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  1. 'It's fear, fear, fear': As enforcement increase, more immigrants avoid public placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    Julio Umanzor, a 45-year-old carpenter, has seen the number of immigrant day laborers awaiting work in Hyattsville dwindle since the inauguration of President Trump. "Everybody's scared," he said.

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  2. 'I've never seen this before': Our warm February feels fabulous and frightening all at onceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events It's a little delicious, right? A record-breaking February is a fast-forward through the worst month of the year straight into park picnics and spring. "It's frightening.

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  3. Alexandria manager's budget proposal would hike taxes, feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Washington Post

    Alexandria taxpayers may see increases in property taxes and three city fees starting in July because of higher costs for Metro, schools and sewers, City Manager Mark Jinks said Tuesday in his fiscal year 2018 budget recommendation. The proposed $712.5 million general fund budget would require a real estate tax rate hike of 2.7 cents, from $1.073 to $1.10 per $100 of assessed value, boosting the average residential tax bill by $197 per year.

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  4. Three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse in Alexandria lists for $349,900Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | The Washington Post

    The three-bedroom townhouse at 1756 Dogwood Dr. in Alexandria has 1,286 square feet, and residents can walk to shops and restaurants in the Fairlington area. If you want a three-bedroom residence and have a budget under $400,000, a townhouse is often your best option in the Washington region, where the median price for a single-family home reached $465,000 in January, according to ShowingTime RBI, based on information from Bright MLS .

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  5. Meet Mike Dubke, the next White House communications directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    President Trump speaks at the unveiling of Boeing's new 787-10 Dreamliner at its production facility in North Charleston, S.C., on Friday. Mike Dubke's office in Alexandria, Va., has a deck overlooking the Potomac River - a perfect place for the veteran Republican communications strategist and his colleagues to soak up some sun and crack open a cold one.

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  6. The chocolatiers and the white nationalist, coexisting in Old Town AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    Kim Gustafson, who owns BlA1 4print Chocolatiers in Old Town Alexandria in Alexandria, Va., Gustafson rents a store below the headquarters of white nationalist Richard Spencer. Kim Gustafson, wearing her chef's smock, stood on the iron staircase of BlA1 4print Chocolatiersin the midday drizzle last Sunday to check out the growing crowd of protesters across the street.

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  7. His family fled the Taliban in Afghanistan. Now he's one of Virginia's most feared wrestlers.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Washington Post

    Zaki Mohsin, right, gets ready for a practice wrestling session with William Han at Edison High. Mohsin, 19, and his family fled from Afghanistan to Alexandria, where Mohsin has flourished as one of the region's most dominant high school wrestlers.

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  8. Chesapeake Beach: A bayside community is now reeling in commutersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Washington Post

    On a frosty morning in the Calvert County, Md., community of Chesapeake Beach, an hour southeast of the District, Lisa Klazura pushed her 2-year-old son, Coen, in his stroller across the parking lot near the storied Rod 'N' Reel restaurant, casino and hotel. Boats sporting names such as Player, Daydreamer and Bay Hunter rested in their slips for the winter and formed a nautical backdrop as Klazura, 34, talked about what brought her there.

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  9. How TrumpA's travel ban broke from the normal executive order processRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | The Washington Post

    President Trump differed from tradition when it came to writing, reviewing and implementing his immigration executive order, which temporarily banned people from seven Muslim-majority countries and all refugees from entering the United States. In the process of formulating an executive order, the president's staff typically reach out to their party's congressional leaders for feedback.

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  10. Report: - El Chapo' Guzman's sons wounded in cartel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Washington Post

    A prominent Mexican journalist reported Wednesday that the sons of Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman say they were attacked and wounded by a rival drug gang figure and onetime "top lieutenant" for their father. Ciro Gomez Leyva said he received word about Saturday's purported attack in a handwritten letter from Guzman's sons saying they were with Sinaloa boss Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada at the time.

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  11. Boente, a longtime federal prosecutor, is best known for handling public corruption casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Washington Post

    Dana Boente, then-First Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia leave federal court in Alexandria, Va. . In making Dana Boente acting attorney general, President Trump has elevated a longtime federal prosecutor best known for his handling of public corruption cases. 4 comments

  12. D.C. first inch of snow Sunday night was polite, well-predicted, and prettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Washington Post

    Snow covers a stop sign on Monday January 30, 2017 in Alexandria, VA. The flakes fell while most people were sleeping - between about 1 and 5 a.m., and ended before Monday morning's commute.

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  13. Three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse in Alexandria lists for $369,950Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Washington Post

    The three-bedroom, three-bathroom townhouse at 6584 Yadkin Court in Alexandria, Va., is priced at $369,950. If you're looking for a home in the District where the median price is $550,000 and your budget is under $400,000, you're likely to need to move a little farther from downtown or into a smaller or older place.

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  14. Notable deaths in the Washington areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Noel Hemmendinger, 103, who helped start the Washington-based international trade law firm Stitt, Hemmendinger & Kennedy in 1957 and remained with it and successor firms until 1991, died Jan. 3 at his home in Alexandria, Va. The cause was an aortic valve disorder, said a son, Eric Hemmendinger.

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  15. 5It turns out Jared Kushner and Sean Spicer are also registered to vote in two statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Jared Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, is currently registered to vote in New Jersey and New York. Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and one of his closest White House advisers, is registered to vote in both New Jersey and New York, while White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is on the rolls both in Virginia and his home state of Rhode Island, according to elections officials and voting registration records.

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  16. Trump's vetting plan would weaken U.S. securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The Smaisem family in Alexandria, Va., in 2014. They fled war-torn Syria and spent time in a refugee camp in Lebanon before coming to the United States.

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  17. 'That's not somebody's Honda': Owner of limo torched on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Police and demonstrators clash in downtown Washington on Friday after a limo was set on fire following the inauguration of President Trump. Muhammad Ashraf, president of Nationwide Chauffeured Services in Alexandria, Va., didn't support Donald Trump during the 2016 election.

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  18. Alexandria mayor balks at state Senate deadline for stopping sewage overflowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Signage warns about sewage where it enters the Potomac river at the Oronoco outfall in Alexandria, Va. The Virginia Senate on Thursday gave the city of Alexandria almost eight years to stop its antiquated sewer system from sending raw sewage into the Potomac River, stepping back from a demand that the city act by 2020 or lose all state funding.

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  19. The fairy tale is over at Alexandria's Dairy Godmother frozen custard shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Liz Davis outside the Dairy Godmother, the frozen custard shop she opened in the Del Ray neighborhod of Alexandria, Va., 17 years ago. Last week, she said the business is for sale.

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  20. McAuliffe joins ex-DNC chairs backing Clinton campaign vet for party roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Longtime friends Hillary Clinton and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe appear after a rally in Alexandria, Va., on Oct. 23, 2015. Adam Parkhomenko, the co-founder of "Ready for Hillary" and a lifelong supporter of defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is being endorsed by three former chairmen of the Democratic National Committee for a role in the party's leadership.

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