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Virginia Kicks Off 3rd Annual Craft Beer Month

Virginia is kicking off its third annual craft beer month.

08/01/2014

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D.C. Is Home To Four Of The World’s 20 Most Visited Museums

The treasures stored inside D.C.’s impressive collection of museums — dinosaur bones, spaceships, iconic movie and television props and artistic masterpieces — apparently have a lot of international appeal.

06/11/2014

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Maryland Schools May Adopt Post-Labor Day Start

Comptroller Peter Franchot is praising a vote by a state task force to recommend a longer summer break for Maryland students.

05/20/2014

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Ultimate Guide To Your Summer Road Trip

Make the most of your summer with this ultimate guide to road trips.

05/09/2014

A tourist snaps pictures on the West lawn of the US Capitol. (credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Shutdown, D.C. Had Record Tourism In 2013

Tourism officials say 2013 was another record-breaking year for attractions in the nation’s capital with an increase in domestic visitors and spending.

05/06/2014

A view looking west down the National Mall from the top of the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Lacks Bus Parking Along National Mall, Study Shows

As tourism season reaches its peak in Washington, AAA has compiled data showing tour buses generate billions of dollars for the nation’s capital.

04/30/2014

President Barack Obama's motorcade enters Marine Corps Base Hawaii for his morning workout at Semper Fit Gym after leaving his vacation compound on Dec. 30, 2011 in Kailua, Hawaii. (credit: Kent Nishimura/AFP/Getty Images)

Hawaii Town Where Obamas Vacation Every Christmas Wants State To Stop Sending Them Tourists

People from across the world are drawn to the coastal town of Kailua. Its white sand beaches are among the nation’s best. Some recommend the Honolulu suburb for its laid-back vibe. And President Barack Obama vacations there with his family each Christmas.

11/14/2013

They are increasingly ethnically diverse, more educated and less likely to be married — all factors that make them less likely to own a home, said a new report released Wednesday by Trulia, the online real estate firm. After adjusting for these population changes, younger Americans are actually buying homes at the same rate as they did during the late-1990s. David McNew/Getty Images

Shutdown Impact: Veterans Regional Offices Close

A government shutdown is having far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.

10/06/2013

A view of the Blue Ridge Mountains emerging from the morning fog are seen from the Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia, October 25, 2012. (Photo credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Virginia Sets New Tourism Record

Virginia has boasted that it is “for lovers” since 1969, but the latest numbers show that lovers are flocking there in record numbers these days.

09/04/2013

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Gray: D.C. Working to Change Image Problem

Despite record surpluses, a growing population and shrinking crime and jobless rates, Washington still has a bit of an image problem around the country.

07/14/2013

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