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Local Articles
Did You Know That The Washington Monument Has a 'Mini-Me'?

Unknown to most people, there's a 12-foot replica of the gigantic monument hidden from sight directly nearby.

Local Culture
3 Places to Pick the Sweetest Maryland P...

Is there anything better than a tree-ripened peach? Maryland is dotted with family farms just waiting for you to come out and pick some, so put on the sunscreen and head out!

Attractions
Postal Service Honors Maryland Lighthous...

Five stamps will be dedicated at Annapolis' Susan Campbell Park next month.

Local News
DC Restores Indoor Mask Mandate as Delta Variant Surges

DC residents must wear masks indoors beginning Saturday, July 31 at 5 a.m.

Local News
5 Things People Moving to DC Should Know

D.C. has more to offer than scandal and politics. If you're moving to D.C., here's what you need to know.

Local Culture
The 6 Commandments of 'Slugging'

Slugging is little more than organized hitchhiking. Unique to the D.C. region, it brings scores of commuters to huddle in shuffling masses, just waiting for the right offer.

Automotive
Smithsonian Institute Reveals Names of Baby Black-Footed Ferrets

Following through on a public vote to name three adorable black-footed ferret kits, the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute revealed the winning names this week.

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

Embrace the summer heat with wine gardens, block parties, and more throughout the DMV!

Events
Masks Required for Prince George's Count...

On Monday, Prince George's County CEO Monica Goldson announced that students, staff, and visitors will be required to wear masks during the 2021-2022 school year, regardless of one's vaccine status.

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Maryland State Fair Announces 2021 Concert Lineup

Catch Jesse McCartney and Blue Oyster Cult on September 3 and 5!

Events
'Superbug' Fungus Hitting DC Nursing Hom...

Outbreaks of a "superbug" fungus has occurred in a Washington D.C. nursing home and two hospitals in Dallas. Some cases have shown resistance to treatment and medication.

Local News
Maryland Could Take Part in Multi-Billio...

Drug distributors and manufacturer Johnson & Johnson are facing a settlement for putting opioids out to patients without warranted medical purposes. Maryland is part of the settlement and could get $485 million.

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Maryland Zoo Launches Beer to Raise Awar...

The PGF IPA honors the Panamanian golden frog believed to be extinct in the wild.

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Smithsonian Institute Is Nursing a Male Cheetah Cub

The male cub was the only one to survive the litter with two additional cubs either stillborn or perished minutes after the birth.

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

Plan your fall outings with the help of our weekend roundup, September 24–26! Along with autumn comes a list of festival and fairs to embrace the season.

Events
Maryland State Audit Finds Overbilling a...

Customers were double-billed and charged for the wrong number of axles at tolling stations.

Local News
Massive Exhibit at National Mall Pays Tribute to 660,000 Lives Lo...

"In America: Remember" will be on display from September 17 to October 3.

Local News
Monsters, Ghosts, and Things That Go Bum...

The Curse of the Three Sisters, the Demon Cat of Doom ... Learn more about the urban legends of the DMV and how they've haunted everyone's darkest nightmares.

Local Culture
Maryland Restaurant Week: Here Are the R...

Maryland Restaurant Week is back for a second year! This year, more than 100 restaurants from every county will be participating.

Events
How to Plan a Fabulous DC Vacation on the Cheap

A visit to the nation's capital doesn't have to break the bank. Here are some ideas on how to plan an affordable D.C. vacation.

Travel
9 Big Cats at Smithsonian National Zoo B...

Zookeepers at the Smithsonian National Zoo announced that nine of their big cats—six African lions, two Amur tigers, and a Sumatran tiger—are currently being treated for coronavirus.

Local News
Road Closures, Restrictions in Place for...

The Metropolitan Police Department has closed off several roads around the U.S. Capitol Building in D.C. ahead of the “Justice for J6” rally on Saturday, September 18.

Local News
Our Marylanders Then: Edgar Allan Poe

Is there anyone who understands the dark side of human nature better than Edgar Allan Poe? Did you know Edgar Allan Poe had significant connections to Baltimore, Maryland?

Local Culture
5 Scenic Places in Maryland to Catch Pea...

The month of October is upon us. From Cunningham Falls to Rocky Gap State Park, here are five scenic places to catch peak leaf colors in Maryland.

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National Articles
RECALL: Over 3.3M Boppy Newborn Loungers...

The recall covers full refunds on over 3 million Boppy newborn loungers due to potential risk of suffocation. To date, 8 babies have died in connection to the products in this recent recall.

National News
China Outlaws Cryptocurrency

China outlawed cryptocurrency, in a multi-agency crackdown on currencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum.

World
VIDEO: TikToker Makes the Discontinued Opaque Blue Scooby-Doo Fru...

One TikToker actually took matters into her own hands after recently finding out about the change and made her own opaque blue Scooby-Doo fruit snacks. In a totally relatable voice-over, she laments the loss of the original snacks and calls the switch-up "overall completely evil."

Food & Drink
Listen to Soothing Sounds of Nature From...

Ever wonder if the great outdoors sounds the same everywhere? This new project might help us find out. The "Sounds of the Forest" is a growing collection of sounds recorded in the woodlands and forests of the world.

Local Culture
Sherwin-Williams Announces 2022 'Color o...

Sherwin-Williams has announced its Color of the Year for 2022—Evergreen Fog, "a versatile and calming hue, a chameleon color of gorgeous green-meets-gray, with just a bit of blue."

Home & Garden
TV Shows People Think Are Overrated—By State

A study conducted by Reviews.org identified which TV show people in each state think is overrated—and let me just say: we are appalled.

TV
4 Must-Have Products for Walking or Runn...

Walking or running with your dog doesn't have to be a pain. Here are four products we swear by.

Lifestyle
A New 'Harry Potter' Attraction Coming t...

Potterheads unite! A new addition is coming to the Wizarding World.

Travel
Leaving Mormonism: Living My Truth

One woman's story of how she left The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and found peace through nature.

Wellness
WATCH: Trailer for Netflix's Upcoming 'B...

Netflix recently released a trailer for its upcoming documentary about Britney Spears and her ongoing battle with her father, Jamie Spears. "Britney vs. Spears" will debut on Netflix on September 28.

Film
Friday Office Cocktail: The Classic Mart...

Whether you prefer it dirty, up, wet, or dry with gin or vodka, nothing rivals the old-school cool of the classic martini.

Recipes
Trailer for 'Spencer' Released—Kristen Stewart Already Getting Ra...

Audiences got their first peek of the movie trailer for Pablo Larraín's "Spencer" which releases in theatres on November 5, and from the social media responses, Stewart should be writing her Oscar award acceptance speech.

Film
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