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  • Marine Corps Celebrates 236th Birthday

    Marines in Arlington and around the world are celebrating the birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps. On Nov. 10, 1775, a committee of the Continental Congress met at a Philadelphia tavern and passed a resolution…

  • Crime Report: Adding Injury to Injury Edition

    In this week’s Arlington County crime report, a driver is accused of hitting a man with her car in Shirlington, then getting out of the car and assaulting the victim and his wife. The driver’s…

  • Morning Notes

    Water Main Break in Fairlington — A large water main break shut down the intersection of 31st and S. Abingdon Streets in Fairlington last night. [WUSA 9] Joe Paterno Hires Clarendon Firm — Before he…

  • DEVELOPING — Suspicious Package in Crystal City

    The road in front of 200 12th Street S. in Crystal City is being shut down as police and firefighters investigate a suspicious package in an office building. The Arlington County bomb squad and traffic…

  • High-End Cocktails Coming to Columbia Pike

    The Washington Post’s Going Out Guide has today’s scoop that mixologist Todd Thrasher, Northern Virginia’s king of cocktails, will be opening a new bar within the already-announced Eamonn’s: A Dublin Chipper restaurant on Columbia Pike.…

  • Flu Season is Here, But So Are Vaccines

    With temperatures in the 60s this week, it may seem too early to worry about fighting off sickness this winter. Already, though, illnesses are popping up around the area. That should be the perfect reminder to go…

  • Today: Nationwide Emergency Alert Test

    The first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System will be conducted at 2:00 this afternoon. The test will be broadcast via radio and TV stations and cable TV providers, according to the Federal Emergency…

  • Favola’s Senate Victory Opens Door for Special Election

    Now that we know Barbara Favola is moving on to the Virginia Senate, the question becomes what happens to her soon-to-be vacated position on the Arlington County Board? Even though her Senate victory last night…

  • Morning Poll: Groupon Deals

    Groupon built its business on offering hot deals at local shops and restaurants. Those blockbuster deals would attract thousands of buyers and help spread the word about Groupon. But are the deals cooling off? Groupon…

  • Morning Notes

    GOP Will Likely Control Va. Senate — Despite the clean sweep by Arlington Democrats, it looks like Republicans will pick up the two Virginia Senate seats they needed to wrest control of the state Senate…

  • Republicans, Greens Buoyant Despite Losses

    Although Democrats swept the races in Arlington County, that didn’t dampen the spirits of those who cast votes for Republicans and Green Party candidates. A few dozen die-hard Republicans turned out at Hard Times Cafe…

  • Dems Sweep Arlington Races

    (Updated at 11:55 p.m.) It was a joyous election night for local Democrats, who are claiming victory in all 14 races run in Arlington. Democrat Barbara Favola has won a decisive victory over Republican businesswoman…

  • Election Turnout Light, Officials Say

    With just over three more hours left to vote in today’s general election, officials are predicting a low turnout. Arlington County Registrar Linda Lindberg says she’s expecting a roughly 30 percent active voter turnout rate…

  • Cops, Delegate Shave for Childhood Cancer Research

    Del. Patrick Hope (D) joined Arlington County Police Chief Doug Scott and about 20 ACPD officers at Pentagon City mall over the weekend for the third-annual Be Brave and Shave fundraiser for childhood cancer research.…

  • Police Looking For Footbridge Flasher

    Arlington County Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to a teenage boy on a bike path near I-66 and the W&OD trail over the weekend. The crime happened around dusk on Sunday.…

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