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McLean Man Sentenced For Child Pornography Crimes

March 24, 2017

A McLean man was sentenced today to five years in prison for collecting tens of thousands of images and videos of child pornography since 2004.

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City To Hold Community Meeting On Proposed Amendment To Bonus Density Program

March 24, 2017

The City of Alexandria invites the public to provide feedback on a proposed amendment to the City’s bonus density program on Wednesday, April 5, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the Charles Houston Recreation Center (Seniors Room), 901 Wythe Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

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Governor McAuliffe Vetoes Legislation Undermining Virginia Public Schools

March 24, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe yesterday vetoed six pieces of legislation that would undermine support for Virginia’s public education system. The Governor’s full veto statements are reprinted here.

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Public Invited To Cameron Run Park Planning Process Walk & Talk

March 24, 2017

Join the City of Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities and community planners at Michael Baker International’s Urban Design Studio and be part of the Cameron Run Park Planning Process by touring the current park site, learning about what makes this place so unique, and discussing current and future park issues.

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Volunteers Needed For Annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup On April 8

March 24, 2017

The 29th annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup takes place on Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. The City of Alexandria is hosting two sites this year, both in Four Mile Run Park. Volunteers interested in helping with the Potomac Watershed Cleanup at these sites must RSVP to T&ES.

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Aviation Phishing Scams

March 24, 2017

US-CERT has received reports of email-based phishing campaigns targeting airline consumers. Systems infected through phishing campaigns act as an entry point for attackers to gain access to sensitive business or personal information. US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review an airline Security Advisory(link is external) and US-CERT’s Security Tip ST04-014 for more information on phishing

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Law Enforcement Career Fair April 5 At NOVA-Manassas

March 24, 2017

The Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will hold a Law Enforcement Career Fair on April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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72-Hour Parking Rule Public Hearing On March 27

March 23, 2017

The City of Alexandria invites the public to provide comments on the 72-hour on-street parking rule (City Code Section 10-4-8) during the Traffic and Parking Board hearing on March 27. This rule prohibits vehicles from parking within the public right-of-way for more than 72 hours on all city streets including residential districts and unrestricted streets.

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Former GSA Official And Husband Plead Guilty In Nepotism Scheme

March 23, 2017

A former senior official with the General Services Administration and her husband pleaded guilty today to engaging in a nepotism scheme in which they conspired to fraudulently obtain employment from the U.S. government and private federal contractors.

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Independent Review Of WMATA

March 23, 2017

This morning on WTOP, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced an independent review of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to identify potential changes to governance and funding, and help position WMATA to support growth in the region.

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