A Richmond-based cigarette maker is touting a new website that gives smokers and consumer-rights advocates interested in tobacco an outlet for their beliefs.
Montgomery County commuters have more than just higher gas prices to look forward to -- hourly rates for popular parking spots are on the rise as well.
Rick Santorum is on the rise leading up to the Iowa caucuses, and Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli goes back on what he said about on changing Virginia's ballot qualification laws.
With a cold spell poised to strike the D.C. area this week, Occupy DC protesters at McPherson Square are preparing to endure the worst weather since the movement began in October.
Montgomery County's 5-cent bag tax goes into effect today, and the county has already distributed more than 30,000 reusable bags as alternatives to disposal ones.
More area hospitals are trying to step up their game when it comes to local and sustainably produced food for patients and employees.
As a deal to build High Occupancy Toll lanes on I-95 in Virginia is nearly finalized, local lawmakers and residents aren't convinced that the project is a good idea.
It's an anti-Washington year, and that fact is being used against many Republicans presidential candidates.
More low-income women will be eligible for Medicaid family planning services in Maryland when a new law takes effect in the state next week.
Scientists say the huge sediment plume that formed in the Chesapeake Bay after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee did not cause the widespread damage they had feared.
Drivers are seeing a 25-cent increase on the Dulles Toll Road beginning Jan. 1.
Delaware's high court has struck down state regulations requiring buffers around new development near the Inland Bays watershed.
Two professors from Johns Hopkins are proposing a new calendar in which dates would fall on the same days of the week every year.
Virginia Republican Congressman Rob Whitman and Maryland Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen look ahead to the political year that may be in 2012.
After three years of being closed, the ice rink at Rockville Town Center re-opens this weekend.
WAMU 88.5 is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington, D.C., area.