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  • House panel kills minimum wage proposal

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Republican-led House committee has killed a proposal to raise Virginia’s minimum wage. The House Committee on Commerce and Labor voted Tuesday to table a proposal aimed at raising incrementally the…

  • 2 injured, one critically, in Arlington parking-lot hit-and-run

    WASHINGTON — One man has life-threatening injuries and another was hurt during a hit-and-run in Arlington on Tuesday afternoon. The Washington Post reports that it happened on Columbia Pike, about a block west of Glebe…

  • Va. Senate panel votes to leave gay-marriage ban in law

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A state Senate committee isn’t ready to take Virginia’s overturned gay-marriage ban out of the state constitution. On an 8-7 party-line vote Tuesday, the Republican-controlled Privileges and Elections Committee rejected a…

  • Virginia CEO IDs American killed in Libya as contract worker

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — The CEO of a Virginia security company says one of his contract employees was the American victim in an attack in Libya that left five foreigners dead. Cliff Taylor of Crucible…

  • BREAKING: SUV Runs Over Man on Columbia Pike

    (Updated at 11:55 p.m.) A man is in critical condition after being run over by an SUV in a parking lot on Columbia Pike Tuesday evening. The incident happened at approximately 4:45 p.m., in the parking lot…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Alabama Cloudmont — Tue 1:16 pm loose granular 8 – 35 base 1 of 2 trails, 50% open 1 of 2 lifts, Mon-Fri: 10a-4p, 6p-10p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p, 6p-10p; Maryland Wisp — Tue 5:43 am…

  • Judge permanently shuts down cellphone spyware app

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has permanently shut down a cellphone spyware app called “StealthGenie” that exposed targets to having their calls and emails monitored without their knowledge. Judge Leonie (LAY-uh-nee) Brinkema in…

  • Police: Thefts From Vehicles Top Larceny List

    Leading the list of reported Reston District Station-area crimes this week are several thefts from vehicles, Fairfax County Police said. Among the incidents in the last week: LARCENIES 12000 block of Bowman Towne Drive, property…

  • State Senate Shoots Down Ebbin and Favola’s Gun Control Bills

    All gun control bills proposed by Democrats that went before the Virginia Senate Courts of Justice Committee yesterday were defeated. Among the legislation struck down was a bill from Sen. Adam Ebbin (D) that would have made it…

  • Police Make Arrest in Reston Parkway Hit and Run

    Fairfax County Police have arrested a Herndon man in relation to a hit-and-run that occurred on Reston Parkway in November. Police arrested Enda G. Browne, 32 of Herndon on Tuesday, charging him with felony hit and…

  • Surgeon general: ‘Desperate need of clarity’ on e-cigarettes

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Public health officials are “in desperate need of clarity” on electronic cigarettes to help guide policies, the nation’s newly appointed surgeon general said Tuesday. Dr. Vivek Murthy, whose predecessors have been…

  • Va. Senate rejects proposal for voter registration by party

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate has narrowly defeated a proposal to allow voter registration by political party. The measure was rejected Tuesday on a largely party-line 21-19 vote in the Republican-controlled chamber, with…

  • Va. Senate votes to rein in seclusion, restraint in schools

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Senate wants to rein in seclusion and restraint used as disciplinary measures in public schools. The 35-4 vote Tuesday follows accounts of children as young as kindergarten being restrained…

  • Ask Adam: Defining an Arlington Bedroom

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Adam Gallegos, Arlington-based real estate broker, voted one of Arlington Magazine’s Best Realtors of 2013 & 2014. Please submit your questions via email. Q. I can’t seem to find a…

  • Wednesday: Give Your Input on Connector, RIBS Routes

    Fairfax Connector is proposing changes to Reston Internal Bus System (RIBS) service, routes 928 and 937 in Herndon, and Tysons circulator and Express Lanes routes. The changes are in response to changing travel patterns and…