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Arlington County Firefighters Honored For Their Service On 9/11

In Virginia, members of the Arlington County Police Department are being honored for their service on Sept. 11.

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Cherry Blossom Festival Organizers To Hold Fundraising Walk

Organizers of this year's Cherry Blossom Festival are holding a fundraising walk Thursday night to help raise money for the relief effort in Japan.

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Study Abroad Programs In Asia, Middle East Uncertain

The turmoil caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan has been a challenge for a D.C. company that runs study abroad programs. And Japan isn't the only country the group is worried about.

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Weekend Fundraiser Planned For Still Crippled Haiti

With daily updates of disastrous conditions in Japan, last winters earthquake in Haiti may seem like a distant memory. But there is still a lot recovery work to be done there.

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Japanese-American Service Group Changes Priorities In Wake Of Disaster

In Virginia, the largest nonprofit organization specifically serving Japanese Americans in the area is desperate to do what it can to help disaster victims back in Japan. The group has decided to take a huge financial risk to do so.

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