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850k D.C.-Area Residents Expected to Travel for Labor Day

More than 850,000 people in the Washington metro area are expected to celebrate Labor Day by traveling 50 miles or more.

08/31/2015

Canned Fruit

Best Way to Preserve Your Freshly Picked Summer Fruits

Canning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you’ve grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.

08/24/2015

Burger, SoCal Burger, Grilling, Cook Out, Labor Day

3 Creative Burger Recipes for Labor Day Cookouts

Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, so why not go out with a bang this Labor Day with a cookout to remember? Read on for three tasty and delicious burger recipes that put a new twist on that last summertime cookout of the season.

08/24/2015

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Best Free Labor Day Events in Washington, D.C.

You don’t have to spend Labor Day weekend laying around the house. Here are five fun, free activities you can attend in the D.C. area.

08/24/2015

Black Fall Outfits

4 Fall Styles to Add to Your Closet Now

As fall approaches, it can be a little tough to make the transition from breezy summer styles to clothes geared for cooler weather.

08/24/2015

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National Book Festival to Feature More Than 175 Authors

More than 175 authors, poets and illustrators have signed on to participate in this year’s National Book Festival over Labor Day weekend.

08/15/2015

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

13K+ Sign Petition for Md. Schools to Start After Labor Day

The push for school starting after Labor Day in Maryland hit another milestone Thursday as advocates unveiled the results of their petition drive to sign up supporters of the plan.

01/15/2015

President Barack Obama speaks during Laborfest in Milwaukee, Wis., on Sept. 1, 2014. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Job Picture: ‘We’re On A Streak’

President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy’s “revving” performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections.

09/02/2014

Vice President  Joe Biden speaks during U.S.-Africa Business Forum on the sideline of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 5, 2014. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Middle Class Needs To ‘Go Back To The Old Normal, 25 Years Ago’

Vice President Joe Biden told hundreds of Detroit-area union members that they deserve a “fair share” of any improvement in corporate profits.

09/01/2014

Treatment options for yards to repel mosquitoes. (Photo: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Md. Health Officials Expect More West Nile Virus Cases

The first case of the West Nile virus was reported in Maryland last week, and state health officials don’t think it will be the last.

08/31/2014

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