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Teachable Moments: Two faces of George Mason reflected slavery's tyranny
"Every master of slaves is born a petty tyrant," argued delegate George Mason during the debates over how the Constitution should be framed.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Chicago is a big tax burden for business travelers
Forewarned is forearmed. Chicago is not a happy place for road warriors who dislike being heavily taxed.
Fort Belvoir Fatality, 'Goat Vote,' Airport Shuttle Driver Charged and a Leg Lamp Light Display
"A Christmas Story" turns 30 this year and there are few things from the 1980s that say Christmas like the "fragilA©" display of a lamp in the shape of a woman's leg with a frilly lampshade on top.
DC-Area 'Ready for Hillary' Group to Gather Thursday for Kickoff
By Mary Ann Barton Ready for Hillary , the SuperPAC gathering support for a potential run for president by Hillary Clinton, will gather Thursday in DC for a kickoff event for DC-area supporters.
Game-Changing Shift Occurring in Cancer Discovery and Treatment
ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Research advances that have come to fruition over the past year demonstrate extraordinary progress in the fight against cancer, according to a new report released today by the American Society of Clinical Oncology .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
G8 Capital Acquires $35 Million Commercial Loan Secured by an Office...
G8 Capital is on track to exceed $100 million in commercial loan acquisitions in 2013.
Rick Springfield to play Sold Out Show at The Birchmere
Grammy Award winning musician Rick Springfield is scheduled to play a solo, stripped down and intimate show at the sold out Birchmere Music Hall on Thursday, December 12, 2013.
Power Outages Continue in Alexandria and Fairfax County
As of 10:15 a.m. Monday, Dominion Virginia Power reported 65,057 customers across Northern Virginia without power.
Big storm dumps snow on East Coast, travel dicey
The storm that coated parts of Texas in ice struck with unexpected force Sunday on the East Coast, blanketing some spots in a foot of snow, grinding highways to a halt, causing power outages, and closing schools or delaying start times.
Comcast Alternatives, Potomac Yard Metro and Rick Springfield
Del Ray Citizens Association meeting - Alexandria City Councilman Justin Wilson will discuss early efforts to bring new broadband options and Comcast alternatives to Alexandria and Del.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Port City Dispatches: Scottish Walk, Murder Investigation, Restaurant News and ACPS Superintendent
Alexandria Police Chief Earl Cook said Wednesday detectives continue to actively investigate the 2003 murder of Nancy Dunning a decade after it occurred, though there remain no viable suspects in the case.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Jay's Giants Blog
Book Review: "The Lizard King was Here, the Life and Times of Jim...
Book Review: "The Lizard King was Here, the Life and Times of Jim Morrison in Alexandria, Virginia," by Mark Opsasnick Lobo's sermon clarified the notion that Jim Morrison, for all the poetry he created, the celebrity he endured, and the mystery he embraced, had spent formative years in Alexandria, a largely overlooked period of time of which only ... (more)
Animal Control Report: Canine Reunion, Bookish Bat
Animal Control officers in Alexandria deal with a variety of calls every week. Here's a glance at some recent incidents in the city courtesy of Patrick Egan of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria .
Electrical Construction and Maintenance
Dominion Electric Supply Opens Alexandria, Virginia Location
Established in 1940, Dominion Electric Supply Company now operates eight branches and three lighting showrooms in the Baltimore Washington Metro Area.
Advice for gardeners as temperatures drop
Renee in Alexandria, Va., has a very timely question. She writes: "I've got lettuce, spinach and kale still doing nicely in my garden, but I've never grown them before in the fall.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Global HR group opening state advocacy office
The Society for Human Resource Management will open its first state advocacy and membership engagement office in Sacramento early next year.
'Chinese Bulger' wakes up in hospital
SOUTH Africans will have 10 days of mourning before Nelson Mandela's funeral as thousands continue to pay tribute to 'the father of the nation'.
Weird News: Deer Goes Shopping, Piece of Ear Goes Missing, Nerds Go...
Editor's Note: Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and D.C., and not a day goes by that something weird isn't happening somewhere in the area.