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Maryland offers anglers cash for snakehead fish from Chesapeake Bay

Scientists are trying to get a better handle on the number of northern snakeheads in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

With an abundance of trees, Potomac Woods lives up to its name

WHERE WE LIVE | The community of 405 single-family homes is just southwest of downtown Rockville, Md. Residents describe the neighborhood as 'friendly, warm, incredibly convenient.'
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Part of Georgia Avenue in Montgomery County closed due to water main break

The break occurred between Thayer and Wayne avenues.

Democrats vying to be Md. attorney general have a long history

Congressman Anthony G. Brown served two terms as Maryland's lieutenant governor under Gov. Martin O'Malley. Now he's squaring off against O'Malley's wife, retired judge Katie Curran O'Malley, in the Democratic primary for attorney general.

Climate activists plan to disrupt Congressional Baseball Game

Climate advocacy organizations want Democrats to pass a climate bill from the investments set out in President Biden’s Build Back Better plan.

Tornado in Bowie area, with reports of tree and structural damage

A report to the National Weather Service told of structural damage around Annapolis Road and Superior Lane.

Teens die amid spate of shootings over holiday weekend in District

In D.C, 19 people were wounded by gunfire, five of them fatally, over the Fourth of July weekend starting Friday.

Georgia grand jury subpoenas Sen. Graham, Giuliani and Trump legal team

The subpoenas, which arise from an investigation by Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, relate to Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election.

Metro withdrew request for more trains on Independence Day

Passengers seeking rides home after watching fireworks at the Mall were met with waits of up to 75 minutes at one station.

After tornado strikes Bowie, storm moves off to east

A tornado was confirmed around 5:30 p.m. near Bowie

Prince George’s school board candidates pitch covid recovery plans

The Washington Post submitted questions to candidates running for four seats on the Prince George's County school board.

Australia flood, boosted by climate change, making history in Sydney

The city is experiencing its wettest year on record after 8 inches of rain in recent days.

Herndon officers shoot man during stop of stolen vehicle, police say

The man “presented a gun” while being chased by officers, police said. He was taken to a hospital after the shooting.

Showers sweep through, decreasing late-day storm threat

The early afternoon showers depleted available energy for storms later on.

Central states and Southwest to swelter as new heat dome builds up

More than 60 million people are under heat alerts Tuesday.
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D.C.-area forecast: Heat index near 100 this afternoon as daily storm chances continue

It’s hard to pinpoint when and where storms will develop and how numerous they’ll be, but it’s a good idea to have the umbrella handy.

July 6 morning weather update