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  1. This Va. city among top places where where rich, poor live within blocks of each otherRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Consider the 94108 ZIP code, embedded in San Francisco. The area stretches from Chinatown to Union Square - or, for those unfamiliar with the area, from a part of the city that historically has been an enclave for thousands of immigrant Chinese, many of whom live in crushing poverty, to the part best known for its luxury shopping and high-end hotels.


  2. Fridaya s warm weather broke records in the D.C. areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | WTOP-FM Washington

    AUGUST 08: Tourist Todd Putegnat of Orlando, Florida, plays with his brother William in the fountain at the ground of the Washington Monument August 8, 2007 in Washington, DC. With temperatures expected to rise above 100 degrees in many areas, the National Weather Service is continuing to issue a heat advisories across states along the east coast.


  3. Prince Harry is coming to the D.C. area next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Prince Harry will join U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden in Virginia next week to promote next year's Invictus Games. Harry spearheaded the Invictus Games, an international sporting competition for injured armed service personnel.


  4. Prince Harry to visit D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Dec 8, 2014, file photo, Prince Harry takes a photograph out of the window of a helicopter as he travels over the Muluti Mountains on his way to visit a herd boy night school constructed by his Sentebale charity, in Mokhotlong, Lesotho. Prince Harry has been on a private visit to Kruger National Park, South Africa's flagship wildlife park, where poachers have killed rhinos in record numbers and clashed with rangers, the service said in a statement emailed Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, to The Associated Press.


  5. Fans delight: 'Star Wars' Disney theme parks plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    "Star Wars" is getting its own themed lands at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland in Anaheim, California, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced at the D23 Fan Expo on Saturday. Iger also said that the Star Wars land will be "every bit as thrilling as the films" and will include attractions and entertainment in an area populated by aliens and droids.


  6. D.C. named one of America's sweatiest citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It seems things might be a little too fast-paced in the nation's capital, at least if sweat stains are any indication. Washington, D.C., has earned the dubious honor as the sixth-sweatiest place in the country, according to a recent report .


  7. Riders stranded on 400-foot ferris wheelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this photo provided by Orange County Fire Rescue, a technical crew with The Orlando Eye Ferris wheel work to evacuated passengers after it stopped in Orlando, Fla., Friday, July 3, 2015. Orange County Fire Rescue spokeswoman Kathleen Kennedy told The Associated Press no one was hurt and all were taken off in an operation lasting about three hours with help from firefighters.


  8. US woman sets out on 6,000-mile Pacific crossing by rowboatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The best part of being on the ocean for weeks at a time, says Sonya Baumstein, is the stars. The worst? Being wet, all the time.


  9. Once vilified, BP now getting credit for gulf tourism boomRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    With the Memorial Day holiday here, fallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls and scared away visitors in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something no one imagined back then: An increase in tourism in the region. Five years after the BP disaster, the petroleum giant that was vilified during heated town hall meetings for killing a way of life is now being praised by some along the coast for spending more than $230 million to help lure visitors back to an area that some feared would die because of the spill.


  10. Trial beginning for defendants in college hazing caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 file photo, Robert Champion, a drum major in Florida A&M University's Marching 100 band, performs during halftime of a football game in Orlando, Fla. On Monday, April 20, 2015, the final three former band members charged with manslaughter and felony hazing in Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion's beating death following a football game will go on trial for the November 2011 attack.


  11. Group on mission to save lives with recycled hotel soapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It began about seven years ago as a tiny operation with a few friends and family in a single car garage in Orlando, Florida, where they used meat grinders, potato peelers and cookers to recycle used soap into fresh bars. The non-profit initiative, now called Clean the World, has since grown to include industrial recycling facilities in Las Vegas, Orlando and Hong Kong, cities where hotels are plentiful and used bars of soap can be gathered easily by the thousands. 1 comment

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