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DC store’s Go-Go music is turned back on after neighborhood protest

For nearly a quarter-of-a-century, a local store in Washington’s Shaw neighborhood has entertained the public with Go-Go played on external protests. A recent protest by neighbors silenced the music. But it didn’t last long after Go-Go fans united to get it turned back on.

The Washington Bullpen: A look at Felix Sater

WASHINGTON – In this episode of “The Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Kate Casey discusses another one of the key figures in the investigations surrounding President Donald Trump: Felix Sater, a former business associate with a bizarre and checkered background.

Amtrak to make $90 million in renovations to Baltimore station

BALTIMORE – Baltimore’s landmark Penn Station, a hub for Amtrak and Marc commuter rail service, is slated to undergo $90 million in renovations, Amtrak announced Thursday. “By investing in the modernization of Baltimore Penn Station, Amtrak seeks to transform central…

Nats rallying after Turner injury

WASHINGTON – Despite having only played six games, the Washington Nationals were already facing adversity on Tuesday when shortstop Trea Turner suffered a broken finger as Bryce Harper returned to the nation’s capital with the Phillies and helped crush his…

Washington Bullpen: A look at Michael Cohen

WASHINGTON – In this week’s “Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Kate Casey discusses one of the central figures in the scandals surrounding President Donald Trump: his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen. Even as the public and Congress awaits the release of…

Baltimore businesses brace for possible Preakness move

BALTIMORE – After nearly 150 years of calling Baltimore home, the Preakness Stakes could be leaving the city in 2021, a move that would take one of the area’s biggest party days of the year – and a lot of…

After Wow Air closes, critics see flaws in U.S. regulation

WASHINGTON – A purple Airbus jetliner with bright white lettering sat in silence in a dark corner of Newark Liberty International Airport. Another was parked at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The idle jetliners are remnants of Wow Air,…

Continuing the fight for pay equality on Equal Pay Day

On Equal Pay Day, legislators and advocates came together on Capitol Hill to advocate for the Paycheck Fairness Act that was passed last week in the House. The bill aims to close any existing wage loopholes.

In tribute to Henrietta Lacks, Maryland Democrats ask study on cancer trials access

WASHINGTON — Maryland Democrats have introduced legislation honoring Henrietta Lacks’ legacy by examining the access underrepresented groups have to government-funded cancer clinical trials. The Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act directs the Government Accountability Office to publish a report scrutinizing…

Springtime “blooming” underway in the nation’s capital

As Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees near their peak, visitors from around the region and the world are taking time to view of one of the area’s most popular spring attractions. The cherry blossom trees were a gift to the United States from Japan in 1912.