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  1. Massive fire rips through Fairfax County trash and recycling facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County fire officials tweeted a photo of a two-alarm fire as it burned Thursday night at the Lorton trash and recycling center. A massive fire burned a Fairfax County trash and recycling depot building for hours Thursday night, county fire department officials said.

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  2. A final marriage berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Eloise and George Morris share a hospital room in Fort Belvoir, Va., on December 20, 2016. They have been married for 73 years.

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  3. Virginia woman, 64, set on fire during argument, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A woman was set on fire and seriously injured during an argument early Saturday in a house in Fairfax County, the county police said. Police officers and firefighters were sent about 1:40 a.m. Saturday to a house in the southeastern part of the county, the police said.

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  4. An alien invasion in the Old Dominion?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Arriving just in time for the Nov. 8 elections is a "report" whose cover features a 1950s-style flying saucer approaching bucolic Virginia. The report is making its rounds in the state blogosphere.

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  5. Notable deaths in the Washington areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Lionel Weinstock, 91, a designer of protective clothing for the Navy Department, died Aug. 3 at a hospital in Olney, Md. The cause was a heart attack, said a son, Jordan Weinstock.

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  6. Dominion to ask for new power line approval through AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Dominion Virginia Power will propose running a major new power transmission line beneath two sets of railroad tracks in Alexandria's Potomac Yard and north Old Town neighborhoods, bringing a long-running dispute between the city and the utility closer to resolution. Dominion alerted the city in a letter that it will formally propose to the State Corporation Commission later this year the "least objectionable option" recommended by a local citizens' work group - a route that would include an underground line from Dominion's Glebe substation along Four Mile Run, down the CSX railroad tracks to a rail spur that ends at the Potomac River substation, just west of the NRG power plant on the river.

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  7. Army sergeant involved in prescription drug scheme sentenced to 18 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A sergeant in the Army Corps of Engineers was sentenced Friday to 18 months of incarceration for his role in a prescription drug scheme. Andre Granberry helped his brother, William Granberry, fill fake prescriptions around the D.C. area for oxycodone pills to resell them on the black market.

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  8. For Virginia girl, NPS quiz was a walk in the parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Gates of the Arctic National Park in Alaska is one of four national parks north of the Arctic Circle. We have been celebrating the 100th birthday of the National Park Service all summer, and last month we tested your knowledge with a quiz.

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  9. Arlington's historic fire station to be rebuilt where it's been for 98 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Arlington's Fire Station 8, the historic fire station founded by black volunteers 98 years ago, will double in size but will be rebuilt on the small Lee Highway plot of land where it has always been based, the County Board decided in a 4-1 vote Tuesday night. The board members rejected the county manager's advice to move the station eight blocks north, saying that the move would not significantly improve response times to the northern part of the county, and it would shift emergency crews away from the portion of the station's zone from where most of its calls now and in the future originate.

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  10. U.S. agency wants to quietly install explosion-detecting sensors in ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A Defense Department agency wants to install explosion-detection equipment on public property somewhere in Arlington and is asking the County Board to keep details about the equipment and its location secret. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency , based at Fort Belvoir, said in a letter to the county that the system is designed to "characterize" explosions in urban environments and would collect information that could help law enforcement prosecute suspects and assess damage.

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  11. Some strategies for getting around the next Metro SafeTrack projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A Metrobus stops at the Braddock Road station. Behind it, to the left, is the news conference where Metro and local transportation officials described alternatives for the next SafeTrack disruptions.

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  12. Soldier who helped Chinese tourists: 'We have to lift the bus up!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Army Sgt. Gracie Vaughn and Army Sgt. 1st Class David Cooper were among the people who stopped to aid victims in the tour bus crash Tuesday on the George Washington Parkway.

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