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  • No. 22 West Virginia turns back Marshall 69-56

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Bria Holmes scored 16 points, Lanay Montgomery had 15 points and 14 rebounds as No. 22 West Virginia used a strong first half to beat Marshall 69-56 on Saturday. Averee Fields…

  • Manassas man arrested after shooting at acquaintances

    WASHINGTON — Police in Prince William County, Virginia are investigating a shooting in Manassas in which three people were wounded. Shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, officers went to the 10100 block of Portsmouth Road to…

  • Virginia Tech tops The Citadel 64-61

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Adam Smith scored 16 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 64-61 victory over The Citadel on Saturday. Smith scored 14 of his 16 in the second half, helping the Hokies…

  • Summers Restaurant to Close

    Summers Restaurant and Sports Bar in Courthouse will close after Dec. 31. The restaurant announced on its Facebook page Friday that it is terminating its lease as of Jan. 1, 2015. It did not specify…

  • Don’t speed: it could get your EZ Pass suspended

    WASHINGTON – Speeding through toll plazas can get your EZ Pass privileges suspended. USA TODAY reports that some states flag drivers and issue warnings if they drive too fast through the EZ Pass toll plaza lanes.…

  • Va. teen killed by hit-and-run driver on way to school

    WASHINGTON —  There was an emotional search in the Winchester, Virginia area Friday night for a hit-and-run driver who left a 15-year-old boy dead on his way to school, ABC 7 reports. Tristan Long, a sophomore…

  • Kehres takes some blame after latest Stagg Bowl loss

    SALEM, Va. (AP) — Vince Kehres has been a head coach for 30 games in his career, and part of the staff at Mount Union for 10 of its 11 national championships. He doesn’t have…

  • Wis-Whitewater beats Mount Union for D-III title

    SALEM, Va. (AP) — Matt Behrendt was the overshadowed quarterback again. Until they played the game. The Wisconsin-Whitewater senior threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns and the Warhawks continued their mastery of Mount Union…

  • Possible Norovirus Outbreak at Long Branch Elementary

    School and health department officials are investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at Long Branch Elementary School. At least 20 students went to the school clinic Friday because of nausea or vomiting, according to Arlington Dept. of…

  • UVa. leaders lash out at magazine, announce new changes

    WASHINGTON — The University of Virginia’s leaders are lashing out at Rolling Stone and promising new, more specific changes in the wake of the article detailing an alleged gang-rape in a fraternity house that the…

  • Suspected Honduran drug kingpins extradited to US

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Two Honduran brothers suspected of running one of the world’s largest drug-trafficking rings have been extradited to the U.S. and charged in federal court. The Valle Valle (VYE’-ay VYE’-ay) brothers, 42-year-old…

  • U. Va. Board chair decries ‘drive-by journalism’

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The chairman of the University of Virginia Board of Visitors ripped into Rolling Stone magazine Friday, saying the magazine unfairly tarnished the school’s image with a piece of “drive-by journalism,” hurt…

  • School Board Approves Plan to Move H-B Woodlawn

    (Updated at 5:15 p.m.) The Arlington School Board voted last night to move the H-B Woodlawn program from its home on Vacation Lane to the Wilson School site in Rosslyn. The Wilson School, which preservationists launched…

  • Open Houses This Weekend in Reston

    House hunting? Here is a selection of open houses this weekend in Reston. 1614 Park Overlook Drive 4BR, 3.5BA TH $465,000 Open Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.     12185 Abington Hall Place 2BR, 2BA…

  • Fleet Forces Command has new commander

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — U.S. Fleet Forces Command has a new commander. Adm. Phil Davidson assumed command on Friday after being promoted to admiral. The ceremony was officiated by teleconference by Adm. Bill Gortney, who…