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DC Restores Indoor Mask Mandate as Delta Variant Surges

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

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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
Smithsonian Institute Reveals Names of B...

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.

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10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (July 30–August ...

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

Events
'Return to Live' Concert Series: $20 Tic...

Live Nation announced last week a special online deal for concert-goers from July 28-August 1, with an additional perk for T-Mobile customers.

Events
5 Spots to Pick Virginia Peaches This Su...

That's right, summer's juiciest fruit is ripe and ready for picking in an orchard near you. Virginia has a great climate for peaches, and you can find a pick-your-own farm in just about every other county in the state.

Attractions
Virginia Dream Homes: A Beautiful Smith Mountain Lake Retreat for...

Get away to the lake with this week's featured listing. It has its own stretch of Smith Mountain Lake.

Real Estate
'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.

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Smithsonian Institute Needs Help Naming ...

Vote online or through the zoo's mobile gaming app "Zoo Guardians."

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We Bet You Haven't Heard These Fun Facts About Virginia!

Use these fun facts to impress your out-of-state friends! Here are five fun facts about Virginia.

Local Culture
'Slow Down': Advocates Call for Assateag...

Advocates are calling for more speed bumps because people aren't following the 25mph speed limit after a horse was killed by a car earlier this month.

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

From beer festivals to bluegrass, this weekend in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia will be one for the books!

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State Articles
Virginia Dream Homes: A 206-Year-Old Far...

Do you dream about getting away to the country? This week's featured listing is over two centuries old, in the heart of the Virginia countryside.

Real Estate
Eagle Nest at Leesburg Wetlands Now Has a Livestream Cam

The Dulles Greenway Wetlands announced Thursday that the Toll Road Investors Partnership II (TRIP II) recently installed a camera at the site of the eagle nest where the pair have resided for over 15 years.

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2 Students Shot in a Virginia High Schoo...

A suspect is in custody after a school shooting that sent four students to the hospital, two with gunshot wounds. The Newport News Police Department has stated that the suspect is a male juvenile who likely knew his victims.

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Turns Out Virginia's Assateague Lighthou...

The historic lighthouse on Virginia's Assateague Island has a ghostly past.

Local Culture
9 Big Cats at Smithsonian National Zoo Being Treated for COVID-19

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.

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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
How to Plan a Fabulous DC Vacation on th...

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
Old House Woods: Virginia's Mysterious, Cursed Forest

The quaint little town of Diggs, Virginia, is known for the haunted, cursed forest that lies nearby, otherwise known as Old House Woods.

Local Culture
Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Now O...

The Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge is now open in the District of Columbia. The new bridge has six traffic lanes and four pedestrian overlook areas.

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

Feeling a touch blue from summer ending? Check out the events happening this weekend in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia!

Events
Busch Gardens’ Howl-O-Scream Event Is Back in Full Force for 2021

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is bringing Howl-O-Scream back in full frightening force for 2021. It’s even starting earlier than ever before, open from September 10 to October 31.

Events
Police Install Fencing, Security Cameras...

Law enforcement in D.C. is securing the area around the Capitol ahead of a planned protest on Saturday, September 18. The “Justice for J6” rally is being held in support of people arrested in the riot on Capitol Hill on January 6.

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National Articles
Disney Ditches Virtual Queue System for ...

Walt Disney World (WDW) has just announced that it will be temporarily “pausing” the virtual queue service for "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance" at Disney’s Hollywood Studios park. Instead, there will be the traditional standby line.

Travel
Here's What You Need to Know About Apple...

If you own any Apple products, listen up! A new report came out about potential spyware hacks and the company replied by rolling out emergency security patches for most of their operating systems.

Tech
Old Navy Expands Its Plus Size Product Line in Stores

Old Navy evened the playing field with this bold move, mixing extended sizes in with its existing offerings.

Business
Amazon's 'LuLaRich' Pulls Back the Curta...

Let's get real. Amazon's original series "LuLaRich" dives headfirst into the LuLaRoe phenomenon by ripping back the curtain and tossing it out–curtain rod and all.

Style
Taco Bell Wants Your Used Sauce Packets!

Taco Bell is teaming with TerraCycle in their efforts to go green, as they're encouraging customers to return sauce packets for recycling. This effort is aimed towards more recycling products that have been used.

Products & Promotions
Fall Officially Starts on Wednesday, and It’s Flannel City From H...

Autumn officially arrives Wednesday at 3:21 p.m. EDT, and we're ready. While we should have been winding down into milder temps this time of year, the weather has done anything but.

Lifestyle
Cracking the Code on Gen Z Slang: Slaps,...

Need to talk to your kids but can't understand what they're saying? Need a guide to Gen Z slang and lingo? We've got the definitions to "cap," "simp," "sus," and so many more!

Local Culture
Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Hau...

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness. 

Local Culture
Full List of 2021 Emmy Award Winners

The 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards were held Sunday night, and we've got the full list of winners from one of television's biggest award shows. Netflix's "The Crown" took home 7 awards, the biggest haul of the evening!

TV
Dunkaroos Are Back—Here's Where You Can ...

Dunkaroos, the popular '90s snack, is making a comeback, and you can find them in an oddly convenient place.

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'Friday' Actor Anthony 'AJ' Johnson Has ...

Actor Anthony 'A.J.' Johnson has passed away at the age of 55. His most iconic roles were as E.Z.E. in "House Party" and Ezal in the movie "Friday."

Entertainment
Your Ultimate Guide to Black Friday Shopping!

To lend a hand, we've put together this guide of everything you need to know about Black Friday 2021, including when it starts, where to shop, and the best deals.

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