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Weekend Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area July 24 – 26

Celebrate and savor summer’s fresh, local foods, dance the night away and see what’s new on tap this weekend.


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House Passes Bill to Prevent Mandatory GMO Labeling

Food companies would not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients under legislation passed by the House Thursday.


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Man Charged in Deadly Shooting in D.C. Barbershop

Police in Washington have arrested a man in a fatal shooting in a barber shop in October.



Ikea Offers Repair Kits For Dressers After 2 Children Die

Ikea is offering a free kit to help consumers affix the furniture to a wall after two children died when the furniture tipped over.



Public Divided Over Smithsonian Display of Bill Cosby’s Art

As the Smithsonian Institution continues to stand behind an exhibition featuring Bill Cosby’s art collection, the public has begun weighing in and appears to be sharply divided over the display, based on dozens of emails and comments left at the museum.


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Pregnant Woman Stabbed While Biking Home From Work in D.C.

A pregnant woman was stabbed while biking home from work in Southeast Washington, police say.


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Fire in Historic Harpers Ferry Blocks Access to MARC Station

The commercial area in historic Harpers Ferry was devastated Thursday when a fire destroyed a building that housed at least 6 businesses


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D.C. Police Investigate Shooting in NE Involving Off-Duty Officer

D.C. Police are investigating a shooting that involved two suspects and an off-duty officer in Northeast Tuesday night.


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Police Seek Person of Interest in Assault on Metro Transit Officer

The Metro Transit Police Department asking for the public’s help in identifying person of interest in connection with an assault on a Metro Transit police officer.


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Tom Brokaw Joins Effort to Build Eisenhower Memorial in D.C.

Tom Brokaw is joining the effort to build a memorial honoring President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Washington.