Va. Democrats see gush of cash ahead of Nov. 5 election; GOP up slightly

Virginia Democrats have raised historic amounts of money in the weeks leading to the Nov. 5 election that will determine control of the General Assembly, using infusions from national groups to far outstrip Republican totals.

For some restaurateurs in the Washington region, hospitality in the Trump era has its limits

At a recent public discussion, restaurant owners described how area’s dining rooms have become political stages, one where protesters, active shooters and suspicious backpacks now figure into their concerns.
Volunteer Suzanne Petroni runs a playgroup at the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation’s kennel in Falls Church. (Kim Williams)
Volunteer Suzanne Petroni runs a playgroup at the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation’s kennel in Falls Church. (Kim Williams)

This busy animal rescue has just four full-time employees — and 300 loyal volunteers

The leaders of the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation credit a people-centered approach for keeping volunteers coming from as far away as Centreville and Baltimore.
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As the Washington Nationals head to the World Series, the historic moment fuses the D.C. region

The Maryland governor says the contractor will work round-the-clock to expedite work on the westbound span.

The victim was found in parked car in Fairmount Heights, town police chief says.

It's a drought-denter, not a drought-buster. But at least it's a start.

The men spent a collective 120 years in prison and have been waiting as long as 20 months for compensation from the state.


The D.C. area is awash in empty office space. Can it be turned into homes to solve the housing crunch?

Metro said it will continue a special late-night playoff service schedule for the Nationals' World Series run.

Thomas J. Bomba, a member of the force for 13 years, was found shot in Silver Spring.

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There’s a slew of bicycle-related proposals coming before the D.C. Council. The goal is to improve safety, but the impact on drivers could be costly.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wants new affordable units spread out across the city

Hacker figured out the username and password to access information from Wheaton High.

The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit agreed to rehear the lawsuit in December over whether the president is illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors.

They were hit in the Temple Hills area of the county.

This evening is pleasant and rain tries to hold off through the morning commute.

State and local governments would pay an additional $4 billion annually, starting in 2030.

A tentative agreement was reached just hours before the Oct. 15 deadline

The bill would allow residents who face discrimination based on their hair to seek a civil penalty of up to $5,000

The goal, officials say, is to correct a history of “racially discriminatory” housing policy.

A photo of Parker Curry gazing at Michelle Obama’s portrait hijacked the internet. Now the 4-year-old has co-authored a children’s book with her mom about that moment.

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