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  1. Metro's Surge No. 5 returns to Ballston and East Falls ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Washington Post

    People board shuttle buses at the closed Crystal City station during Surge No. 4, which involved Metro's Blue and Yellow lines.

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  2. Fairfax police recover body of teen swimmer who disappeared into local lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County authorities say they have recovered the body of a 17-year-old who went missing in the waters of a local lake Thursday night. Divers discovered the body of Jeremy Munga of Falls Church, Va., about 3 a.m. Friday - several hours after witnesses first reported seeing the young man disappear into Lake Barcroft near the 6400 block of Lakeview Drive.

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  3. 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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  4. Robot used to kill Dallas shooter manufactured by Falls Church's Northrop GrummanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Washington Post

    "I would use any tool necessary to save our officers' lives, said Dallas Police Chief David Brown. It is called the Remotec Andros Mark V-A1, and the Dallas Police Department had the $151,000 device for eight years but had never used it before.

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  5. This little green bug is wreaking havoc on our ash treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Washington Post

    Agrilus planipennis, commonly known as the emerald ash borer, is a green jewel beetle native to eastern Asia that feeds on ash trees. The emerald ash borer conjures up images of a majestic little bug, but the invasive species from Asia is in the process of doing big-time damage to ash trees.

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  6. Earlier delays on Metro's Silver LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | The Washington Post

    A commuters reads through a SafeTrack brochure while riding Metro's Orange Line in Falls Church, VA. Overcrowding on platforms and extended delays are expected to continue due to the Metro SafeTrack surge project.

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  7. Trains are no longer single-tracking on Metro's Blue, Orange and Silver linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | The Washington Post

    A Metrorail rider runs to catch a train as the morning rush gets underway in Falls Church, Virginia.

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  8. Man wanted for robbing bank with alleged bomb in Falls ChurchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 6 | The Washington Post

    Police in Virginia are searching for a bank robber who said he was armed with an explosive device in an incident that shut down U.S. 50 in Falls Church on Tuesday. Officers responded to the report of a bank robbery at the TD Bank at 6198 Arlington Blvd. on Tuesday at around 3:25 p.m., Fairfax County police said in a statement.

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  9. Robert F. Dorr, author of military histories, dies at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | The Washington Post

    Robert F. Dorr, an author and former Foreign Service officer who wrote hundreds of books, newspaper and magazine articles on military aircraft, battles and history, died June 12 at a hospital in Falls Church, Va. He was 76. From 1964 to 1989, Mr. Dorr was in the Foreign Service, mainly as a political officer, and his assignments included South Korea, Madagascar, Japan, Sweden, London and Liberia.

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  10. Expansive homes in new development in Falls Church are quiet yet close to D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Washington Post

    The Gainsborough model, which includes a fully finished lower level, has between 5,387 and 6,747 finished square feet and is priced from $1,474,990. Tiny houses intrigue some people who fantasize about a minimalist lifestyle, yet there are also buyers who crave a home to fill with friends and family.

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  11. Got tickets? Don't let SafeTrack come between you and your fun.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Washington Post

    A crush of fans exit a packed Metro rail car on opening day of Nationals Park in 2008. So you made it to your office, despite Metro's best efforts to slow you down.

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  12. No criminal charges for D.C. officer who shot man brandishing knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    A D.C. police officer who fatally shot a man wielding a knife and brass knuckles last year will not face criminal charges, federal prosecutors said. The incident occurred about 1:50 p.m. Nov. 19, when Darick Napper, 34, of Southeast Washington approached an officerin a cruiser at Clay Terrace and 53rd Street NE, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District said in a statement.

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  13. Rabid raccoon may be roaming Falls ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Washington Post

    The raccoon has had a number of encounters with people and dogs since Wednesday, the statement said, on Greenwich Street, Lincoln Avenue, Park Avenue, Great Falls Street and the WO&D Trail. One person was scratched and two dogs fought with the animal, according to the statement.

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  14. School bus cameras will be back to catching dangerous drivers after change in lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Washington Post

    An Arlington school bus equipped with a special camera idles in the driveway of Wakefield High School on July 8, 2015. The bus was wheeled out to demonstrate special cameras that will catch motorists who illegally pass school buses when the buses' stop sign arm is deployed.

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  15. Local obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Washington Post

    William A. Calnan, 74, a project manager with the Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection unit, died May 3 at a medical center in Bethesda, Md. The cause was sepsis due to cancer, said a daughter, Dima Calnan.

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  16. Fairfax activists challenge zoning plan that could allow much higher densitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The Fairfax Planning Commission is scheduled to vote next week on whether to allow more and higher buildings near Metro stations and in aging commercial areas, part of an effort to increase the number of lively urban centers in Virginia's largest jurisdiction. That initiative has triggered an outcry from residents of some of the affected areas, who fear their quiet, suburban communities increasingly will be overrun by traffic, pollution and other big-city problems.

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  17. Local Digest: Ex-nurse convicted of sex assaults; drug-ring leader sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Prosecutors had charged Jared Kline, 38, with 10 counts of second-degree sexual abuse of a patient in a case involving four women who were patients at George Washington University Hospital, MedStar Washington Hospital Center and United Medical Center in 2013 and 2014. In finding Kline guilty, a D.C. Superior Court jury also rejected some of the accusations and acquitted him on an additional three counts.

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  18. Instead of building the Silver Line, Metro should have fixed the system it hadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Track work underway on the Orange/Silver line along I-66 in Falls Church, Virginia Saturday June 4, 2016. That's the self-recriminating murmur you might have heard rumbling from the tracks of the new Silver Line as you rode in a nearly empty car, even before this month's massive rebuilding program began.

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  19. Longtime White House ushera s memoribilia at auction, including a study of Ronald Reagana s portraitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Rex Scouten served 10 presidents, beginning his White House career as a Secret Service agent protecting Harry Truman and retiring as a curator for Bill Clinton in 1997. For a quarter century, he was the chief usher at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. This week, dozens of letters, books and mementos belonging to Scouten, who died in 2013 - many given to him over the decades by presidents, their wives and prominent guests of the first families - are up for auction by his family.

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  20. A guide to understanding RamadanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Young girls hold crescents and stars during street performances celebrating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, on June 4. The Muslim holy month of Ramadan is upon us - starting Monday. Fasting during the day throughout Ramadan is one of the five core obligations of observant Muslims, of whom there are about 3.3 million, according to the Pew Research Center.

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