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Alexandria Man Sentenced For Conspiring To Distribute Opioids

December 15, 2017

An Alexandria man, Robert T. Hancasky, III, 32, was sentenced today to 90 months in prison for his participation in a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and methadone.

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TOP STORIES

FCC Rescinds Net Neutrality

December 14, 2017

The Federal Communications Commission today voted 3-2 to restore the regulatory framework under which the Internet operated prior to Net Neutrality regulations implemented under the Obama Administration.

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Alexandria City School Board Selects T. C. Graduate As New Superintendent

December 14, 2017

The Alexandria City School Board has selected Dr. Gregory C. Hutchings, Jr., a 1995 graduate of T. C. Williams High School, as Superintendent of Alexandria City Public Schools. Hutchings will begin his duties at ACPS on July 1.

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City Of Alexandria Officials Warn Of Spike In Heroin Deaths

December 14, 2017

Following a recent spike in overdose deaths in the region, City of Alexandria officials are urging residents to be aware of a strain of heroin laced with synthetic opioids. In Fairfax County, six people died of drug overdoses in a single week. Five of those deaths are suspected of being caused by batches of heroin mixed with fentanyl and carfentanil, which are deadly even in small doses.

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New Report On Homeownership Programs Now Available

December 12, 2017

The City of Alexandria Office of Housing released its latest publication, “Keys to the City: The City of Alexandria’s Homeownership Programs from the 1970s to Today.” This report provides an overview of the City’s long history of providing support to low- and moderate-income first-time homebuyers.

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Alexandria Man Identified As Murder Suspect; Reward For Information Leading To Arrest

December 12, 2017

Fairfax County police detectives have identified a suspect in a homicide that took place on Dec. 1 in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County. Endless Taylor, 24, of Alexandria, is suspected of stabbing and killing 24-year-old Luis Bonilla in the 7100 block of Fairchild Drive.

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OTHER NEWS

Neighborhood Health Celebrates 20 Years Of Partnerships Serving The Community

December 15, 2017

On Dec. 7 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, the local non-profit community health center Neighborhood Health was joined by 300 community partners, current and previous board members, donors, and supporters to celebrate its 20th anniversary of service to the community.

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T. C. Williams Senior Awarded VSBA Exhibitors Scholarship

December 15, 2017

T. C. Williams High School senior, Jay Falk, has been awarded the top Virginia School Boards Association Exhibitors Scholarship for her commitment to a future in public policy, academics and work as a student representative of the School Board.

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AAA: Record-Breaking 107 Million Americans To Celebrate Holidays Away From Home

December 14, 2017

‘Tis the season to traditionally spend with family and friends and this year Americans are traveling in record numbers. In the Washington metro area 2,691,900 million people are projected to travel, which is a 3.5% increase in travel volume over 2016. It is the highest year-end travel volume on record, AAA projects.

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Community Event Honoring Three Newly Crowned National Champions On December 15

December 13, 2017

Alexandria Boxing Club will host a Community Day on Friday, Dec. 15, at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate the team’s recent wins. Three athletes – Troy Isley, Keyshawn Davis, and Amelia Moore – competed and won at the U.S. Nationals last week. They represented Alexandria, VA among hundreds of elite competitors from around the country.

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Steve Kenealy Dead At 69

December 13, 2017

Dr. Stephen J. Kenealy died on Dec. 10, 2017, at INOVA Alexandria Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. He was an adored Poppop to Ryan, a treasured father to James and Meghan, father-in-law to Natalie, brother to Larry and a loving husband to Joanne for 46 years.

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