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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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    Teens climbed on top of a Metrobus at Stadium Armory

    A witness said teens were climbing in and out of the windows.

    Bill Belichick is badly misinformed about weather forecasters

    Bill Belichick is badly misinformed about weather forecasters

    Belichick’s recent comments are typical of those ignorant about how accurate meteorologists actually are.

    Money flies after armored truck’s door malfunctions

    Police say drivers who recovered money on I-270 have to turn it in, or they may face theft charges.

    Lawyers seek dismissal of Redskins’ lawsuit

    Lawyers seek dismissal of Redskins’ lawsuit

    The Native Americans’ attorneys say their clients aren’t the right parties to sue over the trademark ruling.

    Marijuana-infused candy found in Prince George’s

    Marijuana-infused candy found in Prince George’s

    Police warn parents to pay attention to what their kids bring home on Halloween.

    Police seek suspect in sexual assault on 16th Street NE

    The victim was walking when she was attacked and robbed.

    Traffic, transit tips for fall back weekend

    Traffic, transit tips for fall back weekend

    What you need to know for local travel: Halloween events, roadway closings and Metro schedules.

    Rockbridge Academy writes a new script

    Rockbridge Academy writes a new script

    GIRLS’ SOCCER | After falling to Calverton in consecutive years, the Scots rolled past their postseason nemesis to the MISAL championship.

    Man attacks D.C. police officer with ax in Northeast

    Police described the ambush-style assault as “unprovoked.”

    Jesse Matthew to be arraigned in Fairfax sex assault case

    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.

    Pansaari brings a chai bar and Indian spice shop to Dupont

    Pansaari brings a chai bar and Indian spice shop to Dupont

    The store sells tea, snacks, spices and house-made condiments.

    Here it comes? Still no freeze at major D.C. region weather stations

    Here it comes? Still no freeze at major D.C. region weather stations

    October usually brings the first freeze of the season to most of the area. Not this year. How weird is that and when is it coming?

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    Gorillas get a Halloween treat

    Gorillas get a Halloween treat

    The Smithsonian National Zoo released video Friday of gorillas enjoying a festive snack: pumpkin pieces.

    Maryland sees uptick in early voting for governor’s race

    Maryland sees uptick in early voting for governor’s race

    More than twice as many Democrats as Republicans cast ballots ahead of Tuesday’s election.

    Woman falsely claims she has Ebola at Wheaton mall

    Police were trying to serve a warrant when woman claimed she had Ebola; charges likely to be filed.

    Virginia open houses Nov. 1-2

    Virginia open houses Nov. 1-2

    A list of properties in Virginia that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

    D.C. open houses Nov. 1-2

    D.C. open houses Nov. 1-2

    A list of properties in the District that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

    Maryland open houses Nov. 1-2

    Maryland open houses Nov. 1-2

    A list of properties in Maryland that you can visit Saturday and Sunday.

    Convenience if you’re on the go, amenities that rise above

    Convenience if you’re on the go, amenities that rise above

    Little Falls Place in Bethesda is close to the Metro and bike trails, and each townhouse features a rooftop terrace.

    ‘Horns’ gets in way over its head

    ‘Horns’ gets in way over its head

    As “Horns” continued, I realized it was slowly devolving into chaos. Even Radcliffe’s charismatic and thoughtful performance couldn’t save the film from itself.

    Feel like a work zombie? You’re not alone. Here’s 10 things to help

    Feel like a work zombie? You’re not alone. Here’s 10 things to help

    Americans put in long hours on the job. But a lot of them are interrupted and distracted busywork

    Where We Live | Arlington Ridge

    Where We Live | Arlington Ridge

    Residents say few are eager to leave the neighborhood tucked south of the Pentagon and west of the airport.

    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.

    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.

     

    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.

    Traffic, transit tips for fall back weekend

    What you need to know for local travel: Halloween events, roadway closings and Metro schedules.

    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.

    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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