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

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

    Wednesday | 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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  3. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774. The league's Web site is Nine cats dislodged: Elbert Ave., 3000 block, Oct. 15. An officer with a court order removed five cats and four kittens from a home.

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  4. After slimming down, Trimble is excelling on defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    Maryland guard Varun Ram has made a personal challenge out of guarding and harassing freshman point guard Melo Trimble during the offseason, which has elicited constant intrigue from people outside the program. "People always ask me, 'What it's like to guard Melo? Does he live up to all the hype?' " Ram said on Tuesday.

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  5. Plenty of reasons to be thankful for a Gracias por TodoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    An audience member might have entertained that thought, briefly, near the beginning of the wry Uruguayan solo show "Gracias por Todo ." In the hour-long piece - which jump-started the 17th International Festival of Hispanic Theater in Arlington last weekend - a woman of a certain age looked back at her life and marriage.

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  6. Ali A. Mazrui, controversial African scholar, dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Ali A. Mazrui, a Kenyan-born political scientist who was one of Africa's leading public intellectuals and whose nine-part 1986 television documentary, "The Africans," was praised in some corners but criticized in the United States as a diatribe against the West, died Oct. 12 at his home in Vestal, N.Y. He was 81. His death was announced by Binghamton University, the State University of New York, where Dr. Mazrui was a faculty member. The cause was not disclosed.

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  7. Virginia budget cuts won't hamper Arlington streetcar funding, state saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Washington Post

    Virginia's budget cuts won't reduce the state's promise to help pay for the Columbia Pike streetcar project, a state official said late Friday, even as two County Board members urged the Commonwealth Transportation Board to drop its funding. Jennifer Mitchell, director of the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation, said in an e-mail response to a Washington Post inquiry that the state remains "fully committed" to providing Arlington and Fairfax counties with $65 million over six years, in addition to other state funding.

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

    Wednesday Oct 15 | 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 Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria Tutoring Consortium needs tutors for kindergartners and first-graders in Alexandria public schools. Must work once or twice a week through May. Training provided.

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

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Washington Post

    For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774. The league's Web site is Dog bites: Powhatan St., 1200 block, Oct. 1. A dog got out of a gate and bit a dog that was being walked by its owner.

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  11. Best news for today? Free meter parkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | The Washington Post

    For those who are working Monday and don't have the day off for Columbus Day there are some perks - and changes -in service levels for the day. Perhaps the best news of the day is no enforcement of parking meters or residential parking zones in the District and Alexandria.

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  12. Klein has a hand in Wakefielda s winRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Washington Post

    As Wakefield 's offense bullied its way toward the Falls Church end zone on what would be the game's winning drive,, Ben Klein stood secluded behind a kelly green wall of teammates, palms facing up and floating a few inches under the mitts of Warriors defensive coordinator James Aubrey. The sophomore transfer from Oklahoma, who only seized Wakefield's starting kicking gig two weeks ago, poured his focus into the hand-slapping game to relax with his coach, trying to forget a pair of botched snaps on extra points and an earlier field goal attempt that bounced off the upright before going in.

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  13. Vicea s unexpected first feature film: An arthouse thrillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Washington Post

    Securing funding for a movie isn't easy, and it's only gotten harder in recent years with producers betting on sure things, such as famous directors, familiar titles, big-name stars and anything related to Marvel. A first-time filmmaker wanting to make a subtitled movie using non-actors doesn't have an uphill battle so much as a climb up Everest.

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  14. Where We Live: Rosslyn is the skyscraper suburb across from GeorgetownRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | The Washington Post

    When they moved to Rosslyn three months ago, John Redeker, 28, and his fiancee, Chelsea Brown, 25, found the lifestyle they wanted - a rental building with amenities, a convenient location and minimal noise. He had lived in Chinatown and Adams Morgan, and she moved from Logan Circle.

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  15. Coaching rivalry takes a centera stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Washington Post

    When Wakefield hosts Falls Church on Friday in Arlington, Warriors Coach Wayne Hogwood and Jaguars Coach Said Aziz will stand on opposite sidelines, separated by a 160-foot-wide gridiron. But for three years spent nestled away in a valley in Winchester, Va., the pair was in considerably closer proximity.

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  16. Wakefield Coach Wayne Hogwood, Falls Church Said Aziz have Shenandoah bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 9 | The Washington Post

    When Wakefield hosts Falls Church on Friday in Arlington, Warriors Coach Wayne Hogwood and Jaguars Coach Said Aziz will stand on opposite sidelines, separated by a 160-foot-wide gridiron. But for three years spent nestled away in a valley in Winchester, Va., the pair was in considerably closer proximity.

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  17. More on the phony a oeend of liberal Zionisma narrativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Washington Post

    Readers will recall that in response to a New York Times op-ed by Antony Lerman claiming that the end of liberalism Zionism is nigh because the Israeli Jewish public has grown increasingly right-wing, I pointed out that the underlying critique of Israeli politics was false. I backed that up by showing that since the 1980s, a supposed heyday of liberal Zionism, the Israeli electorate has in fact grown much more moderate on the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

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

    Wednesday Oct 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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  19. Arlington-Alexandria news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Washington Post

    Virginia will recognize same-sex marriages following a U.S. Supreme Court decision to not review rulings in five states that cleared the way for such marriages in those states. Those interested in obtaining a marriage license in the county can visit the Circuit Court clerk's office from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd. Arlington's police chief, commonwealth attorney, county sheriff and others will take part in a community forum Wednesday to discuss trust and confidence in the criminal justice system and agencies.

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  20. Arlington's Trolley Pub offers road tour of Clarendon's bars, eateriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | The Washington Post

    It's 8 o'clock on a Saturday night in Clarendon, and Brad Wenzel and 10 of his friends are celebrating his 24th birthday with a pub crawl - only they're not walking, they're pedaling. The pedals are attached to a motorized trolley steered by Greg Kamradt, the driver of the Arlington-based Trolley Pub.

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