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Maryland's Highway Administration Wants Small Farm Stand Out

A Maryland farmer is trying to save his small farm after being stuck in a Catch 22 with state highway officials. The dispute comes at a time when the state is promoting local farms.

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'A Stone Of Hope' Arrives On The National Mall

The memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr. is the first to immortalize a non-president and African-American on the National Mall. NPR's Corey Dade reports on the dedication of the new memorial, the story of its creation and what visitors can expect.
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Arlington Considers Future Of Its Last Dairy Farm

In Virginia, leaders in Arlington County are trying to determine the future of Reevesland, the last working dairy farm in what is now a thriving urban area.

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Gearing Up For Fireworks In Manassas

Thousands of people who want to see a fireworks display but are hoping to avoid the crowds on the National Mall will be heading to the historic city of Manassas in Northern Virginia.

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Bethesda Home is Area's First Passive House

You may not think of your house as being active. But architect David Peabody says it probably is.

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The MoCo Agricultural Reserve: Its Purpose And What It's Done

More than 30 years ago, Montgomery County did something rather unusual to protect what was left of its rural character: It set aside a huge piece of land for agriculture. Laws have protected the land since then, but some worry they are also hindering other needs, like housing.

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