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  1. How The Post covered Earl Lloyda s NBA debutRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Earl Lloyd, shown here in 2007 at TC Williams High School where the gymnasium is dedicated to him, was the first African American to play in the NBA. Earl Lloyd, an Alexandria native and the NBA's first black player, died this week.

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  2. Street Smart: Tavern tradition in Old Town AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Lemon-filled punch chilling in a china bowl. A pewter plate of oysters on the half shell.

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  3. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    These were among incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For information, call 703-838-4636 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/police .

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  4. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    These cases were among the calls reported recently by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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  5. Richard Schwartz, boating association founder, dies at 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    Richard Schwartz, who co-founded and then chaired the Boat Owners Association of the United States, a boat insurance and towing organization that has more than 500,000 members, died Feb. 11 at a hospital in Arlington. He was 85. Known as BoatUS, the Alexandria, Va.-based association provides boating insurance, direct financing and refinancing, and lobbying, among other services.

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  6. Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria police are accepting applications for the Citizens' Police Academy. A 10-week session to learn aspects of the police department will be held 6:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 11, at the Police Department's headquarters.

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  7. Water main breaks cause road problems throughout areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    In the District, Metrobus said in a Twitter message that two of its bus lines - the 80 and the P6 - are delayed because of a water main break that is reducing the number of lanes getting through the area of North Capitol and Florida Avenue NE. 80, P6: Due to a water main break, northbound roadways were reduced to single lanes at North Capitol & Florida Ave NE.

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  8. Redevelopment of Alexandria waterfront is slowly moving forwardRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Washington Post

    More than three years after a pitched civic battle over the future of the Old Town Alexandria waterfront, the vision of a new "front yard" for this historic city is beginning to take shape. The City Council last year adopted a $120 million landscape design and project plan created by Olin Studios.

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  9. A roundup of Virginia news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    A bill to allow breast-feeding in public cleared Virginia's House of Delegates on Thursday and moved to the desk of Gov. Terry McAuliffe , who is expected to sign it into law. Under current law, women have the right to nurse their babies on state-owned property, but restaurants and other privately owned businesses that are open to the public may prohibit that on their premises.

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  10. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    These were among incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For information, call 703-838-4636 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/police .

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  11. Prince William County crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    Medway Church Loop, 11800 block, noon Feb. 5 to 4:15 p.m. Feb. 6. An attempt was made to enter a residence by damaging a rear window. Philena St., 4100 block, 9:30 p.m. Feb. 8. During an argument, a man assaulted a female acquaintance.

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  12. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    These cases were among the calls reported recently by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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  13. Food truck reported stolen in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Washington Post

    Red stands for the heart, and perhaps many of them were stolen on Valentine's Day. Red is also the color of an Alexandria-based food truck, and police say it was stolen on Valentine's Day or the night before.

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  14. Alexandria mayora s race could be heated for the first time in 12 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Washington Post

    The longtime mayor of Alexandria is facing his first primary challenge in a dozen years, from a former mayor who is critical of delays in opening a Metro station at Potomac Yard and what he describes as a failure to push forward on other economic development projects. Mayor William D. Euille , 64, has led his hometown almost without opposition since 2003.

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  15. A food truck caper strikes again in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Washington Post

    The Sate` Indonesian Food Truck was stolen from the front of an auto repair shop Saturday morning, Alexandria police said, marking the second time in less than three months that a food truck has been taken in the jurisdiction. Police spokeswoman Crystal Nosal said the truck was reported stolen at 10:30 a.m. from the 600 block of South Van Dorn Street, where it was due to receive repairs.

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  16. 4 wines to try this weekRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The Washington Post

    Availability information is based on distributor records. Wines might not be in stock at every listed store and might be sold at additional stores.

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  17. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Post

    These were among incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For information, call 703-838-4636 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/police .

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  18. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Post

    These cases were among the calls reported recently by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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  19. Virginia planning to ease I-395 bottleneckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Washington Post

    The reversible HOV lanes are in the middle of I-395 in this view north of the Beltway. The Virginia Department of Transportation plans to hold a public meeting Tuesday night to explain plans to widen the congested stretch of southbound Interstate 395 between Duke Street and Edsall Road through the Landmark community.

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  20. Dominion delays plans to seek approval for Alexandria power lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Washington Post

    Dominion Virginia Power says it will wait until this summer to decide whether to try to build an underground power line through parts of Potomac Yard and Old Town Alexandria. The utility stirred considerable opposition in Alexandria last spring when it announced plans to seek state approval to build a 230-kilovolt transmission line from its Four Mile Run substation in Arlington County to a switching station in north Old Town.

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