Plus, Democrats protect their advantage in the state Senate.
Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are the top stories from around the region over the past week.
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Free Lance-Star Publishing Co. Files for Bankruptcy
Infant Death Case: Mother Reaches Plea Agreement With State
Homicide at Belle Plains Road Residence
Tapped Out: Trolley Pub Bill 'Passed By Indefinitely'
Standards of Learning: Lawmaker Aims to Limit 'Drill-and-Kill' Testing
Jack Diamond Returns to DC, Leaves Florida Station; Fans Hope for Return to DC Airwaves
Same-Sex Marriage Switch in Virginia
AAA Names Its 2014 Five and Four-Diamond Restaurants, Hotels in Northern Virginia
McDonnell Indictments: Former Governor Vows to Fight 'False Accusations’
Event at O'Sullivan's Raises Funds to Help Fly Damien Scanlan's Body Home
State Gives Green Light, Fairfax City's Deer Sterilization Set to Begin
Bill to Repeal Hybrid Car Tax Passes House of Delegates
Police: Man Goes on Crime Spree, Robs Two Women in One Day
Man, 29, Charged with Assaulting a Woman in Her Home
Black Pulls Out of 10th Congressional Race in Virginia
Identity of Ashburn Bank Robber Sought by Loudoun Investigators
Democrats Retain 33rd Senate Seat in Virginia General Assembly
King Street Bike Lane Plan Will Be Subject to Two More Additional Hearings
Royal Street Bus Barn Redevelopment Gets Rolling
FCPS Students: 'In McElveen We Trust' When Snow Days Loom
Man Dies After Being Struck by a Car in Springfield
McLean Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in December Fire
Mother Arrested After 4-Year-Old Calls 911 Complaining of Hunger
Fairfax County School Officials Publish Letter Explaining Reason to Cancel School for 3 Days
Man Killed, Woman Injured In Georgetown Stabbing; Suspect Dies of Heart Attack
Wedding Brand To Set Up Shop In Georgetown Anthropologie
Penn Daw Redevelopment Given Green Light by Fairfax County Board
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