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

    Wednesday Dec 17 | 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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  2. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Washington Post

    These cases were a few of the calls handled 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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  3. Where We Live: Old Town Alexandria is historic but livelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The Washington Post

    Old Town Alexandria lives up to its name with its classic late 18th- and early-19th-century architecture. It has preserved cobblestone blocks near Prince and King streets, the most famous being Captain's Row, a popular spot for engagement photos, as well as traditional brick streets.

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  4. Celebration-worthy holiday poursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Washington Post

    Availability information is based on distributor records. Wines might not be in stock at every listed store and might be available at additional stores.

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  5. Accused in White House fence jumping found competentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Washington Post

    Omar J. Gonzalez, the Army veteran who authorities say jumped the White House fence in September and ran through the executive mansion, has been found competent to stand trial for the intrusion. Bos also entered a not guilty plea for Gonzalez on additional charges , including two federal counts of assaulting an officer and one D.C. count of unlawful possession of a large-capacity ammunition feeding device.

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  6. Vintage, handmade and emerging designer markets abound this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Washington Post

    Be a holiday hero by shopping at one of the many markets popping up around D.C. "By supporting these markets versus shopping at department stores, you're supporting local business and buying products that aren't mass-produced, which people appreciate the thought of," says Virginia Arrisueno, founder of DC MeetMarket and, new this year for the holidays, Parcel Market. Here is a list of our favorites, grouped by their offerings.

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

    Wednesday Dec 10 | 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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  8. Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services seeks sponsors for eligible low-income families, foster children, elderly or disabled people, part of the Holiday Sharing Program. Drop off donations Monday-Wednesday at the center, 2525 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria.

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  9. Renters share a roof with shops in Old Town AlexandriaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | The Washington Post

    Mike Commisso and his wife, Sarah, chose their apartment above Killer ESP, a cafe, for its location in bustling Old Town Alexandria. Living above a sweets-peddling cafe in Old Town Alexandria comes with a perk the landlord may not mention: Your apartment sometimes smells like coffee.

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  10. Prosecutors: Accused Alexandria serial killer was motivated by child custody caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Washington Post

    The man who is charged in the fatal shootings of three of Alexandria's most well-known residents over the past decade was driven to kill by a child custody decision that went against him and a hatred for what he termed the city's "enforcement class," according to papers filed by prosecutors Thursday. In writings that were seized by authorities, Charles Severance, 54, expressed anger over a court decision to take his son from him and described a political doctrine that he felt allowed him to kill members of the "status quo utopian elite," the filings said.

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

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Washington Post

    Raymond L. Shoemaker, 95, a retired Army lieutenant general who had a second career as a bank vice president, died Nov. 15 at a military retirement community in Alexandria, Va. The cause was congestive heart failure, said a son, retired Army Col.

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

    Wednesday Dec 3 | 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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  13. Arlington-Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services seeks sponsors for eligible low-income families, foster children, elderly or disabled people, part of the Holiday Sharing Program. Drop off donations Dec. 15-17 at the center, 2525 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria.

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

    Wednesday Dec 3 | The Washington Post

    These cases were handled 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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  15. Kelly: A mausoleum that housed an Alexandria developer is being moved for a hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria's most famous monument to a deceased visionary is the Masonic memorial to George Washington . But there's another structure that has a fond place in the hearts of those who know its story: the Hoffman Mausoleum .

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  16. GMU report warns lagging property values will drive local government choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The Washington Post

    Only four cities or counties in the Washington region have been able to rebuild their property tax bases since the 2008 recession, a new study from George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis says, raising warnings about the wisdom of tying local government revenue to the real estate market. The "core" metropolitan area of the District, Arlington County and Alexandria, as well as outlying Loudoun County, have seen their overall property assessments grow, but most suburban areas have stagnated since 2005, said David Versal, the senior research associate who wrote the report .

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

    Wednesday Nov 26 | 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. California bill would require retailers, restaurants to pay their employees double on holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | 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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  19. Going Out Guide, Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The Washington Post

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

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

    Tuesday Nov 25 | 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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