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Religion events from around the Washington area

Boston Youth Chorus’ Men’s Ensemble, Holy Week events, “St. John Passion,” fiction with Gary Hall.

Virginia open houses March 28-29

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


D.C. community calendar, March 26-April 1, 2015

Environmental Film Festival, Cherry Blossom Festival, Easter egg hunts, live music, dancing.


Mother, daughter from Virginia on flight that crashed in French Alps

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Yvonne and Emily Selke from Nokesville were among the 150 people who perished on Tuesday.


Pr. William police search for man after drive-by shooting in Dumfries

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Authorities are looking for Andre Vaunquez Perry in connection with the Saturday shooting.


Defending girls’ soccer state champion Battlefield shifts its focus

(Toni L. Sandys / The Washington Post)

GIRLS’ SOCCER | After losing several top goal scorers, the Bobcats will rely on possession and their defensive prowess as they begin their Virginia 6A state title defense.


Prince William County man dies days after car crash in Triangle

Police said Marvin Wayne Williams was injured in a March 17 accident and died Monday.


Sherwood, Northern adjust in circle

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

SOFTBALL | The Warriors and Northern have both won the last three softball titles in their respective classifications, but both graduated All-Met Player of the Year pitchers.

Meeting to address concerns on I-66 HOT lanes

The Wednesday night session will focus on the concerns of the project’s neighbors in Fairfax County.


Prince William County news in brief

New school named in honor of Chris Yung; School Board sends budget to Board of Supervisors; more news


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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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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.

The fine art of making maple syrup

Find the right tree, tap in your spile, hang up your bucket and wait for the sap to run.

Heavy snow throughout the East Coast

Winter refuses to surrender as D.C., New York and more endure another snowy blast.

Remnants of the war

Experts are combing through items that have been left at the Vietnam Wall over the years for a planned education display.

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