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Alexandria and Arlington Animal Watch

Incidents involving pets and wildlife reported by Alexandria and Arlington animal welfare leagues.

‘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.


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Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia


The Maroon tops Little Hoyas

BOYS’ SOCCER | With a third of the team from Europe or Africa, Episcopal’s foreign flavor is shaping into an IAC contender.


Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunities

Puppy raisers, race volunteers, tutors and mentors, and airport staffers are needed.


Dominion transmission line stirs up anger in Alexandria

Residents at odds with utility’s plan for a new major underground transmission line


Arlington candidates tangle over streetcar again

John Vihstadt and Alan Howze reprised their spring election fight for an Arlington County Board seat.


Charles Severance moved from Alexandria to Arlington jail

(Ricky Carioti / The Washington Post)

Authorities said they moved the murder defendant to avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest.


Murray helps Marshall end losing skid

(Tracy A Woodward / THE WASHINGTON POST)

First year RB Jelani Murray and the Statesmen tasted victory for the first time as varsity football players with a win over Jefferson; West Potomac earns some hardware.

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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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