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Bye Bye, Bao Bao

The day so many of you have been dreading is here: Bao Bao’s last day in DC. The Giant Panda born in the Zoo in 2013 and heads back to China, but not before we give her the proper send-off. Bao Bao’s goodbye celebration was no small party, with the warm with and the overwhelming… Continue reading Bye Bye, Bao Bao

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Signs of love in DC

Whether you are celebrating Valentine's Day with your loved one or Galentine's Day with your girlfriends, February 14th is all about love. People all over the city are celebrating the holiday, all in their own way. You won't find many people who will refer to DC as the 'city of love.' "Washington can sometimes be… Continue reading Signs of love in DC

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Instagram account highlights beauty of DC 

 Although much of social media is flooded with selfies and sometimes loathsome behavior, one D.C.-based social media account in particular is not."We the People of DC" is an Instagram account started by people who wanted to showcase just how beautiful D.C. is. Now, the account has nearly 30,000 followers and hundreds of contributors. Here's how… Continue reading Instagram account highlights beauty of DC 

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Special needs cheerleading team competes in DC, inspires us all 

A group of 15 cheerleaders with special needs from Florida made their way to DC on Friday to compete in "The Battle at the Capitol." It's a competition for athletes with special needs from all over the country. The cheerleaders are fighting for the title, but it's not always about the win. The "Rockets with… Continue reading Special needs cheerleading team competes in DC, inspires us all 

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Former Gang Makes Clothes, Gives Back

A former DC gang - known as the source of much violence in the city - is now quite the opposite. The Check It group - is now a positive force in Anacostia, aiming to make a difference in the city they once caused trouble. For years, the gang "Check It" spent their nights terrorizing… Continue reading Former Gang Makes Clothes, Gives Back

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Waitress receives generous tip, lesson

A waitress at Bus Boys & Poets at their 14th and V Streets location received a nice surprise: A generous tip, way over the standard 20 percent, and it came from someone the waitress did not expect. Monday started out as a pretty ordinary day for Rosalynd Harris, a waitress at Bus Boys and Poets.… Continue reading Waitress receives generous tip, lesson

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Inauguration Day 2017

We started our Inauguration morning up by the Verizon center with protestors and supporters, slowly making our way through downtown ending up at the parade. My colleagues were in different areas, spread throughout the city. A few were in the 'battle zones,' where the protests turned violent. The spot I was assigned to - near the… Continue reading Inauguration Day 2017