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  1. Men in stolen U-Haul truck ram an ATM at Nats ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Four men in a stolen U-Haul truck rammed an automated teller machine outside Nationals Park early Friday but fled without getting the machine or money, D.C. police said. The incident occurred about 4:45 a.m. in the 100 block of N Street SE, near the stadium's box office.


  2. Woman sexually assaulted on Fairfax County trail, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Police said Friday that they are investigating a sexual assault in Fairfax County that may be related to five similar attacks in the past two weeks. On Thursday around 5:10 p.m., a woman was walking alone on a trail near Waples Mill Road and Random Hills Road when a man grabbed her from behind and groped her, Fairfax County police said in a statement.


  3. Gunman opens fire in Fairfax office building, killing himself: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A man fired multiple gunshots inside a Fairfax County office building Wednesday afternoon, killing himself and sparking a massive response by police who thought they were hunting an active shooter. No one else was hurt.


  4. Got a complaint about the travel industry? It's got one about you, too.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    "I'm weary of those entitled passengers who are continuously whining and complaining," says Lisa Thomas, a veteran flight attendant based in Denver. "I feel like telling them, 'Take some responsibility for your choices.'


  5. Fairfax's new schools chief focuses on diversifying workforce, closing gapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Scott Brabrand chats with students in Allison Prell's biology class during the first day of school at Chantilly High School on Aug. 28. Brabrand returned to his former school district this summer as Fairfax County Public Schools superintendent. "This was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be able to return to the school system that, in a professional sense, I was born in," he said.


  6. Va. governor's race gets a jump on Labor Day, stoked by statues and TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, left, and Republican Ed Gillespie are competing in Virginia's closely watched race for governor.


  7. Virginia officials charged in snow-clearing bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A plow truck clears snow on Interstate 66 during a storm on Feb. 13, 2014, in Manassas, Va. Two Virginia Department of Transportation officials were arrested Thursday for allegedly taking $140,000 in bribes from snow-removal contractors, according to prosecutors and court documents. 3 comments

  8. Was Nobel Laureate James Buchanan really opposed to democracy? Not at all.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Sen. Bernie Sanders at a town hall meeting with students at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., where James Buchanan taught. The ongoing discussion of Nobel Laureate James M. Buchanan's work, occasioned by the publication of a new and controversial book , helps focus attention on Buchanan's role in political science.


  9. 'It's been a good life.' A 100th birthday celebration for a woman many call MomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Cecilia Williams, right, elicits a laugh from centenarian Thelma Kouzes in Fairfax, Va., on July 21. Williams, a friend and former exchange student from Peru, was once hosted by Kouzes and now lives with her and helps care for her. Over the decades, 174 international students from 34 countries have stayed in her Fairfax home.


  10. A school named after a Confederate may be three letters away from compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The sign for J.E.B. Stuart High School in Falls Church, Va., is seen on July 20. A year-long debate over changing the name of a high school in Northern Virginia that is named after a Confederate general may come down to simply removing three initials. The Fairfax County School Board is poised to vote on a measure Thursday night that would rebrand J.E.B. Stuart High after a divisive inquiry into the history of the school and the legacy of its namesake.


  11. Jim Larranaga and Miami continue to have a strong recruiting presence in D.C. areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Jim Larranaga is recruiting several of the D.C. area's top basketball players to Miami. As play zoomed back and forth, with halfhearted defense giving way to dueling fast breaks, most of the college coaches gathered in one corner of DeMatha's secondary gym.


  12. No Mexico? No matter. U.S. soccer says, - We want to win a trophy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The matchup in the Gold Cup final is not the one CONCACAF privately wanted, because a U.S.-Mexico showdown elevates ticket sales and stirs curiosity beyond the region's borders. It's not what Fox Sports and Univision wanted either, because a U.S. vs. Mexico match, in any soccer competition, draws strong TV numbers.


  13. This camp at a Northern Virginia university shows girls a future in STEMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Ann-Audrey Ezi, at left, gets a high-five from Amber Smith-St. Louis of the Norfolk Navy Shipyard after Ezi's floating aluminum foil structure held the most marbles before sinking during a naval engineering session in an academic camp at George Mason University.


  14. W.T. Woodson's Lexi Merrill, McLean's Ben Keyser sweep Virginia 6A North tennis titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Lexi Merrill of W.T. Woodson, left, and McLean's Ben Keyser picked up Virginia 6A North region singles titles. Monday afternoon's Virginia 6A North region tennis tournament provided very few surprises for W.T. Woodson junior Lexi Merrill.


  15. Towering 'mothership' storm mesmerizes and menaces Washington regionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Hordes of storm chasers swarmed Oklahoma and Kansas on Thursday due to the high risk of severe weather . But perhaps the most striking storm scenes were found more than 1,000 miles away in Washington's western suburbs.


  16. Comstock, increasingly critical of Trump, demands White House briefing on Russian meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Rep. Barbara Comstock at an appearance on Oct. 6, 2016 in Lansdowne, VA. Rep. Barbara Comstock , increasingly critical of President Trump, joined Democrats and some Republicans Tuesday in demanding that the White House brief Congress on what highly classified information the president disclosed to Russian diplomats.


  17. Panel seeks probe of evidence of racial hiring bias in Virginia school systemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Robert Shaw speaks at the Minority Student Achievement Oversight Committee at the Fairfax County school headquarters Wednesday night. Shaw, a committee member and father of two Fairfax County school graduates, accused the district of failing to adequately respond to evidence raised in a George Mason University study that the district discriminated against black teacher applicants.


  18. Black teacher applicants face discrimination in a wealthy school district, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Black applicants for teaching positions in a large and highly regarded suburban school system were far less likely than white candidates to get job offers during one recent school year even though they had on average more advanced degrees and teaching experience, George Mason University researchers have concluded in a new study. The Mason researchers did not identify the school system in their article in the spring issue of Harvard Educational Review .


  19. Longtime Virginia power broker in the hot seat in governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Tom Perriello, left, shakes hands with Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam at the start of the first debate of Virginia's Democratic candidates for governor April 29, 2017, in Fairfax, Va.


  20. Has the Fairfax County School Board just declared war on teachers?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events But these were people we knew, from our districts, people who ran on caring about our public schools, about children, and their teachers. That is from the post below, written by Cheryl Binkley, who recently retired from teaching for more than 15 years in the Fairfax County Public School system in Virginia.


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