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Walter Reed Closure May Be Felt Most Along Georgia Ave.

After more than a century of providing medical care to wounded warriors, Walter Reed Army Medical Center is ending its mission. The change leaves some of its longtime neighbors wondering what's next.

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Maryland SHA Moves Forward On BRAC Upgrades Without Federal Money

In Maryland, the state Highway Administration will begin upgrading roads connected to the massive expansion of the Bethesda Naval Hospital because of BRAC, even though it doesn't have the money to pay for the projects yet.

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New Buoy Seeks To Boost Security

The Navy is testing a new kind of surveillance technology on the front lines of homeland security in our area. On a narrow stretch of the Potomac between Maryland and Virginia, there's a quiet sentinel looking out for our safety.

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Blackwater Moves To Arlington Under New Name

The global security company formerly known as Blackwater is moving its corporate headquarters to the Washington region. This news comes at the same time that a lawsuit involving former Blackwater employees goes to trial in Virginia.

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Volunteers Gather To Beautify Arlington National Cemetery

Hundreds of volunteer landscapers are out at Arlington National Cemetery this morning to help beautify the grounds.

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Children Of Military Families Experience 'Boot Camp' For A Day

About 100 youngsters got a taste of military training at Fort Belvoir in Virginia this week in a program organized by the USO (United Services Organization) for children in military families.

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Amid Ongoing Budget Debate, Maryland Prepares For Walter Reed Moves

Marlyand Sen. Ben Cardin (D) is reassuring constituents that brinksmanship over raising the federal debt will not impact BRAC related improvement plans