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34 min ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Fairfax County mom dies after hornet sting

On a Saturday afternoon earlier this month, Melodye Creason decided to trim back the azaleas in front of her family's Annandale home before running an errand.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

1 hr ago | Gazette.net

When rock and art collide

The “Michael Godard - The Rockstar of the Art World” exhibit is coming to the Wentworth Gallery in Bethesda starting Saturday.

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Related Topix: McLean, VA, Medicine, Cancer, Health, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ARLnow.com

Sullivan Wins 48th District Special Eleciton

Richard "Rip" Sullivan is the newest member of the state General Assembly after soundly defeating Republican Dave Foster in tonight's special election.

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Related Topix: Delegates, Swing, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

WTVR Richmond

Richmond is a hotspot for car thefts

There were more vehicle thefts in the city of Richmond than any other locality in the state in 2013, according to numbers from the Virginia State Police.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Henrico County, VA, Chesterfield County, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

Bus and Silver Line Adjustments for Commuters

In these dog days of summer Washington metropolitan area commuters are catching a reprieve.

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Related Topix: Reston, VA, Virginia

NBC29

Emerald Ash Borer Found in More Virginia Counties

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services today announced the detection of Emerald Ash Borer in additional counties in the Commonwealth; the newly infested counties include Alleghany, Bath, Fauquier and Page.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Agriculture, Science

Fairfax County

Reston Townhouse Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-81 Date: August 19, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Monday, August 18, 2014, at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Reston, VA, Fairfax, VA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Md., Va., D.C. see historic declines in auto thefts

Auto thefts saw major declines in the D.C. area in 2013, but AAA says it's no reason for drivers to let their guards down during summer's high-risk theft time.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Arlington County, VA

WTOP-FM Washington

Voters head to polls for special election Tuesday

A special election Aug. 19 in the 48th House District will fill a seat left vacant by Del.

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Fairfax Times

The 50-Year commitment to Economic Development in Fairfax County

Fifty years ago, around the same time the last 24 miles of asphalt were being laid to complete the Capital Beltway, as the first shovels of development near the rustic crossroads of Routes 7 and 123 were starting to shape what would then be the nation's largest enclosed mall, the Virginia General Assembly passed a law that, arguably, did more to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fairfax, VA, Opinion

WTOP-FM Washington

Report: Loudoun County's income growth drives D.C.-area's economy

A Northern Virginia county is driving the area's economy, according to a new report -- a week after it was named one of the best counties in the United States.

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Related Topix: Loudoun County, VA, Alexandria, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Police arrest woman with 8 open warrants

Police arrest woman with 8 open warrants Anne Arundel Police have arested a woman with eight open warrants.

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Fairfax Times

Repairs on way for Clemyjontri Park

Repairs are moving ahead at McLean's Clemyjontri Park, home to a popular playground that is accessible to people of all ability levels.

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Related Topix: McLean, VA

Fairfax Times

Jeff Bridges brings cool karma, crazy heart to Fairfax County

Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and his band The Abiders will continue their first East Coast tour with a performance Aug. 31 at The Birchmere in Alexandria.

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Related Topix: Alexandria, VA, Entertainment

Fairfax Times

Fairfax Fire and Rescue welcomes newest four-legged member

At 12:30 a.m. Thursday morning, the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department's newest four-legged member began his first shift.

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Related Topix: Fire, Fairfax, VA

The Washington Post

Meet the Silver Liners! We tagged along with a few new riders to see how it's going

By the end of its first week in service, the Silver Line was already attracting an average of 16,000 riders to its five new stations every weekday.

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Related Topix: Tysons Corner, VA, Hampton, VA, McLean, VA

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Va. attorney sentenced for embezzling from client

A northern Virginia attorney has been sentenced to six years behind bars for embezzling from a client and her estate.

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Related Topix: Fauquier County, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Federal Baseball

Jayson Werth charged with reckless driving

According to NBC Washington and Nats Enquirer, Jayson Werth was cited after driving 105 mph in a 55 mph zone on the Beltway in Northern Virginia, earlier this summer.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Porsche, Hatchback, Convertible, Porsche 911, Sports, Washington Nationals, Major League Baseball

WUSA-TV Washington

Motorcyclist loses control on I-495, hit by car in Va.

Virginia State Police say a motorcyclist lost his life when he was thrown from his bike and then struck by a car on Interstate 495 in Fairfax County on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Alexandria, VA

Fairfax County

Smoking Materials Cause Herndon Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-77 Date: August 11, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Sunday, August 10, 2014, at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Herndon, VA, Health, Fairfax, VA

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