“We are trying to create an environment where going to college is what Ballou does,” the principal said.

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100 percent of Ballou HS seniors apply to college

Now students wait as acceptance letters roll in.

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Republican lawmaker doubts the governor’s amendment will pass

Delays on Orange, Silver Lines in Va.

Watermen and others in the crabbing industry say the rules designed to boost the crab population make it too difficult for them to make a living.

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“We are trying to create an environment where going to college is what Ballou does,” the principal said.

Jeff Sessions has denounced a state bill that would limit cooperation between localities and federal immigration agents.

A roundup of news from the Washington region.

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Under the Va. governor’s amendments, the city would have until 2027 to upgrade pipes.

Spring barged back into the area today.

A new exhibit at the National Building Museum explores the famed insane asylum.

But Virginia Republicans continue to balk, saying it could leave the state on the hook

I don't claim to have the solution, but I will say I understand viewers' frustrations given the false alarm rate of tornado warnings.

Two sisters who died in the 2014 wreck left behind 10 children; the driver was charged with manslaughter and DUI.

D.C. Public Schools will host an all-girls conference in June and create support groups.

The storm could unleash wind gusts over 160 mph.

Events include a native plant sale, a pancake breakfast, and an Easter egg hunt and swim.

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Wildlife experts have officially declared a second bald eagle egg "nonviable" at a nest near a D.C. police facility.

This is one way of ensuring you can cross the Southern Lights off your bucket list.

The 10 residences range from $5.65 million to $11.5 million.

One person, who was hospitalized, is being questioned in the Sunday blaze; five people trapped on a floor above were rescued

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