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  • Unbeatens Kentucky, Virginia still sit atop AP Top 25 poll

    Kentucky stays in its season-long perch atop the AP Top 25 and has taken back one of its lost first-place votes from No. 2 Virginia. The Wildcats (19-0) were No. 1 on 64 of 65…

  • Jury in CIA leak trial says it can’t reach unanimous verdict

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Jurors said Monday that they could not reach a unanimous verdict in the case of a former CIA officer accused of leaking secrets about a classified operation to thwart Iran’s nuclear…

  • Jurors in CIA leak trial say they can’t reach unanimous verdict; judge urges them to continue

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Jurors in CIA leak trial say they can’t reach unanimous verdict; judge urges them to continue.

  • FCPS Cancels Monday Afternoon, Evening Activities

    All activities scheduled in Fairfax County public schools or on school grounds for this afternoon and evening are canceled, Jan. 26, (Condition 6), including: extracurricular activities interscholastic contests team practices field trips middle school after-school programs…

  • Rosslyn Startup Hopes to Become Bitcoin Powerhouse

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open. The Metro-accessible space features a…

  • Dog attacks and injures 3 people in Culpeper County

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a pit bull that attacked and injured two children and an adult in Culpeper County. Sheriff Scott Jenkins tells media outlets that the brownish-red dog attacked its…

  • Freight train kills pedestrian outside Culpeper

    CULPEPER, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was hit by a CSX freight train. State police Sgt. Les Tyler tells the Culpeper Star-Exponent (http://bit.ly/1BfmL2j ) that the…

  • Kapnos Taverna Opens in Ballston Tomorrow

    “Top Chef” contestant Mike Isabella’s first restaurant venture in Arlington is finally opening its doors tomorrow (Tuesday). Kapnos Taverna was announced September 2013 and planned for summer 2014. As most openings in the local restaurant…

  • Further reduction in school tests advances in Va. Senate

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A further reduction in high-stakes standardized tests taken by Virginia schoolchildren is advancing in the Virginia Senate. On a 3-2 vote Monday, a subcommittee approved a bill from Sen. John Miller…

  • Va. Senate committee defeats gun control proposals

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A series of gun control measures has been defeated by a Republican-controlled Virginia Senate committee. The Senate Courts of Justice panel voted Monday against bills aimed at beefing up Virginia’s gun…

  • Morning Notes

    School Boundary ‘Refinements’ Approved, Parents Peeved — The Arlington School Board on Thursday approved a series of small “refinements” to elementary school boundaries in North Arlington by a 3-1 vote. The changes will impact a…

  • Fill This Space: Reston’s Former Visitors Center

    It’s a 3,200-square-foot building in a lush lakeside setting. It’s the former Reston Visitors Center, and Reston Association is considering purchasing it for community use. RA voted at its regular meeting on Thursday to send…

  • Va. Senate panel OKs mandatory campus sex assault reporting

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Legislation to mandate reporting of alleged campus sexual assaults to police is advancing in the General Assembly. A state Senate subcommittee approved a bill Monday submitted by Republican Sen. Richard Black…

  • Records turned over in fatal Fairfax County police shooting

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Fairfax County has turned over investigative records in the fatal police shooting of a northern Virginia father of two who witnesses say was unarmed. The Washington Post reports (http://wapo.st/1EmZ6U0 ) that…

  • MeadWestvaco, Rock-Tenn join to form $16B packaging behemoth

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco will join forces to create a $16 billion global packaging company, driving down its own costs and possibly gaining the scale to better dictate prices. The new company,…