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Va. teacher funds classroom library online

Teacher Karen Magestad says she couldn't justify spending hundreds of dollars bulking up her classroom library. So, she asked strangers to do it.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 04:36pm EDT

Tags: Donors Choose, Karen Magestad, teacher supplies, megan cloherty, back to school, school, Arlington County, arlington county public schools

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Arlington OK's largest high-rise in Pentagon City

The Arlington County Board has approved construction of what would become the largest residential and retail high-rise in Pentagon City.

Sunday - 07/14/2013, 08:25am EDT

Tags: Arlington County, Pentagon City, Walter Tejada

Arlington County vehicle strikes pedestrian in Crystal City

An Arlington County pickup truck struck a pedestrian in Crystal City Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 04:20pm EDT

Tags: ARLNow, Arlington County, pedestrian hit

Local county tops list of highest commuter numbers

Several parts of the D.C. region have the highest percentages of commuters in the country, including one county at the very top of the list.

Sunday - 05/19/2013, 07:13am EDT

Tags: Governing Magazine, Arlington County, commuters

Arlington Co. water mains slated for repairs

Iron pipes that carry drinking water to residents in Arlington County are getting a facelift.

Saturday - 05/18/2013, 04:00pm EDT

Tags: Arlington County, water mains, water pipes, Joan Jones

Arlington will not make daycare cuts to close budget gap

In an effort to close Arlington County's $25-50 million budget gap for fiscal year 2014, the county manager wanted to get rid of the Office of Child Care. But after a public outcry, the board's chairman says that's not an option and that the cuts will happen elsewhere.

Sunday - 04/07/2013, 07:43am EDT

Tags: kathy stewart, J. Walter Tejada, Arlington County, Office of Child Care

County ‘reassessing' Super Stop design, cost

Arlington County has halted the planned construction of a new "Super Stop" bus stop along Columbia Pike, pending a review of the project's design and cost.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 10:35am EDT

Tags: ARLNow, Super Stop, Arlington County

Despite strides, Northern Virginia still grappling with homelessness

Despite improvements, thousands remain on the streets in Northern Virginia. WTOP takes an in-depth look into how some counties are addressing the issue.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 07:31am EDT

Tags: homelessness, homeless, andrew mollenbeck, alicia lozano, Arlington, Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County, Alexandria, Arlington County

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Pedestrian safety is a priority for some counties, but not all

Crossing a street in the D.C. metro area can prove challenging for bikers and pedestrians, but some jurisdictions are doing a better job than others when it comes to balancing pedestrian and driver safety.

Sunday - 02/03/2013, 07:11am EST

Tags: pedestrian safety, crosswalks, Arlington County, sprawl & crawl, ari ashe

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