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  • New President Barack Obama calls for hope amid cold reality

  • Immigration roils small-town America

     
    by Jim Tankersley and Christi Parsons Fourth in an occasional series, United States of Anxiety MANASSAS, Va.--It's patrol day for Maureen Wood and Allison Kipp. Armed with a notebook and cell phone, the two friends set off in a minivan......
  • Bull Run: 5,000 casualties for the Union

     
    by Mark Silva MANASSAS, Va. -- With all the inaugural talk of the Lincolnesque train ride, the Lincoln Bible and President Barack Obama's own "team of rivals," we started thinking about the real thing, the union that Lincoln saved at......
  • Jobless claims strain state funds, offices

     
    by Frank James Today's labor market report with its alarming numbers, a 7.6 unemployment rate and 598,000 jobs lost in January, is a sign of even more stress to come for state unemployment funds which are being depleted around the......
  • NWS: Intense storm likened to a Cat.1 hurricane

     
    The howling winds, swirling snow and plummeting visibility that drove plow drivers off the highways today are being driven by an intensifying offshore low-pressure system that meteorologists are likening to a Cat. 1 hurricane.Winds topped 58 mph over part...
  • Live review: Desert Rose Band reunion in Bakersfield

     
    Reporting from Bakersfield The Desert Rose Band couldn’t have picked a more apropos site for launching a brief reunion tour than Buck Owens' Crystal Palace in the capital of California country music. The group formed by Byrds and Flying Burrito......
  • Presidents Day past

    Presidents Day, which honors George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, is a tricky affair. Originally meant to honor Washington around his birthday, it's now a presidential twofer. Since Congress moved the holiday to the third Monday of the month, this...
  • Frugality among consumers is outliving recession

    Frugality among consumers is outliving recession
    Even as the economic recovery plods ahead, many American consumers are refusing to come along. They're not spending freely — and they have no plans to. Many of them have steady income. They aren't saddled by high debts. They don't fear losing...
  • Beltway Sniper, John Allen Muhammad to Die By Lethal Injection

    Beltway Sniper, John Allen Muhammad to Die By Lethal Injection
    The mastermind of the 2002 Washington, DC-area sniper attacks will die by lethal injection next month, Virginia officials said Tuesday. John Allen Muhammad declined to choose between lethal injection and electrocution, so under state law the method...
  • Hoping for 'justice' tonight for sniper

    Hoping for 'justice' tonight for sniper
    It began in Wheaton with a single gunshot. James D. Martin, 55, had stopped off at a Shoppers Food Warehouse on his way home when, for no apparent reason, an unseen assailant shot and killed him. The next morning, four others in Montgomery County were...
  • Virginia Governor Denies Clemency Request For Convicted D.C. Sniper

    Virginia Governor Denies Clemency Request For Convicted D.C. Sniper
    Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine denied clemency Tuesday for sniper John Allen Muhammad, clearing the way for him to be executed for the attacks that terrorized the nation's capital region for three weeks in 2002. Muhammad is set to die by injection Tuesday night...