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Agriculture Calendar — July 22
Mon, 22 Jul 2019 01:00:00 -0400
The Frederick County Farm Bureau picnic will be held on Wednesday at Mount Tabor Park in Rocky Ridge. Each family is asked to bring a covered dish for the potluck. Dinner is at 7 p.m. Fried chicken, drinks and paper…


Why is a French nobleman who tried to blow up Napoleon buried in Georgetown?
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In 1800, he introduced the improvised explosive device to the world. In 1805, he fled to the United States.

Virginia Democrats vow to boycott Trump if he comes to Jamestown, but their own governor sent the in
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Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam joined top Republicans in asking the president and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to attend the celebration.

Why second phase of Metro’s Silver Line has been more problem-plagued than the first
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Project officials are at a loss to explain why Phase 2 is so far behind schedule.

Amid teacher shortages, Virginia takes steps to lure students into the profession
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Undergraduate teacher education programs are approved at more than a dozen colleges.


‘Just be smart’: D.C. fire, medics urge people to stay cool, hydrate during heat wave
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Emergency responders brace themselves as the scorching weekend continues.

Man dead after Saturday morning shooting in Northwest D.C.
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Eric Byrd, 34, of Southeast D.C., was found dead in the 1100 block of U Street NW.

Friends remember Morgan State student Manuel Luis Jr. as the ‘light’ in any situation
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He was shot and killed during a failed robbery attempt, law enforcement officials say.


PM Update: After the year’s hottest day Saturday, D.C. area to approach 100 degrees again Sund
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It felt like 105 to 115 with the humidity today — and will again tomorrow.

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