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Teaching Cents To Your Kids

Teaching Cents To Your Kids

Teach your kids financial literacy!

George C. Marshall High School of Falls Church, Va. is hosting the free event with special speaker Amy Monlezun, the talent development specialist at Navy Federal Credit Union.


Saturday January 5th, 2013



Dolley Madison Public Library

1244 Oak Ridge Avenue

McLean, VA 22101

RSVP by emailing teachingcentstoyourkids@gmail.com. Refreshments will be provided.

Got Brunch? 5 Reasons to Try Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge

Got Brunch? 5 Reasons to Try Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge

Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge now offers a brunch menu in addition to their regular lunch menu. The brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The menu features a variety of sweets, eggs, omelets, and more.

“Brunch is a special time of the day for many people,” says Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Bodega Spanish Tapas & Lounge. “Brunch is a great meal because you get so many good options to choose from, and you don’t have to get out of bed early to enjoy them before the breakfast menu is no longer available.”

Here are 5 reasons to make a point of going to brunch:

1. Power up to power shop. Those who will be engaged in heavy holiday shopping will need to fuel up in order to keep going. They can get all the energy they need by attending a brunch. Whether going before heading out to shop, or stopping in after they get that party started, the food will be ready and waiting.

Petline 9: Bruno Mars

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) - Visiting the WUSA9 studios on Thursday was this week's Petline 9 candidate, Bruno Mars from the Washington Humane Society.

This endearing boy with a sleek white coat and brown markings is an 11-month-old American Staffordshire Terrier mix. His personality shines forth in that doggy smile and his tail is rarely still because he's wagging in anticipation of finding his forever home. He enjoyed meeting meteorologist Howard Bernstein, and even demonstrated how he's learned to sit on command.

Bruno is also a part of the WHS's holiday promotion 12 Days of Adoptables, so his adoption fee is waived until the end of the month--now there's a real holiday deal! If you're looking to adopt and add a special canine family member during this season of comfort and joy, you can see Bruno at the WHS's Georgia Avenue Adoption Center.

Allie Mann of Case Design/Remodeling Creates Seuss-tacular Tree for 2012 Georgetown Jingle

Allie Mann of Case Design/Remodeling Creates Seuss-tacular Tree for 2012 Georgetown Jingle

Allie and Patient Ambassador Sophie Make the Ornaments, Collaborate on Design of Dr. Seuss Tree

Since 2006, the Georgetown Jingle has raised more than 1.5 million for the pediatric oncology programs directed by Dr. Aziz Shad at Georgetown's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Hosted at the Four Seasons, this year's Jingle includes 17 trees and vignettes that were unveiled on November 28th and designed by the area's top designers. Additional events include the December 16th family fundraiser from 1-4 p.m. followed by Jingle the Night Away with Pamala Live! from 7-11 p.m.

5 Ways to Help the Animals of Hurricane Sandy

5 Ways to Help the Animals of Hurricane Sandy

When Hurricane Sandy struck the coast at the end of October it did damage that hit the news channels around the globe. The 80 mile per hour winds took lives, did billions of dollars in damage, and left thousands of people homeless. Many people are aware of the human impact of this tragedy, but few know about how the animals were in impacted in the area. As it turns out, many pets were lost, displaced, injured, and separated from their families.

“There is an element of tragedy here that many people have not even heard about and it is all the animals that have been impacted,” explains Robert Misseri, president of Guardians of Rescue, an organization dedicated to helping animals in need. “What we try to do is help raise awareness and to help as many animals as we can, but we really need the support of others in order to be more successful at our mission.”

Seven Tips To Make DC Cabs Take You Home

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA) - In the wake of a WUSA9 investigation that found six out of 40 cabs tested refusing to take a black man to Southeast D.C., we've created five important rules that could help get you home.

Click here to see our hidden camera investigation into DC cabs.

Follow Investigative Reporter Russ Ptacek on Facebook or @russptacek on Twitter.

Black Taxi Driver Apologizes For Refusing Black Passenger

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WUSA9) A 9 Wants To Know Investigation that airs Thursday at 11:00 tested DC taxicab drivers to see who would transport a black passenger to a destination in Southeast Washington.

We have now posted three clips showing the surveillance footage and confrontations with cabbies who refused to transport our WUSA9 employees to the requested destination.

The video attached to this story shows a black cab driver explaining why he refused to pick up a black passenger, but picked up a white passenger 100 feet later.

We've posted two other videos, and will continue posting clips for our undercover operation until the segment airs on WUSA9 Thursday night at 11:00 pm.