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Monday, April 2, 2012

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.

D.C. Cabs To Install Panic Buttons To Lower Violence

A rise in physical violence by taxicab drivers has prompted city officials to have panic buttons installed in all D.C. cabs by December.

Pimlico Targets Younger Crowd For Preakness

Pimplico's Preakness aims for hipness by including musical performances and the return of Kegasus.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

D.C. Holds Events To Celebrate Emancipation Act

A series of events will be held in April to celebrate the Emaciation Act.

Maryland To Protect Social Networking Passwords

A bill to ban employers from asking for potential employees' social networking passwords is on its way to O'Malley's desk.

Tickets In Maryland, Kansas, Illinois Share Mega Millions

Tickets in Maryland, Kansas and Illinois will split the winning $640 million prize.

National Cathedral To Participate In Earth Hour

The National Cathedral and Baltimore Aquarium are going dark at 8:30 p.m. in honor of Earth Hour.

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