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2014/08/19 21:34
2014/08/19 21:34
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Pay It Forward: Jesse's BagsPay It Forward: Jesse's Bags It's tough not to spend a ton on school supplies these days, but one northern Virginia mother is trying to help ease that burden for other...
2014/08/19 21:34
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2014/08/19 14:48
2014/08/19 14:48
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Shama, the mate of a red panda who famously escaped the National Zoo last year, has been euthanized due to severe swelling of the brain, zookeepers announced Monday. The cubs are now being...
2014/08/18 20:19
2014/08/18 20:19
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2014/08/18 19:19
2014/08/18 19:19
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After a year of bamboo, growth and lazy days spent in trees, giant panda cub Bao Bao celebrates her first birthday on August 23 at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. To celebrate the...
2014/08/18 15:41
2014/08/18 15:41
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Remember when Bao Bao was just born? Time really flies when you're watching a baby panda's every move on a live video feed. Friends of the National Zoo members are invited to a private Bao Bao...
2014/08/18 13:22
2014/08/18 13:22
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... She’s not just another girl with a pretty face living in Washington, D.C.’s outer exurbs. Amani, an eye-catching cheetah feline, has a proud name that means aspiration and a strong family line that...
2014/08/17 17:58
2014/08/17 17:58
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FRONT ROYAL, Va. She’s not just another girl with a pretty face living in Washington, D.C.’s outer exurbs. Amani, an eye-catching cheetah feline, has a proud name that means aspiration and a strong...
2014/08/17 02:25
2014/08/17 02:25
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If they return this fall, they'll still hear crickets, but this time it won't be a sign of inactivity. The Bug Co., a Minnesota business that raises the chirpy little insects for profit, is...
2014/08/16 07:53
2014/08/16 07:53
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WASHINGTON – How many Rosebuds are fed to the fire every day in Washington, D.C.? After all, people in the town can be a peripatetic lot. The military or some federal agency sends them there, and...
2014/08/15 10:13
2014/08/15 10:13
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Just beyond the south gates of the Brookfield Zoo, in a backstage area where visitors are not allowed, there is a squat, sand-colored building. It resembles an artist's studio trapped inside a...
2014/08/14 21:46
2014/08/14 21:46
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There's a fierce battle raging on social media, and it's pandas versus flags. The Smithsonian American History Museum has been taking cheeky potshots on Twitter at The National Zoo and its famed...
2014/08/14 13:41
2014/08/14 13:41
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Smithsonian Zoo Animal Keepers Juggle Care, Training Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - “Hey, Alex, C’mere! Come on, bud!” Neff said. He crouched down, banged on a bright...
2014/08/14 12:08
2014/08/14 12:08
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Image: Wally Santana/Associated Press Birth rates bounce around due to a bunch of different factors, but every so often, one event can spur a baby boom. While the most famous one occurred after World...
2014/08/13 12:34
2014/08/13 12:34
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Zip Trip: Gaithersburg - FOX 5 at the Fair!Zip Trip: Gaithersburg - FOX 5 at the Fair! FOX 5 hit the road for another Zip Trip! Holly Morris visited the Montgomery County Fair. From the rides, to the...
2014/08/12 23:43
2014/08/12 23:43
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BEIJING – Among panda-lovers, it doesn’t take much to set off pandemonium. Tuesday was a banner day for admirers of the rare black-and-white mammals as a zoo in southern China announced that one of...
2014/08/12 18:26
2014/08/12 18:26
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There may be only two thousand pandas in the world, of which a sixth are in captivity. Illustration by Martin Ansin. A female giant panda unambiguously signals her approaching receptivity to mating....
2014/08/12 01:34
2014/08/12 01:34
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Lots of children come to the Smithsonian's National Zoo with family. Some kids who were there on Monday are actually looking for a family. Twelve-year-old Juan Camilo and 11-year-old Neila are among...
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2014/08/12 01:22
2014/08/12 01:22
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One of the most famous and recognizable public service campaigns celebrated a big milestone when Smokey Bear turned 70 last Saturday. The bear's catch phrase "Only you can prevent forest fires" has...
2014/08/11 14:45
2014/08/11 14:45
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In the Bridgeport metro area, which includes Stamford and Norwalk, people age 60 and older pay a median of $854 per month in rent. This monthly cost more than doubles to $2,440 for retiree homeowners...
2014/08/11 11:17
2014/08/11 11:17
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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--YANUA International, presenters of the mobile game Saving Pandas, announced today they will celebrate Giant Pandas in Washington, D.C., in August by fundraising to donate...
2014/08/19 21:34
2014/08/19 21:34
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