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Juan Soto reportedly turned down record contract from Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals are doing everything they can to lock Juan Soto up to a long term extension. That may even include a record setting deal. The Nationals were known to have made Soto an offer prior to the lockout – a 13 year deal worth $350 million. He turned that extension down, saying that he wanted to make certain that the Nationals were looking to build a contending ballclub before agreeing to a deal.
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Police Search for Suspect After Teen Shot in Fairfax County

A teenager was shot Sunday in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County, authorities said. First responders were called at around 6:39 p.m. to an outdoor area of the Stony Brook Apartments complex located just off of Richmond Highway on Buckman Road, after a group of teens had gathered in an area next to the basketball court.

Popular Fireworks Stand Worker, Bicyclist Killed By Pickup Driver In DC July 4th Weekend

Police have identified the bicyclist and fireworks stand worker struck and killed by a pickup truck driver suffering a medical episode July 4th weekend in Washington DC. The Chevrolet Silverado driver had lost consciousness when he struck the westbound bicyclist — identified as 70 year-old Michael Hawkins Randall — on Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue around 5:40 p.m. Saturday, July 2, Metro police said.

Out-of-control truck crashes into Washington, DC fireworks stand, killing 2

Two people were killed when an out-of-control pickup truck plowed into a fireworks stand in Washington, DC on Saturday afternoon, cops said. The disaster happened on Minnesota Avenue in the Upper Central Northeast neighborhood after 5:30 p.m., police said at a news conference. The pickup truck was heading north and ran a red light before crashing into a man on a bike and careening into the roadside fireworks stand and its attendant, according to cops. Both the cyclist and attendant were killed. “At this point, preliminarily, we believe the driver was suffering from some kind of medical emergency, but we’re still investigating,” said Metropolitan Police Department Assistant Chief Wilfredo Manlapaz. The driver and a passenger were being evaluated at a local hospital, officials said.

Police identify cyclist, fireworks stand worker struck and killed in NE DC Saturday

WASHINGTON (7News) — Police have identified the two victims killed in a crash in northeast Washington D.C. Saturday evening. Metropolitan Police officials said the driver of a Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck was traveling northbound on Minnesota Avenue NE approaching the intersection of Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue NE around 5:40 p.m. when he suffered a medical emergency that made him lose consciousness.
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Court rulings loom over July Fourth celebrations in Washington region

WASHINGTON - Washington, D.C., celebrated Independence Day on Monday with some hallmarks of the nation's capital: parades, festivals and protests. This year, the Fourth of July signifies for many a return to normalcy as virtual events have given way to in-person experiences. It also falls in the shadow of monumental Supreme Court rulings on abortion, guns and the environment that have Americans concerned about the country's future - as well as yet another mass shooting, this one in a suburb north of Chicago.

Food Insecurity: These DC food organizations accept SNAP and WIC payments

Food insecurity is a pressing issue in D.C. but there are resources for places that accept EBT, WIC and other food assistance programs as payment. This mobile market serves some of D.C.’s most underserved communities. The mobile market hosts pop-ups and serves fresh produce to residents while also accepting EBT and WIC payments. The program runs from June until November and makes appearances Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at specific locations for each day. If you wish to learn more about Arcadia’s Mobile Market, check out their website.