Arlington residents want to bike more and have separate lanes; NBC’s Matt Lauer fired over sexual harassment suspicions

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Wednesday, Nov. 29.

According to a study conducted by Arlington County’s Mobility Lab and BikeArlington, a local bicycle education program, 89 percent of the survey’s participants wish that they could bike more often, with 62 percent of respondents calling for more separate bike lines.
(ARL Now)

Monday night, NBC received a complaint accusing Today show host Matt Lauer of sexual harassment in the workplace. NBC has suspicions that this was not an isolated incident and Chairman Andy Lack said that the complaint that they received was “detailed.”
(WTOP)

North Korea has released a statement claiming that they have successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile that could reach the United States mainland. United States experts calculated that the missile, Hwasong-15, could, in theory, reach Washington, D.C.
(The Washington Post)

Earlier this month, the Senate voted to require anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training, and now the House will decide whether or not their lawmakers, staff and interns will have “to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress.”
(WJLA)

Manassas has been certified an official affiliate of the national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful.
(Prince William Times)

The Herndon Holiday Arts and Crafts Show will take place Sunday, Dec. 3 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Herndon Community Center.
(Reston Now)

On Dec. 2, Zandra’s Taqueria will be holding their “Warm Up the Community” coat drive in an effort help Prince William’s 400 homeless bundle up. Those that donate a new or gently used coat will receive a free taco voucher.
(Potomac Local)

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