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Douglas MacArthur Elementary School Community Raises $10,000 For Leukemia And Lymphoma Society

May 18, 2017

The Douglas MacArthur Elementary School community collected 27,256 pennies, 4,396 nickels, 7,124 dimes, 6,604 quarters, 13 half dollars, and 39 dollar coins, along with over $2,000 in online donations to meet their goal of raising $10,000 as part of the Pennies for Patients fundraising drive, an initiative of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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Titans Dominate T. C. Williams Invitational

May 17, 2017

The Titans' track and field team dominated the competition at the 35th running of the T. C. Williams High School Invitational on May 6. Despite the cold, rainy day, T. C. athletes racked up points and clinched top honors in numerous events. T. C. Williams won boys and girls team championship trophies by a decisive margin.

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2017 Give From The Heart Gala Raises Nearly $190,000 For Families In Need

May 17, 2017

On Saturday, May 6, The Friends of UCM hosted the 2017 Give From The Heart Gala at the US Patent & Trademark Office.

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One Out Of Ten Americans Expected To Travel For Memorial Day As Tally Of Travelers For The Holiday Hits Highest Since 2005

May 17, 2017

One out of ten Americans, or 12.2% of the entire population of the United States, will roam 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, projects AAA.

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Virginia Hospital Community Develops Cybersecurity Guidelines To Help Protect Health Care Information Systems In The Face Of Cyber Attack Threats

May 17, 2017

The recent global ransomware attack that reportedly affected an estimated 200,000 computers across North America, Europe, and Asia is a startling reminder of the hacking dangers posed to the information systems central to so much of modern life.

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High School Team From Alexandria Area Captures First Place In Regional Dominion Envirothon Competition

May 15, 2017

A team of nature-loving students from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria won first place in a regional competition of the 2017 Dominion Envirothon. They will be one of 18 teams advancing to the statewide contest at Virginia State University on May 21-22.

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Jefferson-Houston Now An International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme School

May 15, 2017

Congratulations to Jefferson-Houston School for becoming an authorized International Baccalaureate (I.B.) World School for the five-year Middle Years Programme.

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Metro’s SafeTrack Surge #15: Orange Line | New Carrollton to Stadium-Armory Begins May 16

May 14, 2017

WMATA's SafeTrack Surge #15 will result in a shutdown on a portion of the Orange Line between New Carrollton and Stadium-Armory stations from May 16 through June 15, 2017. New Carrollton, Landover, Cheverly, Deanwood and Minnesota Ave stations will be closed. On weekdays, limited free shuttle buses (every 30 minutes) will replace trains between New Carrollton and Stadium-Armory. Orange Line trains will operate near normal service between Vienna and Largo Town Center. Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Stadium-Armory every 12 minutes.

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Health Officials Investigate Rare Human Case Of Rabies

May 12, 2017

The Virginia Department of Health is investigating a confirmed case of human rabies. The Virginia resident was bitten by a dog while traveling in India.

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Herring Joins AG Colleagues In Calling For An Independent Special Counsel

May 11, 2017

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring and 19 of his fellow state attorneys general are urging the immediate appointment of an independent special counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election following President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey during his ongoing investigation.

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