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D.C. Tour Guide Licensing Changes

A recent U.S. Court of Appeals ruling may do away with the 108-year-old requirement that "sightseeing tour guide"s in the District be licensed. Some professional and part-time guides are sorry to see the requirement go, while others say good riddance - we hear from both sides.

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25 Things Everyone Should Experience In Virginia At Least Once

Virginia became a state on June 25, 1788. To celebrate statehood in the Old Dominion, we've compiled a "bucket list" of activities every visitor to the commonwealth should try out.

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BWI Awarded $11M In Federal Grants

As part of improvements aimed at meeting safety standards, the Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will get a runway revamp.

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D.C. Breaks Record With 17.4M Tourists In 2013

More people came to visit the nation's capital last year than ever, with more than 17.4 million tourists standing on the left side of the escalator in 2013.

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New Driver's Licenses Comply with REAL ID Act

The District of Columbia is set to issue drivers licenses that comply with federal law intended to make it harder for terrorists to get fake IDs. We look at how the change affects you.

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Does Snowy Winter Help Or Hurt Ocean City Tourist Economy?

Conventional wisdom says that a long winter might push back summer vacation plans and hurt resort towns like Ocean City, but some business owners say hotel rooms will be booked regardless.

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Going Nowhere: Winter Transportation Troubles

Even though it's March, winter weather continues to wreak havoc on transportation systems nationwide. We consider the factors that transit providers weigh when deciding when to cancel -- and restart -- service.

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Merger Means Fewer Direct Flights To Small Cities Out Of National Airport

As part of the merger with US Airways, American Airlines is giving up some slots at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, and that could have impacts on the flights available to travellers.

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D.C. Tourism Bureau: Virginia Isn't The Only Place For Lovers

Tourism officials are preparing to showcase Washington as a destination for romance.
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The Next Generation Of Online Maps (Rebroadcast)

The 7-year-old Google Maps is getting a bold re-design as online mapping becomes more personalized, interactive and mobile. We explore the push toward 3-D, real-time digital maps.