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Arlington Promotes Streetcars

For the past decade, the proposal to put streetcars in Arlington has been pushed and dropped, pushed and dropped. But now, it is looking closer […]

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Featured Business

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NOVA Music Center

Looking for a place to get into music in the Manassas area? Do you want to start up your career as a musician, or perhaps your child’s career? The first step is getting the supplies and that’s where NOVA Music Center can help you. They offer instruments for sale or for rent, depending on how […]

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National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

Most people think of the National Air and Space Museum and focus on the main building. But less known is the small center off to the southwest of the Beltway. In Chantilly, the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center lies, just to the south of the Dulles international airport. Since 2003 it has played the younger sister […]

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Local People

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David Rubenstein Donates $12.3 Million to Robert E. Lee House

The Robert E. Lee house has a great deal of national history. Originally intended to be a monument to George Washington, the plantation overlooks the nations capitol from it’s scenic spot in Arlington. It was owned by Washington’s grandson George Washington Parke Custis and later on Robert E Lee married into the Washington family. He […]

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Lifestyle

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Protect Against Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes are out in high numbers again. The pesky insects range from minor annoyances to deadly plague-spreaders depending on the situation and species (yes, there are different species of mosquitoes). But the ways to deal with them are more or less universal. Here are some tips to keep the number of mosquitoes down. 1) Eliminate […]

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Trending Hate

Usually, trends are about things people like. Shoes. Music. Movies. Overly-priced coffee. Sometimes, however, trends end up being more about what people don’t like than what people do like. It is actually trendy to hate some things, and there are people that spend just as much time devoted to that hatred as some people devote […]

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High Tides, a Spectacular Vista of the Potomac

On the boardwalk of the Potomac River in Colonial Beach, there is a restaurant that’s full of great events. High Tides on the Potomac offers high quality cuisine and a unforgettable vista of the Potomac River. The restaurant offers live music as well at The Black Pearl Tiki Bar. Come on out and try the […]

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Free Rice

Freerice.com is a United Nations World Food Programme project. It’s a website that has two objectives. The first is to give free education. The second is to provide free rice. Simple enough. What you have to do is first select a category. There are several subject to choose from. They are subjects you’d be familiar […]

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Featured Video

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VIDEO: Making ice cream in 60 seconds

  The Nicecream Factory, a liquid nitrogen creamery in Arlington, Va., flash-freezes its ice cream on the spot. Here’s a look at the process in action.

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VIDEO: Michelle Howard Is U.S. Navy’s First Four-Star Admiral

  The Navy has its first female four-star admiral. She is Michelle Janine Howard, promoted on Tuesday to the service’s highest rank. The ceremony was held at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at the Arlington National Cemetery, near the Pentagon. She will serve as the vice chief of naval operations, which makes […]

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Sports

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Nick Wells Goes Pro

The Battlefield High graduate is now in the big leagues. After his days in high school where he went 7-1 with a 1.06 ERA, he was chosen in the third round of the MLB Amateur Draft by Toronto. His record this last season included two no-hitters, 102 strikeouts and 18 walks. Wells will play with […]

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Battlefield Girls Win First-Ever State Title

The Battlefield Girls Bobcats won the Soccer 6A Division State Title last week, after a historic match against the Centreville Wildcats. The girls hugged each other and cried as the game finished. Beating Centreville in the penalty kicks wasn’t easy. They had spent the whole game back and forth with Centreville. They couldn’t seem to […]

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Local Politics

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Fairfax County Goes Green

The Board of Supervisors of Fairfax County has approved new “green” standards to make building practices across the county more environmentally friendly. The standards do not require the use of “green” techniques, such as reducing energy use, but highly encourage them. Historically it has relied solely on the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy […]

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Headlines

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July is National Grilling Month

July is National Grilling Month! With so many great opportunities for barbecues, picnics and pool parties this month, it’s easy to see why. While you’re enjoying your cookout and picnics, don’t neglect food safety. There are simple guidelines you can follow to keep harmful bacteria from multiplying and potentially making your friends and family sick […]

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