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Alexandria council set to raise taxes, citing increasing costs for schools, Metro
May 05,2017

The Alexandria City Council signaled Monday night that it plans to raise the local property tax rate 5.7 cents, an attempt to address years of overcrowded schools, aging buildings, outdated sewers

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D.C.'s troubled United Medical Center may need a taxpayer bailout — again - Source Washington post
May 03,2017

United Medical Center, the troubled Southeast Washington hospital that has struggled for decades to provide medical care to some of the city’s poorest residents


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Polarization over guns leads to surge in legislation
May 03,2017

The 2016 presidential election was one of the most polarizing election cycles in recent memory, as people on both sides of the aisle expressed distaste for the opposing party’s candidate

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After soaring under Obama, gun industry drops under Trump
May 03,2017

Earlier this year, gun rights groups and gun control advocates met at Capitol Square to face off in dueling rallies and seek support for their views. Gun rights advocates held blaze orange


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Virginia ABC stores register record profits
May 03,2017

It's Saturday night, and it’s busy at the Oxbridge Square ABC store on Hull Street Road. Alone and in groups, shoppers are picking up libations for the evening.

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Trump rally altercations could add to legal woes - Source Politico
May 02,2017

A pro-Donald Trump biker gang’s physical handling of protesters at a weekend rally could add to the president’s legal woes, with one attendee considering a fresh lawsuit

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McAuliffe signs 2025 sewage deadline for Alexandria
Apr 28,2017

The parts of Alexandria’s sewage system that dump raw sewage into the Potomac River when it rains now must be transformed by 2025, after Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a bill the city had vocally opposed.

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Instead of launching tax reform, Trump could ground it - Source Politico
Apr 26,2017

President Donald Trump on Wednesday will release a plan to radically overhaul the American tax code that many Republicans say is unrealistic and could end up hurting the chances of getting




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