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Second Annual ‘Hike for Her’ Raises Funds for Afghan GIrls

Arlington-based non-profit Ascend Afghanistan celebrates 10th year

Marina LeGree and her team have been teaching Afghan girls how to climb mountains since 2014. While living and working in Afghanistan, LeGree saw a need, and an opportunity, to unlock the leadership skills of young women using the mountains surrounding their homes as a classroom.

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Tour de Clarendon Careens Around Corners in Arlington

Brendon Rhim wins Sunday’s Clarendon Cup 2024

It’s a short one kilometer route that turns sharp corners at Clarendon, Wilson, and Washington Boulevards — one hundred times. That is what makes the Armed Forces Cycling Classic (AFCC) so challenging. The 100 km race goes around 300 corners, each time potentially ending in a crash, as happened a few times on Sunday.

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Flowers, Coins, and Tears: Veterans Honored at Arlington Cemetery

Volunteers collected and placed 140,000 flowers on graves.

The Memorial Day Flowers Foundation brought 140,000 flowers for its annual floral tribute at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day.

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Arlington’s Casual Adventure Seeks Socks to Recycle

Socks are one of the most thrown out clothing item, clogging landfills

"There is a tremendous enthusiasm for the whole repurpose movement. People love the idea of finding a new home or a new way to use something that would otherwise be discarded. Casual Adventure goes above and beyond to reach out to the community to make people more aware of the program. Year after year, people continue to find socks to bring in. Casual Adventure has always ranked in the top 10 nationally which is a win/win for everybody involved." — Mitchell McGuinness, Smartwool Regional Representative

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Candidate Q&A: Jonathan Dromgoole

Candidate Q&A: Jonathan Dromgoole

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Candidate Q&A: Maureen Coffey

Candidate Q&A: Maureen Coffey

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Candidate Q&A: Natalie Roy

Candidate Q&A: Natalie Roy

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Ramadan Tent Iftar Brings Northern Virginia Muslims Together

Local Muslims celebrate unity and democratic values

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Against New Virginia Policies

Teachers, students, and parents in Fairfax and Arlington protest the new governor’s campaign to control content in schools.

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Knife-Wielding Man in Assault at Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque

Man is charged with hate crime after lunging at guard

Shortly before Monday’s afternoon prayer at the Dar al Hirjah Islamic Center near Seven Corners in Fairfax County, a man who was not part of the Muslim community began harassing those outside the entrance of the mosque waiting to pray.

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