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1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington
Road tests now are underway on equipment that will collect tolls and set congestion-based toll rates on the future 95 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia. The new hybrid High Occupancy Vehicle High Occupancy Toll lane system will collect money electronically using E-ZPass.
5 hrs ago | Patch.com
More than 23 million Americans are in long-term recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. An increasing number of them are young people - the population most vulnerable to the temptations of addictive substances.
10 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Three in 10 Virginia schools failed to meet state accreditation standards this year as students continue to struggle on more rigorous exams introduced three years ago. The Virginia Department of Education said Tuesday that 555 out of the state's 1,827 schools did not meet state benchmarks on the annual statewide Standards of Learning tests last year.
12 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington
Alexandria City schools locked down, no immediate threat ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Alexandria City Public Schools are locked down Tuesday after a report of a person brandishing a weapon.
13 hrs ago | US News & World Report
NSA Director Michael Rogers, seen here speaking in Alexandria, Va. on Aug. 13, says the U.S. should be prepared to deal with cyberattacks from the Islamic State group.
UPDATE 1:40 p.m. Hannah Elizabeth Graham, the reported missing student, is a graduate of West Potomac High School , according to NBC-4. The school is located in Fairfax County in an area south of Old Town Alexandria, often referred to as "Alexandria."
David Walker has been inaugurated as chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Inc., the Alexandria, Virginia-based producers' group announced. Mr. Walker, who was inaugurated Saturday, is president of Hartland Insurance Agency in Hartland, Michigan.
United Way Worldwide said Monday that it will accept bitcoin donations for the charity's innovation fund through the San-Francisco-based wallet service Coinbase. The charity will accept donations from a donor's digital wallet with no transaction fees.
All three of Alexandria's Circuit Court judges are recusing themselves from the Charles Severance case, according to a report by FOX-DC. Severance was charged last week in the murders of three prominent Alexandrians.
Capital Bikeshare is getting creative in order to keep its system growing, by adding more than two dozen used stations and more than 200 bikes from Ottawa, Canada. At least 10 of the "new" stations and bikes will be placed in D.C., and eight of the stations have already opened in Alexandria.
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On September 11, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee discussed a number of key intellectual property issues at the Intellectual Property Rights Working Group meeting of the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade , co-chaired by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Deputy Director Lee welcomed Assistant Minister of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, TONG Daochi and his delegation of Chinese IP officials this week for the opening of the JCCT meeting.
Power outages to around 500 customers were reported by Dominion Power near where the incident occurred, in the 1600 block of N. Van Dorn Street.
A person of interest in three Va. killings, a grand jury found cause to believe he illegally had handguns as a convicted felon.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:36 pm
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