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DC restaurant week: Where to eat!

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- More than 240 restaurants are participating in "DC Restaurant Week" from Monday-Sunday. 

From August 19-August 25 the restaurants will have up to the courses -- lunch, dinner or both -- for a fixed price: $20.13 for select lunch items and $35.13 for select dinner items during the week.

Go to the Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week website for more information and more restaurants participating in our area. 

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Car2Go back up and running after disruption

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- car2go is back to full service, according to the company's Facebook page. 

"car2go is back up and running throughout the entire car2go Home Area! Our teams have identified and addressed the issue that caused the temporary service disruption and are working to make cars available for members," the car2go Facebook post said. 

car2Go, a popular rental smart car service in DC, experienced outages overnight in the DC area. 

The company did not mention what caused the disruption.

WUSA9 to try drone camera

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Phantom is one of a handful of radio controlled rotor aircraft designed to act as miniature flying camera platforms.

WUSA has experimented, with limited success, other popular models. One model we tried flew well as long as there was no wind-but the method for downloading the video was not simple enough for our workflow-which always requires speed, reliability and ease of use.

The Phantom is a quad motor, rotor type aircraft that has a GoPro camera slung underneath for shooting video and still pictures. The GoPro is usually tough and reliable so it makes a nice choice for shooting aerial footage this way.

Rieder: 'Washington Post' sale a shocker

(USA TODAY) -- It is a stunning separation.

For years, The Washington Post and the Graham family have been as deeply intertwined as it is possible for a news outlet and its owners to be.

In fact, the storied newspaper almost seemed like part of the Graham family. Generation after generation served as its steward. The Grahams flat-out loved that paper.

And so the news late Monday afternoon that the paper was being sold to Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos came as a shock. It must have been a deeply painful decision for Post Co. CEO Donald Graham.

But despite its legendary history, its courageous and inspirational role in publishing the Pentagon Papers and exposing Watergate secrets, its continuing if diminished commitment to quality journalism, the paper is hardly immune to the profoundly disruptive impact of the digital era.

HERO CENTRAL: Youth Organizations United To Rise Builds Up Young Minds

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9)---Inside a house sitting on the corner of 14th St. NW, children stare intently at a math game. Others play checkers and marbles. Joyce Madyun couldn't have imagined that a program she started in the basement of her home, 24 years ago, would grow to serve over 2,000 youngsters over the years.

Sixteen years ago, Madyun and her husband rented an abandoned building on the corner block of their neighborhood on 14th Street. The couple purchased and renovated the abandoned property and turned into the after school program Youth Organizations United to Rise  (YOUR).

"I get a lot of joy just after 20 almost 25 years of doing this on this block... They have a lot of energy and I love it...it makes me have energy too!" expressed Madyun.

Louis At 14 Launches Dog Contest in Celebration of Logan Circle's Dog Days Festival

Louis At 14 Launches Dog Contest in Celebration of Logan Circle's Dog Days Festival

Design Army creates Louis at 14th Dog Contest via Facebook event

In celebration of Washington DC's MidCity Dog Days Summer Sidewalk Festival last weekend, Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4, https://www.facebook.com/MidCityDogDays, @MidCityDogDays, along 14th Street NW in the U Street Corridor, Louis at 14th has launched a nationwide Dog Contest via its Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/events/551444418224193/, with more than 130 dogs entered to date.

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