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Attorney General Herring Takes Action Against Deceptive Veterans Charities As Part Of Nationwide Sweep

July 19, 2018

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that his office has taken legal action against two deceptive charitable organizations that he believes have conned Virginians by falsely promising their donations would help veterans, when the money really went to benefit those operating the so-called charities.

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TOP STORIES

Northam Announces New UK Partnership With Port City Brewery

July 18, 2018

During a trade and marketing mission to Europe, Governor Ralph Northam today announced a new UK distribution partnership for Port City Brewing Company, resulting in new international sales for the Alexandria brewery.

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City Receives Economic Development Award For The Old Town North Arts And Cultural District

July 18, 2018

The Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association has awarded the City of Alexandria with the 2018 Terry Holzheimer Economic Development Award for the establishment of the Old Town North Arts and Cultural District. Alexandria will be recognized at the chapter’s Annual Conference on Tuesday, July 24.

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Russian National Charged In Conspiracy To Act As An Agent Of The Russian Federation Within The United States

July 16, 2018

A criminal complaint was unsealed today in the District of Columbia charging a Russian national with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States without prior notification to the Attorney General.

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Police Identify Homicide Victim And Suspect

July 14, 2018

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Friday, July 13, in the 1200 block of King Street. The victim has been identified as Bradford Jackson, 65, of Alexandria. The suspect, who was arrested on July 13, is Pankaj Bhasin, 34, of New Jersey.

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Twelve Russian Intelligence Officers Indicted For Conspiring To Interfere In The 2016 Presidential Election

July 13, 2018

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein today announced the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for conspiring to interfere with the 2016 Presidential Election through computer hacking and related offenses.

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OTHER NEWS

Sheriff’s Office Invites Alexandrians To Participate In Community Academy

July 17, 2018

Explore the role of the Sheriff's Office in Alexandria's criminal justice system by participating in the Sheriff's Community Academy, an informative four-session experience on Saturday mornings in September.

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Virginia Recognizes Its Probation And Parole Officers

July 16, 2018

As the Virginia Department of Corrections acknowledges Pretrial, Probation and Parole Officers’ Week, July 15–21, it does so holding the lowest recidivism rate in the nation for the second straight year.

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Living Wage Certification Program For Employers Launches In Alexandria

July 13, 2018

In Alexandria, too many full-time workers struggle to pay for housing and other necessities. To address this, on Monday, July 16 a network of religious, business and community leaders established a Living Wage Certification program in conjunction with the Virginia Theological Seminary and Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy. 

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VDOT Invites Innovators To Second Hackathon And Idea Jam In Northern Virginia

July 12, 2018

The Virginia Department of Transportation invites developers, planners, futurists and data enthusiasts to its second installment of the SmarterRoads Hackathon and Idea Jam Series on July 17-18 at 1776’s Crystal City Campus. The competition will reward data-driven concepts and solutions.

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Potomac Yard &pizza Opens July 12

July 11, 2018

Alexandria’s first &Pizza will open July 12. The D.C.-based craft pie purveyor is bringing its culinary innovation, community-driven retail design and unique employee culture to Potomac Yard.

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