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Family Members, Annapolis Residents Mark Fourth Anniversary Of Capital Gazette Shooting

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Four years have passed since Rebecca Smith, Wendi Winters, Rob Hiaasen, Gerald Fischman and John McNamara were killed during an attack on the Capital Gazette newspaper office in Annapolis. A wreath was laid Tuesday in the middle of the Guardians of the First Amendment Memorial in Annapolis, and flowers were placed at each pillar representing the five Capital Gazette employees killed June 28, 2018. “Every year does get a little easier,” said Maria Hiaasen, Rob’s widow. June 28 also happens to be Maria Hiaasen’s birthday. “Now, this is what this is about. This is the tradition,” she said. “And, there...
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How Wizards can sign free agents without salary cap space

With the 2022 NBA Draft in the books and the league's free agency period rapidly approaching, the Wizards are looking to improve their roster and get back into the Eastern Conference playoffs next season. Over the next few weeks, general manager Tommy Sheppard will be tasked with polishing off his...
MedCity News

Socially Determined is expanding its client base with a $26M boost

Providers and payers have a steadfast mission to care for patients and communities, but they are often carrying out that mission without access to data on the factors that influence healthcare costs and outcomes the most: social determinants of health. Traditionally, healthcare organizations have only had access to clinical and claims data about the patients they serve, but social factors like access to transportation, housing or healthy food usually have more of an impact on a person’s health than even their own genes.

Terry McLaurin Has Signed A 3-Year, $71 Million Extension In Washington

As NFL teams get set for the 2022 season, there are still some contractual negotiations to be done, as teams look to lock down stars for the long-term to avoid having to bid against other teams on the free agency market. In Washington, that meant Commanders star receiver Terry McLaurin...
NewsChannel 36

Abortion Rights Supporters Protest Outside Supreme Court Justices' Homes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Abortion rights supporters are moving their protests from the Supreme Court to the homes of Supreme Court Justices. “If we don’t get it shut it down,” yelled the group of protesters. In a quiet neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia, abortion rights supporters are making their voices...

Trippy Tacos to open first restaurant location in Silver Spring

DMV food truck Trippy Tacos is opening its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in Silver Spring next week. The restaurant, located at 12134 Georgia Ave., will offer tacos, quesadillas, nachos, mulitas, tortas and burritos. There will also be an expanded menu of breakfast items—such as breakfast tacos and burritos—as well as loaded nacho fries, pupusa pizza and more, according to a press release.
NBC Washington

Here's Why Serena Williams Wears Black Tape on Her Face for Competitions

Here’s why Serena Williams wears black tape on her face for competitions originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. Everyone’s wondering the same thing when it comes to Serena Williams’ choice of facial accessory at Wimbledon this year. The 23-time Grand Slam title winning tennis star has been...

Chancellor Drale Takes Part in Brookings Panel Discussing Leveraging Public Universities to Promote Economic Development

UA Little Rock Chancellor Drale has taken part in a panel discussion at Brookings in Washington, D.C. that brought together leaders in higher education and nonprofit policy experts to discuss the role that regional public universities play in promoting economic development for disadvantaged communities. In 2021, Brookings, an American research...

AP sources: Commanders, McLaurin agree on 3-year extension

Two people with knowledge of the move say the Washington Commanders have agreed to terms on a three-year contract extension with star wide receiver Terry McLaurin. The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal had not been announced. One person confirmed the new deal is worth up to $71 million with roughly $53 million guaranteed and a $28 million signing bonus.

Local lawmakers react to overturn of Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to rule on a case that resulted in the effective overturning of abortion protections from Roe v. Wade has elicited a range of responses from local lawmakers. On June 24, the court ruled 6-3 on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization abortion case,...

Tenant and worker groups voice opposition to power plant plans ahead of City Council review

The GenOn Power Plan redevelopment plans are headed to the City Council with the backing of staff and the Planning Commission but lingering concerns from local workers. Hilco Redevelopment Partners’ plan is to replace the power plant on the 18.8-acre site with six blocks of new, mixed-use buildings of varying densities and heights and coordinated open space. The city is also planning to expand the boundaries of the Old Town North Arts and Cultural District to include the site.