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Ken Griffey Jr. Made Big Impression on Bryce HarperHarper wasn't alive when Ken Griffey Jr. debuted, and the latter was gone before Harper's career began, but the early parallels are uncanny.
Report: Nats Could Come Up Short for Yanks' ChapmanIf the Nats want to add the best closer in baseball, they'll have to move quickly as the Cubs reportedly already have a deal coming together
Wilson Ramos Hits Nats' Longest Homerun of 2016With a blast six feet longer than Bryce Harper's homerun last Wednesday, Wilson Ramos hit the Nats' longest home run this season.
Papelbon Gives Up First Runs of July, Blows SaveThe Nationals led 6-4 entering the eighth before Alex Dickerson and Ryan Schimpf hit consecutive solo shots off Kelley to tie it.
It's Time to Revisit the #Boogie2DC TalkWill the Kings try to sell high on DeMarcus Cousins and make a move for Bradley Beal?
Dusty Baker Defends Team Against 'Loaded' QuestionThe Nationals skipper doesn't appreciate a reporter criticizing the state of his team.
Marcin Gortat Has a Giraffe NowThis can't really be described as "surprising" news.
Former Captain Adam Hayward Cut Before Training CampThe Redskins also have lots of competition at inside linebacker with Will Compton, Mason Foster and Perry Riley, Jr. already in place.

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Corpse Flower Set to Bloom at U.S. Botanic GardenThe infamous Corpse Flower is expected to hit peak bloom next week in D.C.
Delegates: Kaine Pick Solid, May Not Help Dem UnityDemocrats say Tim Kaine will appeal to moderates but also do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters.
5 Things You Didn't Know About Sen. Tim KaineDemocratic Senator Tim Kaine is considered the favorite to become Hillary Clinton’s running mate.
Cop Body-Slams Black Teacher, Says Blacks Have 'Violent Tendencies'The traffic stop happened in June 2015 but was not made public until the Austin American-Statesman published the video Thursday.
Real Estate Agent Finds Two Squatters and 63 Cats Living in D.C. HomeA real estate agent had a nasty shock when checking on a home in Northwest D.C. on Tuesday evening.
VIDEO: 7-Eleven Clerk Disarms Would-Be BurglarA burglar attempted to stick up a 7-Eleven in Frederick, Md., but the clerk was having none of it.

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Best Outdoor Swimming Spots In Washington DCWhether your ideal swim has you headed for the pool or a greater outdoor pursuit, there are plenty of swimming options to keep things cool.
Best Old School Arcades In Washington DCThe greater D.C. area is home to several well-known old school arcade venues that offer up nostalgic, timeless favorites in video gaming for yesterday’s child as well as the children (and adults) of today. Here are a couple old school arcades to check out.
Best Hangout Spots After Bar Close in Washington, D.C.When the bars close some people head home, but many people are looking for another fun spot to check out. Here is a list of five foodie venues where you can go to dine late night so that you can go home full and happy. Plus, the food will soak up some of that alcohol you indulged in at the bars! Be sure to check the websites for hours as most of these spots are open after the bars close, but not all night.
Best Omelets in Washington, D.C.For omelets fill with seasonal veggies to ones overflowing with meat, these are your spots.
Best Comic Book Stores in Washington, D.C.Whether you are an avid collector or are just starting to read comic books, these D.C. stores are where you want to go.
Best Opera Companies In Washington DCHere are five great opportunities to experience opera in the Washington, D.C. area.
Top Gift Shops In Washington DCThe golden rule in gift giving is to choose something the recipient wouldn't buy themselves. Something decadent and unique will make an impression that lasts forever. Here are five shops in the DC area where you can find fabulous gifts for every occasion.
Best Pet-Friendly Camping Spots in Washington, D.C.Camping with Fido or Fluffy is easy at these Washington, D.C. area campgrounds.

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