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  • 9 in Va. died from traffic accidents over holiday weekend

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say nine people died in the state from traffic accidents over the Memorial Day holiday weekend. That’s one more death that occurred over the same weekend this past…

  • Va. War Memorial education center announces gift, name

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia War Memorial Educational Foundation will name the grand lobby in its education center after Private Edward A. McMurtie. The formal naming will occur during a ceremony on Monday. The…

  • Fairfax Co. 7-year-old drowns at community pool

    WASHINGTON — A Fairfax County 7-year-old died after drowning in her neighborhood pool over the Memorial Day weekend. Seven-year-old Fatmata Kamara — or Effey as she’s called by family — didn’t know how to swim, but somehow…

  • Arlington Agenda (May 26-31)

    Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event…

  • Cuccinelli settles lawsuit against conservative PAC

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has won a legal victory against a conservative political action committee he accused of duping political donors. Federal court papers filed last week show that…

  • Check Out Reston Hospital’s Kids-Only Emergency Room

    Reston Hospital Center is a getting a brand-new Pediatric Emergency Room, and the public is invited to come check it out on June 6. The hospital will hold an open house from 9 a.m. to…

  • ‘Throwback Tuesday': For some, spelling bee runs in families

    OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — At the annual National Spelling Bee barbecue, 15-year-old Anna Turner was one of many former spellers sporting the official T-shirt from the year she competed. But it wasn’t entirely by…

  • RG3 looks relaxed as Redskins begin voluntary workouts

    Ashburn, Va. (AP) — Robert Griffin III was noticeably more relaxed when he reported for the Washington Redskins voluntary workouts. Maybe it has something to do with him being named Washington’s starting quarterback, or that…

  • Former Virginia House Minority Leader Franklin P. Hall dies

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia House of Delegates Minority Leader Franklin P. Hall has died. House Speaker William J. Howell issued a statement Tuesday praising Hall as easy going and friendly. Hall, a family…

  • New Commuter Group Decries Proposed I-66 HOV Changes

    Some I-66 commuters have banded together in an attempt to oppose the Virginia Department of Transportation’s proposed changes to the highway. VDOT is proposing to convert I-66 inside the Beltway to High Occupancy Toll lanes during peak hours, accessible…

  • FCPS Board Considering Gender Identity Discussion for Middle Schoolers

    The Fairfax County Public School board is preparing to vote on a new family life education curriculum that will add gender identity and sexual orientation to the lessons for students as young as middle school. FCPS says revisions…

  • Ask Adam: My Final Article

    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. It’s hard to believe that I have been answering your real estate…

  • The Blues Return to Columbia Pike on June 20

    A date and a headliner have been set for this year’s Columbia Pike Blues Festival. The 20th annual Blues Festival will be held on June 20 from 1-8:30 p.m. near the intersection of S. Walter Reed…

  • Here’s Why Dogs Will be Diving at Lake Anne Saturday

    Dogs will be taking giant leaps off the dock and and into Lake Anne on Saturday as part of PetMAC’s grand opening celebration. PetMAC actually opened at 11412 Washington Plaza in January, but this will…

  • Kegs For Wedding Stolen from Front Yard

    Two full kegs of beer, purchased for a wedding, were stolen from the front yard of an Ashton Heights home over the weekend. The theft took place early on the morning of this past Saturday,…