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Emily Leayman

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Reader Submission: An 11-Year-Old’s Service Dog Christmas Wish

Bonita Van Pelt, or Bo as she prefers, is an 11-year-old powerhouse of energy and joy who lives with multiple developmental disabilities—Autism and FASD (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder). And she needs the community's help.

See The Risk Of Coronavirus Exposure Indoors In DC

As people prepare to celebrate over Christmas weekend and coronavirus cases and hospitalizations show no sign of slowing down in the U.S., officials are once again asking residents to stay within their own homes and many states have already imposed restrictions around the holidays.

Wizards Enter Season With New Energy And Playoff Expectations

From Washington City Paper: The Washington Wizards begin their 2020-21 season tonight against the Philadelphia 76ers with bright-eyed optimism.

What Are Odds Of Snow In NoVA, DC For Christmas: Weather Forecast

Severe weather is expected to hit the District of Columbia and northern Virginia later this week, with a stormy Thursday in the forecast, but what are the odds for snow on Christmas?

Plan For New Alexandria Hospital At Landmark Mall Site Announced

Alexandria officials and development partners announced plans Tuesday to advance a development that will include an Inova medical campus.

First Moderna Vaccine Doses Arriving In Virginia This Week

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is starting to be delivered this week in Virginia, a week after the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine rolled out to be administered to the first people.

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