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  1. Tornadoes confirmed in Alexandria, Va. and Savage, Md. from Wednesdaya s stormsRead the original story

    18 min ago | The Washington Post

    Two tornadoes were confirmed in the D.C. metro on Monday after a damage survey by the National Weather Service. These tornadoes were generated by storms that prompted tornado warnings in the Beltway and in eastern Howard County, Md.

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  2. What to Watch: Week of Oct. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    Keynote speakers include Heidi VanGenderen of the Energy Department , Elizabeth Dougherty of the Patent & Trademark Office ; and Sara Hanks , chief executive of CrowdCheck . The two-day event begins at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Crowne Plaza Alexandria, 901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria.

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  3. Obama seeks to tamp down fears of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Passengers arrive at Los Angeles International Airport as fear of the Ebola virus continues to grow in the U.S. President Obama on Saturday sought to tamp down fears of an Ebola outbreak and defend his administration from Republican critics who have called for a more aggressive response to the disease, including sealing off U.S. borders to visitors from countries battling widespread outbreaks. "We can't just cut ourselves off from West Africa, where this disease is raging," Obama said in his weekly radio address.

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  4. The Switchboard: Former Google exec nominated to head USPTORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Washington Post

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is seen in Alexandria, Va., On Thursday, President Obama nominated Michelle Lee lead the USPTO. Join us today for our weekly live chat, Switchback.

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

    Wednesday Oct 15 | 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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  6. Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria Tutoring Consortium needs tutors for kindergartners and first-graders in Alexandria public schools. Must work once or twice a week through May. Training provided.

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

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774. The league's Web site is Dog bites: Powhatan St., 1200 block, Oct. 1. A dog got out of a gate and bit a dog that was being walked by its owner.

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  8. Boss Shepherd's, KoChix, Donburi offer global versions of fried chickenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    Chef Jeremy Waybright at Boss Shepherd's uses Wondra Flour for his Southern fried chicken. Why'd the chicken cross the road? Who cares - somebody grab it.

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  9. Meet new a Top Chefa contestant George PagonisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Washington Post

    Being an alum of Bravo's "Top Chef" has worked out pretty well for the reality show's D.C.-based contestants. Vying for the title helped Carla Hall land her gig co-hosting "The Chew," and boosted the careers of toques like Spike Mendelsohn , Bryan Voltaggio , and Mike Isabella .

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  10. What to Watch: Week of Oct. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Washington Post

    The Northern Virginia Technology Council 's Entrepreneur Center is holding a panel discussion on "Incubators and Accelerators: Pros and Cons of Various Options for Entrepreneurs" Thursday. Panelists include Evan Burfield , co-founder of 1776 ; Juan Pablo Segura , founder of 1EQ ; Fletcher Jones , managing director of AOL Fishbowl Labs ; Dan Woolley , general partner of Mach37 ; and James Quigley , co-founder, and Rachael Stott , director, of Refraction .

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  11. SAT scores in most Fairfax high schools see notable jump, while some still struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Washington Post

    Compared to 2013, the average composite score for students in Fairfax, the 10th-largest school division in the country and most dynamic district in the sate, rose to 1668, more than 170 points above the nationwide average of 1497. Overall, average scores in Fairfax have increased 14 points since 2008.

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

    Wednesday Oct 8 | 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-Alexandria news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Washington Post

    Virginia will recognize same-sex marriages following a U.S. Supreme Court decision to not review rulings in five states that cleared the way for such marriages in those states. Those interested in obtaining a marriage license in the county can visit the Circuit Court clerk's office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd. Arlington's police chief, commonwealth attorney, county sheriff and others will take part in a community forum Wednesday to discuss trust and confidence in the criminal justice system and agencies.

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  14. The club Julia Pierson is joining: Life after a Washington scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | Washington Post

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is sworn in to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing Sept. 30. Pierson resigned the following day.

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  15. The club Julia Pierson is joining: Life after scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | The Washington Post

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson is sworn in to testify at a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing Sept. 30. Pierson resigned the following day.

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  16. What to Watch: Week of Oct. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Washington Post

    Keynote speakers include Lorna Davis president of the biscuit division, commonly known as Nabisco, for Mondelez International , and Joyce E.A. Russell , vice dean at the University of Maryland 's Robert H. Smith School of Business. The event takes place at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington.

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  17. Kelly: Interested in Alexandria history? Check out the Special Collections branch.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Washington Post

    Open one of the wide, thin file drawers in the Special Collections room at Alexandria's Kate Waller Barrett Library and you will see several large sheets of paper printed with genealogies that are as detailed and complex as any Plantagenet king's. The family trees do depict royalty, at least as far as the South is concerned.

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  18. T.C. Williams football field lights move closer to fruitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Washington Post

    The Alexandria School Board on Thursday night inched closer to installing lights at the T.C. Williams High School football field, a process that could take years but already has raised the ire of neighbors. Board members voted 8-1 to officially ask that the city's planning commission amend the school's special use permit, which currently bans the installation of lights at the field.

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  19. Traffic, transit tips for the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Washington Post

    On a weekend when the Nationals are in the baseball playoffs at Nationals Park, D.C. United is in action at RFK Stadium, and the Capitals play a preseason game at Verizon Center, Metro will have all stations open, but watch for schedule changes on the Orange and Red lines. D.C. United plays at 8 p.m. Friday.

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  20. Going Out Guide, Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | The Washington Post

    Nature Visions Photo Expo An exhibit of 25 nature photographs chosen from more than 800 submitted in the 2013 Nature Visions Photo Expo competition by members of seven local camera clubs. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Through Nov. 16. Hylton Performing Arts Center, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas.

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