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Metro Service Update For Women’s March On Washington

January 20, 2017

Metro issued some important service updates as well as safety and travel tips for those planning to use the rail system for the Women's March on Washington on Saturday, Jan. 21. Due to security and logistical considerations, the Federal Triangle station will be closed Saturday. The Metrorail system will open two hours early – at 5 a.m. – on Saturday and add up to two dozen additional trains to accommodate increased ridership.

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New Workshops To Start Your Year Off Right

January 20, 2017

Because we know you're hunkered down this weekend, Capitol Post lined up some great workshops and events next week to get you out and connected with the DC veteran business community. And no Secret Service checkpoints - we promise!

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Governor McAuliffe Receives Award For Leadership In Functionally Ending Veteran Homelessness In Virginia

January 20, 2017

The Operation Renewed Hope Foundation presented Governor McAuliffe with the Northwestern Mutual Award for Improving the Lives of Veteran Families during the foundation’s Five Year Anniversary Awards Ceremony. Operation Renewed Hope has helped more than 500 veterans and their family members find housing.

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Our Growing Family

January 20, 2017

In January of 2008 a number of us who had been involved in local news decided that Alexandria needed an online newspaper devoted to high standards of professional journalism that would publish local news and features.

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Alexandria Public Safety Personnel Assist With Inauguration

January 20, 2017

Alexandria police officers and Alexandria Sheriff’s deputies were among the 3,500 law enforcement personnel sworn in yesterday by U.S. Marshal for the District of Columbia Patrick Burke to keep people safe during today’s inaugural activities.

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Scheduled Street Closures For Women’s March On Washington

January 20, 2017

The Metropolitan Police Department and the District Department of Transportation announced the street closures in conjunction with the Women’s March on Washington, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.

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What’s A Couple Thousand Bills, Anyway?

January 20, 2017

By Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin (D-30)

Last Wednesday marked the beginning of the 2017 General Assembly 46-day “short” session. My colleagues and I have begun considering the more than 2,394 bills introduced to date, including 35 of mine.

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Alexandria GOP Reponse To Congressman Beyer Boycott

January 20, 2017

To the Editor:
Northern Virginia Congressman Don Beyer’s rather deplorable decision to boycott the US tradition of the peaceful transfer of power is disappointing. Beyer noted that despite US intelligence community universal denials to the contrary, he would not “be part of legitimizing a man whose election may have depended on malicious foreign interference . . . “

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Marymount Starts Semester With MLK Jr. Day Service Event

January 20, 2017

Members of the Marymount University Community celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day by reflecting on his teachings about service. Then they rolled up their sleeves and put together wellness packages for Hope for the Warriors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to restoring the sense of self, family and home to those touched by military service.

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Heroin Dealer Arrested In Loudoun County Pleads Guilty

January 20, 2017

George Eric Stevens, 33, of Jamaica, New York, pleaded guilty today to charges his role in a conspiracy to distribute heroin.

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