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Last updated: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 01:17:47 GMT

 Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:28:31 EDT
The largest power plant in Oregon, the Boardman Coal Plant, sat idle one day earlier this summer, "cold steel" in industry parlance, its dirty power no longer wanted on an electricity grid that is becoming greener.
 Dollar Tree steps up fight, buys Family Dollar Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:28:14 EDT
The fight for penny pinchers is intensifying.
 Youth charged with arson, attempted murder Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:50:05 EDT
Fire officials say a 17-year-old has been charged with attempted murder and arson in a house fire in Woodbridge.
 US Court: Virginia marriage is for all lovers Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:50:04 EDT
Virginia's same-sex marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional on Monday in the first such decision by a federal appellate court in the South.
 Mining deaths on rise, 22 in first half of 2014 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:41:17 EDT
Twenty-two miners were killed in accidents during the first half of 2014, compared to 18 in the first half of 2013 and 19 for the same period in 2012.
 NMMI AD accused of groping woman at Virginia event Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:10:03 EDT
New Mexico Military Institute's athletic director has been accused of groping a woman at an alumni event in northern Virginia earlier this year.
 Mining deaths on rise, 22 in first half of 2014 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:42:04 EDT
Twenty-two miners were killed in accidents during the first half of 2014, compared to 18 in the first half of 2013 and 19 for the same period in 2012.
 Jury chosen in former Va. gov's corruption trial Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:50:27 EDT
A jury of eight men and four women was selected Monday in the trial of a former Virginia governor and his wife, who are charged with trading the influence of his office in exchange for thousands of dollars in gifts and loans from a businessman.
 Local governments turning red lights into green Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:55:17 EDT
Red light camera programs in cities like D.C. and Rockville, and Montgomery, Prince George's and Arlington counties have raked in $21 million combined, the data show.
 Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:20:17 EDT
The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Virginia Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:
 Warner: Export-Import Bank supports Va. port jobs Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:50:24 EDT
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner says the U.S. Export-Import Bank helps support thousands of jobs in Virginia and needs to be reauthorized.
 Janitors at Fort Belvoir could walk off the job tomorrow Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:08:00 EDT
Janitors for Fort Belvoir will strike Tuesday morning if the Atlanta-based federal contractor they work for refuses to come to the table to renegotiate the terms of their contract.
 Witness list released in McDonnell trial Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:17 EDT
Federal prosecutors have filed a list of 61 potential witnesses in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife.
 Richmond man makes plea deal in woman's death Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:00:14 EDT
A Richmond man has agreed to plead guilty in the slaying of a woman during an argument.
 Will mobile devices replace binoculars at the opera? Fri, 25 Jul 2014 04:43:08 EDT
New technology that puts onstage action right into the laps of patrons could soon change the face of opera.