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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Oct. 26

Moby’s photography, test tube theater and the jazzy vocals of Loide Jorge.

Occupy Baltimore Asked To Scale Back

The Occupy Baltimore protesters near Inner Harbor are being asked to scale back their presence.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

At Lululemon Trial, Prosecutor Reenacts Crime Scene

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The prosecuting attorney in the murder trial of Brittany Norwood wielded one of the alleged murder weapons in a dramatic reenactment of the prosecutions version of events Wednesday afternoon.

Virginia Works To Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome

The commonwealth of Virginia is seeking ways to curb Shaken Baby Syndrome, a form of child abuse that can have devastating consequences.

Quantico Brig Closing By End Of Year

The Marine Brig in Quantico, Virginia that once housed Bradley Manning will be closing by the end of the year.

VDOT Releases Bicycle Policy Plan

The Virginia Department of Transportation released their new Bicycle Policy Plan, which focuses on community outreach and building bike-friendly infrastructure.

Sulaimon Brown Traffic Case Goes To Trial

Former D.C. mayoral candidate Sulaimon Brown pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of driving with a suspended license, and will go to trial.

Rep. Edwards Tours Domestic Violence Center

Congresswoman Donna Edwards is visiting a center for victims of domestic violence in Prince George's County, in an effort to drum up attention and resources for victims.

Montgomery County Troubleshoots Bethesda Metro Escalators

Montgomery County is hoping to find a way to keep escalators from shutting down at the Bethesda Metro station.

Lululemon Murder Trial: Jury Selection Resumes

A judge in the Lululemon murder trial says jury selection in the highly publicized case will be difficult.

D.C. Nonprofit Opens New Housing For Homeless

D.C. nonprofit So Others Might Eat will cut the ribbon today on a new housing development for homeless individuals.

D.C. Veterans Struggle With Employment

Veterans are more likely to be unemployed than the general population, a fact that a D.C. jobs fair sought to reverse on Tuesday.

Top 10 Worst Intersections In Montgomery County

Montgomery County traffic isn't getting worse, but it also isn't getting any better, according to a transit report released this week.

Transparency Sought For Fairfax County Donors

It's not clear how much influence donations can net you on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, but most would agree with a call for transparency.

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Oct. 25

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The art of Agnes Bolt and the sounds of Future Islands.