Arlington County apologizes for salt mishap

Arlington County residents are sounding off on the state of the icy roads after the county ran so low on road salt, it started mixing in sand to help motorists get enough traction to get around.

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In open letter, victim calls marathon bomber ‘a nobody’

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VA calls for its own BRAC process to close outdated facilities

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