D.C., Md. & Va.

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In canine-crazed Chevy Chase, Md., the frantic search for a newly adopted dog on the lam.

Stitching ‘HOPE’: Woman creates quilt to honor coronavirus victims and front-line workers

A Virginia winery owner and her mother came up with the idea to honor covid-19 victims and the medical workers trying to save them.

Possible legal challenges pose cost risks for Maryland toll lanes proposal

Opponents to widening the Beltway and I-270 say they will sue if their concerns aren’t addressed.
Approved in Nov. 3 elections, new panel gets underway with job of drawing political maps for 2021 races.
The next few days are pretty decent. Some stormier weather arrives Monday before a big cool-down.
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D.C’s Central Union Mission distributed boxed meals instead of hosting a big dinner amid the pandemic.
The $34 million project would add seven miles of new natural gas pipeline through Wicomico and Somerset counties.
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Most locations across the region climbed to around 70 degrees, about 15 degrees above average.

Police said they did not think the shooting was random.
A 63-year-old man was struck Wednesday evening in Springfield.
Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) doesn’t believe in Bigfoot. But he learned a lot by immersing himself in the world of those who do.
Across the country, people are quietly bringing home-cooked meals to the streets.
Brooks, 75, served seven nonprofit presidents and raised a large extended family.
Hilco Redevelopment Partners plans to transform the Potomac River Generating Station into offices, housing, retail shops and open space.
Dry weather holds through the weekend.
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Peter Newsham becomes one of several chiefs to retire or resign amid a national reckoning on race and social justice.
The Education Department says states should still administer standardized exams this spring.
Dalphine Redd’s Silver Spring, Md., house was full of music — and food.
Local officials are pleading with residents to stay home for Thanksgiving and avoid gatherings.
Days before the holiday, a 9-year-old girl and her mother stepped into a line in hopes of getting a box of food. So did about 270 other people.
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D.C.-area forecast: Temperatures continue to cool slightly this weekend, but sunshine increases

The next few days are pretty decent. Some stormier weather arrives Monday before a big cool-down.
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