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What Does International Women's Day Mean To You?

Today, Tuesday, March 8 is International Women's Day.  We hit the streets of D.C. to ask people what the day means to them.  Check out the video above to see what they had to say.

What does International Women's Day mean to you?  Leave a comment below to join the conversation.

Local Women Star in New Television Show Focusing on Style and Lifestyle in DC and Hunt Country

Local Women Star in New Television Show Focusing on Style and Lifestyle in DC and Hunt Country

Episode one of Style in the City, a show that's all about styleand lifestylein and around the Nation's Capitol, first aired this week. And if you have access to Fairfax Public Access Chanel 10, it should be easy enough to catch or DVR (since it's showing more than thirty times this month!).

The show's cast comprises Leesburg resident, Leigh Macdonald, DC's Stefanie Ball, and two Middleburg women, Cindy Bapst and Elizabeth Miller. The show's director, Kristin Rustom, resides in both Middleburg and DC. The show focuses on distinctions between the life in the District and life in nearby Hunt Country, and much of the first episode was filmed on location at Delaplane Cellars in Delaplane, VA.

"Where You Live" D.C. Tweet Of The Day

"Where You Live" D.C. Tweet Of The Day

We surfed Twitter for some of our favorite Tweets of the day about D.C..  To get more noticed for selection in future WUSA9 "Where You Live" D.C. Tweets of the day, hashtag posts with #wusaWYL.

Check out today's nominees and vote for your favorite in the poll below:

1. @DJ_Recio: "36 bucks for parking 2 hours!! @#%^ you dc !"

2. @IAm726Muzik: "so the ab ripper on the p90x has wore me out for real!!!...now i gotta get ready 4 the conclusion of my day all in DC...work and #DANCE

3. @jaz_zi17 "Ppl riding bikes in the streets like its a car, dc I will neva understand!"

4. @amieparnes: "Attention DC Dudes: Pls report to the Library of Congress where, wait for it, Jessica Alba and Bridget Moynahan will be arriving shortly"

5. @mattfwood: "Only in DC would someone call getting a goal mentioned in a speech an "achievement" before anything is done to reach the goal."

HAUGHTY COSMETICS LAUNCHES IN DC: Launch Event will Benefit Becky’s Fund

HAUGHTY COSMETICS LAUNCHES IN DC: Launch Event will Benefit Becky’s Fund

WASHINGTON DC----- Haughty Cosmetics, a new luxury makeup line founded by Michelle Coyle, will launch in DC with an event benefiting Becky’s Fund, a non profit organization focused on domestic violence awareness and education, on March 10. Haughty’s mission is to empower women to feel beautiful inside and out while raising money and awareness for domestic violence prevention.

Coyle, 29, founded Haughty after realizing that she could make a difference for countless women by combining her love of cosmetics with her passion to end relationship violence. The resulting product line pledges 50 percent of its profits to domestic violence prevention education. “I am so proud to be launching a company founded on one of my core beliefs: that true beauty comes from empowering others”, Coyle said.

Coyle is proud to partner with Becky’s Fund because they share a common life goal: preventing as many young women as possible from entering into violent and unhealthy relationships.

Childhelp’s Capitol CAREaoke Rocked the Reagan Building to Fight Child Abuse

On Tuesday night, the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center was rockin’, thanks to a host of journalists, politicians, and sports personalities. The room was busting with a who’s who crowd, and they were all there for one common [and very commendable] purpose: to raise money and awareness in support of Childhelp's fight against child abuse and neglect. The event—dubbed CAREaoke—is an annual affair that benefits the organization, and while award-winning journalist Rebecca Cooper (WJLA) was the evening’s hostess, she is also the event’s founder.

The State of Our City: U Street, Part 2

D.C., and its neighborhoods, are changing at a rapid pace.  Introducing "The State of Our City", a WUSA9 'Where You Live' exclusive in which we interview community experts to track the past, present, and future of various neighborhoods throughout the District.

We begin with U Street, an area that has morphed over the past several decades.

The State of Our City: U Street, Part 1

D.C., and its neighborhoods, are changing at a rapid pace.  Introducing "The State of Our City", a WUSA9 'Where You Live' exclusive in which we interview community experts to track the past, present, and future of various neighborhoods throughout the District.

We begin with U Street, an area that has morphed over the past several decades.

This is a two part video, in which we hear from Councilman Jim Graham, Ben's Chili Bowl owner Nazim Ali, and D.C. real estate expert Ken Johnson, about the incredible differences between today's U Street and the U Street of the past.

Check out the second half of the video here.