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  • Tuesday at the World Police & Fire Games

    Tuesday will feature two big World Police & Fire Games events at Reston’s Lake Fairfax Park: Rugby, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Cross Country running, 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Meanwhile, Ice Hockey continues all day at…

  • APS to Consider Adding Gender Identity to Nondiscrimination Policy

    The Arlington School Board will consider a proposal to add gender identity and expression to its nondiscrimination policy for teachers and other employees, ARLnow.com has learned. The proposal is on the School Board’s consent agenda…

  • Bear captured after roaming Richmond public housing project

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities have captured a black bear that roamed around a public housing project in Richmond. Richmond police advised residents of Mosby Court and visitors to be cautious after the bear was…

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders to Speak in Arlington

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is scheduled to be a special guest speaker at a policy forum in Arlington next week. The discussion, entitled “Rebooting Our Policy Agenda To Reclaim The American Dream,” will…

  • Update: RA Tetra Purchase on Track for July Closing

    Reston Association’s purchase of the Tetra building is still on track for a summer closing — and could be in use as early as next spring, says RA CEO Cate Fulkerson. RA members voted in…

  • Corner Bakery Closes in Crystal City

    The Corner Bakery at 2200 Crystal Drive in Crystal City has closed. It’s unclear when exactly the eatery shut down, but as of Monday its signs had been taken down and part of its interior…

  • Virginia bans use of deer urine attractants in hunting

    HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia has banned hunters using natural deer urine attractants to lure the animals. A regulation that goes into effect Wednesday makes it illegal for hunters to possess or use the substance.…

  • Tuesday Morning Rundown

    Soup For You — Meet the proprietor of 100 Bowls of Soup, who has gone from a stand at Reston Farmers Market to her own shop in Herndon. [Fairfax Times] Emergency Plans — Fairfax County’s…

  • Mosaic District seeks removal of restaurant

    Another R.H. Cooper Mid-Atlantic restaurant is facing eviction, this time from the Mosaic District. Gypsy Soul has been asked to leave by Eskridge (E&A), the owner of the property, The Washington Post reports. A lawsuit…

  • Va. golfer shoots 3 holes-in-one in single round

    WASHINGTON — A Northern Virginia golfer has shot what many are calling the greatest round of golf, ever. Fifty-nine year old Patrick Wills, of Woodbridge, Virginia carded a 14-under-par 57, including three holes-in-one in an…

  • Willis Group joins with Towers Watson in $18B deal

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The insurer Willis Group Holdings PLC will tie up with Towers Watson in an all-stock deal valued at about $18 billion. The combined company will be called Willis Towers Watson and…

  • Search remains in 2013 death of boy struck by stray bullet

    CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) — Investigators are still looking for evidence to determine who fired the weapon that claimed the life of a 7-year-old Chesterfield County boy almost two years ago. Multiple media outlets report Brendon…

  • Funding falling into place for Sweet Briar College

    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — The initial pieces of a rescue plan for Sweet Briar College are falling into place. Saving Sweet Briar Inc. says it has collected more than $2.5 million in alumnae donations…

  • Police identify man whose body was found in pond

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Fairfax County Police have identified the man whose body was found in a pond. Officers say the body of 36-year-old Kenneth Duane Bernhardt of Falls Church was found Saturday in a…

  • Chesapeake Bay Foundation sues Va. over livestock rules

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is suing Virginia water protection officials to require large livestock operations to fence off rivers and streams from their animals. The lawsuit, scheduled to be heard Thursday…