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  1. America's Most Challenging High Schools local top 25 list for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    Students rush by between classes at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program in Arlington, Va., the top-ranked school in the Washington region on the America's Most Challenging High Schools list. America's Most Challenging High Schools ranks schools through an index invented by Washington Post education columnist Jay Mathews.

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  2. Arlington won't call 105-year-old Wilson School historicRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Washington Post

    The Arlington County Board voted against declaring the century-old Wilson School a historic building Saturday, clearing the way for its demolition and the development of a school eight times its size. More than a dozen residents, including an 85-year-old woman who attended the school between 1936 and 1942, pleaded with the board to designate the building a local historic district, as a way of forcing the school board to incorporate the red-brick structure into its plans for a new 775-student school.

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  3. Why do so many ESPN personalities get suspended?Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    ESPN, the self-styled "Worldwide Leader" in sports broadcasting, may also lead the news media in another category: the number of employees suspended or fired for doing or saying something boneheaded. The cable network has a long and storied history of sending its reporters, hosts and producers to the sidelines after embarrassing episodes that grabbed headlines.

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  4. Virginia Bar Association Israel trip cancellation FOIA newsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    Professor Jacobson over at Legal Insurrection has received the documents he FOIAed to shed light on the Virginia Bar Association's sudden decision to cancel a planned meeting in Israel. He reveals what he's learned, and what he still wants to know, in this post .

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  5. Britt McHenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    It seemed more like a scene from "Mean Girls," as Deadline Hollywood suggested in its headline: " Mean Girl remarks caught on video ." There she was, ESPN reporter Britt McHenry, in a sweatshirt and blonde bun, berating a towing company clerk after her car was towed from a parking lot in Arlington, Va.

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  6. Britt McHenry's 'Mean Girls' routine evokes little sympathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Washington Post

    It seemed more like a scene from "Mean Girls," as Deadline Hollywood suggested in its headline: " Mean Girl remarks caught on video ." There she was, ESPN reporter Britt McHenry, in a sweatshirt and blonde bun, berating a towing company clerk after her car was towed from a parking lot in Arlington, Va.

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  7. Will an apology to Andrew Pessin be forthcoming from Connecticut...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Washington Post

    As I've recounted in two previous posts , Connecticut College has been roiled by phony accusations of racism against pro-Israel Professor Andrew Pessin. The college reacted to the allegations in a kneejerk p.c. way.

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  8. 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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  9. Artisphere: 'Doomed from the start'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    When the arts complex Artisphere opened in 2010, it was envisioned as the savior of culture-starved Rosslyn, a dream space for emerging artists and a millennial-friendly hangout in the Concrete Canyon. "I coined the line that we were proof that there was 'life after 5' in Rosslyn," former Artisphere director Jose Ortiz said.

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  10. A special document on the 110th anniversary of Lochner v. New York:...Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    Friday marks the 110th anniversary of the Supreme Court's landmark decision in Lochner v. New York .

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  11. 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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  12. Hot neighborhoods in Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    The ARC 3409 condo development is one of many factors drawing buyers to Arlington. David Charron, president and CEO of Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS , writes an occasional column about the Washington-area real estate market.

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  13. How big data could help you face the next polar vortexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Washington Post

    Spring is in the air. Enter those uncomfortable days when adjusting your thermostat to reach the right temperature feels like a losing battle.

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  14. She dreamed of changing the world. Now she's doing it, one child at a time.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Washington Post

    In Dahlia Constantine's classroom at Patrick Henry Elementary, 8- and 9-year-olds are puzzling out an issue that has confounded grown-up decision-makers : What to do about Arlington's Thomas Jefferson Middle School. The school is in dire need of expansion, but it would come at the cost of green space.

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  15. Who owns the sperm? A fascinating case from IsraelRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Washington Post

    From the Times of Israel : An Israeli soldier was killed in a training accident. With the permission of his widow, who had been married to him for four months, sperm is extracted from his body for possible later use.

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. Will an apology be forthcoming from U. Va. president Teresa Sullivan?Read the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | The Washington Post

    I can't say this any better than Glenn Reynolds has , regarding the rape hoax at U. Va. published in Rolling Stone : One person who shouldn't get off the hook here is UVA President Teresa Sullivan.

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  20. Pa. man killed in three-car crash in ArlingtonRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | The Washington Post

    A York, Pa., man was killed in a three-vehicle crash in Arlington on Friday night after he plowed into the back of a car that had been stopped at a traffic light, authorities said. Todd Bohnert, 48, was driving a pickup truck north on Glebe Road when he struck the back of a Jaguar near Old Dominion Drive, police officials said.

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