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

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Washington Post

    Robert E. Shoun, 75, a family lawyer in the Washington area for 50 years, died July 22 at a hospital in Falls Church, Va. The cause was multiple organ system failure, said his wife, Debra Shoun.

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  2. Weather Gang: A phenomenal Perseid meteor shower peaks this week - here's how to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Washington Post

    The shooting star spectacle peaks on the night of Wednesday into Thursday morning, with as many as 90 to 100 shooting stars an hour, according to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and the Royal Astronomical Society in the U.K. In the eastern U.S., the most prolific cosmic bombardment will likely be around 4 a.m. Eastern time. This year's peak could be phenomenal because the Perseids won't compete with moon light, since the waning crescent moon sets at 6:44 p.m. on Wednesday.

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  3. A phenomenal Perseid meteor shower peaks this week a " herea s how to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | The Washington Post

    The shooting star spectacle peaks on the night of Wednesday into Thursday morning, with as many as 90 to 100 shooting stars an hour, according to the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and the Royal Astronomical Society in the U.K. In the eastern U.S., the most prolific cosmic bombardment will likely be around 4 a.m. eastern time. This year's peak could be phenomenal because the Perseids won't compete with moon light, since the waning crescent moon sets at 6:44 p.m. on Wednesday.

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  4. East Falls Church is in search of the right balanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Washington Post

    Molly Henneberg Nagel had been searching for a family home for two years when she found a house online that she thought was perfect. It was a few blocks from Tuckahoe Elementary School in the East Falls Church section of Arlington - not far from the city of Falls Church, where her parents and two of her three siblings live.

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  5. Authorities identify South Korean missionaries stabbed at Md. retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The entrance to the Anna Prayer Counseling and Retreat Center in Frederick County. A man who was staying there is accused of killing a missionary from South Korea on July 26 and wounding the man's wife.

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  6. Falls Church man charged in fatal stabbing at church in Frederick, Md.Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A Falls Church, Va., man has been charged in the fatal stabbing of a man and a serious wounding of his wife at a church and religious retreat center in Frederick County, Md., near Sugarloaf Mountain. Song Su Kim, 30, has been charged with first degree murder and attempted first degree murder, along with other counts, according to court documents and authorities in the Frederick County Sheriff's Office.

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  7. Where are the books? Libraries under fire as they shift from print to digital.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Laughing students walk into the renovated Woodrow Wilson Library in May. The library is used by local elementary schoolchildren as a space to hang out with friends and use the Internet. The hallmark of public libraries - the printed book, bound by covers and centuries of page-turning - is being shoved aside by digital doppelgA ngers.

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

    Jun 29, 2015 | 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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  9. At rural South Carolina shop, Confederate flags fly off shelvesRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | 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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  10. At Woodrow Wilson Plaza, a Portal to connect with faraway strangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | 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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  11. Selwyn Birchwood brings distinctive sound to Tinner Hill Blues FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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