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  1. Metro plans to eliminate parking in favor of bus bays at King StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Major changes planned for the King Street Metro station would eliminate the station's parking spaces and close the kiss and ride and taxi stand areas for two years. The proposed configuration for King Street Metro station.

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  2. Police: Va. doctor charged with sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A doctor working at a clinic in Alexandria, Virginia, was charged with sexual battery for inappropriately touching a patient, Fairfax County police say . Dr. Fausto Fernandez, 75, turned himself in to police on Thursday after detectives obtained a warrant on Wednesday.

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  3. Yellow jackets and honeybees: Whata s the difference?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Garden editor Mike McGrath explains the difference between yellow jackets and honeybees - and if it's the former, how to get rid of them. Garden editor Mike McGrath explains how to differentiate between the honeybee and the more troublesome yellow jacket.

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  4. Arlington police arrest 9 as part of undercover Clarendon drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A seven-month undercover police investigation in the Clarendon area of Arlington, Virginia, uncovered a drug ring dealing in marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy and resulted in nine arrests, the Arlington County Police Department announced Thursday. Charges include distribution of illegal drugs, possession with the intent to distribute and one charge of child endangerment.

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  5. From Russia with love: Family seeks bone marrow donor for adopted sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A bone marrow transplant could help save an 11-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia. But it's not as easy to find a match when you're adopted from Russia.

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  6. Bike commutes go up during Metro track work; free ride code, directions offeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WTOP-FM Washington

    With major Metro track work shutting down parts of the Blue and Yellow lines near Reagan National Airport this week, many commuters are considering biking rather than Metro shuttles, buses or Virginia Railway Express. During the work between Reagan National Airport and Braddock Road, Metro said morning entries at the most severely impacted stations have fallen by about 70 percent.

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  7. 4th surge July 12-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Reagan National Airport is cut off from rail service in and out of D.C. under the next round-the-clock Metro shutdown - a shutdown that could cause additional confusion for riders because it begins in the middle of the week. There will be no Blue Line or Yellow Line trains at all between Reagan National Airport and Pentagon City from Tuesday, July 12 through the end of Metro service on Monday, July 18 .

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  8. Joey Chestnut regains championship in hot dog eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Joey "Jaws" Chestnut regained the Mustard Yellow International Belt Monday, ousting Matt "The Megatoad" Stonie of the championship title at the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on Monday. Chestnut, 32, downed 70 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes - the most hot dogs and buns ever eaten at the competition - polishing off 17 more dogs than Stonie.

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  9. 10 things to know about Metroa s 24/7 track work for July 5-10Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Sept. 25, 2014 file photo, a Southwest Airlines jet takes off from Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport.

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  10. 3rd surge July 5-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Blue Line riders are hit again, and Yellow Line riders face a first direct hit from Metro's 24/7 work, in the next two round-the-clock work zones, which will affect rail service to and from Reagan National Airport. While this may not be quite as disruptive as the June 18-July 3 track work zone that impacted the Blue, Orange and Silver lines , Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld puts it in a similar category, with some impact on about 200,000 riders on a typical weekday during both the July 5-11 shutdown and a related shutdown just north of the airport July 12-18.

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  11. Minnesota woman linked to backing terrorism in no. Va. caseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Minnesota woman charged with supporting east African militant group al-Shabab is helping the federal government's case in northern Virginia against the ringleaders of a network of women who have sent thousands of dollars overseas to an organization the U.S. says is involved in terrorism. Amina Mohamud Esse pleaded guilty to the charge in November 2014, according to case records that were unsealed Thursday.

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  12. Report: DC area among worst in nation for safe drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    When it comes to safe driving, the District and surrounding areas rank among the worst places in the country, according to a new report from the insurance company Allstate . "It is at the bottom of the list, so there's definitely room for improvement," said Allstate spokeswoman Kyla O'Brien.

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  13. Barbecue buffs gather in DC for annual showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A hot, sunny day and even hotter grills kicked off the 24th annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle on Saturday on Pennsylvania Avenue. "It's amazing down here, cooking between the Capitol and the White House," said Heath Hall, the owner of Pork Barrel BBQ in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  14. Guilty plea expected in terroristsa hack of US military infoRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Kosovo citizen is set to enter a guilty plea on charges of hacking computers to expose U.S. service members' personal data on behalf of the Islamic State. Ardit Ferizi's is scheduled to appear at a change-of-plea hearing Wednesday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  15. Traffic Alert George Washington Parkway reopens in both directions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    One person is dead and multiple people are injured after a crash involving a shuttle bus that closed the George Washington Parkway in both directions in Mount Vernon Tuesday evening. A shuttle bus driving northbound on the parkway near Stratford Lane crashed head-on into another vehicle at about 5 p.m. U.S. Park Police say the bus tipped onto its left side and slid off the roadway, trapping people underneath.

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  16. Va. volunteer music instructor gets 25 years for child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A Manassas, Virginia, volunteer music instructor has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for producing and sharing child pornography. David Alexander Battle II, 24, was arrested in June 2015 after investigators had enough evidence that he was sharing child pornography on an online chat website and messaging app.

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  17. Syrian-born US citizen to be sentenced for aiding militantsRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Prosecutors want a Syrian-born U.S. citizen convicted of smuggling rifle scopes, night-vision goggles and other gear to Syrian militant groups to serve nearly four years in prison. Fifty-year-old Amin al-Baroudi of Irvine, California, is scheduled for sentencing Friday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  18. Captured in Iraq, Northern Va. man regrets choosing ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Mohamad Jamal Khweis, of Alexandria, was prepared to become a suicide bomber and attack America when he left his life in the D.C. suburbs in 2015. But then, he had second thoughts.

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  19. Supervisors to vote on meals tax referendum TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is expected to approve on Tuesday the steps necessary to get a meals tax referendum on the ballot for November's general election. The supervisors are seeking to add a 4-percent meals tax because it will give the county an extra estimated $99 million annually.

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  20. Alexandria hiker found after 6-hour search in western Maryland forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Authorities say a hiker who went missing in Potomac State Forest in western Maryland was found after a six-hour search. Media outlets report that Maryland Natural Resources Police spokeswoman Candy Thomson says 66-year-old Jana Estep of Alexandria, Virginia, was picking fiddlehead ferns with a friend Saturday evening in the Walnut Bottom area of the park, but they became separated.

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