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A Tiny DC Soda Company Is Taking on Monster Energy
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A Tiny DC Soda Company Is Taking on Monster Energy

Published March 28, 2017 Thunder Beast, a small DC root beer company, is fighting trademark violation allegations from California-based Monster Energy Corporation. About a year ago, Thunder Beast, which operates out of the TasteLab food incubator in Northeast, received a cease-and-desist letter from Monster over the use of the word “beast” in the company name. In its … Continue reading

A New DC True-Crime Podcast About the Lyon Sisters Debuts Today (Plus 10 More Local Podcasts We Love)
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A New DC True-Crime Podcast About the Lyon Sisters Debuts Today (Plus 10 More Local Podcasts We Love)

Published March 20, 2017 The mysterious disappearance in 1975 of 12-year-old Sheila Lyon and her ten-year-old sister Katharine shook Washington. The perplexing case stymied investigators and forced area parents to rethink their children’s safety for decades. Although a Virginia man, Lloyd Lee Welch Jr., is awaiting trial on murder charges for the Lyon sisters’ deaths, many questions about the … Continue reading

“Blue-Collar Cats” Get New Leases on Life By Hunting DC’s Rats
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“Blue-Collar Cats” Get New Leases on Life By Hunting DC’s Rats

Published March 16, 2017 Washington has the disgusting distinction of being the third most rat-infested city in the United States, but a new initiative from the Humane Rescue Alliance is trying to correct that with a new program called Blue Collar Cats. The program takes feral felines that come in to the shelter and pairs them with rodent-plagued businesses or homes in exchange for food … Continue reading