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Puckett’s exit from Va. Senate undid McAuliffe’s secret plan for Medicaid

Puckett’s exit from Va. Senate undid McAuliffe’s secret plan for Medicaid

The governor needed him to stay in order to take the daring step of expanding Medicaid on his own.

Who was the D.C. area’s biggest turkey of 2014?

Who was the D.C. area’s biggest turkey of 2014?

My fifth annual ‘Turkeys of the Year’ recognize foolishness and ineptitude in the Washington region.

Jim Webb starts raising funds for possible presidential run

Jim Webb starts raising funds for possible presidential run

Ex-senator from Va. becomes the first prominent Democrat to try to topple Hillary Rodham Clinton’s supremacy.

Dashed streetcar plans create uncertainty for businesses

Dashed streetcar plans create uncertainty for businesses

Those who’ve wanted to update the aging Columbia Pike and Crystal City areas say the risks have increased.

Streetcar’s demise will deepen divide between 2 Arlingtons

Streetcar’s demise will deepen divide between 2 Arlingtons

COLUMN | Defeat of streetcars sends a message to poorer Arlington residents: Just ride the bus.

For Bulova, bad news on streetcar came in late-night call

For Bulova, bad news on streetcar came in late-night call

Fairfax board chair says she urged Arlington Board Chair Jay Fisette not to cancel the project.

Arlington officials pull plug on streetcar projects

Arlington officials pull plug on streetcar projects

Long-planned, costly plans for Columbia Pike and Crystal City stirred fierce opposition in county.

Forest Service praised for drilling restrictions in forest

Forest Service praised for drilling restrictions in forest

Allowing drilling in 16% of George Washington National Forest is a good compromise, officials say.

Forest Service plan allows fracking in national forest in Va.

The new policy retreats from an earlier proposed ban on the controversial drilling practice.

Virginia day cares anxious over local zoning laws

Virginia day cares anxious over local zoning laws

Some need approval from their homeowners associations, which can shut down operations.

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Loudoun schools again reject football-helmet sensors

Parents pushed for the devices, but officials say they are not yet scientifically and medically proven.

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U.S. senator seeks answers in Fairfax Co. police shooting of unarmed man

John Geer was killed by an officer 14 months ago, but authorities have offered little information.

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Manassas City detective in teen ‘sexting’ case sues teen’s lawyer for defamation

Detective who led case against 17-year-old says attorney’s comments in The Post harmed him, forced him into counseling.

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UPDATE: Loudoun supervisors decide against raising their pay

Second thoughts about pay raises of 20 to 40 percent, which would be effective for the next Board of Supervisors.

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Westfield beats Stone Bridge on the road 15-9

Westfield beats Stone Bridge on the road 15-9

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Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

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T.C. Williams defeats Washington-Lee in Virginia 6A state final, 2-0

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Landon boys’ lacrosse routs Robinson

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Stonewall Jackson girls fall to Cosby in Virginia 6A state finals

Stonewall Jackson girls fall to Cosby in Virginia 6A state finals

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Paul VI defeats DeMatha, 55-48

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Ice hockey: Gonzaga blanks DeMatha, 6-0

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McLean upsets No. 6 South Lakes, 48-44

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