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Getting Outdoors This Fall

If you're looking to get outdoors this fall, there are endless opportunities to paddle, hike, bike and spot wildlife in our region. Or perhaps you prefer a free walking tour exploring the history and culture of a local neighborhood with Walking Town DC. You can also give back: this Saturday is National Public Lands Day, a chance for you to join volunteers to create new trails, plant trees and clean up thousands of acres of parkland. Join us for tips on ways you can connect with nature or a new neighborhood.

Best Fall Outdoor Activities In The D.C. Region

Baltimore Sun reporter Candy Thomson and Robb Hampton, director of the Public Lands Programs, share their favorite places to enjoy the autumn weather in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

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Where Jokes Go To Die, And Other Observations From Comic John Oliver

According to Oliver, the White House Correspondents' Dinner is not a good room for comedy — but that wouldn't stop him from hosting. His new show, Last Week Tonight, premiers Sunday on HBO.
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Got My Goat? Vermont Farms Put Fresh Meat On Refugee Tables

Americans don't eat much barbecued goat, but the meat is a mainstay in many African, Asian and Caribbean diets. In Vermont, farmers raise for refugees and immigrants, with hopes to mainstream it.
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On National Mall, Native Americans Protest Keystone XL Pipeline

Native Americans from across the country are visiting Washington this week to protest the construction of a controversial pipeline in the Midwest.
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Tech Giants Settle Class-Action Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a lawsuit rather than go to trial on allegations they conspired to stop high-tech workers from leaving one company for another to get a better job.

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