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7 of DC's Most Commonly Mispronounced Places

Have you ever wondered if it's "Dupont" or "DuPont" Circle? Wondered how to pronounce Gallaudet or Grosvenor? You're not alone! We're here to clear up the confusion with seven of D.C.'s commonly mispronounced places (and misspelled ones, too)!

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5 Apps to Help You Stay Safe During a Hu...

Find cheap gas, connect with nearby residents, and get the fastest alerts for impending danger in your area using these apps.

Smithsonian Museums to End Timed-Entry P...

Beginning on July 20, you won’t have to plan ahead to visit museums on the National Mall. The Smithsonian is getting rid of the timed-entry pass requirement for many of its museums in D.C. 

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Blue Angels Are Back for Naval Air Station Oceana’s 2021 Air Show...

Save the date: September 18 and 19, 2021. The Blue Angels are back!

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Jeff Bezos Gifts $200 Million to The Smi...

The donation will go towards building a new learning center at the National Air and Space Museum in D.C.

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Kilwins' DC Shop Is Handing Out Free Ice...

Residents can enjoy a free scoop for National Ice Cream Day from D.C.-based Kilwins! This Sunday, July 18, only.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (July 16–18)

Summer is here, Baby! Take a look at the must-attend events happening across the DMV.

Washington Monument Reopens This Wednesd...

The monument has been closed to the public since January. It will reopen with some Dos and Don'ts you'll want to know about.

2 Maryland Teen Girls Sentenced in Felon...

The second of the two girls responsible for the death of Mohammad Anwar has been sentenced to the Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services until she is 21.

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Hard Seltzer Festival Coming to DC

A festival celebrating hard seltzers is coming to Washington, D.C., on July 16. Seltzerland is a one-day festival that offers attendees to sample more than 30 different hard seltzers!

2 Metro Red Line Stations to Begin Closu...

If you are a regular commuter on Metro’s red line, there are some major disruptions coming your way soon as two projects begin.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This...

Drive-ins, DJs, dance parties—your guide to weekend fun has arrived!

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State Articles
Wellness: How to Treat Sunburns at Home

Summer days spent outside often mean the occasional sunburn, no matter how careful you are. Here are some simple home remedies to make you feel better.

10 Key Ranger Tips For Visiting Shenandoah National Park

The expert rangers at Shenandoah National Park offer these tips to ensure you have a great visit to the woods and trails of the park.

DC road and site closures ahead of Fourt...

The National Park Service has announced road closures ahead of the upcoming Fourth of July holiday celebrations.

The Cicadas Are Messing With Radar Acros...

Radar images that look like rain clouds are actually made up of flying cicadas.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (June 11–13)

See what's happening across D.C., Maryland, and Virginia this weekend, June 11–13. Here's your weekend roundup filled with food, live shows, and art!

Mmmm! Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats Op...

The creamery opened at the Ice House in Old Town Alexandria! What once was operating out of an old-school truck has found a permanent stand-alone home for their "legendary" Wisconsin-style custard.

Smithsonian Announces Schedule for Reope...

By the end of the summer, all Smithsonian museums will be open for the first time since March of 2020. Guests who are fully vaccinated do not have to wear masks in outdoor areas.

What You Need to Know About Your Pets and Cicadas

If Brood X is emerging in your area, then your neighborhood has become an all-you-can-eat bug buffet. Just how many cicadas can your pet ingest before having issues?

Welcome, Charlie! Starkist Relocating He...

The canned tuna company will close its Pittsburgh office in March 2022.

DC Street Closures in Effect for 'Rollin...

Rolling to Remember will hold its annual event to support America’s veterans on Friday, May 28, 2021, through May 31, 2021, at different locations around the city. To facilitate movement for this event, D.C. police will be closing several roads and restricting parking in certain areas.

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Water Is Flowing Through the C&O Canal in Georgetown Again

The historic site is receiving some much-needed repairs as part of a restoration project.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This...

For the long weekend ahead, we've gathered the hottest barbecues, carnivals, and summertime fun happening in the DMV, and we don't think you'll be disappointed. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, May 28 to Sunday, May 30.

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National Articles
2 Brand-New 'Harry Potter' Virtual Reali...

Get your wands ready! You are about to experience, MAGIC!!

The Cleveland Indians Will Now Be Known ...

It's the end of an era—the Cleveland Indians will be no more ... the name, that is. At the end of the 2021 season, they will assume their new namesake, the Cleveland Guardians.

Chipotle Celebrates Olympians With Gold Foil Wrappers

For a limited time beginning on July 23, Chipotle will be wrapping its signature burritos in gold foil. Fans can also order special menu items created by Olympic athletes competing in the summer games.

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'Lupin' Season 2 Review: 'Aladdin' Meets...

A review of season 2 of Netflix's "Lupin," a French mystery drama of good, old-fashioned deception: disguises, secret maps, codes, and classic misdirection are all ingredients in the recipe that continues to charm and entertain us.

Florida Condo Collapse: Victims to Recei...

A judge is expediting the case in order to get money to the victims as quickly as possible.

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8 Mind-Boggling Examples of the Mandela Effect That'll Make You Q...

The Mandela Effect is a phenomenon where we can vividly remember these moments and instances being a certain way, but in reality, we were completely wrong. Now, there are plenty of instances of the Mandela Effect, but we've managed to narrow our list down to eight mind-bending examples that have us doubting ourselves and reality.

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‘Last of Us’ HBO Series Casts ‘Mindhunte...

The Last of Us” series at HBO has cast Anna Torv in a recurring guest star role. Torv joins previously announced series leads Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey as well as cast members

UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw...

Explosive bantamweight contenders will headline the UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw card on Saturday as second-ranked Cory Sandhagen takes on former two-time champion T.J. Dillashaw. The main UFC fight card is set for 7 p.

The Ultimate 2021 Summer Olympic Games Drinking Game

In honor of the 2021 Summer Olympics, we've put together the ultimate drinking game so you can have a little friendly competition of your own. So grab some of your closest friends and get ready to go for the gold!

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7-Eleven Offering Free Slurpees for the ...

7-Eleven will be offering free slurpees for the entire month of July if you have a coupon, which can be redeemed on any day of the month. People can use their coupon and get a free slurpee whichever day of July they choose.

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Popeyes Is Introducing Something New ......

The nuggets are set to launch nationwide on July 27, 2021.

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Top 5 Songs Released This Week, July 11–18

It's our weekly music review where we review five new songs released this past week. Let us know what you think of our music review!

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