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  1. Fairfax County school board race begins earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    FILE: Elementary School students and a few parents wait for the school bus on Coffer Woods Road in Burke, VA. Local elections in Fairfax County are months away but some candidates for school board have already started to campaign in the run-up to November.


  2. Dvorak: Handing over your whole paycheck for child care? That's so wrong.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Petula is a columnist for The Washington Post's local team who writes about homeless shelters, gun control, high heels, high school choirs, the politics of parenting, jails, abortion clinics, mayors, modern families, strip clubs and gas prices, among other things. View Archive "Yes! That's me.


  3. Three Intel finalists from Washington area high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Three Washington area students were tapped Wednesday as Intel Science Talent Search finalists, recognized among a group of 40 honored nationwide in the prestigious research competition for high school seniors. Blair has accumulated more Intel finalists than any other school in the country since 1999 - when it reached its high point of six finalists - with a total of 32 in that period.


  4. Style and affordability at Pulte Homes' MetroWest condos in Fairfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Soubhi and Tanya al-Khateeb for several years searched in vain for an affordable yet stylish condominium in the Burke, Va., area. But when they spotted a sales flier for the MetroWest development in Fairfax County, they immediately knew that this community was for them.


  5. Lake Braddock wins on the final playRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    On a fourth-and-goal play with two seconds remaining and his team six inches from a touchdown, Kyle Edwards told Lake Braddock Coach Jim Poythress to put the ball in his hands. The quarterback took the snap, bounced off two tacklers and tumbled into the end zone to give the 15th-ranked Bruins the 27-24 victory over visiting West Springfield in a Virginia 6A North region quarterfinal in Burke.


  6. Leaving them in stitches in FairfaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Just as there are stereotypes about librarians, stevedores and men who wear pencil-thin moustaches, so there are stereotypes about quilters. They are, the cliche goes, old, gray-haired ladies who sit stitching calico scraps into traditional designs.


  7. Kelly: More tales of forgotten treasures - and the attempts to find their ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Washington Post

    I'm beginning to think you can't flip on a basement light switch around here or stick a shovel in the ground without finding some relic of World War II. I've recently written about dusty Army trunks abandoned in a Northwest D.C. apartment building that were reunited with their owners' descendants .


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