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  1. Metro's watchdog sunk its teeth into - parking cheats?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Metro's inspector general's office has broad powers to conduct audits, program reviews and investigations into anything that might prevent fraud or abuse. But some critics say the Metro's watchdog has not shown much bite when it comes to serious problems in the beleaguered agency - and a probe into parking cheats suggests why.

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  2. Local digest: Feb. 17, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    Eight armed robberies or attempted robberies in the early morning over the past three months in Prince George's County are probably linked, Hyattsville police said. The robberies occurred between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m. in the Hyattsville area of Queens Chapel and Ager roads and Hamilton Street between early December and mid-February, often on Fridays.

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  3. Falls Church middle school math teacher charged with sexual batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    A teacher at a middle school in Falls Church was charged with aggravated sexual battery involving two female students, authorities said Friday. Jose Daniel Estrada, 36, of Clifton, worked as a math teacher at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School, according to police and school officials.

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  4. Raccoon hitches a ride on a Virginia trash truck, eludes policeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    Politico reporter Helena B. Evich spotted the raccoon on the back of an American Disposal Services vehicle on Oak Street, near the intersection with Clarendon and Wilson boulevards. Evich said she contacted the company to see whether it could help the critter, and a representative of the company vowed to look into it.

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  5. a Free Agent Fana who ditched the Giants for the Phillies 20 years ago has no regretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Washington Post

    Of all the free agents who switched teams in the months before the 1997 Major League Baseball season, including Moises Alou, Albert Belle and Bobby Bonilla, Michael Volpe was the only one who announced his decision alongside Al Roker on NBC's "Today" show. Don't remember the name? That might be because Volpe wasn't a player, but a 44-year-old fan living in Falls Church, Va.

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  6. The supersonic flight that never really took off has landed for goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Washington Post

    A ceremony marks the arrival of the first Concorde supersonic jetliner for British Airways at London's Heathrow Airport on Jan. 15, 1976. The Concorde jet dazzled when it began hurling passengers from Washington to London at twice the speed of sound in 1976.

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  7. Reversal of fortune: Some people love backing into a parking space. Some hate it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Washington Post

    Most drivers using this aboveground parking garage in Silver Spring, Md., pull in. Hard-core reversers think it's safer to back in.

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  8. One person shot, another assaulted in Falls Church, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Police in Fairfax County said at least one person was shot and another person was assaulted in the Falls Church area. The incidents happened early Tuesday morning in the 6000 block of Vista Drive.

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  9. If youa re a home seller, it pays to live in one of these three hot Northern Virginian communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | The Washington Post

    For the most part, Northern Virginia has seen a stable pattern of real estate activity in the past five years. While home prices have experienced a steady upward trajectory, there are some signs that several locations have started to pull away from the pack and outpace the rest of the competition.

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  10. Class of KidsPost: Second-graders at Congressional School in Falls ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    The 11 students in Denise Willmott's small class have big ambitions. There may even be a future president in the bunch.

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  11. Northern Virginia Rep. Gerald E. Connolly withholds endorsement for governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    FALLS CHURCH VA, NOVEMBER 8: Virginia Democratic congressmen Don Beyer, of the 8th district, left , Bobby Scott of the 3rd district, center, and Gerry Connolly, of the11th district after winning reelection Nov. 8, 2016. Rep. Gerald E. Connolly confirmed Friday night that he will remain neutral out of deference to Tom Perriello, the former one-term congressman whose late entry into the race scrambled the nominating contest.

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  12. 'It feels horrible and lonely': A victim of human trafficking describes her ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    "It's like a Cinderella story, honestly," the woman said. But she meant the first part of the tale, before the ball and the prince and the glass slippers.

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  13. At Kidstretch, teachers open their arms to once-homeless childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Kim Baker is program manager at Kidstretch, a preschool in Falls Church, Va., operated by Homestretch, a charity that helps homeless families. Kim Baker used to be a kindergarten teacher in the well-to-do Loudoun County, Va., town of South Riding, a place where incomes are high, houses are big and children come to school well-rested, well-fed and ready to learn.

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  14. 'I'm kind of known as a cheerleader,' says Homestretch's job-finding expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Soneli Bhadra is a manager at Homestretch, a charity in Falls Church, Va., that helps homeless families achieve stability and is a partner in The Washington Post Helping Hand. Soneli Bhadra's job is to help other people find jobs.

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  15. First-rate 'Second Shepherd's Play' tops the Christmas classRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Holiday hazards of the moment include a scorched "Christmas Carol" and an undercooked hipster-y folk rock take on O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi." But right on the money, somehow, is a medieval mystery play accompanied by a motley assembly of early-form lutes, flutes and bagpipes.

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  16. The ultimate dad bod: Confessions of a man who could stand to lose a few poundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Washington Post

    I can't remember what exactly it was that had gotten her upset. I think I'd written something mean about cats.

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  17. With a helping hand from Homestretch, she hit the reset button on a troubled lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Washington Post

    When most of us think of the homeless, we don't think of someone like Michelle : onetime branch manager of a bank, married with children, someone who doesn't drink or do drugs. "They look at [homelessness] as sort of, 'You must have lived on the street," said Michelle, who is in her 30s.

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  18. You could even say it glows: All about the lowly highway stripeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Do any readers share concerns that today's lane-striping reflective materials are less effective than in the past? Seems to me, especially in wet, nighttime conditions, that lane-striping reflectivity is terrible and that headlights don't seem to be able to pick it up as far down the road as in the past. The first thing Answer Man did was call Ron Gibbons at Virginia Tech.

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  19. Accustomed to helping others, he never thought he'd be the one in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Seymour Lansdowne Sr. was always the person who took care of everyone else. During the years that he coached youth football in Manassas, Va., Seymour was the one who provided rides for the kids who didn't have them, bought shoes for the kids who couldn't afford them.

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  20. Split closings: A worthwhile convenience or a costly delay?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | The Washington Post

    When buying a home, the settlement process can be confusing. Not to mention the trepidation that comes from signing all those forms.

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