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The Federal Government may have shut down at midnight Friday, but many area businesses are Shutdown Specials to government workers. (Stock Photo)

Shutdown Specials

How the Federal Shutdown Affects the DMV It is the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration and he has not drained the swamp, built a wall between Mexico and the U.S. or been able to dismantle Obamacare. Instead he has passed a tax break that benefits him
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Six Flags American is decorated with millions of lights for Christmas and is open weekends through Jan. 2. (Photo: Six Flags America)

Holiday Happenings

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Get Into the Spirit with These Holiday Events Christmas and Chanukah, which begins Dec. 12, are just around the corner. To get you in the holiday spirit, we have put together a list of some holiday light displays and events in the DMV. Most are free, although not all. The
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Santa and one of his reindeer waterski in the Potomac River in Alexandria. (Photo: Getty Images)

Weekend Guide

Celebrate Christmas with These Events If you are staining in the DMV for the holidays, there are plenty of things to fill your time – even Christmas Day – besides going to a movie. And, if you don’t want to cook, check out our list of area restaurants that will be serving
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