At Edison High School, several motivated students are taking part in the Global STEM Challenges Program. The 90 participants come from a variety of economic backgrounds. The post Alexandria students use STEM to solve some real-world problems appeared...
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A Fairfax County middle-school teacher has been arrested and charged with possessing child pornography. The post Fairfax County teacher charged with child pornography appeared first on WTOP.
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A member of an elite special warfare unit in the Navy has come out as transgender. The post Member of elite Navy unit has come out as transgender appeared first on WTOP.
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Two women are endeavoring to join elite special warfare units in the Navy that were previously closed to females. The post 2 women looking to join elite Navy units once closed to them appeared first on WTOP.
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While Virginia has a number of large-scale road projects in the works, commuters should not expect many more massive projects to move forward any time soon, the state’s transportation secretary said Wednesday. The post Va. doesn’t expect more federal...
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The Atlantic Coast Pipeline intended to carry natural gas across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina would have some adverse environmental effects, including impacts on water resources, forest and other habitats, but most could be reduced to...
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A woman died Thursday after police say she was assaulted outside an Alexandria convenience store earlier this month. The post Woman dies after assault outside Alexandria convenience store appeared first on WTOP.
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A Virginia man whose father was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy in a standoff has been sentenced on a charge of threatening retaliation in a Facebook post. The post Virginia man sentenced over Facebook post on father’s death appeared first on...
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Unemployment rates in Virginia and Maryland both fell in June, and both states posted healthy job gains. The post Virginia, Maryland unemployment falls appeared first on WTOP.
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Multiple guns have been stolen from Lynchburg Arms & Indoor Shooting Range in Virginia. The post Multiple guns stolen from shooting range in Virginia appeared first on WTOP.
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Another mistrial has been declared in the case of a Virginia man charged with child sex abuse who has spent more than two years in jail without a conviction. The post Another mistrial for man held for 2 years without conviction appeared first on...
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Cities across the U.S. are removing Confederate statues and other symbols critics see as offensive reminders of slavery and racism. But not Richmond. The post Statues to Confederacy in its ex-capital spur soul-searching appeared first on WTOP.
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Property taxes and other local taxes vary widely and in one locality, homeowners can pay double the property taxes than another Northern Virginia community. And check out our interactive map of area tax rates. The post Where residents pay more in taxes...
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Loudoun County health officials have identified 60 people who became ill after visiting a Sterling Chipotle and at least one customer tested positive for norovirus. The post 60 reported illness after visiting Sterling Chipotle appeared first on...
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