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Meth lab at Red Roof Inn busted

Thu Nov 20, 2014

Police in Manassas, Virginia, say they've arrested three people suspected of operating a methamphetamine lab at the Red Roof Inn off of Interstate 66. Full Story

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Va. Beach reaches tentative arena deal

Thu Nov 20, 2014

Virginia Beach has reached a tentative agreement to build an arena capable of accommodating a professional sports team near the oceanfront. Full Story

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Virginia school admin on leave after racial tweet

Thu Nov 20, 2014

A Virginia high school administrator is on leave after acknowledging that she retweeted an image that prompted a group of students to walk out of class in protest. Full Story

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Arrest made in Woodbridge killing; shooter still sought

Wed Nov 19, 2014

Police say they've arrested one man in the shooting death of a Woodbridge man earlier this week, and are still looking for the man they say pulled the trigger. Full Story

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Fracking to be permitted in GW National Forest

Wed Nov 19, 2014

Environmentalists and energy boosters alike welcomed a federal compromise announced Tuesday that will allow fracking in the largest national forest in the eastern United States, but make most of its woods off-limits to drilling. Full Story

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Webb forms exploratory committee for White House

Thu Nov 20, 2014

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in 2016, taking the first official step in what could become a challenge to Hillary Rodham Clinton. Full Story

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Basketball team's road trip gets even longer after snowstorm

Wed Nov 19, 2014

The Niagara University women's basketball team, including a player who grew up in Fairfax County, finally got off the bus. Full Story

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Virginia woman charged in terror case detained

Wed Nov 19, 2014

A Virginia woman charged with lying to federal investigators about supporting the Islamic State militant group softly answered yes-or-no questions from the judge Wednesday in agreeing to remain in jail until her trial. Full Story

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Va. schools near enrollment record, discuss challenges

Thu Nov 20, 2014

Surging towards an enrollment record, Northern Virginia school systems are sharing the challenges they face. Full Story

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VDOT to lift lane closures through the holiday

Thu Nov 20, 2014

The Virginia Department of Transportation is lifting lane closures during the Thanksgiving holiday period. Full Story

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From Afghanistan to apple orchards: Former adviser opens cidery

Thu Nov 20, 2014

After spending several years advising U.S. commanders in some of the world's most dangerous war zones, Arlington native Marc Chretien decided it was time for a change of pace. He opened a cidery. Full Story

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Arlington County cancels streetcar project

Tue Nov 18, 2014

Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette says the county is pulling all funding from the streetcar programs on Columbia Pike and Crystal City. Full Story

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Feds, county look into Northern Virginia suicides

Wed Nov 19, 2014

Federal and local health officials are investigating potential suicide clusters in Fairfax County following the deaths of three teenage girls since September. Full Story

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FlightCar offers way to get free parking at Dulles

Wed Nov 19, 2014

A new ride-sharing service called FlightCar offers a free parking at Dulles International Airport, starting Wednesday, but it comes with a catch Full Story

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New outdoorsman's destination creates jobs in Woodbridge

Tue Nov 18, 2014

There's a new destination for outdoorsmen in Woodbridge, Virginia that's creating a lot of buzz and jobs in the area. Full Story

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McAuliffe touts Va. film incentive program

Tue Nov 18, 2014

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says spending by the film industry increased 16 percent last year compared to 2012. Full Story

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Coyotes increasingly common nationwide

Wed Nov 19, 2014

Their distinctive howl is ubiquitous in old western movies, but the coyotes that once roamed the prairies are no longer limited to the west. Coyotes, members of the dog family, are now found throughout North America, including our area. Full Story