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  • What it Means When Kitty Misses Litter Box

    This is a sponsored post by Dr. Elizabeth Arguelles, veterinarian and owner of Just Cats Clinic at Lake Anne Plaza. Inappropriate elimination, or urinating outside the litter box, is a fairly common and frustrating problem…

  • ‘Everyman’ Eric Marcotte back to defend road cycling title

    There will be more riding on this year’s road cycling nationals than usual this weekend. Sure, the winners of the time trials and road races once again get to wear the stars-and-stripes jerseys for another…

  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    As the weather heats up, so too, typically, does our local real estate market. Memorial Day weekend may be a great opportunity to view some properties on the market while your buying competition is on…

  • Labor Dept. orders subcontractor to pay workers unpaid wages

    GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) — An electrical subcontractor has been ordered to pay more than $87,000 to several employees who were underpaid for their work on a new $27 million Gloucester school. The Daily Press reports…

  • Fairfax court publishes name of victim in Jesse Matthew rape case

    UPDATE – Friday – 5/22/2015, 11:30 a.m. WASHINGTON — According to court records, Judge David Schell will hear arguments during a Friday hearing over whether the victim’s “full name should be used or whether initials…

  • Pedestrian killed by tractor-trailer in Woodbridge

    WASHINGTON — A man is dead after he was struck by a tractor-trailer while crossing U.S. 1/Jefferson Davis Highway at the Prince William Parkway in Woodbridge, Virginia Friday morning. Police say Noe Zarte Mares, 44,…

  • Wedding Gowns for a Good Cause Saturday

    Attention Brides-to-Be: Want to score a dress at a discount and help a good cause this weekend? Then mark your calendars for Brides Against Breast Cancer’s Reston event Sheraton Reston Hotel, 11810 Sunrise Valley Dr. Brides…

  • Artisphere to Close With Sarcastic Sendoff

    A new art piece will lambast the closure of Artisphere on the venue’s final day of live performance. Artist Carolina Mayorga can neither confirm nor deny that she will assume the form of the Virgin Mary apparition during…

  • Judge dismisses homicide charges against Gloucester couple

    GLOUCESTER, Va. (AP) — A judge has dismissed homicide charges against a Gloucester County couple on trial in the death of their infant son. Media outlets report that Gloucester Circuit Judge William Hamblen determined Friday…

  • Police: Boy safe after taken by father from Metro train

    UPDATE: Metro Transit police say they have found Dajuan Goode and his son Damian is safe. EARLIER: WASHINGTON – Police are looking for a 5-year-old boy who was taken by his father at the Pentagon…

  • Virginia couple killed in fire were married 53 years

    HURT, Va. (AP) — The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office says a couple who lost their lives in an early morning fire had been married for 53 years. WSET-TV (http://bit.ly/1K8cwTG) reports out the fire broke out…

  • Traffic Delays, Road Closures Expected for Rolling Thunder Rally

    The annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally will rumble through Arlington starting today. The Memorial Day weekend event will begin with the expected arrival of thousands of motorcyclists this afternoon, many of whom will be arriving…

  • Richmond pharmacy’s permit, pharmacist’s license revoked

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Board of Pharmacy has revoked a Richmond pharmacy’s permit and a pharmacist’s license because of safety concerns. Westbury Pharmacy also will pay a $65,050 penalty. Former pharmacist-in-charge Faiz A.…

  • Tobacco panel OKs using $5M to pursue project in Halifax

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Tobacco Commission says a proposed industrial project could bring up to 1,000 jobs to Halifax County. The Danville Register & Bee (http://bit.ly/1Ls7geB ) reports that the commission voted on…

  • Morning Notes

    Memorial Day Closures — Arlington County government offices, courts, schools, and community centers will be closed on Monday for the Memorial Day holiday. Arlington’s public indoor pools will be open, trash and recycling will be…