Confidence powers D.C.’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games

WASHINGTON – The nation’s capital hosts its fair share of big events each year, but the Olympic Games have somehow eluded the city during their illustrious 117-year history. With the next major Olympic selection cycle looming in 2014, it appears D.C. is gearing up for arguably its biggest bid ever. “No other American city has…

She considers voting ‘a privilege’ to share with the grandkids

This is one of several vignettes posted by WTOP-FM’s website during the Virginia elections Nov. 5. Although Braddock Elementary is a low-traffic polling place during lunchtime, the voters coming in said they feel  strongly about their participation in the democratic process. Joan Kammerer walked hand-in-hand with her granddaughter, Tara Whipkey, as her younger sister, Charlotte,…