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National Mall to Welcome Spectators for Fourth of July

Last year the park service held a fireworks show to empty lawns due to the coronavirus. This year, the city and nation are looking forward to welcoming visitors once again.

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Fourth of July Celebrations Happening in...

Cruises and BBQs, this Fourth of July will feature some familiar comforts.

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

Show dad a good time with our weekend roundup!

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Governor Larry Hogan Lifts State of Emergency, Mask Order

As of July 1, you will no longer have to worry about wearing a mask!

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Breezy Point Beach: The Sand and Surf Ar...

Just 30 miles from the Beltway in Maryland, Breezy Point Beach, and Campground is one of the closest beaches in the DMV.

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Think Ocean City's Crazy Today? You Shou...

Worried about Ocean City losing its "family resort" image? The town had the same problem back in 1960 ...

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Ocean City Man Rewarded With Thunderbird Ride Following Lifesavin...

"Good Samaritan" Jonathan Bauer will fly on an F-16 plane this Friday at 10:30 a.m.

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Orioles Giving Away Free Tickets for Vac...

The free ticket vaccine clinics will be held during six games over Father's Day weekend.

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Our Marylanders Then: Babe Ruth

For this installment of Our Marylanders Then, let's look at a person who made an indelible mark on the 20th century as the premier athlete of his era. Some of his nicknames include "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat," but the most famous name of all is a simple two syllables: Babe Ruth.

Local Culture
Reminder: DC's Parking Enforcement Is Now in Effect

The city has initiated an amnesty program for people with outstanding tickets. The return of traffic enforcement marks a return to normalcy for the district and the opening of museums and attractions.

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Metro Reducing Fares and Extending Servi...

Beginning this fall you can ride the Metro all day for a $2 flat fee.

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Visiting These 5 Maryland Gardens Will P...

Perennials, herbs, and topiaries abound at these gardens in the Old Line State!

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State Articles
Where to Pick Strawberries in Maryland T...

Nothing is quite like sun-ripened strawberries still warm from the fields in Maryland. Make a plan to pick your own this year!

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6 New African Penguins Make Adorable First Appearance at the Mary...

The penguin chicks are named after precious gems. You might recall the adorable voting campaign to choose their names.

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Governor Hogan to Lift All Capacity Rest...

In a press conference on May 12, Governor Larry Hogan said health metrics have improved enough to allow restaurants and venues like casinos, stadiums, and event spaces to operate without capacity limits.

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Our Marylanders Then: John Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth is one of the most infamous figures in American history. An actor from a famous family, he assassinated Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States.

Local Culture
There Are Over 10,000 Spies in DC on a Daily Basis

According to the International Spy Museum, there are thousands of spies operating in Washington, D.C., and chances are you probably met one today.

Local Culture
13 Presidential Quotes About Moms (and P...

Yes, it's true: Even presidents love their mommies. From Washington to Biden, look at these mom pics and read these presidential quotes about moms.

Local Culture
Smithsonian Adding 'Star Wars' X-Wing Fi...

The National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., has secured the ultimate piece of movie memorabilia, the X-Wing Fighter from the "Star Wars" saga. The fighter will be on a long-term loan from Lucasfilm and will be displayed at the National Air and Space Museum on the National Mall in 2022.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Mother's Day Weekend (Ma...

We've got brunch specials, an outdoor plant sale, or even a live concert if that's her jam. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, May 7, to Sunday, May 9.

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7 Pretty Accurate Stereotypes of People ...

Socialite? Smartypants? Hipster? You can probably name off at least a person or two who fits each of these D.C. stereotypes. Enjoy.

Local Culture
Surprise Lesser Kudu Calf Born Overnight...

The baby was born on March 28 to parents Rogue and Garrett. Right now, he's spending quality time with mom in a quiet enclosure away from the exhibit.

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Marylanders Can NOW Go Outside Without a Mask

Case rates have declined enough for Governor Hogan to lift the outdoor mask mandate. Other restrictions are starting to lift in the state as well.

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Second Seal Returned to Ocean After Reha...

The seal was found on the beach in Ocean City suffering from dehydration. Nicknamed "Stuart Little," the rehab team taught him how to forage for ice, essential to keep him hydrated.

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National Articles
25 'Rad' Toys That Every '80s Kid Had (o...

The '80s were a truly magical time. Here are some of the raddest, coolest, most-awesome toys from the decade that brought us neon, Trapper Keepers, shoulder pads, and mullets.

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Nostradamus' Predictions for 2021 Includ...

Nostradamus has made many predictions about the future of humanity and he predicted 2021 will be worse than 2020. These predictions included a global famine, asteroids, a devastating earthquake, and a Zombie Apocalypse.

Local Culture
20 'Fly' Toys Every '90s Kid Had (or Wanted)

Before smartphones and tablets, before online streaming services and game consoles, we '90s kids had to figure out different ways to entertain ourselves. Enter the decade of cheap plastic toys (and questionable fashion choices): the '90s. Toys in the '90s—while they seem rather bizarre and strange today—were all the rage.

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Humpback Whale Swallows a Lobster Diver ...

"All of a sudden I felt this huge bump, and everything went dark," recollected the lucky man after getting released from hospital!

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President Biden to Sign a Bill on Thursd...

The bill to recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday passed in the House of Representatives. President Biden is expected to sign the bill at 3:30 pm on Thursday, June 17 as soon as he lands from his trip to Europe.

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STEM School Shooter Found Guilty of First Degree Murder

The trial of Devon Erickson was found guilty of first-degree murder of Kendrick Castillo, as well as on 46 counts.

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White Claw Will Be Available on United A...

Plus, a revamped snack menu to go with it! United Airlines recently unveiled a beefed-up food and drink menu.

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VIDEO: Bird Carries a Shark-Like Creatur...

A viral video features a large bird carrying a shark-like creature over beachgoers at Myrtle Beach. However, experts believe this wasn't a shark but an Atlantic Spanish Mackerel or a ladyfish.

National News
US Mint Selects Maya Angelou and Sally Ride in First Round of Hon...

With the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment's passage in mind, the U.S. Mint is honoring incredible women through a line of quarters. Maya Angelou and Sally Ride will kick off the American Women Quarters Program slated to go into motion next January.

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New Music Review: Songs Released June 6-...

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

Music
‘Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves’ Nearly F...

Prince of Thieves almost had a shocking, different King Richard cameo at the end of the film. Screenwriter and producer Pen Densham revealed during a previous conversation with the

Entertainment
10 Things to Do During Your Child's Sports Game

You read that right. Here's a list of things you've always wanted to do—and now have permission.

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