The difference of a few Metro stops could determine whether D.C. area babies will live a long, healthy life or face a shorter life expectancy. A new report from the Center on Society and Health at Virginia Commonwealth University and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation shows an eight-year gap in life expectancies across four counties in Maryland and Virginia plus the District.
WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Sep 26 2016 @ 03:11 PM
Stanley Caulkins has seen it all. From working as a bellhop at the old hotel in downtown Leesburg waiting on officials from the Japanese Embassy a week before the attack on Pearl Harbor to watching dairy farms and mom and pop shops clear the way for big box stores and ultimately Leesburg's transformation.
Loudoun Times, Mon, Sep 26 2016 @ 02:11 PM
Michele Coates, who's been driving school buses in Loudoun County for 14 years, went to the hospital for smoke inhalation after saving 32 students from a smoking bus with a gas leak on Sept.
Loudoun Times, Fri, Sep 23 2016 @ 12:57 PM
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ARLnow.com, Thu, Sep 22 2016 @ 01:02 PM
Woodgrove High School Principal William Shipp this afternoon sent an email notification assuring parents and students it is safe to attend class tomorrow despite rumors circulating social media that there will be a "violent incident" on campus.
Loudoun Times, Wed, Sep 21 2016 @ 05:48 PM
As heroin and opioid overdose deaths grip the country, Loudoun County has pushed forward in aggressive efforts to fight the crisis, hoping to make a difference. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has called opioid overdoses across the nation an "epidemic."
WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Sep 21 2016 @ 06:21 AM
Crews working on the extension of Metro's Silver Line have been making progress on schedule, and construction on the project is now 35 to 40 percent complete, project leaders said Wednesday. Six new stations along the extended line are being built to serve areas of Reston, Herndon, Dulles International Airport, and eventually Ashburn.
WTOP-FM Washington, Wed, Sep 21 2016 @ 12:18 PM