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DC Anticipates Chinese New Year Parade

WASHINGTON (WUSA)-- Chinese New Year is right around the corner.

Rita Lee, Chair of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, stopped by WUSA9 on Thursday to encourage viewers to participate in the upcoming Chinese New Years Parade in Chinatown.

The parade is scheduled to take place Sunday, Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. DC Mayor Vincent Gray is scheduled to speak, and a fire cracker presentation will take place soon after.

An estimated 45,000 people came out last year to celebrate the "Year of the Dragon" at the parade in DC. Lee predicts that even more people will show up for this year's parade.  

Snow Totals Thursday Morning 1-24-13

WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- A gorgeous dry, fluffy snow fell during the overnight of 1-24-13. For some, it was the first snow of the season and also closed schools for quite a few.

Protestors Damage Buildings In Northwest D.C.

WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- According to The Metropolitan Police Department, 60 protesters damaged multiple businesses on Sunday night in Northwest D.C.

Police say the three businesses affected by the protests were the DVA Federal Credit Union located at 800 K St. NW, a smashed window at M&T bank located at 901 7th St NW, and a smashed window at Hooters located at 800 K St. NW.

Police have not taken anyone into custody yet.

The investigation is ongoing.

Recipe: Crab Soup That Will be Served at President Obama Inaugural Gala

Recipe: Crab Soup That Will be Served at President Obama Inaugural Gala

Riderwood retirement community in Silver Spring, MD, is sharing the recipe to its award-winning Crab Soup that  will be served January 20 at a President Obama Inaugural Gala hosted by the Delaware, Maryland and New York State Societies of Washington, D.C. The Gala will be held at 7 p.m. at The Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C. The more than 300 invited guests will include elected officials, friends of the states, and guests from all corners of the globe. Riderwood chefs will serve the soup to attendees.

The recipe follows:

5 Tips for Teachers to Make Classrooms Bully Free, New Educational Curriculum Released

5 Tips for Teachers to Make Classrooms Bully Free, New Educational Curriculum Released

 

Each day in America, it is estimated that 160,000 students stay home from school to avoid being bullied. If you take a look at the media headlines in any given week, it’s easy to see that bullying is a growing problem in our schools. The good news is that it is a problem that many teachers can help tackle by creating a bully-free classroom, something that is easier to do than one might think.

“We all know that bullying is a major concern in our schools,” explains Peter J. Goodman, author of the book “We’re All Different But We’re All Kitty Cats.” “But there are things teachers can do to help address this problem and prevent it from happening.”