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Hops Coming Home: Loudoun County To Add Hop Production Facility

The first commercial-scale hop production and processing facility in the region is being planned out in Loudoun County, further adding to the region's burgeoning beer business.

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Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb Lays Groundwork For Presidential Run

Virginia's Jim Webb has formed an exploratory committee to pursue a potential bid for president in 2016.

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Are Drivers Ready For New 95 Express Lanes In Virginia?

Northern Virginia's next new toll road is almost ready for motorists, but the company building the highway says motorists aren't prepared for it.
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With Eye On Revenue, Fairfax County Considers Changing How Residents Recycle

Fairfax County's recycling program is simple and convenient: just throw all your recyclable materials in one bin. But now officials say single-stream recycling may be cutting into the county's revenue stream.
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Hundreds Of Students Rally At UVA In Response To Rape Allegations At Fraternity

About 700 people rallied at the University of Virginia on Thursday afternoon, responding to reports of sexual violence on campus.
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Drug Evidence Logs Are Focus Of Probe Into Allegations Against FBI Agent

Prosecutors in court today said they spent 12 hours looking at "chain of custody" logs from the FBI's Washington Field Office as they investigate whether FBI agent Matthew Lowry tampered with evidence.

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Deaths Push Virginia's Attorney General To Create Anti-Heroin Initiative

Holding drug dealers accountable is just one part of the strategy to fight heroin and prescription-drug abuse.

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University of Virginia Addresses Magazine Article On Rape Allegations

Already under investigation by the federal government following complaints of sexual assault on campus, the Charlottesville school is facing a new public relations nightmare.

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Comstock Gets Bad Draw On First Day As Congressional Freshman

It was training day for Congressional freshmen on Wednesday, and newly-minted Virginia Congresswoman Barbara Comstock was greeted with some bad luck.

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With Streetcar Dead, Arlington Ponders: What's Next?

The demise of the Arlington streetcar has sparked debate over what comes next, and the responses range from an extension of Metro to better bus service.