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Virginia is one of the most fully-vaccinated places in the U.S.

More than 80-percent of adults in Virginia have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 75-percent are considered fully vaccinated, according to new numbers the state released Friday.

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Biden visits Arlington National Cemetery...

President Joe Biden on Thursday participated in a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, marking the first Veterans Day in 20 years that the U.S. has not been at war. Speaking to a crowd of over 600 people at the Memorial Amphitheater,

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Amazon Picks Stafford Site For Major Eas...

The 630,000 square-foot facility, to be located at the Northern Virginia Gateway site, will serve as one of Amazon's East Coast hubs.

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The 5 Stages of Driving Through NoVA Traffic

When I first moved to Northern Virginia, I was warned about the traffic. But nothing could prepare me for actually living it. From denial to acceptance, here are the five emotional stages we endure when embarking upon the journey that is NoVA traffic.

Travel
Man's body located after fall into Virgi...

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – After two searches the body of a person who fell into a body of water in the 700 block of Lake Edward Drive has been recovered. On November 6 around 2 p.m., Virginia Beach Emergency Communications (VBECCS) received a report that a ...

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Weird Facts of The 757: Mount Trashmore

Does Virginia Beach have its own Mount Rushmore? Here's the history behind Mount Trashmore.

Local Culture
Civil War-Era Relics Found During Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Con...

Since the expansion's beginning last year, multiple artifacts have been recovered from the construction site at the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel. Unfortunately, none of them qualify for the national historic registry.

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Amazon To Fill 3,700 Seasonal Part-, Ful...

Amazon announced it is hiring people for 150,000 seasonal jobs across the U.S. including 3,700 in Virginia. Starting pay is $18 per hour.

Business
Colin Powell, first Black US Secretary o...

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state, has died following a battle with COVID-19, his family said on Facebook. He was 84.

News
The Spotted Lanternfly: Destructive Insect Has Found Its Way to N...

According to various reports, spotted lanternflies have been threatening wineries in Northern Virginia. Agriculture experts across the country all agree, the spotted lanternfly should be killed on sight.

Home & Garden
This Virginia Beach goose has neighbors ...

A community in Virginia has had a special tradition for decades. When the people who started it moved away, neighbors thought it might be over. But when Dana Freed and Dominick DiColandrea moved in, they kept the tradition alive.

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This Virginia Bourbon Bar Is Located Ins...

See why this watering hole landed on The Bourbon Review's annual roundup!

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State Articles
10 Can't-Miss Events for Thanksgiving We...

Tryptophan setting in? Pack up the leftovers and check out these merry offerings in the District and beyond!

Events
What You Need to Know About the National Christmas Tree Lighting

President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will officially flip the switch to kick off the holiday season in Washington, D.C..

National News
This Is Why We Don't Mess With Hurricane...

Hurricanes are no joke. Here are four members of the news media who put themselves in the way of a hurricane—and lived to tell about it.

Lifestyle
Good News for DC Travelers: More Securit...

Reagan National Airport will open two new security halls Tuesday, November 9. The expansion will not only add two new 50,000-square-foot screening areas for terminals B and C, but will now mean the entire B and C concourses will be behind security and accessible only to ticketed passengers,

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How to Order a 'Buddy the Elf' Frappuccino Off Starbucks' Secret ...

"The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear"—or in this case, by ordering a "Buddy the Elf" Frappuccino at your local Starbucks!

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DC Drops Its Mask Mandate for Indoor Spa...

The mask mandate in Washington, D.C., is being lifted for indoor public spaces for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. Hours after the announcement, nearby Montgomery County in Maryland announced it would be reinstating a mask mandate.

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10 Can't-Miss Events in the DMV This Wee...

Friday can't come soon enough! Here are the must-see attractions happening in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

Events
'Eternals' Costumes to Be Displayed at the Smithsonian

Five costumes from Marvel's "Eternals" will be on display at the Arts and Industries Building in Washington, D.C., beginning on November 20.

Attractions
Holiday Events, Displays Returning to DC...

Ice skating at the Sculpture Garden, concerts at the Washington National Cathedral, and Enchant Christmas are all reopening for the holiday season in Washington, D.C.

Attractions
Warmer Winter Expected This Winter in th...

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued its annual winter weather forecast for the DMV, and major blizzards aren’t on the menu.

Local News
Smithsonian Announces New Director for National Zoo

Brandie Smith will also oversee the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute in Virginia.

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Miami City Ballet Brings 'The Nutcracker...

Usher in the holiday season with tickets to "The Nutcracker." This classic ballet is an unforgettable experience for the whole family.

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National Articles
Slang Terms From the 1920s That We Need ...

It's been nearly 100 years since the Roaring Twenties, an era where flappers, speakeasies, and mobsters reigned supreme. A time where there was a cultural shift away from tradition into a "modern" age of rebellion, which came in the forms of the cinema, radio, automobiles, jazz, and, most importantly, new slang terms.

Local Culture
Try the All-New Cheetos-Flavored Wings a...

Applebee's and Frito Lay teamed up to launch a Cheetos-inspired menu. The menu includes boneless wings tossed in Cheetos wing sauce and Fried Cheetos Cheese bites, all available for a limited time.

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Holiday Gift Guide: 9 of the Most Perfect White Elephant Gifts Ev...

Don't fall into a candle-giving rut this year. Try any one of these great white elephant gifts to become the talk of the office!

Lifestyle
Recipe: Black Cake, the Booziest Christm...

Made throughout the Caribbean in slightly different forms, Black Cake is a gorgeous, dense, boozy treat that you'll look forward to all year long.

Recipes
Holiday Gift Guide: 9 Best LEGO Sets to ...

Nothing says "happy holidays" quite like a LEGO set! Here are 9 of our favorite LEGO sets that will inspire your inner builder.

Lifestyle
Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Stepping Down as CEO

On Monday morning, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced that he is stepping down. Dorsey will be succeeded by Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal.

Tech
Krispy Kreme Launches New 'Let it Snow' ...

Krispy Kreme debuted its new 'Let it Snow' donut collection on November 26. The collection includes three all-new donut flavors and two returning classics.

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Sugar Cookie Cocktails: The Only Dessert...

If you're looking for something equally sweet and equally boozy to get you through the holiday season, you've come to the right place. May we introduce the Sugar Cookie Cocktail.

Recipes
Walt Disney World Announces New 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Rollerc...

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida announced that a new "Guardians of the Galaxy"-themed rollercoaster will debut in Epcot Summer 2022. The ride will be called "Cosmic Rewind" and will feature Glenn Close as she reprises her role as Nova Prime.

Travel
Musical Theatre Legend Stephen Sondheim ...

Musical legend Stephen Sondheim died early Friday morning in his home in Roxbury, Connecticut. He was 91.

Entertainment
The Best Recipes for Leftover Thanksgivi...

Relive everything special about your Thanksgiving meal. Put that leftover turkey to good use in these mouth-watering recipes.

Recipes
National Sardines Day Is November 24, And We're Kinda Psyched

When was the last time you celebrated a scaly fish? Embrace National Sardines Day, and pay homage to this obscure treat.

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