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With time to spare, Va. lawmakers finish work on proposed budget

The plan rejects Medicaid expansion but provides millions sought for mental-health services.


Patient transported from Clarendon apartment does not have Ebola


Officials say the sick person had traveled to an Ebola-affected country, so they handled case with caution.


Breaking down the Virginia 6A/5A North region brackets

(Richard A. Lipski / Pete Marovich / Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | A look at the tournament fields and matchups, featuring top seeds Westfield, S. County, Hayfield, Battlefield, Wakefield, Potomac and Stone Bridge.


D.C. community calendar, Feb. 26-March 5, 2015

Jewish Film Festival, job fair, tax help, ukulele jam, Cuban festival, bagpipes.


Va. lawmakers try to negotiate ethics reform, college sex assault bills

(Bob Brown / AP)

Bills on subjects including drones and school bake sales go to the governor as adjournment nears.


McAuliffe officials try to get Va. House to change vote on lethal injection

(Win Mcnamee / Getty Images)

State delegates killed a bill that would have shielded lethal-injection drugs from public scrutiny.


Alexandria and Arlington crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Alexandria and Arlington.


Capital Scholastic Hockey League finishes inaugural season of inclusivity

ICE HOCKEY | In the CSHL, the motto is ‘everyone plays’ as six Virginia outfits vie for a championship.


Alexandria-Arlington community calendar, Feb. 26-March 5, 2015

Citrus sale, concerts, exhibits, fundraisers, chorale rehearsals, support groups, help with taxes.


Wakefield’s Tham fueled by family

(John McDonnell / The Washington Post)

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Wakefield standout post player Dominique Tham draws inspiration from regular visits to his grandfather’s grave.


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Herndon’s Jason Sturm wins world title as amputee bobsledder

A wounded warrior is now teaching clinics nationwide in how to train “adaptive athletes.”

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Fairfax prosecutor resumes probe in police killing of John Geer in 2013

As police turn over officer’s internal affairs files, prosecutor prepares to rule on charges against officer.

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Fairfax County considers new information policy in police shootings

After long delay in John Geer case, Fairfax ponders proposal for release of names, monthly updates.

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SURVEY: What should the state song of Virginia REALLY be?

Virginia has many great artists and world-famous songs. They should be in the running too.

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Falling snow once again made a precarious morning commute

The Washington area shovels out from yet another snow leading to closed schools and slippery streets.

A snowy Saturday for the Washington area

The cold ground was allowing snow to stick faster, making it difficult for road clearing crews to keep up.

Sentencing of Maureen McDonnell

Former first lady has been convicted of conspiring to sell the prestige of the governor’s office in exchange for loans.

The polar vortex makes a comeback

Washington-area residents prepare for more cold weather, as Friday’s temperatures promise to be extreme.

Obama chooses Joseph Clancy as new Secret Service chief

Obama has named his acting director and trusted former detail leader as the new permanent leader of the Secret Service.

Snowstorm Octavia hits Washington area

The nation’s capital clears out from another round of snow.

14 couples say ‘I do’ on Feb. 14 in D.C. court

Superior Court opens its doors on a weekend to perform weddings for the first time in decades.

Great Dane, or greatest?

A Prince William County couple’s dog will compete at the famed Westminster show.

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