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Volkswagen Gives $10 Million For National Mall Restoration Efforts

German carmaker Volkswagen is giving $10 million to help spruce up the National Mall. 

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The Elcie Diaries: From The Eastern Shore To A 'Bioluminescent' Bay

We hear the continuing saga of a Maryland family on a year-long sailing expedition around the world.

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Why Parking May Be More Expensive At Ocean City This Summer

In an effort to make up for declining property taxes, officials in Ocean City, Md., are considering increasing parking fees and metering several previously free streets in the resort town.

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Eternal Flame At Arlington National Cemetery Undergoes Repairs

The eternal flame at President John F. Kennedy's gravesite in the Arlington National Cemetery is undergoing repairs for the month of May.

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Tim Gallagher: "Imperial Dreams: Tracking the Imperial Woodpecker Through the Wild Sierra Madre"

A naturalist tracks the Imperial woodpecker through Mexico: He describes his dangerous expeditions through the Sierra Madre mountains to save a rare bird.

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Jeff Chu: "Does Jesus Really Love Me? A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search of God in America"

A journalist’s yearlong pilgrimage across the country to explore what it means to be gay and Christian in America.

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Dulles Airport At 50

As Washington Dulles International Airport marks its 50th anniversary, we look at how its growth reflects that of the region and explore what's new at the airport for passengers.

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Holiday Exodus Expected From D.C. Region

The D.C. region may be much quieter over the holidays, as a report from AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates that as many as 40 percent of area residents will be traveling 50 miles or more.

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Maryland Family Departs On Year-Long Sailing Expedition

Richard and Jessica Johnson are embarking on a year-long sailing expedition around the world... with their two young daughters in tow.

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TSA Urges Travelers To Check Prohibited Item List Before Packing

Can you bring a pie with you a plane? What about a snowglobe. The TSA is trying to get the word out to travelers as to what they can or can't bring through airport security.

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