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  1. Recovery of U.S. soldier wounded alongside slain general celebrated at PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Washington Post

    Capt. Jeremy Haynes, center, applauds on Monday as Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter notes that the widow of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, Susan Myers, is the godmother of his child.

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  2. Abraham M. Muhlbaum, a Holocaust survivor and Navy physicist, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Washington Post

    Abraham M. Muhlbaum, a Holocaust survivor and member of the Dutch resistance during World War II who later became a Navy research physicist in the Washington area, died Feb. 19 at a retirement community in Falls Church, Va. He was 92. Mr. Muhlbaum was born Aug. 11, 1922 in Berlin.

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  3. Pieces of Martin Luther King history change hands at Falls Church auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | The Washington Post

    In a small auction house in Falls Church, Va., about 60 people gathered Thursday to bid on a piece of history. Others making bids called in by phone.

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  4. Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting warsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Washington Post

    General Dynamics wants the Army to buy a version of its wheeled Stryker vehicle to use for medical evacuations. The much-anticipated contract was awarded just before Christmas.

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  5. Napoleon Bistro will drop its French accent and adopt Afghan fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    For nearly 12 years, the Popal family has specialized in French fare at its cafes and lounges. This March, the family matriarch, her husband and their three children will drop the Parisian facade at Napoleon Bistro in Adams Morgan and start serving the food of their homeland: Afghanistan, the country that Zubair and Shamim Popal fled in the early 1980s , their young kids in tow.

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  6. U.S. banks cut off cash transfers to Somalia amid terrorism concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Last week, Abdia Sheikh made her regular trip to Dahabshiil, a tiny office in Falls Church, Va., and a financial nerve center of the Somali community in Northern Virginia. She had brought $200 in cash, which she sends every month to the widow and children of her brother, who was killed in Somalia's brutal civil war.

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

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    William R. Thomas, 73, a television producer and editor who retired in 2014 as a senior editor at the Voice of America in Washington, died Dec. 27 at his home in Falls Church, Va. The cause was lung cancer, said a daughter, Nancy Thomas.

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  8. Is Northern Virginia becoming two different places?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Northern Virginia's economy is undergoing a rocky transition, with ongoing losses of federal jobs, empty office buildings lined up along Route 28 , the state's biggest private building empty for more than a year and Tysons Corner trying to remake itself . On his blog, George Mason University professor, economist and writer Tyler Cowen regularly offers insight into issues local, national and international.

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  9. DHS, Social Security and SEC take top honors for easy-to-understand federal writingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The guardians of clear and concise writing in government awarded top honors Tuesday to the Department of Homeland Security, the Social Security Administration and the Securities and Exchange Commission for the best job last year turning bureaucratese into plain writing for the public. Based on 126 documents submitted by the agencies, the Center for Plain Language graded them on writing, visual presentation and compliance with a 2010 law called the Plain Writing Act , which requires the government to, to put it plainly, write better.

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  10. 'The Americans': TV's best show returns as strong as ever, with perfect Cold War chillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The first four episodes of Season 3 of "The Americans," which returns Wednesday night on FX, are just as absorbing and dark and impeccably realized as what we saw in Season 2. Now that you know, shred this document if you're paranoid about spoilers. The series picks up not far from where it left off, in fall 1982.

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  11. How median income varies by subway line in Washington, D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    This post comes via Know More, Wonkblog's social media site. Check out Know More's home page , Twitter or Facebook for the best and most interesting visuals, videos and data hits from around the Web.

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  12. Malia s a Festival in the Deserta captured on filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    At a computer in Bamako, Mali, Manny Ansar couldn't help smiling. A reporter had asked by e-mail whether Ansar - the co-founder and director of Mali's Festival in the Desert - had seen " The Last Song Before the War ," a documentary about the festival's 2011 edition, directed by Kiley Kraskouskas of Falls Church, Va.

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  13. Kelly: The Helping Hand fundraising drive is close to its goal. You can help put us over the top.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    I didn't know what to expect when I announced I'd be focusing my annual holiday fundraising efforts on three new charities. Well, not new to our area, but new to me - and probably new to many of you.

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  14. Kelly: A onetime drug addict is reunited with her son, thanks to the Homestretch programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Ten years ago, Margaret sat in a Saturn sedan in a Falls Church parking lot and flashed back to the last time she'd attempted to take the wheel of a manual-transmission car. "When I was really young, I was dating a guy who tried to teach me to drive stick," she said.

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  15. Kelly: With her daughter sick and her husband gone, a mom turns to Homestretch for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    "I said, 'God take away everything, but just give me my daughter back,' " said Dani, a mother of two who lives in Northern Virginia. John Kelly writes "John Kelly's Washington," a daily look at Washington's less-famous side.

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  16. 5KeyPoint network breach could affect thousands of federal workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Washington Post

    KeyPoint Government Solutions, which took over the bulk of federal background checks after one of its competitors was hacked, also recently suffered a computer network breach, officials said Thursday. While there was "no conclusive evidence to confirm sensitive information was removed from the system," Office of Personnel Management spokeswoman Nathaly Arriola said the agency would notify 48,439 federal workers that their personal information may have been exposed.

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  17. Kelly: Northern Virginia's Homestretch is a program to help homeless familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In the not-too-distant future, LaSharen Howell will graduate from college. If all goes according to plan, she'll follow that with graduate school.

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  18. Virginia to study HOT lanes inside the BeltwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The 495 Express Lanes in the middle of the Capital Beltway, seen here in Tysons Corner, opened in November 2012. Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne has sent letters to Northern Virginia leaders informing them that the state will study the idea of adding high occupancy toll lanes to I-66 inside the Capital Beltway.

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  19. Celebration-worthy holiday poursRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | 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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  20. Kelly: Three local charities partner with The Post to help house the homeless this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The first time the word "homeless" appeared in The Washington Post was on Jan. 9, 1878. This doesn't mean there weren't any homeless people in the District before then.

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