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A Commission For Veterans in Alexandria?

Proposal to create a veterans’ commission moves forward.

The last two audience members at the Nov. 29 City Council meeting weren’t waiting on a docket item.

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Church Plan Ascending in Alexandria

Board approves Alfred Street Baptist Church expansion.

Alfred Street Baptist Church, one of the oldest faith communities in Alexandria, just passed the first major hurdle for ongoing plans for an expansion.

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‘Clawing Away For Information’ in Mount Vernon

Parents of Annie McCann pursue human trafficking as possible factor in her 2008 death.

For Mary Jane and Dan McCann, losing their 16-year-old daughter Annie was a personal catastrophe.

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Visionary Veterans Exhibit in Alexandria

New exhibit honors Navy inventors.

On the surface, they have little in common. Lewis Latimer was the child of escaped slaves while Maxime Faget dreamed of life beyond the stars nearly a century later.

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10,000th Kilowatt of Solar in Arlington

Potomac Solar Co-op members worked with VA SUN and the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (AIRE) to learn about solar energy.

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What’s New in Ballston?

Parks, Robberies, and Lingering Specter of Ballston’s Founding Father Haunt Civic Association Meeting.

Nearly 50 people crammed into a room at The Jefferson Hotel in Virginia Square designed to fit no more than 30.

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Out and About in Potomac

The Camaraderie of Hunters, Horses and Hounds at Thanksgiving Day Potomac Hunt

It was a time for teasing at the annual Thanksgiving Day Potomac Hunt meet at the Kiplinger’s historic “Montevideo” on River Road.

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Offering U-Haul in Alexandria

Computer & Cellular at 2790 Beacon Hill Road now offers U-Haul trucks, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pickup for boxes.

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Student Credited with Saving Neighbor’s Home in Alexandria

T.C. Williams High School senior Addison Guynn was presented with a Certificate of Heroism by Alexandria Fire Department earlier this month for his bravery and quick action in preventing a major fire at his neighbor’s home.

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‘Bountiful Tom Turkey’ in Alexandria

Students of Grace Episcopal School in Alexandria created an oversized, canned and boxed-food “Bountiful Tom Turkey” on Nov. 16.

Settlement Prompts Reforms in Arlington

In addition to a $250,000 settlement to the victim, the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office will be forced to implement $300,000 worth of new equipment and policy changes after failing to provide adequate communication services to Abreham Zemedagegehu, a deaf Ethiopian man.

Viewpoints in Shirlington

Asked on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 27.

‘What Is the Best Gift You Have Ever Given or Received?’

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Getting into the Holiday Spirit in Annandale

Just the thing to put people into the holiday spirit is “Christmas Undercover.”

Roundups: Centreville and Chantilly

Roundups: Centreville and Chantilly

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How To Help Our Neighbor’s Child in Centreville

Now in its 25th year, the nonprofit Our Neighbor’s Child (ONC) provides financially struggling, local families with new toys and clothes for the holidays.