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Couple plans Alexandria's first beer garden

The couple who started Northern Virginia’s only recreational broomball league now wants to open a beer garden across from the King Street Metro.

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  • Couple’s car breaks down twice in snow

    WASHINGTON — One breakdown is bad enough, but one couple went through it twice as the snow fell Thursday. Jessica Lanham knew the conditions were less than ideal Thursday, but needed to get back to…

  • Appeals court tosses gag order in ex-coal company CEO’s case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday invalidated a sweeping gag order in the case of a former coal company executive accused of violating safety standards at a West Virginia mine where…

  • DEVELOPING: Arlington County Nearly Out of Road Salt

    (Updated at 6:00 p.m.) Arlington County has nearly run out of road salt during today’s snow storm. We hear that county roads crews have been unable to fully treat some treacherous stretches of roadway this afternoon due…

  • Snow Update: FCPS Closed on Friday

    Updated, 6:35 p.m. Thursday: Fairfax County Public Schools have announced there will be no school Friday. After nearly 12 hours of snow in Northern Virginia, roads remain “treacherous” Thursday night, says the Virginia Department of…

  • Amtrak to continue limited schedule on Northeast Corridor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Amtrak says its trains will continue to operate on a limited schedule between New York and Washington as the region is affected by a late-winter storm. Amtrak announced Thursday afternoon that the…

  • Reston Association Plans District Meetings for March

    How should Reston Association’s money be spent and what should be the association’s priorities through 2020? Reston Association is in the midst of drafting its strategic plan for the next five years, as well as…

  • Miami women beat Virginia 62-52 in ACC 2nd round

    GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Necole Sterling scored 15, Adrienne Motley 13, and eighth-seeded Miami beat No. 9 seed Virginia 62-52 in the second round of the ACC tournament on Thursday. Miami (19-11) held Virginia to…

  • As storm ramps up, salt in short supply in some Md. areas

    BALTIMORE (AP) — As inches of snow accumulate on streets and sidewalks across Maryland, officials say some jurisdictions are running low on salt. Anne Arundel County officials say they are operating at just a quarter…

  • Pike Residents Organize Snowball Fight as Snowfall Continues

    (Updated at 4:40 p.m.) As Arlington weathers yet another March snowfall, residents are organizing another March snowball fight. Today, at 4:30 p.m., at Penrose Square — the corner of Columbia Pike and S. Barton Street —…

  • Police: Man who shot at NSA building was hearing voices

    MILLERSVILLE, Md. (AP) — The man accused of shooting at five public places in Maryland told police he heard voices directing him to fire at a random driver, according to charging documents released Thursday. No…

  • Nearly 1,000 flights canceled at DC, Baltimore airports

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 1,000 flights have been canceled at the three major airports in the Washington-Baltimore region as a winter storm hits the area. The flight-tracking service FlightAware shows that 500 flights in and…

  • Families flock to Capitol Hill for sledding, in protest of ban

    Despite a warning that sledding on the Capitol grounds is banned, families turned up in protest Thursday afternoon with sleds in hand.

  • Loaded handgun found in Virginia traveler’s bag

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The Transportation Security Administration says a traveler attempted to board a plane at Lynchburg Regional Airport with a loaded semi-automatic handgun. The TSA says the Lynchburg man was stopped Wednesday by…

  • Reston Real Estate: Just Listed

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. In spite of the snow and ice, 16 new properties came on to the Reston real estate market in the last week. The…

  • Maryland casinos generate $82.8M in February

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland’s five casinos generated a total of $82.8 million in revenue last month. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency released the February revenue numbers on Thursday. Total casino revenue from February…