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Workers find historic remnants of original U-Va. Rotunda

(Norm Shafer / For The Washington Post)

While restoring the University of Virginia’s iconic Rotunda, workers found pieces of its Jeffersonian past.

Parking at Silver Line garage? Check your SmarTrip card.

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


The newbie guide: What you should know to ride Metrorail

(Bill O'Leary / The Washington Post)

Riders follow rules and traditions. These tips will help you get along.


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IT help for seniors, therapeutic riding programs, animal welfare, language and literacy instruction and more


Loudoun will pay Delgaudio’s legal fees in recall case

(Tracy A Woodward / Post)

The county will pay about $35,500 to cover the cost of Delgaudio’s defense against a failed recall petition.


Warner and Gillespie to face off in first debate

The Democratic senator and his GOP rival will square off for 90 minutes at the Greenbrier resort on Saturday.

Metro reboots faulty ‘next-train’ signs for Blue Line

Riders complained they didn’t have information to make travel decisions.


Suspect linked to unsolved 2002 murder of Ashburn girl

The suspect in the murder of teen Erica Heather Smith committed suicide, authorities say.

So we have Silver Line. What’s next?

Travelers want extensions to Centreville, Woodbridge, Baltimore and Southern Maryland. Don’t count on that.


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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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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.

Robert E. Lee mansion renovation plan gets a boost

Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein is donating more than $12 million to restore the property.

Washington kids go to ‘Farm Camp’

At Woodlawn Plantation in Alexandria, Va., kids learn about where their food comes from, healthy eating, cooking and bugs.

No easy ride

Americans participated in the Brompton National Championships folding bike race for a chance to win a trip to England.

Saying goodbye to a Prince George’s leader

Mourners pay their respects to Wayne K. Curry, the first black Prince George’s County executive.

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