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  1. 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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  2. Up-and-coming culinary spots across Virginia worth traveling forRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | WTOP-FM Washington

    "Virginia is for lovers" has long been the state's tourism tagline. With its lush, rolling hills in the Shenandoah Valley and shimmering waters along its coastal regions, Virginia is definitely the place for romance.

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  3. Virginia Rep. Forbes loses primary, victim of redrawn mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WTOP-FM Washington

    File-This May 15, 2014, file photo shsows U.S. Rep. J Randy Forbes, R-Va. 4th, speaking during a meeting with Prince George County, Va.

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  4. GOP insiders pressure Trump to steer clear of controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Weary Republicans are looking for assurances that Donald Trump can maintain the discipline needed to stay on message as he prepares for a bruising general election run-up against Hillary Clinton. Trump's conciliatory, teleprompter-guided victory speech Tuesday appeared to stave off- at least for the time being - a near-GOP revolt over his racially divisive attacks against the American-born judge of Mexican heritage hearing the case against his now-defunct Trump University. 2 comments

  5. Md. exotic dancers sue for the right to earn minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | WTOP-FM Washington

    It's a minimum wage battle that many people might not be hearing much about. Since exotic dancers consider themselves employees as part of the adult entertainment industry, they have filed lawsuits to get at least minimum wage.

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  6. Ex-college students face hearing in slaying of girl, 13Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This undated file photo provided by the Blacksburg Police Department shows Virginia Tech student David Eisenhauer, who was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Nicole Lovell. Prosecutors may reveal more details Friday, May 20, 2016, during a hearing in the case against Natalie Keepers and Eisenhauer accused of plotting to kidnap and murder Lovell, who authorities say climbed out a window to rendezvous with them last January.

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  7. The Latest: US court heard appeal in Abu Ghraib torture suitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A lawyer for four former Iraqi detainees who say they were tortured at the notorious Abu Ghraib prison urged a federal appeals court to reinstate their lawsuit against a military contractor. At a hearing Thursday, the attorney told a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that his clients aren't questioning military judgment but are trying to hold civilian interrogators accountable.

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  8. The nationa s weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Hot and sunny conditions spread across the northern Plains on Friday, while the East and West Coasts saw rainy weather. Two low pressure systems on each coast created rainy conditions for the East Coast and the West Coast.

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  9. FAA: Smoke in jet cabin, cockpit leads to emergency landingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Federal safety investigators say a regional jet made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after smoke was reported in the cabin and the cockpit. Passengers evacuated on slides.

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  10. Cruz co-chair in Virginia travels to Syria, praises AssadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In a Nov. 10, 2007 file photo, Republican House of Representatives hopeful Dick Black speaks at a convention held by the Republican 1st District Congressional Committee in Milford, Va. The official Syrian news agency says Wednesday, April 27, 2016, that Virginia state Sen. Republican Dick Black is touring the war-torn country and meeting with officials from Syrian President Bashar Assad's government.

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  11. High court weighs reach of bribery laws in McDonnell caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Supreme Court could place new limits on the reach of federal bribery laws used to prosecute elected officials as it takes up the public corruption case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. In the court's final argument of the term on Wednesday, the justices will consider whether to overturn McDonnell's conviction for accepting more than $165,000 in gifts and loans from a wealthy businessman in exchange for promoting a dietary supplement.

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  12. McDonnell case at high court will test reach of bribery lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In its final argument of the term, the Supreme Court will weigh a former Virginia governor's contention that doing favors for a businessman who gave him gifts like a Rolex watch, golf outings and money for wedding catering did not amount to public corruption. The court's decision in former Gov. Bob McDonnell's appeal is expected to have wide implications for politicians and public officials by clarifying what distinguishes bribery from routine actions they often perform as a courtesy to constituents.

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  13. Today in History: April 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In 1861, Col. Robert E. Lee resigned his commission in the United States Army. In this 1865 photo, Lee poses on the back porch of the Lee house in Richmond, Va.

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  14. Arrest made in fatal Deanwood Metro stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    D.C. police have arrested a suspect in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenager Monday morning at the Deanwood Metro station. A police spokesman confirmed the arrested to WTOP, only saying the suspect is an 18-year old man from Northeast.

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  15. Peter Sagan wins Tour of FlandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    World champion Peter Sagan won the first big classic race of his career with a solo victory Sunday in the 100th edition of the Tour of Flanders. Sagan, who captured the world title last September in Richmond, Virginia, finished ahead of three-time winner Fabian Cancellara, who was competing in his final Tour of Flanders.

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  16. Ex-girlfriend says bus station gunman hated police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this November 2014 photo provided by the Virginia State Police, trooper Chad P. Dermyer poses for a photo as he receives his graduation diploma from Superintendent Col. W. Steven Flaherty.

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  17. Today in History: April 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Original Artwork: Engraving after painting by Kloeber On April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, "The world must be made safe for democracy." In 1865, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and most of his Cabinet fled the Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia, because of advancing Union forces.

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  18. Column: Gbinije got a second chance to make first impressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    "I really didn't think he was that good, to be honest with you, because he couldn't shoot," the Syracuse coach recalled the other day, "and he was not really a guard." On Sunday, three days after that assessment, Gbinije watched Boeheim cut down the net after a 68-62 win over Virginia that sent the Orange on their latest, and perhaps most improbable run ever to a Final Four.

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  19. Earl Hamner Jr., creator of a oeWaltonsa TV show, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Wednesday, April 3, 2013 file photo, author Earl Hamner Jr. blows a kiss to relatives in the gallery as he is honored by the Virginia Senate at the state capitol in Richmond, Va. On Thursday, March 24, 2016, Hamner, who created "The Waltons" television show, died in Los Angeles at the age of 92, according to Ray Castro Jr., a friend who produced a documentary about the writer.

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  20. Virginia State Police say deaths rise to 3 from severe stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Debris is strewn on a lawn after a possible tornado moved through Waverly, Va. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.

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