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Conservative group airs anti-Obama ads in Virginia Crossroads GPS has pledged to spend $20 million over the next two months on ads about how jobs, the economy and the federal debt fared during the Obama administration.

Retail plans for Yards park near stadium Forest City Washington, a development firm, unveiled plans to bring a Harris Teeter, Potbelly, Kruba Thai and Sushi, Buzz Bakery, Austin Grill Express, BrB, Huey’s 24/7 Diner and a new craft brewery to the Yards park, a community on the waterfront and near Nationals Park.

Va. governor, AG, fly to conservative brothers’ seminar Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are in Vail, Colo. today to attend a seminar sponsored by the Koch brothers, the wealthy supporters of conservative and libertarian causes, including Americans for Prosperity.


Man arrested in Saturday shooting A Buffalo, N.Y., man has been arrested in connection with the deadly shootingthat took place near Howard University Saturday evening, authorities said.