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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

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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

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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

Mugshot of Charles S. Severance. (credit: West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority)

Judge Orders Competency Exam for Charles Severance

A judge has ordered Charles Severance, the man charged with three separate murders in Alexandria over a 10-year period to be tested for mental competency, despite his objection.

12/11/2014

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Nearly 9 in 10 Doubt Obama, GOP Can Break Gridlock

Americans may not agree on much lately, but one opinion is nearly universal: There’s almost no chance that President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and the Republican Congress can work together to solve the country’s problems.

12/11/2014

File photo of a doctor holding a stethoscope. (Photo credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

42.9 Million Americans Have Unpaid Medical Bills

Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — 42.9 million people — have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

12/11/2014

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Driving While Black? App Developers Aim to Help

Though the developers of the soon-to-be released “Driving While Black” smartphone application want motorists to download their product, there is a time when they definitely don’t want users searching for it.

12/11/2014

A Lyft car drives along Montgomery Street on January 21, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is Rider Safety the Real Achilles Heel for Uber and Lyft?

The growth of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft so far has not been hindered by limits from government regulators and campaigns by taxi cab competitors. A bigger threat to the new industry’s impressive start could come from customers — if enough people stop using the services over fears that drivers aren’t safe.

12/11/2014

(Screenshot Courtesy of Arlington County Police Dept.)

Arlington Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Bank Robber

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a bank robbery suspect captured in surveillance footage.

12/10/2014

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