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Alexandria, Virginia is located in Alexandria County. Zip codes in Alexandria, VA include 22302, 22334, and 22305. The median home price in Alexandria is $494,900 which is roughly $352/per square foot. More Alexandria information.

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1 hr ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Toll testing begins along future 95 Express Lanes

Road tests now are underway on equipment that will collect tolls and set congestion-based toll rates on the future 95 Express Lanes in Northern Virginia. The new hybrid High Occupancy Vehicle High Occupancy Toll lane system will collect money electronically using E-ZPass.

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5 hrs ago | Patch.com

College Students in Recovery

More than 23 million Americans are in long-term recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. An increasing number of them are young people - the population most vulnerable to the temptations of addictive substances.

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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Three in 10 Virginia schools lack full accreditation

Three in 10 Virginia schools failed to meet state accreditation standards this year as students continue to struggle on more rigorous exams introduced three years ago. The Virginia Department of Education said Tuesday that 555 out of the state's 1,827 schools did not meet state benchmarks on the annual statewide Standards of Learning tests last year.

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12 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Alexandria City schools on lockdown, no immediate threat

Alexandria City schools locked down, no immediate threat ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Alexandria City Public Schools are locked down Tuesday after a report of a person brandishing a weapon.

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13 hrs ago | US News & World Report

NSA Director Michael Rogers Talks Islamic State, Cybersecurity

NSA Director Michael Rogers, seen here speaking in Alexandria, Va. on Aug. 13, says the U.S. should be prepared to deal with cyberattacks from the Islamic State group.

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17 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Water main break closes part of King St. in Alexandria

A water main break has closed down a portion of King Street Tuesday morning, Alexandria police said. FROM VA AMERICAN Water main break closes part of King St. in Alexandria ALEXANDRIA, Va.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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UVA Student, 18, from Alexandria Reported Missing

UPDATE 1:40 p.m. Hannah Elizabeth Graham, the reported missing student, is a graduate of West Potomac High School , according to NBC-4. The school is located in Fairfax County in an area south of Old Town Alexandria, often referred to as "Alexandria."

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Business Insurance

Dave Walker to lead Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America

David Walker has been inaugurated as chairman of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America Inc., the Alexandria, Virginia-based producers' group announced. Mr. Walker, who was inaugurated Saturday, is president of Hartland Insurance Agency in Hartland, Michigan.

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The Wichita Eagle

United Way to accept donations in bitcoin currency

United Way Worldwide said Monday that it will accept bitcoin donations for the charity's innovation fund through the San-Francisco-based wallet service Coinbase. The charity will accept donations from a donor's digital wallet with no transaction fees.

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Patch.com

Report: Alexandria Police Look Into Possible Connection Between Two Murders

Were the murders of Asabech Abayneh and Carolyn Cross in Alexandria connected in some way? The two women were killed about a mile apart, each from strangulation, and police are looking into similarities, according to a report by CBS News/AP. Cross, 64, was killed last weeken d; her body was found Sunday, Sept.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Patch.com

Alexandria Circuit Court Judges Recuse Themselves from Charles Severance Case

All three of Alexandria's Circuit Court judges are recusing themselves from the Charles Severance case, according to a report by FOX-DC. Severance was charged last week in the murders of three prominent Alexandrians.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Capital Bikeshare adding more wheels

Capital Bikeshare is getting creative in order to keep its system growing, by adding more than two dozen used stations and more than 200 bikes from Ottawa, Canada. At least 10 of the "new" stations and bikes will be placed in D.C., and eight of the stations have already opened in Alexandria.

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Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/7/2014 - 9/14/2014

Below are BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com's most popular articles from 9/7/2014 - 9/14/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! This fall marks the worldwide release of BON JOVI: WORK, an extraordinary coffee table book that offers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the top touring rock band in the world, by the band's official tour photographer, David Berg man, during two record-breaking world tours from 2010-2013.

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Patch.com

Old Town Alexandria 'WOW' House: Sophisticated Living Near Potomac, Jones Point Park

This week's Old Town Alexandria "WOW" house is located in the Backyard Boats community at 710 Potomac St. There's plenty of room here with three bedrooms and 4.5 baths. The neighborhood is steps away from the Potomac River and Jones Point Park.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Vanguard

What's age got to do with it?

Hi, Surfing through the internet, early Thursday morning, I came across this story that informed my decision on today's article. It is the story of newlywed couple, Edith Hill, 96 and Eddie Harrison, 95, from Alexandria, Virginia, USA which is currently causing ripples among family and even the court.

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Old City Press

Walking along King Street this week, your exercising reporter took a left on to N. Fayette Street. Looking right, he saw Five Guys restaurant, a place he is proud to say he avoids these days.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Department of Commerce

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Welcomes Chinese Delegation

On September 11, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee discussed a number of key intellectual property issues at the Intellectual Property Rights Working Group meeting of the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade , co-chaired by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Deputy Director Lee welcomed Assistant Minister of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, TONG Daochi and his delegation of Chinese IP officials this week for the opening of the JCCT meeting.

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TBD.com

Tall truck knocks out power lines in Alexandria

Power outages to around 500 customers were reported by Dominion Power near where the incident occurred, in the 1600 block of N. Van Dorn Street.

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The Washington Post

Lawyers appointed for Alexandria man accused in killings

A person of interest in three Va. killings, a grand jury found cause to believe he illegally had handguns as a convicted felon.

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Fairfax Times

a Streetcara pulls into Little Theatre of Alexandria

Whether you know “A Streetcar Named Desire” from the original play, the 1951 film starring Marlon Brando, or just the “Seinfeld” episode where a muscle relaxer-infused Elaine yells “Stella!” repeatedly, you're almost certain to have some knowledge of the play.

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