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The Science Of Sinkholes

Recent tragedies concerning sinkholes have been making headlines, but scientists say they've been occurring for eons. Experts join Diane to discuss the causes of sinkholes and what they can teach us about the environment.

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Montgomery County To Cull Deer In Rock Creek Park

Montgomery County will close part of Rock Creek Park next month so hunters can cull the deer population in the area. 

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Stink Bug Population Will Bounce Back In 2013

Farmers and researchers alike are eying the local stink bug populations warily, as 2013 is expected to be another big year for the invasive Asian insects. 2012 offered a reprieve with extremely low numbers of the bugs.

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Virginia State Parks Offer Special New Year's Day Hikes

Virginia State Park staffers will be trying to get state residents on their feet with a series of "First Day Hikes" on New Year's Day. 

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Winter Fun With Kids (Rebroadcast)

It's winter break for most kids, and with few outdoor options, many parents worry about cabin fever setting in. We'll help you tap into the indoor and outdoor winter fun around our region.

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Winter Fun With Kids

It's winter break for most kids, and with few outdoor options, many parents worry about cabin fever setting in. We'll help you tap into the indoor and outdoor winter fun around our region.

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Risk, Rising Seas And Regional Coastlines

How local beachfront communities are preparing for the worst, and whether those efforts are enough in an increasingly unpredictable climate.

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Environmental Issues And The 2012 Presidential Race

Environmental issues and the 2012 campaign: What President Barack Obama and former Gov. Mitt Romney say and don't say about energy independence, environmental regulations and climate change.

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Jessica Pierce: "The Last Walk: Reflections On Our Pets At The End Of Their Lives"

Bioethicist Jessica Pierce explores the practical, medical and moral issues facing pet owners at the end of a companion animal’s life.

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Stink Bug Population Up In Maryland

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Maryland authorities are preparing for a more prominent stink bug population in the state this year, and may deploy certain methods — including traps and certain insect predators — to combat them. 

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