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

    Friday Dec 12 | 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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  2. Celebration-worthy holiday poursRead the original story w/Photo

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

    Saturday Dec 6 | 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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  4. Investigation: Afghan shooter ambushed slain Army general from less than 15 metersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Washington Post

    Then-Brig. Gen. Harold Greene addresses a crowd in 2011. He was killed in a shooting in Afghanistan on Aug. 5. The mass shooting that killed a two-star Army general and wounded 18 other people in Afghanistan on Aug. 5 was carried out by a lone Afghan soldier who did not have any apparent ties to the Taliban and who simply seized "a target of opportunity," according to a U.S. military investigation.

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  5. Kelly: Helping Hand partner Homestretch helps families lift themselves from homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Washington Post

    The day that Chris Fay met a homeless man named Matthew is the day that Hollywood lost another filmmaker. I think that's okay.

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  6. Kelly: More theories on how Fairfax's Gallows Road got its nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | The Washington Post

    Last week in this space, Answer Man pondered the derivation of the name of the Fairfax County byway. He decided that though it could have been named after a gallows, there is no definitive proof that it was.

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  7. ImmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Security contractor breach not noticed for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | 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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  12. College football: Still riggedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | 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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  13. Local digest: Md. appeals court overturns $529,500 verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | 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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  14. Falls Church man killed in hit-and-run accident while riding a mopedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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