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Nearly 200 Virginia teachers earned certification this year, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards announced Wednesday. Hampton again topped the region with the number of certified teachers, with 12 this year. Newport News had 6 and...
KTLA NewsWASHINGTON, D.C. -- A doctor has determined that a man accused of trying to assassinate President Barack Obama this month is competent to stand trial, but prosecutors on Monday asked for a fuller evaluation. Prosecutors are seeking a competency hearing...
100 Years Ago Escapees return From the Woodbine social column: "Miss Mary Roth returned to the neighborhood after spending the summer with relatives in Wilmington, Delaware. Mrs. John M. DeLashautt and daughter, Miss Mildred DeLashmutt, have...
CNNWASHINGTON -- A U.S. Marine reservist was detained early Friday after being found acting "suspiciously" in Arlington National Cemetery before dawn, setting off a security scare that closed commuter routes around the Pentagon for a few hours to snarl...
L.A. Times Tech BlogSend a text message to 9-1-1? It could happen, with photo, video messaging, too -- that is if Federal Communications Chairman Chairman Julius Genachowski can set forth a plan to update 9-1-1. The FCC is going to discuss the issue in a December meeting,...
Who's on Team Gloucester?Spending per pupil in Gloucester was up in 2009 over the previous year, according to figures released by the state. The Virginia Department of Education released on Friday the spending per pupil for each school system in Virginia and Gloucester's......
The Washington PostRobert Whale knew his 1920s Sears Roebuck bungalow wasn't exactly airtight, but he didn't know just how drafty it was until an energy auditor flipped on the switch to a large fan he had placed in the doorway. That buzzing coming from an upstairs bedroom?...
Baltimore Sun reporterMost of the time, police aren't surprised when they find a ballpoint pen crammed with cocaine, or illicit pills stashed in a secret compartment of a running shoe. But when a bag full of smiley-faced gumballs hollowed out and stuffed like mushrooms with...
Tags: California, LSD, Halloween, Crimes, Ellicott City
The Swampby Jim Tankersley WOODBRIDGE, Va. -- For most of this decade, even when polls looked gloomy, Republicans entered Election Day with a swagger from their not-so-secret weapon: a voter turnout machine powerful enough to swing close races. Democrats have...
Tags: Local Elections, Entertainment, Polls, New Mexico, Woodbridge
The Swampby James Oliphant Want to vote absentee in Northern Virginia? Good. Take the day off. The wait to vote absentee in Arlington County was more than two hours Friday morning. The line circled throughout the lobby of the county's Office......
Tags: Referenda, Virginia, Local Elections, Voting, Politics
The Swampby Laura Olson ARLINGTON, VA. -- A light rain that began in early afternoon coincided with a drop in lines at Virginia polling places. An estimated 50 percent of voters had cast a ballot by 10 a.m., according to state......
Times Staff WritersThe gruesome murders were each more than 1,000 miles apart, an arc of bloodshed that spanned much of the North American continent. On a rutty street near a crowded slum in Honduras, gunmen sprayed automatic weapons fire at a bus filled with Christmastime...
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