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Alexandria, Virginia is located in Alexandria County. Zip codes in Alexandria, VA include 22302, 22334, and 22305. The median home price in Alexandria is $494,900 which is roughly $352/per square foot. More Alexandria information.

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4 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Capital Bikeshare adding more wheels

Capital Bikeshare is getting creative in order to keep its system growing, by adding more than two dozen used stations and more than 200 bikes from Ottawa, Canada. At least 10 of the "new" stations and bikes will be placed in D.C., and eight of the stations have already opened in Alexandria.

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8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Hottest Articles on BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com from 9/7/2014 - 9/14/2014

Below are BWWVisual ArtsWorld.com's most popular articles from 9/7/2014 - 9/14/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! This fall marks the worldwide release of BON JOVI: WORK, an extraordinary coffee table book that offers a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the top touring rock band in the world, by the band's official tour photographer, David Berg man, during two record-breaking world tours from 2010-2013.

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14 hrs ago | Patch.com

Old Town Alexandria 'WOW' House: Sophisticated Living Near Potomac, Jones Point Park

This week's Old Town Alexandria "WOW" house is located in the Backyard Boats community at 710 Potomac St. There's plenty of room here with three bedrooms and 4.5 baths. The neighborhood is steps away from the Potomac River and Jones Point Park.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Vanguard

What's age got to do with it?

Hi, Surfing through the internet, early Thursday morning, I came across this story that informed my decision on today's article. It is the story of newlywed couple, Edith Hill, 96 and Eddie Harrison, 95, from Alexandria, Virginia, USA which is currently causing ripples among family and even the court.

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Jay's Giants Blog

Old City Press

Walking along King Street this week, your exercising reporter took a left on to N. Fayette Street. Looking right, he saw Five Guys restaurant, a place he is proud to say he avoids these days.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Department of Commerce

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Welcomes Chinese Delegation

On September 11, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Deputy Director Michelle K. Lee discussed a number of key intellectual property issues at the Intellectual Property Rights Working Group meeting of the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade , co-chaired by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Deputy Director Lee welcomed Assistant Minister of the Chinese Ministry of Commerce, TONG Daochi and his delegation of Chinese IP officials this week for the opening of the JCCT meeting.

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TBD.com

Tall truck knocks out power lines in Alexandria

Power outages to around 500 customers were reported by Dominion Power near where the incident occurred, in the 1600 block of N. Van Dorn Street.

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The Washington Post

Lawyers appointed for Alexandria man accused in killings

A person of interest in three Va. killings, a grand jury found cause to believe he illegally had handguns as a convicted felon.

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Fairfax Times

a Streetcara pulls into Little Theatre of Alexandria

Whether you know “A Streetcar Named Desire” from the original play, the 1951 film starring Marlon Brando, or just the “Seinfeld” episode where a muscle relaxer-infused Elaine yells “Stella!” repeatedly, you're almost certain to have some knowledge of the play.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

2 potential cougar sightings in Alexandria

Officials in Fairfax County are warning residents after two possible sightings of a cougar in the area of an elementary school in Alexandria. Fairfax County Animal Control received two reported sightings of a large cat near Riverside Elementary School on Old Mount Vernon Road.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Washington Blade

Eclectic offerings

Among the season's big concert draws are Jennifer Holliday , Big Freedia and Cher . Lesbian singer-songwriter Melissa Ferrick performs at the Birchmere tonight at 7:30 p.m. Her latest album "The Truth Is" was released last year.

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Patch.com

73rd Historic Alexandria Homes Tour Set for Saturday, Sept. 27

Six private residences built in the 18th and 19th centuries, rich in the early history of Alexandria and now lovingly restored, will be featured Sept. 27 in the Tour of Homes in Historic Old Town Alexandria.

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Mass Transit

DASH Challenges Alexandrians to Try Transit

DASH joins other transit systems and local jurisdictions across the commonwealth to promote Try Transit Week, Sept. 15 -19, in coordination with the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation .

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WUSA-TV Washington

Police end search for suspect who crashed car in Alexandria

Police have reopened lanes of Route 1 near 1st Street in Alexandria after an unsuccessful search for a suspect. Shortly Police end search for suspect who crashed car in Alexandria ALEXANDRIA, Va.

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The Fresno Bee

a Baby-friendlya hospitals leave some mothers feeling slighted

Mothers are to nurse "on demand" whenever babies are hungry. No pacifiers are available.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Newsweek Ranks Union County Magnet High #2: Gov. Livingston #105

Thomas Jefferson High School in Alexandria, VA, finished #1 nationwide, according to the study. Newsweek based the order on which schools "do the best job of preparing students for college and overcome the obstacles posed by socioeconomic inequality" by using a College Readiness Score examining six factors: Enrollment Rate: 25 percent Graduation Rate: 20 percent Weighted AP/IB composite: 17.5 percent Weighted SAT/ACT composite: 17.5 percent Holding Power : 10 percent Counselor-to-Student Ratio: 10 percent Please pick some towns to customize the content of your e-news updates.

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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 .

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The Washington Post

Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunities

AHC needs volunteers once a week for an hour to tutor teens in the evenings or work with elementary students in the afternoons at six locations. For information, visit www.ahcinc.org , e-mail rozon@ahcinc.org or call 703-486-0626, Ext.

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KTOO-TV Juneau

Marriage Of 96-Year-Old Woman Raises Legal Questions

Edith Hill, 96, and Eddie Harrison, 95, shown here in their home in Annandale, Va., were married earlier this year. One of Hill's daughters says the marriage was improper and that Hill's estate is now in question.

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Patch.com

Mutts Matter: Meet Dougie

Introducing the fabulous Doug, a.k.a. Dougie. Dougie is a handsome American Staffordshire Terrier mix who has a unique brindle coat with golden undertones, pretty hazel eyes, and a big bully smile that will melt your heart.

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