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  1. Amtrak train hits person outside PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 20 | The Washington Post

    Amtrak 193 was headed from Boston to Newport News, Va., when it stopped before a station in Croyden, Pa., at around 6:45 p.m., and a staff member announced that the train had hit a person. "They immediately said they hit someone," said Robin Camarote, a consultant who was headed from New York to Washington, D.C. Mike Tolbert, an Amtrak spokesman, confirmed that the person was hit at around 6:45 p.m., he but did not know the person's condition or why he or she was on the tracks.


  2. Three Civil War items listed in Virginia's 20 top endangered artifactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    This painting courtesy of the US Naval Historical Center shows the USS Monitor, a 987-ton armored turret gunboat from the US Civil War. AFP PHOTO/US NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTER The Virginia Association of Museum s has released its annual nominations list for the top 20 endangered artifacts from large and small museums across the state.


  3. To prevent rot and mold behind your homea s brick walls, make sure the weep holes are not blockedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The hole where the brick meets the concrete patio surface serves a very important purpose and should never be filled. I live in a brick townhouse.


  4. In warning about the heat, President Obama praises 8-year-old who left cold drinks for his mailmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Last week, an 8-year-old boy from Newport News, Va., was worried about his mailman out in the excessive heat. So the boy filled a cooler with water and Gatorade and left it outside his front door with a note wishing the mailman a good day.


  5. The grown men who love - My Little Pony' aren't who you think they areRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Attendees at BronyCon included Adonis Robles, a.k.a. "Anonymous Tree Hugger," of Kissimmee, Fla.; Michael Nance, a.k.a. "Zecora," of Newport News, Va., and Liam Schneidel, a.k.a. "Shadow Dust," of Harrisburg, Penn.. More than half a decade into the Brony phenomenon, the grown men who love "My Little Pony" understand that the world remains curious about them.


  6. 2Warship set to be ready in November, after 2-year delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | The Washington Post

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - An aircraft carrier built in Newport News is scheduled to be delivered to the Navy in November after two years of delays.


  7. Tips for July 4 travelers heading southRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Planning a holiday getaway into Virginia and points south? This posting includes some of the questions and comments that came in during this week's online chat. I'm highlighting the ones I didn't get a chance to publish during the chat.


  8. Mayor, police chief calling for 'common sense' gun reformRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser joined other local leaders on Thursday in calling for Congress to pass "common sense gun reform" in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando and gun violence in the District and in other cities. Bowser has scheduled a news conference for Thursday morning with D.C. Police Chief Cathy L. Lanier and D.C. Del.


  9. D.C. police arrest 3, seize two guns, including TEC-9 pistolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Washington Post

    D.C. police Monday night arrested three men after authorities said they found two guns in a car in Northeast Washington's Edgewood neighborhood, including a TEC-9 semiautomatic pistol with a large-capacity magazine. Police said they also found a .45-caliber Glock handgun, 55 bullets and nearly $1,200.


  10. Short Circuit: A roundup of recent federal court decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The Supreme Court recently ruled that a prosecutor-turned-judge should have recused himself from a death-row inmate's appeal because he had played a part in the original conviction. Hear hear, says Evan Bernick of the Center for Judicial Engagement.


  11. Navy helicopter crash lands near James River Bridge in Newport NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Three people were rescued from a Navy helicopter that crashed Tuesday morning in the water near the James River Bridge in Newport News, Va. The U.S. Coast Guard said the crash happened around 11:14 a.m. and that a civilian vessel helped rescue the three people from the downed helicopter.


  12. Chantilly pulls off a surprising run to win the Virginia 6A boys' tennis titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The Chantilly boys' tennis team concluded its season Saturday afternoon under the scorching sun at George Mason University in Fairfax with hugs, high-fives and an eruption of cheers from the Chargers faithful. The players shared long embraces and walked off the courts together as the most successful boys' tennis team in school history.


  13. Jefferson's sterling boys' tennis senior class aims to go out on top once moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Jefferson senior All-Met Mark Prettyman is one of six four-year players on the Colonials who have won three straight Virginia state team championships. In nine years in charge of the Jefferson boys' tennis team, Coach John Myers has never had a senior class like this one.


  14. W.T. Woodson pair captures Virginia 6A girls' doubles titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The W.T. Woodson team that showed up Friday afternoon for the Virginia 6A girls' doubles final hardly resembled the one that got swept in the 6A North region final earlier this month. Just a week after losing in straight sets to Oakton's sophomore duo of Annie Clark and Anna Klinker in the region final, Cavaliers sophomore Lexi Merrill and freshman Jessica Willebeek-LeMair scored a resounding, 6-0, 6-0, victory to pick up the state title at George Mason University.


  15. W.T. Woodson's Lexi Merrill makes amends with a Virginia 6A tennis titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    W.T. Woodson's Lexi Merrill lines up a forehand during her Virginia 6A singles final match against Oakton's Annie Clark. W.T. Woodson sophomore Lexi Merrill looks back at last year's loss in the Virginia 6A girls' singles final as just the extra motivation she needed.


  16. Federal prosecutors in Virginia assisting in Clinton email probeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Hillary Clinton is flanked by Reps. Maxine Waters, left, and Karen Bass, both California Democrats, at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles on May 5. Federal prosecutors in the same office that successfully prosecuted 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui - and who would handle any Edward Snowden case, should he ever return to the country - are assisting in the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter.


  17. Marcus Vick, brother of Michael Vick, arrested for assaulting a police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Marcus Vick, the younger brother of NFL free-agent quarterback Michael Vick, was arrested Sunday in Newport News, Va., and faces several charges, including assault of a police officer. The incident occurred at Onelife Fitness when a police officer tried to arrest him on an outstanding contempt of court charge in Montgomery County, Va., and Vick ran, according to the police report obtained by , damaging a door as he did so.


  18. Funeral set for Virginia trooper fatally shot at Richmond Greyhound stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Trooper Chad P. Dermyer, right, receives his graduation diploma from Col. W. Steven Flaherty in November 2014.


  19. Police identify Illinois man as shooter in killing of Virginia state trooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    In November 2014 Virginia State Police, trooper Chad P. Dermyer received his graduation diploma from Superintendent Col. W. Steven Flaherty.


  20. Va. Republicans take redistricting fight to the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | The Washington Post

    U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, shown in a 2014 file photo, is Virginia's lone African American congressman. The Supreme Court on Monday takes up a long-running political fight about whether Virginia lawmakers redrew the state's congressional map to protect the commonwealth's lone African American congressman - or to make sure he was not joined by a second.


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