Damaging wind threat in DC region with storms late Monday

The D.C. region is under another risk of strong to severe thunderstorms late Monday, with the potential for damaging wind gusts and localized flash flooding. The northern and western edges of the region are under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. Areas closer to D.C. will probably see a watch posted around the evening rush hour, said Storm Team4 meteorologist Matt Ritter.
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Mall owner Washington Prime Group files for bankruptcy

Mall owner Washington Prime Group has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, saying the "COVID-19 pandemic proved insurmountable." Our thought bubble, via Axios' Aja Whitaker-Moore: Malls have been on the decline for years due to consumer demand shifting online. The pandemic has accelerated the trend for some operators grappling with disappearing foot traffic from shutdowns, and struggling tenants who've stopped paying rent or filed for bankruptcy themselves.
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DC's Titans: Superboy Actor Reveals Workout Photos For Getting Jacked And Shredded

The third season of Titans is headed to HBO Max in August and ahead of the popular series' much-anticipated new season, star Joshua Orpin has revealed workout photos showing how he's gotten jacked and shredded for his role as Conner Kent/Superboy. On Instagram, Orpin shared a series of photos that the hard work and his physical transformation while a caption not only jokes a bit about the lengths he went to to make the transformation happen, while also being honest about how he really did it and make no mistake, it's all hard work.
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D.C. man charged with murder, DUI in fatal crash near Logan Circle

A motorist who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian while driving drunk near Logan Circle in Northwest Washington was ordered Monday to remain in jail after authorities said he behaved erratically at the crash scene and declined to take a field sobriety test. Police said Gerald Lewis, 29, of Minnesota...

DC bar fires bouncer caught on video dragging woman by hair

The bouncer who was caught on video dragging a woman down the stairs of a popular U Street sports bar in D.C. has been fired. In a statement posted on Facebook on Monday afternoon, Nellie’s said that it had terminated “the independent security vendor hired to protect our guests during Pride Week” and that the sports bar will be closed for a week.
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Md. Coal-Fired Power Plant Will Retire Five Years Early — Before Worker Retraining Kicks In

The operator of the second largest coal-fired power plant in Maryland announced that the plant will retire next year, which is five years earlier than previously announced. GenOn Holdings plans to shut down two of its 50-year-old coal units at Morgantown Generating Station in Charles County by June 2022. The two coal units together have a capacity of 1,229 megawatts of power. Maryland consumes about 60 million megawatts each year.
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NASA Rocket Launch Tuesday Morning Will Be Visible From Maryland

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — If you missed the recent ring of fire solar clips, here’s your chance to see something else fascinating in the sky. Tuesday morning at 7 a.m., a rocket is set to launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, which is near Chincoteague Island. The rocket’s firing...
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Security guards fired after woman dragged down DC bar stairs

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The owners of a Washington, D.C., bar say they are investigating a weekend incident in which security guards were seen dragging a Black woman down a staircase and throwing her out of the bar. Nellie's Sports Bar's owners also said on Facebook that they have "terminated, with...
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Arlington Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch Tonight

Arlington and the D.C. area is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 2 a.m. Strong storms are expected across the region tonight, potentially packing winds gusts that can down trees and power lines. More from the National Weather Service:. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE AREA...

Midwest Honor Flight taking 79 veterans to D.C. in September

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - Nearly 80 area military veterans are gearing up for a special trip. The Midwest Honor Flight is heading back to Washington D.C. in September bringing veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War along for the ride. This is...