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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

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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

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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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Study: Northern Virginians Could Use Some Help, Health-Wise

More than half of Northern Virginians are overweight or obese, about 20 percent of them are at risk for binge drinking, and one in four haven’t seen a dentist in the past two years.

05/31/2013

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Civil War Trust Rolls Out New Virginia Battle App

The Civil War Trust is rolling out its latest in a series of Battle Apps for smartphones.

03/25/2013

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