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Police Investigate Shooting In South Old Town

March 29, 2017

The ‪Alexandria Police Department is investigating a felonious assault that occurred this afternoon in the 800 block of Franklin Street. An adult male victim was shot in the lower body and has non-life-threatening injury. Some streets in the area are closed to traffic for the ongoing investigation.

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TOP STORIES

Police Investigate Theft Of Dozens Of iPhones

March 28, 2017

Fairfax County police detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspect in the theft of dozens of iPhones on March 15 from the Target store located at 6600 Richmond Highway. Detectives have released surveillance video of the suspect in this theft. She is seen leaving the store and getting into a Volvo station wagon.

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Iraqi Refugees Arrested And Charged With Immigration Fraud

March 28, 2017

Two Iraqi refugees living in Northern Virginia were arrested this morning and charged along with another individual with immigration fraud.

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McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Placing Additional Immigration Requirements On Localities

March 27, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today has vetoed House Bill 2000 which would impose an unnecessary and divisive requirement upon localities regarding the enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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Peter Balas Named New T. C. Principal

March 27, 2017

Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley has appointed Peter Balas as the new principal of T. C. Williams High School, citing proven strong leadership skills and academic experience as the reason for the choice.

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McAuliffe To Request Amendments To Legislation Regarding Combined Sewer Outfalls

March 27, 2017

The City of Alexandria has been advised that Governor Terry McAuliffe will request amendments in lieu of signing two state bills regarding the City’s efforts to improve water quality. As passed by the Virginia General Assembly earlier this year, SB 898 and HB 2383 would require that construction to remediate all four combined sewer outfalls in Alexandria start by July 1, 2023, and be completed by July 1, 2025.

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OTHER NEWS

Mt. Vernon Boy Scout Earn Prestigious STEM Award

March 29, 2017

Noah Ventura, Eagle Scout from Mt. Vernon, VA, received the Boy Scout's highest Science, Technology, Engineering and Math award during a ceremony Monday, March 13, at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church.

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Alexandria Resident Honored With Great American Gardeners Award

March 29, 2017

The American Horticultural Society is pleased to announce that Alexandria resident Vivian Boley is the recipient of the Great American Gardeners Award for Meritorious Service. She joins 10 other distinguished national award recipients for 2017, all of whom represent the best in American gardening and horticulture.

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Volunteer Alexandria Announces Award Winners

March 29, 2017

Volunteer Alexandria announced today the winners of their community awards, which will be presented at the 19th annual Alexandria Business Philanthropy Summit on Thursday, April 27.

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Virginia Department Of Corrections College Credit Program Reaping Big Returns

March 28, 2017

Since January 2014, Virginia Department of Corrections offenders have amassed more than 1,500 course completions in an award-winning college credit initiative.

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Coming Together For Alexandria’s Giving Day – April 5

March 27, 2017

What if we all gave on one day? We can on Wednesday, April 5 for Spring2ACTion, Alexandria's Giving Day. Spring2ACTion is a 24-hour online event that provides asimple way to connect donors to the charitable causes they care about most and encourages them to take action.

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