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  • Lost Loudoun Co. SATs put students in bind

    WASHINGTON — All the studying, stressing and focusing that go into taking the SAT are generally rewarded with a score fit to dangle in front of a university, but that is not the case for…

  • Fairfax Co. hopes to squeeze more cash out of Richmond for schools

    WASHINGTON — After a bitter and public battle over school funding, Fairfax County governor and school leaders are trying to patch things up, but their solution of finding budget relief from state resources may run…

  • September trial date set for U.Va. student in bloody arrest

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A September trial date has been set for a University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest outside a bar sparked a public uproar. Martese Johnson’s arrest in March gained widespread attention…

  • Progressive Voice: Happy Bike Month!

    Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the individual author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the author’s organization or of ARLnow.com.…

  • Virginia toddler dies after accidentally shooting self

    LUNENBURG, Va. (AP) — Police say a toddler has died from injuries suffered when he accidentally shot himself with a handgun. The Lunenburg County Sheriff’s Office tells media outlets that the 2-year-old boy died on…

  • Arlington County Board Candidates Tackle Business Concerns

    At a forum last night, the candidates for Arlington County Board discussed ways to address the high amount of empty office space in Arlington while discussing how the county can be more attractive for businesses. The eight candidates…

  • Del. Ken Plum: Transit Means Business

    A couple of weeks ago, I dropped off my Prius for service at a dealership near the Spring Hill Station on the Silver Line and caught the Metro for a one-stop trip to the Greensboro…

  • Medical examiner: Franklin boy died from blunt force trauma

    ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) — Police say the Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that blunt force trauma caused the death of a 3-year-old Franklin County boy. Callen Mullins was found dead inside the Glade Hill…

  • Weekend Fun Nearby: Herndon Festival

    Sign of summer: The 35th annual Herndon Festival kicks off Thursday night. This four-day street fair is fun for the whole family, with rides, beer trucks, a wine garden, food vendors and some new special…

  • Morning Notes

    School Bus Stop Violations in Arlington — There were 155 traffic violations issued over a three year period in Arlington for drivers who passed school buses at bus stops. That compares 655 such violations issued in Fairfax…

  • Thursday Morning Rundown

    Big Reston Bucket List — Here’s a giant checklist of (mostly family friendly) fun things to do around Reston this summer. [Modern Reston] Airport RideSharing — Should services such as Uber and Lyft be allowed…

  • Bond revoked for Roanoke woman charged in death of daughter

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A judge has revoked the bond of a Roanoke woman who was charged with involuntary manslaughter in her infant daughter’s drowning death after he says she violated restrictions. The Roanoke Times…

  • VRE launches ticket app, but many monthly riders have to wait

    WASHINGTON — Virginia Railway Express’ new electronic tickets are on a roll. The transit service’s new mobile app that allows riders to buy and use tickets on an iPhone or Android device was downloaded 3,400…

  • Va. panel issuing ideas to combat campus sex assaults

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A task force created by Gov. Terry McAuliffe is poised to issue its recommendations to combat sexual assaults on Virginia’s college campuses. Attorney General Mark R. Herring will present the recommendations…

  • Former Norfolk Mayor Hill dies

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A former mayor of Norfolk has died. The city issued a statement Wednesday saying that Irvin B. Hill passed away at the age of 87. Hill served on the Norfolk City…