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Friday, September 2, 2011

Lights, Camera and Lots of Action in the Local Film Industry

The film industry in the D.C. area has been enjoying a boom in recent months, in part thanks to local governments offering incentives for production companies to shoot here.

Door to Door: Ellicott City and Crestwood

It's our regular trip around the region, and this week we visit Ellicott City, Maryland and the Crestwood neighborhood of Northwest D.C.

[Music: "No, Girl" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Nice Work if You Can Get It" by Stephane Grappelli and Claude Bolling from First Class]

Friday, August 19, 2011

Door to Door: Old Town Laurel, Md, & Gum Springs, Va.

In our weekly trip around the region, we visit the Old Town neighborhood of Laurel, Maryland, and Gum Springs, Virginia.

[Music: "No, Girl" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "Back to School Again (no backing vocals)" by Zoom Karaoke from Zoom Karaoke - Grease 2]

D.C. Gigs: Master Educator

In this week's D.C. Gigs, a former teacher talks about the high stakes of working in the education industry.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Md. Sen. Cardin Hopes To Influence Super Committee

Even though Maryland Democratic Senator Ben Cardin isn't on the joint congressional committee charged with cutting the debt, he's hoping to have some influence on the process because of his position in Congress.