The latest local stories:
Arlington has 2nd highest average wage in U.S. People who work in Arlington County average $102,373 per year in wages, second only to Manhattanites in the U.S. Never fear, D.C. — you’re third at $98,246 and Fairfax County, including Fairfax city and Falls Church city, tie for 10th with average annual pay of $87,540.
Conservative group airs anti-Obama ads in Virginia Crossroads GPS has pledged to spend $20 million over the next two months on ads about how jobs, the economy and the federal debt fared during the Obama administration.
Retail plans for Yards park near stadium Forest City Washington, a development firm, unveiled plans to bring a Harris Teeter, Potbelly, Kruba Thai and Sushi, Buzz Bakery, Austin Grill Express, BrB, Huey’s 24/7 Diner and a new craft brewery to the Yards park, a community on the waterfront and near Nationals Park.
Va. governor, AG, fly to conservative brothers’ seminar Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are in Vail, Colo. today to attend a seminar sponsored by the Koch brothers, the wealthy supporters of conservative and libertarian causes, including Americans for Prosperity.
Locals choosing air over roads for July Fourth Gas prices may have dropped, but they’re still high, so a lot of Washington area residents are planning holiday weekend trips by air this year.