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Police lockdown Inova Fairfax Hospital

Fairfax county police said that they have Inova Fairfax Hospital on a lockdown after a prisoner escaped.

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Callahan, defense save Stone Bridge

(Darron Cummings / AP)

Junior John Callahan induces a groundout to help the Bulldogs defeat Chantilly, 5-3, at the Bulldog Titan Classic.

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Teenage driver identified after fatal crash over the weekend in Burke area

Police said Dilbar Noory appears to have lost control of her car, swerving into oncoming lanes of traffic.

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Fairfax County volunteer opportunities

Meals on Wheels, tax-assistance, animal welfare, riding programs and help for seniors.

Crash closes part of George Washington Parkway in McLean

A crash has closed part of the GW Parkway’s southbound lanes.

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Suburbs such as Montgomery County rethink transit to court millennials

(Matt McClain / The Washington Post)

Concerns gained urgency when Marriott said it would move partly because workers want Metro access.

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Virginia State Bar cancels Israel trip, citing ‘discriminatory’ border policies

(NIR ELIAS / REUTERS)

Politicians described the legal group’s decision as an “outrageous” move that “sends the wrong signal.”

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Kastner’s shot helps Stallions top Northern

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

SOFTBALL | South County uses a three-run fifth inning to pull away from a Northern squad that committed nine errors in a matchup of state champs.

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Cold, wind and waves derail Regional Park Regatta

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

ROWING | Cold temperature and strong winds force organizers to cancel season-opening race on the Occoquan.

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A veteran commuter puzzles over Virginia’s I-66 plan

A traveler as comfortable with transit as driving wonders why there’s no widening plan for inside the Beltway.

 

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McAuliffe vows to amend ethics bills to close loopholes

Governor’s proposals include limiting the value of all gifts given by a single individual to $100 a year.

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Va. governor amends license plate reader bill, angers legislators

A bill limiting the time police could keep data from license plate readers passed overwhelmingly, McAuliffe moves to extend the time.

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When it comes to putting out fire, GMU students show it’s all about that bass

The two seniors used low-frequency sound waves to disrupt oxygen fueling fires.

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PNC Bank loses Vienna man’s $100,000 check for 10 months, then ‘finds’ it

The bank appeared uninterested in restoring a longtime customer’s money. Then The Washington Post called.

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1 person fatally shot after car rams gate at NSA

Officers at the agency’s headquarters in Maryland fired on the two people in the vehicle. At least one other person was injured.

Library of Congress gets trove of Civil War photos

Texas grandmother and collector Robin Stanford has gathered rare stereo photos of war and slavery for 40 years.

Liftoff for Blossom Kite Festival on the Mall

The event is part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Silver Spring hosts flip for Danish gymnasts

The performance team is welcomed with open arms during a stop that’s part of a 10-month world tour.

Andean bear cubs romp at National Zoo

The brother bears get ready to meet the public.

A Virginia tribe seeks federal recognition amid casino fears

The bid by the Pamunkey — the tribe of Pocahontas — is opposed by MGM and 11 black lawmakers.

From snow to rain

In the D.C. area, a morning wintry mix turns to snow, which turns back to rain.

Changing perceptions, one bullet at a time

The firearms industry has poured millions of dollars into college shooting clubs, and many students’ views about guns have evolved.

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