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Police Investigate Report Of Attempted Abduction

April 25, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a report of an attempted abduction this morning in the 400 block of S. Union Street. No one was injured.

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TOP STORIES

Arlington Man Facing Cocaine Charges Pleads Guilty To Buying Guns

April 25, 2017

An Arlington man, 28-year-old Anthony Fernandez Medrano, pleaded guilty today to willfully receiving a firearm while under indictment in Virginia state court.

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Virginia American Water Invests $200,000 In North Fayette Street Main Replacement In Alexandria

April 25, 2017

Virginia American Water is making a $200,000 investment to enhance water service for customers on Alexandria’s North Fayette Street between Cameron and Queen Streets. The replacement of the 6-inch pipe, which is 420 feet long, will begin the week of April 24.

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FTA Letter To WMATA Requiring Immediate Actions To Address Roadway Worker Protection

April 24, 2017

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration issued a letter today to WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld requiring immediate actions to address Roadway Worker Protection safety after several recent incidents.

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Hammond Middle School Wins Virginia Breakfast Challenge

April 24, 2017

Francis C. Hammond Middle School was named a winner in the Virginia Breakfast Challenge. The school will receive a $4,000 grant to use for technology enhancements, field trips or playground equipment as well as equipment for their breakfast program.

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Lyles-Crouch Principal Receives VAESP Award Of Excellence

April 24, 2017

Lyles-Crouch Principal Patricia Zissios received the Don Lacey Award for Excellence from the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals. VAESP selected Zissios for her outstanding work in advancing student achievement, innovative programs, instructional leadership, school and community relations, and technology initiatives.

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OTHER NEWS

New Flexibilities For FAFSA Filers Impacted By IRS DRT Suspension

April 25, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced new flexibilities available to institutions to use for verification of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) information. The announcement is part of an ongoing effort to provide additional assistance to students and families impacted by the suspension of the Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool. The new flexibilities begin immediately and apply to both the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 FAFSA processing and verification cycles.

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The Fabulous Lipitones

April 25, 2017

For better or for worse, there isn’t tremendous opportunity to experience barbershop quartet music in the DC area (or the 21st Century, if we’re honest). So, if you are craving some serious four-part harmony, The Fabulous Lipitones at LTA has you covered through May 13.

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New Maury Schoolyard Open For Play

April 24, 2017

Matthew Maury Elementary School celebrated the opening of their new playground on Friday, April 21 with a balloon-filled ribbon cutting ceremony. The Maury Schoolyard Initiative was a collaborative effort between the City, the School Board, and the Maury community.

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ADL Washington, DC Region Sees Increase In Anti-Semitic Incidents In First Quarter Of 2017

April 24, 2017

Today, the Anti-Defamation League reported an increase in anti-Semitic incidents during the first quarter of 2017, compared to both 2016 and 2015 records.

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Beyer Defends Science And Scientific Research At Rally Before Marching For Science

April 22, 2017

This morning Virginia Congressman Don Beyer (D-8) addressed a group of constituents, scientists and defenders of science outside the U.S. Capitol. He spoke of the need to protect scientific integrity and funding for scientific agencies against attacks from hostile officials. Following his brief remarks to the rally near the Capitol, Rep. Beyer took part in the March for Science.

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