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6-year-old boy on scooter struck by delivery truck

The boy rode his scooter from his driveway into the street.

Texas Ebola patient traveled through Dulles International Airport

Authorities emphasize there is no danger of anyone getting sick from the flight because the man was not symptomatic at the time.


Former Bush administration official guilty of assault

(Courtesy of Fairfax County Police / Courtesy of Fairfax County Police)

Sloan Wilson Rappoport picked up a woman at Va. clothing store and assaulted her, police said.


Fairfax County volunteer opportunities

Haunted Trail fundraiser, food pantries and Meals on Wheels, seniors’ assistance and more.


Fairfax County adopt a pet

(Mary O'Malley / Mary O'Malley)

Three dogs, Coco, Hope and Stella, are available.


Fairfax County Animal Watch

Incidents reported by the animal control divisions of police in Fairfax County, Fairfax City and Vienna.

‘Need to know’ session on Va. transportation goals

Easing congestion on I-66 is a top priority in Northern Virginia. Leaders foresee adding HOT lanes.


Going Out Guide

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Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia


Southern flair, from a wanderer

(Scott Suchman / For The Washington Post)

At Gypsy Soul, R.J. Cooper celebrates the joys of far-flung inspiration.


Five public and private schools in D.C. area get top honor

They have been named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.


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Popular Woodson High coach Derrick Pearson hired, then un-hired as baseball coach

After the school principal overruled his athletic director, the school district reversed the decision and un-hired Pearson.

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Update: Reston’s Ayrton Climo, out of a coma, is headed home from Canada

Badly injured in a kart-racing crash, his insurance company finally agrees to transport him back to the U.S.

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At last, a new Fairfax police and fire headquarters is in sight (in 2017)

After many years of enduring the collapsing Massey Building, the Fairfax police and fire departments broke ground on a new headquarters.

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Future bleak for the Loudoun Hounds? Lawsuits say yes, owner Bob Farren says no

Offices are closed, lawsuits are flying, but Hounds owner says he can still pull off baseball in Ashburn.

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Nationals Park, on its way up

With the planned opening of a Harris Teeter, the neighborhood — and its pack of new buildings — is on the rise.

Celebrating at the H Street festival

The event’s dramatic growth mirrors the reinvention of the D.C. neighborhood.

D.C. mayoral candidates confront each other in first debate

Muriel E. Bowser, David A. Catania and Carol Schwartz sparred testily over ethics and education.

The C&O Canal over the years

It’s been 60 years since Justice William O. Douglas led a hike that helped make the canal a national monument.

Celebrating Constitution Day and new citizenship

Highlights of the naturalization ceremony at the National Archives.

Remembering the Navy Yard victims

Mourners gather for a memorial service on the one-year anniversary of the deadly shooting.

Celebrating the national anthem

Reenactors mark the 200th anniversary of the writing of the

Turning 9/11 from day of horror to day of help

The National Day of Service trades in on lessons learned in the wake of terror, and a school gets a playground.

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