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Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

With too many remedial college students dropping out, schools look for new approaches

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:38am EDT

Va. hospital employee charged with raping patient

An Arlington hospital employee was charged with raping a patient at Virginia Hospital Center, Arlington County police said Monday.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:33am EDT

Potomac bass fishermen hope for a better 2014

As the weather heats up, so does fishing on the Potomac River. But a longtime bass fisherman hopes this year is not a repeat of the last.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:31am EDT

Walgreens to replace Guess, Potomac River Running also coming to Penn Quarter

Two new retail tenants have signed leases in Northwest D.C.'s Penn Quarter neighborhood.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

ER doc recounts 'shocking' aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing

Dr. Leana Wen's memories of the Boston Marathon bombing are fresh in her mind, a year after the life-changing tragedy.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:29am EDT

D.C. rents among fastest rising in the nation

Residential rental expenses in D.C. rose 33 percent between 2007 and 2012, the third-fastest growth figure for apartment costs in the nation, according to personal finance site NerdWallet.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 11:16am EDT

10 things to know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 10:12am EDT

'Sipping and painting' the next 'dinner and a movie'?

A look at what makes social painting classes so popular and what a local business offers for patrons who want to paint and imbibe at the same time.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:53am EDT

State offers to help pay for Va. Beach light rail

State offers to help pay for light rail extension in Va., as long as it's not maglev

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:40am EDT

Report highlights hidden victims of the Syrian Crisis

A new report reveals hundreds of thousands of Syria refugees are being left without humanitarian help.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 09:34am EDT

Another charged in probe of Va. officer's death

5th suspect faces gang-related charges linked to death of Waynesboro reserve officer

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:50am EDT

Goucher student dies after hit-and-run crash

Goucher College student from Texas dies after hit-and-run crash

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:40am EDT

Dominion plans new North Anna seismic risk study

Dominion plans new seismic risk assessment of North Anna nuclear plant

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:40am EDT

Wounded vets cycling to raise rehab awareness

Wounded veterans cycling in Soldier Ride to raise awareness about disabilities, rehab

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:14am EDT

Kayaker shot while paddling in Anne Arundel County

For 56-year-old Daniel Seafolk-Kopp of Reston, Va., Saturday was going to be a relaxing day on a kayak in Bodkin Creek. Instead, he ended up with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 08:14am EDT

Chinese company promising jobs in Va. restructures

Chinese furniture maker promising hundreds of jobs for Danville amid restructuring

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:47am EDT

Va. Urban Ag Summit to meet 2 days in Lynchburg

Urban Agriculture Summit to examine city farming over 2 days in Lynchburg

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:46am EDT

U.Va.'s Darden dean to return to faculty in 2015

Darden business school dean at U.Va. to return to faculty in 2015

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:46am EDT

Va. honors 2 schools for black students

Virginia recognizing former Rosenwald schools in Orange, Brunswick counties with markers

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:44am EDT

Virginia educators unveiling online Spanish courses

Virginia educators unveiling new series of online Spanish courses for students

Tuesday - 04/15/2014, 07:43am EDT
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