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Could There Be A Metro Strike?

(DC)- A majority of the largest union of Metro workers are supporting a strike. The union says of the thousands who lined up to vote yesterday, 94-percent were in favor of authorizing a strike. The union accuses

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VT Officials Say Freshman Class Diverse

(Blacksburg)- Officials at Virginia Tech say this year’s incoming freshman class will be the most diverse in school history. Over one-thousand of this year’s 64-hundred freshman will be first-generation college students. The number of minority students has

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Baseball A Step Closer To Fredericksburg

(Fredericksburg)- Fredericksburg City Council unanimously approved a letter of intent with the owners of the Potomac Nationals to move the team from Woodbridge to Fredericksburg. In the next 120 days, city council will seek public input. A

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Bears in Prince William County

(Woodbridge)- Prince William County police are reminding people to be aware of bears. The message comes after officials responded to reports of a bear in a tree yesterday afternoon in a Woodbridge neighborhood. Authorities say the bear

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National Zoo Proposing Security Changes

(DC)-The National Zoo is considering some changes aimed at improving security and visitor safety. The zoo wants to add perimeter fencing and reduce the 13 pedestrian entrances to three. A fourth one would eventually be built at

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No Civil War Re-enactments For Manassas

(Manassas)- A battlefield re-enactment known as Civil War weekend is being replaced in Manassas. City officials decided to cancel the event due to security concerns stemming from last year’s Charlottesville rally. Now, Manassas History Weekend will take

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The View To Mount Vernon–Is It At Risk?

(Mount Vernon)- A gas compressor station is reason enough for Mount Vernon to land as one of the country’s most endangered historic places. The National Trust for Historic Preservation says the planned Dominion Energy project next to

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Big Changes Could Come To Monument Ave. In Richmond

(Richmond)- Monument Avenue may see some big changes soon. Yesterday Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney’s Commission released a report recommended removing the Jefferson Davis statue and four other Confederate statues. The commission would like to see signs reinterpreting

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Dangerous Plant Found In Virginia

(Richmond)- Virginia Tech researchers have found a plant with a dangerous sap in Clarke County that can cause third-degree burns and blindness. Researchers say they found about 30 Giant Hogweed plants on a property in Clarke County

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Hit And Run Fatality In King George

(King George)- A King George man is accused of killing a man in a hit and run crash. Police arrested James Rouse for allegedly turning in front of an Alexandria man driving a motorcycle on Route Three.

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No Waiting List For Redskins Tickets

(Ashburn)- Redskins fans looking to get season tickets are in luck. Team officials announced they are ending their season ticket wait list. They also announced season ticket holders will now get discounts on food and drinks and

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Two Stafford Business Owners Charged

(Stafford)- From the Stafford Sheriff’s Office: A husband and wife who own two Stafford County businesses have been charged by the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office with obtaining money by false pretenses, failure to return a vehicle, and

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