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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

MoCo Police Want Victims To Claim Goods

Police in Montgomery County, Md., are sitting on a cache of stolen jewelry, electronics, and money.

Maryland Senate To Pick Up Gay Marriage Debate

The Maryland Senate is moving forward with plans to debate a gay-marriage bill this week and could vote on it next week.

Md. Homeowners Challenge County-Imposed Easement

A conservation easement in one Montgomery County neighborhood is raising questions over who knew what and when.

D.C. Post Office Renamed To Honor Dorothy Height

The post office at 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, just north of the U.S. Capitol, will be the first federal building in the city to be named after an African-American woman.

Smaller Budget Shortfall, But More Tough Choices In Fairfax County

In Virginia Tuesday morning, Fairfax's county executive gave residents their first look at the county's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year.

Muslim-American Group Launches U.S.-Loyalty Campaign

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is starting a campaign in D.C. to counter what it says are concerns about the loyalty of Muslim-Americans.

D.C. Council Chairman Seeks To Return 'Fully-Loaded' SUV

D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown is looking into returning his city-leased SUV, under scrutiny about its cost.

Monday, February 21, 2011

'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram

Musical events in the region honor presidents for the holiday.

Storm Expected Monday Night

Preparations are underway in the metro area to deal with the expected snow fall overnight.

Alexandria's Annual Parade Honors Washington

In Virginia on Monday, the city of Alexandria continued its Presidents Day tradition of holding the nation's largest parade dedicated to the first U.S. president.

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