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It's only Feb. 21, but these cherry blossoms don't care

The cherry trees around the Tidal Basin aren't as far along as they were at this point last year, but we're seeing signals an early bloom is possible.

In D.C.’s Union Market neighborhood, it’s a wholesale transformation

WHERE WE LIVE | A historic warehouse district is flooded with new construction, retailers, restaurants and bars.

Massachusetts and Maryland lead the nation on a key measure of Advanced Placement access

More than 30 percent of public high school graduates last year in Maryland earned a passing score of 3 or higher on at least one Advanced Placement exam.

Goucher Poll: More than half of Marylanders know someone who’s been addicted to opioids

The poll also shows strong support for term limits and a $15 minimum wage, but a split on banning kids’ tackle football.

Alexandria manager proposes no-new-taxes budget plan

Despite almost flat budget, City Manager Mark Jinks proposes several new initiatives.

Prince George’s County Council rejects recommended pay increase

The increase would have offset the likely elimination of the council’s controversial car allowance.

Prince William school board chief calls for resignation of superintendent

The school board chief claims Steven L. Walts misled the board about an August car accident, which a district spokeswoman said Walts repoted immediately to school officials and police.

Record-breaking warmth of today persists through Wednesday

Temperatures tonight will hover in the mid-50s to near 60 with tomorrow’s high reaching the 80s, conditions more typical of May than February.

In Virginia, it’s 2004 all over again

Virginia Republicans are setting themselves up to reenact the budget stalemate that nearly broke them as a majority party. House Republicans have advanced a state version of the state budget that includes Medicaid expansion.  That’s rebranding in a very big way. The Republican-controlled Senate has not, sticking to the pre-November 2017 election script to nibble at […]

Obama portraits bring huge crowds, excitement to portrait gallery

Thousands of visitors lined up for hours this past week to check out the newly installed paintings of former president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle.

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