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Community Stakeholders Breakfast

November 14, 2018

Join our discussion forum to address and find solutions for some of the most critical issues facing our community: including hunger, housing/shelter, parent support, transportation and our high school dropout rate.

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City Leaders Move To Open-up Old Maintenance Yard

November 14, 2018

Letter to the Editor: Leaders of the Office of Historic Alexandria are hosting a "Community Open-House" at Fort Ward Park & Museum this Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm to explain the draft interpretive plan for Fort Ward. The plan has been prepared by OHA staff, their consultant and hand-picked experts.

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Six Reasons Why Amazon’s Commitment Is A Win For The Entire Capital Region

November 14, 2018

Opinion: Greater Washington Partnership

Amazon has created an unprecedented opportunity for the Capital Region—from Baltimore to Richmond—to tell our region's unique and compelling story. Before today we all said, "If one wins, we all win," because an Amazon commitment to the Capital Region undeniably benefits us all. Today, we affirm that Amazon's decision is a Capital Region victory for six reasons:

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Beyer Presses Passage Of NO HATE Act Following Third Annual Rise In Hate Crimes

November 14, 2018

Today, Rep. Don Beyer called for the House of Representatives to pass the NO HATE Act following the release of the 2017 hate crime statistics, which showed a rise in hate crimes in the U.S. for the third consecutive year.

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Project Journey Update – Fall 2018

November 14, 2018

Reagan National Airport is undergoing major improvements to better serve our customers.

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Landmark Mall Re-Planning Process Kick-Off Meeting

November 14, 2018

The Landmark Mall Re-Planning Process will officially launch with a community meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. in the Cameron Station Great Room, 200 Cameron Station Boulevard. 

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More Than One Million People In The Washington Metro Area To Travel This Thanksgiving, The Most Since 2005

November 14, 2018

Counting blessings and giving thanks, 1.3 million people living in and around Washington, D.C. are expected to venture 50 miles or more from their homes during the extended Thanksgiving holiday travel weekend. Such is the appeal of the fourth Thursday of November each year.

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City Of Alexandria Celebrates The Reopening And Restocking Of Lake Cook

November 14, 2018

Join the City of Alexandria in celebrating the newly renovated Lake Cook at 4001 Eisenhower Avenue on Friday, Nov. 16, from 8 to 10 a.m. The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will be restocking Lake Cook for the first time since the lake was closed for work in 2017, and City staff will be on hand to talk about the improvements and distribute eco-friendly literature and giveaways.

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Florence King November Living Legeng

November 14, 2018

The numbers don’t change very much from year to year. As high as 14% of Americans are classified as illiterate. Despite multitudes of programs designed to reduce that rate, the needle doesn’t seem to move.

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Kaine, Hatch Introduce Bipartisan Bill To Protect Veterans, Low-Income Families From Housing Discrimination

November 14, 2018

U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) yesterday introduced the Fair Housing Improvement Act of 2018 to protect veterans and low-income families from housing discrimination. The proposed legislation would expand the Fair Housing Act’s protections to prohibit housing discrimination based on source of income or veteran status, giving more families access to affordable housing and a shot at economic mobility.

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