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Hogan’s campaign blends business, political backgrounds

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GOP candidate for Maryland governor has always been part of politics but never won an election.

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    Hands-free driving? We are not amused.

    Hands-free driving? We are not amused.

    The era of driver-less cars raises major concerns among Americans.

    Ron Moten demands satisfaction from David Catania

    The activist and promoter backing Muriel Bowser made a music video and filed a lawsuit after he says David Catania libeled him in an e-mail.

    Jesse Matthew to be arraigned in Fairfax sex assault case

    Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of a U-Va. student, will be arraigned on charges related to a 2005 sexual assault in Fairfax City.

    Part of 17th Street NW closed Friday

    Crews will be testing a flood barrier. Part of 17th Street closed for several hours

    Riding around D.C. on Halloween could haunt you

    Riding around D.C. on Halloween could haunt you

    The best treat: Seeing what costumes people are wearing on Metro. But that’s not the only form of transportation in D.C. that will be getting into the holiday spirit.

    An out-of-this-world study opportunity

    An out-of-this-world study opportunity

    U.Md.-Goddard programs offer students a chance to make history with pioneering space research.

    Can you make college students break out of their circles?

    Can you make college students break out of their circles?

    A Towson teacher’s assignments: Take a stranger out to dinner. Commit deliberate acts of kindess for a week.

    House of the Week | Chevy Chase, Md., Georgian estate for $5.2M

    House of the Week | Chevy Chase, Md., Georgian estate for $5.2M

    Built in 1905, Wirelawn has hosted parties for presidents, senators and other Washington elite and been home to an ambassador.

    Halloween not too spooky, but rain and wind usher in a colder weekend

    Halloween not too spooky, but rain and wind usher in a colder weekend

    Ready or not, here comes a cold weekend that includes the potential for some wind-whipped rain tomorrow.

    A year later, still no ruling on Loudoun sheriff deputy’s embezzlement case

    A year later, still no ruling on Loudoun sheriff deputy’s embezzlement case

    An alleged embezzlement of $200,000 has been in federal hands for more than a year without a decision on charges.

    Virginia Senate race narrows to seven-point gap

    Virginia Senate race narrows to seven-point gap

    Ed Gillespie gains on Mark Warner in new survey.

    Parchment steps forward for Tartans

    Parchment steps forward for Tartans

    VOLLEYBALL | Freshman setter Jade Parchment shows her versatility with five kills to help Holy Cross top Paul VI in the WCAC title match.

    Hogan’s campaign blends business, political backgrounds

    Hogan’s campaign blends business, political backgrounds

    GOP candidate for Maryland governor has always been part of politics but never won an election.

    Column

    Halloween carpetbaggers expose socioeconomic fault lines

    Halloween carpetbaggers expose socioeconomic fault lines

    Is it okay for poor kids to go trick-or-treating in safer, more affluent neighborhoods?

    Ebola and ‘Frozen’ costumes steal this year’s Halloween

    Ebola and ‘Frozen’ costumes steal this year’s Halloween

    On the offensive Halloween costume scale, Ebola-related outfits have set social media ablaze.

    Jo Ann Harris, special counsel in Lewinsky probe, dies

    Jo Ann Harris, special counsel in Lewinsky probe, dies

    Mrs. Harris’s recently circulated report scrutinized the treatment of Monica Lewinsky by investigators.

    This month’s class: Annandale Terrace third-graders

    This month’s class: Annandale Terrace third-graders

    The kids enjoy playing and watching soccer. They also like pizza, bike-riding and author Jeff Kinney.

    SAT cheating concerns force delay in scores from Asia

    College Board withholds scores for students from South Korea and China who took the exam on Oct. 11.

    Hillary Clinton praises Anthony Brown at U-Md. rally

    Hillary Clinton praises Anthony Brown at U-Md. rally

    On Monday, Michelle Obama will join the nominee for governor at a “get out the vote” rally in Baltimore.

    2 Pr. George’s police officers indicted on assault charges

    One is charged with hitting a Suitland High student, the other with punching a handcuffed teen in a jail cell.

    Alexandria elementary school to close for sewage repairs

    George Mason Elementary will close Friday while the sewage problem is repaired.

    In D.C., election board, too, has a lot on the line

    In D.C., election board, too, has a lot on the line

    Future of embattled D.C. Board of Elections may hang in the balance.

    Four contested seats for Pr. George’s County school board

    Decisions could help solidify the county executive’s influence over the public school system.

    McDonnell defense moved for mistrial over juror’s ouster

    McDonnell defense moved for mistrial over juror’s ouster

    It thought that Louis DeNitto Jr. was on its side and worried about a replacement’s drowsy behavior.

    Montgomery County Council’s contested seats

    Montgomery County Council’s contested seats

    Three Democratic incumbents face Republican challengers who hope to reverse a long-running trend.

    Zissman, Jewish Day School are champs

    Zissman, Jewish Day School are champs

    GIRLS’ SOCCER | Izzy Zissman’s shutout propels the Lions past Covenant Life for their first PVAC tournament title in two decades.

     Cherry Blossom Festival dates for 2015 announced

     Cherry Blossom Festival dates for 2015 announced

    We don’t yet know when the blossoms will peak, but we know when parade and fireworks will be.

    Burger Records’ movable feast hits the Black Cat Saturday

    Burger Records’ movable feast hits the Black Cat Saturday

    The second annual “Caravan of Stars” features Dum Dum Girls, together Pangea and more.

     

    A year later, still no ruling on Loudoun sheriff deputy’s embezzlement case

    An alleged embezzlement of $200,000 has been in federal hands for more than a year without a decision on charges.

    Ron Moten demands satisfaction from David Catania

    The activist and promoter backing Muriel Bowser made a music video and filed a lawsuit after he says David Catania libeled him in an e-mail.

    Hands-free driving? We are not amused.

    The era of driver-less cars raises major concerns among Americans.

    Part of 17th Street NW closed Friday

    Crews will be testing a flood barrier. Part of 17th Street closed for several hours

    Airline fares are inching up

    The USDOT says they went up an average of $10 per ticket in the second quarter.

    Fairfax County adopts bicycle plan

    New bicycle master plan maps out a bike network of 1,130 miles and calls for investments in bike facilities and infrastructure, such as bike lanes.

    Express lanes signs to appear soon on I-95

    About 300 signs gradually will be unveiled as the HOT lanes project prepares for December opening.

    Thomas M. Menino, former Boston mayor, dies at 71

    The old-style big-city boss gathered a broad base of supporters during his 20 years in office.

    $100 million in transportation projects on Fairfax County ballot

    Tuesday’s voters will be asked to approve money for road, sidewalk and trail projects.

    Delays on Metro’s Red Line over

    A signal problem on Metro’s Red Line caused delays Thursday morning.

    Virginia and Maryland searching for dangerous guardrails

    Flaws could cause guardrails to spear vehicles that crash into them.

    Fairfax, hub of traffic, adopts master plan for bikes

    County’s plan would allow for more than 1,000 miles of new cycling routes over the next 30 years.

    Empowering travelers to fix their own commutes

    Programs will someday predict problems for individual travelers and give them a fighting chance.

    Don’t let Halloween become Fright Night for travel

    It’s good to be scared when drivers and trick-or-treaters are distracted.

    Six-mile backup on Beltway’s outer loop cleared

    Delays were caused by a backup at the Georgia Avenue exit of the Beltway.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    More movie theaters have assigned seating. Is that a good thing or a bad thing?

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    Is it okay for poor kids to go trick-or-treating in safer, more affluent neighborhoods?

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    Bradlee’s passing raises a question: Can quality journalism survive collapse of media business model?

    Courtland Milloy

    Courtland Milloy

    The District’s plan to redevelop the complex has led to little more than the dispersal of poor black residents.

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    Ebola epidemic

    The virus is killing 70 percent of those infected, and there could be 10,000 new cases a week in West Africa by Dec. 1.

    Larry Hogan, riding an anti-tax wave

    Maryland’s GOP nominee for governor on the campaign trail, bringing a familiar face along.

    Friends, family bid farewell to legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee

    The funeral for former Washington Post executive editor Ben Bradlee at Washington National Cathedral.

    From Annapolis to Fallujah and back again

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown served two terms in the House of Delegates, spending some of his tenure deployed in Iraq.

    Surprise gift pumps life into Va. school

    Ruth T. Bedford gave her alma mater $40 million, a single donation that will more than double Foxcroft’s endowment.

    Embracing ‘Redskins’

    In Red Mesa, Ariz., on Navajo Nation land, a high school football team and its supporters say they are proud of the team name.

    The Marine Corps Marathon

    The 2014 Marine Corps Marathon is held in Virginia and Washington, D.C., with 30,000 runners.

    Patagonia takes work-life balance to new heights

    The California company’s flexible work program ensures that employees find the time for recreational pursuits.

    Our Washington

    From waterfronts to monuments, Post photographers share their favorite D.C. spots.

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