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Beltway reopens, backups stretch miles

Hours after a tractor-trailer crash and a possible hazardous materials spill, three lanes of the Inner Loop of the Capital Beltway have reopened to traffic in Montgomery County. But the damage has been done as backups stretched for miles and could linger into the p.m. rush. Full Story

Controversy brews in Va. over heliport

Months before a Va. resident submitted his request to install a heliport on his 540-acre farm, a neighbor slammed the idea. Full Story

Reston's link to Ebola, 25 years later

The hemorrhagic disease is half a world away, but when scientists study Ebola and how it spreads, they often look to Reston, Virginia. Full Story

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Ways to save money at the grocery store

The cost of groceries can take a bite out of shoppers' budgets, but Consumer Reports has tips to combat rising food prices and other expenses. Full Story


Md. sisters land TLC show 'Curvy Brides'

Every bride wants to say "yes" to the dress, and two local sisters make it possible with their salon. See a video preview of the show. Full Story

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House approves VA health care overhaul

The House overwhelmingly approved a landmark bill to help veterans avoid long waits for health care that have plagued the VA for years. Full Story

Truth about anti-aging 'cosmeceuticals'

They are the latest thing in anti-aging skin care, but are those pricey cosmeceuticals really worth the money? A local doctor offers insight. Full Story

3 boys arrested for girls' sexual assault

Three teens were arrested for sexually assaulting two young girls in Woodbridge, according to Prince William County police. Full Story

Consumer News

What you shouldn't buy on Amazon

When it comes to online shopping, Amazon is king. But for some items, shopping at the e-commerce site can cost you money. Full Story


5 free things to do in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach is no generic beach town. There are plenty of activities throughout the year for the cost-conscious visitor. Full Story


Affordable high-end travel perk

A lounge at one local airport aims to bring comfort and even luxury to the average traveler. See what it has to offer. (Photos) Full Story

Cat Island

An island near Buffalo is overrun by hundreds of feral, abandoned cats.

Redskins Punishment

Why does this rookie look like this? It's all about punishment.

Interactive Tour

Take a tour of the newsroom and Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center.

Proud Dad

Williams announces his daughter's news on his show.

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A Rare Find

A fisherman caught a rare 1-in-30-million calico lobster.

A Spidey Fight

A man dressed as Spider-Man gets into a fight in Dublin. (Video)

National Mutt Day

Thursday is National Mutt Day! Send in photos of your furry friends.

Top Honeymoon Spots

The top 10 affordable honeymoon locations in the U.S. (Photos)

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