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Booze Price Hike Irks Va. Consumers, Restaurants

A move to raise the cost of liquor at Virginia’s beverage control stores is distilling sour spirits from restaurants and bars, as well as consumers.

10/16/2014

Samantha Power (L), Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, General Martin Dempsey (2L), Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lisa Monaco (3L), Homeland Security and Counterterrorism advisor, Sylvia Burwell (4L), Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (3R), US Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson (2R), Susan Rice (R), National Security Advisor, and others listen as US President Barack Obama (4R) makes a statement for the press after a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House October 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama canceled campaign and fundraising travel for Democrats to attend the meeting about Ebola after a second case of the decease was contracted inside the United States. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Steps Up Domestic Response to Ebola Crisis

The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.

10/16/2014

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Dulles Begins Screening for Ebola Virus

Customs and health officials at Dulles International Airport are scheduled to begin screening arriving travelers from three West African countries.

10/16/2014

Sketch of a man suspected raping a girl in Woodbridge. (credit: Prince William County Police Dept.)

Police Release Sketch of Suspect Wanted in Woodbridge Rape

A 17-year-old girl was walking home when she raped in a wooded area in Woodbridge Saturday night, police say.

10/15/2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo credit:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Announces Layoffs, Cuts, Costlier Booze

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday announced the layoff of 565 state workers, other targeted cuts and a liquor price-hike as he aims to close a shortfall in the state’s two-year budget.

10/15/2014

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Va. Elementary Principal Sued for Discrimination

Three former teachers and administrators at Fairfax County’s biggest elementary school allege they faced racial discrimination and anti-pregnancy bias during their time there.

10/15/2014

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9 Charged with Drug Trafficking in Md., Va.

A federal grand jury has indicted nine alleged members of a Baltimore-based drug trafficking enterprise with ties to Virginia, New York and Texas that prosecutors say is linked to a 2012 homicide.

10/15/2014

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Can Dentists Bar Competition Over Teeth-Whitening?

Teeth-bleaching isn’t brain surgery, although the Supreme Court seemed to find a link between the two in an antitrust case argued Tuesday.

10/15/2014

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Weekend Work to Affect All Metro Lines

Metro says trains five of the system’s six lines will run every 16 minutes throughout the weekend to accommodate track work.

10/15/2014

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Ex-School Bus Driver Charged With Touching Student in Fairfax County

A former school bus driver in Fairfax County has been charged with assault and battery for allegedly touching a 13-year-old special-needs student inappropriately while buckling her into her seat.

10/14/2014

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