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  1. Koch network takes cue from Obama playbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    Kathy Birjandi was heading out the door with her two sons on a sweltering morning when she encountered a politely smiling duo from the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity on her porch. "Ma'am, do you have time for a quick survey about the economy?" asked Carlos Muhletaler, a senior field director for AFP.

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  2. Inside the Koch network's plan to create a permanent ground forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    Kathy Birjandi was heading out the door with her two sons on a sweltering morning when she encountered a politely smiling duo from the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity on her porch. "Ma'am, do you have time for a quick survey about the economy?" asked Carlos Muhletaler, a senior field director for AFP.

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  3. D.C. fire lieutenant faces discipline in botched response to choking toddlerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Washington Post

    Ms. Rule's 1980 book "The Stranger Beside Me" was a portrait of Bundy, whom she knew before he was identified as a serial killer. The report blamed computer flaws but said the officer also failed in his duties in the 18-month-old's death.

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  4. Tired of waiting for high-speed Internet? Ask your local government.Read the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | The Washington Post

    Fed up with waiting for faster Internet access, two Northern Virginia governments are trying to prompt the development of fiber-optic broadband networks by creating them or partnering with entities who can. Alexandria is seeking proposals from organizations that want to work with the city to create a fiber-optic backbone network that can be used by public institutions - such as libraries, school and public safety agencies - and by businesses, residents and nonprofit groups.

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  5. Arlington's high-rise downtown Rosslyn is about to rise higherRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The Washington Post

    Construction noise echoes off Rosslyn's office towers most lunchtimes, as hungry workers throng food trucks clustered along North Lynn Street and fill sidewalk tables set up by takeout cafes. Eight hours later, everything is quiet.

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  6. Where are all the young voters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Washington Post

    Voting advocates in Arlington, Va., encourage younger voters, especially millennials, to register and vote. In addition to being the laziest, most narcissistic and most entitled generation ever, millennials have claimed for themselves yet another generational superlative: least likely to vote.

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  7. A high-ranking Obama official just called for the a oeeradicationa of bite mark evidenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    This week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology is sponsoring a conference in Arlington, Va., called the "International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management - Detection, Measurement and Mitigation." NIST is the government agency that's attempting to carve out some standards and best practices for the use of forensics in the courtroom.

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  8. As states drop out of PARCC's Common Core test, faithful carry onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Washington Post

    Hundreds of teachers and administrators from across the country have gathered this week inside the windowless ballrooms of a Marriott in Arlington, Va., to reflect on how the first year of PARCC testing went in 2015 and to plan for how to help it go more smoothly in 2016. They are members of the PARCC Educator Leader Cadre, a group that has played a key role in helping schools get ready for the math and reading exams during the past several years.

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  9. Ben Carson defends Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    Retired neurosurgeon and presidential candidate Ben Carson said Tuesday that he thinks the focus on Donald Trump's recent incendiary comments is "petty" and that the real estate mogul has no reason to drop out of the 2016 race. "For us to get caught up in a controversy of well, 'What did Donald Trump mean when he said that?' -- It just seems so petty to me," Carson told reporters after speaking to a group of teenage Republicans in Arlington, Va.

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  10. In case you were optimistic about that nuclear deal with Iran aRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    I was always skeptical of "snapback" [the provision that any sanctions would snap back into place if Iran is caught cheating] because of the likelihood that China or Russia would veto any such move to go back. It looks like they were able to get around that.

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  11. The outcry worked: Arlington won't be getting a new gun shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Washington Post

    Some residents of Arlington - a decidedly blue county in purple Virginia - were not happy after learning in May that a gun shop was to open in a strip mall in close proximity to schools. They created an online petition , flooded neighborhood e-mail lists with concerns and threatened to boycott nearby businesses if the store opened.

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  12. Cherrydale is an in-demand neighborhood in North ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

    While living in an apartment in Pentagon City, Stephanie Gimenez Stahlberg and her husband, Patrick Stahlberg, a software engineer, began searching for a house where they could raise their family. - the Stahlbergs needed more space, including a study area for Stephanie, who is enrolled in a PhD program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

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  13. Some commutes are a a U,a some are an a LaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    The Virginia Department of Transportation reviewed commuting patterns at Potomac River crossings between the Nice Bridge and Point of Rocks. In preparing a report on cross-Potomac travel patterns, the Virginia Department of Transportation looked at where Virginians start and where they end up.

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  14. High schools are doing away with class rank. What does that mean for college admissions?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 13 | The Washington Post

    For many of the same reasons that some high schools now allow multiple valedictorians, many are doing away with rank, making it secret or changing the system to allow multiple students to share the top spot. This has created a new problem for college admissions officers: How should class rank figure into a student's application when so many students come from schools that no longer provide it? School officials said they want students to focus on their own accomplishments without worrying so much where they fall in the pecking order.

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  15. The new trend in validating top students: Make them all valedictoriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | The Washington Post

    The top student in a high school's graduating class used to earn the honor of being the valedictorian, and traditionally that one student delivered a commencement speech that helped send his or her classmates out into the adult world. But at Arlington's Washington-Lee High School this year, there were 117 valedictorians out of a class of 457.

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  16. Capitals owner remains committed to building around OvechkinRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Washington Post

    ARLINGTON, Va. - Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis says "I feel I haven't met my commitment" to Alex Ovechkin "that we would build a team that would be able to win Stanley Cups."

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  17. Meet Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and the MLB all-star MinionsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Washington Post

    Minions hit theaters this weekend - and their invasion isn't contained to the bigscreen. The little, yellow followers are already being accused of swearing in McDonald's Happy Meals.

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  18. A road named for Confederate leader comes under fire 150 years after warRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

    More than 3,000 people have signed online petitions calling for a change in the name of Jefferson Davis Highway in Virginia, buoyed by growing national scrutiny of the Confederate flag and other symbols of the vanquished South. The name applies to the portion of U.S. 1 that runs from the Potomac River through Virginia to the North Carolina border, and to other highways elsewhere in the South.

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  19. So, Basque-style cider dinners: Theya re kind of a thing now?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

    Just this week, we've heard about not one, but two upcoming cider dinners in the Washington area that take their cues from those found in Basque country, the autonomous region in northern Spain. Guests at SER's cider dinners will be seated at the restaurant's kitchen counter.

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  20. Construction causing service disruptions at Pentagon Transit CenterRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | The Washington Post

    Nearly 50 bus routes are impacted by the work that started Monday and is expected to last about two months. Metro says buses entering and exiting the facility will experience delays and riders should give themselves at least 15 minutes of extra time.

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