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Vice President Harris Visits Fibre Space in Alexandria New! 2021-03-06 20:48:59Vice President Kamala Harris visited Fibre Space, a woman-owned small business in Alexandria on Wednesday, March 3, to talk about passing the American

Inside Guest House in Alexandria New! 2021-03-06 20:09:57Kari Galloway, Executive Director of Friends of Guest House in Alexandria, says “It’s hard. Our clients feel like they just got out of pri

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Density: Source of New! 2021-03-06 19:50:47Many people think that density is really good for Alexandria, but in my opinion, almost every major problem within our community can be traced to over

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Overfunding Alexandria’s Stream New! 2021-03-06 19:40:43According to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), the regulatory agency responsible for overseeing stream construction projects thr

Register Now for the Spring “Virtual” Senior Academy New! 2021-03-06 19:31:45Spring is in the air and Senior Services of Alexandria is excited to be hosting its Spring Senior Academy virtually via Zoom starting in April.

Celebrating Purim in Alexandria New! 2021-03-06 19:30:56Students at Agudas Achim Congregation donned their best costumes on Feb. 26 to celebrate Purim, the holiday marking the saving from execution of the J

They’re Back in Alexandria! New! 2021-03-06 17:12:48After nearly a year of virtual learning, Alexandria City Public Schools began the process of returning students to the classroom with a hybrid learnin

Appetite: Plant-Based Cottage Bakery Coming to Del Ray New! 2021-03-06 14:42:38Ah, the smell of pastries – there’s really nothing like it.

Opinion: Commentary: Marijuana Legalization Can Reduce School Inequity New! 2021-03-06 13:45:12Marijuana legalization, which was just passed by the General Assembly, presents a rare opportunity for society to right decades of wrongs.

The Other Alexandria: His Name Lives On – New! 2021-03-06 13:33:42Before 1965, Alexandria, Va. had separate schools for African Americans in the Alexandria school system.

Alexandria Police Arrest One for High-Speed Race on New! 2021-03-06 10:52:51The Alexandria Police Department arrested one driver in connection with a high-speed vehicle race this weekend on I-495.

Alexandria Republicans to Hold Candidate Information Session New! 2021-03-06 10:43:17Local Republican party Chairman Pete Benavage announced that the party is planning an information session on March 6 for local Republicans interested

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Dolce&Gabbana seeks over $600M damages from 2 US New! 2021-03-06 20:54:46MILAN (AP) — The Milan fashion house Dolce&Gabbana has filed a defamation suit in an Italian court seeking over $600 million in damages from

Dozens rally before ex-officer put on trial in New! 2021-03-06 20:09:35ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Dozens of people gathered in front of the Minnesota governor’s mansion on Saturday to demand accountability for pol

'We can do big things,' Schumer says as New! 2021-03-06 18:34:19WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions were raw ahead of midnight as Republican leader Mitch McConnell rose in the Senate for the purpose of publicly ridicu

Oregon governor gets Johnson & Johnson vaccination New! 2021-03-06 18:25:33SCAPPOOSE, Ore. (AP) — Democratic Oregon Gov. Kate Brown received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Saturday and is encouraging others to get

LA County may return beachfront land taken from New! 2021-03-06 18:19:20MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles county officials may return a beachfront property that was seized from a Black family nearly a centur

Alaska Native, former state lawmaker John Sackett dies New! 2021-03-06 17:55:48ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Native leader and former state lawmaker John Sackett has died. He was 76.

Virginia GOP tries again to develop nomination plans New! 2021-03-06 17:48:42RICHMOND Va. (AP) — Republican Party leaders in Virginia will hold a virtual meeting Friday to try to develop a new plan for choosing nominees f

Arizona to accept consular ID cards as valid New! 2021-03-06 17:40:59PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona is changing state law to accept consular identification cards as legal forms of identification.

Protesters burn masks at Idaho Capitol rally against New! 2021-03-06 17:39:53BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At least a hundred people gathered at the front of the Idaho Capitol on Saturday to burn masks in a protest against measures

New protests in Spain over the jailing of New! 2021-03-06 17:37:07BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Several hundred protesters marched Saturday in Spain's northeastern city of Barcelona against the authorities' crackdo

Biden, Dems prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T virus New! 2021-03-06 17:31:48WASHINGTON (AP) — An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Saturday as President Joe Biden and his Democratic

At the NBA All-Star Game, HBCUs will take New! 2021-03-06 17:25:08Mo Williams played for the Eastern Conference in the 2009 NBA All-Star Game, and he fully understands the enormity of the event’s platform.

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Opinion: Commentary: Bringing Virginia into the Light 2021-02-25 03:30:57The last week of the 2021 General Assembly Session has arrived and it will prove to be an exciting time with many big issues on the agenda.

Controlling Gun Violence 2021-02-25 02:16:44Fulfilling their campaign promises to take action against gun violence, Democrats in the General Assembly are sending Gov. Ralph Northam several gun-v

Virginia Study of Plant Invaders Set 2021-02-20 02:31:18Ecologists advise that invasive plant species grow at the expense of our ecosystem and our pocketbooks.

The Strange Career of Felon Disenfranchisement 2021-02-18 03:39:58Felons have been prohibited from voting in Virginia since 1830, when the "right to suffrage" was denied "to any person convicted of any infamous of

Opinion: Column: If Michael Corleone Had Lung Cancer 2021-02-18 02:01:28"Just when I thought I was out ... they pull me back in."

Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental 2021-02-18 01:40:24The Noman M. Cole Jr. Pollution Control wastewater treatment plant was recently recognized for their “Tertiary Filters Rehabilitation Project,&r

Inspiring Young People in Creative Learning Activities 2021-02-18 00:45:32With more than five decades as an honored symphony, Fairfax Symphony Orchestra (FSO) adds 2021 Dominion Energy ArtStar to its accolades.

Burke’s Brightest Seasonal Corner 2021-02-12 22:21:45Drivers traveling on Lee Chapel Road in Burke are reminded that Valentine’s Day is upon us, thanks to Larry Gould’s eye-catching red heart

Opinion: Column: “Clinical Correlation Suggested” 2021-02-12 04:38:50Means what exactly?

Black History and Regional Parks 2021-02-12 03:42:35In many ways, the history of Northern Virginia is the history of America.

New Community with Park-Like Environment in McLean 2021-02-11 23:24:34A former public servant’s creative vision and dedication to preserving parklands was the inspiration behind a new residential area in Northern V

Editorial: Send in Pet Photos for Pet Connection 2021-02-11 04:29:47The Pet Connection, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish the last week of February, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your fami

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