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Virginia Trails Nation in Placing Foster Children with Relatives

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Green Late Deal in Alexandria

Broken promises and missed deadlines plague Eco-City Alexandria.

Alexandria adopted its Eco-City charter with great fanfare in 2008 along with a promise: The charter would be renewed in a decade. That deadline has now come and gone with no plans to update it. In 2009, members of the City Council approved an Eco-City action plan along with another promise: It would be renewed in five years. Once again, city officials breezed through that deadline.

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Protestors: ‘Resign Ralph!’

Fairfax NAACP and others gather to demand resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam, who was a “no-show” at the event.

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Transgender Bathrooms: A Local Matter?

Alexandria’s School Board weighs in on high-profile lawsuit against another jurisdiction.

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Governor Northam Signs Bill Requiring Clergy to Report Child Abuse

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Zoning, Pets and Religion, Oh My in Alexandria

In split vote, council approves poultry slaughterhouse.

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Paving Way to Rename Jefferson Davis Highway

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Environmental Groups Glad About Virginia Coal Ash Cleanup Law

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T.C. Williams Lights

Permanent contract or changeable legislation?

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‘Broken Systems’ in Alexandria?

Council, School Board meeting reviews budget process challenges.

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The Hidden History of Del Ray

Uncovering the secret past in the Town of Potomac.

Gambling. Corruption, Racism. Greed. These are all part of a little-known narrative from the Del Ray's long-ago past, a time when progressive leaders closed a corrupt racetrack and formed the Town of Potomac, only to see an unwanted attempt by Alexandria City Hall to steal the land in a controversial annexation.

Increasing Access to Naloxone in Virginia

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Virginia Student-Athletes Receive Further Concussion Protection

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Who Should Approve Alexandria Building Use Changes?

Council to decide whether to delegate certain commercial-to-residential building approvals to city staff.

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