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  1. On Bands: A PostscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Washington Post

    Colonel Michael J. Colburn, the 27th commander of the United States Marine Band , conducts his final concert before his retirement on July 12, 2014, at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall on campus of the Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA.

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  2. Military bands employ top musicians, face cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

    Staff Sergeant Jacob Chmara, 33, of The President's Own United States Marine Band, tunes his tenor saxophone in the hallway backstage before performing at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall on campus of the Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, VA, on July 12, 2014.

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  3. A family stews in uncertainty for years after a shoot-downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

    On the morning after the shoot-down, Charisma LaFleur and her cousins sat themselves down in front of the TV because they had become invisible to the adults in the apartment in New York City.

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

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

    American Association for the Advancement of Science needs scientists, engineers, mathematicians and physicians to assist K-12 STEM teachers.

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  5. Washington area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    Arnold J. Thurmond Sr., 90, an Alexandria public school teacher, coach, counselor and administrator who retired in 1985 from George Washington High School, died June 18 at a rehabilitation center in Springfield, Va.

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  6. Arlington-Alexandria news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne has notified Arlington and Fairfax counties last week that the commonwealth will increase its funding for the Columbia Pike streetcar by up to $65 million, a county statement said.

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  7. Prince Georgea s school system receives $3 million grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Prince George's County will open two high schools in 2015 that are specifically designed to help recent immigrant students and second-generation students who are struggling academically to adapt in the United States, school system officials said Tuesday.

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  8. Prince Georgea s schools receives $3 million grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Prince George's County will open two high schools in 2015 that are specifically designed to help recent immigrant students and second-generation students who are struggling academically to adapt, school system officials say.

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  9. Target shoplifterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Leesburg police Tuesday announced that they have formally charged a former Fairfax County deputy in an alleged shoplifting case in which a Target security officer said he lost his job when he reported the incident: On Monday July 14, 2014, the Leesburg Police Department obtained two Petit Larceny warrants on Robert H. Palmer Jr., 50, of Leesburg, ... (more)

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  10. Licensing 'dental therapists' could give more Americans the care they needRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    IN 2009, 830,000 visits to emergency rooms around the country could have been prevented if the patients had seen a dentist earlier.

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  11. Farm camp introduces students to food at its sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    Students attending Arcadia Farm Camp at Woodlawn Plantation in Alexandria, Va., race through the grounds.

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  12. Leesburg police say they will seek charges against shoplifter in Target caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    Leesburg police said Monday they would move forward with charges in an alleged shoplifting case in which a Target security officer said he lost his job when he reported the alleged incident.

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  13. 5 unanswered questions about Target's alleged firing of an employee ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    The claims by Dallas Northington that he was fired by Target for reporting a shoplifter , after working in security for the company for eight years, has attracted significant outrage.

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  14. Exclusive: Marine Corps transfers whistleblowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    A Marine Corps officer who accused the service's top general and other members of his staff of wrongdoing last year in an inspector general complaint has been transferred to a new base in southeastern Virginia, nine months after he was removed from his job as a lawyer in Quantico, Va.

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  15. Nonprofit Women Giving Back serve homeless women, children in NoVaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

    On the moss-green wall of the Women Giving Back store in Sterling, two portraits hang side by side above a shelf of donated books.

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  16. Arlington-Alexandria news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Washington Post

    Del. Robert H. Brink resigned recently from the House of Delegates to become a deputy commissioner in the state Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services.

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

    Wednesday Jul 9 | The Washington Post

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

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

    Wednesday Jul 9 | 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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  19. Nominees selected for Virginia 48th House District raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | The Washington Post

    A rushed, week-long primary campaign in Arlington and McLean ended Sunday with the selection of McLean lawyer Richard "Rip" Sullivan as the Democratic nominee and David Foster, former president of the Virginia Board of Education and Arlington School Board chairman, as the Republican nominee for Virginia's 48th House District.

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  20. Silver Line start has Blue Line riders seeing red; maybe they should look for the YellowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | The Washington Post

    At long last, service is set to begin on the Silver Line this month . While folks from Leesburg to Tysons Corner may be thrilled to have Metrorail as an option for getting to downtown D.C. and beyond, there is a group of Metro riders that isn't cheering - the folks who ride the Blue Line, particularly those who take Metro from Alexandria and ... (more)

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