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The magic word to battle with your cable company

The magic word to battle with your cable companyThe magic phrase you need to know when battling your cable company.
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  • 1 month ago
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Blind passenger cites WUSA9 video in taxi lawsuit

Blind passenger cites WUSA9 video in taxi lawsuitWUSA9 taxi investigation prompts discrimination lawsuit in DC Superior Court
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Manassas

WUSA9 refuses $6K deal to not expose company Deckorators

WUSA9 refuses $6K deal to not expose company DeckoratorsA $6,000 offer requiring WUSA9 to not expose a Manassas deck building company ended with the story airing and a refund.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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Change of address nightmare unresolved for two months

Change of address nightmare unresolved for two monthsPostal Service denies interview requests on two month-long change of address blunder.
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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DC area 911 systems often can't see locations

DC area 911 systems often can't see locationsWashington 911 officials report only 10 percent of cellular calls send location data in emergencies.
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  • 2 months ago
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More bogus parking tickets issued by District

More bogus parking tickets issued by DistrictThe citations for invalid inspection stickers were placed on windshield right next to valid stickers.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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District policy sanctioned tickets for legal parking

District policy sanctioned tickets for legal parkingThe District is issuing refunds in response to a WUSA9 Call For Action investigation that found policies directing parking enforcement officers to ticket motorists who were actually parked legally, in spots under DC bridges.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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Metro tunnel sparking witnesses/photos sought

Metro tunnel sparking witnesses/photos soughtDid you witness a third rail sparking identified by WUSA9 as significant enough to be responsible for delays.
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  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
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Councilmember caught again and again in no parking zones

Councilmember caught again and again in no parking zonesUndercover WUSA9 cameras record Councilmember Jack Evans repeatedly parking in no parking zones.
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Air rage over DC skies

Air rage over DC skiesAir rage over DC skies
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Gadget detects very high suspicion of cell phone spying

Gadget detects very high suspicion of cell phone spyingA $3,500 device detects unauthorized external access to phones.
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  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Russ Ptacek

Mouse plagued Harris Teeter closes again, 'voluntarily'

Mouse plagued Harris Teeter closes again, 'voluntarily'Out of date milk and deli meat, flies, and mice were cited in a suspension report of the NoMa Harris Teeter.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Second plane crash linked to owner of downed jet

Second plane crash linked to owner of downed jetA doctor killed in Monday's crash owned that plane and a plane that crashed approaching the same airport in 2010.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Voter registration sites posed potential security risks

Voter registration sites posed potential security risksOnline security flaws create potential risk of identity theft, or voter tampering.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Uptown Tap house, Something Sweet

Restaurant Alert: Uptown Tap house, Something SweetRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations
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  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant health closures hidden by Virginia loophole

Restaurant health closures hidden by Virginia loopholeJust because Virginia public records show a restaurant has a clean record doesn't mean it's true.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 6 months ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Rocklands BBQ/Taylor Gourmet/Brown Bag

Restaurant Alert: Rocklands BBQ/Taylor Gourmet/Brown BagRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

District officials catch DC cabbies refusing passengers

District officials catch DC cabbies refusing passengersTwo years after a WUSA9 investigation began documenting DC cabs refusing service, DC officials find similar problems.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Cafe Phillips, Wash. Pizza, Kenny's

Restaurant Alert: Cafe Phillips, Wash. Pizza, Kenny'sRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

DC.gov blocked blind users until WUSA9 investigation

DC.gov blocked blind users until WUSA9 investigationDC.gov overhauls 177 sites after WUSA9 investigation shows discrimination & Braille forms inaccessible to blind.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

WUSA9 Investigation: High school football helmets

WUSA9 Investigation: High school football helmetsA WUSA9 investigation has led many DC area schools to retire football helmets that rated low for safety.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Manny & Olga's, Pasta Italiana

Restaurant Alert: Manny & Olga's, Pasta ItalianaRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 7 months ago
Russ Ptacek

DC's three riskiest failed natural gas sites reported

DC's three riskiest failed natural gas sites reportedA gas pipeline replacement plan shows DC's three highest risk failed underground natural gas projects.
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  • 7 months ago
Russ Ptacek

Secret lists hide natural gas high risk service areas

Secret lists hide natural gas high risk service areasA WUSA9/USA Today investigation has identified secret lists that identify high risk natural gas service areas.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 7 months ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Bistro B, Cafe Phillips, MN Seafood

Restaurant Alert: Bistro B, Cafe Phillips, MN SeafoodRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Repeat violators re-ordered closed

Restaurant Alert: Repeat violators re-ordered closedDC Health inspectors temporarily shuttered four repeat violator restaurants with serious health code violations.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: U St soul food spot suspended

Restaurant Alert: U St soul food spot suspendedRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert app to discover health violations.
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  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Breads Unlimited, Villa Bella, Yum's

Restaurant Alert: Breads Unlimited, Villa Bella, Yum'sRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Prince George's County IDs wrong place

Restaurant Alert: Prince George's County IDs wrong placePrince George's County Health Officials apologize for its mistake.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Va. high schools junk football helmet inventories

Va. high schools junk football helmet inventoriesHigh Schools in Arlington are replacing their football helmets with new ones rated better at reducing concussion risk.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Citizen foodie enforcers close DC restaurants

Citizen foodie enforcers close DC restaurantsGrowing number of citizen complaints leading to restaurant closures.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 7 months, 4 weeks ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Little Caesar's, Hogs on the Hill

Restaurant Alert: Little Caesar's, Hogs on the HillRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 8 months ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Papa John's, Pizza No. 17, Pizza & Wings

Restaurant Alert: Papa John's, Pizza No. 17, Pizza & WingsRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 8 months ago
Russ Ptacek

List of DC restaurants closed most for health violations

List of DC restaurants closed most for health violationsHealth department releases list of food establishments closed twice or more in response to WUSA9 investigation.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 8 months ago
Russ Ptacek

DC Health closes restaurants after WUSA9 investigation

DC Health closes restaurants after WUSA9 investigationDC Health inspectors are making surprise visits to restaurants with health closure histories, suspending them again.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 8 months ago
Russ Ptacek

Restaurant Alert: Firehook, Dish & Cafe Recess

Restaurant Alert: Firehook, Dish & Cafe RecessRestaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert database to discover health violations.
  • Russ Ptacek
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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