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Proposal would make hybrid and electric cars noisier

The U.S. Department of Transportation is proposing new regulations that would make hybrid and electric vehicles noisier and safer to pedestrians.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 06:42am EST

Tags: hybrid cars, electric cars, Department of Transportation, nhtsa, National Federation of the Blind, Hank Silverberg


Threatening notes leave Manassas police scrambling for clues

A bizarre series of threats has Manassas police puzzled by the motive and target.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 09:19am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Manassas, Manassas police

Lawmaker launches 'crusade' against bottled water

It takes 17 million barrels of oil to produce bottled water each year. That's part of the argument an Arlington County board member will use in his campaign to cut down on plastic bottles and bags.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:43am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Arlington County Board, bottled water, trash

Newtown tragedy prompts Stafford to increase school security

Stafford County students returning to school Wednesday will see more sheriff's deputies in the hallways.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:07am EST

Tags: Charles Jett, Stafford County Sheriff, newtown, Hank Silverberg

Arrest made in killing of high school football star

Police are searching for the motive for the stabbing death of a former high school star who is being remembered as a man who always smiled and got along with everyone.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 03:38pm EST

Tags: Zavier Stringfellow, murder, robbery, Johnny Bonilla, Fairfax County, Hank Silverberg

Battle brewing over use of rivers and streams

With much of America's waterfront of small rivers and streams in private hands, there's a battle brewing over who owns the river.

Sunday - 12/30/2012, 08:19am EST

Tags: Virginia, Chap Petersen, Hank Silverberg, river

Fairfax delegate wants to ditch gas tax

Delegate Tim Hugo wades into the debate over how to pay for transportation maintenance and construction in Virginia as revenues dwindle.

Friday - 12/28/2012, 08:18am EST

Tags: gas tax, transportation funding, Tim Hugo, Hank Silverberg, Virginia General Assembly

Move in Va. to restore voting rights for ex-convicts

Someone commits a crime and does their time. But when convicted felons in Virginia get out of prison, they lose their right to vote forever.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 12:03pm EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Senator Chap Peterson

Helicopters to check for radiation in D.C.

An unusual number of low-flying helicopters will be in the Washington region throughout the next two weeks checking for radiation.

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 06:38am EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, nssa, radiation, helicopters, nuclear power

Region-wide food banks are 'stretched to the limit'

For many people, 2012 has been a tough year. A stagnant economy and an unemployment rate that hasn't gone down much has made it hard for some people to find something to eat.

Tuesday - 12/25/2012, 02:21pm EST

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Capital Area Food Bank

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