Memorial Day

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Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area Memorial Day Weekend

Thousands of people flock to the nation’s capital for Memorial Day weekend and if you’re not heading out of town, there’s no reason you can’t enjoy many of these great events in our area honoring veterans.

05/21/2015

People line the beach in Ocean City, Maryland. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

What Is A ‘Rip Current’ and How Can You Escape One?

Last summer, several people died after getting caught in rip currents while swimming in Ocean City, Maryland.

05/21/2015

Traffic backs up at the Bay Bridge in Maryland (Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Memorial Day Travel Volume in DMV Expected to be Highest in a Decade

AAA expects the number of drivers traveling during the Memorial Day weekend in the D.C. area to be the highest in a decade.

05/20/2015

Paul Viollis Play.It

How To Solve The Homeless Veterans Epidemic

General Dan Richmond joins host Paul Viollis to shed light on the epidemic that is homeless veterans.

05/18/2015

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Washington DC

Memorial Day lands early on the calendar this year which means the annual kick-off to summer starts earlier this year.

05/16/2015

Barbeque (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

5 Best Ways To Observe Memorial Day

Honor Memorial Day and celebrate the national holiday with these five ideas.

05/13/2015

Napoleon Prestige 500 (Photo Credit: Napoleon Grills)

5 Best Grills to Get You Through Your Memorial Day BBQ

It’s barbecue season! Time to find the perfect backyard grill for you and your whole family. Here are five great options to get you started.

05/12/2015

Child Saluting American Flag (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Teaching Our Children the Importance of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is not just the official start to summer. It’s also an important holiday to pay your respects for those men and women who died in battle.

05/12/2015

loria Estefan on stage during the Miami Beach 100 Centennial Concert on March 26, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida.  (Photo by Rodrigo Varela/Getty Images)

Gloria Estefan to Perform at Capitol for Memorial Day in D.C.

Gloria Estefan will perform at this year’s National Memorial Day Concert on the Capitol lawn in a show hosted by actors Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna in Washington.

04/29/2015

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., arrives at a Senate Select Intelligence Committee closed briefing on Capitol Hill, on Sept. 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Senator: Veterans Groups ‘More Interested In Defending The Status Quo Within VA’

Four prominent veterans groups and Republican Sen. Richard Burr are hurling accusations at each other after the veterans organizations declined to embrace Burr’s call for Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign amid reports of treatment delays and falsified records at VA hospitals.

05/28/2014

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