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2nd Measles Case Confirmed In Northern Virginia

Health officials in northern Virginia have confirmed a second case of measles in the area.

05/21/2014

U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.). (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sharp Elbows in Northern Va. Republican Primaries

There’s been no free path to potential victory for Barbara Comstock as she tries to win the Republican primary contest next Saturday for the 10th Congressional District in northern Virginia.

04/20/2014

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Neurological Disease Confirmed in Va. Horse

An equine neurological disease caused by a virus has been confirmed in a horse from Northern Virginia.

04/14/2014

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Metro Silver Line Debut Delayed For 3rd Time

For a third time, officials say construction delays will push back the scheduled opening of a $2.8 billion extension of the region’s Metrorail system in northern Virginia.

02/24/2014

Much of the conversation surrounding the midterm elections focuses on the estimated 40 percent of U.S. adults who plan to vote on Nov. 4, but the much larger share of those who won’t be at the polls are younger, poorer and more racially diverse. credit: Logan Mock-Bunting/Getty Images

Dems’ Win Puts Party on Cusp of Va. Senate Control

Undeterred by a snowstorm, thousands of voters in parts of Loudoun and Fairfax counties trudged to the polls to cast ballots in a special election that is likely to determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the state Senate.

01/21/2014

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Va. Governor: I-95 Express Lanes Halfway Done

Gov. Bob McDonnell says construction of the Interstate 95 Express Lanes Project in northern Virginia is halfway complete.

10/11/2013

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24 Gang Members, Others Face Trafficking Charges

Two dozen members and associates of a subset of the Bloods street gang have been indicted on an array of racketeering and trafficking charges that put all at risk of a possible life sentence.

09/04/2013

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‘Butt Slasher’ Pleads Guilty in Northern Va.

A former day laborer has pleaded guilty to sneaking up on multiple women in Fairfax County and cutting their backsides with a razor blade or box cutter.

06/17/2013

File photo of a scientist studying brain cells. (Photo by JEAN PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

National Science Foundation Leaving Arlington

The National Science Foundation is moving its headquarters — and more than 2,000 jobs — from one northern Virginia suburb to another.

06/07/2013

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Beltway Express Lanes Get Speed Limit Boost

The speed limit is going up on the Capital Beltway’s Express Lanes in northern Virginia.

06/07/2013

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