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‘I Will Always Refuse’

Display chronicles historic library protest

It was a peaceful protest, virtually ignored by newspapers across the country.

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Universities Measure Heat Disparities in Virginia

Marymount professor and student join ‘Heat Watch’ effort.

Enduring dangerously high temperatures, Marymount University student Bader Hakami and biology professor Susan Agolini spent a day working as community scientists.

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Silver Anniversary, Grande Finale

Last performance for Bowen McCauley Dance Company to celebrate final performance, at Kennedy Center

Lucy Bowen has decided to go out with a bang.

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Mom's Organic Market: Stewards of the Land

Putting their mission statement front and center

Team Members at Mom's Organic Market take environmental restoration seriously.

Obituary: Thomas “Tommy” Lacey Jr.

Recent T.C. graduate dies at 18

Tommy Lacey was a towering figure.

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart Olympic Gators

Phoebe Bacon '20 and Katie Ledecky '15, both of Stone Ridge, swim in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

It is essentially unheard of to have two Olympians from the same high school participate in the Olympics together, said Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, which had alumnae Phoebe Bacon (Class of 2020) and Katie Ledecky (Class of 2015) swim for Team USA in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Noah Lyles Takes Bronze

Chance for gold in 4x100m final Aug. 6

Alexandria’s Noah Lyles, one of the most talked about athletes leading up to the Tokyo Olympic Games, left the world’s biggest athletic stage with a bronze medal in the men’s 200-meter final Aug. 4 at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

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‘Service Above Self’: De Candio takes helm of Alexandria Rotary Club

After more than a year of virtual meetings, the Rotary Club of Alexandria gathered in person to formally install Pam De Candio as the 93rd club president at the organization’s July 27 meeting at Belle Haven Country Club.

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Living Legends of Alexandria: Sister Act

Lindsey Swanson and Katey Halasz honored as Living Legends

When 18-year-old Kelley Swanson died just a few weeks after her graduation from T.C. Williams High School in 2005, her family wanted her spirit of giving and desire to help others to continue.

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Rock Spring UCC in Arlington Donates $24,000 to Power Rural Clinics in India During COVID

One man’s journey lights a village.

Save a life with a reliable solar panel in a medical clinic in rural India.

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Cooper Middle School Seventh-grader Wins Young Scientists Challenge

Kriesh Tivare announced to be a State Merit Winner for a wireless charging project

As electric cars are taking over the car industry, charging stations have become a more common sight.

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Pressure for Athletic Success Can Lead to Stress

Balancing the need for athletic achievement with emotional wellbeing

Practicing with her club track team three days each week, training with a private coach on the other four days and balancing a challenging academic workload led to a stressful school year for Alexandria high school senior Alexis McCormick.

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Potomac Streets Were Named for Defenders of Slavery

Now those streets bear the names of two important leaders of the historic African-American Scotland community.

Joined by the families of Geneva Mason and William Dove, three new street signs were installed in Potomac to honor these two African American historical figures and replace signs named after Confederate generals.

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‘Telling Our Stories’ in Alexandria

Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery is the first Virginia site added to African American Civil Rights Network

They were fleeing the bondage of slavery.