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  • Petroleum spill reported in Arlington Co. waterway

    WASHINGTON — Crews were cleaning up a petroleum spill along a creek in Arlington Wednesday morning. The Arlington County Parks Department reported the spill about 10:40 a.m. near Campbell Avenue and Four Mile Run, close…

  • NYC Bus Service Now Running From Pentagon City Mall

    You can now catch a bus to New York mere minutes after scarfing down an Auntie Anne’s pretzel and wading through a sea of middle school tour groups. Tripper Bus, a Washington to New York City bus…

  • Wednesday at the World Police & Fire Games

    Did you know? Fairfax County’s Channel 16 has a nightly recap of the games? You can also check it out online. Locally: Fairfax County Police detective Jay LaWalt finished third in men’s 40+ 74KG wrestling.…

  • Service resumes after storms wash out VRE track support

    WASHINGTON — What happened on Virginia Railway Express Wednesday morning? The huge storms overnight washed out a huge pile of rocks that support a key track along a VRE line, leading to some delays. VRE…

  • Williamsburg Gift Shop to Hold Christmas Sale, in July

    Proactive shoppers can get a head start on next season’s holiday shopping at specialty gift store Two the Moon’s (6501 29th St. N) upcoming Christmas in July sale. Two the Moon, which opened last year,…

  • Morning Notes

    Whole Foods Eying Ballston Development? — Whole Foods is reportedly considering leasing a 43,000 square foot retail space in a new 12-story, 431-unit apartment building that’s set to replace the Rosenthal Mazda dealership at the corner of…

  • New Laws Take Effect in Virginia Wednesday

    Starting today, employers in Virginia cannot ask employees for social media passwords, women in the commonwealth can breastfeed anywhere they want and Virginia has two new state songs. These are two of many new laws…

  • Two-Car Crash on Wiehle at North Shore

    Emergency vehicles are on the scene of a car crash on Wiehle Avenue at North Shore Drive. The accident occurred about 8 a.m. Wednesday. Traffic is backed up on Wiehle from the Dulles Toll Road…

  • Attorney: Man regrets defacing Virginia Confederate monument

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The attorney for a man charged with defacing a Confederate monument in Richmond, Virginia, says his client regrets the action. Attorney Daniel Watkins says Joseph Weindl will reimburse the city for…

  • Wednesday Morning Rundown

    Camp Spots — Greater Reston Arts Center still has some spaces in this summer’s arts camps. [GRACE] Take A Break Concert — Kick off your holiday weekend at Thursday’s Take a Break Concert at Lake Anne…

  • Jury awards woman $700,000 in suit against Salem clinic

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A jury has awarded $700,000 to a Roanoke woman who sued a Salem clinic over her treatment. The Roanoke Circuit Court jury found that Virginia Orthopaedic PC was negligent in its…

  • Purple stripes coming to Virginia Express Lanes

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Virginia Express Lanes toll road operator Transurban will unveil new purple stripes on the highway at several locations to warn drivers about the oncoming entrance of a toll road. The stripes will…

  • Virginia Beach man pleads guilty to robbing cellphone stores

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the last of three men charged with a string of cellphone store robberies has pleaded guilty in Norfolk. Twenty-one-year-old Edgar Brito of Virginia Beach entered his plea Tuesday…

  • Southside Va. county ends 4-year fight over public prayers

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors is ending its four-year battle to keep its tradition of opening its meetings with a prayer. A federal judge ruled the supervisor-led prayer was unconstitutional,…

  • Saving Sweet Briar makes good, and better, on rescue plan

    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — The nonprofit group that led the drive to save Sweet Briar College says it has delivered $5 million to the women’s school. Saving Sweet Briar Inc. says it delivered the…