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Category News & Magazines
Requires os version:Android2.2 and up
▶▶▶ NOW includes: Breaking News, Traffic, and Weather Push Notifications and Live Streaming News Broadcasts

ABC7/WJLA on your mobile device is four apps in one, and a terrific one-stop for local news from the Washington D.C. region. If you’re looking for news on your community, up-to-date weather or current conditions on the area’s rails and roads, this app is for you.


★ Live streaming news broadcast right to your mobile device. Tap the “Watch Live” button to the right of the ABC7/WJLA logo to access the live broadcast feed.

★ Support for four types of push notifications. Users can enable/disable each type individually via the Preferences menu item. The complete text of the last (unexpired) pushed notification is always downloaded for in-app viewing. When enabled, access the current notification by tapping the “Alert” button that appears to the left of the ABC7/WJLA logo.


★ News Headlines▪ Top local news including images and videos from ABC7/WJLA▪ Save articles to later read offline at any time▪ Article links to the original source content on may be copied or shared with anyone via email, Twitter, or Facebook▪ Dynamically resize article text so it’s at your optimal reading size – your desired setting is always remembered

★ Weather▪ Current local weather conditions based on your current location or choice of locations▪ 24-hour and 7-day forecasts▪ Indexes for humidity, air quality, UV, pollen, and flu▪ Doppler radar, weather blog, and National Weather Service alerts▪ Weather blog articles can be saved, shared, and dynamically resized, just like news articles

★ Metro▪ Metro rail status, alerts and next-train information for any station▪ Built-in Metro map, list of stations, and nearby stations▪ Access to your favorite stations, including street-level mapping

★ Traffic▪ Live color-coded traffic map of the Washington D.C.-area with incident or construction overlays▪ Access to specific area details including color-coded road traffic speeds, traffic camera images, incident reports, road closings, and highway construction▪ Optionally display traffic camera overlays on the map

★ More▪ Additional news feeds for Sports, Entertainment, Transportation, and School/Business Closings▪ Access your saved articles, available offline at any time▪ Submit a News Tip to, including an optional image or video taken right from your mobile device


★ Use the Preferences menu item to individually enable or disable the different types of push notification alerts:▪ BREAKING News, as it happens▪ Important D.C.-area WEATHER Alerts▪ Significant D.C.-area TRAFFIC Alerts▪ General ABC7/WJLA Alerts

★ Feedback is welcome and appreciated.  Please email us directly at

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