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  1. ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The images of violent protests are fundamentally different for former residents of the area, separated by distance but not by familiarity. Why many undocumented immigrants will have a hard time proving they've meet standards set up by Obama's immigration measure.

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  2. 5 wines for ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Washington Post

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

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  3. a The Art of Richard Thompsona : Filmmakers behind new documentary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Washington Post

    Andy Hemmendinger was a Northern Virginia neighbor of Thompson's, and because the "Cul de Sac" creator likes to draw so organically from his suburban surroundings, one day the artist decided to spin off of Hemmendinger's name in a cartoon. "A friend of mine called up and said that he'd made fun of my last name in a cartoon that he'd done," Hemmendinger tells The Post's Comic Riffs of the Thompson illustration.

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  4. Kelly: Virginia charity Homestretch helps families deal with homelessness and its causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The Washington Post

    There's a chilling ordinariness to the things Amanda Tenorio's abuser used to beat her with and against . It was as if whenever her boyfriend had a change of mood, the mundane world turned violent.

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  5. Security contractor breach not noticed for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Washington Post

    In this photo taken Oct. 17, 2014, the USIS building in Falls Church, Va. A cyber-attack similar to previous hacker intrusions from China penetrated computer networks for months at USIS, the government's leading security clearance contractor, before the company noticed the break-in, officials and others familiar with an FBI investigation and related official inquiries told The Associated Press.

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  6. College football: Still riggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | The Washington Post

    So we've finally rid ourselves of the belittled Bowl Championship Series, in which two football schools were handpicked to play for the national title, and gifted ourselves the beloved College Football Playoff, in which four schools will be handpicked to play for the national title. And when I say "rigged," I don't mean rigged, like, say, a stacked deck; I mean rigged even worse than a stacked deck.

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  7. Local digest: Md. appeals court overturns $529,500 verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Washington Post

    A Maryland appeals court has overturned a $500,000 verdict to a woman who was hit by a truck because the trial judge erred by allowing the jury to hear that the driver's liability insurance had been canceled because of nonpayment. The Daily Record reports that the Court of Special Appeals, the state's intermediate appellate court, ruled on Friday that the driver's lack of liability insurance had no bearing on the April 2009 crash or the injuries Moran Burdette Perry suffered as a result.

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  8. Falls Church man killed in hit-and-run accident while riding a mopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 1 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County police say they are investigating a hit-and-run in Falls Church that left one man dead Friday night. Eliseo Hernandez Diaz, 36, of Falls Church, was riding a moped in the 6700 block of Wilson Boulevard when he was struck by a 2007 Volkswagen sedan, said Officer Roger Henriquez, a police spokesman.

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  9. What to do with dying suburban office buildings? Turn them into schoolsRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Washington Post

    By some measures, the office market in Northern Virginia is as bad as it's been in 25 years . Few companies are expanding and those that are increasingly choose from a small pool of buildings that are within walking distance of public transit, restaurants and other amenities.

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  10. VDOT to launch 'bus-on-shoulder' program on Interstate 66 by mid-NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    If you take a bus that uses Interstate 66 to get you to your destination, you could soon experience some relief from the traffic congestion that plagues the corridor. The Virginia Department of Transportation is launching a new program this fall that will allow buses traveling I-66, inside the Beltway, to use the shoulder when traffic is backed up.

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  11. Fairfax County Animal WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The following incidents were reported by the animal control section of the Fairfax City Police Department. For information, call 703-385-7924 or go to www.fairfaxva.gov and click on "Animal Control" on the department's main page.

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

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Nature Visions Photo Expo An exhibit of 25 nature photographs chosen from more than 800 submitted in the 2013 Nature Visions Photo Expo competition by members of seven local camera clubs. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Through Nov. 16. Hylton Performing Arts Center, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas.

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  13. A pumpkin dish for every day of OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    At the Red Hen, Chef Friedman coats pumpkin-shaped pasta with a puree made with roasted pumpkin, Parmesan rinds, garlic and onions. It's mixed with mascarpone, wild mushrooms, sage and almonds.

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  14. Lederhosen Report: Oktoberfest celebrations for Sept. 25-28Read the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The menu at the Bar Dupont Oktoberfest includes Paulaner and Spaten beers served in official Oktoberfest mugs and platters of bratwurst and brotchen. Hoppy Oktoberfest Mad Fox Brewing Company's Hoppy Oktoberfest isn't an Oktoberfest party in the strictest sense of the word.

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  15. Drizzle lingers this evening before a better Friday; Four fireballs in one nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Misty, drizzly rain is still hanging out around the region, and it will probably stay though the evening hours as the nor'easter that never was pushes away from the Mid-Atlantic. While the airports didn't report anything more than an inch of rain, quite a few locations around the D.C. region topped one inch.

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  16. lavanya_ramanathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Like Neil Hamburger and Judah Friedlander, Ben Kronberg is a comedian who can deftly make himself the joke, milking awkward pauses for laughs, delivering one-liners that resonate with some and confound others. None of this, unfortunately, played well with the judges of the past season of NBC competition show " Last Comic Standing.

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  17. 5USIS contracts for federal background security checks won't be renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Office of Personnel Management will not renew any of its contracts with USIS, the major Falls Church, Va., contractor that provides the bulk of background checks for federal security clearances and was the victim of a recent cyberattack, officials confirmed Tuesday evening. A spokeswoman for Sen. Jon Tester said the OPM informed the senator's office Tuesday afternoon that it would not renew the contracts when they expire Sept.

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  18. OPM to end USIS contracts for background security checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Office of Personnel Management will not renew any of its contracts with USIS, the major Falls Church, Va., contractor that provides the bulk of background checks for federal security clearances and was the victim of a recent cyberattack, officials confirmed Tuesday evening. A spokeswoman for Sen. Jon Tester said OPM informed the senator's office Tuesday afternoon that it would not renew the contracts when they expire Sept.

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  19. USIS stop-work order may affect security clearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The recent stop-work order that has prevented a major U.S. contractor from conducting background investigations could significantly impact the security clearance process, especially if it lasts for an extended period, industry officials said.

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  20. Monthly charge for air conditioner is illegal, tenants at Va. complex allege in lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The old window air-conditioning unit inside Amanda Quinteros's two-bedroom apartment provides welcome relief from the summer heat.

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