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D.C. Ferguson protesters make their way down Constitution Ave.  ( Photo Credit: Cameron Thompson/All News 99.1)

Questions Rising over Who’s in Charge of Protests

Who, if anyone, is leading the emerging movement around the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner — younger activists or legacy civil rights groups?

12/12/2014

Christmas Market In Bonn

Weekend Guide to Holiday Markets in the D.C. Area

Still have items to cross off your gift list? The weekend of Dec. 12-14 is perhaps the best time this season to find gifts at an abundance of holiday markets happening throughout the District.

12/12/2014

Courtroom

Suspect in Va. & Md. Movie Theater Bottle Bombings Pleads Guilty

The man suspected in a string of bottle bombings that happened at multiple movie theaters in Virginia and Maryland earlier this year has pled guilty, the Prince George’s State’s Attorney says.

12/12/2014

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McAuliffe Wants to Limit Political Fundraising

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he will propose new ethics legislation aimed at preventing lawmakers from raising money during special legislative sessions.

12/12/2014

A Virginia Tech wrestler is dead following a swimming accident. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Virginia Tech to Offer Gender-Neutral Housing

Virginia Tech will allow opposite-sex roommates to live together for the first time beginning this fall under a new pilot program announced this week.

12/12/2014

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Obama: NFL ‘Behind the Curve’ on Rice Case

President Barack Obama says the Ray Rice domestic violence case showed that the National Football League was “behind the curve” in setting policies about athlete behavior. He says new policies now in effect will send a message that there is no place for such behavior.

12/12/2014

Stuff-A-Truck in Rockville (credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Capital Area Food Bank Hosts 13th Annual ‘Stuff-A-Truck’ Food Drive

Join the Capital Area Food Bank, Giant Food and CBS Radio today for the 13th annual Stuff-A-Truck food drive. Sixteen Giant stores across the Washington metro area will collect non-perishable items to help the food bank feed more than 700,000 residents in need during the holiday season.

12/12/2014

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House Approves Federal Spending Bill, Blocking D.C. Pot Legalization

The House narrowly passed the $1.1 trillion spending bill meant to keep the government funded for the next year after a dramatic daylong showdown in which the legislation’s opponents were just one vote away from derailing the measure.

12/11/2014

(Photo Credit: Washington Regional Alcohol Program)

D.C. Area Police Enlist ‘Superhero’ to Stop Drunk Drivers

Bar patrons in Bethesda might want to think twice before getting in their cars after a night of fun this weekend. Police announced they are getting some back up from a real-life superhero.

12/11/2014

Archive image of road construction. (Credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Virginia Sues Highway Guardrails Manufacturer

Virginia sued a Texas company for selling the state “unapproved highway safety equipment” that was recently taken off the market, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said Thursday.

12/11/2014

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