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Virginia GOP candidate Dave Brat looks for balance

Virginia GOP candidate Dave Brat looks for balance

After his defeat of then-House majority leader Eric Cantor, he navigates national and local politics.

200,000 in Va. may lack proper ID needed to vote

Election officials hope more people will obtain a valid form of ID so their votes could be more easily counted.

Gillespie within single digits of Warner in new poll

Gillespie within single digits of Warner in new poll

The Quinnipiac poll shows the Republican challenger is closer than in other recent surveys.

McAuliffe to announce ethics commission

The Virginia governor will ask the commission to study ethics, campaign finance and redistricting.

Comstock, Foust go on the attack in second debate

The House candidates promised bipartisanship while vigorously attacking each other’s parties.

Surovell wins Democratic Party’s No. 2 spot in House

Scott Surovell beat a fellow Fairfax Democrat, Eileen Filler-Corn, for Democratic caucus chairman.

Va. House speaker makes a point on Puckett probe

In light of an FBI investigation of an ex-legislator, William J. Howell said he won’t confirm 3 job appointments.

Gillespie goes on attack in candidates forum with Warner

Gillespie goes on attack in candidates forum with Warner

Trailing in the polls, the Republican said the Democratic senator has ‘been a blank check’ for Obama.

Cuccinelli sues ‘scam PAC’ for allegedly misleading his supporters

Cuccinelli sues ‘scam PAC’ for allegedly misleading his supporters

A lawyer for Conservative StrikeForce PAC says his clients are “mystified” by the charges.

Legislators approve budget deal, spurn Medicaid expansion

Legislators approve budget deal, spurn Medicaid expansion

After bipartisan action to narrow budget deficit, special session in Va. reverts to old divides.

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Popular Woodson High coach Derrick Pearson hired, then un-hired as baseball coach

After the school principal overruled his athletic director, the school district reversed the decision and un-hired Pearson.

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Update: Reston’s Ayrton Climo, out of a coma, is headed home from Canada

Badly injured in a kart-racing crash, his insurance company finally agrees to transport him back to the U.S.

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At last, a new Fairfax police and fire headquarters is in sight (in 2017)

After many years of enduring the collapsing Massey Building, the Fairfax police and fire departments broke ground on a new headquarters.

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Future bleak for the Loudoun Hounds? Lawsuits say yes, owner Bob Farren says no

Offices are closed, lawsuits are flying, but Hounds owner says he can still pull off baseball in Ashburn.

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Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

Robinson boys, Westfield girls win Virginia 6A championship

The Rams won their first lacrosse state championship since 2007, beating the Langley Saxons 9-7. The Bulldogs won their first lacrosse state championship in school history, defeating the rival Oakton,13-11.
T.C. Williams defeats Washington-Lee in Virginia 6A state final, 2-0

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

The Titans came out strong in the second half, scoring the only two goals of the matchup and claiming their first ever boys’ soccer state title.
Loudoun County boys lacrosse wins Virginia 5A North region title

Loudoun County boys lacrosse wins Virginia 5A North region title

The Raiders halftime adjustments were too much for the Loudoun Valley Vikings to handle as they scored nine second half goals to lead them to a 13-9 victory.
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South County beats Lake Braddock in Conference 7 lacrosse final

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Zero Peep Thirty

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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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D.C. athletes wish you a happy Valentine’s Day

D.C. athletes wish you a happy Valentine’s Day

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Shelley and Bill: A love story

On the eve of their first Valentine’s Day as a married couple, Shelley Belgard and Bill Ott tell the story of their unique romance that has spanned the decades.
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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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Severna Park beats Meade, 55-43

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McLean upsets No. 6 South Lakes, 48-44

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No. 20 Robinson defeats No. 14 Herndon, 82-67

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A worthy opponent: A history of the Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry

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