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  • Morning Notes

    New Democratic County Board Contender — A field of six has been finalized for the Democratic Arlington County Board primary. The candidates include all five who spoke before the Arlington County Democratic Committee earlier this…

  • Tetra Building Needs New Roof, Other Repairs

    A building inspection performed on the former Reston Visitors Center has revealed elements and systems that will need to be replaced in the next 5 to 10 years. Among them: Major elements of the HVAC…

  • Virginia developing rules to limit seclusion use in student discipline

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ State education officials are developing regulations to limit the use of restraint and seclusion to discipline unruly students. Signed into law by Gov. Terry McAuliffe, the Virginia legislation requires the state…

  • 2 dead in Virginia Beach house

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) _ Virginia Beach police say two people have been found dead inside a home. Media outlets report that police responding to a call found the bodies shortly after 4 a.m. Friday.…

  • Friday Morning Rundown

    More Cuts For Libraries — Fairfax County Public Library employees say cutbacks are hurting the already struggling system. [Fairfax Times] Police Programs For Teens — The Fairfax County Police will hold a Teen Police Academy…

  • Jury recommends 8 years for Virginia woman in twins’ deaths

    LAWRENCEVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Brunswick County jury has recommended an eight-year prison term for a suburban Richmond woman convicted of two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of her twins after she gave…

  • Thanks to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant region. The Avant, new luxury rentals in the heart of Reston Town Center.…

  • Just Listed in Arlington

    Just Listed highlights Arlington properties that just came on the market within the past week. This feature is written and sponsored by Team Cathell, “Your Orange Line Specialists.” It’s been a great week for buyers in…

  • McAuliffe expected to announce ethics legislation amendments Friday

    WASHINGTON — Virginia’s controversial ethics legislation could face a new fight in a few weeks, as Gov. Terry McAuliffe is expected to announce his amendments to the legislation Friday morning. The governor told WRVA-AM in…

  • Prosecutors: Evidence supports ex-Va. gov’s convictions

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say there is plenty of evidence to support former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s public corruption convictions. In court filings Thursday, prosecutors told the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals…

  • Jury awards $18 million to estate of man killed in bus crash

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A jury has awarded $18 million to the estate of a Chapel Hill man killed in a charter bus crash almost two years ago. WRAL in Raleigh reports (http://bit.ly/1IAzTEO) the wrongful…

  • Convicted sex offender in Va. found after brief escape

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities have captured a convicted sex offender who escaped for four hours from a treatment facility in Richmond. Police tell media outlets that 54-year-old Robert Hanna fled on foot around 8:23…

  • Body of Va. boy missing since Sunday found

    DUBLIN, Va. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 5-year-old Virginia boy who had been missing since Sunday has been found in a septic tank near his home. Pulaski County Sheriff Jim Davis announced…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Alabama Cloudmont — Closed for Snow Sports Maryland Wisp — Closed for Snow Sports North Carolina Appalachian Ski — Thu 5:15 am spring snow machine groomed 40 – 64 base 12 of 12 trails…

  • Virginia Tech’s leading scorer Adam Smith transferring

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech’s leading scorer last season, Adam Smith, will finish his college basketball career at another school. Coach Buzz Williams said Thursday that Smith will graduate in May and play his…