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  1. The FDR Presidential Library & Museum, Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Examiner.com

    Created by the FDR Presidential Library's Education staff with the support of the Pare Lorentz Center, Teachable Moments are short films are designed to assist primary and secondary school students. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the first presidential library.

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  2. The FDR Presidential Library & Museum, Part IRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Examiner.com

    Created by the FDR Presidential Library's Education staff with the support of the Pare Lorentz Center, Teachable Moments are short films are designed to assist primary and secondary school students. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the first presidential library.

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  3. Sassy ceramics: Potters 'pour it on' at Scope GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Examiner.com

    The Washington Ceramic Guild is serving up has filled the Scope Gallery with splashy work that would add excitement to summer servings and parties. Let Tracie Griffith Tso carry the description while Arlington Art Examiner focuses on individual artists.

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  4. The identification and autopsy of John Wilkes BoothRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Examiner.com

    Following his death in northern Virginia on April 26, the body of John Wilkes Booth was taken by wagon and then by the steam ship John S. Ide to Alexandria, Virginia. From there his body was taken by tugboat to the Washington Naval Yard where an autopsy was performed on boat the monitor Montauk which was docked at the Naval Yard.

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  5. DC Boundary Stone gets rededicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Examiner.com

    Boundary Stone Southeast number 6 was rededicated on Saturday, May 2 following a two year process of reconstruction and replacement after the stone was badly damaged during a car accident. Support from the Martha Washington Chapter of the DC Daughters of the American Revolution and the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia made the rededication ceremony possible.

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  6. FPSF 2015: The Metal and Hard Rock ActsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | Examiner.com

    While hip-hop has a huge draw and indie rock will always bring out the ever-present hipster contingent, no music festival is complete without some ground-pounding, head-banging, hip-shaking hard rock. This year's boot-stomping bands include pioneering Stoner/Doom metal band Pentagram, Nawlins voodoo rockers Goatwhore and Buzz favorites thelastplaceyoulook.

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  7. Show American Sniper at MarylandRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Has the First Amendment to the United States Constitution been suspended at the University of Maryland in College Park? Has my alma mater become a place where diversity of thought and speech are no longer paramount to the campus experience? Because of a petition, sponsored by the Muslim Student Association, signed by less than one percent of the student body, the showing of the film American Sniper has been cancelled. The film, about a decorated American war hero, Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, who served four tours of duty in Iraq, has been dubbed controversial mostly by people who have yet to view the movie.

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  8. Alexandria Celebrates Cinco de Mayo May 1stRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Alexandria will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo on May 1st. This gives you an opportunity to enjoy an evening that will give you a "Taste of Cinco de Mayo" with food, music and dance.

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  9. Catastrophe averted, personal bankruptcies skyrocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2009 | Examiner.com

    Seizing upon some rather dubious unemployment figures, the Obama administration now claims to have saved the U.S. economy from "catastrophe" - - like some sort of economic super hero . You see, in the real world you can't actually lower the unemployment rate without putting people to work.

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  10. Will texting lead to shallow thinking in church?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2009 | Examiner.com

    A June editorial piece published in USA Today discussed the impact of texting on student behavior and learning. The author, a high school teacher in Alexandria, VA, provides some startling insight into teen text behavior and its implications: According to the Nielson Co., in the forth quarter of 2008 teens averaged 80 texts per day, which is double from one year earlier.

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  11. Up scope: What's happening at the Scope Gallery?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The Kiln Club sounds like a bunch of gardeners this time of year. Tracie Griffith Tso let's us all know that it is springtime.

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  12. Pottery at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens' Lilac PavillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The Kiln Club is moving their artful and functional pottery around to different venues, and the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens' Lilac Pavillion is one of them. This is cool because it is part of the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.

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  13. It Was That April Night, 1865Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The following story is a retelling of an incident in 1865. Quotes were added to give emphasis on the incident.

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  14. MDAA Produces New Report on Japanese Missile DefenseRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Recently, the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance, a non - profit based in Alexandria, Virginia, produced a new report on the state of missile defense in Japan . MDAA was founded by Riki Ellison who is one of the top lay experts in the field of missile defense.

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  15. Top Missile Defense Expert Hosting Event in ArizonaRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Top missile defense expert, Riki Ellison is hosting an event in Arizona today. Ellison is the founder of the Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance based in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  16. Top MD Expert Writes Rebuttal To Recent la Times Story On SBX MD SystemRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Recently, a top missile defense expert, Riki Ellison wrote a rebuttal to his members about a two - part series the LosAngeles Times wrote on the SBX Missile Defense System. Ellison, one of the top lay experts in the field of missile defense went point by point through the LA Times stories rebutting each point.

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  17. Looking for an Easter Egg Hunt? Check Out Lee-Fendall HouseRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Examiner.com

    On April 3-5, 2015 the Lee Fendall House will sponsor its annual Easter Egg Hunt . They are located at .

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  18. Alexandria To Host The Sydney Music Tour April 7thRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Alexandria will host the Perth College & Aquinas College-Sydney Music Tour, Tuesday, April 7th, at 3 p.m., at Market Square, located at 301 King St. Admission is free, and attendees are welcome to bring chairs or sit around the bench seating in front of City Hall. Perth College is one of the oldest schools for girls in Western Australia from Kindergarten to Year 12 and Aquinas College educates boys from Year 4 to Year 12. The concert will feature three ensembles, each established in 2010.

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  19. Alexandria To Host 22nd Annual Earth Day April 25thRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Alexandria will host the 22nd Annual Alexandria Earth Day and Arbor Day celebration at Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr., on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This year's theme is "It's Your Turn to Lead!" highlighted by the Fifth Annual Upcycling Showcase. The showcase features students from the Alexandria City Public Schools showing their upcycling creations based on the theme by modeling fashions created by them from upcycled materials, as well as their music, dance, literature and visual arts.

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  20. Suspects at large in Fairfax County, boy found deadRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2015 | Examiner.com

    A possible drug deal gone badly may have been the cause of a man shot several times last night around 8 p.m. in Alexandria, Va. inside a home.

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