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  1. Dona t be fooled, dating D.C. to New York is still a long-distance relationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    When Kathryne Love's boyfriend proposed to her on the Brooklyn Bridge in 2004, she said yes, excited to spend the rest of her life with the man she loved. Then, they had to take care of one small detail: move to the same city.

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  2. "A Pope Francis Catholic": If Clinton picks Tim Kaine, will his faith matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks to reporters following a discussion on immigration reform at Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, Va., on Thursday. Many of the most circulated names for Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick are Catholic - a fact that both says a lot about the influence of America's huge Catholic population, but also reveals, when you look more closely, how far the country has moved away from basic religious tribalism.

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  3. Donald Trump is a 'national greatness' conservative; shouldn't David Brooks be happy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    New York Times columnist David Brooks was one of the founding fathers of "National Greatness Conservatism," which sought to replace traditional conservative belief in limited government and federalism with a sort of neo-Teddy Roosevelt focus on unifying Americans behind "great projects designed to physically and spiritually unify the nation." Brooks wrote , "energetic government is good for its own sake.

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  4. Arlington's historic fire station to be rebuilt where it's been for 98 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    Arlington's Fire Station 8, the historic fire station founded by black volunteers 98 years ago, will double in size but will be rebuilt on the small Lee Highway plot of land where it has always been based, the County Board decided in a 4-1 vote Tuesday night. The board members rejected the county manager's advice to move the station eight blocks north, saying that the move would not significantly improve response times to the northern part of the county, and it would shift emergency crews away from the portion of the station's zone from where most of its calls now and in the future originate.

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  5. Funding threatens future of giant telescope in Puerto RicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    This July 13, 2016 photo shows the world's largest single-dish radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Dwindling funds from the U.S. government and construction of bigger, more powerful telescopes in places like China and Chile are threatening this telescope's existence.

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  6. Historic fire station's future hangs on question of response timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Washington Post

    From left, Kitty Clark Stevenson, Marguarite Reed Gooden and Wilma Jones are relatives of the first African American firefighters who worked at Fire Station 8 in Arlington, Va. They are on a crusade to keep the historic firehouse in their community.

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  7. U.S. agency wants to quietly install explosion-detecting sensors in ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Washington Post

    A Defense Department agency wants to install explosion-detection equipment on public property somewhere in Arlington and is asking the County Board to keep details about the equipment and its location secret. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency , based at Fort Belvoir, said in a letter to the county that the system is designed to "characterize" explosions in urban environments and would collect information that could help law enforcement prosecute suspects and assess damage.

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  8. 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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  9. Schools, 'sense of community' draw people to North Arlington's YorktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | The Washington Post

    For Michael and Stacey O'Hara, the high school was the biggest reason they hoped to move to the Yorktown neighborhood in North Arlington, Va. "We were looking primarily at school districts," said Stacey O'Hara, who works for the U.S. Education Department.

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  10. 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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  11. Arlington called a top walkable communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Washington Post

    A couple strolls down a pedestrian path in Rock Spring Park on Sept. 15, 2014, in Arlington, Va.

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  12. Seven-bedroom custom home in Arlington lists for $2.49 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Washington Post

    One of the largest custom homes in Arlington County's Lee Heights neighborhood, built in 2009, was recently listed for sale at $2.49 million. The Colonial-style home at 4019 Lorcom Lane has 7,700 square feet, including a first-floor master suite with an office area, a sitting area, a walk-in closet and a luxurious private bathroom.

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  13. 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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  14. Where to find fresh and dried lavenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The Washington Post

    If you're looking to add lavender to your roster of cooking herbs, buy lavender designated as culinary. Some retailers sell it dried and prepackaged, while others sell it in bulk so you can buy what you need.

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  15. Remembering the Summer of Love - as experienced in Springfield, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Washington Post

    Ralph Scichilone, at home in Burke, Va., with a recently discovered copy of a weekly music tabloid called Go from 1967. He stored a few copies above his garage years ago and forgot them.

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  16. One way we can repair our toxic, partisan politics? National service.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Washington Post

    Will Bardenwerper is a writer based in Arlington, VA. He served as an infantry officer in the United States Army and, more recently, as a civilian employee in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

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  17. Skywatch: Jupiter shines bright before its date with JunoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | The Washington Post

    On this star-spangled holiday weekend, the western sky gives ample proof in the night that the planetary king Jupiter is still there. Just after sundown this evening, find Jupiter high in the west-southwestern heavens.

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  18. The $20 Diner's guide to the best no-fuss burgers and hot dogs in the D.C. areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    A chili half-smoke with chili cheese fries at Ben's Chili Bowl in D.C. This isn't one of those guides that will tell you the best hamburger in Washington can be found at a restaurant inside a five-star hotel, the kind of place where you'll have to drop $20 for a ground-beef patty slipped between brioche buns. I mean, who wants to lace up a pair of dress shoes and don a dinner jacket just to bite into a juicy burger? Not me.

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  19. Recommended reading: G. Edward White, 'Law in American History,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    G. Edward White, eminent legal historian at the University of Virginia, has written a wonderful book covering American legal history from the post-Civil War period through the 1920s. The whole book is great, but to me the standout chapter is the very first one, in which White reviews the Supreme Court's understanding of the 14th Amendment and civil rights in the Reconstruction period.

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  20. Federal judge rejects bid to block proof of citizenship for new voters in three statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | The Washington Post

    Brian Newby, executive director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission , appears at a public meeting in Arlington, Va. in January.

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