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Metro: Weekend work to affect Red and Orange lines

Some passengers on the Red and Orange lines will wait longer for trains this weekend.


Protesters hold silent march for Ferguson shooting victim

(Amanda Voisard / For the Washington Post)

About 20 people gathered at the White House for a silent protest over the shooting of an unarmed man.


Prostitution arrests on the rise in Northern Virginia

Authorities said they are focusing on escorts who post ads online.

New bus changes start Aug. 24

Metrobus changes going into effect Aug. 24, affect about 40 bus routes in the D.C. region.

Virginia open houses Aug. 16-17

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


Man pleads guilty in Arlington drunken-driving death

Aman Singh Lail, 24, pleaded guilty in a January crash that killed an Alexandria man the same age.

‘Major’ water main break closes portion of Russell Road in Alexandria

The road is closed between West Oak Street and West Masonic View Avenue.


Alexandria and Arlington crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Alexandria and Arlington.


Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunities

Volunteers for Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment, United Way, Arlington Historical Society.


Alexandria-Arlington community events, Aug. 14-21, 2014

Concerts, farmers markets, “Rocky Horror Show” auditions, book swap, Twilight Tattoo.


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Document: Jayson Werth’s reckless driving ticket

The actual ticket for Werth’s July 6 interaction with the Virginia State Police.

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Osama El-Atari, flashy Loudoun scammer, converts jailhouse info to prison release

Cooperation in rape, murder and immigration cases gets six years shaved off a 12-year sentence.

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In Aldie, monument to Civil War journalist outrages a modern war correspondent

A memorial which only mentions one fallen Civil War journalist, and ignores the rest, troubles a CBS News reporter who saw many colleagues fall in modern wars.

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Documents: In Loudoun Valley helmet dispute, here is sensor study proposal and school response

The documents that lay out the proposal, and rejection, of helmet sensors and testing at Loudoun Valley High School.

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A rarity today: A doctor who makes house calls

Wanting to work in the community, Ernest Brown tends to those in D.C.’s embassies, hotels and homes, as well as the poor.

Robert F. McDonnell on trial

Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are battling corruption charges.

Looking for customers with the “oil man”

Justin Green, who sells fragrances on street corners, is a purveyor of one of D.C.’s most durable old-school hustles.

Life at summer camp

It’s where many children enjoy a host of first experiences and have a chance to just be kids.

Robert F. McDonnell trial

Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, are battling corruption charges.

Camp Corral gives military kids a break

Children of service members enjoy time together in the Virginia countryside.

Cameras in hand, kids encouraged to capture their dreams

A photography program supplies homeless children with cameras. The kids supply the dreams.

Museum Square grows fluent in tenant rights

A predominantly Chinese housing project is under threat of being razed, inspiring unity among its diverse neighbors.

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