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What eliminating Va. E-ZPass fees means for drivers

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Drivers with E-ZPasses issued from Virginia will soon have more change in their pocket as Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a bill to eliminate the monthly fee. Full Story

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95 Express Lanes slated to open on time

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Commuters have suffered through construction related delays for long enough. The Interstate 95 and 395 lanes are scheduled to open on time. Full Story

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Cargo ship runs aground in windy Chesapeake Bay

Wed Apr 16, 2014

- A thunderstorm with wind gusts of more than 70 mph ripped a cargo ship's anchors from the seafloor and caused it to run aground just a few hundred feet from a beach, drawing onlookers from nearby condos and apartments Wednesday morning. Full Story

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Tug-of-war arises in W.Va. for man sought in Va.

Fri Apr 18, 2014

- A public defender in West Virginia says a northern Virginia man sought for questioning in three slayings is being held illegally. Full Story

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Street Smart safety campaign launches in D.C. region

Thu Apr 17, 2014

- Officials from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are launching an effort to help improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists in the region. Full Story

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Metro Silver Line project director resigns

Thu Apr 17, 2014

- The head of the beleaguered $3 billion project to extend Metro's Silver Line through Tysons Corner is resigning. Full Story

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Va. transportation plan makes debut Wednesday

Thu Apr 17, 2014

- Virginia's six-year transportation plan totals $13.1 billion, with $9.9 billion earmarked for highway construction. Full Story

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Va. man pleads guilty to bilking investors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

- A Harrisonburg man has pleaded guilty to charges of bilking more than $1 million from investors. Full Story

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Rescue dogs, handlers heading home from Wash.

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Three Fairfax County rescue dogs and their handlers are heading home after two weeks searching for victims of a deadly mudslide in Washington state. Full Story