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Actor Rutger Hauer, Of 'Blade Runner' Fame, Has Died At 75

The actor died at his home in the Netherlands.
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Washington Monument Set To Reopen In August

The Washington Monument will reopen in August, the National Park Service said. The popular D.C. attraction has been closed since August 2016 while a new security screening facility is constructed. The monument’s elevator also received an upgrade. Construction was delayed because of potentially-...
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Here's How Metro Stations South Of Reagan Airport Will Look After Renovations

New screens and station platforms are coming to the six Metro stations that have been closed as part of the summer’s platform improvement project. Slip-resistant tiles, stainless-steel platform shelters with USB charging outlets, LED lights and improved speakers will also be included as part of the...
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Your local beach could be full of poop.

Something In The Water: Beaches in MD and VA Tested Positive for Fecal Contamination

Contamination from people and animals have made beaches unsafe to swim in for several days.
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American beaches are found to contain high levels of fecal matter.

The Morning Drive: Electric Scooter Meets the Highway, Guess What American Beaches are Full of

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Barking Dogs Draw Attention To Man Stuck in Mud Near Potomac River

Two barking dogs are responsible for helping a man who was stuck in mud near the Brookmont Dam. The dogs drew the attention of a nearby cyclist, who called officials to help remove the man from the mud. Officials said the man wasn’t injured once he was extracted. Follow @947TheDrive on Twitter and...
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Home Prices Skyrocket in Arlington Because Of 'Amazon Effect,' Report Finds

After Amazon announced its plans for HQ2 in Arlington, Virginia, the median price of a home increased nearly 100 percent and single-family houses nearly doubled in price. The trend, which listing company Bright MLS calls the “Amazon effect,” saw home sales in the zip code 22202 increase more than...
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Metro Police Officer Calms Frantic Autistic Boy on Trip Home

The officer showed the boy Instagram filters and funny videos until he reached his stop.
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DMV Among Best-Educated Regions in U.S.

You might get smarter walking around the streets of the DMV. The D.C., Virginia and Maryland area was named the third-most well educated region in the country, according to a WalletHub report. The organization used 11 metrics to evaluate 150 of the largest metropolitan areas. The study used quality...
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Actor in Original Sci-Fi Classic 'The Fly' Dies at 92

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Hedison, who starred in the original sci-fi classic "The Fly" and appeared in two James Bond films, has died. He was 92. He died Thursday in Los Angeles with his daughters at his side, a representative for the family, Jennifer Allen...
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