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  1. PBS Civil War drama to film in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Looks as if Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's efforts to woo TV and movie projects to his state is paying off - a new, as-yet-unnamed PBS drama series is set to shoot in and around Richmond. hospital drama and family saga" a so, we're imagining "ER" meets soap opera, only with hoop skirts? Names attached include producers Ridley Scott and "The Good Wife"'s David Zucker, as well as writer David Zabel, who penned "ER" .

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  2. Can millennials call Arlington home?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    In 1976, while she was a young photojournalist at Newsweek, my mom bought a house. Against the advice of her colleagues from Maryland, she settled in central Arlington.

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  3. a Resolutions 2015a at Civilian Arts ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Washington Post

    Photographic imagery is the line that runs through Civilian Art Projects' "Resolutions 2015," but it threads in many directions. Ryan Hill's deadpan rendering of five cats was done in gouache, but it's modeled on an Internet photo collage.

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  4. When prosecuting CIA leak cases, an inevitable Catch-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    The CIA officers slipped in and out of the courtroom behind the cover of a retractable gray screen and testified using only their first names and last initials. They described clandestine meetings, suitcases full of cash and an obstinate Russian engineer who they hoped would help them derail Iran's nuclear ambitions.

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  5. James L. Fowler, founder of the Marine Corps Marathon, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    James L. Fowler, a Korean and Vietnam War veteran who dreamed up the event that became the Marine Corps Marathon, the annual race that has drawn tens of thousands of athletes to the capital over nearly four decades, died Jan. 20 in Alexandria, Va. He was 84. The Marine Corps Marathon, which first took place in 1976, is one of the largest races of its kind and is widely known as the People's Marathon for the open spirit in which it is conducted.

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

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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. Going Out Guide, Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    "Bessie's Blues" A musical history of the blues written by Thomas W. Jones II and told through the voice of Bessie Smith, known as the "Empress of the Blues." Thursday-Friday and Wednesday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 and 7 p.m., through March 15. MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria.

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

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    These cases were a few of 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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  9. Accident shutdowns westbound lanes of I-495 in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Washington Post

    A two-car accident shut down westbound Interstate 495 at Van Dorn Street in Alexandria on Sunday afternoon, but two lanes were expected to soon. The accident was reported at 1:10 p.m. and led the Virginia State Police to shut down all four lanes of the inner loop, said dispatcher Tammy Adams.

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  10. Ledecky just misses record, wins 4th gold at Arena Pro SwimRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Washington Post

    Teen star Katie Ledecky did it again, bringing the Arena Pro Swim Series to a close Saturday with a charge at one of her world records. The 17-year old from Bethesda, Maryland, dominated the 800-meter freestyle, touching in 8 minutes, 11.21 seconds, for her fourth gold medal in the three-day meet.

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  11. Electrical problem on smoky DC subway lasted 44 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Washington Post

    This handout photo provided by the National Transportation Safety Board shows damage from the arcing incident in the tunnel near L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station in Washington. Investigators say an electrical malfunction that filled a Washington subway train with smoke continued for 44 minutes before the Metro transit agency shut off power to the affected rail.

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  12. Water main break closes King Street in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Washington Post

    Police sent out alerts about the break - in the 4300 block of King Street - at 6:34 a.m. In one tweet, authorities posted a picture of water spouting out from the middle of the street like a fountain. It said: "The Road will not be open anytime soon, please be patient."

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  13. How to celebrate National Popcorn Day in the D.C. areaRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Washington Post

    The powers that pop have decreed that Monday is National Popcorn Day. Though the origins of the "holiday" are unclear, here are three ways to celebrate it in D.C. Popcorn Queens: This mother-daughter duo sells bags and buckets of gourmet caramel popcorn in flavors like classic caramel, peanut, chipotle, cinnamon-apple, bourbon pecan and Chesapeake, made with Old Bay.

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  14. Cathal and Meshelle Armstrong cut ties with the MajesticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Washington Post

    Cathal and Meshelle Armstrong, partners in the Eat Good Food Group that owns several restaurants and bars in Northern Virginia, have severed ties with the historic Majestic in Old Town Alexandria after chef Shannon Overmiller decided to leave the restaurant. Meshelle and Cathal Armstrong, who saved the Majestic, are severing ties with the cafe.

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

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  16. Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  17. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | The Washington Post

    These cases were a few of 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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  18. Deadly subway malfunction leaves many unanswered questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Washington Post

    A subway train arrives at the L'Enfant Metro Station in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, which is part of the public mass transit network for Washington. The transit network in the nation's capital, remains hobbled after an electrical malfunction that filled a L'Enfant Metro subway station with smoke, killing one woman and sending dozens of people to hospitals.

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  19. Dying among strangers, Metro victim found fellow riders who tried to save her lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Washington Post

    The woman was Carol I. Glover, 61, who lived in a little house in Alexandria, Va., where neighbors loved her. A Metro passenger filmed the scene inside the stranded Metro car, in which people can be seen helping and comforting each other.

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  20. Tweet first, ask questions laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | The Washington Post

    Virginia state Sen. Adam Ebbin thought the man trying his car door while he was stopped at a red light Thursday was an attempted carjacker. Ebbin pulled his car forward, the man left, and Ebbin called police.

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