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Maryland high school senior killed on the brink of prom, graduation

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Weekend crash leaves relatives and Howard High School friends mourning 18-year-old Garrett Bonin.

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    Low credit scores may mean higher homeowners insurance rates

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    Leggett revives controversial proposal for new Montgomery transit authority

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    Attorney general expected to meet with leaders in Baltimore

    Attorney general expected to meet with leaders in Baltimore

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    Va. delegation takes on the rest of Congress over Reagan National flights

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    Designed by iconic architect, industrial-chic building comes to Shaw

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    In honor of the DC Senior Games, here are three other ways for persons of a certain age to shape up

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    New Logan Square condos expected to get snatched up fast

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    Another hot, humid day in the 80s; rain showers likely this afternooon

    Another hot, humid day in the 80s; rain showers likely this afternooon

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    Nationals vs. Marlins weather forecast: Scattered showers, comfortable temps

    Nationals vs. Marlins weather forecast: Scattered showers, comfortable temps

    The temperature is nice for a ball game, but there’s a chance of showers mainly early in the game.

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    Yorktown girls’ soccer keeps rolling against Stuart

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    Hit twice by same truck, sheriff’s deputy fires at driver

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    D.C. music community mourns the loss of Junkyard Band member

    D.C. music community mourns the loss of Junkyard Band member

    Derek Colquitt, bass player for the D.C. go-go group "Junkyard Band," died from injuries sustained from a motorcycle accident in Charles County, Md., on Sunday.

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    Watergate residents without hot water following garage collapse

    Watergate residents without hot water following garage collapse

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    Burned firetrucks were ‘part of the family’

    Burned firetrucks were ‘part of the family’

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    Va. attorney general gives abortion rights advocates a boost

    Va. attorney general gives abortion rights advocates a boost

    At issue are strict, hospital-style building regulations applied to the state’s 18 abortion clinics.

    Junkyard Band loses bassist Derek Colquitt in motorcycle crash

    Junkyard Band loses bassist Derek Colquitt in motorcycle crash

    Colquitt was the D.C. go-go band’s manager. His girlfriend, Jeri Whorton, was killed Sunday, too.

    Maryland high school senior killed on the brink of prom, graduation

    Maryland high school senior killed on the brink of prom, graduation

    Weekend crash leaves relatives and Howard High School friends mourning 18-year-old Garrett Bonin.

    Paul L. Vance, former Montgomery County schools superintendent, dies

    Paul L. Vance, former Montgomery County schools superintendent, dies

    Dr. Vance, 83, also led D.C. Public Schools during nearly a dozen years as a superintendent.

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    A poem for Baltimore

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    D.C.-area students are finalists at National Science Bowl

    D.C.-area students are finalists at National Science Bowl

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    Md. lawmakers urge Gov. Hogan to approve Purple, Red light-rail lines

    Md. lawmakers urge Gov. Hogan to approve Purple, Red light-rail lines

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    Gov. Larry Hogan, National Guard leave Baltimore as city stays calm

    Gov. Larry Hogan, National Guard leave Baltimore as city stays calm

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    Continued warm, Tuesday brings a chance of showers or a storm

    Continued warm, Tuesday brings a chance of showers or a storm

    Most spots got into the mid-80s today, but at least it was a “dry heat.” Expect similar temperatures tomorrow, plus a little more humidity.

    D.C. now has a special liquor license for booze-filled cupcakes

    D.C. now has a special liquor license for booze-filled cupcakes

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    Study shows how pollen seeds clouds and may change the weather

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    Anger that wracked Baltimore seems to have drained away since six officers were charged in Freddie Gray’s death.

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