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What the future holds for D.C. transit - more tolls, fewer cars on roads

More people and more jobs are coming to D.C. and the city's infrastructure needs some work -- $54 billion worth.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 01:34pm EDT

Tags: MoveDC, The Washington Post, Nick Iannelli, D.C. traffic, tolls

Fairfax County schools superintendent proposes change to teacher salaries

Administrators at Fairfax County Public Schools are facing a tough decision: What to fund and what to cut while addressing a multi-million- dollar budget shortfall for 2015.

Tuesday - 04/29/2014, 08:56am EDT

Tags: Fairfax County Public Schools, education, The Washington Post

Fairfax County schools to discuss options for later start times

Students at Fairfax County Public Schools may be able to sleep a little longer if the school board approves proposals that would push back the school start time.

Tuesday - 04/22/2014, 07:54am EDT

Tags: sleep, school start times, Fairfax County Public Schools, Kristi King, The Washington Post, Fairfax County school board

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Gray to revamp D.C. school admissions

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray plans to revamp the city's schools admissions by the Fall of 2015 as there has been considerable debate about the District's existing school boundaries and student assignment policies.

Sunday - 04/06/2014, 09:50am EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray, Abigail Smith, DC schools, The Washington Post

Was local Jack Russell terrier victim of snowy owl attack?

Many D.C. area residents have marveled at the snowy owl population that has seemed to invade the region this season, but one Loudoun County family is not happy with the presence of one owl they say tried to attack their Jack Russell terrier.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 10:09am EST

Tags: snowy owl, dog attack, Scott Weidensaul, Project SNOWstorm, Tracy Sheppard, Jack Russell terrier, The Washington Post, Sarah Beth Hensley

Fairfax County resident sued over a Yelp review

After writing a review on Yelp and Angie's List about a local design and contracting firm, Fairfax County resident Jane Perez is being sued for $750,000 in damages by the contractor, Christopher Dietz.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 07:46pm EST

Tags: Yelp, contractor, The Washington Post, Fairfax County

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Capitol Hill fox could be dangerous

It's fuzzy, red and small -- but Capitol Hill's newest resident might be dangerous.

Thursday - 01/16/2014, 02:05pm EST

Tags: Capitol Hill fox, The Washington Post, Kurt Schrader, Congress, fox, Department of Health

D.C. weather breaks 1923 record on Saturday

The winter solstice on Dec. 21 is the start of what usually will be the coldest months ahead but not this year when the Washington area experienced record high temperatures.

Saturday - 12/21/2013, 11:46pm EST

Tags: WJLA, The Washington Post, record temperature

MedStar Washington Hospital Center lays off 300

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is laying off hundreds of workers, citing financial pressures.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 08:34am EST

Tags: MedStar Washington Hospital Center, The Washington Post

Mouse vs. scorpion: Guess who wins? (Video)

When picking a winner in a fight between a mouse and a scorpion, most people would probably pick the scorpion.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 06:15pm EST

Tags: southern grasshopper mouse, scorpion, The Washington Post

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