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Friday Jul 18 | Ninme

As Rock Creek Park turns 125, a word from the superintendent

Tara Morrison, 44, the National Park Service superintendent at Rock Creek Park, came to D.C. three years ago from a very different kind of park in New York City: the African Burial Ground National Monument.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, African Burial Ground National Monument

Wed Jul 16, 2014

GantDaily.com

New marijuana law takes effect in D.C.

Washington, DC, United States - A new law decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana in the capital takes effect on Thursday with D.C. police only fining those found holding an ounce or less of the weed $25 and confiscating the drug.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, US National Parks

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Washington Post

A tribute to the D.C. haven that belongs to the people

This wild heart is Rock Creek Park, witnessed by 14 million a year - 2 million to nourish their spirits, 12 million to commute or work.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Montgomery County, MD, Laytonsville, MD, Entertainment

Fri Jul 11, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Weingarten: Out of the wild

Have I ever told you how much I love nature - trees and bees and deer and babbling brooks and other outdoorsy, green and brown nature-y stuff? That's right, I haven't.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, US National Parks

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Washington Post

Coywolves, coyote-wolf hybrids, are prowling Rock Creek Park and D.C. suburbs

Perfectly adapted to living among humans, coywolves eat just about anything, including deer, mice, feral cats and last night's leftovers from your garbage can.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Montgomery County, NY

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Planetizen

Parks for Pedestrians: No Easy Matter

Last weekend, I visited Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. Rock Creek Park is quite different from the parks I am used to in New York City, both in good ways and in bad ways.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

City Paper

In Chevy Chase, Neighbors Rumble Over Rubble

When the previous owner of the home at 3823 Morrison St. NW passed away last year, it was sold to a developer.

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The Hill

Fox Business reporter: A former SNL intern who knows his tunes

Just because he talks money doesn't mean Rich Edson can't bring the funny. The Fox Business Network's Washington correspondent knows how to get some laughs.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Study: Fatal Beltway crashes more likely in Prince George's County

Graphic shows the average number of crashes per mile around the Beltway. Figures in Virginia are based on data from 2013.

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Related Topix: Maryland, US National Parks, College Park, MD, Forestville, MD

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