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Monday, April 2, 2012

Wind Power Advocates Rally In Annapolis

With the Maryland offshore wind power bill moving on to the State Senate, supporters are taking to the state capital to show their support for the clean power.

Analysis: Bill Clinton, Martin O'Malley Record Robocalls; Maryland And D.C. Primaries Tuesday

As Maryland and D.C. voters prepare to head to the polls for Tuesday's primaries, Gov. Martin O'Malley and former President Bill Clinton are supporting candidates through robocalls.

Coverage Of The D.C. Primary Races

Five D.C. Council seats are on the ballot for the April 3 primary in the District. 

Five Dead After Prince George's County Shootings

Five people are dead after a string of shootings in Prince George's County over the weekend.

Clinton University Volunteers Rehab D.C. Houses

Several Northeast D.C. residents got a home makeover, and a visit from former President Bill Clinton, over the weekend.

Newt Gingrich Campaigns In Maryland

Newt Gingrich campaigns in Maryland today, despite polling that shows he is only expected to get 12 percent of the state's GOP vote.

D.C. Voters May Stay Away From Primary After Year Of Scandals

D.C. voters have had their fill of scandals with the D.C. government this year; whether that will affect their desire to vote in tomorrow's D.C. primary remains to be seen. 

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, April 2

Don't forget to appreciate yourself some jazz this month.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Sept. 11 Memorial Goes Up At UVA

A piece of steel from the World Trade Center is now the centerpiece of a 9/11 memorial at the University of Virginia.

Maryland Voters Head To Polls For Tuesday's Primary

Maryland voters will have more than just the GOP presidential race to weigh in on during Tuesday's primary.

Arlington, Alexandria At A Stalemate On Streetcars

Leaders in Arlington and Alexandria may be on track for a conflict involving a new transit corridor.

Dynamic Tolling Coming To Virginia Express Lanes

Virginia's 495 Express Lanes will implement a relatively new dynamic tolling system set to open late this year.

Virginia Still Without GOP Nominee For Senate

Republicans in Virginia are still undecided as to who will run against former Gov. Tim Kaine in the Senate race.

Study Says Art Boosts Academic Achievement For Disadvantaged Youth

According to a new study, arts education can have a significant impact for disadvantaged youth.

D.C. Region's 'Bike To Work Day' Set In May

After drawing more than 11,000 participants last year, 'Bike to Work Day' is making a return to the D.C. region next month.

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