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Health Care Sector Can Contribute More To Virginia’s Economy, New Report Says

November 4, 2016

The health care sector plays an important role in Virginia's economy. About 11% of all jobs in Virginia are in the health care and social assistance sector. And workers in the state's hospitals generate about $585 million each year in state and local taxes.

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Titans Celebrate Homecoming

November 4, 2016

T. C. Williams High School celebrated Homecoming and Senior Day on Saturday, Oct. 29. Parker-Gray Memorial Stadium was rocking from pre-game ceremonies through half time festivities and the Titans’ victory on the gridiron, defeating Annandale 26-14.

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Sticker Shock Campaign On Saturday In Alexandria, Arlington

November 3, 2016

On Saturday, Nov. 5, teams of youth and adults from the City of Alexandria will “shock” purchasers of alcohol by placing bright red warning stickers on multi-packs of beer and other alcohol products in Alexandria and Arlington stores. Sticker Shock is a youth-led initiative designed to educate adults who might purchase alcohol legally and provide it to minors.

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Del Ray Celebrates Halloween

November 2, 2016

Del Ray celebrated Halloween on Sunday, Oct. 30, with the 20th annual Del Ray Halloween Parade.

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Living Legends: Elizabeth Anderson And Herman Boone

November 1, 2016

Elizabeth “Betsy” Anderson was nominated as a Living Legend by three leading Alexandria arts organizations upon which she has had a significant impact. Herman Boone’s successful coaching techniques led the T.C. Williams High School football team to numerous victories, the most spectacular was the 1971 season when the team was 13 and 0, won the state championship and advanced to the national championship.

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Obituary For DeArcey “Dee” Thomas Campbell

October 31, 2016

DeArcey (Dee) T. Campbell, age 91, of Daytona Beach, FL, passed away on Oct. 18, at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach. Dee Campbell was a rowing and coaching legend in his hometown of Alexandria. The boat house is named the Dee Campbell Rowing Center in his honor.

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T. C.’s Mackey Wins Conference Championship

October 29, 2016

Jack Mackey, a senior at T. C. Williams High School, made school history Wednesday becoming the first Titan to win a conference/district cross country championship. Mackey won the Patriot Conference 7 Championship on Oct. 26, and advances to the regional championship as one of the top competitors.

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Alexandria Chamber Announces Salute To Veterans Award Winners

October 28, 2016

The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce announced the winners of its 2016 Salute to Veterans Awards. The program recognizes businesses that demonstrate leadership in hiring and empowering veterans and transitioning service members, or are representative of the entrepreneurial success of a local veteran business owner. The awards will be presented at an event on Nov. 10, at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.

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Alexandria Library Expands Passport Program To Barrett Branch

October 28, 2016

Due to the overwhelming success of its passport processing program, the Alexandria Library is pleased to announce that it has expanded the service to the Barrett Branch. U.S. citizens planning international travel may apply for new passports at Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library, ,5005 Duke Street and Barrett Branch, 717 Queen Street.

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Metro SafeTrack Surge #10: Fort Totten to NoMa-Gallaudet Begins October 29

October 27, 2016

SafeTrack Surge #10, which affects the Red Line, runs 25 days, from Oct. 29 through Nov. 22. This safety surge involves around-the-clock line segment shutdown – no trains running at any time – between NoMa-Gallaudet U and Fort Totten. Rhode Island Ave and Brookland stations will be closed.

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