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  1. Saratoga Towns in Springfield, Va., offers a small community of townhouses, each with two-car garagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Saratoga Towns is a tiny community of 10 three-and-four-level townhouses on a 1.62 acre lot, adjacent to the existing Saratoga Community. Paula and Shaun Bilodeau wanted to downsize from a single-family house to a townhouse.

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  2. Does Ethiopian food need a facelift?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | The Washington Post

    Two summers ago, as part of owner Sileshi Alifom's ongoing campaign to refine his food at the white-tablecloth Das EthioA pian Cuisine in Georgetown, he attempted to create an East African lasagna. Semi-frozen sections of injera, the fermented EthioA pian flatbread, served as his noodles, which Alifom layered with a yellow split-pea puree, collard greens, red-lentil stew and a mild cheese, all flavors native to his mother country.

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  3. Boys' soccer Top 10: South Lakes overcomes dreaded penalty kicks to secure regional berthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | The Washington Post

    South Lakes players celebrate Monday's 4-4 shootout win over Yorktown in the opening round of the Conference 6 tournament in Reston. South Lakes players kept hearing it in the hallways last week.

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  4. What's it like to be the mother of a high school dropout-turned-rock star?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Hanlon Grohl of Fairfax County with her son, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, when he was about 12 years old. Virginia Grohl is the author of "From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars."

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  5. Free workshops in Springfield, Va., and Silver Spring, Md., to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | The Washington Post

    One sure sign of spring is the plethora of home buyer workshops designed to educate the new crop of potential buyers. Whether you're thinking of buying your first home, refinancing your mortgage, or buying a new property to upgrade or downsize, you can gather information and meet with lenders there.

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  6. Corbett Manor in Springfield, Va., to offer 'a little oasis in a high-tech world'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | The Washington Post

    Corbett Manor will be seven single-family houses in Springfield, Va. One is sold.

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  7. This farm in a shipping container is more than just a source of local produceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Matt von Quillfeldt prepares lettuce seeds in a tray. He is one of the students with intellectual disabilities from GMU's LIFE program.

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  8. Readers remember the strangeness, beauty and controversy of St. ElizabethsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events As I mentioned last week, a new exhibit at the National Building Museum - "Architecture of an Asylum: St. Elizabeths, 1852-2017" - is a fascinating look at Washington's famous mental hospital. If you've never been to St. Elizabeths, go see it.

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  9. Man wanted in an MS-13-related killing in Virginia turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A Maryland man suspected in an MS-13-related murder in Northern Virginia turned himself in Friday evening, police announced Saturday. Dimas Misael Canelas Santos, 27, was charged with the murder of Christian Alexander Sosa Rivas, 21, after he walked into the Prince George's County police department in Maryland and was taken into custody without incident.

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  10. 'A hole in our hearts': A 15-year-old girl lost to MS-13 is laid to restRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Maria Reyes holds a dress her 15-year-old daughter Damaris was going to wear for a quinceaA era celebration on Jan. 28. She went missing Dec. 10 and her body was discovered Feb. 11. Friends and relatives gathered at a church in Gaithersburg, Md., on Thursday morning to bury Damaris, who police believe was killed by members of MS-13 in January. The 15-year-old's body was found Feb. 11 near an industrial park in Springfield, Va.

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  11. Wealthy Virginia suburb grapples with gang violence after recent homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | The Washington Post

    "Unfortunately, we see ourselves as reactive" to the problem, Fairfax police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. said during a public safety committee meeting that focused on a resurgence of violent activity by the transnational Mara Salvatrucha gang, better known as MS-13. Fairfax police said that teenagers from the county have been involved in several of the seven gang-related murders that have occurred in Northern Virginia in recent months.

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  12. She thought she'd saved her daughter from MS-13 by smuggling her to the U.S. She was wrong.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Washington Post

    She thought she'd saved her daughter from MS-13 by smuggling her to the U.S. She was wrong. Maria Reyes holds a dress her 15-year-old daughter Damaris was going to wear for a quinceaA era celebration on Jan. 28. Damaris went missing on Dec. 10 and her body was discovered Feb. 11. Her daughter had been missing for about a month when Maria Reyes hacked into the 15-year-old's Facebook account and discovered the death threats.

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  13. Sure, most dog owners bag their pooch's waste, but why then leave the bag behind?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events Invent a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door. Invent a non-pooping dog and you will be damned for eternity.

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  14. Five charged with murder in gang-related death of Gaithersburg teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Damaris A. Reyes Rivas, 15, was found dead by police in Springfield on Feb. 11 near an industrial park in the 7100 block of Wimsatt Road. Two adults and three teenagers from Northern Virginia have been charged with murder in the gang-related slaying of a 15-year-old Gaithersburg girl.

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  15. Protect Fairfax County residents from predatory towing companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A tow truck pulls into the lot at Advance Towing in Arlington, which has been the subject of many complaints. No one enjoys having his or her automobile towed, but there is a difference between ignoring parking signs and being caught by misleading or hidden signs.

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  16. Man wanted in prostitution case charged with fleeing police with toddler in carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    A man wanted for failing to show up to court in a prostitution case in the District on Wednesday led police on a pursuit hours later that started in Southeast Washington and ended in a crash on the Capital Beltway in Virginia, according to authorities. Officials said there was a 1-year-old boy in the 2001 Audi A6 that was being chased, and that the youngster suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries when the vehicle collided with a Virginia State Police cruiser on I-495 at the I-95 interchange in Springfield.

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  17. Fairfax seeks applicants for police abuse review panel created after fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Washington Post

    John B. Geer was fatally shot in 2013 by a Fairfax County police officer in the doorway of his townhouse in Springfield, Va. Virginia's largest jurisdiction is seeking applicants for a new nine-member civilian panel that will review police abuse cases.

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  18. Virginia to hold public hearings on I-395 HOT lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | The Washington Post

    At a first round of hearings, the Virginia Department of Transportation displayed panels showing the route and effect of the Interstate 395 HOT lanes for public review. People concerned about the Virginia Department of Transportation plan to extend the high-occupancy toll lanes north on Interstate 395 have two chances this week to talk back to VDOT officials.

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  19. After voters reject meals tax, Fairfax schools brace for belt-tighteningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Fairfax County schools superintendent Karen Garza announces her proposed budget at West Potomac High School on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. Fairfax County school officials are grappling with how to plug holes in the school system's budget after county voters rejected a meals tax that would have delivered an estimated $67 million annually.

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  20. Another view of 'Hacksaw Ridge,' from a World War II veteran who experienced itRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Leigh Willoughby of Springfield, Va., was an Army medic during World War II. He served with Desmond Doss, the Medal of Honor recipient who is the subject of the new movie "Hacksaw Ridge."

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