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Emily Leayman

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NoVa Police Agencies Form Critical Incident Response Team

As public outcry for transparency and police reform has continued across the country since the death of George Floyd last summer in Minneapolis, several local police departments across Northern Virginia are collaborating on a multi-agency committee that will investigate incidents involving the use of force by law enforcement.

Local Group Offers Comfort To Lawmaker's Family Over Loss Of Son

Members of the Washington, D.C., area Pandemic Comforters recently visited the home of U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) and his wife, Sarah Bloom Raskin, to offer their condolences and support following the death of the couple's 25-year-old son on New Year's Eve.

Virtual Job Fair To Include 30 Loudoun County, Regional Employers

More than 30 employers from various industries located in Loudoun County and across the region will participate in a virtual job fair that will include part-time and flex-schedule openings.

DC Among 2021's Best Paying Cities: U.S. News

While the coronavirus pandemic has no doubt affected the prospects of job seekers in D.C., a new list by U.S. News & World Report shows that D.C. still ranks among U.S. cities that offer the highest number of best-paying jobs.

VA Coronavirus Testing, Hospitalizations Up, 19K Fully Vaccinated

The seven-day average of coronavirus cases continues to rise in Virginia, reaching 5,148 on Tuesday. There were 4,561 additional coronavirus cases were reported on Tuesday, 1,071 of which are in Northern Virginia. There were 84 new coronavirus deaths reported in Virginia on Tuesday, according to the Virginia Department of Health.

Free Admission At Northern Virginia National Parks On MLK Day

Martin Luther King Jr. is a federal holiday and often a day of service. It's also an opportune time to enjoy the national parks as the first fee-free day of 2021.

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