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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 7:10 PM

District Test Scores Show Improvement, Long Way Still to Go

School test scores in the District of Columbia show just over one-fourth of city students are on grade level for career or college -- a slight increase from the year before, and significantly better than several... Read »

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 9:33 AM

Jaffe: Bowser's All-Important Pick for School Chancellor

Jaffe: Bowser's All-Important Pick for School Chancellor

Mayor Muriel Bowser has to pick a new police chief and a new school chancellor. One of those jobs is more important than another. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 5:46 AM

County Considers Cannabis Cultivation on Agricultural Land

County Considers Cannabis Cultivation on Agricultural Land

The Frederick County Council is considering a disputed proposal to allow medical marijuana cultivation on land zoned for agriculture. Read »

Saturday, Aug 27, 2016 at 4:13 PM

Virginia Republicans Opt for Primary Over Convention

Virginia Republicans Opt for Primary Over Convention

Virginia Republicans have chosen a primary rather than a convention as the method of nomination for governor, lt. governor and attorney general. Read »

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 7:08 PM

Va. Gov: 'Tough Decisions Ahead' as $1.5B Shortfall Looms

Va. Gov: 'Tough Decisions Ahead' as $1.5B Shortfall Looms

Gov. Terry McAuliffe warned Virginia lawmakers Friday to brace for "tough decisions ahead" to address a roughly $1.5 billion budget shortfall driven largely by lower-than-expected income and sales tax... Read »

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 2:11 PM

Justice Dept., Defense Seek New Deadline in McDonnell Case

Justice Dept., Defense Seek New Deadline in McDonnell Case

The U.S. Attorney wants three more weeks to consider the next steps in the case of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, whose corruption conviction was overturned by the Supreme Court. Read »

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 5:33 AM

McAuliffe to Update Va. Lawmakers on State Budget

McAuliffe to Update Va. Lawmakers on State Budget

Gov. Terry McAuliffe is set to update Virginia lawmakers on the state budget. Read »

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 5:58 AM

Sherwood's Notebook: A Trump Crowd Up Close

Sherwood's Notebook: A Trump Crowd Up Close

Your Notebook traveled to Fredericksburg, Va., on Saturday for the Donald Trump rally at its Expo Center. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:40 AM

DC Delegate to Discuss Washington Monument Elevator Woes

DC Delegate to Discuss Washington Monument Elevator Woes

The District of Columbia's delegate to Congress has scheduled a meeting with National Park Service officials to discuss the frequent breakdowns of the Washington Monument's elevator. Read »

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 8:43 PM

Voting Rights Restored Again for 13,000 Ex-Felons in Va.

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 ex-felons after his previous attempt was blocked by the state's Supreme Court. Read »

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