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West End School Revealed

Parents express support, but Beauregard future raises concerns from neighbors.

Office building will be retrofitted to become a school.

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Online Virginia Lottery Sales? Don't Bet On It

House panel rejects bill that would allow for sale of lottery tickets over the internet.

A coalition of convenience store owners and religious conservatives worked to till an effort from the Virginia Lottery to allow for online gambling, thwarting an effort aimed at increasing sales among millennial gamblers. The bill, introduced by Del. Roxann Robinson (R-27), was defeated with an overwhelming vote by a House General Laws subcommittee Tuesday afternoon.

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Senate Panel Approves Crackdown on Internet Lenders in Virginia

Bill would subject unregulated loans to rules that apply to consumer-finance loans.

The Wild West of online lending is about to become a little tamer. That’s because a state Senate panel narrowly approved a bill that would subject internet loans to the same restrictions that currently exist for consumer finance loans, a move that would cramp the anything-goes culture of online loans in Virginia.

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‘Expressions 2017’ Wall Calendar

Akiko Lloyd, a resident of the Fountains at Washington House in western Alexandria, used her basket weaving skills to become part of the “Expressions 2017” wall calendar.

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Bishop Ireton's Model UN Team

Bishop Ireton’s 2015-16 Model UN Team won Best Small Delegation at the University of Virginia’s Model UN Conference.

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Bagels, Pickles Take Center Stage at Del Ray Pop-Up

Two farmer’s market favorites find a temporary indoor home.

Friday, Jan. 20, may be listed as Inauguration Day on the calendar, but within the heart of Del Ray there’s another inauguration on the horizon that will hit closer to home: The grand opening of Salt | Bagel, a pop-up blending two Alexandria favorites in one spot.

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New Life for Surrendered Pet in Alexandria

Emmanuel Lassiter loved his dog, Dino. An outgoing pit bull-Rottweiler mix who loved people, Dino was everything Lassiter could want in a dog. But he just couldn’t keep him.

How Tech Can Enhance Seniors' Lives — Senior Services of Alexandria

Technology is all around us — just walk down the street and people are on their cell phones or other devices.

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Senators to Alexandria: Clean Up Your Act by 2020 or Lose State Funding

Lawmakers poo poo city efforts to flush raw sewage.

Members of the Virginia state Senate say they’re tired of hearing excuses about sewage from city officials in Alexandria, and they’re pushing ahead with a plan that one senator calls “the nuclear option.” This afternoon, the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee approved a bill that sets a firm deadline for Alexandria to clean up its act — 2020. If city officials are unable to stop dumping more than 10 million gallons of raw sewage into the Potomac River every year, Alexandria would lose all state appropriations until the problem is fixed.

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Bagels, Pickles Take Center Stage at Del Ray Pop-Up

Two farmer’s market favorites find a temporary indoor home.

The grand opening of Salt | Bagel, a pop-up blending two Alexandria favorites in one spot.

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Predatory Lenders Work Behind the Scenes to Avoid Regulation and Evade the Law

Campaign contributions and political connections used to sidestep crackdown.

Predatory Loans in the Crossfire: Lawmakers conflicted about how to handle high-interest loans.

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Firefighters from Station 201 Read to Lyles-Crouch Elementary Students.

‘So, Who Has Ever Heard of a Turnip?’

The fire engine pulls up in front of Lyles-Crouch Elementary School on Friday morning and four firefighters jump out and head for the front door.

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Thomas Pollack advances to Eagle Scout

Twelve Years from Cub Scout to the Top

Thomas Pollack reached the end of a long journey on Saturday, Jan. 7 when he received his Eagle neckerchief in his Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony at the Army-Navy Country Club.

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Landmark Mall: 1965 - 2017

While big plans move forward for Landmark Mall, small businesses prepare for the end.

After a long battle with vacancy, Alexandria’s Landmark Mall has died.

WMATA requests more funding from Alexandria.

Even with cuts to rail and bus service, the elimination of 500 more Metro employees, and fare increases, Metro is still asking Alexandria for $32.5 million more in FY2018 than they did in FY2017.

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