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Hammond Middle School Wins Virginia Breakfast Challenge

April 24, 2017

Francis C. Hammond Middle School was named a winner in the Virginia Breakfast Challenge. The school will receive a $4,000 grant to use for technology enhancements, field trips or playground equipment as well as equipment for their breakfast program.

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ADL Washington, DC Region Sees Increase In Anti-Semitic Incidents In First Quarter Of 2017

April 24, 2017

Today, the Anti-Defamation League reported an increase in anti-Semitic incidents during the first quarter of 2017, compared to both 2016 and 2015 records.

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Giant To Host Free Health Screenings April 29 At Select Pharmacies

April 24, 2017

To help customers achieve and maintain healthier lifestyles, Giant Food of Landover, Md. is offering free health screenings at select in-store pharmacies.

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Lyles-Crouch Principal Receives VAESP Award Of Excellence

April 24, 2017

Lyles-Crouch Principal Patricia Zissios received the Don Lacey Award for Excellence from the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals. VAESP selected Zissios for her outstanding work in advancing student achievement, innovative programs, instructional leadership, school and community relations, and technology initiatives.

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Alexandria Man Dies After Moped Crash

April 23, 2017

Arlington County police responded to the 2400 block of S. Glebe Road at approximately 5:40 p.m. on April 22, for the report of a single-vehicle crash involving a moped. ACFD medics administered CPR before transporting Virgiliro Lopez, 45, of Alexandria, to George Washington University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Beyer Defends Science And Scientific Research At Rally Before Marching For Science

April 22, 2017

This morning Virginia Congressman Don Beyer (D-8) addressed a group of constituents, scientists and defenders of science outside the U.S. Capitol. He spoke of the need to protect scientific integrity and funding for scientific agencies against attacks from hostile officials. Following his brief remarks to the rally near the Capitol, Rep. Beyer took part in the March for Science.

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Fraudsters Convicted Of Operating Nationwide Home Mortgage Scam

April 22, 2017

Three co-conspirators who operated a nationwide, multi-year “home mortgage modification” fraud that scammed hundreds of victims out of at least $10 million were convicted Friday by a federal jury in Alexandria.

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Man Dies In Arlington County Detention Facility

April 21, 2017

Bennie Turner, 40, was released Thursday, April 20, at 10:00 a.m. as a result of a court-ordered furlough for an ill family member. He returned to the Arlington County Detention Facility on time at 2:00 p.m. and after being processed back into the facility, he was returned to his housing unit at 2:31 p.m. He was found unconscious in his cell at 4:48 p.m. Deputies and medical staff began immediate resuscitation efforts after finding him non-responsive.

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Alexandria Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming More Than $500,000

April 21, 2017

Adelaja Allen Arojuraye, 45, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty today to a 15-year fraud scheme to obtain $366,716 in federal financial aid through U.S. Department of Education programs, stealing $136,000 in federal grant funds from the National Science Foundation, and making a false statement to receive a United States passport.

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City Of Alexandria Responds to Governor’s Action On Legislation Regarding Water Quality Projects

April 21, 2017

The City of Alexandria has been notified that the Governor has signed House Bill 2383 and Senate Bill 898, which require Alexandria to remediate its four combined sewer outfalls by July 1, 2025.

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