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City State Archive: August 2011


  • WILD ART: NASCAR at Walter Reed

    Several NASCAR drivers visited Walter Reed Army Medical Center on Thursday. Published August 4 2011

  • O'Malley appoints 20 to Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Council

    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley appointed a committee Thursday that will be charged with making statewide infrastructure improvements to accommodate new electric vehicles. Published August 4 2011

  • Morning Roundup: Aug. 4

    Emails show backroom lottery deals, Wone lawsuit settled, OCF (mostly) clears Alexander, Candidates consider Ward 5 run (if necessary), GOP candidates holds early edge over likely Dems in Va. governor's race, Gray veto draws Cheh ire Published August 4 2011

  • WILD ART: Tuskeegee Airmen National Convention

    The first day of the 40th Annual Tuskegee Airmen National Convention, at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center on Wednesday. Published August 3 2011

  • WILD ART: Redskins Park

    A sparse crowd of fans braved the inclement weather, gathering along the sidelines to watch their team practice during training camp at Redskins Park on Wednesday. Published August 3 2011

  • No. Va. motorists to get relief — sort of

    Starting Aug. 22, Northern Virginia drivers will be able to see travel times on Interstate 66 between the Capital Beltway and Gainesville to see if they want to pursue alternate routes, Gov. Bob McDonnell's office announced Wednesday. Published August 3 2011

  • Morning Roundup: Aug. 3

    Gray vetoes council's bonds-tax compromise, Cuccinelli polling well among Virginia Republicans, D.C. transgender community fears it is being targeted, council members disclose campaign cash, Younger Chavous considers run for father's former seat, McDonnell does some traveling Published August 3 2011

  • WILD ART: Summer of Mercy

    Prayers and rallies Tuesday were a part of the nine-day pro-life protesting event, Summer of Mercy 2.0. Published August 2 2011

  • WILD ART: National Night Out 2011

    Metropolitan Police Department officers around the District reach out to the community on National Night Out in an effort to improve police-community relations. Published August 2 2011

  • McDonnell's overseas trip bears (grape) fruit

    Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's overseas sojourn to Asia in May has borne fruit in the way of a partnership between the Tianjin Tewoo Group and Barboursville Vineyards, his office announced Tuesday. Published August 2 2011

  • Morning Roundup: Aug. 2

    Democratic primary race turns ugly, Another Peaceoholics cofounder to run for city council, FOP: MPD brass violate residency rules, Trash inspectors aggressively ticketing, Immigrant advocacy group sues over Dream Act referendum, D.C. planning goes for naught Published August 2 2011

  • WILD ART: Ringside seat

    Inside Crawford's Training and Fitness at the Laurel Boys & Girls Club in Laurel Published August 1 2011

  • WILD ART: Now serving!

    Outside the William H.G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in Rock Creek Park in Northwest Published August 1 2011

  • One screen closed at Avalon after air conditioning fails

    The Avalon Theatre in Northwest announced Monday that one of its two screens is closed indefinitely because the air conditioning "failed beyond repair." Published August 1 2011

  • Morning Roundup, August 1

    Zero tolerance for marijuana-program applicants; Virginia Assembly stalled on redistricting; Trump bids for hotel in Old Post Office Pavilion; D.C. tops U.S. in drug, alcohol abuse; Delegate Norton involved in fender bender; Alexandria installs red-light cameras (again); Twitter account for Virginia State Police was bogus. Published August 1 2011