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  • If your cable was out, you could blame these thieves

    WASHINGTON – Cable customers who lost their service this winter thinking it was due to a power outage may have thieves to blame. Attached to power poles throughout Northern Virginia, they kept going missing; in Reston,…

  • Former Va. mayor gets suspended sentence for sexual battery

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — The former mayor of Culpeper has received a suspended sentence after a judge affirmed his conviction on a misdemeanor count of sexual battery. Media reports state that a Circuit Court judge…

  • Court in Va. hears media’s gag order appeal in mine case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawyer for five media organizations has urged a federal appeals court to toss out a gag order in former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship’s criminal case. Blankenship was CEO when…

  • Local Woof: Dog Sports

    Editor’s Note: The Local Woof is a column that’s sponsored and written by the staff of Woofs! Dog Training Center. Woofs! has full-service dog training, boarding, and daycare facilities, near Shirlington and Ballston. Spring is just around the corner.…

  • Lumber Liquidators stands behind products as stock plunges

    TOANO, Va. (AP) — Lumber Liquidators is refuting a “60 Minutes” report that raised health concerns about some of its laminate flooring products and pushed its stock price to its lowest level in more than…

  • Fmr. Columbia Pike Restaurant May Get Makeover

    The former Blanca’s Restaurant at 2900 Columbia Pike may be getting a makeover in an attempt to attract a new restaurant tenant. The aging, two-story structure sits on the corner of Columbia Pike and Walter Reed…

  • Firefighters rescue dog from frozen pond in Henrico County

    HENRICO, Va. (AP) — A dog that fell into a frozen pond has been rescued by Henrico County firefighters. Henrico Fire tells media outlets that the dog fell through the ice after wandering onto the…

  • Reston Association Election: Meet Dannielle LaRosa

    Voting in the 2015 Reston Association Board of Directors elections begins Monday at 5 p.m. We will be running candidate profiles Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The profiles are in a Q-and-A format…

  • Norfolk Southern names James Squires as CEO

    NEW YORK (AP) — Norfolk Southern named company President James Squires as its next CEO, the railroad company said Monday. Squires will replace 63-year-old Charles “Wick” Moorman on June 1. Moorman, who has been CEO…

  • Rosslyn Startup Creates Global Notification Platform

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open. The Metro-accessible space features a…

  • Ex-first lady of Virginia appeals corruption convictions

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell has appealed her public corruption convictions. The notice of appeal was sent Monday to the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Former Gov. Bob…

  • Alexandria makes best downtowns list

    Alexandria makes a top 10 list of the “Best Downtowns in America” from Livability.com. It ranks Alexandria No. 6 on its list. Livability.com says it considered a number of factors in compiling its list, including…

  • European-Style Tavern Coming to Clarendon

    A tavern serving European dishes, European beers with imported European furniture and European lighting fixtures plans to open in Clarendon this summer. Park Lane Tavern has leased space at 1200 N. Irving Street, in the new…

  • Reston Association Election: Meet Charles Dorfeuille

    Voting in the 2015 Reston Association Board of Directors elections begins Monday at 5 p.m. We will be running candidate profiles Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The profiles are in a Q-and-A format…

  • Morning Notes

    Parade Now Scheduled for March 10 — The Clarendon Mardi Gras Parade has a new make-up date. After being postponed due to snow  last month, the parade was originally rescheduled for St. Patrick’s Day, March 17.…