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19 hrs ago | Business Journal

Mason Metrics: Millennial employment by metro area

Of the 15 largest employment metros, the Washington area had the second-highest share of 25- to 34-year-olds in 2013, behind only Seattle.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Follow your stream

It's the Lubber Run today. The walk today traces the "run" as it leaves the Ballston Pond and goes underground, popping up in Ballston backyards before becoming apparent in the Lubber Run Park as it drains into the Four Mile Run.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Virginia Business

Metroa s Silver Line opens Sat. July 26

The opening of Metro's Silver Line will transform land use in Northern Virginia, according to the Coalition for Smarter Growth.

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Related Topix: Reston, VA, Herndon, VA, Arlington, VA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Loudoun Times

Judge rules county must pay $35K for Delgaudioa s legal fees

Loudoun County must pay $35,000 in attorney fees relating to the failed recall effort against county Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio .

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Related Topix: Loudoun County, VA, Sterling, VA, Arlington, VA

The Washington Post

Fairfax County approves funds for full-day Mondays at elementary schools

Ending a 40-year practice of half-day Mondays, the Fairfax County School Board voted Thursday to fund an effort to extend Monday classes for elementary schools, adding an extra 75 hours of instruction for students in kindergarten through sixth grade.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Prince William County, VA

Patch.com

TJ Park: County Working with Community to Explore Feasibility of New School

The Arlington County Board will ask a broad-based working group to evaluate, together with County staff, the feasibility of adding an elementary school to the Thomas Jefferson site, the county said in a news release this week.

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Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

Rail transit launches: Northern Virginia's Silver Line; Tucson's streetcar

Tucson's Streetcar started service this morning, with free service through the weekend, and a multitiude of special events and promotions.

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Related Topix: Downtown (Washington, DC), Dulles, VA, Loudoun County, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Patch.com

Arlington Campers Join Michelle Obama to Get the Word Out: Drink More Water

Have you heard about first lady Michelle Obama's latest initiative? To celebrate the one-year anniversary of her "Let's Move" campaign, she started a "Drink Up" campaign to encourage more Americans to drink water - more of it and more often.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Michelle Obama, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

Moon Landing Exhibit on Display at Arlington Library

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11a2s moon landing , the Aurora Hills Branch Library in Arlington County is showing an exhibit of Apollo-related documents.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA

Business Journal

WeWork conversion of office to micro apartments approved by Arlington

The Arlington County Board has approved Vornado's plan to transform an old 1960s Crystal City office building into micro-unit apartments.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA

Fairfax Times

Sullivan, Foster battling for vacant 48th District seat

Two candidates are engaged in a whirlwind special election campaign to fill the seat of longtime state Del.

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Related Topix: US News, Arlington, VA, McLean, VA, Virginia

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

Dog Stabbed, Silver Line, Wednesday Storms, Food Trucks and KISS in Concert

Patch has 31 community sites in Northern Virginia. Here are some of the top posts from the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Reston, VA

Patch.com

Report: Arlington County Probation Officer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl, 10

Woodbridge man Marco Antonio Silva, 40, charged July 9 with aggravated sexual battery involving a 10-year old girl is an Arlington County probation officer, according to a report by NBC-4.

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Related Topix: Woodbridge, VA, Prince William County, VA

The Washington Post

Washingtona s biggest real estate battle is beginning to look like a blowout.

The building on the left hasn't been built yet, but is mostly leased. The one across the street is complete but empty.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

800 New Jobs, Texting Tickets, Restaurant Inspections, Ghost Hunt, Silver Line and More

Patch has 31 sites in Va. and D.C. Here are some of the top posts from the past 24 hours.

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Related Topix: Reston, VA

Patch.com

Texting While Driving: Virginia's Worst Offenders

It's been one year since Virginia adopted its strictest law yet to curb texting while driving.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Fairfax County, VA, Prince William County, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Loudoun County, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

Va. Gov. announces 800 news jobs for Arlington County

Va. Gov. announces 800 news jobs for Arlington County Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Monday announced a development plan that will create 800 new jobs in Arlington County.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., US Politics, John Kerry, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Arlington, VA

Business Journal

Northern Virginia housing sales slow

Housing sales slowed significantly in Northern Virginia in June, and prices for the most part were lower than a year ago.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Loudoun County, VA, Alexandria, VA, Prince William County, VA

Patch.com

Arlington County Park to Get $2 Million Upgrade

A popular park across the street from the Pentagon City shopping center in Arlington will soon see $2 million in upgrades, according to a news release from Arlington County.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Arlington to require permits for pub crawls

Officials in Arlington will require the organizers of pub crawls to get a permit and pay for any county services the event uses.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA

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