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2014/10/30 00:34
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They are just barely tall enough to see over the microphone at the witness table, but some D.C. residents are making sure they are heard. The D.C. Council was back at work Wednesday on a bill...
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2014/10/23 18:19
2014/10/23 18:19
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The undead return to Silver Spring this weekend for their annual Zombie Walk. (Photo by Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post) Friday-Sunday: If you've never spent an utterly adorable evening at the...
2014/10/23 15:25
2014/10/23 15:25
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Wooden carousels with carved and painted animals seem like a relic of the past. But Carousel Works in Mansfield, Ohio, is still making them to order. "Our biggest trade secret is we've got this big...
2014/10/21 17:46
2014/10/21 17:46
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Are you tired of haunted houses or trick-or-treating? Venture out of the box and check out these events to make your Halloween week full of spooky fun around D.C., Maryland and Virgnia: Blood and...
2014/10/21 12:33
2014/10/21 12:33
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Smithsonian aims to raise $1 5B to improve museums AP News | 10/20/14 12:33 pm WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Smithsonian Institution has embarked on a major campaign to raise $1.5 billion and increase...
2014/10/14 15:46
2014/10/14 15:46
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I've traveled often throughout my life, but my recent 4,000-mile road trip across the West took me through some of the most gorgeous terrain I've ever seen. I rolled along the rugged and rocky...
2014/10/14 13:55
2014/10/14 13:55
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In the 1960s when dam building was all the rage in Australia's south-east, a song celebrated men who could blow down a mountain and build up a dam. In the 1960s when dam building was all the rage in...
2014/10/13 13:46
2014/10/13 13:46
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Canberra Capitals player Abby Bishop kisses Hummer the giraffe at the National Zoo & Aquarium as the Capitals launch their new giraffe mascot. Photo: Jay Cronan The identity of their new captain...
2014/10/08 20:39
2014/10/08 20:39
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Elephants are among the most intelligent non-humans, arguably on par with chimps, but both African and Asian elephants—separate species—are endangered. In 1995, 16-month old Kumari, the first Asian...
2014/10/08 00:20
2014/10/08 00:20
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In the drawing room: US ambassador John Berry and partner Curtis Yee in the embassy library with artwork by Kevin Sloan. Photo: Andrew Meares In the drawing room of the United States ambassador's...
2014/10/07 16:22
2014/10/07 16:22
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Cashell Elementary is buzzing with excitement, following last week’s announcement that the school was selected as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. The school,...
2014/10/04 02:22
2014/10/04 02:22
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It has been almost nine months since Earlyrise Baking Company won the 2013 Gold Rhino award and Managing Director Robert Stevenson said the rewards are still being reaped. Director of Pies and...
2014/09/29 09:26
2014/09/29 09:26
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September 29: It's Monday-- but it's also National Coffee Day!September 29: It's Monday-- but it's also National Coffee Day! Need a reason to leave your house (and your weekend) behind and get back...
2014/09/27 23:17
2014/09/27 23:17
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The Maryland Zoo opened its first new major exhibit in a decade on Saturday, pinning its hopes on the endangered African penguin to spark a renaissance for the beleaguered institution. The new, $11...
2014/09/27 08:02
2014/09/27 08:02
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Quick. Name a lively destination that’s full of interest and history, where nearly everything you want to do is completely free. That’s right: Gratis. Complimentary. Without charge. Not London, where...
2014/09/26 21:17
2014/09/26 21:17
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo in Washington says it’s reopening after a gas leak in an administrative building prompted a brief closure. The zoo says no animals were affected by the incident...
2014/09/26 16:19
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2014/09/26 15:46
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The National Zoo will reopen at noon now that a gas leak in an administrative building has been secured. The zoo reported the leak after 10:30 a.m. No animals were affected. The pedestrian entrance...
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