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There was plenty of news across northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. If you missed any of it on your local Patch, here's a roundup of some of the top stories from the past 24 hours.

Nationals Vs. Dodgers, NLDS Game 5: Time, How To Watch, Info

This is it: we're all knotted at two games apiece going into Game 5 between the Washington Nationals and Los Angeles Dodgers after the Nats pulled off a dominant 6-1 victory in Game 4 in D.C.

Chick-Fil-A In Officially Open, 100 Win Free Food

By 6 p.m. Tuesday, more than 100 local residents had gathered outside the new Chick-fil-A in Ashburn for a chance to win free food for a year and to commemorate the store's Wednesday morning opening.

New Restaurant With 'Huge Bar' Opens: Report

A new 130-seat restaurant that features, among other things, a "huge bar," is now open. The Washington Business Journal reports that Sfoglina, which debuted Saturday at 1100 Wilson Boulevard, also features a chef's counter as well as a mozzarella and prosciutto bar.

Metro Train Operator Ignored Commands In Crash: Report

A new report suggests that it may have been the train operator who was at fault in the collision of Metro trains early Monday morning that caused massive delays. NBC 4's Adam Tuss reports that the train operator moved the train forward despite being told not to do so.

Man Cleared Of Robbery, Shooting Woman In Head

A 25-year-old man who was accused of robbing one woman and shooting another in the head at a playground was acquitted of charges Tuesday.

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