As Northern Virginia braces for the commuting challenges expected from the transfer of thousands of jobs to Fort Belvoir, officials in Fairfax County are hoping a new bus route will ease some of the load.
Environmentalists are hailing an agreement struck between the city of Alexandria and GenOn Energy to permanently close a coal-fired power plant on the Potomac waterfront in Virginia. But that could add a new element to the city's waterfront planning process.
Virginia Republicans believe the dynamics of state politics are about to change dramatically for the first time since 2007. They're confident they will be able to retake the state Senate and control both chambers.
Katherine Bradley is the co-founder and president of the City Bridge Foundation, focused on building a strong system of traditional public and charter schools in the District. She says she owes her drive and success to an inspirational teacher.
It's still summer break for most in Congress, but as Russell Berman, staff writer for The Hill newspaper, reports, the White House is already sparring with Eric Cantor over federal funding for the Hurricane Irene response.
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