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Standardized testing scores in D.C. improve

Standardized testing scores in math and reading have improved in the District by 26 percent over the last six years.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 11:16am EDT

Tags: D.C. Public Schools, Hank Silverberg

Drought conditions loom across region

Rainfall so far this summer is about 6 1/4- to 7 inches below normal in the Washington region.

Monday - 07/23/2012, 05:24am EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Hank Silverberg, drought

Auto Train offers an alternative to driving to Florida

The Auto Train, which travels from Lorton, Va. to Sanford, Fla., is one of the region's most unique forms of transportation, combining mass transit and America's love of the automobile.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 11:08am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Auto Train, Florida, train

O'Malley: Feds could help guard against power grid attack

The recent derecho storm that wiped out power for a week in some areas in the D.C. region highlights another potential problem: vulnerability to a cyber attack.

Tuesday - 07/10/2012, 06:36am EDT

Tags: derecho, Hank Silverberg, power grid, Vince Gray, Marriage Bureau, Martin O

Traffic congestion expected to worsen

Traffic congestion in Fairfax County is costing the average family hundreds of dollars a year, and it's only going to get worse.

Thursday - 06/28/2012, 05:02am EDT

Tags: traffic, leo schefer, Hank Silverberg, transportation, Washington Airports Task Force

UVa. community awaits Board of Visitors vote

The University of Virginia's governing board is to consider whether to reinstate Teresa Sullivan, who was ousted as president without a vote several weeks ago. The board meets Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 05:23am EDT

Tags: University of Virginia, Hank Silverberg, Teresa Sullivan


Rocket launch carries 17 educational projects

Those living or working on the Eastern Shore and along the Chesapeake Bay will be able to catch a glimpse of a rocket launch Thursday morning.

Tuesday - 06/19/2012, 03:47am EDT

Tags: Hank Silverberg, Wallops Flight Facility, NASA


Battle brewing over control of Va. transit funding

There's another power struggle in Virginia over how tax dollars are being spent on mass transit.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 03:53pm EDT

Tags: Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Bob McDonnell, Sean Connaughton, Sharon Bulova, Hank Silverberg, transportation, Commonwealth Transportation Board

Man arrested in Reston murder case

Abir Ali, 20, of Prince George's County was arrested in that case. He is being held in the Prince George's County jail.

Thursday - 06/14/2012, 05:06pm EDT

Tags: Fairfax, fight, Reston, donut shop, Hank Silverberg

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