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  1. Ex-emergency room nurse sentenced for sexually assaulting patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | The Washington Post

    Jared Kline, the Washington nurse convicted of sexually assaulting three patients. A former emergency room nurse who was convicted of sexually assaulting his patients was sentenced to nearly four years in prison Friday.

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  2. 'They jumped on her': Woman bitten by two raccoons after she took out trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Washington Post

    A woman was headed back inside her home in the Fairlington neighborhood of Arlington, Va., on Sunday night after taking out her trash when she heard a noise. She turned around and went closer to look, and that's when she was scratched and bitten by two raccoons that had started rummaging through the trash, animal control officials said.

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  3. Fairfax County school officials brace for a grueling superintendent searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Karen Garza announced Monday that she would step down to take a job at Battelle for Kids, an Ohio-based educational consulting organization. When Karen Garza took the helm of Fairfax County schools in 2013, she brought with her a team of fresh central office hires and ideas to remake one of the nation's largest school districts.

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  4. Va.'s largest jurisdiction to hire police monitor for use-of-force investigationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | The Washington Post

    John Geer was fatally shot by a Fairfax County police officer as he stood in the doorway of his townhouse in Springfield, Va. Fairfax County is moving to hire a new police department auditor to monitor how the county investigates use-of-force complaints and fatal incidents involving police like the one in 2013 in which an unarmed man was fatally shot in front of his home.

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  5. Fairfax County Schools superintendent Karen Garza resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 19 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County Public Schools superintendent Karen Garza announced late Monday that she will resign her leadership of one of the nation's largest school systems to accept a new role at an Ohio-based education nonprofit group. Garza wrote in a message to parents that her resignation will be effective on or before Dec. 16, and she will become president and chief executive of Battelle for Kids, located in Columbus.

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  6. Northern Virginia football notebook: Mount Vernon is back in a major wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | The Washington Post

    Mount Vernon running back Darrien Newton runs for a touchdown in the Majors' season-opening win against Washington-Lee. When Monty Fritts took over as Mount Vernon 's football coach in August, the team had 40 players and a few extra helmets.

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  7. Lamont Atkins, Lake Braddock stuff the stat sheet against LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | The Washington Post

    Lamont Atkins helped Lake Braddock kick-start its season with 264 all-purpose yards in the Bruins' win over Lee. On the first play from scrimmage in No.

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  8. SafeTrack expected to bring 'extreme crowding' on part of Metro's Blue and Yellow linesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2016 | The Washington Post

    SafeTrack, Metro's yearlong rebuilding program, returns to the Blue and Yellow lines in Northern Virginia this week, just as school resumes for thousands of the region's children and thousands more residents embark on Labor Day weekend getaways. Monday marks the first regular commute of the surge affecting an estimated 18,000 weekday passengers.

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  9. With Metro's SafeTrack Surge #8, we're past the halfway pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The eighth project of Metro's SafeTrack program begins Saturday and puts us past the halfway mark of the 15 projects outlined in the plan. But last week, Metro General Manager Paul J. Wiedefeld left open the possibility that the 10-month program could become more extensive as officials consider adding weekend shutdowns or lengthening the program as the agency continues its investigation and inspections in the aftermath of last month's derailment near the East Falls Church station.

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  10. A touch abruptly ends Washington fencer Kat Holmes's medal hopes - for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    American Kat Holmes, left, competes against Estonia's Erika Kirpu during an individual epee qualifying bout. For 14 years, Kat Holmes worked on her craft.

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  11. Rio 2016 Olympics: Day 1 of competition underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Ginny Thrasher of Springfield, Va., wins the gold medal in the 10-meter air rifle competition.

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  12. American underdog Ginny Thrasher captures first gold medal of the GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Three years ago, then-West Springfield High junior Ginny Thrasher was the 45th-best junior air rifle shooter in the U.S. Today, the 19-year-old NCAA national champion stepped into the first medal event of the Rio Games and did this: American Ginny Thrasher wins the first gold medal of the Olympics in women's 10m air rifle. Upset, neither AP nor SI picked her to medal.

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  13. 3Summer Olympics: Results from womena s 10-meter air rifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Springfield, Va., native Ginny Thrasher, 19, won gold to become the first U.S. medalist in Rio. This is a developing story.

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  14. The Games begin with a bang a " reallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The 2016 Olympic Games are officially underway, and what better way to get things fired off than with the women's 10m air rifle qualifications! Serbian Andrea Arsovic, currently No. 1 in the world rankings, aims to build upon her gold medal at the 2015 European Games, while China's Yi Siling is back to defend her gold in the London 2012 Games.

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  15. Schools, 'sense of community' draw people to North Arlington's YorktownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | 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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  16. Detained six years ago in Egypt and arrested now on a weapons chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A Fairfax County man detained in Egypt six years ago in a case that gained national attention is being held by U.S. law enforcement on a weapons charge. The FBI has been watching Yusuf Wehelie, 25, since at least December, according to documents filed in federal court.

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  17. She started deer-hunting with grandpa; now she's shooting for Team USARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Ginny Thrasher of Springfield qualified for the Rio Olympics in the prone rifle event. She just finished her freshman year at West Virginia.

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  18. Remembering the Summer of Love - as experienced in Springfield, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Ralph Scichilone, at home in Burke, Va., with a recently discovered copy of a weekly music tabloid called Go from 1967. He stored a few copies above his garage years ago and forgot them.

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  19. Virginia pulls 132 confined sex offenders from list of eligible votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, at American Legion Post 176 on June 1, 2016, in Springfield, Va. - State officials abruptly removed 132 sex offenders from Virginia's list of eligible voters last week, reacting to the latest problem emerging from Gov. Terry McAuliffe's sweeping move to restore voting rights to felons who had served out their sentences.

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  20. This house - built with the help of high school students - is on the market for $935,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax Schools construction teacher Marcial Rubio, center, takes a measurement for students as they construct a home in Springfield, Va. This home has all the amenities you'd expect of a suburban Washington residence, including an airy master bedroom, walk-in closets and a spacious kitchen with a broad island.

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