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Alexandria rolls out cautious welcome mat to food trucks
May 23,2014

Food trucks, already a hit in the District, Arlington, and other parts of the Washington area, are getting a much more cautious reception in Alexandria. Food trucks will get a 16-month tryout in the parks, parking lots, schools and driveways of Alexandria. The Alexandria City Council voted 4-2 Saturday

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Alexandria, Virginia, tops best-read cities list
May 23,2014

For the third straight year, Alexandria, Virginia, has topped Amazon.com's list of the best-read cities. The online retailer announced Tuesday that Alexandria, where many government workers from nearby Washington reside, ranks No. 1 for sales of books, newspapers and magazines in cities of 100,000 people or more


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Helping the Earth and Having Fun - Source Connection News Papers
May 22,2014

The Vienna Community Center recently hosted the sixth annual Green Expo, in which some three dozen, earth-friendly exhibitors showed those attending how to achieve a green lifestyle.

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Alexandria #1 'Well-Read' City in the Nation, Amazon Says - Source Patch
May 22,2014

To kick off the summer reading season, Amazon.com this week announced its fourth annual list of the Most Well-Read Cities in America. Guess which city came out on top?


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13 Students Inducted into the Cum Laude Society
May 22,2014

Thirteen seniors were inducted as new members of the St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School chapter of the Cum Laude Society during a ceremony on April 28. The Cum Laude Society recognizes academic achievement

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Storm Knocks Out Power to Hundreds Across Northern Virginia
May 16,2014

A fast-moving storm that dumped several inches of rain on the area Thursday night and Friday morning has knocked out power to hundreds of homes across Northern Virginia, according to Dominion Power. Here's a breakdown of several jurisdictions seeing power outages Friday morning, as of about 8:30 a.m.:

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How drivers can share streets with cyclists - Source Washington Post
May 16,2014

Many of the more than 14,000 people signed up for Friday’s Bike to Work Day will be inexperienced bike commuters looking to get started by traveling in a convoy with other cyclists.

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Keeping Youth Happy and Healthy - Source Connection News
May 15,2014

According to the Fairfax County 2012-2013 Youth Survey, youth with fewer assets were more likely to be depressed. These assets include high integrity, extra-curricular activities, help from parents, and more.




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