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BREAKING NEWS

Sears Holdings Files For Chapter 11 Reorganization In Bankruptcy Court

October 15, 2018

Sears Holdings Corporation today announced a series of actions to position the Company to establish a sustainable capital structure, continue streamlining its operating model and grow profitably for the long term. The Company and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

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TOP STORIES

Ringleader Of Fraud Conspiracy Sentenced To 14 Years

October 12, 2018

Michael Oginni, 46, of Rockville, Maryland, was sentenced today in Alexandria federal court to 14 years in prison for masterminding a fraudulent scheme that exploited the identities of at least 124 victims and caused over $870,000 in losses in less than two years.

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Alexandria Archaeological Commission Announces Winners Of Brenman Archaeology Award

October 10, 2018

The Alexandria Archaeological Commission announced the winners of the annual Bernard “Ben” Brenman Archaeology in Alexandria Award at the Alexandria City Council meeting on Oct. 9. The 2018 honorees are S. Kathleen Pepper and Francine Bromberg.

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Police Investigate Skeletal Remains Found On King Street

October 10, 2018

The Alexandria Police Department is conducting a death investigation in the 4700 block of King Street on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018. Skeletal remains of a human were found in a wooded area behind a business.

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Fairfax Man Arrested For $16 Million Securities Fraud Scheme

October 6, 2018

A Fairfax man surrendered to the FBI on an outstanding arrest warrant yesterday. Todd Elliott Hitt, 53, is alleged to have committed securities fraud in connection with his ownership and operation of Kiddar Capital, a self-described asset management firm based in Falls Church.

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Alexandria Man Sentenced To One-Year Prison Term For Real Estate Investment Scam

October 5, 2018

David Tipton, 52, of Alexandria, VA, was sentenced on Oct. 3 to a year and a day in prison for defrauding lenders who provided him with nearly $710,000 towards the purchase and renovation of a residential property in Northeast Washington. His fraudulent acts led to nearly $450,000 in losses.

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OTHER NEWS

Alexandria School Board Names T. C. College And Career Wing For Jack Taylor

October 15, 2018

The Alexandria City School Board voted unanimously last week to name the college and career center at T.C. Williams the Jack Taylor College and Career Center Wing. Jack Taylor has donated more than a million dollars to the Scholarship Fund of Alexandria and to the school.

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Nora Partlow Wins 2018 Northern Virginia Association Of Realtors® Hero Award

October 12, 2018

Nora Partlow was awarded the 2018 Northern Virginia Association of Realtors® Hero Award in recognition for her years of support to The Neighborhood Health of Virginia, a nonprofit organization.

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Global Warming Report Sends Urgent Wake-Up Call

October 11, 2018

A special report on limiting global warming, released by a UN scientific panel on Oct. 8, should be heard around the world as an "ear-splitting wake-up call" said UN chief António Guterres. He said the long-awaited findings show that "climate change is running faster than we are - and we are running out of time."

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Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Advance Of Tropical Storm Michael

October 11, 2018

Governor Ralph Northam today declared a state of emergency in anticipation of impacts from Tropical Storm Michael. The order is designed to mobilize resources, help Virginia mitigate any damage, and to streamline the process that the Commonwealth uses to provide assistance to other states through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact.

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Del Ray Hosts 23rd Annual Art On The Avenue

October 10, 2018

A steady crowd of more than 50,000 attendees strolled Mount Vernon Avenue during the 23rd annual Art on the Avenue on Oct. 6. The multicultural arts festival featured over 300 area artists and craftspeople, international food, live music on multiple stages, children's craft activities and entertainment, and a pie-baking contest.

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