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  1. Notable deaths in the Washington areaRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Washington Post

    William H. Harves, 96, who retired in 1979 as chief of the Veterans Administration's supply management division and was a founding member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church in Arlington County, died March 28 at a retirement community in Falls Church, Va.

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  2. D.C. region has second-largest number of green buildings in the nation, EPA saysRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Washington Post

    The Washington area has the second-largest number of green buildings in the country for the fifth year in a row, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Thursday.

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  3. Top teen chefs in Fairfax to duel Thursday night for best dishRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Students from five Fairfax high schools will demonstrate their culinary potential Thursday evening at a competition that could land their dishes on high school lunch menus around the county.

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  4. Sherry Sanabria, artist, dies at 76Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Sherry Zvares Sanabria, a Washington area painter whose often moody works depicted cavernous and shadowy construction sites, empty rooms or abandoned buildings, died March 3 at Powhatan Nursing Home in Falls Church, Va.

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  5. Another blast of arctic air follows latest snowRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The seemingly endless winter dumped a half a foot snow on the ground in parts of the South, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, and those areas braced Tuesday morning for something even more unusual in March: a blast of arctic air that was expected to send temperatures plummeting into the single digits.

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  6. Robert Crandus, business owner and brokerRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Robert Crandus, a former construction company operator and business broker, died Feb. 19 at his home in Rockville, Md.

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  7. 133 local organizations to receive United Way Community Impact Fund grantsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    For Love of Children provides tutoring and enrichment programs for 600 students described by Tim Payne, the group's executive director, as "100 percent low-income, first-generation-college-bound students of color."

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  8. 133 local organizations to receive United Way Community Impact Fund grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    For Love of Children provides tutoring and enrichment programs for 600 students described by Tim Payne, the group's executive director, as "100 percent low-income, first-generation-college-bound students of color."

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  9. CoStar: Merrifield, Tysons focus on walkabilityRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Would you love to work out in the morning, walk to work, then head out to dinner with friends, all without traveling more than a few blocks from your apartment? If so, then you fit the demographic many developers are focusing on in the D.C. area as they make plans to build mixed-use developments catering to young families and millennials who prefer ... (more)

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  10. Gail I. Smith, homemaker and volunteer, dies at 52Read the original story

    Feb 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    A 3,600-year-old Egyptian sarcophagus is found, Indonesia's Mount Kelud erupts, a solar station in Mojave Desert and more.

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  11. Ernest G. Rafey, family doctorRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Ernest G. Rafey, a family doctor who practiced in Northern Virginia for nearly five decades, died Jan. 19 at the Sunrise senior living community in Falls Church.

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  12. Alexandria and Arlington crime reportRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | 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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  13. David Goewey, lawyer, dies at 51Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    David Goewey, a partner at the Venable law firm in Washington, died Dec. 29 at Capital Caring hospice in Arlington County.

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  14. Exercise the options: New gyms in D.C. in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2013 | The Washington Post

    For a new you in the new year, how about a new gym? While you were busy with holiday shopping and snacking, a flurry of fitness centers swept into the area.

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  15. Going Out Guide, Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Lewis Black one-act plays Zemfira Stage presents three one-act plays written by comedian Lewis Black: "L.A. Freewheeling," "The Outer Banks" and "Crossing the Crab Nebula."

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  16. Mary M. Sponseller, businesswomanRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Mary M. Sponseller, who helped her husband and brother-in-law operate the Frozen Dairy Bar in Falls Church for 24 years, died Dec. 6 at her home in Arlington County.

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  17. Justice Department says USIS submitted 665,000 incomplete background checksRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Justice Department has joined a whistleblowers' lawsuit against the company that conducts 45 percent of the security-background checks for potential U.S. government hires, and is accusing the firm of submitting at least 665,000 flawed investigations of individuals during a four-year period.

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  18. Virginia bars will soon be able to tell you if they offer happy hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Wondering whether or not Galaxy Hut offers happy hour? The bar will legally be able to tell you on Jan. 29. Good news, Virginia bargoers! The state's Department of Alcohol Beverage Control has finally realized that in the year 2014, consumers might want to know whether a bar offers happy hour, and that bars might want to tweet about their happy ... (more)

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  19. Falls Church artist recovers after tragic accident that killed her 103-year-old motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2013 | The Washington Post

    Susan Gawarecki shows the artwork of her mother, Carolyn Gawarecki, at her mother's home in Falls Church, Va.

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  20. Immigrant students in Va. seeking in-state college tuitionRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2013 | The Washington Post

    Giancarla Rojas is not an American citizen, but she has an American dream. The Falls Church resident has worked doggedly to become the first in her family to attend a four-year college, since her parents brought her here illegally from Bolivia as a child.

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