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Posted at 09:11 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Rock Creek deer to be thinned to protect park

Officials say they’ll use sharpshooters, birth control to reduce deer in Rock Creek Park.

By Washington Post editors  |  09:11 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 05/30/2012

6-year-old charms crowd but bows out of National Spelling Bee

Lori Anne Madison, the home-schooled second grader from Woodbridge, is tripped up by ingluvies.

By Jeremy Borden  |  06:27 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Lori Anne Madison, 6, steals the show in Round Two of the National Spelling Bee

Lori Anne Madison of Woodbridge is all business in Round 2 of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

By Jeremy Borden  |  12:39 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 05/30/2012

2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee kicks off

Who are the local spellers and what’s going on with this year’s bee?

By Jeremy Borden  |  05:00 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 AM ET, 05/25/2012

Memorial Day closings: Banks, post offices, transportation, liquor stores and more

From banks and post offices to liquor stores and transportation services, here’s a list of what’s open and what’s closed on Monday.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  06:46 AM ET, 05/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Rosslyn Metro station briefly closed after false alarm

Huge crowd of juveniles fled the station in reaction to a sick personon on the platform

By Clarence Williams  |  10:49 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Flood warning until 10 a.m. in Northern Virginia

Flash flood warnings and watches have expired, but a flood warning is in effect until 10 a.m.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  07:32 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Power restored at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

Generators used to handle acute and emergency care

By Patricia Sullivan  |  07:30 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 05/20/2012

George Washington graduation peaceful, protesters target Slim

7,000 students graduate in a ceremony on the Mall as the telecommunications mogul speaks and receives an honorary degree.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  12:35 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 05/17/2012

Shellfish from South Korea could be unsafe, Maryland officials warn

Maryland health officials advised consumers not to eat any fresh or frozen molluscan shellfish that come from South Korea.

By Lena H. Sun  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland

Posted at 12:18 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Man shot by D.C. police in Southeast

Details of incident are unclear

By Martin Weil  |  12:18 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 05/06/2012

Chuck Brown “okay” daughter says

Chuck Brown’s daughter asks prayers for the DC music legend

By Hamil R. Harris and Martin Weil  |  06:34 PM ET, 05/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Water main break causes service disruption in Prince George’s County

Customers in Cheverly, Hyattsville, Capitol Heights and Seat Pleasant have been affected.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  10:27 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Prince George's County

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Vibrio bacteria in local waterways could cause health issues, officials warn

Vibrio, which thrives in the warm summertime waters of the Chesapeake Bay, can cause gastrointestinal distress and life-threatening infections.

By Maggie Fazeli Fard  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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