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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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Awareness Month Highlights Resources For Children’s Mental Health

May 11, 2017

Throughout the month of May, in recognition of the 2017 Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month, the Alexandria Department of Community and Human Services' Center for Children and Families is engaging the community with the theme of resilience.

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Bishop Ireton Repeats As WCAC Girls Lacrosse Champs

May 10, 2017

The Bishop Ireton girls’ lacrosse team defeated Our Lady of Good Counsel by a convincing 12-4 margin to win its third Washington Catholic Athletic Conference title in the last four years (2014, 2016, 2017).

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Master Class At MetroStage

May 10, 2017

MetroStage’s production of Master Class is time not so much spent as it is invested. This intimate and sometimes brutal profile of legendary soprano Maria Callas by Terrence McNally is a lesson in respect and passion for the arts that fans of opera, theatre, or any creative process should embrace.

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Senior Services Of Alexandria Honored At The 2017 Excellence In Aging Awards

May 10, 2017

Senior Services of Alexandria was the recipient of two awards presented at the City of Alexandria, Virginia’s 2017 Excellence in Aging Awards ceremony.

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T. C. Williams Crew Powers Through Day One Of States

May 9, 2017

Three T. C. Williams boats clinched gold in the first part of the Virginia State Championships on May 6. The Men’s and Women’s Junior 8 boats and the Women’s Freshman 8 won their races by surprisingly wide margins for state finals. The more senior rowers compete in the second part of the VASRA Championship series on May 13.

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Nearly 700 Use Local SoberRide Program On Cinco de Mayo

May 9, 2017

Six-hundred-and-seventy-six (676) persons in the Washington-metropolitan area used the free safe ride service, SoberRide®, on Cinco de Mayo (May 5, 2017) as opposed to possibly driving home drunk.

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Sheriff’s Office Hosts 2017 Employee Awards Ceremony

May 8, 2017

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office held its annual Employee Awards and Promotional Ceremony on Tuesday, April 25.

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