full-frontal break-in (A.M. Buzz)

Monday’s picks include: Metro dead zones, hip-hop in church, and a full-frontal break-in.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:30 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Are you a Washingtologist? Take the Quiz.

From presidents Lincoln to Garfield, it’s time for the new D.C. trivia quiz on our Washingtology page.

By Kyle Balluck  |  09:14 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Buzz

Posted at 07:50 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Jayna Murray’s parents visit Lululemon; Metro approves new station names (A.M. Buzz)

Jayna Murray’s parents visit Lululemon; Metro approves new station names.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:50 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Lululemon verdict, teaching Jay-Z at Georgetown and a winter weather contest (A.M. Buzz)

Thursday’s picks include the Lululemon trial verdict, teaching Jay-Z at G’town and our winter weather contest.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:32 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:58 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Lululemon trial draws to a close; Howard University remembers slain student (A.M. Buzz)

Here are our picks for the five stories you should read today.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:58 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Wintry weather approaches; Lululemon murder trial continues (A.M. Buzz)

Friday’s picks include: Wintry weather approaches; #Lululemon murder trial continues.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:04 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:20 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Murder, meows, more young adults in Washington; Wizards jerseys on ‘The View’ (A.M. Buzz)

Thursday’s picks include: D.C. area is a magnet for young adults; Wizards jerseys make a TV appearance on “The View.”

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:20 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:24 AM ET, 10/25/2011

‘Pooper scooper’ dispute heads to court; hygiene concerns at Occupy DC sites (AM Buzz)

Tuesday’s picks include: ‘Pooper scooper’ dispute heads to court; hygiene concerns at Occupy DC sites.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:24 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 07:38 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Will Ferrell wins humor prize; Halloween festivities kick off (A.M. Buzz)

Monday’s picks include: Will Ferrell wins humor prize; Halloween festivities kick off.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:38 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 02:27 AM ET, 10/22/2011

At Pink Rocks the Runway, 14 stories of survival

At Pink Rocks the Runway, breast cancer survivors strut their stuff.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  02:27 AM ET, 10/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  PM Buzz

Posted at 06:43 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Bike deaths, exotic pet laws and Washington’s poverty rate (A.M. Buzz)

Today’s picks include: Bike deaths, exotic pet laws and Washington’s poverty rate.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:43 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:19 AM ET, 10/20/2011

A night with the #occupydc protesters; Howard University homecoming; National Tree Lighting tickets (A.M. Buzz)

Thursday’s picks include: A night with the #occupydc protesters; Howard University homecoming; National Tree Lighting tickets.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:19 AM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:36 AM ET, 10/19/2011

Maryland prepares for a terrorist attack; United’s Charlie Davies sues nightclub, Red Bull (A.M. Buzz)

Maryland prepares for a terrorist attack; United’s Charlie Davies sues nightclub, Red Bull

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:36 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Metro tries to prevent suicide on the tracks and lady arm wrestlers compete for charity (A.M. Buzz)

Tuesday’s picks include: Metro tries to prevent suicide on the tracks, lady arm wrestlers compete for charity.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:35 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:45 AM ET, 10/17/2011

A.M. Buzz: Mayor Gray probed; Target stabbing victim feels ‘blessed;’ zombies invade Virginia town

Monday’s picks: Feds probe Mayor Gray; Target stabbing victim feels ‘blessed;’ zombies invade Virginia town.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:45 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:24 AM ET, 10/13/2011

Metro to vote on service changes, Md. gets a new area code, a nun finds happiness (A.M. Buzz)

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:24 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:40 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Supermarket smartphone app; stray potbellied pig; cocaine-stuffed bed knobs (A.M. Buzz)

Here are our picks for the top five stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:40 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 10/06/2011

A.M. Buzz: The five stories you should read today

Here are our picks for the top five stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:35 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:10 AM ET, 10/04/2011

A.M. Buzz: The five stories you should read today

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:10 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  AM Buzz

Posted at 06:38 AM ET, 10/03/2011

A.M. Buzz: The five stories you should read today

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:38 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011

A.M. Buzz: The five stories you should read today

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:37 AM ET, 09/29/2011

A.M. Buzz: The five stories you should read today

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:37 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:41 AM ET, 09/28/2011

A.M. Buzz: The five stories you should read today

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:41 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:10 AM ET, 09/27/2011

A.M. Buzz: The five stories you should read today

Our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:10 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:24 AM ET, 09/22/2011

A.M. Buzz: This morning’s top 5

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:24 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:35 AM ET, 09/21/2011

A.M. Buzz: This morning’s top 5

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about as you start your day.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:35 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:09 AM ET, 09/20/2011

A.M. Buzz: This morning’s top 5

Here are our picks for the top five local stories you should know about this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:09 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:51 AM ET, 09/19/2011

A.M. Buzz: This morning’s top 5

Our picks for the local stories you should know about this morning.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:51 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/08/2011

A.M. Buzz: Flooding, fashion and a small sigh of relief for Fairfax shoppers

A.M. BUZZ | Also: More controversy for Mayor Gray and a “predictable” zombie dance routine from Fairfax students.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 08/22/2011

A.M. Buzz: A memorial fit for a King

The press preview of the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial is today. Also, D.C. and Pr. George’s students head back to school.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  08:21 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 08/18/2011

The 9/11 Tribute Ride: Post your photos

More than 2,800 riders are expected to pass through western Maryland and Northern Virginia on Friday and Saturday. Share your photos here.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  12:38 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:43 PM ET, 07/29/2011

Getting a reading on Sweat Ceiling

On a record-setting day for heat, two Post interns head outside to ”learn” about temperatures and Washington D.C. icons.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  10:43 PM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 07/25/2011

D.C. Metro songster releases first CD

THE BUZZ | If you’re looking to make that Metro commute a little less monotonous, Jason Mendelson has a solution for you.

By Lori Aratani  |  05:07 PM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Bethesda-based Honest Tea tests Washingtonians’ honesty

LIVE VIDEO | Watch as Bethesda’s Honest Tea conducts a social experiment to see which city is the most honest.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  02:10 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/19/2011

AM Buzz: Heat waves, housing and Mayor Gray

AM BUZZ | Temperatures continue to rise, Mayor Gray chats live at 1 p.m. and the smartphone may be mom’s new best friend.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 07/15/2011

P.M. Buzz: School layoffs, green card lottery, gardening

The D.C. schools laid off a lot of teachers and other employees, the second try at a green card lottery happened at noon and our gardening guru teaches you green tricks.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:46 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Kalachakra 2011: What to see

The Dalai Lama will spend the next two weeks in D.C. performing rituals, conducting prayers and speaking on world peace. Here is a list of events associated with his visit.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  05:48 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 06/29/2011

D.C. Fourth of July guide

We’ve compiled everything you need to know for a great Independence Day in and around the District.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  05:26 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 06/17/2011

D.C. bar serves up 48-oz martini

The Big Dirty is being called the largest cocktail in D.C.

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq  |  05:22 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Mystery photo: Where in Washington is this?

Our mystery photo contest returns!

By Andrea Caumont  |  02:23 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Intern season, shad season, construction season

The earthmovers are out, soon to be followed by two other spring regulars in the Washington region: interns and shad.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 03/17/2011

D.C. area travelers treated to a bit of the Irish

By Associated Press  |  10:42 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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