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Ban Battle Botched

Inside the failed effort to ban assault weapons in Virginia.

Banning assault weapons was a major priority for gun-violence prevention advocates in early 2020...

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Titanic Celebrations

ACHS class of 2022 graduates

The inaugural graduating class of Alexandria City High School held its commencement ceremony June 4 at George Mason University’s EagleBank Arena.

ARHA and Alexandria Youth Impact Program Offering Free Two-Week Leadership Camp for Kids Ages 10-14

The Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) and the Alexandria Youth Impact Program (YIP) are joining forces to offer a two-week leadership camp for students at no cost to families.

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‘We Will Be Relentless’

City marks National Gun Violence Awareness Day.

Market Square was a sea of orange as more than 350 people turned out June 3 for the Alexandria Chapter...

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Fauci Flip Flop

Republican candidate tries to walk back 'Fauci should be jailed' comment.

Republican congressional candidate Karina Lipsman is trying to walk back her comment that President Biden's chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci "should be jailed," a position she took during a time when she was battling four competitors to get the nomination to run in the Eighth Congressional District. Now that she has secured the nomination in a GOP convention, she is flip flopping on Fauci.

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“I want to let kids know there is another way out. If you dream big you can get there.”

Tokyo Olympic boxer Troy Isley

Hometown Olympic boxer Troy Isley and Tokyo silver medalist Keyshawn Davis paid a visit to Patrick Henry Elementary School...

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“Every Memorial Day we honor our past Commanders who are buried in this cemetery.”

American Legion Post 24 Commander Henry Dorton

Alexandria paid tribute to its fallen veterans May 30 with Memorial Day ceremonies at Alexandria National Cemetery...

ASC to Honor Duncan, Sheridan

High school athletes to be awarded $50,000.

Prominent real estate executive Lee Duncan and retired Arlington County Circuit Court Judge Paul Sheridan will be honored at the 65th annual...

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Discharge Dispute

Toxic coal tar waste from Alexandria Gas Works site at center of federal lawsuit.

The Potomac Riverkeeper Network is suing the city of Alexandria in federal court, charging city officials are...

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‘Fair Winds and Following Seas’

ODBC marks opening of boating season.

The Old Dominion Boat Club, a waterfront institution in Alexandria since 1880...

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Festival of Speed and Style

Car show benefits local charities.

The Old Town Festival of Speed & Style returned to Alexandria May 22, taking over the lower blocks of King Street...

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'Fauci Should Be Jailed'

Republican candidate for Congress in the 8th calls for incarceration of medical advisor.

The Republican candidate for Congress in the 8th Congressional District is calling for President Biden's chief medical advisor to be "jailed," a comment she made during a candidates forum hosted by the Alexandria Republican City Committee earlier this month.

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Taking on Beyer

Five Republican candidates seek nomination in convention to challenge incumbent congressman.

Usually Republicans have to recruit candidates to run against four-term U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8). Not this year. Five Republicans are seeking the Republican nomination for the 8th Congressional District in a convention later this month.

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Out With the Old

Demolition begins at Landmark Mall

The demolition of Landmark Mall began May 12 as redevelopment of the 52-acre in the city’s West End site gets underway.

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Portside in Old Town Summer Festival

Expanding to two days and returning to the Old Town Alexandria waterfront for the first time since 2019, the Portside in Old Town Summer Festival kicks off...