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Living Legends: H. Warden Foley And William McNamara

August 1, 2016

In the early 20th century, Gadsby’s Tavern and the adjoining City Hotel were in such a dilapidated condition that the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City made an offer to purchase some of the woodwork, including the ballroom, to preserve its history because the destruction of these buildings seemed imminent.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Sales Tax Holiday For Back-to-School Supplies

August 1, 2016

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Virginia will offer a sales tax holiday from Aug. 5-7 so that shoppers can purchase qualifying school supplies, clothing and footwear, emergency preparedness items, and certain energy-efficient products without paying state and local sales tax.

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NOVA Medical Campus, Local Hospital Partner To Provide Healthcare Experience To Middle School Students

July 29, 2016

For the 12th consecutive year, Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus and Virginia Hospital Center have partnered to offer middle school-aged students a hands-on opportunity to explore healthcare professions.

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Alexandria Junior Tennis Player Makes Final Round At USTA National Clay Court Tournament

July 29, 2016

Alexandria junior tennis player Ryan Colby recently captured a coveted U.S. Tennis Association silver ball by way of his runner-up finish at the USTA Boys’ 12s National Clay Court Championships held in Mt. Pleasant, SC, July 17-23.

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Wounded Warrior Gets New Smart Home In Alexandria

July 28, 2016

US Army Staff Sergeant Christopher Walker watched yesterday as representatives from the Gary Sinise Foundation, their corporate partners, the Alexandria Police Department, the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office, and members of the Alexandria business community broke ground on his new smart home.

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Celebrating A Centennial Of National Parks: Americans Are Flocking To Their Favorite Parks

July 28, 2016

The most Americans in recent years are heading to national parks in recognition of the U.S. National Park Service’s 100th anniversary on Aug. 25.

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Mental Health And Coping Resources For A Diverse Community

July 27, 2016

There’s a lot going on in our world today, and tragic events, violence and political turmoil can result in added stress, uncertainty, fear and depression. If troubled times have you down, there are several resources you can use for help:

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West Side Story

July 27, 2016

When West Side Story first debuted in 1957, it was a catchy, yet socially relevant musical inspired by Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Over the years, the production remained popular, but seemed less pertinent compared to shows such as “Angels in America” or “Rent.”

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Auto Theft Rate Increases In Montgomery, Arlington And Fairfax Counties, Drops In The District And Prince George’s County

July 27, 2016

Be careful where you park your car in the Washington metro area, warns AAA Mid-Atlantic. First, a little of bad news. The number of auto thefts increased a tad in Montgomery County and across the Potomac River in Fairfax County and in Arlington County during 2015. Now the good news.

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Ninth Annual Del Ray Music Festival A Success

July 26, 2016

Temperatures climbed to the mid-90s and the humidity was not far behind on Saturday afternoon but that did not seem to faze the music lovers who came to the ninth annual Del Ray Music Festival.

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