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Fairfax Co. day care providers say new regs complicate business

In-home day care operators say the increase that will allow them to add two more children in their homes may not be worth the effort.

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 07:43am EDT

Tags: parenting, Children, kids, day care, Hank Silverberg, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Teen charged in connection with fatal Arlington skateboarding incident

A skateboard accident that killed an Arlington teenager has now led to serious charges against another teenager.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 03:21pm EDT

Tags: skitching, skateboarding, Arlington, Washington-Lee High School, Hank Silverberg

Scammers threaten to turn off electricity

Customers of several utilities in Virginia have been getting phone calls telling them they are late on their bills and their service will be shut off unless they pay up. And the scammers may use caller ID to fool you.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 09:26am EDT

Tags: scams, prepaid debit cards, utility company, Virginia attorney general, Hank Silverberg, Dominion Virginia Power

Vote could create 1,000 new day care spots in Fairfax Co.

The change would allow Fairfax County's 500 licensed home day care centers to watch 12 children, up from 10.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 05:57am EDT

Tags: day care, parenting, daycare, Fairfax County, Hank Silverberg

Lack of diversity may stall Virginia voters in November

In November, Virginia voters will elect a governor, lieutenant governor and an attorney general. But some voters may not identify with any of the candidates.

Monday - 06/17/2013, 05:51am EDT

Tags: virginia election, Terry McAuliffe, Ken Cuccinelli, virginia governor race, Hank Silverberg

Md. congressman proposes new funding system for roads

A local congressman has a new idea for how to pay for fixing crumbling roads and bridges across the country.

Sunday - 06/16/2013, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, road improvements, infrastructure, John Delaney

A treasury of African-American history needs a home

Mark Mitchell has a collection of more than 4,000 artifacts of African-American history, and he's looking for a home for them.

Sunday - 06/16/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, African American history


NWS: Where the weather forecast really comes from

Twenty-eight people in Sterling, Va., are watching the skies.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 12:28pm EDT

Tags: weather, Hank Silverberg, nws, National Weather Service, tornado, weather forecast

Heavy rains threaten wells, septic tanks

The rain the region has seen in the past week, along with the rain from Tropical Storm Andrea, may have created a hazard for homeowners who have private wells, septic systems or land near rivers and streams.

Wednesday - 06/12/2013, 07:03am EDT

Tags: well water, flooding, septic systems, Virginia Department of Health, Tropical Storm Andrea, storm damage, Hank Silverberg, wells

Veterans struggle to land civilian jobs

Military veterans have skills that can be difficult to translate into the civilian workforce and thousands of veterans coming back from Iraq or Afghanistan are navigating a tough road to a new job.

Tuesday - 06/11/2013, 04:18pm EDT

Tags: veterans, job market, Washington Convention Center, Hank Silverberg

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