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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (January 15-17)

You won't want to miss these! From ice skating to virtual wine and pizza, art to reptilian private tours, there's something for everyone.

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Governor Hogan Backs New $1-Billion COVI...

Maryland’s legislative session for 2021 begins this week and Governor Larry Hogan has already submitted a new COVID relief package. The proposed bill will give direct payments to low and moderate-income residents and provide tax credits to individuals and businesses, all with a $1-billion price tag.

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Governor Hogan Announces Ramp Up on Vacc...

Governor Larry Hogan has announced a new strategy for getting COVID vaccines into the arms of residents across Maryland. Teachers and educators could be vaccinated as soon as late January.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (January 8-10)

This weekend's itinerary leans virtual, but we assure you there's not a dull moment to be found! Throughout the weekend of January 8-10, you can go ice skating, farmers' markets, and a poetry workshop in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia!

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10 Maryland Laws You Won't Believe Exist...

You'll be in shock at these 10 Maryland laws!

Local Culture
Baltimore Mayor Asks Residents to Stay H...

If you were planning on going out for New Year’s Eve in Baltimore, you might want to change your plans. Mayor Brandon Scott is asking residents and visitors to stay in on New Year’s Eve to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (January 1–3)

Kick 2021 off with something fun, courtesy of our weekend roundup! This weekend, January 1–3, there's a wind-down of holiday light shows and craft fairs, as well as a virtual edition of DC's New Year's bash.

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

Kwanzaa, A Christmas Carol, and wine tastings--it's the holidays in the DMV!

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Blue Line, 2 Stations to Close for 3 Mon...

If you're a regular on the blue line of the Metro, you’re going to have to make alternate plans beginning on February 13, 2021. Metro (WMATA) will be closing two stations and ceasing operation of the blue line through May 23.

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Governor Hogan to Maryland: Stay Home for the Holidays

Travelers will be required to provide a negative COVID test or quarantine for 10 days upon arrival.

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Our Marylanders Then: Jim Henson

"Muppets" creator Jim Henson graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Local Culture
As Part of Government Study, DC Will Exp...

The Department of Health and Human Services is studying stool samples to trace virus spread and hot spots around the country.

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State Articles
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth and Take Fairfa...

Warning: Get ready to see humans devouring chocolate in their natural habit! Just follow the trail through Fairfax that we mapped out for you.

Attractions
Maryland Mansions: A Private Island Cottage for $1M

This is waterfront living at its very best! Though technically a private peninsula, only the thinnest strip of land connects this unique property to the mainland.

Real Estate
Metro to Close 13 Stations, Reduce Hours...

Metro stations close and Metrobus schedules will be impacted by security protocols in the nation's capital.

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Moving Day at the White House: How It Al...

On Inauguration Day, White House staffers only have a mere six hours to move the previous president out and move the new president in. But this year will be a little different.

Lifestyle
Airbnb Cancels Reservations in the DC Area During the Inauguratio...

The company is canceling existing reservations and blocking new ones as the city braces for potential violence during Inauguration week.

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Who Is the Biggest Celebrity From DC, Ma...

Check out this "People of the U.S." map to find the biggest celebrity from your DMV hometown.

Local Culture
Free Outdoor Wi-Fi Now Offered at 10 Mon...

Library-goers can take advantage of 24-hour access at select branches

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The Washington Monument Is Closed Through January 24

The National Park Service may extend the closures if necessary. The closure went into effect January 11.

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Maryland and Virginia Rank in the Top 5 ...

Both Columbia and Virginia Beach rank lower in unemployment rates than the national average.

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What the Current State of Emergency Mean...

Chaotic demonstrations this week in the nation's capital led to a 6 p.m. curfew and a state of emergency declaration. Mayor Muriel Bowser has extended the readiness status for two more weeks and here is how it will affect D.C. residents.

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An Abandoned Fairytale Amusement Park Comes to Life in Howard Cou...

Beginning in 1955, "The Enchanted Forest" was an amusement park in Ellicott City, Maryland. It closed in 1990 and waited in ruin until Clark's Elioak Farm in Ellicott City began to rejuvenate its pieces in 2004.

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Recipe: 'Watergate Salad'—and a Bit of D...

Watergate Salad is best known for its pastel green color and its curious name. Is there really a link between it and the infamous D.C. scandal?

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National Articles
Top 5 Tips for How to Clean Your Closet

"In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find that fun, and ... SNAP! The job's a game!" Mary Poppins taught us well. Here are 5 tips to live by for 2021.

Home & Garden
Top 5 Tips to Occupy Your Child at the D...

Nobody waits better than a 5-year-old. Nobody. (For those of us in the real world, these tips are real lifesavers.)

Wellness
X Games Aspen 2021: Full Lineup of Events and How to Watch

The X Games Aspen 2021 take place from Friday, January 29, through Sunday, January 31, at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colorado. Despite not having spectators in 2021, this is a can't-miss event!

Events
Make Meals Inspired by ‘Harry Potter,’ ‘...

Looking for ways to get the kids interested in cooking? CozyMeal has you covered with these pop-culture fan favorites.

Entertainment
Discover This Instagram Account That Sha...

Rachel Hunt Steenblik's Instagram account "Tiny Kindness" shares small stories of people helping one another out: because "Kindness isn't tiny."

Wellness
Vermont Chicken Hatches and Continues to Raise a Duckling

A Silkie chicken hen sat on a duck's egg until it hatched. The duck is still living with the chickens.

Lifestyle
PEBBLES Cereal Is Celebrating Its 50th B...

Whether you enjoy Cocoa PEBBLES or Fruity PEBBLES, you just might receive a birthday gift from PEBBLES.

Products & Promotions
Godiva Chocolate to Close All US Stores

The famous Belgian chocolates will be available online and only at select retail stores. All retail Godiva stores in North America will close by the end of March.

National News
You Can Now Pre-Order an Inauguration Day Bernie Sanders Bobblehe...

The Bernie Sanders meme took the Internet by storm. Now, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has recreated the meme as a bobblehead. Be sure to pre-order yours today!

Local Culture
'Harry Potter' TV Series Reportedly in t...

According to Variety, a "Harry Potter" series is reportedly in its early development stages at HBO Max. There is no word yet on what the premise of the series will be should it move ahead.

TV
The Perfect Valentine's Day Gift Guide: ...

Your trusted source for finding Ted Bundy cuisine, AI boyfriends, and nose flutes for your special someone.

Lifestyle
Recipe: Quick and Easy Smoothies

Packed with nutrients and flavor, these smoothies are a consistent hit around the house! And so easy to make.

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