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Even with less snowfall, Monday commute could still be dicey

ABC 7 Meteorologist Alex Liggitt says the commute will still be a concern, especially farther east where there are predictions of more snow.

Tags: snow , snow plows , VDOT , Virginia Department of Transportation

Saturday - 12/25/2010, 01:42pm EST

Christmas trash could be tip-off for thieves

Every week you take out the trash and the recycling without thinking much about it. But after the gifts are open this Christmas morning, police say you should change your routine.

Tags: theft , Charles County Sheriff's Office , robbery

Saturday - 12/25/2010, 12:43pm EST

Save your tree from becoming a fire hazard

A dry Christmas tree can go up in flames in a matter of seconds. WTOP Garden Editor Mike McGrath says there is an easy way to prevent this problem - bathing that evergreen with lots of water.

Tags: Christmas tree , fire hazard , Mike McGrath , Kathy Stewart

Friday - 12/24/2010, 05:25pm EST

Buy more holiday decorations now

Your stockings may be hung by the chimney with care, but if you want to load up on more ornaments, tinsel, cards and decorations, now may be the time.

Tags: holiday shopping , boxing day , clearance sale , discount , decorations , Nathan Hager , wtop saves you money

Thursday - 12/23/2010, 11:21pm EST

'Merry Christmas' or 'Happy Holidays'?

The results are in, and it's a blowout.

Tags: 30 Rock , Merry Christmas , Christmas greeting

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 09:02am EST

25th annual Waterskiing Santa at Nat'l Harbor

Claus is hosting the 25th annual Waterskiing Santa tradition, and tells WTOP you can expect to see Mrs. Claus, the jet-skiing Grinch, flipping wake-boarding elves, Frosty the Snowman in a dinghy and hydrofoil sky-skis that can do inverted flips.

Tags: Waterskiing Santa , National Harbor , Prince George's County , Santa

Thursday - 12/23/2010, 08:17am EST

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Forget it

White after-Christmas? "It's kind of a 50-50 chance of either a little bit or a whole lot," says ABC7 Chief Meteorologist Doug Hill.

Tags: Christmas forecast , Doug Hill , Brian van de Graaff , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 09:24am EST

Poll: Americans' favorite Christmas movies

Clarence the angel won't be the only one earning honors this holiday season. A poll recently released by The Marist Poll shows that classic flick, "It's a Wonderful Life," has yet again earned the top spot in the hearts of Americans this Christmas.

Tags: christmas movie , It's a Wonderful Life , movies , Marist , The Marist Poll , A Christmas Story

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 08:41am EST

Mad shopping dash: Stating the obvious -- expect crowds

As you hustle about to get those last-minute deals, let others know where you are finding them. Tweet your find using #WTOPdeals or tell everyone about it on WTOP's Facebook page.

Tags: Shopping , retail , gifts , Andrew Mollenbeck , Colleen Kelleher

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 07:52am EST

Ugly Christmas sweaters: By design or mistake?

WTOP's Neal Augenstein shares his ugly sweater story. It's a story of love.

Tags: ugly sweater , Neal Augenstein , ugly Christmas sweater

Wednesday - 12/22/2010, 08:27am EST
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