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

    Saturday | The Washington Post

    Cynthia Littlefield, 86, a Washington artist who taught art privately at her Washington home and elsewhere, died March 17 at a care center in Washington. The cause was cancer, said a daughter, Prairie Griffith.

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  2. McLeana s hilly, woody Franklin ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Washington Post

    McLean's Franklin Park area is bordered by the Arlington County-Fairfax County line to the south, Powhatan Street to the west, Kirby Road to the north and, roughly Old Dominion Drive to the east. Werner Watschke said he and his wife, Cristina, opted to move to McLean's Franklin Park neighborhood a year ago primarily because of Chesterbrook Elementary School.

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  3. McLean's hilly, woody Franklin ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | The Washington Post

    McLean's Franklin Park area is bordered by the Arlington County-Fairfax County line to the south, Powhatan Street to the west, Kirby Road to the north and, roughly Old Dominion Drive to the east. Werner Watschke said he and his wife, Cristina, opted to move to McLean's Franklin Park neighborhood a year ago primarily because of Chesterbrook Elementary School.

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  4. Hot neighborhoods in Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Washington Post

    The ARC 3409 condo development is one of many factors drawing buyers to Arlington. David Charron, president and CEO of Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS , writes an occasional column about the Washington-area real estate market.

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  5. Going Out GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Washington Post

    Beverly Cosham The local actress and singer performs a cabaret. 2:15 p.m. Reston Community Center at Hunter Woods, CenterStage, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston.

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  6. Inova Fairfax Hospital is on lockdownRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Washington Post

    Police in Fairfax County police said Tuesday morning that they Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., is on lockdown after a prisoner escaped.

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

    Mar 23, 2015 | 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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  8. Abraham M. Muhlbaum, a Holocaust survivor and Navy physicist, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | 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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  9. Pieces of Martin Luther King history change hands at Falls Church auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | 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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  10. Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting warsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. '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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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