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Carpoolers offered new deal on 95 Express Lanes

Grace period designed to ease transition for drivers who order E-ZPass Flex transponder.

Holiday getaway outlook for this week

Many variables affect escape routes from the D.C. area this week.


Manassas council votes to delay decision on water tower

(Jm Barnes / For The Washington Post)

The group agreed to give supporters six more months to find the money to save the Old Town landmark.


Prince William County news in brief

County schools will open before Labor Day next year; principal named for 12th high school.


Prince William County adopt a pet

(Prince William County Animal Shelter / Prince William County Animal Shelter)

Jesse (SAR 4622) is a 3- to 5-year-old male orange tabby. Echo (SAR 4666) is a 5-year-old pit bull.


Prince William County community calendar

“The Nutcracker” ballet, Southern Persuasion band, Nokesville bird count and other events.


Prince William County sports announcements

Players of all ages and officials are sought for baseball, football and lacrosse, and for clinics and classes.


Prince William County health calendar

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


HOT lanes concept evolved from early hopes and fears

Today’s network doesn’t quite match what either advocates or critics envisioned for the D.C. region.


Manassas shooting victim in critical condition

Justin Platt, 25, is charged with opening fire on several people outside an apartment building.


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Prosecutor: Fairfax police withheld information in probe

Raymond Morrogh says that he sought the internal affairs records of a Fairfax police officer.

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Document: Judge’s order requiring information release in Geer case

The letter opinion and order in the Geer family’s civil lawsuit against the Fairfax County police and the unnamed officer who fired the shot.

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Fairfax ordered to disclose information in police shooting

County police must provide vast portions of their investigation into the death of John Geer.

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Judge to rule on whether Fairfax must release information in John Geer killing

Judge Randy Bellows will handle the civil suit, where Fairfax is resisting making any disclosures about the shooting.

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District urged to step up to combat homelessness

Faith groups say their efforts can’t address the problem.

Mayor Vincent Gray’s parting words

The one-term mayor exhaustively detailed his achievements in a two-hour speech at Dunbar High School.

Candles for justice

Friday’s candlelight vigil on 16th Street NW protested grand juries not indicting white police officers who killed unarmed black men.

Rejoicing in their roles, if only for the holidays

Holiday shows give talented locals their chance to shine.

Succeeding despite setbacks

Even as her home life imploded, Sareana Kimia continued her work, going to meetings, testifying, working and networking.

D.C. mourns its ‘mayor for life’

A public farewell for Marion Barry was held Saturday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

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