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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Canceled 6 Months in Advance

About seven months ago, the 2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C. was canceled due to COVID-19. On Tuesday the festival organization announced the cherry blossom parade is canceled for 2021, too. The cancellation comes almost six months ahead of the planned parade date, which was April 10, 2021. The festival is still […]

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July 22, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Washington NFL Team Hires Julie Donaldson as Senior Vice President of Media

NBC Sports Washington anchor Julie Donaldson was named Senior Vice President of Media and Content for Washington’s NFL team on Tuesday. Donaldson will replace Larry Michael, who abruptly retired from the organization last week amid sexual harassment allegations. Donaldson will oversee all of the team’s broadcasts, making her the franchise’s highest ranking female executive. She […]

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March 4, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Maryland Lawmakers Hope to Eliminate Jump to Daylight Saving Time

As families prepare to lose an hour of sleep and gain an hour of light, Maryland lawmakers hope to put a stop to Daylight Saving Time switches. Maryland legislators have proposed legislation to potentially eliminate the practice of Daylight Saving Time in the state of Maryland. Delegate Brian Crosby (D-29B) and Senator Justin Ready (R-5) […]

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October 30, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Metrorail Extends Hours for Nats Fans Attending Game 7 Watch Parties

Nationals fans attending the Game 7 watch party at Nationals Park or other locations can take Metro home thanks to support from Pepco. WMATA officials have announced that four stations will remain open Wednesday after the system’s regular 11:30 p.m. closing time to accommodate Nationals fans attending World Series Game 7 watch party events. Four […]

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July 22, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Changing Jobs? 4 Tips

If you’re changing jobs soon or you’re looking to do so, here are four things that you should be thinking about!

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May 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Maryland Park Service Named Finalist for the 2019 National Gold Medal Award

The Maryland Park Service is a finalist for the 2019 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. The Gold Medal Awards program, founded in 1965, honors communities in the country that demonstrated excellence in parks and recreation through long-range planning, resource management, volunteerism, environmental stewardship, program development, professional development, and agency […]

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October 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 27 to Honor Pittsburgh Victims

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from Saturday, Oct. 27 to sunset on Oct. 31 in solemn respect for the victims of violence perpetrated at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff […]

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October 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 7 in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 7 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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November 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Flag Will Be Lowered to Half Staff After President’s Order

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from now to sunset on Nov. 9 to pay respect to the victims of the Sutherland Springs, Texas shooting. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher […]

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October 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

President Trump Orders U.S. Flag to Half Staff on Oct. 8th in Honor of Fallen Firefighters

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on Oct. 8 in honor of the National Firefighters Memorial Service. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the United States […]

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