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Entries by Brandon Wetherbee from 04/2013

Virginia Governor Candidates Trade April Fools' Day Pranks

Posted 04.01.2013 | DC

Backers of Virginia's candidates for governor exchanged hard-edged humor Monday, issuing false April Fools' Day statements at their rival's expense. ...

Washington Nationals Promotions And Giveaways: Bobbleheads, Bags And Beer

Posted 04.01.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals begin their 2013 season with a win at home against the Miami Marlins. In addition to seeing the first regular s...

Maryland Medical Marijuana Bill Passes General Assembly

Posted 04.02.2013 | DC

The General Assembly has passed a law that allows caregivers of patients who use medical marijuana to possess up to an ounce of pot without being conv...

D.C. Destroyed On Film: Attacks From Aliens, Terrorists And Climate Change!

Posted 04.02.2013 | DC

D.C. is not under attack. The White House is perfectly fine. An earthquake did not shake the city on April 1, 2013. An earthquake did not destroy the ...

Monkeypox, Anthrax Agent Exposure At U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases

Posted 04.03.2013 | DC

Two of the potential biological exposures within labs at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases in 2012 involved the monkeypo...

Best Places For Young Adults: D.C. Is The Third Best U.S. City For Men And Women In Their 20s And Early 30s

Posted 04.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A recent study shows that the nation's capital is a great place for young adults, and not just because of the city's many kickball leagu...

'Mumbo Sauce' At Contemporary Wing Continues What 'Pump Me Up Started' (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Corcoran Gallery of Art wraps their exhibit about the D.C. go-go and punk scenes of the 1980s this weekend. Contemporary Wing will c...

Gio Gonzales Pitches Six Scoreless Innings, Hits Home Run, Makes Love To Hand

Posted 04.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals are off to an excellent start. Their star pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivered a solid performance on Monday. 20...

Virginia Abortion Bill Blocks Coverage In Health Care Exchange

Posted 04.04.2013 | DC

The General Assembly on Wednesday narrowly approved an amendment by Gov. Bob McDonnell that will bar insurers that participate in the upcoming federal...

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Changed, Again: Blossoms Expected April 6-10

Posted 04.04.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- You can't predict the weather. Well, you can predict the weather but it's really hard. Sometimes you predict the weather and are wrong a...

Chipotle Stabbing: Vicious Attack In Washington, D.C., Leads To Arrest (VIDEO)

Posted 04.08.2013 | DC

D.C. sidewalks were covered in blood on Saturday night when a Chipotle customer was stabbed, reportedly over a place in line. Stabbing_1854 hrs_310...

Red Bull Flugtag 2013 Dates Announced

Posted 04.08.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Red Bull is bringing their Flugtag, an event featuring homemade "flying" vehicles falling into water, back to the U.S. this fall. To ...

White House Spring Garden Tours 2013: See Where The First Lady Gardens (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.08.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Have you ever wanted to stroll the Obamas' gardens? The White House gardens and grounds will be open this Saturday and Sunday for th...

Man Throws Meat Cleaver Into Maternity Ward: Kareem Jorif Arrested For Attack In Virginia Hospital Center

Posted 04.09.2013 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va -- A man who visited a Northern Virginia maternity ward to deliver an unwanted message ended up arrested -- for throwing a meat cleaver....

Piratz Tavern Is Still Open: Owner Tracy Rebelo Says She Would Do Reality TV Again, Despite The Bad Experience Of 'Bar Rescue'

Posted 04.10.2013 | DC

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Piratz Tavern was the standout establishment in season 2 of "Bar Rescue." The Silver Spring pirate themed bar did not enjoy thei...

Shake Shack And The Phillips Collection To Deliver Art, Custard, Art-Inspired Dessert

Posted 04.10.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's warm enough to enjoy a cold treat on the Shake Shack patio. It's always a good time to enjoy paintings at the Phillips Collection. ...

Most Expensive Beer In Baseball: Bad News For NL East Fans, Especially Those With Natitude

Posted 04.10.2013 | DC

Baseball is a game meant for peanuts and Cracker Jacks. There's a famous song about it. It's also a good time to enjoy a beer. In the words of sobe...

JFK Assassination Artifacts Going On Display At Newseum To Mark 50th Anniversary

Posted 04.11.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes and hours following President John F. Kennedy's assassination are going on displa...

White House Van Thief Eric Brown Sentenced

Posted 04.11.2013 | DC

RICHMOND, Va. -- A career criminal who stole a truck containing President Obama's audio equipment was sentenced Thursday to seven years in federal pri...

Washington D.C. International Film Festival Opens With Julian Assange, Continues With 80+ Other Features

Posted 04.11.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The 27th edition of the Washington D.C. International Film Festival (also known as Filmfest DC) opens this Thursday with an interesting ...

Michelle Rhee's Reign of Error

Posted 04.12.2013 | DC
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With the indictment of former Atlanta School Superintendent Beverly A. Hall and 34 other public school employees in a massive cheating scandal, the ti...

Body Found In Tidal Basin May Be Missing Tourist Sarath Potharaju (UPDATED)

Posted 04.12.2013 | DC

The man found dead in the Tidal Basin has been identified as missing software engineer Sarath Kumar Potharaju, reports WUSA9. WASHINGTON -- The sec...

D.C. Schools Cheating Scandal: Internal Memo Prepared By Michelle Rhee-Hired Analyst Raises Questions

Posted 04.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia schools officials say they've found cheating at 11 schools during the last school year. The district's Office...

JFK Newseum Opening: New Exhibit Marks 50th Anniversary Of Assassination (PHOTOS)

Posted 04.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Newseum's newest exhibit, "JFK," opened last night to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the young President's assassination. Th...

Obama Presents Navy Football Commander-In-Chief's Trophy

Posted 04.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says Navy's triumph in its annual football battle with Army and Air Force is getting to be a habit. Presenting t...