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  • World Police & Fire Games participants injured in cycling crash

    WASHINGTON — Several participants in the World Police and Fire Games are hospitalized after a serious accident during one of the events Thursday. Three competitors were critically injured when they collided on a downhill portion…

  • Comedian Michael Ian Black to Perform at Arlington Drafthouse

    Comedian and writer Michael Ian Black is scheduled to perform live stand-up at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike) later this month. Black began his comedic career co-founding and performing in The State, a…

  • Still Time to Register for Firecracker 5K

    Spots are still available for July 4’s Firecracker 5K in Reston. The sixth annual Firecracker 5K is sponsored by Reston-based Leidos and will benefit the USO of Metropolitan Washington. There will be live music, American flags…

  • Loudoun Co. opposes I-66 tolls inside the Beltway

    WASHINGTON — Add Loudoun County to the list of those opposing the addition of tolls to Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway in 2017. Loudoun County supervisors unanimously supported a resolution on Tuesday opposing the Virginia…

  • Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

    It may be a holiday weekend, but that won’t stop buyers and sellers. There are many open houses nearby on Sunday, July 5. Happy home shopping! For more real estate info, check out Reston Now’s…

  • Columbia Pike Chipotle May Open in September

    Columbia Pike’s first Chipotle Mexican Grill may open in September. The Chipotle is planned to go into the new 3400 Pike apartment building, at the intersection of Columbia Pike and S. Glebe Road. “Coming soon” signs…

  • Del. Ken Plum: Happy July 4!

    Our national holiday the Fourth of July, or Independence Day, is known for fireworks, parades, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions and of course retail sales. In the midst of all of our “Red, White,…

  • Healthy Paws: Fourth of July Pet Safety Tips

    Editor’s Note: Healthy Paws is a new column sponsored and written by the owners of Clarendon Animal Care, a full-service, general practice veterinary clinic. The clinic is located 3000 10th Street N., Suite B. and can be reached…

  • Virginia’s Pamunkey Indian Tribe granted federal recognition

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Department of Interior granted federal recognition to a Virginia Indian tribe for the first time on Thursday, more than 400 years after the first permanent English settlers encountered those Indians.…

  • Beyond Nine Lives: Integrating a New Cat in Your Home

    This is a sponsored post by veterinarian Elizabeth Arguelles, owner of Just Cats Clinic at Lake Anne Plaza. Introducing a new cat into your home if you already have another kitty can be challenging. But…

  • Progressive Voice: Schools Solutions for South Arlington

    Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the individual author and do not necessarily reflect the views of their organization or ARLnow.com. This column…

  • Op-Ed: Clearing Up Misinformation About Reston Zoo

    This is an op-ed by Eric Mogensen, CEO and Corporate Director of the Reston Zoo. There continue to be misperceptions about Reston Zoo and past events. The recent report of USDA filing charges against us,…

  • Former Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver dies

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia athletic director Jim Weaver has died. He was 70. The university said in a news release that Weaver died Thursday morning. He disclosed in 2008 that he had been…

  • Russian police officer accused of shoplifting in Virginia

    TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) — A Russian police officer who is in Virginia to participate in an international sports competition is accused of trying to steal merchandise from a department store. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/1IvJ6AR…

  • McAuliffe announces settlement on Route 460 project

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia will recoup $46 million in a settlement with the builders of a canceled toll road project that’s become a massive boondoggle for taxpayers. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the settlement Thursday.…