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Advice for parents when predators troll on social media

A sickening attack is also a teaching moment for parents about social media use, according to Laurie Nathan of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 11:41am EDT

Stafford doctor facing federal drug charges

Case of Virginia doctor accused of overprescribing pain meds transferred to federal court

Friday - 07/25/2014, 11:39am EDT

Smithsonian explores impact of Hawaii air travel

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum exhibit explores history of air travel to Hawaiian Islands

Friday - 07/25/2014, 11:38am EDT

SBW: Gluten-free food delivery company expands to Bethesda

It's not often a gluten-free food delivery service wins an award for best tasting food at an event full of established restaurants.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 10:10am EDT

Local farmers turn to crowd-sourced loans to increase infrastructure, production

In 2012, 75 percent of the nation's 2.1 million farms sold less than $50,000 in agricultural products, but the cost to maintain a farm continues to increase. Local farmers turn to crowdsourcing.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 10:08am EDT

Northbound I-81 in SW Virginia shut for repairs

Northbound Interstate 81 in SW Virginia closed for emergency asphalt repairs after fire

Friday - 07/25/2014, 10:00am EDT

Md. cut back on funding criminal defense for poor

Md. spending on criminal defense for the poor dropped more sharply than national rate

Friday - 07/25/2014, 09:50am EDT

Own a drone? Here's where you can fly it

If you own a drone, you need to know where you can and cannot fly it.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 09:13am EDT

2 dead as tornado strikes campground

Virginia State Police say two were killed and at least 30 injured when a fierce storm slammed a campground on the state's Eastern Shore.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 09:10am EDT

Former Redskins player Fred Davis pleads not guilty

Former Redskins tight end Fred Davis pleaded not guilty to charges that he assaulted an ex-girlfriend at a 24-hour diner in D.C.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 09:05am EDT

Virginia man convicted in 2007 slaying

Virginia man convicted of 1st-degree murder in 2007 slaying

Friday - 07/25/2014, 08:10am EDT

Labor secretary, senator to tour Md. nonprofit

Labor secretary, senator to tour Baltimore nonprofit that trains people for biotech jobs

Friday - 07/25/2014, 07:58am EDT

Hand-built replica of 1917 schooner to be sold

Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation to sell 126-foot floating ambassador

Friday - 07/25/2014, 07:58am EDT

MARC train service restored

Service has been restored to all MARC trains Friday morning after signal problems caused problems on the Camden and Brunswick lines.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 07:52am EDT

Redskins Training Camp blog: Rain wins on day 1

Redskins Training Camp in Richmond got underway on a rainy day one, but featured optimism all around despite the downpours.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 07:01am EDT

Taiwan sweeps US in 1st day of International Crown

United States comes up empty in 1st day of International Crown tournament

Friday - 07/25/2014, 06:54am EDT

Could FootGolf save the next generation of golf?

A cheap addition to golf courses, FootGolf is a fast-spreading sport that helps reach out to the youth demographic golf covets.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 06:53am EDT

Billy Joel still has power to captivate audiences

It's been several years since Billy Joel has toured, but the "Piano Man" is back on the road with a set list spanning his entire career.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 06:43am EDT

Two fish - plus their big appetites - equal bad news

Maryland has a problem you can help solve with a rod and reel, or just your fork.

Friday - 07/25/2014, 05:13am EDT

Va. workplace death investigated

Workplace death investigated in Galax; worker was trapped in machinery

Friday - 07/25/2014, 04:10am EDT
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