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  1. 2014 FCPD crime report: Homicide, prostitution up, overall crime downRead the original story

    31 min ago | Fairfax Times

    ... sex offenses, which were down 25 percent. Of that total number, 68,026 were for criminal-based incidents. The Mount Vernon District police station had the most criminal offense-related calls for service of the eight district stations with 10,376. ...

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  2. Spring Fun in Alexandria & Mount VernonRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... the journey of "Blossom." Tickets are $8. Visit www.nvfaa.org. Easter Egg Hunt. 2:30 p.m. at Spring Hills Mount Vernon Assisted Living Center, 3709 Shannon's Green Way. Seniors and their families may enjoy Easter-themed festivities and crafts, then ...

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  3. Historical society plans two bus tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    On Sept. 20, the group will travel to Mt. Vernon, Va. Cost is $105 and includes bus transportation, lunch, boat ride and admission to George Washington's Mt.

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  4. Double robbery suspect apprehended in Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    The quick actions by Fairfax County police officers in the Mount Vernon police district led to the arrest of a man who police say attempted to assault and rob one person, then robbed another in a matter of minutes.

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  5. Man arrested for attacking, robbing people in Mt. VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... attacks and robberies in Fairfax County. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1MNj2ky MOUNT VERNON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County Police arrested a man who they say tried to assault and rob a person then robbed another in a matter ...

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  6. 18th-century French frigate to visit AnnapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... she was part of the blockade that led to the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and his Army. The other stops are Mount Vernon, Va., Alexandria, Va., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, Greenport, N.Y., Newport, R.I., Boston, Castine, Maine, and ...

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  7. Supporters say Mt. Vernon's - peoples' mayor was targeted by fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Final Call

    ... Mayor Davis graduated from North Carolina A&T University in 1960 as an architect. He and his wife, a native of Mount Vernon, moved to the city and he began working for firms in New York City. In 1983, after many years in the private sector, he was ...

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  8. School NotesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Fairfax Times

    ... plans and enrollment projections in Region 3, which encompasses schools in the Edison, Lee, Hayfield, Mount Vernon and West Potomac pyramids. School officials will go over the process used to project enrollment at county schools, which helps ...

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  9. Board of Supervisors votes to increase payRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Fairfax Times

    ... cost into their own budgets,” Herrity said. Supervisors Michael Frey (R-Sully) and Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon), both of whom are not seeking reelection this year, led the charge to increase the pay of their successors. “I really do ...

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  10. Prince Charles, Camilla to Visit Washington DC March 17-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Patch.com

    Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Duchess of Cornwall Camilla, will visit George Washington's Estate at Mount Vernon during their three day visit to Washington, D.C. from March 17-19, according to news reports . While in town, Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla reportedly will meet with President Barack Obama .

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  11. Bennett announces run for Mt. Vernon supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Potomac Local

    Candice Bennett, a small business owner, has announced her candidacy for the Mt. Vernon District Supervisor seat.

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  12. Snow Timeline as Storm Hits Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Patch.com

    A winter storm warning is in effect from midnight until 9 p.m. on Thursday. Mount Vernon could see 8 inches of snow.

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  13. District supervisors will get $95,000 a year beginning in 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Fairfax Times

    ... cost into their own budgets,” Herrity said. Supervisors Michael Frey (R-Sully) and Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon), both of whom are not seeking reelection this year, led the charge to increase the pay of their successors. “I really do ...

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  14. National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Warning for Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Patch.com

    Here's the latest information on what to expect in the Mount Vernon area for the coming snowstorm, according to the weather service. National Weather Service map: The area shaded in pink is under a Winter Storm Warning.

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  15. Formal budget to adopted on May 21Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Fairfax Times

    ... last year, due to the increase in home values. Supervisors Cathy Hudgins (D-Hunter Mill) and Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon) said they would have supported advertising a higher tax rate. “This budget has a lot of cuts, and we are doing so as we ...

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  16. Hilton Garden Inn Opens on Prince Street in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Patch.com

    ... The spot was once home to local landmark, the Alexandria Floral Company, which moved there in 1942 from Mount Vernon and Braddock, but closed in 2006. "We look forward to introducing our guests to the vibrant history and modern flair of Alexandria," ...

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  17. Commission formed to review Fairfax police proceduresRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Fairfax Times

    ... procedures and public information policies. However, supervisors Michael Frey (R-Sully) and Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon) said they believe it is too soon to form such a panel and that the ongoing legal matters will be a distraction. “The ...

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  18. Richmond Highway Featured on Metro ConnectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Jay's Giants Blog

    SFDC's Executive Director, Edythe Kelleher, was interviewed for the piece, along with Route 1 is historically connected to George Washington, who rode his horse to and from Alexandria and Mount Vernon on the Potomac Path, which in some stretches went along modern day Route 1. In the late 1920s, the highway was in the running to be selected as the route for the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Concerns were raised, however, about the nature of the road - traffic, billboards and signs.

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  19. Presidents Bush and Clinton unite to train new leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are combining forces, with the LBJ and George H.W. Bush libraries, to train mid-career professionals the skills to achieve their ambitious civic goals Presidents Bush and Clinton unite to train new leaders Former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush are combining forces, with the LBJ and George H.W. Bush libraries, to train mid-career professionals the skills to achieve their ambitious civic goals Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://usat.ly/1Bu1zKG MOUNT VERNON, Va.

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  20. Candice Bennett Latest Entry in Mt. Vernon District Supervisor RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Patch.com

    PHOTO: Candice Bennett is running to represent the Mt. Vernon District on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors; photo courtesy of campaign via Facebook.

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