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Renowned Yarn Shop Fibre Space Expands And Permanently Ties The Knot In Alexandria

September 11, 2017

Popular yarn boutique fibre space, today announced they have officially landed in their new Alexandria location. In July, owner Danielle Romanetti purchased 1319 Prince Street the only known historic flatiron building in the City that sits at the corner of Commerce Street, Prince Street and West Street.

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Jury Duty Phone Scam Targets Area Residents

September 8, 2017

Several area residents have reported receiving phone calls from someone falsely claiming to be a deputy sheriff from the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office or from another local law enforcement agency. This is a scam, If you receive such a call, immediately hang up. Do not provide the caller with any information and do not answer any questions, even if they threaten you with arrest.

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Gubernatorial Candidates Gillespie, Northam Speak To Virginia Hospital Leaders

September 8, 2017

The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association yesterday hosted a statewide candidate health care forum featuring gubernatorial candidates Ed Gillespie (R) and Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam (D), as well as Justin Fairfax, the Democratic nominee for Lieutenant Governor.

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Underserved Learners Lag Far Behind Peers In College And Career Readiness

September 7, 2017

Underserved students lag far behind their peers when it comes to college and career readiness, and the more underserved characteristics that students possess, the less likely they are to be ready. These findings are reported in The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2017, ACT’s annual score report, which was released today.

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Eleven Governors Urge Congress To Take Immediate Action to Protect DREAMers

September 7, 2017

Eleven Governors from across the nation sent a letter today to leaders in congress urging them to take immediate action to protect young people threatened with deportation following President Trump's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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McAuliffe Directs Department Of Motor Vehicles To Extend Validity Of Expiring Licenses

September 7, 2017

Governor McAuliffe today issued Executive Order 71 extending the validity period of Virginia driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, commercial driver’s licenses, and special identification cards issued by the Commonwealth that expired Sept. 2, 2017 through Sept. 4, 2017, until Sept. 11, 2017.

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Virginia Leaders Respond To Trump Decision To End DACA

September 6, 2017

U. S  Attorney General Jefferson Sessions announced yesterday that President Donald Trump will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in six months unless Congress enacts legislation to protect those enrolled.

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Be Ready: September Is National Preparedness Month

September 6, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month, and the City of Alexandria encourages everyone to learn how to prepare for emergencies by being ready, involved and informed.

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Northern Virginia Conservation Trust Welcomes New Executive Director

September 6, 2017

The Northern Virginia Conservation Trust today welcomes Alan Rowsome as its next executive director. The Trust is a nonprofit land trust that has conserved more than 6,550 acres of natural lands and waters across Northern Virginia, in both urban and rural areas.

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Education Design Lab Chooses NOVA, George Mason As finalists For Seamless Transfer Pathways Design Challenge

September 6, 2017

Northern Virginia Community College and George Mason University were recently chosen as a finalist team for the Education Design Lab Seamless Transfer Pathways Design Challenge.

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