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5 hrs ago | Fairfax County
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 14-28 Date: March 12, 2014 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a house fire, Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at ... (more)
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6 hrs ago | Examiner.com
If you're ready to "spring" into action and take advantage of temperatures that are-finally!-warming up, consider going to Washington, DC for the National Cherry Blossom Festival , March 20 - April 13. Just across the Potomac River from D.C. is Alexandria, Virginia , George Washington's hometown, poised to welcome visitors and support their ... (more)
7 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
Delaware authorities say state troopers found hundreds of cartons of untaxed cigarettes from North Carolina when they stopped a Virginia man.
D.C. FBI OFFICES We see a mail cart moving slowly, but with purpose, down the seemingly cavernous hallway, following a painted line on the floor.
This column is an excerpt from Tom Purcell's new book, "Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!" available at amazon.com .) It was on St. Patrick's Day 1988 when an unexpected visitor arrived at Pat Troy's Irish pub in Alexandria, Va -- President Ronald Reagan.
Queen of Apostles Catholic Church in Alexandria, Virginia is seeking an experienced leader to serve as our Director of Operations and Stewardship.
March Third Friday brings you new fresh art exhibits, entertainment and dining along with the annual "Pot-of-Gold" Scavenger Hunt on March 21, from 6 to 9 p.m., and again on Saturday, March 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. You have to go into each of the businesses, find the clue and the sales person will mark the clue you found with a special stamp.
A 16.5-acre property originally part of George Washington 's Mount Vernon estate just sold for $18.6 million, the highest sale price in the Washington area in more than two-and-a-half years.
"By war's end, approximately half a million formerly enslaved people and other African American freedmen had sought protection behind Union lines.
SNIPPET: "A Reston man who federal officials said sold $250,000 worth of machinery parts from American manufacturers to Iranian companies pleaded guilty to felony charges in U.S. Federal Court in Alexandria on Thursday.
Several of the 11 Democrats running in the 8th congressional District race will be kicking off their campaigns in coming days.
Slowly but surely, the remake of the waterfront in Alexandria is moving forward.
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A Washington, D.C., area hotel deal invites travelers to enjoy the annual show of cherry blossoms.