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WANTED: Stink Bugs

WANTED: Stink BugsScientists at the University of Maryland are asking people not to kill stink bugs, but to collect and donate them to research.
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Recipe: Wildfire's Cinnamon toast crunch french toast

Recipe: Wildfire's Cinnamon toast crunch french toastMake your French toast more festive with a crunchy addition – cinnamon toast crunch cereal!
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WUSA9 News at 12 a.m. on March 27

WUSA9 News at 12 a.m. on March 27On Friday, tune in from 12-12:30 a.m. Newscast will air immediately following Sweet 16 coverage.
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  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Entertainment

Epic rap battle: Groot vs. Hodor

Epic rap battle: Groot vs. HodorGame of Thrones' Hodor and Guardians of the Galaxy's Groot, both are beloved characters who never speak more than two or three syllables
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Moms design science-inspired clothing for girls

Moms design science-inspired clothing for girlsWhen they noticed that most science-themed clothes were made for boys, some Washington state moms decided to take action.
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DC News

Debra Alfarone's TEDx Talk reminds us to choose our words wisely

Debra Alfarone's TEDx Talk reminds us to choose our words wiselyWUSA9's Debra Alfarone turned heads and inspired many over the weekend with her TEDxBushwick Talk.
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National Zoo reveals names of Andean bear cubs

National Zoo reveals names of Andean bear cubsThe National Zoo has officially named two 19-week-old Andean bear cubs.
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Nation

Broken traffic signal flips off pedestrians

Broken traffic signal flips off pedestriansA traffic signal in Fort Collins, Colorado gave pedestrians an obscene hand gesture instead of an order to stop.
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Life

National Zoo Andean bears' names to be revealed

National Zoo Andean bears' names to be revealedThe Smithsonian's National Zoo is getting ready to reveal the names of its two male Andean bear cubs.
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Let them have cake: Starbucks offers birthday Fraps

Let them have cake: Starbucks offers birthday FrapsStarbucks is offering a limited-time Birthday Cake Frappuccino from March 26-30 for customers.
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Baby hippo splashes around with mom

Baby hippo splashes around with momThis week the San Diego Zoo welcomed a new addition with the birth of an adorable baby hippopotamus.
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WUSA9 News at 12 a.m. on March 26 & 27

WUSA9 News at 12 a.m. on March 26 & 27On Thursday and Friday, tune in from 12-12:30 a.m. Newscast will air immediately following Sweet 16 coverage.
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USO-Metro celebrates military valor in star-studded night

USO-Metro celebrates military valor in star-studded nightNearly 30 Medal of Honor recipients get recognized for their valor. Stevie Nicks and Peyton Manning were also honored.
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Entertainment

BBC decides not to renew Jeremy Clarkson's contract

BBC decides not to renew Jeremy Clarkson's contractThe BBC says it has decided not to renew the contract of "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson after a fracas with his producer.
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Elephants help stuck 18-wheeler in Natchitoches Parish

Elephants help stuck 18-wheeler in Natchitoches ParishWhen an 18-wheeler got stuck in the mud in Louisiana, some elephants who were riding in the back helped keep it up right.
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Crowd-funding campaign launched for 'Super Troopers' sequel

Crowd-funding campaign launched for 'Super Troopers' sequelThe comedy troupe behind the cult hit "Super Troopers" has launched a crowd-funding campaign to help bankroll a sequel.
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Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse

Cardboard 'Most Interesting Man' fails as carpool-lane ruse"I don't always violate the HOV lane law ... but when I do, I get a $124 ticket."
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Pets

Puppy swallows bait -- hook, line and sinker

Puppy swallows bait -- hook, line and sinkerA puppy is recovering in Kentucky after gobbling the bait from her owner's fishing pole and swallowing it.
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George Mason students extinguish fire with sound waves

George Mason students extinguish fire with sound wavesTwo George Mason University students have designed a device that uses sound waves to put out fires.
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School requires 'pre-approval' of prom dresses

School requires 'pre-approval' of prom dressesA Pennsylvania High School is asking for photos of student dresses 'before' the big dance.
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Former orca trainer criticizes SeaWorld in new book

Former orca trainer criticizes SeaWorld in new bookA former SeaWorld orca trainer released a book that delivers criticism of the company's work with killer whales.
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Driver spotted with leashed cat on car hood

Driver spotted with leashed cat on car hoodPolice in Ohio are looking for a couple who was seen driving with a cat on the hood of their car.
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Entertainment

New NCIS, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS & PERSON OF INTEREST on 3/24

New NCIS, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS & PERSON OF INTEREST on 3/24Tune in Tuesday from 8-11 p.m. All new episodes!
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Harry Potter version of 'Uptown Funk': Dark Lord Funk

Harry Potter version of 'Uptown Funk': Dark Lord FunkLord Voldemort gets a funky makeover in a hilarious "Uptown Funk" parody.
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Entertainment

Tennessee Williams' niece discovers details of his life

Tennessee Williams' niece discovers details of his lifeHis family which relocated from Mississippi to St. Louis in 1918, simply called him Tom.
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Margo Harshman guest stars on NCIS

Margo Harshman guest stars on NCISTune in March 24 from 8-9 p.m.
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McFly Report: It's National Waffle Day

McFly Report: It's National Waffle DayMarch 24th and August 24th are both National Waffle Day but there's a difference.
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Angelina Jolie had her ovaries removed

Angelina Jolie had her ovaries removedWhen Jolie chose to undergo a pre-emptive double mastectomy in 2013, she noted it was because a "blood test had revealed that I carried a mutation in the BRCA1 gene"
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Life

20 signs your boss might be a psychopath

20 signs your boss might be a psychopathYour boss might be a psychopath...
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Supertide turns French town into island briefly

Supertide turns French town into island brieflyA supertide turned a French medieval town into an island and then quickly retreated over the weekend.
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Denver police officers pay for hotel for family in need

Denver police officers pay for hotel for family in need2 Denver Police officers are being recognized for helping a family in need get a place to stay.
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Entertainment

What's on WUSA9 prime? Monday, 3/23

What's on WUSA9 prime? Monday, 3/23All new episodes from 8-11 p.m.
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What's on DR. PHIL this week?

What's on DR. PHIL this week?Tune in weekdays from 4-5 p.m.
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Sports

Mo'ne Davis: Reinstate baseball player after offensive tweet

Mo'ne Davis: Reinstate baseball player after offensive tweetMo'ne Davis believes in second chances.
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Food

Burger King Chicken Fries permanent

Burger King Chicken Fries permanentBurger King's Chicken Fries won't be are all done flying the coop.
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Family to receive long-lost Purple Heart from a dog

Family to receive long-lost Purple Heart from a dogA dog digging in a Denver yard uncovered a Purple Heart.
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Avoid vacation rental nightmares with these simple tips

Avoid vacation rental nightmares with these simple tipsIf you're planning to skip the hotel for a vacation rental this year, don't book without first checking out these tips for USA TODAY travel expert Christopher Elliott.
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Entertainment

McFly Report: Tot Rock Music Festival

McFly Report: Tot Rock Music FestivalThe event will be held at Jammin Java and proceeds will go to children experiencing medical issues
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Niece uncovers new details of famous uncle's life

Niece uncovers new details of famous uncle's lifeTennessee Williams was one of the greatest playwrights in American history, but to his niece Francesca, he was always just Uncle Tom. Now she and the rest of the world are discovering more about him from memorabilia found in her family home.
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McFly Report: National Waffle Day

McFly Report: National Waffle DayTommy McFly talks about the celebration of this day
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Lady Gaga wax figure to be unveiled in DC

Lady Gaga wax figure to be unveiled in DCWhat will the wax figure be wearing? Stay tuned
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Middleburg hosts Shakespeare in the Burg

Middleburg hosts Shakespeare in the BurgThe second annual Shakespeare in the Burg festival kicks off this Friday. Here now with details is event organizer, Genie Ford.
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