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August 24, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Katie Ledecky Visits Nationals Park Wednesday

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Five-time Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky visited Nationals Park Wednesday night. The Nationals held their first Swim Night featuring the Bethesda native. Special event ticket holders had the opportunity to participate in a pregame meet and […]

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August 21, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Meet Olympian Katie Ledecky at Nationals’ Game Wednesday

Keeping Up with Katie: The latest news and information about the Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. The Washington Nationals will hold a special ‘Swim Night with Katie Ledecky’ Wednesday, Aug. 22. as the Nats take on the Philadelphia Phillies. Ledecky will join the team at Nationals Park. Special event ticket buyers may take […]

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April 5, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for April 5 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Thursday April 5 in Montgomery County: 1. Happy Birthday!: The City of Gaithersburg is celebrating 140 years.   There’s birthday celebrations happening in six locations throughout the City with activities, food, and birthday cake. 2. “Stay Alert, Stay Alive” Campaign: Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is expected to announce […]

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March 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 30 in Montgomery County: 1. Opening Day: The Nationals season opener against the Reds takes place at 4:10 p.m. at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park. Originally scheduled for March 29, the game was delayed for bad weather. Play ball! 2. Women’s History Month presentation: Learn about five […]

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October 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Jets Flying Overhead for Capital Area Events

Takoma Park Police say the National Capital Region will have several times in the next eight days when fighter jets will be flying overhead. According to a statement from Takoma Park police, the events have been coordinated in cooperation with the Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Capitol Police, U.S. Park Police, Department of […]

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September 15, 2015 | Daniel Mathewson

Michael Wilbon: “Journalism Means You are a Story Teller”

Daniel Mathewson interviews journalist Michael Wilbon:    

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April 6, 2015 | Aline Barros

Washington Nationals Opening Day (VIDEO)

Spring is here, and that means baseball season is too. As the Washington Nationals get ready for a promising season, Nats fans in Montgomery County shared their excitement before the home opener against the New York Mets. The fans were talking about the players to watch this season and the ultimate goal — to win […]

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September 29, 2014 | Krista Brick and Sonya Burke

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Baseball’s Beltway Boys Head to Postseason with Sellout Crowds (VIDEO)

If you were hoping to see the Nationals or Orioles play a postseason home game, you might be out of luck. According to both teams’ websites, there are no National League Division Home Series tickets available. The Nats have a home game Oct. 3 and Oct 4. with a scheduled fifth game is necessary on […]

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September 10, 2014 | Jeff Getek

Riderwood Residents Have “Natitude!”

When Mary Jane Phillips was a youngster, rooting for the Washington Senators baseball team was a family affair.  With her parents and sister, she would listen to every radio broadcast, pulling for her favorite player, third-baseman Eddie Yost. Nearly six decades later, Ms. Phillips’ dedication to major league baseball in Washington is on full display […]

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April 15, 2013 | Ted Leavengood

Too Late to Circle the Wagons Now

It wasn’t the newly arrived Upton brothers that crushed the spirits of 120,000 fans that flocked to Nationals Park this weekend. No, it was a team effort. The Atlanta Braves beat the Nationals in every aspect of the game. They outscored Washington 18-5 for the three game series. After Friday night it never really seemed […]

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