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Police probe area around discovered remains for clues on U-Va. student

CORRECTS NAME TO HANNAH- Police block the road leading to the scene of a death investigation in connection with the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham in Albermarle County, Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

A body found Saturday is thought to be 18-year-old Hannah Graham, who vanished on Sept. 13.

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    Will Artley leaves Pizzeria Orso

    His replacement is Bertrand Chemel of 2941.

    Loudoun County community calendar, Oct. 19-26, 2014

    Events include farm tours, an aviation expo, Unison Heritage Day and Halloween basket bingo.

    Tropical disturbance brewing in the Gulf of Mexico

    Tropical disturbance brewing in the Gulf of Mexico

    NHC is giving an area of low pressure in the Bay of Campeche a 40 percent chance of developing into at least a tropical depression over the next five days.

    One dead, two injured in Brightwood Park shooting

    Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Northwest and seeking a car with Maryland plates.

    September 2014 was warmest on record, NOAA says

    September 2014 was warmest on record, NOAA says

    September was the warmest such month on record, according to the monthly climate report by NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center.

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    Scenes from the dismantling of a massive mammoth

    Scenes from the dismantling of a massive mammoth

    The Natural History Museum’s 20,000-year-old mammoth is being dismantled slowly and carefully. The fossil is being shipped to Ontario for restoration as part of a five-year makeover of the museum’s fossil hall.

    D.C. forecast: Sharknadoes in 2015

    D.C. forecast: Sharknadoes in 2015

    It’s official. Sharknado is coming to D.C. in 2015. Yikes.

    Rabbi accused of voyeurism accused of other violations

    Rabbi accused of voyeurism accused of other violations

    National association of Modern Orthodox rabbis says converts had alleged misconduct.

    A 20,000-year-old mammoth gets dismantled — carefully

    A 20,000-year-old mammoth gets dismantled — carefully

    The mammoth is being restored as part of a massive, five-year makeover of the Smithsonian’s fossil hall.

    Clerk shot in robbery at Alexandria gas station

    The man is expected to survive; police asking those with surveillance footage to come forward.

    Early voting begins Monday in D.C.

    Early voting begins Monday  in D.C.

    Competitive mayor, attorney general and D.C. Council races are on the ballot along with a marijuana legalization question.

    Cyclist asks for help from drivers

    Cyclist asks for help from drivers

    Three requests on sharing streets would make travel safer for everyone.

    Your beautiful weekend weather in photos

    Your beautiful weekend weather in photos

    The weekend’s photos aren’t all about the changing leaves -- a fantastic sunset was captured on Friday and Saturday night, and we even have a bald eagle!

    Montgomery at-large council hopefuls pitch their messages

    Montgomery at-large council hopefuls pitch their messages

    The campaign forum drew nine candidates for four County Council seats to talk schools and transit.

    Furious rally has Hornets thinking about playoffs

    Furious rally has Hornets thinking about playoffs

    FOOTBALL | Herndon overcame a 20-2 halftime deficit to stun Chantilly and improve its chances of reaching the postseason.

    Riders on Metro’s Yellow Line should expect delays

    Riders on Metro’s Yellow Line should expect delays

    Delays on Metro’s Yellow Line. Track problem at Pentagon stop.

    Town Square | Contemporary mansion on James River to be auctioned

    Town Square | Contemporary mansion on James River to be auctioned

    Also new Capitol Hill condos selling quickly.

    A dose of sunshine today before clouds and possible showers move in

    A dose of sunshine today before clouds and possible showers move in

    After a very cold start, today will move into quite pleasant territory.

    Steal this job: Style consultant

    Steal this job: Style consultant

    You might be tempted to think Lani Inlander shops for a living. But as the owner and chief stylist at her style consulting firm, there’s a lot more to it than that.

    IT pros without a tech background turn to master’s programs

    IT pros without a tech background turn to master’s programs

    Georgetown and GW designed two of their master’s programs with a different student in mind: the technology pro who, at mid-career, returns to school to attain management skills. But both programs have found growing interest from students who have liberal-arts backgrounds, fell into tech careers and want an understanding of technology to help them advance.

    Obama stumps for Anthony Brown at Pr. George’s event

    Obama stumps for Anthony Brown at Pr. George’s event

    President tells crowd that Brown is “on your side” on issues affecting the working class.

    Snapshots of at-large candidates for Montgomery council

    Four Democrats, four Republicans and one Green Party member campaign for county council.

    Federal probes into college sexual assaults skyrocket in past few months

    The rapidly rising number of federal investigations poses challenges for the Obama administration.

    When the influenza epidemic came to Washington

    When the influenza epidemic came to Washington

    The 1918-19 flu pandemic that swept the world sickened 33,000 in the District and claimed the lives of 2,800.

    Six ways to have a more mindful commute

    Mindfulness experts say releasing thoughts and focusing on senses and breathing can lead to calmer travel.

    Frost advisory tonight for far north and west D.C. suburbs

    Frost advisory tonight for far north and west D.C. suburbs

    The advisory runs from 2 a.m. until 9 a.m. on Monday. Widespread temperatures in the 30s are expected tonight.

    As D.C. combats homelessness, landlords are at a tenuous crossroads

    As D.C. combats homelessness, landlords are at a tenuous crossroads

    “It’s a terrible situation,” Linda White says about her dilemma over whether to keep a longtime tenant.

    Zen and the art of commuting

    Zen and the art of commuting

    ”Mindful commuting” practitioners swear it brings tranquility to crowded trains and traffic jams.

    Seasoned GOP campaigner Comstock seeks to widen base

    Seasoned GOP campaigner Comstock seeks to widen base

    The candidate for Congress aims to bring balance to her track record while waging battles with Democrats.

     

    Annandale’s Caleb Hymans runs 5K world record time (for 9-year-olds)

    The young cross-country champion smashes the 5K mark by 14 seconds, is ready for more.

    See Cathy Lanier feed cake to a bloodhound

    It’s Sam the Bloodhound’s third birthday Thursday.

    Metro wants $1.4 billion for eight-car rush-hour trains

    Transit agency hopes to ease crowding by doing away with six-car service during the busiest times.

    Congress plans meetings, seeks data on Ebola screening

    Los Angeles congresswoman seeks meeting on screening at her airport.

    Cyclist asks for help from drivers

    Three requests on sharing streets would make travel safer for everyone.

    Riders on Metro’s Yellow Line should expect delays

    Delays on Metro’s Yellow Line. Track problem at Pentagon stop.

    Six ways to have a more mindful commute

    Mindfulness experts say releasing thoughts and focusing on senses and breathing can lead to calmer travel.

    Zen and the art of commuting

    ”Mindful commuting” practitioners swear it brings tranquility to crowded trains and traffic jams.

    Virginia budget cuts won’t stop Arlington streetcar funding

    State says $65 million is firm promise to Arlington, Fairfax on Columbia Pike and Crystal City streetcars.

    D.C. Taxicab driver has taxi license suspended following ‘road rage’ incident involving a gun

    A D.C. Taxicab driver has had his license to drive a taxi temporarily suspended following a road rage incident in which he allegedly shouted obsenities at another driver.

    Weekend traffic: Howard U. homecoming today

    Several charity events will close many D.C. streets on Saturday. Metro’s Red Line will be split and some stations closed.

    Metro’s Red Line no longer single-tracking

    A track problem outside Metro’s Silver Spring station causes delays.

    Cabbies could create traffic problem at Union Station Friday

    Taxi cab drivers are expected to create traffic jams Friday in protests outside Union Station.

    Rt. 15 in Frederick County reopens after fatal crash

    Serious crash closed roadway. Vehicle and tractor trailer involved.

    After transforming TSA, John Pistole to retire at year’s end

    The former FBI agent made bad guys his focus and tried to speed good guys through airport checkpoints.

    Local Columns

    John Kelly

    John Kelly

    In his new memoir, a Georgetown bar veteran looks back on the glory days of D.C.’s saloon scene.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    D.C. voters’ hard choice: Bowser’s cautious, mediocre record, or Catania’s combative approach?

    Petula Dvorak

    Petula Dvorak

    Women secretly photographed in a ritual Jewish bath or a gynecologist’s office are being violated.

    Robert McCartney

    Robert McCartney

    COLUMN | Fairfax shouldn’t let police off the hook for shooting John Geer because it’s politically convenient.

    Photo Galleries

    Can the Boardwalk Empire strike back?

    The mayor of Atlantic City is betting against all odds that a rebirth awaits.

    Special blessings for special pets

    A Franciscan monastery was among several sites conducting a “blessing of the animals” ceremony.

    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.

    Our Washington

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

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