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  1. Local Digest: April 19, 2015Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    About 60 firefighters responded Saturday morning to a two-alarm blaze that displaced more than two dozen residents in a garden-style apartment in Oxon Hill. No one was injured, and the initial report has determined that the fire was "accidental and attributed to a malfunctioning HVAC unit," according to a statement from Prince George's Fire Department spokesman Mark Brady.

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  2. Fatal crash in Fairfax CountyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    A 40-year-old passenger died Saturday after the car he was in struck a fire hydrant and a phone pole in Fairfax County. Fairfax Police identified the man as Daniel Duarte Vasquez, of the Alexandria area.

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  3. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | 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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  4. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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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  5. Steal this job: Pet photographerRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Washington Post

    Castle captures animals' personalities with her camera. The process begins with a pre-shoot consult, during which she'll get to know your dog or cat or rat or horse; it ends with her hanging up your new work of art.

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  6. Spreading the word, one book at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Washington Post

    Agnes Meyer Outstanding Teacher Award recipient Maria Magallanes in Alexandria, Va., on April 8, 2015. Magallanes teaches reading at Cora Kelly School for Science and Technology.

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  7. a Goda s Not Dead,a Lady Thor, and when new audiences come to old mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Washington Post

    Intrigued by some of the recent controversies surrounding comic books - the introduction of a female incarnation of Thor riling readers on the right; a variant Batgirl cover featuring a terrifying visage of The Joker leaving the left livid - I thought I'd pop down to my local comic book shop and see what all the fuss was about. I should've called ahead: Aftertime Comics in Alexandria, Va., was almost totally sold out of all the books I had been interested in.

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  8. Battle over $6.6 million real estate commission headed to juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Washington Post

    The real estate advisers who negotiated a 668,000-square-foot headquarters lease for the National Science Foundation may yet win the $6.6 million commission they say they are owed after a ruling Wednesday by the U.S. District Court of Appeals. Two years ago, the real estate services firm JLL negotiated a 15-year lease with the federal government for the NSF to move its headquarters from Ballston to the Eisenhower Avenue area of Alexandria.

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  9. Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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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  10. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 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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  11. Alexandria and Arlington home salesRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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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  12. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | 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 news in briefRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Washington Post

    Required documentation can be uploaded and fees can be paid by credit card. Multiple pets can be licensed at the same time, and a permanent license tag for each animal will be delivered by mail.

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  14. Obama family worships at historic Baptist church in VirginiaRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Washington Post

    President Barack Obama and his family attended Easter service at the Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, whose history dates back almost 200 years to when Thomas Jefferson was in the White House. Obama along with wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia were welcomed to the historic church by the pastor, Rev.

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  15. Sarah Brady, longtime advocate for gun control, dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Washington Post

    On a late summer's evening in 1985, she phoned the National Rifle Association headquarters and left a blunt message: "My name is Sarah Brady, and you've never heard of me, but I am going to make it my life's ambition to try to put you all out of business." With that call, Mrs. Brady started down a road that would make her the public face of gun-control activism for a generation.

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  16. Man found dead outside Alexandria apartment buildingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Washington Post

    A man was found dead outside an apartment building in Alexandria Tuesday morning, and police believe he either fell, jumped or was pushed to his death. Alexandria police were still on the scene of the incident in the 5800 block of Quantrell Avenue just after 10 a.m., exploring what might have happened, said Crystal Nosal, an Alexandria police department spokeswoman.

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  17. Officials say advanced hack was hoax in charging twin brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Washington Post

    The cybersecurity expert and hacker claimed he created a sophisticated attack that allowed him to add unlimited funds to gift cards from major retailers - a security hole that could have resulted in huge losses for Starbucks, Kmart and Whole Foods Market. But the story the Springfield man told federal agents and The Washington Post last summer was a hoax that he concocted to cover a pedestrian scam, according to recently unsealed court documents.

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  18. Softball: Lake Braddock patiently reloads at plate and in the circleRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Washington Post

    The daily intake of roughly 200 balls each Lake Braddock player sees at practice can be broken down into tee work, hand toss, machine batting practice and a special twist on soft toss that Coach George Rumore sentinels like a trade secret. Simply put, the Bruins get their cuts in.

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  19. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | 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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  20. Going Out GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Washington Post

    Beverly Cosham The local actress and singer performs a cabaret. 2:15 p.m. Reston Community Center at Hunter Woods, CenterStage, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston.

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