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All year we’ve been covering the issues that matter most to you—the pandemic, the election, policing, housing, and more—and now our end of year membership campaign is here. Will you support our work to ensure we can bring you the same informative local reporting in 2021?

We love the dark arts of search engine optimization as much as the next struggling news organization, but sacrificing clarity for the all-mighty SEO monster may be a bit much. WJLA had this terribly awkward headline for a story about a young girl who lived in Maryland before being found dead in Indiana: “Aliahna Lemmon, killed, lived in Hagerstown.”