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“I do feel funny calling ‘Donuts, Donuts . . . ’ late at night,” says one dog owner.

What it’s like to teach children about the election, and its results, in deep-red Trump country

“I still get the kid that wants to know if it’s true that 100,000 dead people voted in Michigan.”

After telling more than 800 athletes and coaches to quarantine, a county halts youth sports

Youth coaches and parents say some shut-down teams are traveling to counties where sports are permitted.
Multiple people were gathered at the home when shots were fired, according to Prince William County police.
A strong storm system will bring heavy rain late tonight and a chance of gusty storms Monday afternoon.
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Showers move in tonight, while some late-November warmth could fuel a few strong to severe storms tomorrow.
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Legislators will be forced to be more selective about what they file amid the pandemic.
Shooting is reported on Bauer Drive in the Springfield area, according to police.

The temperature was well above average, but the late November sun seemed to set too soon.
Local businesses get creative as coronavirus closures continue to hit small merchants hard.
The largest artifact at American History is a timber-frame house from Ipswich, Mass.
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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.
Five others were hospitalized after the crash Friday in Lorton that killed Ralph J. Edwards III.
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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.
Amid the pandemic, the Vatican’s ceremony to elevate new cardinals had less pomp and more rules.
If I could not claim close childhood friendships, at least I could boost myself up by accruing awards.
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PM Update: Heavy rain overnight. Gusty showers and storms possible Monday afternoon.

A strong storm system will bring heavy rain late tonight and a chance of gusty storms Monday afternoon.
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