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  • Boy, 6, snowboarding on driveway struck by vehicle

    WASHINGTON — A 6-year-old boy snowboarding on a steep driveway is in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle, Fairfax County police say. The child was struck on the 7000 block of Matthew…

  • Virginia official calls black reporter ‘boy,’ apologizes

    VERONA, Va. (AP) — A county official in rural Virginia referred to a black newspaper reporter as “boy” during a public meeting, and he is now apologizing and calling the remark an error. Augusta County…

  • Morning Notes

    Arlington Named No. 3 Best Place to Live — Arlington has been named the No. 3 “best small to mid-sized city” to live in the U.S. The county scored high marks for civic engagement, education,…

  • Thursday Morning Rundown

    RELAC Referendum — Restonian has some fun with the RELAC referendum. Votes must be in by 5 p.m. Friday. [Restonian] Excessive For Policing Poker? — Fairfax County SWAT team members raided a poker game in…

  • Southern Living chooses Virginia for this year’s Idea House

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Southern Living magazine is constructing its 2015 Idea House in central Virginia. The 4,500-square-foot house south of Charlottesville in Albemarle County will be featured in the magazine’s August issue. The modern…

  • Now on death row, Fort Hood gunman Hasan to appear in court

    FORT LEAVENWORTH, Kansas (AP) — An Army psychiatrist who killed 13 people in a shooting rampage at a Texas Army base is set to appear in court. Nidal Hasan is scheduled to attend a hearing…

  • McAuliffe weighs in on year-round schools

    WASHINGTON – Across Virginia, there is growing interest in school calendars that would do away with the traditional model and have students attend classes throughout the year. Instead of an extended summer vacation, students would…

  • First MOM’s Organic Market Location in Arlington to Open Summer 2015 at Verde Pointe

    MOM’s Organic Market — prominent family-owned and operated grocer, and leading environmental advocate — is set to open its first location in Arlington County this summer at the Verde Pointe development, located at the intersection…

  • Rare, forgotten Va. plants getting some attention, dollars

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The task of taking an inventory of Virginia’s rare and forgotten plants has received a welcome donation. The Virginia Native Plant Society has donated $11,542 to help botanists with the Virginia…

  • NYC man sentenced in Va. for multi-state fraud, ID theft

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A New York City man has been sentenced in Virginia to more than 14 years in prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. The government says…

  • Va. university seeks dismissal of expelled student’s suit

    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Washington and Lee University wants a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit from a student who says he was expelled for having sex with another student who says she did not…

  • UVa. hires security firm to guide students to safety

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia has contracted with an international security firm to guide vulnerable students to safety in Charlottesville neighborhoods near campus. The university says the unarmed security guards will be…

  • US court in Virginia to hear 2 Somali pirates’ appeals

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two Somali pirates convicted in the shooting deaths of four Americans aboard a yacht will have their appeals heard in a Virginia courtroom. Abukar Osman Beyle and Shani Nurani Shiekh Abrar…

  • Guide: Get breakfast delivered to your door

    It’s the most important meal of the day — and the hardest one to have delivered to your door. But these local companies are making it easier for you to get your coffee, doughnut, egg sandwich and pastry fix without changing our of your pajamas. Your guide to breakfast, delivered.

  • Virginia’s Brogdon steadying force for No. 2 Cavaliers

    The player who teammates call ‘Uncle Malcolm’ is usually right in the middle of No. 2 Virginia’s success. He’s rarely the guy who winds up on the highlight shows, but Malcolm Brogdon has helped the…