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  1. Awaiting Our Next George WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Right Wing News

    "Watch the History Channel series 'Sons of Liberty.' It dramatizes the heated arguments that took place among Colonial leaders, who had a lot to lose by declaring their independence from King George III of Great Britain."

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  2. Bad Weather in Forecast This Weekend for Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Patch.com

    You better bundle up! The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for snow, sleet and freezing rain in effect from 9 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday. The advisory covers the entire Washington area and Baltimore, and it means the bad weather will cause hazardous travel conditions.

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  3. Obama to host Prince Charles and president of LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | USA Today

    ... also announced. The Oval Office meeting is part of a longer trip in which the royal couple will also visit Mount Vernon, Va., the Armed Forces Retirement Home and the U.S. National Archives, where Charles will mark the 800th anniversary of Magna ...

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  4. Virginia still deciding if women are equalRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Southwest Times

    ... Republican senators voted against the resolution. (Sens. Louise Lucas of Portsmouth and Linda "Toddy" Puller of Mount Vernon, both Democrats, were absent for health reasons.) Citizens groups such as the Women's Equality Coalition applauded the ...

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  5. New AlexandriaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... that has been lost to history. If you're like me, you had a basic knowledge of the Washington, Alexandria, & Mount Vernon Electric Railway that ran from Washington to Mount Vernon, with stops in between. But who built the line and why? The New ...

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  6. Arctic Blast Set to Deliver -16 Wind Chills to Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Patch.com

    Polar Vortex to usher in coldest temps of the season starting tonight. Area under Wind Chill Advisory starting at midnight.

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  7. Awaiting Our Next George Washington | Tom PurcellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | Bainbridge Island

    "Watch the History Channel series 'Sons of Liberty.' It dramatizes the heated arguments that took place among Colonial leaders, who had a lot to lose by declaring their independence from King George III of Great Britain."

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    Monday Feb 16 | Jewish World Review

    "Watch the History Channel series 'Sons of Liberty.' It dramatizes the heated arguments that took place among Colonial leaders, who had a lot to lose by declaring their independence from King George III of Great Britain."

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  9. Burks digs into history of islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... all around the world to locate missing World War II POWs in Poland and Guadalcanal, examine the grounds at Mount Vernon, Va., and examine Blennerhassett Island. "Where did the Blennerhassetts live while they were building their house," Burks asked ...

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  10. Mount Vernon uses lasers to scan George Washington's mansion down to the nailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Times Leader

    Joe Nicoli, a scanning specialist with Direct Dimensions Inc. of Owings Mills, Maryland, stands on the second floor of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate on Thursday, Feb. 12, as he explains the laser scanning technology used at Mount Vernon to develop highly detailed images of the mansion that will be used to guide future restoration efforts. Architects and preservationists are at the estate building a computerized database of every piece of the mansion.

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  11. Mount Vernon uses lasers to scan mansion down to the nailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | News Times

    Joe Nicoli, a scanning specialist with Direct Dimensions Inc. of Owings Mills, Maryland, stands on the second floor of George Washington's Mount Vernon estate Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, as he explains the laser scanning technology used at Mount Vernon to develop highly detailed images of the mansion that will be used to guide future restoration efforts. Architects and preservationists are at the estate building a computerized database of every piece of the mansion.

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  12. Winds, Snow Blow Through Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Patch.com

    Nearly 20,000 homes are without power in Northern Virginia Saturday night, as of about 11:30 p.m., with freezing temperatures; nearly 5,000 of those homes without power are in Fairfax County, including large clusters of homes seeing outages in Burke and Mount Vernon. The following are photos of the blowing snow, downed trees and more posted Saturday night to social media.

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  13. Police Investigating Death in Mount Vernon AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police said Saturday in a news release they are investigating the death of a man found Friday afternoon in the Mount Vernon area. Police say they believe the man is in his 30s.

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  14. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Fairfax Times

    ... to stop a vehicle for traffic charges near the intersection of Richmond Highway and Sherwood Hall Lane in Mount Vernon shortly before noon on Feb. 9 wound up getting assaulted by the vehicle's driver. Police said the driver then refused to ...

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  15. Tim Sargeant Running for Mt. Vernon District Supervisor SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Patch.com

    Mount Vernon resident and Fairfax County Planning Commissioner, Tim Sargeant, announced he is running for the Mount Vernon District Supervisor seat being vacated by Gerry Hyland , according to a news release from his campaign. Sargeant praised Hyland's years of service and pointed out his own years of experience and deep ties and commitment to the community, which he says make him uniquely qualified to be the next Mount Vernon Supervisor.

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  16. Police Charge Suspect with Credit Card ForgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Patch.com

    Maryland man was in Mount Vernon Plaza Shopping Center parking lot allegedly uploading phony credit card info to gift cards, police say. A Maryland man was charged with credit card forgery after officers discovered him using credit card equipment in his car in a Mount Vernon shopping center parking lot over the weekend, according to police.

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  17. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Fairfax Times

    ... bad from getting potentially much worse. Police said that at approximately 9:30 p.m. Jan. 31, officers from the Mount Vernon police district responded to a trespassing complaint at a restaurant located in the 7600 block of Richmond Highway. Police ...

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  18. News Briefs -- FairfaxTimes.comRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Fairfax Times

    ... has announced that he will not seek re-election this fall. Supervisor Gerry Hyland (D) has represented the Mount Vernon District since 1988 and told constituents at his annual town hall meeting Jan. 31. Hyland is known as a vocal advocate for his ...

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  19. Jack Dobbyn Running for Mount Vernon District SupervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Patch.com

    ... "We will be losing a friend, a larger-than-life personality and someone who truly relates to all the people of Mount Vernon." Fight for students and teachers by working with the Fairfax County School Board to return full accreditation to all Mount ...

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  20. Police: Suspect Tried to Grab Officer's Gun During Saturday Night ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police say new safety measure helped prevent further escalation of force at incident in 7600 block of Richmond Highway. The Fairfax County Police Department is crediting a new gun safety measure being used by its officers for keeping an incident from escalating in the Mount Vernon area Saturday night, when a suspect attempted to grab an officer's gun.

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