RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Washington, DC

Washington, DC
A collection of news and information related to Washington, DC published by this site and its partners.

Top Washington, DC Articles

Displaying items 49-60
  • Laurel's Fourth sprouts from sleepy town celebration to city fireworks splash [Old Town Laurel]

    Laurel's Fourth sprouts from sleepy town celebration to city fireworks splash [Old Town Laurel]
    In a matter of days, Laurel and the nation will celebrate America's birthday. The local effort will be held on Saturday, July 5, and kicks off with a parade at 11 a.m. The procession will move along Fourth Street from Montgomery Street, culminating at...
  • Veteran receives mortgage-free home in Harford

    Veteran receives mortgage-free home in Harford
    John Laursen, an Army veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and his wife Casey have spent about a year handling his recovery after being medically evacuated from Afghanistan, but they are able to begin moving forward, with the first steps being...
  • Maryland joins multistate lottery group

    Maryland joins multistate lottery group
    Maryland is joining 33 other lotteries in a multistate association that will give players access to new games, including one being introduced in the fall that could award several million-dollar prizes at one time. Stephen Martino, director of the...
  • Brown proposes three debates

    Brown proposes three debates
    Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Wednesday proposed three debates with Republican nominee Larry Hogan, along with a separate debate among their running mates in the race for governor. Such political negotiations typically take place between...
  • Christian Methodist Episcopal Church consecrates new bishops

    One day in 1870, 41 newly freed slaves got together in Jackson, Miss., to establish a new branch of mainstream Methodism called the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church. Hundreds of members of that denomination, now known as the Christian Methodist...
  • Employers skirt wage requirements [Commentary]

    Employers skirt wage requirements [Commentary]
    Government leaders at all levels — including President Barack Obama — are pushing to raise the floor on pay, and pundits are lining up on both sides: Will higher minimum wages put more money in workers' pockets? Or will they spark layoffs,...
  • 2014 National High School Lacrosse Showcase set to start Friday in Columbia

    2014 National High School Lacrosse Showcase set to start Friday in Columbia
    The second annual National High School Lacrosse Showcase, which features many of the top high school teams in the country, will take place from Friday through Sunday at Blandair Regional Park in Columbia. The tournament includes 38 teams from 12...
  • Laurel Rosies visit memorials of their era

    Members of the Laurel Chapter of the American Rosie the Riveter Association, an organization that honors the working women of World War II, traveled by bus June 26 to see the World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Vietnam memorials in Washington, D.C....
  • Harris has good reason to oppose D.C. marijuana law [Letter]

    Harris has good reason to oppose D.C. marijuana law [Letter]
    Your recent editorial, "The Harris boycott" (July 7) put far too much emphasis on the politics and not enough on what really matters. The Washington, D.C., City Council has just passed the most lenient marijuana decriminalization law in the nation, with a...
  • A clueless attack on Andy Harris [Letter]

    A clueless attack on Andy Harris [Letter]
    The clueless writer of your editorial "The Harris boycott" (July 7) totally blew off the fact that Washington, D.C., exists on federal money, and possession of marijuana is still a federal crime. You accused Rep. Andy Harris of not caring for the...
  • Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in Baltimore region

    Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in Baltimore region
    A line of storms brought 60 mph wind gusts and heavy rain across Central Maryland on Tuesday night.  The National Weather Service received reports of a 61 mph wind gust at Martin State Airport in Middle River and a 58 mph gust in Havre de Grace....
  • Hogan accepts public financing

    Hogan accepts public financing
    Republican Larry Hogan will pay for his bid for governor with public financing, the first candidate to mount a state-wide general election bid on taxpayer dollars in two decades.  Hogan's campaign will receive a $2.6 million within the next few weeks to...