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  1. Local digest: D.C.-area news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Kevin Brown, the chief of the 208-member Pamunkeys, was notified of the delay in a letter sent to him Friday by the Interior Department. The letter said only that the government needs additional time to make a final determination.

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  2. How snow days piled up at Washington area schools in 2014-2015Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The weather naive among us who thought the official start of spring would mean the end of snow were in for a rude awakening. March 20 instead brought an unseasonal wintry mix, snow and in turn another round of delays and school closings for three area school districts .

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  3. OvationsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    I love witnessing a performance. Whether it's jamming rock guitarists or powerful athletes, I love acknowledging and celebrating their efforts.

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  4. Metroway will get more dedicated bus lanes this summerRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Metroway, the region's bus rapid transit system that opened last August with about a mile of dedicated bus lanes in Alexandria, is performing better than anticipated and soon will add another mile of transit lanes, officials say. Ridership numbers are strong in the five-mile stretch between the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metro stations where buses travel part of the route along the Jefferson Davis Highway using a lane separate from regular traffic.

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  5. Arlington, Alexandria Democrats line up for local, state races this springRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    The Alexandria mayoral race, the Arlington County Board races and the fight to succeed Rob Krupicka in the Virginia House of Delegates will be among the liveliest campaigns of the season. For the first time in 30 years, no one is challenging the six incumbents who are running for the Democratic nomination for reelection to the Alexandria City Council.

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  6. How brainy are you about your brain? A neuroscience quiz.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    We have a winner in the 2015 USA National Brain Bee Champion: Soren Christensen, a ninth-grader at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Va., representing the Washington, D.C. region of the competition. What is the Brain Bee? It's a neuroscience competition for high school students in which 52 regional winners from around the country competed this month at the University of Maryland, Baltimore on March 20-21 during Brain Awareness Week.

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

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants: 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays, Haley Park; 2-4:30 p.m. second Sundays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; 2-4 p.m. third Saturdays, Madison Manor; 2-5 p.m. third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Sundays, Fort Bennett Park. Information: www.environment.arlingtonva.us .

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

    Wednesday Mar 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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  9. Alexandria-Arlington news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    Arlington Reads, the Arlington Public Library's annual community read, will focus this year on race in America, using the works of Jesmyn Ward and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Ward will discuss her work, "Men We Reaped: A Memoir," which is about five young black men in DeLisle, Miss., at the Central Library Auditorium at 7 p.m. April 8. Adichie will discuss "Americanah," her fictional work about a Nigerian college student, at 7 p.m. May 7 at the Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Copies of the authors' books will be sold the night of their appearances.

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  10. Dr. Gridlock: TSA's Pre-Check program hits the 1 million markRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Washington Post

    TSA's Pre-Check program, designed to speed travelers through airport security, hit a milestone this week: enrolling its millionth passenger. The program, launched in 2011 and expanded to the general public in 2013, gives eligible travelers the option of skipping the hassle of removing their shoes and other items from their person when they go through airport screening. 1 comment

  11. Alexandria objects to Norfolk Southern plans near Eisenhower Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria's elected leaders are upset, again, about Norfolk Southern's plan to expand, lengthen the railroad cars that carry ethanol and install new equipment at its transfer yard on the west end of the city, near the rapidly developing Eisenhower Avenue area. Norfolk Southern, in a meeting last week with city officials and a letter dated Friday, said that it plans to change its tracks and install new equipment, including spill containment gear, and move its rail-to-truck ethanol transfer point one-quarter mile west, further from residential neighborhood.

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

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

    Wednesday Mar 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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  14. Kelly: Meet the man who created the famous Mattress Discounters jingleRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Washington Post

    John Kelly writes "John Kelly's Washington," a daily look at Washington's less-famous side. Born in Washington, John started at The Post in 1989 as deputy editor in the Weekend section.

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  15. Rolling through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Washington Post

    AMF Annandale Lanes is less than half occupied on a cold Friday morning. The Silver Belles are rolling against friendly rivals, the Jolly Angels and Oh Spare Me.

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

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The Washington Post

    Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants: 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays, Haley Park; 2-4:30 p.m. second Sundays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; 2-4 p.m. third Saturdays, Madison Manor; 2-5 p.m. third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park; 10 a.m.-noon fourth Sundays, Fort Bennett Park. Information: www.environment.arlingtonva.us .

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

    Wednesday Mar 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 Mar 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. 5 free things to do during the week of March 9-15Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Washington Post

    On Sunday, Artisphere hosts its annual Smudge Comic Arts Expo, an independent comic expo featuring comic exhibitors, talks and workshops. Pictured above is a cartoon from the creators of Cuddles and Rage.

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  20. Spyware vendor may have helped Ethiopia target journalists a " even...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | The Washington Post

    The Ethiopian government appears again to be using Internet spying tools to attempt to eavesdrop on journalists based in suburban Washington, said security researchers who call such high-tech intrusions a serious threat to human rights and press freedoms worldwide. The journalists, who work for Ethiopian Satellite Television in Alexandria, Va., provide one of the few independent news sources to their homeland through regular television and radio feeds - to the irritation of the government there, which has accused journalists of "terrorism" and repeatedly jammed the signals of foreign broadcasters.

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