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Target Corporation To Pay $18.5 Million Over 2013 Data Breach

May 23, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia has joined with 46 other states and the District of Columbia in an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the retail company's 2013 data breach. The breach affected more than 41 million customer payment card accounts and contact information for more than 60 million customers. Virginia will receive $352,710.80 from the settlement, which is the largest multistate data breach settlement achieved to date.

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School Board Announces Timeline For Superintendent Search

May 22, 2017

The School Board has established a timeline for the Superintendent search. The timeline includes appointing an Interim Superintendent prior to Superintendent Crawley’s departure in late July.

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City Of Alexandria Announces Archaeological Discovery Of Early Burial Remains

May 19, 2017

The City of Alexandria has announced that archaeologists under contract with a developer have found burial remains appearing to represent two individuals, at the construction site in Old Town where Robinson Terminal South was previously located.

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Four D.C. Men Indicted For String Of Armed Robberies

May 19, 2017

A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging four Washington, DC residents for their alleged roles in 19 separate armed robberies in the Washington, DC metro area, including Alexandria.

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Police Investigate Officer Involved Shooting

May 18, 2017

Arlington County police attempted a traffic stop on a wanted suspect traveling on I-395 at approximately 4:32 p.m. on May 17. When officers approached the vehicle on foot, the suspect ignored their verbal commands, placed the vehicle in drive and struck an officer pinning him against another vehicle. Shots were fired by officers, injuring the driver. Daniel George Boak, 28, of Centreville, VA, was transported to Virginia Hospital Center where he was pronounced deceased. The officer struck by the suspect’s vehicle was transported to Virginia Hospital Center with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

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Mueller Appointed Special Counsel For Russia Investigation

May 17, 2017

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein today announced the appointment of former Department of Justice official and FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III to serve as Special Counsel to oversee the previously-confirmed FBI investigation of Russian government efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election and related matters.

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Officials React To Crawley’s Departure

May 17, 2017

Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent Alvin L. Crawley resignation last week caught City officials and the school community by surprise. Crawley will begin the next phase of his career as an Associate Professor in Leadership in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development at George Mason University.

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New Hotel Coming To King Street

May 16, 2017

The Alexandria City Council on Saturday unanimously approved a hotel and office complex near the King Street Metro station.

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D.C. United Celebrates ACPS Teacher Of The Year Nominees

May 15, 2017

D.C. United celebrated ACPS Teacher of the Year Nominees at a special gathering at Cora Kelly School for Math, Science and Technology during National Teacher Appreciation Week.

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T.C. Williams High School To Undergo Leadership Reorganization For 2017-18 School Year

May 15, 2017

Both the King Street and Minnie Howard campuses of T.C. Williams High School will be undergoing a reorganization of the administrative structure that will go into effect in the new school year.

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