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  1. California bill would require retailers, restaurants to pay their employees double on holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Best Buy employees line up outside the store during a Black Friday test run Nov. 22 in Alexandria, Va. A California lawmaker said she will introduce a bill that would double the pay of employees who work over Thanksgiving and Christmas.

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

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Tribute at the Tomb A wreath-laying ceremony at George Washington's tomb occurs daily. Noon.

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  3. Attorneys for suspect in Alexandria slayings want charges droppedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | 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. Behind the scenes at Best Buya s Black Friday dress rehearsalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    Rob Delissio, general manager of the Best Buy in Alexandria, goes over Black Friday sales strategy with employees. A Black Friday sale at a big-box retailer is a dance that needs a master choreographer.

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  5. Deschutes Brewery arrives in D.C. with its Jose Andres collaboration, ZarabandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Washington Post

    We have Jose Andres to thank for small plates. Now we can thank him for helping bring America's sixth-largest craft brewery to D.C. and Northern Virginia.

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

    Wednesday Nov 19 | 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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  7. Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Washington Post

    Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants: first Saturdays, Haley Park; second Sundays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park. Information: www.environment.arlingtonva.us .

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

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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. Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Washington Post

    Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants: first Saturdays, Haley Park; second Sundays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park. Information: www.environment.arlingtonva.us .

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  10. Alexandria and Arlington home salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Washington Post

    These sales data recorded by the Alexandria Department of Real Estate Assessments were provided by Black Knight Financial Services. For information about other residential real estate transactions, visit www.washingtonpost.com/homesales .

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  11. Cost of collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | The Washington Post

    Some of the best low-income students don't even bother to apply to some of the colleges with the most aid. Why? Blame misleading data.

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  12. Education briefs: Communications official leaves FairfaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 9 | The Washington Post

    Barbara Hunter, the Fairfax County school system's assistant superintendent for communications, is leaving to join Alexandria City Public Schools, where she will begin a new job on Nov. 18. Hunter worked for Alexandria schools from 1998 to 2004 as executive director for information and outreach. She served as director of communications for the National School Boards Association before being hired as assistant superintendent for communications and community outreach by former Fairfax schools superintendent Jack D. Dale.

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  13. Capital Buzz: Sterling Capital moves into government contractingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax-based Sterling Capital Group Partners , a private equity firm founded by three local investors, recently bought a controlling interest in another Fairfax company, management consultants CPS Professional Services . Led by a team of former senior government officials, Sterling has been targeting investments in the federal contracting industry.

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  14. Do you have a top-shelf public library in your county?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | The Washington Post

    Residents of Howard County and Falls Church enjoy some of the best public libraries in the country, while library services in Montgomery, Prince George's and Prince William counties fall well below their peers nationwide, according to new rankings published by Library Journal. The annual Library Journal Index tallies the number of library visits, items checked out, attendees at programs and public computer use reported by every public library in the country.

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  15. Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Washington Post

    Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants: first Saturdays, Haley Park; second Sundays, Gulf Branch Nature Center; third Saturdays, Tuckahoe Park; third Sundays, Long Branch Nature Center; fourth Saturdays, Benjamin Banneker Park. Information: www.environment.arlingtonva.us .

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

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Washington Post

    No cases were 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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  17. U.S. soccer players in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Washington Post

    Sacha Kljestan, right, celebrates with teammates after Anderlecht scored 3 goals in last 30 minutes for 3-3 draw at Arsenal. It was an eventful day for U.S. players in Europe - and for a Honduran from Edison High School and D.C. United.

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  18. Where We Live: Arlington Ridge is exerting a pull on its residentsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 31 | The Washington Post

    Many people who move to Arlington Ridge, says Maggie Gaffen, a four-decade resident who's raised a family there, find that they never want to leave. Among the many reasons, she says, are the South Arlington neighborhood's proximity to the District and its compact size.

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  19. Local digest: Maryland man sentenced in 2012 kidnappingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | The Washington Post

    A Hyattsville man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for the 2012 kidnapping of two 6-year-old girls he lured out of a thrift store, authorities said Wednesday. Charles Asuming Amofa, 27, pleaded guilty in April to kidnapping and attempted sexual offense, Prince George's County court records show.

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

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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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