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  • Marlboro maker Altria’s 4Q profit more than doubles

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marlboro maker Altria Group Inc.’s profit more than doubled in the fourth quarter on higher cigarette prices and lower costs for paying down debt. The owner of the nation’s biggest cigarette…

  • Virginia family sues General Motors after 2012 death

    BRODNAX, Va. — A Virginia family says they plan to sue General Motors after the car manufacturer turned them down for compensation following a deadly crash. On Jan. 6, 2012, Marquis Wood was driving his…

  • Work progressing on $50 million renovation of U.Va. Rotunda

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Work is progressing on the University of Virginia’s Rotunda, with workers removing the old, weathered column capitals. Capitals are the uppermost, load-bearing portion of a column. Their replacements were carved in…

  • Va. middle school students participating in NASA challenge

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Students at nine Virginia middle schools are participating in a NASA program to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The Virginia Department of Education says the state is one of ten…

  • Update on the latest news, sports, business and entertainment

    JAPAN-ISLAMIC STATE No word on IS hostages TOKYO (AP) — Neither Japanese nor Jordanian officials have heard from militants who are threatening to kill a Japanese journalist and Jordanian military pilot. A day ago, the…

  • Thank You to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays, we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Reston Serenity Smiles – Hoda Kazemifar, DMD, offers complete dental services for the entire family. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant…

  • 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.” The cold weather hasn’t kept the buyers away,…

  • No. 4 Duke at No. 2 Virginia headlines week ahead in ACC

    A look at things to watch this week in the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 4 Duke at No. 2 Virginia. The Cavaliers (19-0, 7-0) are one of the nation’s last two…

  • Public meeting held on widening I-66, adding tolls

    FAIRFAX, Va. — At a meeting Thursday at the Virginia Department of Transportation headquarters, dozens of residents came out to give their opinions on whether to add a new lane, and tolls, to Interstate 66.…

  • Top 25 Capsules

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 17 points, Alaina Coates had 14 points and 10 rebounds and No. 1 South Carolina routed Alabama for the second time this month in a 85-54 victory Thursday…

  • Westbeld leads No. 4 Notre Dame women past Va Tech 74-50

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Sometimes in college basketball, inexperienced teams have letdowns on the road against inferior opponents. Notre Dame had no such trouble against Virginia Tech. Kathryn Westbeld scored a career-high 17 points in…

  • Old Dominion cruises to 71-56 win over FIU

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Trey Freeman and Jonathan Arledge pumped in 17 points apiece to lead Old Dominion to a 71-56 win over Florida International on Thursday night. Freeman also hauled in seven rebounds and…

  • Thompson leads George Mason past Saint Louis 68-60

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Shevon Thompson scored 19 points, hauled in 14 rebounds and led George Mason to a 68-60 win over Saint Louis on Thursday night. Corey Edwards contributed 16 points and Marquise Moore…

  • Wallace leads High Point past Liberty, 72-53

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Devante Wallace hit 5 of 7 3-pointers and scored 19 points to help High Point beat Liberty 72-53 and move to 8-2 in Big South Conference play for the first time…

  • Virginia’s McCarthy sidelined after undergoing back surgery

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — All-American outfielder Joe McCarthy of Virginia will miss approximately 12 weeks of the season after undergoing back surgery. Coach Brian O’Connor says McCarthy had the surgery Thursday. The Scranton, Pennsylvania, native…