3 hrs ago
1st day of classes brings changes for Va. schools
About 400,000 Virginia students are heading back to school in the Washington area and will find some changes this year.
7 hrs ago
Detroit Free Press
Mark Phelan: Best cars for man's best friend
A pet owner and her dog Izzie sit in her car outside her house in Alexandria, Va.
9 hrs ago
TTAB Posts September 2014 Hearing Schedule
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has scheduled five oral hearings for the month of September, as listed below.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Del Ray 'WOW' House: Craftsman with Wraparound Porch, Koi Pond
This four-bedroom, three-bath home at 12 W. Rosemont Ave. in Alexandria was built in 1917.
Labor Day Weather: Threat of Storms Sunday and Monday
Severe weather may impact some of the end-of-summer fun this Labor Day Weekend, according to the National Weather Service.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Voice of America
Cost to Raise a Child in US Continues to Rise
The cost of raising a child in the United States continues to rise. In its latest annual report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture says middle income families with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend more than $240,000 before that child turns 18. And sending that child to college more than doubles that amount.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Senior execs increasingly more hands-on in medical stop-loss decisions: Study
As high-cost medical claims continue to rise among employers that self-insure their group health benefits, the number of senior executives, financial officers and risk managers involving themselves in their company's decisions regarding stop-loss insurance is also increasing.
Arlington doctor indicted for Oxycodone distribution ring
Arlington doctor indicted for Oxycodone distribution ring An Arlington doctor and five co-conspirators were indicted Thursday for operating an illegal oxycodone distribution ring.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Erie Times News
Today in History for Aug. 29
On Aug. 29, 1944, 15,000 American troops of the 28th Infantry Division marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris as the French capital continued to celebrate its liberation from the Nazis.
American Legion Magazine
'There's a doughboy here today'
Robert J. Dalessandro, Chief of the U.S. Army Center for Military History addressed The American Legion's 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Aug. 28. Robert J. D'Allesandro asked his fellow members of The American Legion to close their eyes Thursday morning and imagine for a moment the spirit of World War I, the veterans who founded ... (more)
'WOW' House: Luxe Amenities, Views at The Oronoco in Alexandria
The Oronoco , Old Town Alexandria's latest luxe condo building, which has seen 54 of its 60 condos sell, according to its marketing team.
Weekend: Alexandria's War of 1812 Commemoration
Cheer on your fellow Alexandrians as they take on the British as part of the official Alexandria War of 1812 Challenge.
Howze Gives Proposals to Improve Streetcar
Alan Howze, the Democratic candidate for the Arlington County Board, has announced a new platform to improve the planned Columbia Pike and Crystal City streetcar .
Feds balk at court's order to explain no-fly list selection process
The Obama administration is fighting a federal judge's order requiring it to explain why the government places US citizens who haven't been convicted of any violent crimes on its no-fly database.
Jay's Giants Blog
This townhouse was one of the holdings of M.B. Harlow. He was the Donald Trump of his time, a real estate magnate and a familiar face in Alexandria.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
The Washington Post
Virginia reading scores remain stagnant on harder tests
Virginia students saw modest gains on state-mandated math tests while average scores on reading and writing exams stagnated, according to state results released Tuesday.
The Washington Post
Alexandria and Arlington crime report
These were among incidents reported by the Alexandria Police Department. For information, call 703-838-4636 or visit www.alexandriava.gov/police .
The Washington Post
Alexandria and Arlington Animal Watch
For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.
Wall Street Journal
Work & Family Mailbox
Q: Your recent column covered many reasons people don't take vacations. Don't some employers pay employees for unused vacation days? A: Yes, 8% of employers give employees cash for unused vacation days, according to a survey last February of 510 human-resource managers by the Society for Human Resource Management, an Alexandria, Va., professional ... (more)
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Daily Caller
Justice Dept. Opens New Asylum Gate For Guatemalans
The Department of Justice's board of immigration appeals has decided to let Guatemalan women win asylum in the United States if they claim to be victims of domestic violence.