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  1. Newest crop of college grads may find underemployment easing a bitRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    It was one of the most iconic symbols of post-recession America: the college graduate working as a coffee shop barista, carrying a mountain of student debt and a bachelor's degree into a job that ordinarily would have required only a high school education. Almost half of recent grads, in fact, were in jobs that didn't match their experience.

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  2. Obama is nostalgic for a oewhitea IsraelRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Obama: And I care deeply about preserving that Jewish democracy, because when I think about how I came to know Israel, it was based on images of, you know- Obama : Kibbutzim, and Moshe Dayan, and Golda Meir, and the sense that not only are we creating a safe Jewish homeland, but also we are remaking the world. We're repairing it.

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  3. Traffic, transit tips for Memorial Day weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Rolling Thunder roars into D.C. during the annual Memorial Day ride honoring veterans May 29, 2011. While this is a big getaway weekend, many travelers will be getting to Memorial Day weekend events in the national capital area.

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  4. Arlington neighborhood resists gun shop opening in strip mallRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Residents of Arlington's Cherrydale neighborhood are up in arms over the prospect of a gun shop opening in their neighborhood, filling a vacant storefront once occupied by a weight-reduction salon. The Cherrydale e-mail listserv lit up with objections this week when it became known that McLean-based Nova Firearms plans to move into the strip mall at 2105 N. Pollard St., along Lee Highway, this summer.

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  5. Democrats bash Arlington board's vote to sell historic farmhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Five of the six candidates running for Democratic nomination to two Arlington County Board seats denounced the board's quick decision earlier this week to sell the historic Reeves farmhouse . The candidates, appearing Thursday night at a party-run forum in north Arlington, opposed both the decision itself and the mere 24-hour notice that the board gave in advance of its action.

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  6. App review: Use hotel loyalty points programs? Check out StayAtHandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Washington Post

    I reviewed Tingo , a service that promises to refund the difference if the price drops on hotel rooms booked through its site. I didn't score a price drop, probably because I'd already found a good rate.

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  7. Under ArmourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Washington Post

    Updated at 12:15 p.m. EDT: Under Armour apologized for the T-shirt design in a series of three tweets posted late Saturday morning. Under Armour has the utmost respect and admiration for active duty service men and women and veterans who have served our country.

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  8. A revealing New York Times headlineRead the original story

    Sunday May 10 | The Washington Post

    Every so often, the headline of a New York Times article reveals in an uncomplimentary way the underlying ideological blinders that guide the newspaper's implicit editorial line. The classic example is "Prison Population Growing Although Crime Rates Drops," which caused great mirth among conservatives, because it suggested that it never occurred to the headline writer that perhaps crimes rates were dropping because more criminals were in jail.

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

    Saturday May 9 | The Washington Post

    Robert E. Burrell, 93, a Navy captain, aviator and veteran of three wars who retired in 1974 from the office of the Chief of Naval Operations at the Pentagon and became a consultant in maritime aviation and antisubmarine warfare, died April 10 at his home in Arlington, Va. The cause was congestive heart failure, said a daughter, Lydia Burrell.

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  10. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | 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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  11. Generalsa Campbell picks Loyola lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Washington Post

    Jacob Campbell stepped inside the box, approached the ball and thought of his teammate in the hospital. Washington-Lee was tied, 1-1, with Hayfield.

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  12. Why the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs could be a modern rarityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Washington Post

    This December 26, 2011, photo shows the Pentagon building in Arlington, Va, across the Potomac River from Washington. AFP PHOTO/FILESSTAFF/AFP/Getty Images For the last 30 years at the Pentagon, October has been a season of change.

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  13. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | 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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  14. Alexandria-Arlington news in briefRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The Washington Post

    Arlington residents Don Walsh and Mary McLean received the Bill Thomas Outstanding Park Service Volunteer Award from the County Board last week. Walsh began as a volunteer in 2007, removing invasive plants at Lacey Woods Park.

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  15. Can a tolling and transit deal fix I-66 after decades of failure?Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Washington Post

    One of the immovable forces of Washington-area politics, cemented when Gerald Ford was president and Rod Stewart topped the Billboard charts, could be starting to budge. At least that's the view of the man Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe sent to try to end the commonwealth's decades-long political stalemate over Interstate 66. As part of intricate and ongoing negotiations over the fate of the road and its surroundings, Arlington County politicians' principled - or intransigent - opposition to widening the traffic-choked route to the nation's capital has, in the word of Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne, "softened."

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  16. Small business leaders urge Congress to rethink cybersecurity measuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    Data breaches at large corporations such as Target and Home Depot grab the headlines. But plenty of small businesses are targeted by hackers, too.

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  17. Where and when did this a oemakes me feel unsafea thing start?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    I went to a very liberal college and law school at the height of the original political correctness movement in the late 1980s. The PC crowd behaved badly in a variety of ways, but I don't recall that they ever tried to stifle discussion by claiming that hearing opinions that differed from their own made them "feel unsafe."

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  18. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    This case was 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. Major changes needed for U.S. power infrastructure, says Obama reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Scott Graff, Lead Lineman for Dominion Energy, upgrades a transformer July 21, 2011 at N. Woodstock in Arlington, Va. The U.S. electric grid will require major changes to reposition itself for the future challenges of climate change, new technologies, and national security in coming decades, according to a first-ever "Quadrennial Energy Review" The report says our system for getting electricity stands at a "strategic inflection point" and requires "significant change" in order to accommodate more renewables and the growth of distributed energy technologies like rooftop solar.

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

    Apr 19, 2015 | 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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