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No. 14 Maryland beats Michigan 66-56 for 5th straight win

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- Melo Trimble scored 19 points, and No. 14 Maryland beat Michigan 66-56 Saturday to complete an undefeated season at home

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Van slams into Adelphi house, causing damage and injury

MARYLAND By ABC 7 News February 28, 2015 - 07:50 pm Scene of van into a house in Adelphi on Saturday evening. (Photo: PGFD) Decrease Increase Text size ADELPHI, Md.

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Capitals pick up defenseman Tim Gleason in trade with Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenseman Jack Hillen and a draft

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Rand Paul wins CPAC straw poll, Scott Walker close second

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll. Continue reading More on this story Pollsters

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Broken pipe coats road with ice in downtown Frederick

MARYLAND By The Associated Press February 28, 2015 - 05:27 pm Decrease Increase Text size FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - City officials say a broken water pipe has caused

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Wintry mix coming to D.C. area for 3rd weekend in a row

Icy roads expected, especially Sunday afternoon. This Afternoon: Partly Sunny Highs: Low 30s Wind: N 5 Tonight: Increasing Clouds Lows: Upper Teens- Low 20s Wind: SE 0-5 Sunday: Snow/Sleet/Freezing Rain at times Highs: Low to mid

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6 women accuse hot yoga founder of sex assaults, groping

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A yoga guru who founded a rigorous routine of exercises practiced in steamy rooms around the world is facing lawsuits by

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New schools superintendent named for D.C.

EDUCATION By The Associated Press February 28, 2015 - 01:38 pm Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser has appointed Hansuel Kang

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"I'll f***ing kill you," Vanderbilt AD says Stallings outburst handled internally

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vanderbilt athletic director David Williams said Kevin Stallings' outburst after the Commodores' win at Tennessee was "unfortunate" and he will handle

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D.C. revenues increase, shrinking Bowser's budget gap

D.C. By The Associated Press February 28, 2015 - 12:36 pm Mayor Muriel Bowser. (AP photo) Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia government revenues have

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Energy giant Dominion exerts strong influence on Va. lawmakers

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's 2015 legislative session was a good one for energy giant Dominion Resources Inc., the state's most politically influential company. Continue reading Legislation

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Virginia lawmakers tighten ethics rules after McDonnell corruption conviction

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's 2015 legislative session is in the books. Continue reading More on this story Lawmakers adjourned Friday night after passing legislation at the last

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Dude, where's my car? Stolen No.44 NASCAR racer recovered in Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Police have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway. Team XTREME said the car

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More patients come forward accusing Manassas doctor of sex assaults

CRIME By The Associated Press February 28, 2015 - 01:19 pm Tony Nguyen's mugshot. (Photo: Prince William County Police) Decrease Increase Text size MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - A doctor

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Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the making

WASHINGTON (AP) - For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt

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Car runs into bus stop, 3 injured, 1 pinned under car in Md.

MARYLAND By NewsChannel 8 February 28, 2015 - 10:24 am Montgomery Co. Fire and Rescue officers at the scene of an accident involving a car that struck two

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Prince George?s County Police hunt down possible serial rapist in Bladensburg

BLADENSBURG, Md. (WJLA) – Prince George’s County Police detectives fanned out across a Bladensburg neighborhood Friday night, in hopes of tracking down a possible serial

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Va. mother who lost teen daughter in car crash promotes driving safety through foundation

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) – One of our missions here at ABC7 is to help teen drivers stay safe on the roads with our Drive to

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D.C. apartment building makes heating improvements after 7 On Your Side steps in

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – On Friday, 7 On Your Side received an update about a D.C. apartment complex where some residents say they were living without

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Putin critic, Russian opposition leader shot dead near Kremlin

MOSCOW (AP) - Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just

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Germantown condo residents still waiting for snow plows

GERMANTOWN, Md. (WJLA) – More than 24 hours after the last snowfall, some residents of a Germantown condominium complex are still waiting for the plows

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Republicans threaten cuts in D.C. appropriations now that pot is legalized

WASHINGTON (AP) - The new mayor of the nation's capital gave her constituents what they wanted - the ability to legally grow and share marijuana

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Guide to legal marijuana in D.C.: What you need to know

WASHINGTON (AP) - Pot is legal in the District of Columbia. Here's what sets the city apart from states that have legalized: Continue reading More on this

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Md. man offers undercover cop $1K to have ex-lover put ?6 feet under?

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) – He plotted to kill the mother of his child, offering $1,000 for the hit. Problem is, he made the request to

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Young family escapes Alexandria condo blaze

VIRGINIA February 27, 2015 - 09:16 pm Decrease Increase Text size ALEXANDRIA, Va. (WJLA) -- An Alexandria condominium burned Friday night, but the young family inside managed

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Relisha Rudd still missing 1 year after disappearance near D.C. shelter

WASHINGTON (WJLA) -- This weekend marks the one-year anniversary since now 9-year-old Relisha Rudd disappeared near a District homeless shelter. Continue reading More on this story   Relisha, who

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Unprecedented D.C. trash collection taking place after winter weather

D.C. February 27, 2015 - 05:49 pmUpdated: February 27, 2015 - 06:29 pm Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (AP/WJLA) - The District of Columbia called in extra personnel

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Boy shot in Southeast D.C. next to elementary school

CRIME By Richard Reeve February 27, 2015 - 05:54 pm Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (WJLA) – D.C. police are searching for the man who shot a boy next

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Republican presidential hopefuls gather at CPAC, attack Obama's foreign policy

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - The Republican Party's leading presidential contenders on Friday promised conservative activists they would pursue aggressive military action to prevent the

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D.C. taxi drivers could train as ?ambassadors?

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – D.C. taxi drivers may soon get some extra training. Continue reading A D.C. Taxicab Commission car. (WJLA photo) "First person you see when you leave

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Subsidizing a slum: Rats, hot water shortages in D.C. apartments

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – "You can see where mice have eaten a hole," said Glenda Richmond, as she crouched by her front door. "Mice run apartment

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Fire at former Sandy Spring group home injures 2

MARYLAND By ABC 7 News, Jeannette Reyes February 27, 2015 - 01:50 pm Decrease Increase Text size SANDY SPRING, Md. (WJLA) - A two-alarm fire Friday at a

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Settlement with regulators allows Uber to operate in Md.

BUSINESS By The Associated Press February 27, 2015 - 03:57 pm A person orders an Uber using their phone application. (Photo: AP) Decrease Increase Text size BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland

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Congress aims for short-term Homeland Security bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressional Republicans aimed Friday to approve a short-term spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security that would avert a partial agency

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Dershowitz 'appalled' by talk of boycotting Netanyahu's speech to Congress

POLITICS February 27, 2015 - 03:24 pm Alan Dershowitz (AP photo) Decrease Increase Text size WASHINGTON (WJLA/AP) -- Some House Democrats have indicated they will skip Prime Minister

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State Dept. official charged in soliciting minor released on bond

FAIRFAX, Va.(WJLA) -- U.S. State Department employee Dan Rosen was arraigned in Fairfax County District Court Friday morning on a charge of soliciting a minor. Continue

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As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) - At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er"

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Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek' fame dies at age 83

ENTERTAINMENT February 27, 2015 - 12:31 pm Leonard Nimoy seen in 2006. (AP file photo) Decrease Increase Text size NEW YORK (WJLA) -- Leonard Simon Nimoy, the actor

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Man charged with setting fire in Wal-Mart store in Virginia

CRIME By The Associated Press February 27, 2015 - 10:38 am Firefighters on the scene. (Photo: Twitter/@TalentsMomMLG) Decrease Increase Text size CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Fairfax County fire investigators have

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7 fatally shot, gunman dead in southeastern Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say seven people were shot to death and one was wounded in attacks in a small southeastern Missouri town,

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Water main break repairs to close part of Rt. 28 in Rockville, Md.

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WJLA) – Water main break repairs near Rockville Pike are expected to cause some traffic headaches Friday morning. Continue reading The water main break occurred

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Madonna speaks to Jonathan Ross about THAT BRIT Awards fall

It's the fall that the world is itching to hear more about, especially from Madonna herself. And fans will only have to wait a little bit
Madonna speaks to Jonathan Ross about THAT BRIT Awards fall

Make-up free Kim Kardashian sticks out her tongue in playful selfie while Kourtney and Khloe get glam for KUWTK confessional

Make-up free Kim Kardashian sticks out her tongue in playful selfie while Kourtney and Khloe get glam for KUWTK confessional They're no strangers to be in
Make-up free Kim Kardashian sticks out her tongue in playful selfie while Kourtney and Khloe get glam for KUWTK confessional

Madonna thinking of comedy switch

Madonna has revealed she wants to try her hand as a comedian if her music career ever stalls. The singer also told Jonathan Ross she was
Madonna thinking of comedy switch

William lords it over samurai saga

The Duke of Cambridge was transformed into a samurai warlord when he visited the set of a long-running Japanese drama. Wearing a glittering helmet, regal red
William lords it over samurai saga

Vanessa Hudgens Stuns in See-Through Bikini While on New Zealand Vacation

Vanessa Hudgens has just finished up her vacation in New Zealand.And to cap off her time in the country, the "High School Musical" actress stripped
Vanessa Hudgens Stuns in See-Through Bikini While on New Zealand Vacation

Olivia Wilde Looks Terrifying In 'Non-Retouched' Twitpic

Following Cindy Crawford's un-retouched photo triumph, Olivia Wilde is leaking her own unphotoshopped image that is sure to scare small children."Ugh well looks like I'm
Olivia Wilde Looks Terrifying In 'Non-Retouched' Twitpic

Farrah Abraham shunned by co-stars in first trailer of Teen Mom OG

Farrah Abraham is back on the show that launched her stardom.But her fellow cast members Maci Bookout, 23, Amber Portwood, 23, and Catelynn Lowell, 22,
Farrah Abraham shunned by co-stars in first trailer of Teen Mom OG

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