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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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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.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Insurance

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.

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WUSA-TV Washington

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.

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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.

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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)

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Patch.com

'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.

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Patch.com

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.

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ARLnow.com

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 .

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Ars Technica

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.

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Jay's Giants Blog

M.B. Harlow

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.

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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.

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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

Alexandria and Arlington Animal Watch

For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774.

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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)

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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.

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USA Today

More laid-off workers find jobs in their fields

A growing number of displaced workers are getting jobs in the industries they left - a hallmark of a strengthening recovery.

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Patch.com

Living Legends of Alexandria Plans Theater Night at MetroStage

The public is invited to attend Living Legends of Alexandria's Theatre Night at MetroStage Saturday, Sept.

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Patch.com

WMATA's Metroway Bus Now In Operation on Route 1

The Crystal City-Potomac Yard Transitway opened Sunday, with the introduction of WMATA's new "Metroway" service.

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Jay's Giants Blog

Capital Bikeshare now in Del Ray, Carlyle and North Old Town

During the week of August 18, the City of Alexandria doubled their station count by adding eight new Capital Bikeshare stations in the Del Ray and Carlyle neighborhoods.

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WTOP-FM Washington

Fantasy football, real fundraising

Fantasy football has become a rite of fall for millions of Americans. As the hobby has grown, it has spawned a multibillion dollar industry and even a successful television show rooted in the obsessive nature that such leagues can create.

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