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Fairfax asks permission to dump Confederate highway names

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 13 voted 9-1 to ask the Commonwealth Transportation Board to rename the county’s sections of Lee Highway and Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway as Routes 29 and 50, their existing respective route numbers. The...

‘Express Lanes’ operator serves up grants

Transurban, which operates 53 miles of tolled Express Lanes highway service across Northern Virginia, recently announced $75,000 in grants to 18 Northern Virginia organizations. The funding, which ranges from $1,500 to $15,000 per organization, represents “responding to the needs of...
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Editor’s Notebook: Crazy days in the battle to end segregation

Perhaps no surprise here: The year 1961 featured some big battles on the school-integration front, both locally and at...
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