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Fairfax County schools to discuss options for later start times

Students at Fairfax County Public Schools may be able to sleep a little longer if the school board approves proposals that would push back the school start time.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:54am EDT
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Md. school leader named Hartford superintendent

Maryland school leader Schiavino-Narvaez named new superintendent in Hartford

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

Crowd turns out to protest Loudoun school cuts

The final public hearing ahead of deep education cuts in Loudoun County drew a standing room-only crowd Monday night, with hundreds of parents, students and teachers voicing their concerns.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:12am EDT

Communities seeking sustainability designation

13 more communities in Southeast seeking sustainability designation from TVA

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:05am EDT

Kale yeah! Farmers work to keep up with demand

With the farmers markets back in season, local farmers ramp up their kale supply to keep up with the demand.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:03am EDT

State unclaimed property auction underway

Virginia treasury department's annual unclaimed property auction underway

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:01am EDT

High school students to tour Va. health lab

Students from 2 high schools to tour Virginia's health, environmental lab in Richmond

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 06:59am EDT

Dominion to promote tree plantings at Va. schools

Dominion Foundation to mark Arbor Day week with plantings at Virginia schools

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 06:56am EDT

EPA seeks more info on western Md., Superfund site

EPA seeks to learn extent of pollution from Superfund site in Hagerstown, Md.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 06:54am EDT

April is Litter Enforcement Month

Local law enforcement in Virginia, Maryland and D.C. have dedicated April to vigorously enforcing litter laws.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:55am EDT

Is less more in health care? What hospitals are doing to convince you that testing isn't necessary

Institutions around the region embrace an American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation initiative, "Choosing Wisely," which has pushed for doctors and patients alike to question certain tests and procedures, and potentially take a bite out of the estimated $765 billion in annual health care waste.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 05:44am EDT

Silver Spring Transit Center opening could slip into 2015

The extent of repairs and reinforcements needed to the steel beams that form the Silver Spring Transit Center will determine when the facility will open. And Montgomery County officials don't know yet what changes will be required.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 04:42am EDT

Two men shot near National Zoo

Police have confirmed two people were shot near the National Zoo Monday afternoon.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 03:48am EDT
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10 things to know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 03:27am EDT

Ibanez's 3-run double leads Angels over Nats 4-2

Ibanez, 41, outshines 20-somethings Trout, Harper with 3-run 2B, Angels top Nationals 4-2

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 12:40am EDT

Ex-Girl Scouts CEO pleads guilty to embezzling

A former Girl Scouts executive in Virginia has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $23,000 from the organization.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 12:34am EDT

Anne Arundel Co. police say missing man, 82, found safe

The Anne Arundel County police are seeking the public's help in finding a missing 82-year-old Annapolis man.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 11:01pm EDT

Sketch released of Spotsylvania County shooting suspect

Police say the man held up a Fas Mart on Brock Road in March, shot the clerk in the head and stole ephedrine from a locked cabinet, investigators said.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 10:37pm EDT

Missing 14-year-old girl found safe

A 14-year-old District girl was found safe on Monday after she disappeared on Friday, police say.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 08:15pm EDT

Bulls try to pull even with Wizards

Bulls try to pull even with Wizards after dropping opener of first-round series

Monday - 04/21/2014, 07:50pm EDT
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