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Linked in death, by a drug, a dealer and an addiction

(Eva Russo / For The Washington Post)

Three people died using heroin sold by the same D.C. drug dealer, who is scheduled to be sentenced Friday.

Help wanted: Executive needed to run the Silver Line project

MWAA is looking for someone to manage the $5.6 billion Silver Line rail project. Think you have what it takes?

Virginia doing away with E-ZPass fee

Transportation department has till Sept. 1 to eliminate monthly charge.

D.C. HOT lanes plan will bump into reality

Virginia’s experience showed complexity of creating managed lanes.


Warhawks edge Westfield in wild one

(John McDonnell / The Washington Post)

GIRLS’ LACROSSE | Both offenses came to play in a morning matchup of unbeatens, but No. 8 Madison had just enough to get past the Bulldogs.


Fairfax County adopt a pet

(Mary O'Malley / Mary O'Malley)

Sya, a Weimaraner-Staffordshire terrier; Blackjack, a friendly cat; and Sparta, a female cat, are available.


Herndon notches ‘special’ victory

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Herndon ended a league losing streak that dated back to 2003 with a win over Oakton. Now the Hornets want more.


Fairfax County Animal Watch

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


Fairfax County volunteer opportunities

Help sought for therapeutic riding programs, male mentors for inmates, animal welfare programs and more.


Going Out Guide

(Elzbieta Siborska / Elzbieta Siborska)

Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia

News From Around The Web

Best of Reston honors eight via Fairfax Times


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Va. Supreme Court rules for U-Va. in global warming FOIA case

The high court decision rejects an argument by global warming skeptics who wanted to see the work of a climate researcher.

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Fairfax City police chief Rick Rappoport to retire, join Amtrak police

After 13 years in the city, and 24 years in the county, will become a regional deputy chief for Amtrak.

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The death of John Geer: Now seven months of silence on Fairfax police shooting

Still, no one is talking in the police killing of an unarmed man in August.

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Bart Giamatti’s son, others weigh in on Pete Rose suspension after 25 years

Marcus Giamatti feels his father would support Rose’s continued ban. A respected writer on the case thinks Rose should be reinstated.

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T. rex at Smithsonian

The bones come from Montana and will be displayed for 50 years.

Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom in D.C.

It’s prime viewing time for Washington’s famous trees from Japan.

Amateur gets a seat at the poker table

A new TV show gives Reisterstown, Md., man chance to play with pros.

Driving for dollars with UberX

Single mothers, translators and students are among those turning the family ride into a profit center.

Last call at D.C. lounge for black professionals

With a waterfront transformation planned, the Channel Inn is closing.

Through their eyes

The InFocus project teaches photography to people with autism and opens windows into their worlds.

On the trail of bushy tails

Nearly 400 readers entered the inaugural Washington Post Squirrel Week Photo Contest. Here are our favorites.

Pillow fight on the Mall

Hundreds gathered on the Mall on Saturday to participate in International Pillow Fight Day.

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