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State Sen. Bryce Reeves enters race for GOP nod to challenge Rep. Spanberger

Reeves joins a crowded field of GOP candidates

Service dogs navigate the challenges of covid: ‘The dog doesn’t understand social distancing’

The first classes of pandemic puppies are graduating as dog handlers face new challenges.

Metro resumes service after evacuating passengers from disabled train at downtown D.C. station

Some riders reported a smell of smoke from the train and said they were self-evacuating just after 2:30 p.m. Friday.

PM Update: Seasonable and pleasant through the weekend

Some thicker clouds pass tonight. Other than that, there will be lots of clear skies during the next few days.
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How to get a coronavirus booster shot in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

Your questions about finding a booster shot in the D.C. area, answered.

3-year-old child killed in Montgomery County car crash

Three vehicles were involved in the collision on Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring on Thursday night.

Washington Post publishes full interview with ISIS militant linked to killings of Western hostages

Lawyers for El Shafee Elsheikh, who is facing trial in January, sought details of 2019 video interview.

Arlington school board race: Meet the candidates running

One seat is open in the Northern Virginia district of 23,000.

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Republicans from Western Maryland ask for their counties to be added to West Virginia

One lawmaker said the letters reflect frustration with the state legislature controlled by Democrats.

Scientific reclamation: How the iconic Jefferson Memorial was restored

The iconic Jefferson Memorial was falling victim to an implacable enemy: Nature. Conservationists have managed to control an unsightly infestation of biofilm - for now.

Metro to extend lower service levels for another week amid NTSB derailment investigation

An investigation team — which includes Metro safety experts and investigators from the independent Washington Metrorail Safety Commission — disassembled and inspected wheel sets at a Metro maintenance facility this week.

Woman found fatally shot in Southeast Washington, D.C. police say

The 44-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Fatal crash closes part of George Washington Parkway south

The U.S. Park Police said a person was killed in the crash along the parkway near VA 123.
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American eel, marbled salamander among ‘critters in crisis’ in D.C. region, experts say

Pollution and development in Montgomery County and D.C. region are making it harder for certain species to survive. Experts are now trying to save them.

D.C.-area forecast: Cooler air takes over as fall weather returns to the region

We’ve got a generally nice weekend ahead, with clouds and breezes mostly behaving. Rain chances increase early next week.
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I-270 corridor needs bus lanes, Metro extension to improve transit, Montgomery planners say

Lanes dedicated to buses would come from traffic lanes, and a Metro extension from Shady Grove would be years off, planners say.

PM Update: Cold front passing tonight will knock temperatures back Friday

There could be a sprinkle as the front goes by. The main impact is cooler air filtering in on breezes from the northwest.

Judge orders accused wife in Navy spy case to remain in jail

Diana Toebbe loses bid to be home with her children while awaiting trial.

Capitol riot defendant sentenced to 14 months for Parler threat: ‘Lets hunt these cowards down’

Troy Smocks of Dallas, the second defendant to be sentenced for a felony, was strongly criticized by the judge after claiming he was victim of racism.
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PM Update: Seasonable and pleasant through the weekend

Some thicker clouds pass tonight. Other than that, there will be lots of clear skies during the next few days.