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Hard Rock Cafe offers free tax day meal if you sing Video included

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The Hard Rock Cafe is cutting Americans a Tax Day break by offering them a free meal if they pick up the mic!FOX 5’s Annie Yu and Kevin McCarthy joined us from the Hard Rock Cafe Washington, DC with a preview!
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Artist Demont "Peekaso" Pinder paints the FOX 5 studio Video included

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Hip-Hop and RB artist Demont "Peekaso" Pinder visited the FOX 5 studio and graced one of the walls with a colorful and unique mural of D.C.
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William Shatner chats with FOX 5 about new one-man show “Shatner’s World” Video included

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It’s Shatner’s world and we’re all just living in it. The actor appeared on Fox and Friends this morning (and on FOX 5's Good Day DC -PLAY VIDEO ABOVE) to discuss his one-man show called, you guessed it, “Shatner’s World.” The show takes audiences through Shatner’s path from classically trained Shakespearean actor to a cultural icon. Shatner took the critically acclaimed Broadway show on tour across America. Now, people can watch the live event in movie theaters on April 24. “It is filled wi... More>>

The Fitz File: April 15, 2014

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Today is Tuesday, April 15, the 105th day of 2014. There are 260 days left in the year. YOUR TAX DOLLAR EXPLAINED - It's "Christmas" on Constitution Avenue N.W. for the IRS here in Washington. So umm, Happy April 15th? You pay your taxes and you assume it's going to schools, the military and essential services in your life. Well it turns out when you break it down entitlements like Medicare More>>

Catfish recipe from Chef David Stein of Tony and Joe's Seafood Place Video included

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Catfish recipe from Chef David Stein of Tony and Joe's Seafood Place in Georgetown. More>>

The Fitz File: April 14, 2014

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Today is Monday, April 14, the 104th day of 2014. There are 261 days left in the year. The Jewish holiday Passover begins at sunset. NSA HEARTBLEED? More accusations being are thrown at the National Security Agency in Ft Meade, Maryland. Did the NSA know about the Heartbleed internet security bug for 2 years not say anything because it's been using it to gain access to computers? A new repo More>>

Six Flags has Spring Break fun Video included

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If you're looking for some fun-filled activities for the weekend or excitement over Spring Break, Maryland's largest theme park might be just what you need! FOX 5s Holly Morris joined us from Six Flags in Upper Marlboro with a preview of the excitement!
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Crowds expected over weekend as cherry blossoms reach peak bloom Video included

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Washington's famous cherry blossom trees reached peak bloom Thursday, just in time to provide a colorful finale to the city's spring festival, the National Park Service said. Park officials had predicted the peak bloom would arrive between April 8 and April 12, and they bloomed on target. More>>

DC Tap Festival brings the art to another generation Video included

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Now in its sixth year, the D.C Tap Festival brings the art to another generation! Dancers of all ages are getting geared up for the main event this weekend. FOX 5s Holly Morris visited the Duke Ellington School of the Arts theatre with a preview!
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National Siblings Day greetings from FOX 5 anchors Video included

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The anchors at FOX 5 send greeting to their siblings on National Siblings Day! More>>

FOX 5 expands 'Good Day DC,' adds Saturday morning news

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FOX 5 will add eight hours of news per week to its local lineup, including an extra hour of Good Day D.C. every weekday and FOX 5 News Morning Sunday, and a two-hour Saturday morning newscast. 
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Fun at the Cherry Blossom Festival as peak bloom nears Video included

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FOX 5’s Holly Morris took in the fun at the Cherry Blossom Festival ahead of the peak bloom date! She visited with the The GW Vibes, took a ride on the paddleboats, got a look at Cherry Blossom gear and celebrated culture with Joy of Motion!
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Cherry blossom trees coming into peak bloom Video included

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The beautiful cherry blossom trees around the Tidal Basin are coming into peak bloom. FOX 5 wants to see your cherry blossom pictures!
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See birds of prey at the Raptor Rules Festival Video included

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Imagine getting to see hawks, eagles and other birds of prey up close! FOX 5s Annie Yu says mark your calendars now - the Raptor Rules Festival in Rockville will be an amazing experience.
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The Fitz File: April 8, 2014

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Today is Tuesday, April 8, the 98th day of 2014. There are 267 days left in the year. HOLDER MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION - 1000 a.m. Is U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder about to make an announcement on Justice Department policy regarding marijuana decriminalization and legalization? Just yesterday Maryland lawmakers voted to make pot possession a civil crime. Today Holder will testify bef More>>

New exhibit features mementos from Boston Marathon bombing memorial Video included

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From the survivors, to Bostonians, to those who watched the carnage of the Boston Marathon bombing on televisions around the world, people sought a way to show their support for the victims and the city of Boston. Mail poured in from across the globe. A memorial grew in the city's Copley Square, just past the finish line. People left heartfelt notes of sympathy and shared grief. Hundreds of running shoes were hung in tribute. Stuffed animals, hats and t-shirts surrounded a group o... More>>

The Fitz File: April 7, 2014

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Today is Monday, April 7, the 97th day of 2014. There are 268 days left in the year. MARYLAND MARIJUANA - Today's the last day of the Maryland General Assembly and are expected to decriminalize marijuana today as the session comes to a close at midnight. The bill moved forward in the Senate and it's House passage is likely after compromises last week. The law will change possession of sma More>>

Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93 Video included

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Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: Let's put on a show! He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
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Praise 104.1 St. Jude Radiothon helps find a cure Video included

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The annual Praise 104.1 St. Jude Radiothon helps fund research to work to find cures for cancer and diseases in young children.FOX 5’s Holly Morris spent the morning in Silver Spring with more on the cause!
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Hug A News Anchor Day on FOX 5 Video included

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Friday is national Hug A News Anchor Day? FOX 5’s Wisdom Martin hit the streets to collect some hugs! You can give your favorite news anchor a hug too – head to our Facebook page and click LIKE to give a hug. COMMENT and tell us who your favorite FOX 5 anchor is!
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Fashion from designers you can't find anywhere else at Thread Video included

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Fashion is the focus this weekend at Union Market! Beginning Friday afternoon, the Thread event will take over part of the popular shopping and dining hub. FOX 5s Holly Morris visited with more.
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The Fitz File: April 4, 2014

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Today is Friday, April 4, the 94th day of 2014. There are 271 days left in the year. MARYLAND TUNISA KIDNAPPING - 210 p.m. When President Obama meets Tunisian Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa at the White Housetoday, A Maryland mother is hoping Obama will raise the subject if her two Prince George's County children who are caught in an international legal fight since they were taken there by the More>>

Facebook post may have helped save girl's sight Video included

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A young girl was diagnosed with a rare eye condition after her mom posted her picture to Facebook. Tara Taylor posted a picture of her 3-year-old daughter Rylee to Facebook She put it up to show that Rylee had done her own hair. It got plenty of cute reaction - but two of Tara's friends went a bit further. They noticed Rylee’s left eye had a white circle in the middle of it. They commented to Tara, saying it was probably nothing but that she should get it looked a... More>>

Nationals open at home facing NL East rival Braves Video included

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Bryce Harper's Washington Nationals and Jason Heyward's Atlanta Braves won the past two NL East titles, and they'll get the division race started early this season. Half of each team's first 12 games come against the other, beginning Friday with Washington's home opener.
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The Fitz File: April 3, 2013

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Today is Thursday, April 3, the 93rd day of 2014. There are 272 days left in the year. MILITARY REPORT ATTACK WARNING - The latest Fort Hood Shooting comes just 2 weeks after a Pentagon report on the Washington Navy Yard shooting, warned the military had to tighten base security nationwide. The scathing report said military officials had done little to prepare for an "insider-attack" scenar More>>

Autism Speaks leaders Ann Gibbons, Glen Finland share stories about caring for adults on the spectrum Video included

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Anyone who cares for a loved one with Autism knows it is a year round challenge. On World Autism Awareness Day, FOX 5’s Bob Barnard spoke with two local leaders from Autism Speaks - Glen Finland and Ann Gibbons - who shared their stories about caring for adults with autism.
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The Fitz File: April 2, 2014

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Today is Wednesday, April 2, the 92nd day of 2014. There are 273 days left in the year. SPY RELEASE? - Is the Obama administration inching closer to granting notorious convicted spy Jonathan Pollard an early release to kick start Mideast peace talks? Pollard, a former U.S. Navy analyst in Suitland, Maryland is serving a life sentence after being convicted 30 years ago for selling classifie More>>

The Willis Report: Cash Challenge Video included

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Can you go credit-card free? That's the question we're asking viewers this week as we launch The Willis Report Cash Challenge. In the wake of the credit card breaches at retailers across the country, many of our viewers have been asking questions about just how hard it is to convert to paper (cash) over plastic (credit cards).
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DC named 7th worst parking city in US Video included

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It's no secret parking in D.C. is very limited - and now there's proof it really is challenging! So many of us have spent precious time looking for a parking spot in D.C., only to fork over a small fortune to park for just a few hours. More>>

Dying father walks daughter down the aisle in surprise 'wedding' Video included

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An emotional ceremony in California after a terminally ill father watches his 11-year-old daughter walk down the aisle after finding out that he wouldn't be there for her wedding, Dressed in white lace and looking like an angel, Josie Zetz walked down the aisle to stand hand-in-hand with her father, 62 year-old Jim Zetz, who has been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer. Family and friends gathered for the ceremony which took place in the back yard of their home on little Josie's 11t... More>>

Washington Redskins add Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson

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The Washington Redskins made their biggest move yet of the offseason Tuesday night, adding three-time Pro Bowl receiver DeSean Jackson less than a week after the dynamic playmaker was released by the rival Philadelphia Eagles. More>>

Giant panda cub Bao Bao outside for the first time

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WASHINGTON - Giant panda cub Bao Bao has ventured outside for the first time. Since her birth last summer, Bao Bao has been inside. Keepers have cub-proofed the panda yards by putting collars on trees to keep Bao Bao from climbing too high.
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Bright colors, new trends during National Decorating Month Video included

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This time of year usually inspires us to wear brighter colors or maybe even try a new trend. Why not do the same for your home? April is National Decorating Month and Annie Yu joined us with more! Online: http://designcenterdc.com/ More>>

Julie and Tucker swap Weather and Traffic! Video included

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Julie Wright loves a forecast full of days that are sunny and 85 degrees! Tucker Barnes knows a good traffic jam when he sees one but loves a smooth commute! See what happens when the two switch roles – man that forecast looks good, Julie! More>>

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  • Former Virginia Hospital Center technician charged with raping patient

    Former Virginia Hospital Center technician charged with raping patient

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:05 AM EDT2014-04-15 13:05:25 GMT
    A former Virginia Hospital Center technician has been arrested and charged with rape after a patient says he attacked her while she was being treated in January.
    A former Virginia Hospital Center technician has been arrested and charged with rape after a patient says he attacked her while she was being treated in January.
  • Cuba slashes more than 100,000 health care jobs

    Cuba slashes more than 100,000 health care jobs

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 9:35 AM EDT2014-04-08 13:35:59 GMT
    HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban authorities say they have eliminated more than 100,000 jobs in health care, considered one of the pillars of the 1959 revolution. The cuts come as President Raul Castro tries to streamline government as part of a broader economic reform package. The weekly labor newspaper Trabajadores said Monday that 109,000 health care positions have been cut. Two years ago, Cuba said more than 50,000 jobs in that sector had been slashed. Most of the cuts came in less-skilled positions...
    HAVANA (AP) -- Cuban authorities say they have eliminated more than 100,000 jobs in health care, considered one of the pillars of the 1959 revolution. The cuts come as President Raul Castro tries to streamline government as part of a broader economic reform package. The weekly labor newspaper Trabajadores said Monday that 109,000 health care positions have been cut. Two years ago, Cuba said more than 50,000 jobs in that sector had been slashed. Most of the cuts came in less-skilled positions...
  • Scam warning after callers claim arrest unless payment made

    Scam warning after callers claim arrest unless payment made

    Thursday, April 3 2014 7:56 AM EDT2014-04-03 11:56:45 GMT
    A warning is in from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office about a phone scam. Someone is calling unsuspecting victims, claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office.
    A warning is in from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office about a phone scam. Someone is calling unsuspecting victims, claiming to be from the Sheriff’s Office.
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