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National Coffee Day 2013 Specials

(WXIA) -- Coffee enthusiasts everywhere know the significance of Sept. 29. For everyone else, it's National Coffee Day 2013.

The day will be celebrated Nationwide with some special deals from coffee shops.

Caribou Coffee will offer a free small cup of Amy's Blend all Sunday. If you buy a tumbler you will get unlimited coffee refills for the entire month of October.

Dunkin' Donuts is offering a free small hot or iced coffee. The offer is only available through the "My Offers" section of the Dunkin' Donuts mobile app for smartphones.

Einstein Bros. Bagels is offering a Buy One Coffee Beverage, Get One Free offer all weekend.

Krispy Kreme is giving out free 12oz coffees all day.

McDonalds is giving away free PremiumRoast Coffee at participating locations.

Credit card skimming devices put on Md. ATMs

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County Police say credit card skimming devices were placed on ATMs at banks in the Bethesda and Chevy Chase areas.

Police say the devices, which recorded account numbers, were put on ATMs several times in August.

Officers say the account numbers were later used fraudulently.

Detectives urge consumers to inspect credit card readers at ATMs, gas pumps and elsewhere before using them. People should check for parts that are loose, crooked or damaged, or for scratches or adhesive or tape residue on the device.

Jan Jeffcoat makes her WUSA9 debut at 11 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- You told us you wanted something different, something fast and something that spoke to you, the viewer. We listened. 

On Sunday night, WUSA9 debuted its new anchor, Jan Jeffcoat, and its new 11 p.m. show format, which reflects more viewer-friendly segments. 

We at WUSA9 are always listening to your questions and comments on www.TellWUSA9.com as well. Click the link and tell us what you think about all the hottest topics in today's news, entertainment, weather and local sports. 

Nourish Now fights hunger in Montgomery County

ROCKVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) --- Nourish Now doesn't allow healthy food go to waste. Instead, the non-profit organization serves to connect the extra food to people and families in need.

"We're working to achieve our mission of ending food waste and hunger as well," said founder and executive director, Brett Meyers.

Nourish Now collects donations of surplus food from area restaurants, caterers and other food providers. Since its inception in 2011, the organization has been able to donate over 135,000 pounds of food to those in need.

Jan Jeffcoat joins WUSA9's news team

WASHINGTON, DC - WUSA 9 announced on Monday that Emmy & Murrow award winning news anchor Jan Jeffcoat is the newest member of the on-air team. 

Jeffcoat comes to DC from the nationally syndicated news-talk show "The List," where she served as co-host. Prior to that Jan spent 5 years anchoring Good Day Chicago and Fox Chicago News at noon at WFLD in Chicago.

"As we work to construct the best possible news team to follow the #1 rated prime-time on CBS, Jan brings a vital energy, curiosity and passion to our newscasts. The fact that she longed to return to daily local news with a focus on the viewer through digital and social outreach platforms makes this the perfect fit," said WUSA 9's President and General Manager Mark Burdett.

According to Jan: "I'm excited to be coming home to family and the place where my husband grew up and I'm honored to join WUSA 9, one of the premier local television stations in the country!"

Fire destroys 1 home, damages another

CHEVY CHASE Md. (WUSA9) -- Firefighters put out a 3-alarm fire at a house in Md. today.

The fire was reported around 4:30 p.m. at a single-family home that was under construction, at the 7100 block of 45th Street in Chevy Chase, Md., officials said.

When firefighters arrived at the scene, the fire had spread onto the second floor from the first floor. 

No injuries were reported. 

The fire spread to the house next door as well. 

WUSA9 to try drone camera

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The Phantom is one of a handful of radio controlled rotor aircraft designed to act as miniature flying camera platforms.

WUSA has experimented, with limited success, other popular models. One model we tried flew well as long as there was no wind-but the method for downloading the video was not simple enough for our workflow-which always requires speed, reliability and ease of use.

The Phantom is a quad motor, rotor type aircraft that has a GoPro camera slung underneath for shooting video and still pictures. The GoPro is usually tough and reliable so it makes a nice choice for shooting aerial footage this way.