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Vernon Miles

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Lions and Tigers and Bears

County constricts exotic animal regulations.

The Mailman

One of city’s first African American mailmen, and longtime civic activist, dies.

Even for those who didn't know his name, Arthur Martin Nelson was the face of the community.

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Paint by Numbers

New study shows Torpedo Factory as top ranked city attraction.

The Torpedo Factory is the biggest attraction in Alexandria to people already in the Torpedo Factory — it’s getting people there that’s the trouble.

Above and Beyond

Council exceeds city manager’s recommended maximum tax rate.

In a year of new fees and a proposed real estate tax increase, the Alexandria City Council upped the ante by surpassing the recommended maximum tax rate to provide more funding to city schools.

School's Out

City schools close after teachers take day off.

Women take the Day Off in Alexandria

Strategic Plan Part 3: Well-Managed Government

Plan calls for flexible funding and greater accessibility.

Alexandria strategic plan.

The Battle of Jones Point Park

Old Town Gets Medieval

Live-action fantasy role playing game

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Pioneering Change For Autism

University of Virginia seminar studies tension between “The Science & Lived Experience of Autism.”

Despite a recent surge in attention and research over the past decade about autism, controversy exists.

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A Family Divided

Uncle against Nephew in the center of 2015 Murder Case

Murder in Old Town in 2015

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