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Morgan Lake, Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crash Survivor, Climbs To Safety (VIDEO)

(109) Comments | Posted July 24, 2013 | 1:55 PM

Morgan Lake's first moments after plunging over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, then climbing rocks to safety, were captured on video by another driver on the bridge:

Lake's 2007 Chrysler Sebring was sent flying 40 feet...

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Morgan Lake, Survivor Of Bay Bridge Crash, Speaks Out About Harrowing Accident (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 3:31 PM

Morgan Lake, a 22-year-old College of Southern Maryland student, lived to tell the story of a driver's worst nightmare on the four-plus mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

Driving on the bridge around 8:30 p.m. Friday night, Lake was struck by a tractor-trailing that sent her car careening off the...

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D.C.'s Most Expensive Residence, Patterson Mansion, Goes On The Market For $26 Million

(3) Comments | Posted July 22, 2013 | 2:33 PM

Living like royalty in the District has never been easier!

On sale: the most expensive residence in the city.

Now all you need is $26 million.

The 36,470 square-foot Patterson Mansion, at the corner of Dupont Circle and P Street NW, was listed Friday for that small bit of pocket...

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Million Dollar Bus Stop Not Prepared For The Heat: Arlington's 'Super Stop' Faces Summer Problems

(3) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 4:36 PM

Northern Virginia's million dollar bus stop can generate heat, but it can't take it.

Arlington's now infamous bus stop, situated at the corner of Columbia Pike and Walter Reed Drive, has heated concrete floor and a screen should tell you when the next bus is suppose to arrive....

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Wedding Cancellation Diva, Northern Virginia Service, Helps You Avoid Saying 'I Do'

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 3:04 PM

Pushing back that wedding day because something has come up?

Have you and your significant other decided not to say "I do?"

Want to break off your wedding but don't have the guts, or decency, to do it yourself?

Wedding Cancellation Diva is here to help.

The company, based in...

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Dog Tag Bakery Will Serve Up Treats, Training And Learning Facility For Disabled Veterans And Spouses

(1) Comments | Posted July 19, 2013 | 9:50 AM

Most bakeries make confectionary goodies, but a new D.C. bakery will also specialize in giving back to disabled veterans.

Dog Tog Bakery, which is expected open on Georgetown in February 2014, will run a program to hire disabled veterans and their spouses to work at the business during...

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D.C. Heat Wave Straining Shelter, Forcing Homeless Out In Heat

(2) Comments | Posted July 18, 2013 | 2:55 PM

With temperatures in the 90s, D.C.-area homeless shelters are running out of space at a torrent pace, putting homeless women and children at a serious risk, according to a report by WTOP.

David Treadwell, the executive director of Central Union Mission, told WTOP that the shelter in Northwest...

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Timeline Of 220 Years Of Capitol Hill Construction, Growth Depicted In Animated Video

(4) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 5:40 PM

If ever you wondered what the construction of buildings on and around Capitol Hill would look like if depicted in "The Sims," wonder no more.

An animated video by Architect of the Capitol released Tuesday depicts the growth of the Capitol Hill area since 1793, when

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Video Of Shanthi The National Zoo's Harmonica Playing Elephant Was Most Watched D.C. Museum Video In 2012

(4) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 5:02 PM

Now Shanthi the elephant can toot her own horn.

A video of the Smithsonian National Zoo's Asian elephant playing a harmonica topped It's News To You's list of the most watched videos by a D.C. museum in 2012, the zoo announced on its Facebook page.

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Taylor Gourmet Owner To Give Away Free Hoagies To Buyer Of D.C. Condo (PHOTOS)

(6) Comments | Posted July 17, 2013 | 12:18 PM

If you have an affinity for upscale condos and hoagies, this place is perfect for you.

Taylor Gourmet co-owner Casey Patten is selling his condo in the heart of D.C.'s Chinatown, and the buyer will get one tasty bonus: free hoagies for five years, according to the Washington...

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D.C. On Edge, Waiting For Corpse Flower, World's Stinkiest Flower, To Bloom

(4) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 5:17 PM

This may be one of only a few times people get excited to see (or smell) a "corpse."

The titan arum, better known as the "corpse flower" -- a/k/a the world's stinkiest flower -- is ready to bloom at the D.C.'s U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory.

Since it's...

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Prince George's County To Lose Water During Hottest Week Of The Year

(9) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 12:31 PM

Some D.C. suburbs will find themselves without water during the hottest week of the year, according to the Washington Post.

A water main break in the county will force authorities to shut-off water supplies for as many as four days to Prince George's County residents who live along...

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Uline Arena, Washington Venue Where Beatles Played First U.S. Show, To Become...Offices And Retail

(2) Comments | Posted July 16, 2013 | 12:15 PM

WASHINGTON -- Hey, Jude, this seems like a great place for cubicles.

Renovations on the Uline Arena, the D.C. venue that hosted the Beatles' first U.S. concert, will begin by September to turn the historic music and sports arena into office and retail space, according to Greater Greater...

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Snake To Blame For Power Outage In Northern Virginia

(6) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 4:43 PM

The D.C. area is slithering into all kinds of snake-related problems.

First we have snakes terrifying area parents, by falling from trees into Washington playgrounds. Now there are snakes in our Northern Virginia power substations, causing massive blackouts.

A snake meandered into a Dominion Power substation in...

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Trayvon Martin D.C. Protests: Demonstrators March Through Washington After George Zimmerman Verdict (PHOTOS) (VIDEOS)

(0) Comments | Posted July 15, 2013 | 3:35 PM

When the news broke that George Zimmerman had been acquitted by a Florida court for the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin Saturday, social media wasn't the only place District residents took to voice anger with the final verdict -- peaceful demonstrations through the streets of D.C. sprang up...

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D.C. Council Gives Initial Approval To New Public Smoking Ban

(3) Comments | Posted July 13, 2013 | 8:56 AM

As D.C. lawmakers consider decriminalizing marijuana, cigarette smokers in the District may soon find it harder to maintain their habit.

A bill that would ban smoking cigarettes within 25 feet of parks, trails, community centers and all 3,426 bus stops in the city passed an initial vote by...

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Brew At The Zoo 2013: Photos Show Beer, Food And A Few Quirky Characters

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 1:25 PM

There were fake mustaches galore, temporary tattoos, plenty of beer and, of course, prairie dogs.

This was not an animal-themed hipster party, but instead the Smithsonian National Zoo's annual "Brew at the Zoo," which made animal loving D.C.-area beer aficionados very happy.

The sold out beer-tasting, hosted by...

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D.C. Cost Of Living 2013: Four-Person Families Need Over $88,000 A Year, According To The Economic Policy Institute

(2) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 12:14 PM

Anyone who lives here could have told you that D.C.-area families need a whole lot of cash just to get by. You still may be shocked by the exact amount that the Economic Policy Institute finds it takes for DMV families to make ends meet.

In the Washington area, a...

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Adopt A D.C. Dog (Or Cat): Washington-Area Pets Need Loving Families! (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted July 12, 2013 | 11:41 AM

Do you squeal at the sight of a cute puppy or a kitten in public?

Do you feel the urge to (gently) squeeze furry felines or cuddly canines at all hours of the day?

Then you should probably adopt a pet from a D.C.-area animal shelter!

There are thousands of...

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Corpse Flower, The World's Stinkiest Plant, Goes On Display In D.C. At U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory

(1) Comments | Posted July 11, 2013 | 4:34 PM

Lovely to look at, but smelly. So very smelly.

The titan arum -- the world's stinkiest flower -- will be in bloom soon at the D.C.'s U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory.

It blooms a beautiful purple hue, but that's where the loveliness starts and ends.

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