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House And Senate Democrats Announce Medicaid Expansion As Their Top Joint Legislative Priority

January 12, 2018

At a press conference this morning at the State Capitol, the Virginia House and Senate Democrats announced that extending access to affordable health care to nearly 400,000 hardworking Virginians through Medicaid expansion is their top joint legislative goal.

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Long & Foster Celebrates 50th Anniversary

January 12, 2018

Fifty years ago, two 30-something veterans came together to build their dream. In May 1968, at an office building in Fairfax, Virginia, P. Wesley “Wes” Foster Jr. and Henry “Hank” Long opened Long & Foster Real Estate. A flip of a coin positioned Long’s moniker first in the company’s brand name and gave Foster the role of president.

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Al’s Pals Reaches Thousands Of Alexandria Children Through Early Childhood Prevention Education

January 11, 2018

Over the past 14 years, Alexandria children ages three to five years old have shown significant improvement in developing their social skills and decreasing problem behaviors, thanks to the Al’s Pals: Kids Making Healthy Choices program offered by the Department of Community and Human Services.

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Veterans Curation Program To Host Meet And Greet In The Alexandria Laboratory

January 10, 2018

New South Associates will host a meet-and-greet event in the Alexandria, VA laboratory of the Veterans Curation Program from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11. The VCP provides employment and vocational training for recently separated veterans using archaeological collections administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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McAuliffe Cuts Ribbon For New State Veterans Office Inside The Pentagon

January 9, 2018

Governor Terry McAuliffe today cut the ribbon for the new Virginia Department of Veterans Services office at The Pentagon in Arlington. McAuliffe also announced the goal of 30,000 hires through Virginia Values Veterans (V3) program has been reached.

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SAPCA Celebrates Alexandria’s First Permanent Prescription Drug Drop-Off Box

January 8, 2018

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at The Neighborhood Pharmacy of Del Ray on Jan. 5, to celebrate the first-ever permanent prescription drug drop-off box in the City of Alexandria. The drug drop-off box provides year-round access to safe drug disposal for all Alexandria residents.

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Ice And Freezing Rain Could Cause Big Mess For Evening Commute

January 8, 2018

The freezing rain and ice in the forecast could create a big headache for commuters as they head home this afternoon and tonight. The NWS’s Winter Weather Advisory from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Washington, D.C. metro area calls for a “wintry mix with freezing rain and sleet.”

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Alexandria Couple Donates Revolutionary Era Journal To Philadelphia Museum

January 8, 2018

Alexandria resident Lynne Davis Boyle recently traveled to Philadelphia with her family to donate a rare Revolutionary War manuscript to the new Museum of the American Revolution.

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Alexandria’s 18th Century Ship Selected As One of Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts

January 8, 2018

Alexandria Archaeology is excited to announce that the 18th century ship excavated at the site of the new Hotel Indigo has been named by the Virginia Association of Museums as one of Virginia’s Top 10 Endangered Artifacts.

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Alexandria Welcomes 2018 At First Night

January 3, 2018

Despite frigid temperatures, Alexandria held the Washington, DC metropolitan area’s largest family-friendly, alcohol-free New Year’s Eve party in Old Town and Del Ray.

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