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Fairfax County may put a meals tax on the ballot to generate $88M

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has created a task force, led by two former board chairs, to explore the possibility of putting a meals tax referendum on the ballot.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Police: Midshipman charged with assault

Police: Midshipman charged with assault, threatened cabbie with butter knife

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 01:53pm EDT

Severance to fight extradition to Va. in hearing

A man wanted for questioning in connection with three unsolved murders in Alexandria, Va., will go before a West Virginia judge to fight his extradition to Virginia.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 12:46pm EDT

Police: Va. boy accidentally shoots, kills brother

Franklin County police say 12-year-old accidentally shoots, kills 7-year-old brother

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Gas leak reported in Bethesda

The gas leak is along Wisconsin Avenue.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 12:17pm EDT

Museum sleepovers give kids a new perspective of history

It's like a scene out of the Night at the Museum movies -- kids between the ages of 8 and 12 can bring a chaperon and stay overnight in either the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum or new this year, the American History Museum during selected dates this summer.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:44am EDT

Johns Hopkins U. to honor 7 with honorary degrees

Johns Hopkins U. to honor 7 with honorary degrees including 2 who fought for gay rights

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:40am EDT

Frederick, Md., homeless shelter opens year-round

Frederick, Md., homeless shelter expands its services from cold-weather to year-round

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:30am EDT

Man fined for message left on Va. AG's comment line

Yorktown man fined for leaving profane message on Va. AG's public comment line

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:21am EDT

Chris Brown's trial on assault charge delayed

Singer Chris Brown's trial on assault charge in DC delayed until later this week

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:20am EDT
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Gov. McAuliffe to meet with MWAA about Silver Line progress

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is looking for more details about Northern Virginia's long-delayed Silver Line at a meeting with leaders of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Tuesday.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 11:12am EDT

Md. university offers federal workers discount

University of Maryland University College offers discount to out-of-state federal workers

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:50am EDT

Report: Legal gay marriage could boost Va. economy

Report: Legalized gay marriage could boost Va. economy, create hundreds of jobs

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:36am EDT

Google challenges nonprofits on ideas to use Glass

Google asks nonprofits to propose ideas for using digital eyewear Glass in their work

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:34am EDT

Virginia agency preserves land at 4 state prisons

Virginia Department of Corrections restricts future development on land at 4 state prisons

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:30am EDT

Former pinball museum owner selling off collection

The man who founded D.C.'s now-closed National Pinball Museum is selling his collection of hundreds of machines, and the second in a series of auctions is set fir 9 a.m. Sunday, April 27.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:25am EDT

Pet(s) of the Week: Chickadee and Baby Bird

Say hello to Chickadee and Baby Bird, two darling 8-week-old kittens.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 10:01am EDT

Enrollment up in Prince George's Co. schools

Prince George's Co. schools see enrollment bump, 1st in a decade

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 09:10am EDT

Foreign exchange student arrested, charged with sexual assault

A foreign exchange student is in custody after the sheriff's department says the man sexually assaulted a 17-year-old in Stafford County.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 08:51am EDT

State finds invasive turtles at Staunton store

Staunton pet store stops offering invasive turtle for sale following state investigation

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 08:17am EDT
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