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  1. 5USIS contracts for federal background security checks won't be renewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | 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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  2. OPM to end USIS contracts for background security checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | 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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  3. USIS stop-work order may affect security clearancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | 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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  4. Monthly charge for air conditioner is illegal, tenants at Va. complex allege in lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | 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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  5. DHS contractor suffers major computer breach, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    A major U.S. contractor that conducts background checks for the Department of Homeland Security has suffered a computer breach that likely resulted in the theft of employees' personal information, officials said Wednesday.

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  6. Afghanistan attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The U.S. general who was shot and killed in an apparent "insider" attack in Kabul on Tuesday had served in the American military for more than three decades and was a key player in the current U.S. effort to stand up Afghan security forces.

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  7. The Silver Line: Blessing - and pain - for bus riders' commutes in Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Washington Post

    By 5 p.m. on a recent weekday, the north bus bay at the West Falls Church Metro station was packed with commuters waiting in line to board buses to Herndon, Reston, Tysons and Dulles International Airport.

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  8. Behind a rare, rogue lightning flash in Silver SpringRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Depiction of a "bolt from the blue" that occurred at 9:35 pm on June 25, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The lightning photograph captures only a small portion of a much larger flash as observed by the Washington D.C. Lightning Mapping Array .

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  9. Notable deaths in the Washington areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | The Washington Post

    David W. Raymond, 68, who retired in 1996 as vice president and general counsel of Sears Merchandise Group and vice president of law of Sears, Roebuck and Co., both in Chicago, died June 21 at a hospital in Falls Church, Va.

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  10. Experts say law enforcement's use of cellphone records can be inaccurateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The use of cellphone records to place suspects at or near crime scenes is coming under attack in courts nationwide, challenging an established practice by federal and local law enforcement that has helped lead to thousands of convictions.

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  11. Lake Barcroft offers beach living inside the BeltwayRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Like many suburban residents living inside the Beltway, James Kilbourne appreciates a short commute downtown.

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  12. Millennials may be about to move outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    While the recession pushed young adults to move in with their parents, a study released Thursday suggests that the millennial generation is poised to move out in droves, lift the number of new households formed and maybe even transform the housing market.

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  13. Millennials may be about to move outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    While the recession pushed young adults to move in with their parents, a study released Thursday suggests that the millennial generation is poised to move out in droves, lift the number of new households formed and maybe even transform the housing market.

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  14. Arlington-Alexandria news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    As part of its ongoing effort to curb drunken driving, the Washington Regional Alcohol Program will sponsor free taxicab rides on the Fourth of July The Independence Day SoberRide program is available from 10 p.m. July 4 to 4 a.m. July 5 in Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and Eastern Loudoun counties in Virginia; the cities of Alexandria, Falls ... (more)

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  15. Silver Line to begin service July 26, Metro saysRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    After five years of construction, Metro's new Silver Line plans to open its doors to the public on July 26. Here's a look at the some of the line's flashy features.

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  16. Silver Line service will begin July 26, Metro saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Metro says it plans to start carrying rail passengers July 26 on its long-awaited Silver Line, capping five years of construction and more than a decade of political fights and contentious design work on a rapid-transit link between the D.C. area's biggest economic hubs, Tysons Corner and downtown Washington.

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  17. Virginia Supreme Court overturns Michael Gardner molestation convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Virginia Supreme Court has overturned a sexual assault conviction against a prominent Falls Church political leader, saying a lower court wrongly excluded character evidence in his defense.

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  18. Home Front: Hostess Gifts, Colorful Holiday Decor, Displaying...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2008 | The Washington Post

    Home Front is an online conversation between two Washington Post Home Section writers and their readers about the best way to feather the nest.

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  19. Fairfax man's attorneys acknowledge that he killed womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2011 | The Washington Post

    Attorneys for a Fairfax County man, who faces the death penalty in the 2008 rape and slaying of a woman inside her apartment, said in their opening statement Wednesday that he killed the woman but that he was so intoxicated his actions didn't qualify as capital murder.

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  20. Two Virginia Democrats release new TV ads in advance of June 10 primaryRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Both Mark Levine and Lavern Chatman, who are running in the seven-candidate Democratic primary for Virginia's 8th Congressional District, released new television ads Thursday morning.

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