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  1. Fairfax and Prince George's compete for FBI headquartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | The Washington Post

    A look at the sites that made the shortlist for what could be the biggest local real estate project in a generation. A look at the sites that made the shortlist for what could be the biggest local real estate project in a generation.

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  2. Lake Braddock wins on the final playRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Washington Post

    On a fourth-and-goal play with two seconds remaining and his team six inches from a touchdown, Kyle Edwards told Lake Braddock Coach Jim Poythress to put the ball in his hands. The quarterback took the snap, bounced off two tacklers and tumbled into the end zone to give the 15th-ranked Bruins the 27-24 victory over visiting West Springfield in a Virginia 6A North region quarterfinal in Burke.

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  3. michelle_singletaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    That's what USA Today's Adam Shell asked . But Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management, gives the GOP sweep just a shoulder shrug.

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  4. Cross-country: Lake Braddock's Alex Corbett, Patriot's Rachel...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Lake Braddock's Alex Corbett is used to seeing open space in front of him when he runs, but halfway through Wednesday's 2.9-mile race at Burke Lake Park, the senior's eyes remained fixed on the back of Chantilly's Ryan McGorty. At the two-mile mark, Corbett caught McGorty; a quarter of a mile later, he left him behind for good to win the Virginia 6A North region cross-country championship in a blistering time of 14 minutes 41 seconds.

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  5. Corbett, McArthur dominate 6A NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Lake Braddock's Alex Corbett is used to seeing open space in front of him when he runs, but halfway through Wednesday's 2.9-mile race at Burke Lake Park, the senior's eyes remained fixed on the back of Chantilly's Ryan McGorty. At the two-mile mark, Corbett caught McGorty; a quarter of a mile later, he left him behind for good to win the Virginia 6A North region cross-country championship in a blistering time of 14 minutes 41 seconds "Right around the two-mile mark, I made a move, but after 200 meters he covered it," Corbett said.

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  6. Street Smart: What to do in ChinatownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Washington Post

    With only a smattering of Chinese establishments remaining and an increasing number of national chains arriving, this downtown destination should take a cue from Prince and be dubbed "The Neighborhood Formerly Known As." Nevertheless, the eponymous former enclave provides ample opportunities for amusement with a few glimpses of its fading past.

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  7. Foo Fighters brought spontaneity, screams and 'Sonic Highways' to the Black Cat on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Fans who waited in line for more than three hours last week for tickets to the Foo Fighters' surprise show Friday at the Black Cat were treated to a concert nearly as long. From 11 p.m. to 2 a.m., Dave Grohl and Co.

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  8. The Virginia football playoff pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Centreville has locked up a playoff spot and now hopes to get healthy in an effort to defend its Virginia 6A title Talk to area football coaches and they'll likely spout the familiar phrases of how their team must "take it one game at a time," "never take any opponent for granted" and "avoid looking ahead." We at AllMetSports are not coaches, nor did we stay at a Holiday Inn Express last night.

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  9. Dave Grohl follows his a oeSonic Highwaysa home to Washington D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | The Washington Post

    He's all of those things in " Sonic Highways ," a new HBO rockumentary series that follows the 45-year-old rock mensch and his Foo Fighters as they traverse America's asphalt arteries, recording their new album. Eight songs, eight recording studios, eight different cities.

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  10. SAT scores in most Fairfax high schools see notable jump, while some still struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Compared to 2013, the average composite score for students in Fairfax, the 10th-largest school division in the country and most dynamic district in the sate, rose to 1668, more than 170 points above the nationwide average of 1497. Overall, average scores in Fairfax have increased 14 points since 2008.

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  11. At Greenspring retirement community, residents' identities are on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In a maze of hallways that can be confusing even to staff members, the displays outside the apartments at the Greenspring retirement community offer guideposts: Turn left after the dueling Red Sox/Yankees banners, hang a right after the flock of origami birds, take the elevator near the lighthouse collection. The wooden shelves hold everything from old photos to military medals to comic strips. 1 comment

  12. Dvorak: For lesbian couple who uprooted lives in Va. 9 years ago, pace of change seems unrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    For two decades, right up until the day they fled Virginia nine years ago, the women hid their love from a wider world they'd always found so hostile and homophobic. Tibby Middleton and Barbara Kenny were so pessimistic about anything in the Old Dominion ever changing that they reluctantly moved from Fredericksburg to Frederick, Md., where on Monday they were trying to absorb the news that same-sex couples were now able to marry in Virginia.

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  13. Kelly: To raise funds for their staff, Bethesda seniors put out a calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | The Washington Post

    When I read the cover letter, I was a little worried. Reader Betty Ross said she'd enclosed a 2015 fundraising calendar that featured nonagenarian residents of Maplewood Park Place, a senior living community in Bethesda.

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  14. Wildcats, Bruins see depth testedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Centreville's football team entered the season with perhaps the area's most proven collection of players, boasting 15 returning starters from its run to the Virginia 6A state title last year. But as the No.

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