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July 23, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Boxer Dies Following Fight at MGM National Harbor

A Russian boxer died Tuesday from wounds sustained during a fight at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill Friday night. 28 year-old Maxim Dadashev, a junior welterweight, was facing Subriel Matias in a world title elimination fight to earn the right to challenge the current International Boxing Federation champion Josh Taylor. The fight, televised […]

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April 11, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Germantown Man, Accused of Plotting National Harbor Attack, Faces Indictment

A grand jury has indicted a Germantown man that the U.S. Attorney’s Office says was inspired by ISIS to plow through pedestrians at National Harbor using a stolen U-Haul van. The indictment charges Rondell Henry, 28, with interstate transportation of a stolen vehicle, court papers say. He faces 10 years in prison, and no other […]

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April 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Allegedly Inspired by ISIS, Germantown Man Wanted to Run Down Pedestrians, U.S. Attorney Says

The U.S. Attorney’s Office claims ISIS inspired a Germantown man to steal a U-Haul van with the intention of using it as a weapon against pedestrians within National Harbor. The government has asked that Rondell Henry, 28, be detained pending trial claiming he is a flight risk and a danger to the community, according to […]

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August 1, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

US Capitol Classics Comes to National Harbor in August (VIDEO)

Some of the top martial artists from around the world will put their skills to the test at the US Capitol Classics this August. Grandmaster Dennis Brown, founder of the Shaolin Wu-Shu Training Center in Silver Spring, started the tournament 34 years ago. It has become one of the largest and most recognized competitions under the North […]

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July 28, 2016 | Phyllis Armstrong

Young Martial Artists Build Character in Silver Spring (VIDEO)

Long before the Kung Fu Panda movies became hits, a martial arts grandmaster began teaching children the Chinese art of self-defense. Kicking and punching is just one of the skills the young dragons learn at Shaolin Wu-Shu Training Center in Silver Spring. My MC Media’s Phyllis Armstrong reports on the school that builds character. Some […]

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March 25, 2013 | Ulysses Campbell

If it’s Saturday, this must be Katsucon

The President’s Day holiday saw another big weekend for FANTASTIC FORUM.  Two conventions graced the DC/Maryland area as anime convention, Katsucon, was held at National Harbor’s Gaylord Resort and sci-fi con, Farpoint, took place at the Crowne Plaza in Hunt Valley.  And I was nutty enough to attend both. Katsucon is the official home of […]

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