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Md. Festival Axed Over Jewish Holy Day Conflict

Montgomery County’s newly minted parks director has canceled a 24-year-old festival because it coincides with the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, angering some fans of the annual event.

09/05/2014

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‘Spooktacular’ Events in D.C. Area

Halloween falls on a Thursday this year, but if one night is not enough for you to celebrate the terrifying holiday, you’re in luck. Several events will be held in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia through November to help you get your spook on.

10/25/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Sandy, Careful Consumers Lower US Retail Sales

Superstorm Sandy combined with cautious consumers to lower retail sales in October and raise concerns about weaker economic growth and a tepid holiday shopping season.

11/14/2012

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