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  • Sen. Cardin to address aerospace industry leaders

    GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a roundtable discussion on the aerospace industry in Maryland. The speech is scheduled for Monday in Greenbelt. The Maryland Democrat will talk about issues of concern to the aerospace business community. Cardin...

  • 3 hurt at Six Flags America as park lets out

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A fire department spokesman says three people were injured at Six Flags America during the first night of its Halloween event, Fright Fest. Prince George's County fire spokesman Mark Brady says officials were called in to handle a large crowd leaving the park around...

  • Manassas City Council considers reopening lake

    MANASSAS, Va. (AP) — The Manassas City Council is considering reopening Lake Manassas to the public for fishing and boating. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1rtQDG4 ) reports lawmakers voted Tuesday to have staff members look at options for opening the lake for recreation. Staff is expected...

  • 2 injured when van hits trooper's car on Beltway

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Authorities say two people were injured in a crash involving a Maryland State Police car on the Capital Beltway in Prince George's County. Maryland State Police say it happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday near Suitland Road. Authorities say the trooper's car was stopped...

  • DC officer shot and wounded, man fatally shot

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police say an officer was wounded and two other people were shot, one fatally, in southeast Washington. Police say the shooting occurred shortly before 12:30 a.m. Saturday. The officer had responded to a call about disorderly people. The officer was shot and was taken to...

  • US education secretary to volunteer at DC school

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be participating in volunteer activities meant to enhance environmental sustainability at a District of Columbia school. The U.S. Green Building Council is sponsoring Saturday's event, known as the Green Apple Day of Service, at Tubman...

  • Woman fatally hit by bus in northern Virginia

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A bus has fatally hit a woman in northern Virginia. Fairfax County police say 41-year-old Lorena Gimenez of Alexandria was hit late Thursday night in the parking lot of the Huntington Metro station, about 8 miles south of Alexandria. The woman died at the scene. It's...

  • Gas leak prompts brief closure of National Zoo

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Zoo in Washington says it's reopening after a gas leak in an administrative building prompted a brief closure. The zoo says no animals were affected by the incident Friday morning. The attraction closed at about 10:30 a.m. and gradually reopened, starting with...

  • Holder says DC should have voting rights

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress. Holder mentioned the District's lack of representation in prepared remarks for a speech Friday at a Congressional Black Caucus gathering on voting rights. Holder...

  • 'Daily Show' airs controversial Redskins segment

    WASHINGTON (AP) — "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" has aired a controversial segment pitting Washington Redskins fans against a group of American Indians who want the team to change its mascot. Before airing the segment Thursday, Stewart told viewers that although the fans, all from Virginia,...

  • Van Hollen to attend lab complex dedication

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Rep. Chris Van Hollen is scheduled to attend the dedication of the Food and Drug Administration's biodefense lab complex. It's scheduled for Friday morning at the White Oak Headquarters. Van Hollen has been a supporter of the FDA consolidation process.

  • Kennedy Center to feature Questlove, Black Thought

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Questlove and Black Thought from The Roots are performing at the Kennedy Center this weekend to celebrate the winners of a national spoken word competition. D.C. hip-hop artist Gabriel "Asheru" Benn will host the free concert Sunday at 6 p.m. It will also feature Hill Harper...

  • DC Council to examine small business spending

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A D.C. councilmember says city agencies aren't spending enough money on small, local businesses as required by law. Councilmember Vincent Orange will hold a hearing on Friday to press city officials on why agencies haven't met their goals for giving contracts to local...

  • South Capitol Street Bridge to close for testing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia transportation officials say the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge will be closed for a few hours this weekend for routine testing. Officials say the bridge, also called the South Capitol Street Bridge, will be closed on Sunday from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m....

  • Report: Officer justified in teen's fatal shooting

    LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — A state police investigation has found that a Purcellville officer was justified in fatally shooting a teenager armed with a knife. At a press conference Thursday, Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney released a Virginia State Police report into the May 24 shooting of...



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