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It was hard to tell whether his eyes were actually open when Derek Jones shuffled into his dimly lit kitchen at 5:45 a.m., the smell of bacon in the air. The 16-year-old didn't speak, but took directions from his mother who whispered: "I have your...
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — To get a sense of just how much federal government spending influences the Washington metropolitan area, all you have to do is listen to the ads on an all-news radio station there. Instead of promoting happy hours and...
Sun StaffTornadoes occur somewhere in Maryland nearly every year. But few have had the power to pick up automobiles and cause the deaths, injuries and destruction seen from College Park to Laurel on Monday. "I was impressed by the continued strength of the...
State Sen. Mark Herring, D-Loudoun, beat out his rival Justin Fairfax in a straw poll in Northern Virginia Saturday as the two compete for the Democratic nomination for attorney general. The Mount Vernon District Democratic Committee straw poll - the...
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An outsider with experience in leading a neighboring state through sometimes-unpopular reforms will become the next Maryland superintendent of schools, the state school board announced Friday. Delaware Secretary of Education Lillian M. Lowery, a 57-year-...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterGun-control advocates have been largely stymied in their efforts to get significant new firearms restrictions, but they still believe they can achieve one goal: closing a loophole that allows sales at gun shows without background checks on purchasers....
The arrest recently of a group of "woodchucks" by Fairfax County, Va., police is just one example of why homeowners nationwide should use caution when hiring people to do odd jobs around their properties. Woodchucks are so named in this part of the...
WDBJ7 ReporterThere's a new push to allow people in Virginia to vote early. A Fairfax County State Senator introduced the legislation. During last week's election some lines in Fairfax County were up to four hours long. And at some precincts in Roanoke County, people...
As summer's fleeting charms begin to fade, fall swirls into view in a burst of kaleidoscopic color. Relish autumn's arrival with 50 nifty travel ideas for the Mid-Atlantic region: from leaf peeping and leisurely drives, to museum-hopping, fall-inspired...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
CNNAt long last, a cold front will snap a stubborn heat wave that has roasted much of the country for more than a week. However, the front is also expected to bring storms as it moves through the Midwest and Northeast on Sunday. The front has already...
KTLA NewsOAKLAND, Calif. -- A former nursing student plead not guilty Monday to seven counts of murder in a shooting rampage at a vocational school in Oakland. One L. Goh, 43, is also charged with three counts of attempted murder in the April 2 rampage at Oikos...
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