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  1. Three in 10 Virginia schools lack full accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    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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  2. At London Curry House, follow the a must try!aRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The interior of London Curry House in Alexandria features shimmering tiled columns, bright wall art and a vibrant red-and-orange color scheme. Rolled out in August, London Curry House in Alexandria is the latest taste of India from Asad Sheikh.

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  3. Loudoun charge dropped against alleged Alexandria serial killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Charles Severance enters the courtroom in Ohio County Circuit Court in Wheeling, W.Va., for his extradition hearing. Severance is a person of interest in three slayings in Alexandria, Va., but is currently being held on a fugitive warrant from Loudoun County, Va., because he was accused of illegally having a gun.

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  4. Pierson-El pumping life into Nebraska punt returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    One of two things usually happened when Nebraska fielded a punt last year. The return man would either signal for a fair catch, or he would catch the ball and fall forward.

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  5. Lawyers appointed for Alexandria man accused in killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Post

    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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  6. Jim Parker, a partner with his brother in Hard Times Cafe chili chain, dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Washington Post

    Jim Parker, a onetime musician who was a partner with his brother in the Hard Times Cafe chain of chili restaurants, died Sept. 6 at his home in Alexandria, Va.

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

    Wednesday Sep 10 | 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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  8. Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Washington Post

    AHC needs volunteers once a week for an hour to tutor teens in the evenings or work with elementary students in the afternoons at six locations. For information, visit www.ahcinc.org , e-mail rozon@ahcinc.org or call 703-486-0626, Ext.

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  9. Charges filed in 3 Alexandria killings, victims' families haunted by the "why"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Washington Post

    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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  10. Two die in collision between car, trash truck on D.C. 295Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | The Washington Post

    Two people died in a collision between a car and a trash truck Saturday morning on D.C. 295 near Pennsylvania Avenue SE, D.C. police spokesman Paul Metcalf said. Both of the dead were in the car; additionally, an adult and a child in the car were injured and are in stable condition.

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  11. In the galleries: Watercolors, silkscreen, portraitureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | The Washington Post

    To judge from "Influence and Inspiration in Alexandria," which spotlights current and former faculty members at the Art League, that organization's school is a fine place to study realist painting. That's not the only thing taught at the 60-year-old Torpedo Factory mainstay, of course.

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

    Wednesday Sep 3 | 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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  13. Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Washington Post

    AHC needs volunteers once a week for an hour to tutor teens in the evenings or work with elementary students in the afternoons at six locations.

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  14. Virginia reading scores remain stagnant on harder testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

    Virginia students saw modest gains on state-mandated math tests while average scores on reading and writing exams stagnated, according to state results released Tuesday.

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

    Wednesday Aug 27 | 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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  16. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Washington Post

    For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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  17. Sometimes the school down the block makes you nervousRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Karen Helbrecht and Gordon Johnson had not investigated the local elementary school before they bought their light green Cape Cod house in the Del Ray section of Alexandria.

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  18. Metroway, the region's first bus rapid transit, debuts Sunday in Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | The Washington Post

    The new BRT 42 bus traveled along Jefferson Davis Highway last week free of traffic jams, delays and cars crisscrossing around it.

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

    Thursday Aug 21 | The Washington Post

    AHC needs volunteers once a week for an hour, to tutor teens in the evenings or work with elementary students in the afternoons at six locations.

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

    Wednesday Aug 20 | The Washington Post

    For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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