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  1. Fairfax HarrisonRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... a handsome brick manor that once graced a high point on the Potomac between George Mason's Woodlawn and Mount Vernon (today's Fort Belvoir). In 1914, Harrison built a Colonial Revival country home about two country miles south of Marshall, and more ...

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  2. Revolutionary War muskets and lavender combine for festivals at Port Angeles luxury B&BRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Angeles and Sequim on a bluff overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca, is a re-creation of Washington's home in Mount Vernon, Va. Its lavender fields comprise the Washington Lavender Farm. The events are part of the inn-farm's Northwest Colonial ...

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  3. Replica French ship Hermione salutes America's Liberty statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... capitulation. The original Hermione was used in that battle. On its way to New York, the ship stopped again in Mount Vernon, Virginia, just outside Washington, then in Annapolis and Baltimore, both in Maryland, and in Philadelphia. It will move on ...

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  4. Fighting for the FarmRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Leadership Institute

    Why did she join the 2015 Congressional Property Rights Caucus Roundtable, and become The Property Rights Foundation of America's "Nation's Grassroots Property Rights Leader"? Martha Boneta grew up in Mount Vernon, Virginia. She attended George Mason University for both her undergraduate and law degree, later studying Alternative Dispute Resolution at the prestigious Strauss Institute of Pepperdine University.

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  5. Nationa s first leaders revolutionized garden stylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | HeraldNet

    ... the first person to bring in trees and shrubs from the original 13 colonies. At one time, Washington's home, Mount Vernon, Virginia, was the most visited home and garden in the nation as it was where one could see magnolias, sassafras, mountain ...

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  6. Mount Vernon: Hyland's Office Apologizes for Using County Email to Endorse StorckRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    When retiring supervisor Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon) announced an endorsement for Dan Storck as his replacement, the release came through the Mt_Vernon@fairfaxcounty.gov email. The endorsement followed Storck's victory over Tim Sargeant, Jack ...

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  7. Lafayette's Hermione Voyage 2015 to Highlight Oneida Indian Nation's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | PRWeb

    ... the Atlantic to land in Yorktown, Pennsylvania, earlier this month. The ship's tour will also include stops in Mount Vernon, VA, Alexandria, VA, Annapolis, MD, Baltimore, MD, Philadelphia, PA, New York, NY, Greenport, NY, Newport, RI, Boston, MA, ...

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  8. Flash Flood Warning in Mount Vernon Area Saturday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Patch.com

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the Mount Vernon area Saturday night, including Woodbridge, Fort Belvoir, Dale City, Franconia, Newington, Montclair, Mason Neck and Mount Vernon. The thunderstorm moving through the area is expected to produce heavy rain across the area, with up to three inches of rain already on the ground.

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  9. Nearly 1,000 Without Power in Fort Hunt, Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Patch.com

    The Mount Vernon and Fort Hunt areas are seeing about 1,000 homes without power Saturday night after several powerful thunderstorms swept through the area. The Dominion Virginia Power outage map shows 651 homes without power along Richmond Highway in the Mount Vernon area; another 361 homes near Fort Hunt are without power according to the map.

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  10. Mount Vernon: New Gunston Hall Roof CompletedRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Gunston Hall staff archeologist David Shonyo of Woodbridge points to a current excavation looking at a servants' dumping area. Photo by Tim Peterson .

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  11. By earning every Boy Scout badge offered, San Clemente Eagle Scout has done what very few doRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Orange County Register

    ... nd Russell Bell celebrate after Mayor Chris Hamm, far right, presented a proclamation to Russell. On a visit to Mount Vernon, Joseph Bell, left, and his brother Adam laid a wreath at the tomb of George Washington.

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  12. Lost senior couple found in Mount Vernon areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WUSA-TV Washington

    A lost, out-of-state senior couple was found over the weekend in the Mount Vernon area, Fairfax County police said. Lost senior couple found in Mount Vernon area A lost, out-of-state senior couple was found over the weekend in the Mount Vernon area, Fairfax County police said.

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  13. State, local crime reports highlight police concernsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | Fairfax Times

    ... districts combined - occurred in the Mason District. Two more were in Sully, and there was one each in the Mount Vernon and Franconia districts. The Mason District also led the way in sex offenses in 2014 with 49 out of a total of 264; 3.5 times as ...

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  14. France bans sale of Monsanto herbicide Roundup in nurseriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | The Daily Star

    French Minister for Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Segolene Royal addresses the guests prior to the gala dinner in the honor of the French navy frigate L'Hermione at Mount Vernon, Virginia on June 09, 2015.REUTERS/Mladen Antonov/Pool PARIS: French Ecology Minister Segolene Royal announced Sunday a ban on the sale of popular weedkiller Roundup from garden centres, which the U.N. has warned may be carcinogenic. The active ingredient in Roundup, glyphosate, was in March classified as "probably carcinogenic to humans" by the U.N.'s International Agency for Research on Cancer .

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  15. County likely to ban dog tetheringRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | Fairfax Times

    ... safety issue because the majority of dog attacks on children involve tethered dogs. Supervisor Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon) spoke about a case he had heard about where the dog was left tethered outside for so long that its chain collar became ...

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  16. Proposed ordinance would result in misdemeanor chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Fairfax Times

    ... safety issue because the majority of dog attacks on children involve tethered dogs. Supervisor Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon) spoke about a case he had heard about where the dog was left tethered outside for so long that its chain collar became ...

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  17. Supervisor Penny Gross withstands primary challengeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Fairfax Times

    ... the county that strongly favor the party in general elections. The primary was particularly significant for the Mount Vernon District, which will see a significant shift in its elected representation due to the retirements of two longtime elected ...

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  18. Gallery: Top photos June 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Star Tribune

    ... AP) CHINA OUT Gallery: Guests gather for the gala dinner in the honor of the French navy frigate L'Hermione at Mount Vernon, Virginia on June 09, 2015. L'Hermione which brought General Lafayette to America to rally rebels fighting Britain in the US ...

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  19. Fairfax County Supervisor Gross fights off challenger in Democratic primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | The Washington Post

    ... Storck beat out three other candidates for the nomination to succeed retiring Supervisor Gerald L. Hyland (D-Mount Vernon). With all results in, Gross, 71, secured 56 percent of the 5,095 votes cast, according to unofficial results. Her challenger, ...

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  20. Eagle-eyed fans glued to live webcam to watch osprey eggs hatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Fox News

    An osprey returns to its nest with a fish in its talons on Little Hunting Creek off the Potomac River near Mt. Vernon, Va., May 23, 2013.

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