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Dangling Snake in Ceiling, Singing Family Video Goes Viral, SJP Stops by Nordstrom + Butts Saved at Local Theater

Dangling Snake in Ceiling, Singing Family Video Goes Viral, SJP Stops by Nordstrom + Butts Saved at Local Theater

Plus, Cinema Siren reviews 'Sin City 2,' free back-to-school haircuts + won't you help find Buddy a home? Our top posts in Va. and DC.
Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

Playing Now: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
McDonnell Moves Out, Interstate Baby, Labor Day Gas Prices and ATM Skimmer Video

McDonnell Moves Out, Interstate Baby, Labor Day Gas Prices and ATM Skimmer Video

Plus, a deputy won't face charges for shooting daughter. Our top posts in Va. and D.C.
Labor Day Gas Prices Going Down in Virginia

Labor Day Gas Prices Going Down in Virginia

Nearly 35 million people will be traveling for the holiday weekend, and those on the road in Virginia may have something to smile about.
Missing Woman, Cold Case, Naked Perp Chased and High School Football Docmentary

Missing Woman, Cold Case, Naked Perp Chased and High School Football Docmentary

Plus, how you can post on Patch. Our top posts from the past 24 hours.
How to Post on Patch

How to Post on Patch

Interested in blogging or posting an announcement on Patch's bulletin board? Step by step instructions.
Snow Day for Dogs, Maureen McDonnell, 'Frozen' Singalong, Suspicious Death + Special Election

Snow Day for Dogs, Maureen McDonnell, 'Frozen' Singalong, Suspicious Death + Special Election

Plus, Veteran Farmer Program, 75th anniversary of library sit-in, teen touched inappropriately. Our top posts from Northern Virginia + DC.
Mega Millions Lottery Soars to $160 Million; Next Drawing Tuesday

Mega Millions Lottery Soars to $160 Million; Next Drawing Tuesday

Virginia Lottery earned $536 million this past fiscal year with profit going to Virginia public schools.
Toddler Killed, Same-Sex Marriage, Fire Truck Wreck, Principal's Fake Resume and the Fastest Internet

Toddler Killed, Same-Sex Marriage, Fire Truck Wreck, Principal's Fake Resume and the Fastest Internet

Plus, the Metro Richmond Zoo welcome an endangered baby Tapir. Our top posts in Va. and D.C. this week.
Nominate Your Favorite Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Nominate Your Favorite Coach or Mentor for Prizes, Patch Profile

Just 24 hours left to nominate your everyday hero -- perhaps a coach or mentor -- for a prize package. Tell us how they made a difference.
Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

Hurricane Season Peak: Share Your Storm Stories, Preparation Tips

The slow storm season has been a relief to many, but tropical weather tends to pick up right about…now.
Sobriety Checkpoint, Motorcycle Death, Restaurant Week and Lemonade Stand Robbed

Sobriety Checkpoint, Motorcycle Death, Restaurant Week and Lemonade Stand Robbed

Plus, 152 open house events in the region this weekend. Our top posts from Va. and D.C.
Daughter Shot, Same-Sex Marriage, Smoke at Dulles and Teacher Shortage

Daughter Shot, Same-Sex Marriage, Smoke at Dulles and Teacher Shortage

Plus, TV producer wants to know Virginia's top haunts. Our top posts from Va. and D.C.
Weekend: Kayaking, Campfires, Wagon Rides + More

Weekend: Kayaking, Campfires, Wagon Rides + More

Lots going on at Fairfax County parks this weekend.
Same-Sex Marriage, Gunpoint Carjacking, Nuggets Recall and the 'Best' Southern Restaurants

Same-Sex Marriage, Gunpoint Carjacking, Nuggets Recall and the 'Best' Southern Restaurants

Plus, a former shelter dog has joined an area police department. Our top posts from Va. and D.C.
After the Rain: How to Deal with Flooding in Your Yard

After the Rain: How to Deal with Flooding in Your Yard

Some areas of Northern Virginia saw more than 4 inches of rain Tuesday. Fairfax County offers useful tips after heavy rain this week.
Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

Concord, CA Highlighted in When The Game Stands Tall

When The Game Stands Tall is coming to theaters Aug. 22.
Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

Coming Soon: When The Game Stands Tall in Theaters Aug. 22

When The Game Stands Tall is based on the true story of a California high school football team that won 151 consecutive games.
Daily Digest: Flooded Roads, $5 Felines, Principal's Bogus Resume, Mosque Vandalized + Dairy Godmother on the Radio

Daily Digest: Flooded Roads, $5 Felines, Principal's Bogus Resume, Mosque Vandalized + Dairy Godmother on the Radio

Plus phony police officer dialing for dollars, woman fights off female attackers + hundreds without power after fire truck strikes pole.