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Walter Reed Closure May Be Felt Most Along Georgia Ave.

After more than a century of providing medical care to wounded warriors, Walter Reed Army Medical Center is ending its mission. The change leaves some of its longtime neighbors wondering what's next.

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Maryland SHA Moves Forward On BRAC Upgrades Without Federal Money

In Maryland, the state Highway Administration will begin upgrading roads connected to the massive expansion of the Bethesda Naval Hospital because of BRAC, even though it doesn't have the money to pay for the projects yet.

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Walter Reed Closing Ceremony Lowers Flag For Last Time

The military hospital that has tended to privates and patients for more than a century is closing its doors. There was a flag casing ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center today -- signaling its imminent closure.

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Metro Adds New Bus Route To Deal With BRAC Traffic Woes In Alexandria

Metro has unveiled a new bus line to help handle traffic problems in Alexandria, Virginia created by the Base Realignment and Closure changes.

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BRAC Update Meeting Planned For Stafford County, Va.

A community meeting is planned tonight in Stafford County, Va. to inform residents of the plans for changes resulting from the Department of Defense's Base Realignment and Closure process.

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McDonnell Continues To Plead With Pentagon Over BRAC Moves

Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-Va.) is once again pleading with the Pentagon to delay moving thousands of its employees to the Mark Center in Alexandria.

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Va. Congressmen Urge Pentagon To Delay BRAC Mark Center Move

Lawmakers are stepping up pressure on the Pentagon to slow down employee moves to a new Department of Defense office building at the Mark Center in Alexandria.

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Alexandria Debates Widening Road Near Mark Center

In Virginia, neighborhood groups in the West End of Alexandria are opposing a proposal to widen Beauregard Street -- a major thoroughfare where more than 6,000 daily commuters are expected to start showing up for work in September.

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