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Virginia Tech breaks ground on new campus in Alexandria

The 3.5-acre graduate campus is meant to expand the workforce for Northern Virginia’s booming tech sector.
  • Sep 14, 2021
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She became mayor to reform Charlottesville. After her police chief was fired, she’s calling it quits, too.

Nikuyah Walker's announcement comes days after Charlottesville's first Black woman police chief was fired by the city manager.
  • Sep 11, 2021
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This Northern Virginia city already needed to fix its storm pipes. But climate change is making it worse.

More frequent and intense weather is bringing heavier rainfall to storm systems that were never outfitted for weather this severe.
  • Sep 3, 2021
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A mysterious sickness blinding birds has disappeared as suddenly as it arrived

Virginia wildlife officials have given bird lovers the greenlight to put their feeders back up. But they still don’t know what caused the crisis.
  • Aug 22, 2021

Fairfax County, Alexandria school and other government employees must get a coronavirus vaccine or be tested

D.C.-area officials are ramping up vaccination efforts as coronavirus cases rise.
  • Aug 20, 2021
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D.C.-area health departments offer third doses of vaccines to immunocompromised

The extra vaccine doses were authorized for a small subset of the population last week.
  • Aug 17, 2021

Arlington county, school workers must get coronavirus vaccine or get regular tests

The requirement, which goes into effect Aug. 30, makes the county the first local jurisdiction in Northern Virginia to implement a mandate.
  • Aug 12, 2021
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Alexandria’s controversial halal chicken slaughterhouse isn’t ruffling as many feathers anymore

Neighboring businesses in the area had cried fowl, saying the shop could stink up the streets or provoke dogs at pet daycares.
  • Aug 12, 2021

Alexandria will use Rescue Plan funds to give $500 a month to some low-income families

Flush with millions in extra cash, the Northern Virginia city is testing out an idea that has gained steam across the United States and beyond.
  • Aug 10, 2021

D.C.-area hospitals do not yet have vaccine mandates for staffers — but many will soon

Calls for a vaccination requirement for health-care workers have risen as the delta variant of the coronavirus drives an increase in infections.
  • Aug 6, 2021