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  • Alpha Natural files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alpha Natural Resources Inc., one of the country’s biggest coal producers, became the latest in a string of coal companies to seek bankruptcy protection amid an historic shift in the electric…

  • New Clarendon Brewpub Eyeing Late August Opening

    Sehkraft Beer Garden and Haus, a new brewpub near Clarendon from the owners of the Westover Beer Garden, is looking to open its doors before baseball season is over. The beer garden’s goal is to open…

  • Reston’s Alcorn Named to Fairfax County Park Authority Board

    Reston resident Walter Alcorn has been appointed by Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova to the county Park Authority Board. Alcorn fills a vacancy created by the recent resignation of Kala Quintana who left due…

  • Another AWLA Viral Cat Dancing Video

    Last year, two kittens rescued by the Animal Welfare League of Arlington became Internet sensations thanks to a viral video of them dancing to the hit song “Turn Down for What.” This year, another AWLA kitten is…

  • Worker missing after Va. silo collapse

    WASHINGTON – Crews have temporarily halted their search for a worker who remains missing after a silo collapsed at a quarry in Ashburn, Virginia, on Monday morning. The 19-year-old man was reported missing after the…

  • Morning Notes

    Booing at Meeting About I-66 Tolling — VDOT representatives were booed by residents at a meeting about the plan to convert I-66 to high occupancy toll lanes inside the Beltway. VDOT wants to have the…

  • Supervisors Approve Expansion for Reston Church Parking Lot

    The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved a request for a North Reston church to add nearly 40 spots to its parking lot. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at 1515 Poplar…

  • Monday Morning Rundown

    Tennis Kudos — The Greater Reston USTA JTT (U.S. Tennis Association Junior Team Tennis) under-14 intermediate team won the state championship tournament last weekend at Old Dominion University in Norfolk and will now move on to…

  • Regent University to offer 40 new courses of study in fall

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Regent University plans to offer 40 new degrees, concentrations and certificate programs in the fall. The new programs include concentrations in cybersecurity, computer science and health care management. The private…

  • Voting begins for Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Public voting is under way to choose the 2015 Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts. Twenty-five artifacts have been nominated for this year’s list. They include an 1843 copy of the Declaration…

  • Virginia, West Virginia state police target I-77 speeders

    BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — State police in Virginia and West Virginia have formed a special detail to reduce speeding on Interstate 77. West Virginia senior trooper D.C. Graham says he’ll patrol a nine-mile section of…

  • Confederate flag rally draws hundreds at ‘Last Capitol’

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — More than 300 Confederate flag supporters gathered at the Sutherlin Mansion to show their support for keeping the Third National flag of the Confederacy atop a war memorial on the grounds…

  • ‘Top of the Month’ August Entertainment Guide

    August is upon us! Time for our “Top of the Month” Entertainment Guide.

  • Fort Lee soldiers to return from Southwest Asia deployment

    PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — Members of the Fort Lee-based 54th Quartermaster Company are coming home following a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia. Fort Lee says family and friends will welcome the soldiers home at a…

  • Virginia center prepares rescued heron chicks for release

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The Southwest Virginia Wildlife Center is preparing three green heron chicks for release back into the wild. The chicks were rescued in July after a severe storm blew their nest down…