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Vaccinate your kids twice for Meningitis

Your child should get vaccinated at 11 or 12 years old, and again at 16, according to health officials.

Sunday - 05/18/2014, 06:25am EDT

Tags: meningitis, Center for Disease Control,

On 'Kids to Parks' Day, a day of fresh air and fun

It's good for children to drop the computers and embrace nature, officials say.

Saturday - 05/17/2014, 04:01pm EDT

Tags: National Kids to Parks Day, Mason Neck State Park, Jennifer Simms, David Gunnells

I-66 widening construction noise irks neighbors

Work got started on the widening of Interstate 66 last month and some residents are losing sleep over the construction -- literally.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 07:35am EDT

Tags: I-66, Interstate 66, construction

Flickr celebrates milestone with photo walks

Flickr is celebrating its tenth anniversary.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 02:24am EDT

Tags: Flickr10photowalk, photo walk, Flickr, flicker, Arlington Cemetery

Sen. Creigh Deeds pushes for change to mental health system laws

The D.C. area has recently been rocked by a series of cases in which young people ended their lives. Now, a Virginia state senator, whose son took his own life, is pressing ahead with efforts to address the sensitive issue.

Monday - 04/28/2014, 12:13pm EDT

Tags: Creigh Deeds, Sen. Creigh Deeds, mental health, mental health system, Virginia

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

Tags: litter, Litter Enforcement Month, Earth Day

Loudoun County may cut school transportation to trim budget

Though affluent, the school system faces a $38 million shortfall next year.

Monday - 04/21/2014, 07:21am EDT

Tags: Loudoun County Public Schools, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

The 36th annual Easter Sunrise Service

Every year Pastor Amos Dodge has been sharing his Easter message of hope during his annual interdenominational sunrise service. Dodge is pastor of Capital Church in Vienna.

Sunday - 04/20/2014, 01:18pm EDT

Tags: easter sunday, Easter Sunrise Service, Amos Dodge, Marian Anderson

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Report highlights hidden victims of the Syrian Crisis

A new report reveals hundreds of thousands of Syria refugees are being left without humanitarian help.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:34am EDT

Tags: syrian, syrian refugees, syria

It's time to have the sexting talk with teens

"Between 11 and 4 o'clock in the morning, that is when 90 percent of sexting is taking place, because parents are sleeping," Fairfax County Public Schools Safety & Wellness Coordinator Clarence Jones said.

Saturday - 04/12/2014, 10:29am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County, teen sexting, Fairfax County Public Schools Safety and Wellness Coordinator,

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