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Prescott Paramedic Honored at Annual Stars of Life Awards Ceremony in Washington D.C.

Photo: Dylan Schoch, a Paramedic with Life Line Ambulance in Prescott, was recently named one of 33 Global Medical Response (GMR) Stars of Life. Dylan Schoch, a Paramedic with Life Line Ambulance in Prescott, was recently named one of 33 Global Medical Response (GMR) Stars of Life. All honorees from across the country were honored at the American Ambulance Association (AAA) Stars of Life Awards Ceremony, May 1-4 in.
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U.S. National Arboretum— Park Spotlight

You may have noticed signs for the Arboretum as you drove into D.C. for a day trip, but never stopped. It’s worth the diversion, especially if you have children who need a little time and space to run around and explore, and you like gardens. Quick Look at U.S....
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Franco's 2-run homer carries Nationals past Pirates 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Monday night in the opener of a three-game series."I just thought about seeing the ball and driving the ball to get a hit to try to tie the ballgame, and I got a better result," Franco said.Luis García had three hits for Washington, which has won five of its last seven games.Top prospect Oneil Cruz hit his first homer of the season for Pittsburgh, which has lost the first four games of its road trip by...

This Is the County in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

There have been 85,673,400 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States to date – and that number continues to grow. In the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria metropolitan area, which covers all the District of Columbia, and parts of Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia, a total of 1,251,005 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Adjusted for population, there […]

'Kick Clarence Thomas out of Foggy Bottom' | Thousands sign petition to remove US Supreme Court justice from teaching at George Washington University

WASHINGTON — A petition that has been circulating online calls for George Washington University to remove U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas from teaching. The uproar comes after the Friday ruling on abortion rights that overturned Roe v. Wade, ending nearly 50 years of federally guaranteed access to abortion.

How to select a roofing contractor?

Originally Posted On: It’s been a long time since you thought about your roof, but in the latest round of storms you’ve noticed a coffee stain in your ceiling and so you investigate your attic space. To your horror you’ve found lots of evidence of leaks and now you think you need a new roof but don’t know where to start. The first question you ask yourself is “can my roof be repaired or does my roof need replacement?”

Morning Notes

Best places to catch fireworks in Alexandria — “Time to start making plans for one of the best nights of the summer-the annual celebration of the founding of the City of Alexandria.” [Zebra]. It’s Tuesday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 79 and low of...

UGA Foundation elects new trustees, creates scholarships

The University of Georgia Foundation Board of Trustees elected new board members and created a scholarship fund recognizing a UGA staff member at the board’s annual meeting at UGA’s Delta Hall in Washington, D.C. Last fall, the UGA Foundation Board of Trustees created a Distinguished Service Award recognizing...
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All aTwitter: 28 June 2022

The goal of All aTwitter is to give readers a handy spot to check the Washington Commanders beat writers & bloggers, national sports journalists, and football fans in order to keep up on the latest news and opinions about Washington, the NFL, and sports in general, along with a smattering of other things.

Supreme Court backs coach in praying on field after games

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court said Monday that a high school football coach who knelt and prayed on the field after games was protected by the Constitution, a decision that opponents said would open the door to "much more coercive prayer" in public schools. The court ruled 6-3 for the...