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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 $495,000 which is roughly $348/per square foot. More Alexandria information.

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51 min ago | Patch.com

Outdoor Fire Spreads to Four Backyards in 22307

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue units responded to an outside fire Monday at approximately 5:30 p.m., in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County.

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4 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

More toll lanes could be coming to the region's roads

As the region makes a list of projects it hopes will become reality in the next decades, a conversation is beginning about adding toll lanes into Washington and elsewhere as well.

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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Clear leaders emerge in primary races in Northern Virginia, finance reports show

Both Republican Barbara Comstock, in the 10th district, and Democrat Don Beyer, in the 8th District, were far ahead of their opponents in raising funds for their respective contests to win party nominations.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Alexandria Gazette-Packet

Families, Community Advocate For Special Education Graduates

Advocates for Fairfax County special education graduates gather at the public hearing on the budget on April 10. Photo by Janelle Germanos .

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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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Examiner.com

Old Town Alexandria Businesses Launch Cobblestone Runway Lookbook Project

Local Old Town Alexandria businesses - Zoe Boutique, Bishop Boutique, The Dog Park and Sugar House Day Spa and Salon - have combined forces to launch the inaugural Cobblestone Runway lookbook.

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Patch.com

Help Clean Up Fort Hunt Park on April 27

Celebrate National Park Week with a cleanup and celebration of Fort Hunt Park on the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Alexandria.

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Patch.com

Animal Control Report: Bat in the House, Abandoned Pug, Baby Squirrels

The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria and Animal Control Officers responded to the following calls: Bat in the House: In the 1000 block of Bashford Lane, on April 1, officers responded to a report of a bat that had entered a residence and had physical contact with the occupant.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Record

Yellen says Fed may need to get stricter with banks

Fed Chair Janet Yellen suggested Tuesday that current regulatory rules might not be enough to prevent the kind of risk-taking that triggered the 2008 financial crisis and nearly toppled the entire banking system.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Brush fire destroys sheds, causes $75K of damage

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A brush fire in Alexandria spread and destroyed sheds on Monday evening, say Fairfax County Fire and Rescue officials.

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Patch.com

In Alexandria: Pharrell's Hat Subject of Pop Art Piece in Art League Gallery Exhibit

Recognize the famous topper? Pharrell's hat is on exhibit this month in The Art League Gallery - well, an Andy Warhol-like interpretation of the now iconic hat is on exhibit.

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The Washington Post

Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunities

American Association for the Advancement of Science needs scientists, engineers, mathematicians and physicians to assist K-12 STEM teachers.

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Patch.com

Fairfax County Warns of Possible Street Flooding

Due to rainfall Tuesday afternoon, Fairfax County is predicting possible street flooding in some low-lying areas of the county.

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Jay's Giants Blog

Cameron Rises Again

Real estate geeks in the DMV got some small but noteworthy news last week. As reported by Daniel J. Sernovitz with The Washington Business Journal , Arlington-based Paradigm Development Co.

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Art Daily

Jeffrey S. Evans auction of Palmer Collection shows strength of southern decorative arts market

In a 714-lot, nine-hour marathon session, Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates sold the entire Americana collection of the late John and Lil Palmer of Purcellville Virginia to a standing-room only crowd on April 5. The Palmers were tragically killed in a single-car accident last July.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Daily Caller

Virginia cops constantly photograph random people's license plates

Police officers in Alexandria, Virginia, frequently take pictures of the license plates of random vehicles all over the city - meaning that people's addresses, work locations and daily routines are well known to the authorities who collect such information and store it for stretches of time.

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Patch.com

Police: Juvenile Says Man Followed, Sexually Assaulted Her

A man is accused of sexual battery after an incident last week when a juvenile girl says she was followed and assaulted after leaving a restaurant, according to Fairfax City Police.

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ARLnow.com

County Releases Bakery from Arlington Mill Lease

The new Arlington Mill Community Center will remain without a full-time food vendor for the foreseeable future.

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Patch.com

Firm Losing $6.6 Million in National Science Foundation Brokerage Commission?

An Arlington firm that helped negotiate the deal to bring the National Science Foundation to Alexandria is apparently missing out on a $6.6 million brokerage commission, according to a recent report by the Washington Business Journal.

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Fairfax County

Alexandria Area Townhouse Fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-36 Date: April 14, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Friday, April 11, 2014, at ... (more)

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