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Alexandria Begins Public Outreach To Improve City's Parks

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A nine-month public outreach process is underway in Alexandria to form a framework for the future of the city's large multi-use parks.

They include Four Mile Run, Simpson Stadium, Hensley, and Holmes Run Parks. The goal of the effort is to study and understand the existing conditions and needs for each park.

Maps of each park can be found here.

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Book Review: 'Born To Run,' Bruce Springsteen

Music critic Will Hermes reviews a new autobiography from Bruce Springsteen called Born To Run.
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A Matter Of Taste: What Prix Fixe Menus Say About D.C.'s Dining Scene

Is a meal for a special occasion worth hundreds of dollars?

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Clinton-Trump Showdown Is Most-Watched Presidential Debate

An estimated 84 million people watched Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their first debate Monday, according to TV ratings data from Nielsen, making it the most-watched debate ever.
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When Phones Went Mobile: Revisiting NPR's 1983 Story On 'Cellular'

The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."

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