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Marine Corps museum exhibit explores war and identity

(Melissa Cacciola / Melissa Cacciola)

“War and Peace” captures 21st-century troops with tintypes, a 19th-century photographic technique.


Prince William County adopt a pet

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Lily, a female orange tabby, and Pudgy, an 8-year-old beagle mix, are available for adoption.


Prince William County news in brief

Child car seat check is today in Nokesville; Coyote seen in Buckhall area; more news.


Prince William County sports announcements

Players of all ages and officials are sought for activities including baseball, football and lacrosse.


Prince William County health calendar

Health-related events and support group meetings are scheduled in the coming weeks.


Prince William County community calendar

”Comedy of Errors,” K-9 demonstrations, walking tours, exhibits and concerts are scheduled.

Silver Line: What to watch for on Monday

After the weekend’s joy-riding, commuting on the new Metro line gets serious.

Parking at Silver Line garage? Check your SmarTrip card.

If you use SmartBenefits program, be sure it covers parking.

Virginia open houses July 26-27

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


Fairfax County leader adds her Silver Line sales pitch

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

As opening day nears, county wants travelers to make the most of big investment in transit.


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Leesburg chief defends police role in shoplifting case

He says that in an investigation taking six weeks there was no attempt to protect a Fairfax sheriff’s deputy.

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Woodbridge doctor arrested in narcotics investigation

Samad Oraee allegedly put pain pills onto the streets of Prince William County.

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P.Wm. prosecutors say they won’t use, seek explicit photos in Manassas City ‘sexting’ case

Photos taken of the teen last month will not be used, and a new search warrant will not be served, prosecutors said.

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Leesburg man charged in shoplifting case from Target

Leesburg police Tuesday announced that they have formally charged a former Fairfax County deputy in an alleged shoplifting case in which a Target security officer said he lost his job when he reported the incident

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Fairfax tries to address overcrowded housing

Dionicia Gomez and her two sons share a two-bedroom apartment with an unrelated married couple.

Robert F. McDonnell trial

Jury selection underway in ex-Virginia governor’s corruption case.

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam: Out of the shadows

Virginia’s low-profile second-in-command juggles pediatrics with politics

A family copes with their aging son’s autism

The transition to adulthood is filled with gut-wrenching choices for many parents like the Bucknams.

Remnants of original U-Va. dome found

Artifacts from a fire at the University of Virginia Rotunda have been discovered in a cavity of the historic building.

Come ride with me

A look back at D.C.’s Metro to commemorate the Silver Line opening.

Two dead after tornado strikes Va. campground

Two people are confirmed dead at the site near Cape Charles on the Delmarva Peninsula, authorities said.

Honors for the defiant POW

Before he was a rear admiral and senator, Jeremiah A. Denton Jr. was a prisoner who wouldn’t give up.

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