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Youth coaches and parents say some shut-down teams are traveling to counties where sports are permitted.

As Virginia Democrats rein themselves in with bill limits, some legislators see lost opportunities

Legislators will be forced to be more selective about what they file amid the pandemic.

A fine, bright day in Washington, but the curtain descends quickly

The temperature was well above average, but the late November sun seemed to set too soon.
Showers move in tonight, while some late-November warmth could fuel a few strong to severe storms tomorrow.
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Prince George's County Police found a woman dead in Langley Park before dawn on Saturday.

No weather problems for the remainder of the weekend, but lots of rain is on the way for Monday.
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Timothy E. Francis, 50, was a homicide detective who had been on the force for 20 years.
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A 3-alarm fire tore through the upper floor and roof of a Silver Spring apartment building early Saturday, displacing some fifty residents, according to fire fighters.
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A 21-year-old woman was hit and killed by an SUV and several other vehicles as she tried to cross the road in Clinton on Friday, police said.
Chief Peter Newsham will be leaving the city’s force early next year to lead the one in the Northern Virginia suburb.
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If council passes amendment, inmates who were between ages of 18 and 24 when they committed crimes could be considered for sentence reductions.
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D.C.-area forecast: Still mild with sunshine today, gusty showers and storms tomorrow

Showers move in tonight, while some late-November warmth could fuel a few strong to severe storms tomorrow.
  • 9 hours ago