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  • I-66 EB reopens near Fauquier/Prince William county line

    WASHINGTON — Interstate 66 eastbound at mile marker 38, near the Fauquier/Prince William county line, has reopened after a tractor-trailer crash just before 9 a.m. The accident caused huge delays and force th Virginia Department of Transportation…

  • Tejada: Democrats Must Prevent ‘New Arlington of Rich, Entitled People’

    When Arlington County Board member Walter Tejada retires at the end of his term this year, he hopes his replacement represents the same “progressive values” he worked toward in 12 years on the dais. Tejada is…

  • Icy Roads, Salt Shortage Making Travel Around Arlington Treacherous

    Icy roads are leading to numerous crashes and road closures this morning. “We’ve already responded to several vehicle accidents this morning,” the Arlington County Fire Department said this morning via Twitter. “Please slow down and use…

  • Friday Morning Rundown

    Silver Line Status — Greater, Greater Washington has a breakdown of Silver Line usage and points out that Wiehle-Reston East is not only a busy departure point but also is the largest single commuting destination…

  • Junk mail: Former carrier accused of dumping mail in ravine

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Officials say a former letter carrier dumped undelivered mail into a ravine in Virginia four times this year. The Virginian-Pilot reports (http://bit.ly/1GqiCzW) that a neighborhood man in Norfolk found the mail…

  • 6 D.C.-area companies land on Fortune’s Best Companies list

    Fortune magazine is out with its 2015 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For, and six local names made the second half of the list. Taking the top spot locally was Marriott International, which…

  • Man who raped, killed Va. woman loses US appeal

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has rejected the appeal of a man convicted in the 1994 rape and murder of a Petersburg woman. Shermaine Ali Johnson was 16 when he killed Hope…

  • Roads Still Icy, County Government Open Late

    It’s Frozen Friday. If you are venturing out to shovel — or go to work — here is what you need to know: It’s 10 degrees at 7:30 a.m. in Reston — but the high…

  • County Government, Courts Opening Delayed

    (Updated at 10:45 a.m.) Schools are closed today, and Arlington County government offices and courts will be opening at 11:00 a.m. Other county facilities also have delayed openings. Libraries, except for the Plaza library, are…

  • Liberty University creating School of Divinity

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Liberty University has merged its undergraduate School of Religion and its Baptist Theological Seminary to create a divinity school. President Jerry Falwell says the marriage will make the Liberty University School…

  • Annual James River Expedition taking applications

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The James River Association is taking applications until March 20 for its floating classroom, which transports Virginia students down the 340-mile length of the James. The 5th annual James River Expedition…

  • Car passenger swept away by floodwater in Va. found dead

    DAVENPORT, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police team has recovered a vehicle and a deceased passenger in Buchanan County after the car was swept into the Russell Fork River. Officials say a 2007 Chevrolet…

  • 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.” Is this déjà vu all over again? Didn’t…

  • 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.…

  • During ‘spring forward,’ some people’s sleep routine lags

    WASHINGTON — It may be a little hard to believe with all the snow outside, but it’s almost time to “spring forward.” Daylight Saving Time starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, and while most people handle the…