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  1. 5From Lost Boy of Sudan to chess master: What move will be next?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    At a corner table inside one of this city's most venerable chess clubs, Majur Juac agonizes over the pieces before him, pondering a way to survive. The Sudanese man is playing Oliver Chernin, a 59-year-old national master, and Juac already has made a mistake.

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  2. Metroway will get more dedicated bus lanes this summerRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Metroway, the region's bus rapid transit system that opened last August with about a mile of dedicated bus lanes in Alexandria, is performing better than anticipated and soon will add another mile of transit lanes, officials say. Ridership numbers are strong in the five-mile stretch between the Braddock Road and Crystal City Metro stations where buses travel part of the route along the Jefferson Davis Highway using a lane separate from regular traffic.

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  3. A roundup of D.C.-area news briefs.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    Police in Frederick said Wednesday they have arrested two men in a February shooting outside a high school basketball game that left two teenagers wounded. The shooting occurred Feb. 4 at Frederick High School.

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  4. Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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  5. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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  6. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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. Alexandria-Arlington news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    Arlington Reads, the Arlington Public Library's annual community read, will focus this year on race in America, using the works of Jesmyn Ward and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Ward will discuss her work, "Men We Reaped: A Memoir," which is about five young black men in DeLisle, Miss., at the Central Library Auditorium at 7 p.m. April 8. Adichie will discuss "Americanah," her fictional work about a Nigerian college student, at 7 p.m. May 7 at the Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St. Copies of the authors' books will be sold the night of their appearances.

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  8. After surviving horrors in Sudan, pondering what his next move will beRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Washington Post

    At a corner table inside one of this city's most venerable chess clubs, Majur Juac agonizes over the pieces before him, pondering a way to survive. The Sudanese man is playing Oliver Chernin, a 59-year-old national master, and Juac already has made a mistake.

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  9. When it comes to putting out fire, GMU students show it's all about that bassRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Washington Post

    It happens so quickly you almost don't believe it: Seth Robertson and Viet Tran ignite a fire, snap on their low-rumbling bass frequency generator and extinguish the flames in seconds. And even after you've seen it over and over, it's still unbelievable.

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  10. Behind the NCAA tournament fun are coaches who couldna t care lessRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Washington Post

    Yes, those were some fantastic finishes on the opening weekend of the NCAA tournament : UCLA-SMU, Purdue-Cincinnati, LSU-N.C. State, Wofford-Arkansas, Butler-Notre Dame, R.J. Hunter's otherworldly three-pointer in Georgia State-Baylor. But the road to the Final Four remains a highway to nowhere.

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  11. Gerald L. Warren, journalist and White House press official, dies at 84Read the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Washington Post

    Gerald L. Warren, a deputy White House press secretary during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford, who later became the editor of San Diego's largest newspaper, died March 20 at a hospital in Arlington, Va. He was 84. He had been in hospice care for cancer and pneumonia, his former newspaper, now called U-T San Diego, reported.

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  12. Jerry Warren, former White House press secretary, dies at 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Washington Post

    Jerry Warren, the editor of San Diego's largest newspaper for 20 years and a White House press secretary during the Nixon and Ford administrations, has died. He was 84. Warren died Friday at a hospital in Arlington, Virginia, after entering hospice care for cancer and pneumonia, U-T San Diego reported .

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  13. Where to watch the NCAA tournament with fight songs and discounted drinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Washington Post

    As March Madness begins, we know you don't want to watch on your computer screen. You want to watch games with fellow alumni at a "working lunch," or sneak out of the office early to follow your bracket and root for that crucial 12-5 upset.

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

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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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  15. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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. The most important thing you need to know about the Israeli electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Washington Post

    Despite Netanyahu's initial hope for a more stable coalition, and the Israeli's left's later hope that it would score an upset, the balance of power in the Israeli Knesset is almost exactly the same as it was after the last elections in 2015: Now, it's true that Netanyahu may very well swap Lapid and Tzipi for the ultra-Orthodox parties, which would result in a more right-wing government, but not because the Israeli electorate has changed its views significantly.

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  17. Netanyahu succeeds at Israela s expenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    Netanyahu was trailing by a few seats in the polls, so he resorted to demagoguery to get those few extra seats needed to make him the leading candidate to form a coalition government. First, he stated that there won't be a Palestinian state on his watch, to peel off votes from his further-right rival, Naftali Bennett.

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  18. The American Studies Association doubles down on anti-Israel lunacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Washington Post

    From Legal Insurrection comes the following headline: "Anti-Israel boycotters tighten grip on American Studies Association." Among those newly elected was Steven Salaita, which is rather remarkable.

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  19. Arlington allows new 12-story office tower near CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | The Washington Post

    Construction of a 12-floor office building on the site of a fast-food restaurant and a bank near the Courthouse Metro stop was approved unanimously Saturday by the Arlington County Board. The redevelopment, by Carr Properties, at 2025 Clarendon Blvd. will replace a Wendy's and a Wells Fargo drive-through with a 195,870 square-foot office tower with approximately 6,960 square feet of ground floor retail, a public plaza and underground parking.

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  20. Smudge! Expo 2015: Matt Dembicki spotlights the line from comics to the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Washington Post

    FOR MATT DEMBICKI, who grew up in a Polish-speaking Connecticut neighborhood, comic books began as a window into the English language. What they ultimately led to, however, was a full and deep and wide-ranging appreciation of his cultural home.

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