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  • Glass goes a long way to bring Alzheimer’s awareness message to DC

    WASHINGTON DC — An Alzheimer’s awareness advocate from Atlanta spent the month of July walking the distance between his city and the nation’s capital to bring an important message to policy makers. That distance is roughly 640 miles. William Glass used his time on the road through the South and Mid Atlantic to talk with caregivers and medical professionals. He said those conversations only drove home the point that more education, funding and compassion are needed in the fight against […]

  • DC demonstrators converge on the White House in response to Charlottesville

    WASHINGTON DC — Close to 1,000 in the nation’s capital continue to call for change in the wake of deadly violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. Clashes between white supremacists and protestors turned tragic when one man drove his vehicle down a street and into dozens of people. One woman was killed and 19 were injured. Two Virginia State Troopers were also killed when the helicopter they were in to monitor the events crashed. Both the mayor and police chief […]

  • Parents tested by growing heroin, opioid overdose deaths

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – Heroin use in neighborhoods across the nation went from a problem to what some health experts term an epidemic in the span of just a few years. The problem has prompted local and state governments to react to the crisis of heroin and opioid overdose deaths, nearly 20 in every 100,000 people just last year according to new numbers from the Center for Disease Control. That’s up from 13 overdose deaths per 100,000 in 2013 and 14 […]

  • Violent weekend sees 2 killed, several shot across Washington DC

    WASHINGTON D.C. – At least 7 shootings over since Saturday across the city have left at least 2 people dead and several others injured. On Monday, police released video of a person of interest investigators would like to speak regarding one of those shooting deaths Sunday morning. Juan Carlos Osorio-Herrera, 24, was shot around 2 a.m. Another person was also shot during the incident. He was sent to the hospital in grave condition according to police. An unidentified man also […]

  • Soccer fans stoked to see FC Barcelona, Manchester United battle up close

    HYATTSVILLE, Md. — The International Champions Cup comes to the DMV Wednesday with FC Barcelona and Manchester United squaring off at FedEx Field. Barcelona practiced in front of hundreds of fans Tuesday night. Most were extremely excited to welcome Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and more to the Redskins home field as they tune up before league play. Meredith Willson is a soccer player at home in Pennsylvania but made the trip with her mother to pick up a new shirt […]

  • Better Angels group trying to fix political divide

    LEESBURG, Va. — A grassroots group is behind a series of meetings across the nation this summer aimed at getting Republicans, Democrats and everyone in between talking about the issues that divide our country. Better Angels was started after the 2016 election. Founding members believe that there is too much bickering among Americans nowadays either as a result of or because of the partisan divides in our two major political parties. Over the weekend, around 40 people from the DMV […]

  • Search for Waldo across DC creating new memories for young adventurers

    WASHINGTON D.C. – Kids (and some adults) are making their way through Northwest D.C. and beyond in search of the literary character Waldo. You remember him, right? Red and white striped sweater, round glasses, beanie atop his head—I’d say he’s hard to miss but people have been proving that statement wrong since 1987. Because of the 30-year anniversary of the character, bookstores across the nation have been given the opportunity to coordinate a search for Waldo that goes beyond the […]

  • Fairfax County Public Schools board debates name change for J.E.B. Stuart High

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The decision makers who could change the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School in Fairfax County talked about the move Monday at a school board work session. School board members seemed split on the idea as their own self-imposed deadline on a decision is about a week away. Supporters of the name change said the school’s namesake, who was a Civil War general for the South, represents a past that is harmful to community unity. Some […]

  • Lottery helps determine which seniors get farmers markets coupon books

    SILVER SPRING, Md. — The cost of eating healthy can add up fast and eat into a budget especially for people on a fixed income. That’s why every year the state of Maryland helps seniors with a special program to help them afford fresh produce. On Tuesday, Montgomery County held a lottery in six separate locations to help determine who would get the coupon books that help seniors struggling financially pay for fresh produce from local farmers markets. The coupons […]