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City Of Alexandria Adds “Smart911” Service To Aid Emergency Response

September 21, 2017

The City of Alexandria has joined the nationwide “Smart911” service, which lets residents, businesses and visitors provide information to 9-1-1 dispatchers in advance of emergencies.

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VSP Issues Warning About Automated Traffic Ticket Email Scam

September 19, 2017

Virginia State Police is warning all Virginians of an email scam that advises individuals they are receiving an “automated traffic ticket” from the State Police. Virginia State Police DOES NOT use or issue digital/automated traffic tickets or summonses. Anyone receiving such an email should delete it and NOT click on any links provided in the email.

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Attorney General Herring Announces Lawsuit Against Virginia-Based Tax Debt Settlement Company

September 15, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against Wall & Associates, Inc., a Virginia-based company that sells tax debt settlement services to consumers nationwide, for alleged violations of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act.

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House Adopts Beyer/Amash Amendment To Rein In AG Sessions’ Civil Asset Forfeiture Program

September 13, 2017

The House of Representatives adopted an amendment to must-pass appropriations legislation late Tuesday to prohibit the Justice Department from using funds to remove restrictions on civil asset forfeiture.

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Be Ready: September Is National Preparedness Month

September 6, 2017

September is National Preparedness Month, and the City of Alexandria encourages everyone to learn how to prepare for emergencies by being ready, involved and informed.

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Governor McAuliffe Leads Virginia’s 16th Annual Checkpoint Strikeforce Campaign

August 31, 2017

With one-third of all U.S. traffic deaths over the Labor Day holiday weekend involving drunk drivers, and Virginia averaging a double-digit number of traffic fatalities during that time, Governor McAuliffe today joined other top state officials to outline plans to keep the commonwealth’s roadways safe this weekend and beyond.

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AG Herring Warns Virginians To Be Cautious When Donating To Assist Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

August 30, 2017

As Texas recovers from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring is encouraging Virginians to exercise caution as they consider donating money to assist victims in their recovery.

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MISSING: George Winstead

August 30, 2017

The Alexandria Police Department is asking for your assistance locating Walter “George” Winstead. He was last seen in the Del Ray neighborhood at 7:45 a.m. Aug. 28, 2017. UPDATE (3 p.m.): George Winstead has been found and is receiving assistance.

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Herring Warns Virginia Consumers Of Purebred Puppy Scam

August 25, 2017

Attorney General Mark R. Herring is warning Virginia consumers about an active fraud involving purebred puppies.

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Governor McAuliffe Creates Commonwealth Commission On Diversity, Equity And Inclusion

August 24, 2017

Governor Terry McAuliffe today signed Executive Order Number 69, creating the Commonwealth Commission on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

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