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  1. Rodent kill: Tales from the front lines of the rat warsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    I'm embarrassed to admit that most of my knowledge of the common rat - Rattus norvegicus - comes from two artifacts of 1970s pop culture: a horror novel by James Herbert called "The Rats" and the movie "Willard." Actually, it wasn't "Willard."

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  2. Zinefest, Mount Rainier Choir Festival, Stained glass exhibit, concerts, fitness.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon: For children from 18 months to 5 years. St. Paul's Explorers Summer Camp continues on a week-to-week basis through Aug. 19. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 228 S. Pitt St., Alexandria.

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  3. Dying is hard. Death doulas want to help make it easier.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Craig Phillips, an end-of-life doula with Gilchrist Hospice Care in Baltimore, pauses before entering the room of a dying patient. Before he enters the room, Craig Phillips pauses for a deep exhale.

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  4. With new $250 million venture, Washington developer turns America's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    At left, a loft configured as an apartment. At right, the same unit arranged as an office.

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  5. Travis Vick reaches US Junior Amateur quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Washington Post

    Australia's Min Woo Lee discusses a putt on the eighth green with his caddie during the fourth day of the 69th U.S. Junior Amateur Golf Championship, Thursday, July 21, 2016 in Ooltewah, Tenn. THE DAILY CITIZEN OUT; NOOGA.COM OUT; CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT OOLTEWAH, Tenn.

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  6. Arlington board wrangles transit, development issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    Arlington's streetcar project was killed more than 18 months ago, but the controversy lives on, as Columbia Pike residents said the county's new transit development plan "does not even come close" to providing the premium bus service promised at that time. After attempting to answer the complaints, the County Board, in its last meeting before its summer break, voted 5 to 0 to pass the major update to its bus system.

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  7. Community tries to resurrect an Alexandria landmark closed by fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Al's Steak House owner Dorothy Breeding chats with Maryanna Severson, the sister of the longtime owner John Severson, as friend Alice Manor eats a cheesesteak during a fundraiser Thursday night. A fire shut the doors of Al's Steak House last week, but that didn't stop hundreds of people from lining up outside of an Alexandria restaurant Thursday night for the Del Ray neighborhood's most famous cheesesteak sandwich.

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  8. Religion events from around the Washington areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon: Children from 18 months to 5 years are invited to attend St. Paul's Explorers Summer Camp. The program continues on a week-to-week basis through Aug. 19. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 228 S. Pitt St., Alexandria.

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  9. Fairfax police charge doctor with sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County police have charged an Alexandria-area doctor with sexual battery after a patient accused him of touching him inappropriately during a medical exam. Fausto Fernandez, 75, of Alexandria, turned himself in to police Thursday more than three weeks after the victim came forward to investigators.

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  10. The 2016 race is good for book deals. Bernie Sandersa s isna t the only one to spring from the trail.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    The 2016 race is good for book deals. Bernie Sanders's isn't the only one to spring from the trail.

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  11. Ignoring an American imprisoned in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

    While pocketing $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid, the Egyptian government of Abdel Fatah al-Sissi is waging war against what it describes as an American-inspired plot to divide and destroy the country. The Obama administration's response to this vicious campaign, which has included prosecuting U.S.-backed nongovernmental organization in Cairo and seeding the state media with poisonous anti-American propaganda, is to pretend that it isn't happening.

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  12. KidsPost readers hit the road and bring us alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    Alessandra Williams, 13, and Vivien Williams, 10, traveled from Arlington, Virginia, to Ocracoke, North Carolina. The Outer Banks island is reachable only by ferry or small plane.

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  13. In the galleries: This art is begging to be touched, even lickedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    One of the first things visitors to "Please Touch" will encounter is a dirty trick. Charles Benjamin Rosecrans's piece, just inside Target Gallery's front door, sports a handle that appears to operate it.

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  14. Here's a look at how many Uber and Lyft drivers have registered with state of VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    For years, taxi drivers in Virginia have been complaining about the ride-sharing apps that have cut into their business. Finally, a year after Uber and Lyft drivers were allowed to operate legally in the commonwealth, the state has some evidence of what's going on.

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  15. Northern Virginia man accused of supporting the Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | The Washington Post

    Haris Qamar wanted to join the Islamic State, authorities said. But when the Burke, Va., resident tried in 2014, his parents took his passport.

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  16. Prep stars Noah Lyles, Kate Murphy advance at U.S. Olympic track and field trialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Washington Post

    Noah Lyles, a recent graduate of T.C. Williams High, won his 200 heat in 20.04, the fastest time in the first round. Even Noah Lyles was a bit surprised when he crossed the finish line at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials Thursday and spotted the scoreboard.

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  17. Fire damages Al's Steak House in Alexandria on re-opening dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Washington Post

    A fire broke out at Al's Steak House in Alexandria and damaged the shop's one-story building on re-opening day. Just hours after re-opening following the death of its longtime owner, the iconic Alexandria eatery suffered a catastrophic fire Wednesday afternoon that it closed indefinitely.

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  18. 7 things to do in D.C., Maryland and Virginia from July 7-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Washington Post

    July 7 & 11: Fort Reno Fort Reno Park, 3800 Donaldson Place NW; Thu. a & Mon., 7-9:30 p.m., free.

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  19. Metro's SafeTrack program enters Surge #3 with shutdowns on Blue, Yellow linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Washington Post

    A view of the National Airport Metro stop on July 6 when Metro's SafeTrack program entered Surge #3. Metro launched the third phase of its major repair program Wednesday with a project that mostly affects commuters in Northern Virginia with the shutdown of parts of two lines, including the area near Reagan National Airport.

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  20. Metro's SafeTrack Surge #3 starts tonight. Here's how you can avoid it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Washington Post

    Commuters in Northern Virginia have several options to avoid this week's Metro shutdown between the National Airport and Braddock Road Metro stations that starts at 8 p.m. tonight. But before we walk you through some of the options, here's a reminder of what this surge is all about.

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