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Health agency says it's OK to use Dan River

North Carolina public health agency revises advisory for Dan River; suggests there is no risk

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 05:26pm EDT

Historically black colleges face uncertain future

Declining enrollments and financial struggles make it tough for historically black colleges

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:58pm EDT

Maryland official: Don't panic over Sandy Point bull shark

The beach at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis was evacuated Monday as a precaution after a park ranger thought he saw a bull shark in the water.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:57pm EDT

Police: Man leaves mom, 98, in truck at casino

Police say man left 98-year-old mother in truck for hours at Maryland casino parking garage

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:40pm EDT

Appeals court in Va. upholds health care subsidies

Federal appeals court in Virginia rules in Obama administration's favor on health subsidies

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:29pm EDT

L'Enfant Trust completes first restoration project; former drug house ready for residents

It's a tale of second chances. Once home to drug users and vagrants, an abandoned home in Anacostia has been renovated and is ready to welcome new, full-time residents.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:26pm EDT

VSP police investigate deadly crash in no. Va.

Sheriff's pursuit in northern Virginia ends in crash, death of driver; VSP investigating

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:10pm EDT

Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung

Retired coal miner asks Congress to help clear backlog for black lung disease benefits

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 04:00pm EDT

Vermont sues Dollar Tree over sale of jewelry

Vermont sues Dollar Tree over sale of jewelry that state says contains toxic substances

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:40pm EDT

Boy hospitalized after being pulled from Rockville pool

A child is fighting for his life after being pulled from an area pool Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:31pm EDT

McAuliffe orders spending on small businesses

Gov. Terry McAuliffe orders more Va. state spending with small businesses, women, minorities

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:10pm EDT

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

Library of Congress honors 'Piano Man' Billy Joel with Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 03:09pm EDT

Ex-Ala Sen. Jeremiah Denton buried at Arlington

Former Alabama Sen. Jeremiah Denton buried at Arlington

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:50pm EDT

Virginia man charged after dogs killed during argument

A man in Dumfries, Virginia was arrested Monday after police investigating a domestic violence call found two dead dogs.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:49pm EDT

Md. gun law debated in federal court

Md. lawyers ask federal judge to throw out lawsuit against gun-control law

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:40pm EDT

Maryland road rage murder trial underway

Detective on trial for murder in Maryland road rage case; says he thought family was in danger

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:28pm EDT

Montgomery Co. saves $2.9M, targets ineligible tax credits

Montgomery County's finance director said the county has saved $2.9 million in home tax credits since 2012 by identifying rental housing and second homes that were incorrectly receiving the credits.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:25pm EDT

New beer hall for Dupont, a restaurant named for Boss and other new restaurant news

Summer isn't slowing down the D.C. restaurant openings, with the past week bringing a beer hall, a new downtown restaurant and bar, and a Chevy Chase lunch spot.

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:17pm EDT

Tests show fox that bit girl in Henrico was rabid

Fox that bit girl's ankle in Henrico County tests positive for rabies

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 02:00pm EDT

Body in James River identified as missing boater

Authorities identify man's body found in James River as that of missing boater

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 01:48pm EDT
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