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  1. Seven Corners residents seek to change plan to revive aging suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Washington Post

    Worried about density, residents in the Seven Corners area of Northern Virginia are pushing to scale down a redevelopment plan meant to ease traffic congestion at one of the region's worst intersections while creating new businesses and as many as 6,000 homes. In an alternative proposal submitted last week to Fairfax County officials, leaders of five area homeowners associations argue that there should be about 20 percent fewer homes built when the Seven Corners plan is finished during the next several decades.

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  2. At rural South Carolina shop, Confederate flags fly off shelvesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Washington Post

    Three people stood in line recently at the Southern Patriot Shop, Confederate flags tucked under their arms, waiting their turn to check out at the cash register. Owner Robert Hayes, a 75-year-old with crow's feet and a lingering smile, had a bit of advice for his customers before they headed back out into a world they say is drifting further and further away from the America they believed in.

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  3. At Woodrow Wilson Plaza, a Portal to connect with faraway strangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Washington Post

    Her name is Mahsa Biglow, and she is a 25-year-old Iranian graduate student in photography at the University of Tehran. They met on the Internet - but not in any of the usual ways.

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  4. Selwyn Birchwood brings distinctive sound to Tinner Hill Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | The Washington Post

    Show: With Jimmy Thackery, Arlen Roth and others on Saturday at the Tinner Hill Blues Festival at Cherry Hill Park in Falls Church. Festival begins at noon; Birchwood plays at 5:15 p.m. 703-241-4109.

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  5. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Margaret M. Mulcahy, 96, a librarian in the Arlington County public school system from 1960 to 1985 who then worked part time at the county public library's reference desk until 2004, died May 4 at her home in Falls Church, Va. The cause was cardiopulmonary failure, said a son, Mike Mulcahy.

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  6. Mall-centric no more: Aging suburb targeted for a sweeping makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

    It is hard to imagine the clogged roads and bleak streetscape of the Seven Corners section of Fairfax County transformed into a trio of villages featuring bike paths, outdoor cafes and as many as 6,000 new homes. But that's what county leaders are going for in an ambitious planning effort - inspired by ongoing work in Tysons Corner - that seeks to rescue another aging Northern Virginia suburb that once defined the country's obsession with driving to the mall.

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  7. PAE to acquire counterterrorism contractor A-T SolutionsRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Arlington services contractor PAE is set to acquire A-T Solutions , a defense and national security contractor based in Tysons Corner, for an undisclosed sum, the company said Thursday. This is PAE's second acquisition this year, and its latest in the national security sector.

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  8. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Cynthia Littlefield, 86, a Washington artist who taught art privately at her Washington home and elsewhere, died March 17 at a care center in Washington. The cause was cancer, said a daughter, Prairie Griffith.

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  9. McLeana s hilly, woody Franklin ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    McLean's Franklin Park area is bordered by the Arlington County-Fairfax County line to the south, Powhatan Street to the west, Kirby Road to the north and, roughly Old Dominion Drive to the east. Werner Watschke said he and his wife, Cristina, opted to move to McLean's Franklin Park neighborhood a year ago primarily because of Chesterbrook Elementary School.

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  10. McLean's hilly, woody Franklin ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    McLean's Franklin Park area is bordered by the Arlington County-Fairfax County line to the south, Powhatan Street to the west, Kirby Road to the north and, roughly Old Dominion Drive to the east. Werner Watschke said he and his wife, Cristina, opted to move to McLean's Franklin Park neighborhood a year ago primarily because of Chesterbrook Elementary School.

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  11. Hot neighborhoods in Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The ARC 3409 condo development is one of many factors drawing buyers to Arlington. David Charron, president and CEO of Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS , writes an occasional column about the Washington-area real estate market.

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  12. Going Out GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Beverly Cosham The local actress and singer performs a cabaret. 2:15 p.m. Reston Community Center at Hunter Woods, CenterStage, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston.

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  13. Inova Fairfax Hospital is on lockdownRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Police in Fairfax County police said Tuesday morning that they Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., is on lockdown after a prisoner escaped.

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  14. Recovery of U.S. soldier wounded alongside slain general celebrated at PentagonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Capt. Jeremy Haynes, center, applauds on Monday as Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter notes that the widow of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, Susan Myers, is the godmother of his child.

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  15. Abraham M. Muhlbaum, a Holocaust survivor and Navy physicist, dies at 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Abraham M. Muhlbaum, a Holocaust survivor and member of the Dutch resistance during World War II who later became a Navy research physicist in the Washington area, died Feb. 19 at a retirement community in Falls Church, Va. He was 92. Mr. Muhlbaum was born Aug. 11, 1922 in Berlin.

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  16. Pieces of Martin Luther King history change hands at Falls Church auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In a small auction house in Falls Church, Va., about 60 people gathered Thursday to bid on a piece of history. Others making bids called in by phone.

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  17. Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting warsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    General Dynamics wants the Army to buy a version of its wheeled Stryker vehicle to use for medical evacuations. The much-anticipated contract was awarded just before Christmas.

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  18. Napoleon Bistro will drop its French accent and adopt Afghan fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    For nearly 12 years, the Popal family has specialized in French fare at its cafes and lounges. This March, the family matriarch, her husband and their three children will drop the Parisian facade at Napoleon Bistro in Adams Morgan and start serving the food of their homeland: Afghanistan, the country that Zubair and Shamim Popal fled in the early 1980s , their young kids in tow.

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  19. U.S. banks cut off cash transfers to Somalia amid terrorism concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Last week, Abdia Sheikh made her regular trip to Dahabshiil, a tiny office in Falls Church, Va., and a financial nerve center of the Somali community in Northern Virginia. She had brought $200 in cash, which she sends every month to the widow and children of her brother, who was killed in Somalia's brutal civil war.

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  20. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | The Washington Post

    William R. Thomas, 73, a television producer and editor who retired in 2014 as a senior editor at the Voice of America in Washington, died Dec. 27 at his home in Falls Church, Va. The cause was lung cancer, said a daughter, Nancy Thomas.

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