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  1. Two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Alexandria lists for $315,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | The Washington Post

    When your ideal property is a two-bedroom residence with some outdoor space, an easy commute and nearby amenities, yet your budget is capped at $400,000, a condo could be your best choice in the expensive Washington region. Just make sure you include the monthly condo fee in your housing budget and understand what the fee covers.

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  2. Virginia driver's license suspensions 'trap' poor people in a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Washington Post

    People wait in line at a Department of Motor Vehicles office in Alexandria, Va. ) A long-simmering federal class-action lawsuit that claims Virginia unjustly suspends the driver's licenses of those unable to pay fines returned to court this week when advocates for the poor sought to immediately stop the practice.

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  3. What's worse than nosy neighbors? How about noisy neighbors?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Well, what do you hear exactly? Sometimes, one can't be sure. I recently asked readers to share tales of strange noises they've heard from their neighbors.

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  4. How Prosecutors Use Immunity Deals to Bolster CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The Blind Justice statue stands outside of District Court in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Former Donald Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's former right-hand man, Rick Gates, returns today to testify about how he helped his boss conceal millions of dollars and defraud banks that provided loans.

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  5. The Daily 202: A terrible day for Trump could foretell more bad days to comeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | Washington Post

    THE BIG IDEA: Tuesday was one of the worst days of President Trump's 19 months in power. It might also be a harbinger of worse days ahead.

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  6. Yes, Paul Manafort is on trial for crimes in the U.S. But his work in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Washington Post

    During Paul Manafort's trial for tax evasion and bank fraud, the public has heard over-the-top tales of illicit trysts in London , ostrich leather jackets and overpriced antique rugs . Bankers, IRS agents and accountants have testified at length about how Manafort defrauded financial institutions and the U.S. government.

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  7. Happy Hour RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Brett M. Kavanaugh writes in an email that he's a fan of the Spanish tapas hot spot Jaleo. He was pressed on whether official memos should be single- or double-spaced.

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  8. An argument for 'The Twist' to replace the national anthem before sporting eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Frankly, it cheapens "The Star-Spangled Banner" to blast it out before every athletic contest. We would have a greater appreciation for it, and perhaps give more serious consideration to it, if we heard it only on special occasions.

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  9. Congress is about to legalize cannabis. Just not the kind that gets you high.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Washington Post

    JULY 26: George Washington's Mount Vernon's Director of Horticulture, Dean Norton, holds a hemp leaf July 26, 2018 in Alexandria, VA. It looks like the real deal - the seven leaves - the tall stalks - the buds.

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  10. Happy Hour RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's onetime campaign chairman, earned more than $60 million as a political consultant in Ukraine, U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on the eve of his criminal trial, providing the first tally of Manafort's income there. Prosecutors intend to prove that Manafort made that much and "failed to report a significant percentage of it on his tax returns," according to a filing by Mueller on Monday in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  11. For people with diabetes, air travel can present a host of challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Before she boarded her flight from Santiago, Chile, to Buenos Aires, the unthinkable happened to Barbara Rowan: a security screener tried to confiscate her needles. Rowan, who is a diabetic, needs to carry hypodermic needles with her for medical reasons.

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  12. As silence continues, family files FOIA requests in Park Police slaying of Bijan GhaisarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The family of Bijan Ghaisar , the motorist shot dead by two unidentified U.S. Park Police officers last November, has filed Freedom of Information Act requests with the Park Police and the Justice Department seeking the names of the officers and information about why they killed the 25-year-old accountant. Both the Park Police and the FBI, which took over the investigation three days after the Nov. 17 shooting, have refused to provide details about the case or identify the two officers involved.

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  13. Public relations campaign ramps up in support of Rep. Jim Jordan as he battles Ohio State allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Washington Post

    A conservative crisis communications firm is pitching in to help Rep. Jim Jordan fight claims he turned a blind eye to alleged sexual abuse by a team doctor at Ohio State University three decades ago. Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, based in Alexandria, Va., is known for representing conservative figures and nonprofits seeking to push their views in the national political debate.

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  14. With ridership falling, Metro will spend $2.2 million to study bus business modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Metro has hired a consultant to conduct a $2.2 million study on the role and business model of its bus system. In recent years, cities from Houston to Baltimore to Richmond have conducted sweeping overhauls of their bus systems to speed up service and realign downtown-focused "hub-and-spoke" maps into networks better serving neighborhoods across their cities.

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  15. This Victorian in Old Town Alexandria hasn't been on the market in a half-centuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | The Washington Post

    For the first time in 50 years, this Victorian house on a prominent corner lot in Old Town Alexandria is on the market. The house was built circa 1852 by Mary Mandeville.

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  16. They won the right to move their restaurant to a new location. But they ran out of money.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The owners of an French restaurant in Alexandria fought residents for nearly four years in an effort to move their business to one of the busiest streets in town. Margaret Ticer Janowsky and Laurent Janowsky, owners of La Bergerie, said they lost $400,000 and outside investors while they battled for permission to relocate to a historic building at 329 N. Washington St. and add a five-room inn upstairs.

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  17. Ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ordered to jail over...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Washington Post

    A federal judge ordered Paul Manafort to jail Friday over charges he tampered with witnesses while out on bail - a major blow for President Trump's former campaign chairman as he awaits trial on federal conspiracy and money-laundering charges next month. "You have abused the trust placed in you six months ago," U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson told Manafort.

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  18. Jeff and Denise Austin are selling their Alexandria condoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | The Washington Post

    The condo, owned by sports agent Jeff Austin and his wife, Denise, a fitness guru, is being sold fully furnished. Going to the fitness center at the Oronoco, the luxury condominium building in Old Town Alexandria, is about to get a little less intimidating.

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  19. In the galleries: Roving photographers capture street scenes around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Washington Post

    Scott Dalton frames a boy's tower of pink cotton candy against a blue sky in one of the photographs on view in the exhibition "My Tears Will Stain," at Leica on F Street NW in the District. Returning from countries where they chronicled the effects of globalization, six Metro Collective photographers chose a stark title for their Leica store show: "My Tears Will Stain."

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  20. D.C.-area forecast: Sunny and dry today but muggy with a risk of storms this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | The Washington Post

    A dragonfly catching mosquitoes after the rain at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve in Alexandria, Va., on June 4. TODAY'S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day's weather, on a scale of 0 to 10. Today: Partly sunny, dry and calm. Highs: 77-83 Tonight: Mostly clear and calm.

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