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As Beach Week Event Approaches, Ocean City Prepares For The Worst

Ocean City officials are concerned about an unsanctioned event rumored to be coming to the resort next weekend.
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Gardening and Climate Change

With extreme weather becoming the norm, gardeners have to reconsider plant choices and garden care. We explore how the urban and suburban gardener can adapt to climate change, and even help offset some of its effects.

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Peter Franchot: Montgomery County Should Stay Out Of Alcohol Business

State Comptroller Peter Franchot says Montgomery County's liquor policy is "outdated, inconvenient, and inefficient."
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Tech Gifts for Grads and Dads

With graduation and Father's Day on the way, we'll ask the experts about how to choose a new laptop, tablet, phone or fitness tracker, and explore other consumer gadgets that make great gifts.

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Regulating the Sharing Economy: Rules for Uber and Airbnb

As upstarts like Uber and Airbnb challenge stalwarts in the taxi and hotel industries, cities are struggling to encourage innovation while still ensuring fairness and public safety.

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Computer Guys and Gal

From a White House report on online privacy to new rules on net neutrality, we explore policies and gadgets (like old Atari games buried for 30 years) in the world of technology.

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Arts Advocacy in the District

As the District hashes out next year's budget and looks toward electing a new mayor, advocates for the arts are weighing in.

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The Battle Over Broadcast TV: Aereo at the Supreme Court

A company that makes dime-sized antennas is challenging the business model for watching and streaming TV shows. Tech Tuesday looks at the Supreme Court case with implications for cloud storage and consumers' wallets.

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Insults Real or Perceived: The Debate Over Microaggression

Debate is flaring on college campuses about perceived insults based on race, ethnicity and gender. We explore "microaggression" and personal hurt versus public harm.

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Reading, Technology and...Still With Us? Attention Span

As rapidly evolving technology changes how we read - taking us from page to screen and back again - our brains change and readers can sometimes find longer, denser texts more difficult to read over time. We consider how technology is changing our reading brains and how we might strike a balance between types of reading at different ages.

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