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The Washington Post
Mass die-off of Virginia blackbirds is probed
Dozens of blackbirds were found dead on a Prince William County road Thursday afternoon, and authorities are searching for the cause of the mass die-off, police said.
Massachusetts Special Election: Katherine Clark Defeats GOP Rival In Congressional Race
After winning a crowded Democratic primary, Clark ran a low-key general election campaign, agreeing to a single debate against Republican Boston attorney Frank Addivinola.
Bob Menendez Proposes To Girlfriend In Capitol Rotunda
Sen. Robert Menendez proposed to his girlfriend in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Politico's Mike Allen reported Tuesday.
Transferring Development Rights Could Help Preserve Open Space in Prince William
Officials this past summer launched a survey that is part of a larger ongoing study on how to preserve the rural areas in the county, identify ways to preserve land, and to gauge if methods and regulations already in place are working to preserve enough of it.
Hay Bales Ablaze Halts Rail Traffic Near Manassas
Train traffic along a Norfolk-Southern owned and operated rail line was shut down this afternoon after several brush fires broke out.
Input from Concerned Parents, Residents Sought on New School Boundaries
School officials tonight want to hear from residents whose children will attend the new Nokesville kindergarten through 8th grade school in Nokesville when it opens in September 2014.
Vehicle slams into Alexandria-area house
A young woman lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a house located at 6324 Rose Hill Drive in the Alexandria section of Fairfax County at about 5 a.m. The vehicle slammed into the right side of the residence, causing damage in at least one room.