Woman dies, dog survives a house fire in Fairfax County. Officials say electric heating pad likely the cause.
The day before Thanksgiving, Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) participated in a 338-year-old ritual outside the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, where two tribes each presented a deer as payment in lieu of taxes.
Neumos. Contestants Christine Mitchell and Brian Barker will both be going (with guests) to see Tickets on sale here. Thank you for participating in our contest. The results are in and the esteemed panel of judges has taken the unprecedented step of awarding not one but TWO pairs of tickets to tonight's amazing rock show at Neumos. Show More Summary
Taking part in the Regional Libraries Queensland training course in Brisbane recently, Sue Laycock, Injune Library Service Officer and Jan Norton, Boulia Library opted to spend a short amount of time visiting the John Oxley Library to build an understanding and awareness of the collections and services available at the John Oxley. It was great... Read more
If you have a special place in your heart for the 1976 Oscar winner Rocky, and firmly believe it was never topped by any of its five sequels—yes, even the beloved Rocky III with Mr. T—you and I are in agreement, and have much to discuss. Show More Summary
Gov. Bruce Rauner granted clemency to 10 people while denying 200 other requests as his office works through a backlog of 1,200 petitions from previous administrations, Rauner's office said Wednesday. Rauner's office said the 210 clemency petitions acted upon by the governor date to April 2007....
She starred in a trilogy by Yasujir? Ozu, including “Tokyo Story” (1953), which critic Roger Ebert called “one of the greatest films of all time.”
StoryCorps wants to gather more interviews this weekend than it has in its 12 years of existence.
Don't worry: Rodne has Muslim friends. WA.GOV Two weeks ago, after the attacks in Paris, Washington state representative Jay Rodne posted a typo-ridden comment on Facebook, saying Islam was "incompatible" with Western civilization and imploring Americans to "arm" themselves. Show More Summary
Another week and another list of “most liveable something or others”. This one is for Sydney suburbs but like all league tables there’re more problems than virtues Where are the most liveable suburbs in Sydney?
I'm grateful for my family, my friends, and, most of all, my best friend Captain Purrcard! He's my cat!—Ken Bunn, 10, Central District Here's a fun fact about kitties, kid: Only assholes put their goddamn cats in the same sentence as...Show More Summary
Wu-Tang's $1 million album, the Korean American Museum is getting a new home and more end of day links. [ more › ]
A recent court decision highlights the inability of local and state governments to deal effectively with the problems of parking in inner suburban areas where density is increasing Are councils dealing effectively with the problem of inner suburban parking?
A roundup of news from across the Washington region.
Black Friday is here again along with the insanity but not all deals are to be had in stores since a lot of the anime goods you want aren't in brick and mortar stores these days. One great deal I stumbled upon for the post-turkey day shopping holiday is the OMAKASE subscription goodie box by online video streaming service Viewster.com. Read more...
The band's account is harrowing but necessary. This is some heavy material, but you should really take 26 minutes and watch it. The way the band members describe the events is powerful and necessary. I can't imagine a scenario in which...Show More Summary
Nextdoor drama, SF is apparently the "roommate capital of the US," and a homeless woman gave birth in a bus stop. [ more › ]
A Md. man is sentenced to 30 years in killing of father who intervened when his 16-year-old got into a fight.
Can anyone answer some of these questions in relation to what appears an almost certain increase in the GST from 10% to 15% : 1) If the prices of goods/services rises, will not the law of demand hold true and generally, sales will decrease? How will that affect projected revenue raised? 2) If tax payers/families/fixed income recipients/self [...]
She arranged online to meet a man at the hotel, then he held her at gunpoint.