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Arlington County Board rejects proposal for new school

Says more planning needed to decide whether to build on land at Thomas Jefferson Middle School complex.

Seclusion and restraint limits pass out of Virginia Senate

After hearing “horror stories,” lawmakers move to regulate public school punishments.

Va. unemployment rate drops to lowest level since 2008

The drop puts the jobless rate at 4.8 percent, ahead of the national rate of 5.6 percent.

McAuliffe donates pricey gifts — even embroidered dragon

McAuliffe donates pricey gifts — even embroidered dragon

The Virginia governor has banned gifts over $100, but people can’t resist giving a visiting leader something.

Republicans scrutinize McAuliffe’s appointments

Republicans scrutinize McAuliffe’s appointments

Lawmakers want documentation on all current nominees, saying there have been questions.

Gun bill to be reconsidered in Virginia Senate committee

After confusing tally Monday that had Democrats crying foul, a gun control measure will get a new vote.

Poll: Virginians back mandatory campus rape reporting

New survey finds support for ethics reform and independent redistricting, as well as mandatory reporting.

Va. Senate panel advances bill forcing colleges to report sexual assaults

The measure, which defies the wishes of some survivors and their advocates, would require schools to report incidents to police within 24 hours.

McAuliffe’s gun control efforts die in Virginia Senate

McAuliffe’s gun control efforts die in Virginia Senate

Bills designed to restrict purchases and possession were all blocked by Republicans.

Measure to boost penalty for unequal pay dies in Va. Senate

Opponents said state and federal law already prohibit wage discrimination against women.

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Fairfax SWAT team raids high stakes Great Falls poker game, seizes cash, terrifies players

Police continue to aggressively enforce anti-gambling laws, though charges against the players are set to be dismissed.

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Fairfax County turns over investigative materials to lawyers for John Geer family

The release was ordered by a Fairfax judge in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit against the police.

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Soldier’s family makes a horrifying discovery: Wrong body in the casket

The family settled with the Fairfax City funeral home that lost the body — it was buried in another grave.

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Va. weighs medical marijuana bills for kids with epilepsy

Three new bills would allow the use of a cannabis oil to battle children’s debilitating seizures.

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