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  1. In Arlington, growth threatens a building some view as historicRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    In this brick building on Wilson Boulevard, some see a historic gem in one of Arlington County's oldest schools, where President Woodrow Wilson would pause and chat with children on the lawn. School officials see an outdated structure and an opportunity to relieve crowding elsewhere in the district, which is seeing unprecedented growth in the student population .

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  2. Skywatch: Venus and Jupiter continue to accentuate the night heavensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    In winter's waning weeks, Venus and Jupiter continue to accentuate the night heavens, we change our clocks forward and we grab spring with no intention of letting go. Check the west-southwestern heavens at dusk to spy the vivacious Venus and the dim Mars.

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  3. Howa s this for a working definition of a a oelibertariana ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    Ilya's post about recent libertarian books of interest raised the question in the comments of what makes someone a libertarian. I doubt any two libertarians agree on the exact boundaries of libertarianism, but how's this for a working definition: "A libertarian is someone who generally opposes government interference with and regulation of civil society, even when the result of such government action would be to clamp down on things the individual in question personally dislikes, finds offensive, or morally disapproves of."

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  4. Follow me on Twitter @ProfDBernsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Washington Post

    David Bernstein is the George Mason University Foundation Professor at the George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, VA.

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

    Wednesday Feb 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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  6. Alexandria and Arlington Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 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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  7. Arlington and Alexandria news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Washington Post

    Students can submit films for the third annual Arlington Student Filmfest, which will be held at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program on June 5 and 6. Arlington public school students of all ages may enter. The festival has no entry fee or limit on the number of films a student may submit.

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

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria police are accepting applications for the Citizens' Police Academy. A 10-week session to learn aspects of the police department will be held 6:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning March 11, at the Police Department's headquarters.

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  9. Marine sniper is saluted as more than the video scandal that defined himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    A Marine court-martialed for urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters has died more than two years later after a painkiller overdose. A Marine court-martialed for urinating on the bodies of Taliban fighters has died more than two years later after a painkiller overdose.

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  10. British newscaster to Israeli journalist: Is walking through Paris in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Washington Post

    Israeli journalist Zvika Klein filmed himself walking through Paris for ten hours in Orthodox Jewish garb, a kippah and tzitit . The resulting short video shows him being stared at, spit upon, insulted and otherwise harassed, primarily by people who appear to be part of France's Muslim minority.

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

    Wednesday Feb 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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  12. Why Eric Posner is wrong about speech codesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Washington Post

    An argument for regulation doesn't end with a demonstration of the need for regulation. It ends by showing that suitable regulation is actually feasible at sufficiently low cost.

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

    Wednesday Feb 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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  14. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Washington Post

    G. Allen Overland, 54, a librarian and manager at the National Endowment for Democracy from 1994 to 2013, died Jan. 23 at a hospital in Arlington, Va. The cause was complications from systemic capillary leak syndrome, a rare medical condition that causes damages to vital organs, said his partner, Jim Houser.

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  15. Town Square | Construction to begin on condos and rentals in ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Washington Post

    LCOR , a real estate company specializing in property development, investment and management, received final site approval from the Arlington County Board for The Altaire , a two-tower project at 400 Army Navy Dr. in Arlington. Construction will begin in mid-2015 and the project is expected to be complete by the second quarter of 2018 with 150 condo units in the first tower and 300 rental units in the second tower.

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  16. 4 wines to try this weekRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The Washington Post

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

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  17. Where to get your king cake for Mardi GrasRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The Washington Post

    Looking for a sweet way to celebrate Mardi Gras? Local bakeries are putting out their green, yellow and purple cakes this weekend in anticipation of Fat Tuesday, and are taking pre-orders now. According to tradition, king cakes -- which are also eaten on Jan. 6, the Feast of the Epiphany -- will bring good luck to the person whose slice contains a plastic baby hidden within.

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  18. How a janitor became the Eight Million Dollar ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Washington Post

    Read had stock holdings and property valued at almost $8 million, most of which was left to Brattleboro Memorial Hospital and Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro, Vt., Howard Weiss-Tisman reported in the Brattleboro Reformer. "Not only did he refuse to flaunt his wealth; his estate included a 2007 Toyota Yaris valued at $5,000, but his closest friends and family members did not know he had even a tiny sliver of the fortune he left behind," Weiss-Tisman wrote.

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  19. With major project about to begin, motorists warned of I-395 disruptionsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Washington Post

    Although plans to shut down part of Interstate 395 have been scrapped, Washington area motorists should still brace for major headaches as construction begins this month on a mammoth development project over the freeway's entrance near the U.S. Capitol, officials said Wednesday. A proposal to close nearly a mile of I-395 - intended to halve construction time of the Capitol Crossing project - remains off the table, District officials and the developer reiterated Wednesday.

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

    Wednesday Feb 11 | 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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